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Alder Lodge Guest House

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6 Clairmont Place, Lerwick ZE1 0BR, Scotland
Alder Lodge Guest House
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Thurso, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We spent two nights at the Alder Lodge Guest House and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. The room was large, comfortable and clean and the breakfast cooked to order was delicious (starting to get hungry thinking about it now). Karen and Keith where incredibly helpful in providing local island knowledge(Karen recommended some local coastal walking routes as we are keen... More 

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Durris, Aberdeenshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

6 of us stayed for 4 nights in Alder Lodge Guest House we were there for Up Helly Aa, Karen and Keith were very welcoming and very helpful telling us what to expect at Up Helly Aa nothing was too much trouble. The rooms are very clean and spacious the bed was so comfortable, the breakfast was made to order... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I stayed more than a week at Alder Lodge in Lerwick in May 2014 while I was on a walking holiday. The hosts were very welcoming and the room was large and very comfortable. Everything was absolutely spotless. The Lodge is close to downtown Lerwick, just a short walk away. Breakfast was delicious and made to order. I would stay... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and got exactly what we expected except the breakfast was better than anticipated. Clean and tidy, an easy walk into town and helpful hosts. A good solid B&B. And the breakfast was up there with the best of its type.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Stayed in annex. Top floor room on left. Spacious bedroom with white sheets on bed and en-suite. Only ever saw one other person staying there, so also had run of the kitchen and living room. Only downside was house had a strange smell throughout on arrival. I left the window in my room open, however, and it was gone in... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Karen and Keith, and their staff were very helpful and welcoming. I had their single room (5) in the main guest house which had a separate bathroom a few steps away - very good value for 3 nights. Excellent breakfasts with black pudding. I noted they have a separate dining room where you can eat takeaways in the evening but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Even before we'd arrived, the wonderful owners of Alder Lodge, Karen and Keith, were friendly, accommodating and helpful. They helped us with suggestions of places to go (e.g. west coast when the sea mist rolls into the East) and with an early check-in. Keith and Karen have a great enthusiasm for the Islands and endless patience in answering questions from... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We stayed in the annex. The room is still nice, but it's about a 5 minute walk to the main house which is annoying in the morning. There's a TV in the annex room, and if you ask in the main house they might let you borrow one of their DVDs. There's also a kitchen in the annex, but you... More 

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AlderLodge5705, Owner at Alder Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks for your review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I would like to correct a couple of points you have made so that others are aware of our procedures. When bookings are made with us and we cannot offer a room at the Guest House, the Annexe is offered as an alternative... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We stayed in the annex rather than the main house, and our twin room was clean, comfortable and spacious. And it had a kettle, which is always a bonus. The annex has a large shared kitchen, which was really useful for preparing sandwiches, and a shared sitting room. Breakfast was good, although it was ever so slightly inconvenient to have... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in total, Comfortable, spacious rooms. We had good breakfasts and I too enjoyed smoked haddock. Karen and Keith were and very helpful, friendly hosts. Located very close to town centre.

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