We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 38 Shetland Islands B&Bs / inns

Drumquin Guest House

Brae, ZE29QJ, Scotland
Hotel amenities
  • Overview
  • Reviews (26)
  • Photos (20)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (3)
  • Location
  • More
Drumquin Guest House
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Shetland Islands
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

26 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    26
    0
    0
    0
    0
See reviews for
6
8
Solo
0
1
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a Shetlander you would think you would know where all the best places to eat would be. This is not the case. When the Drumquin Guest House was mentioned for a meal with family and friends last weekend it was the first I had ever of this place and boy I can tell you I wish I had known... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

In 2012 my wife and I cycled 3000 miles of the North Sea Cycle Route which took us through the Shetlands. Of all the places we stopped at on our 3 month tour this is the one we still talk about, the best of the trip. We were so lucky they had had a cancellation as I get the impression... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nottingham
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013 via mobile

I recently visited Shetland for work, I needed to stay in the vicinity of Sullom Voe, so Brae was an oblivious choice, what I found lacking was just that, choice, there was a hotel at over £100 per night, no doubt very pleasant, then there was an over priced mediocre motel style hotel at £80 per night, I count myself... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Scalloway, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Certainly the best food I have had for a long while and I've been several places around the World now.The portions was exceptional,hospitality like nowhere else,certainly worth a visit if you're in Shetland.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

This is a real home from home. The guest lounge is friendly and welcoming - a wood burning stove, and everything to make your stay comfortable. It's an excellent coffee shop during the day too, as well as providing for your evening meal if you want it. Handily adjacent to a prize winning fish and chip shop if you want... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Aberdeenshire
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

A home from home. A warm welcome from Robert,Leslie & staff who are an asset to them. We stayed for a weekend. We had the use of room's 8&9 lovely clean & plenty of room in them as well. The coffee shop always busy. We enjoyed a lovely meal very big portions & deserts to die for. All in all... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

It's a small set up, so you order your dinner selection the day before from the menu available online. I'd heard good things about Drumquin before I went but wasn't expecting it to be THAT good! The portion size was on the large side but far from the pile it high bang it out of the kitchen and keep 'em... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lerwick, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We stopped by on a Sunday afternoon for a cuppa. What a delicious selection of cakes were on offer! We enjoyed scones with Jam and the most delicious vanilla cream. We could have sat for hours! the owners Leslie and Robert were the perfect hosts and we will most definitely be back again for an evening meal.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Thanks for a lovely relaxing lunch at your excellent establishment. We were 3 old friends looking for a relaxing place to catch up which also serves excellent food. We got both plus excellent, friendly service in a non rushed environment. Thanks very much. from "the 3 Midwives"

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shetland
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We had only heard about Drumquin quite recently, and as we were out for a drive we decided to stop in for lunch. They were very busy and it took a little while to get our food - but food this good is worth waiting for. I had a Cajun chicken burger - I expected a small chicken fillet, but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Drumquin Guest House, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Drumquin Guest House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Drumquin Guest House

Address: Brae, ZE29QJ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Shetland Islands
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Drumquin Guest House Shetland Islands, United Kingdom

20 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (5)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (16)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (9)

Amenities

Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Drumquin is the ideal location for the holiday or business traveller.Enjoy a relaxing stay at a former Victorian schoolhouse, in central Brae. Experience superb food and hospitality in a location that is ideal for exploring the North Mainland and the Isles. Our beautifully appointed, year-round, guest accommodation provides an eclectic mix of the old and the new. All our rooms are comfortable, bright and modern and our inviting traditional guest lounge is the ideal place to chill out in front of a real fire after a day of adventure.Drumquin is conveniently located near all the amenities Brae has to offer, and the public transport network. So, whether you intend to travel on foot, by bicycle or by car, Drumquin is an excellent base from which to explore the rugged beauty of the North Mainland and the Northern Isles. In addition to our comfy rooms and delicious food, we also have a cosy guest lounge. Why not curl up in front of the open fire after an exciting day of adventure or a long day of business meetings.We also have a range of books about Shetland and the coffee pot is always on in the dining room next door to the guest lounge.Our wide screen TV has the full Sky package. And we have free Wifi facilities throughout the houseStorage space is available for guests with bicycles.Leslie Anderson & Robert Webster ... more   less 
Number of rooms
9

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer

    Bookmark for later
    Save Saved
    You added Drumquin Guest House to your Saves list