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Fort Charlotte Guest House

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1 Charlotte Street | South Mainland, Lerwick ZE1 0JL, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Centrally located in Lerwick. Great room, clean and proper. The managers (Lynne and Jim) very friendly and helpful. Good breakfast options (my wife particularly enjoyed Lynne's oatmeal porridge!). Wi-fi excellent. I might very well return to shetland at some point in the future, and if I do, I will definitely stay here again!

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Siena, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My son and I spent a week on the Shetland Islands. Our room was very large, bright, clean and very very comfortable. Breakfast was super yummy. The owners are really friendly, helpful and make you feel at home. The bandb is in the town centre near some good restaurants and cafes. I recommend it if you go to the Shetland... More 

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Treviso, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Guest House in the heart of Lerwick. The hosts wonderful and very helpful . Very clean, quiet and beautiful rooms with wifi. Breakfast exceptional: english breakfast freshly cooked, fruit, yogurt, cereals, juices. Special palce!!!

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Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very central location in Lerwick. Very well appointed guest house with every facilty available (en suite shower, hairdrier, shower gel, shampoo, TV with Freeview, tea and coffee making facilities, free and strong wifi). Delicious breakfasts with fresh fruit salad, full Scottish, scrambled eggs with smoked salmon etc. Very helpful hosts. Spotlessly clean. Cannot recommend it highly enough.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Have just left the wonderful establishment managed by Lynne and Jim. This was a 'return' visit and we couldn't wait to experience the fabulous hospitality given by our hosts again. As ever, beautifully appointed rooms and a delicious breakfast in the morning. Both Lynne and Jim give suggestions for excursions should they be needed which will ensure that visitors will... More 

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Newent UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A very comfortable B&B with welcoming and helpful hosts.A varied breakfast menu from which to choose and all deliciously cooked. And as previously mentioned, an excellent fish and chip shop nearby and very good value too.

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Fort Charlotte Guest House is a little gem - very clean, lovely rooms, good generous breakfast served by the owners, who are very friendly. The guest house is very central and close to Jim's Fish and chip shop, which is the best in town(Jim is the owner of the guest house) I would highly recommend this B & B it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I had a lovely stay at the Fort Charlotte Guest House, which I found through Trip Advisor. I visited Shetland for just a few days but it will remain one of the top memories of my recent trip to the highlands and isles, and that's mostly because of the friendly B&B hosts, Lynne and Jim. They are delightful, and nothing... More 

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Geilo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Guesthouses don't get any better than this. Perfect location, personally designed rooms, delicate white towells, almond shampoo, soap & shower gel. Hairdryer, adapter, coffee, tea, cookies. Most amazing breakfast with choices, and not foregetting " two lovely, hardworking owners" both redheads, giving all their personal service and help, when asked. Nice to have privacy and quietness as well during afternoon... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

... with friendly service, decent rooms and lovely breakfast. Very informative about things to do out and about in Shetland. The first floor room on the corner overlooking Commercial Street is good. Suitable for tourists and business visitors alike.

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