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Fort Charlotte Guest House

Certificate of Excellence
1 Charlotte Street | South Mainland, Lerwick ZE1 0JL, Scotland
Fort Charlotte Guest House
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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
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Brilliant place! Everything you need, very modern fully equipped kitchen, very comfy living area. Excellent hosts, accommodation was handy with everything, would highly recommend! Will certainly be back!!

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Dunblane, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This B&Bis very well situated in the heart of Lerwick, close to the Fort, the harbour and bus station. There is a very old cobbled street to walk up to get to the main door; it's not far but it is steep. I was dropped off at the edge of the pedestrian zone, dragged my suitcase up the cobbles and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The best place to stay in the Shetlands!! Great host! Plenty to do and see within walking distance. Museums, movie theater, music, pubs...Try the soldiers for breakfast...... I came for the night, but stayed 3 days, next time I would stay a few more days just to read the history available at the B&B.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

First time here but it wont be the last. Very clean and tidy room, and the full cooked Breakfast in the morning is superb, I did not need anything to eat til early supper time. Very friendly hosts. got to be the best place in Shetland.

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