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Baltasound ZE2 9DS, Scotland
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Baltasound Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Baltasound
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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North Devon
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Baltasound is one of the most northerly hotels in the United Kingdom being located on the Shetland Island of Unst. We visited in Midsummer and experienced the strange phenomenon of 24 hour daytime. Up here, they call it "Simmer Dim". It did get very dim for about two hours around 12-2 am but it really was light for the rest... More

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Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here two night exploring Unst. At first I was disappointed by the exterior: wooden chalets which could use some fresh paint. But the room itself is good: clean, nice beds, wifi, tv, nice (but small) shower. The food in the restaurant is very good and affordabble, the staff is very friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Our room was in one of the chalet-style single storey buildings grouped round a small courtyard with small steps leading up to a wooden terrace at the front. There were 3 rooms in the building. We had a small but cosy pine-panelled room, spotlessly clean and comfortable. The bathroom was compact but well-equipped (tho a hairdryer would have been appreciated!)... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This hotel is the most northerly in the UK. The rooms are comfortable and acceptable. Ours was one of those in the main building but still designed along the principles of a chalet style. The food is locally sourced and plenteous. Important to book evening meals, even if staying, since places to eat are limited on Unst. Breakfasts are equally... More

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Northern Ireland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The hotel is essentially a large building with a garden, around which are a number of what could be referred to as cabins...butlins style, I would say, but quite comfortable and clean. You do have to remember this is a very remote area.... no Holiday inns here. The staff are friendly and efficient and the food is very good especially... More

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Peak District
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103 reviews 103 reviews
102 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay in this hotel in the most northerly village in the UK - it certainly feels a long way from anywhere. The staff are incredibly friendly and worked hard to ensure people enjoyed their stay. The room was large with a big bathroom - I suspect it was the "mobility impaired" room. Just one problem -... More

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Fochabers, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Enjoyed our dinner at the hotel, food was good although one of our party had to return his duck breast as this was uncooked and too tough to eat. Staff did replace this with a different selection of salmon. Good value for money though!

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We spent four days at the Balatsound hotel in May with dinner each evening. This is a simple hotel in a remote area that does all the important things very well. The owners and staff were helpful at all times and are just nice friendly people. Our room was clean and comfortable. Three or four choices of fresh fish were... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Stayed here last week as part of a Tour group. I had a little log cabin to myself and it was perfect. The location is fantastic with outstanding views all around. Food was very good and the staff and service was excellant. Will definitely stay again.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This hotel is fine - especially given its location - but we did not get the super service which other reviewers mentioned. Rooms in the chalets are OK and some work was in progress to smarten up. Small though. Food was quite good - but very slow in being prepared. We had booked dinner at 7.30 and arrived in the... More

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Address: Baltasound ZE2 9DS, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Shetland Islands > Unst > Baltasound
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Also Known As:
Baltasound Hotel Shetland Islands

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Baltasound Hotel is a small family run hotel only a few hundred yards from Baltasound Pier and Marina. Its central location makes the hotel an ideal base for exploring Unst. The hotel offers accommodation in the modern inside rooms and Scandinavian style pine log cabins. Breakfast, afternoon tea & coffee as well as the evening meals are served in the hotel Restaurant and lounge. All meals are prepared fresh to order using local fresh seafood and locally grown vegetables (seasonal) which made the restaurant a finalist in 2012 Highlands and Islands Restaurant of The Year. Every year we do everything to provide our guests with an outstanding service to make them feel welcomed like at home. ... more   less 
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