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Baltasound Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Baltasound ZE2 9DS, Scotland
Baltasound Hotel
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Rating summary
  • 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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Hobart, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Baltasound last July lovely place, clean, friendly, evening meal was lovely as was breakfast, easy access to where ever you would like to visit on Unst.... a bit pricey but to be expected on an Island so far away from everywhere else....can certainly recommend this place to everyone, don't expect a five star but was still really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a only a brief 1-night stay for business, out of season. But Amie and the staff couldn't have made me feel more welcome, both during the booking process and the stay itself. The Unst salmon that was served in the restaurant was (by far) the best salmon I have ever tasted. Everything was perfect for my brief stay,... More 

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Standish, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Baltasound Hotel whilst visiting my family who live in Baltasound Unst, the most northerly inhabited island of the Shetlands. I only ate at the restaurant and did not stay there overnight. The staff at the hotel were very pleasant and greeted us on arrival. The restaurant was quite busy on a Saturday lunch time. We were seated... More 

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Steven S, Public Relations Manager at Baltasound Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to review our restaurant. We are so pleased that you and your party left happy with our standards and service. I will pass on your kind comments to all the staff. More 

Lerwick, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We were there this summer and it was a fantastic place to be with amazing views and excelant staff, Good food for your evening meal and a massive breakfast just what you need for a busy day in Unst the rooms were very clean and well looked after but some TLC needed but never the less nice beds and warm... More 

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Mirfield, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This was our third autumn visit to the Baltasound , whilst on a autumn gold trip with shetland wildlife. It maintains it's friendly ,welcoming charm. The food is excellent, a menu to suit all tastes , I particular enjoyed the fresh mussels , fish dishes and a good assortment of sweets. The chalet type rooms are homely and comfortable .... More 

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Somerset, England
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This hotel on the most northerly island in the Shetland ring is a very agreeable place to stay. Good food, pleasant helpful staff and clean warm bedrooms in the outdoor chalet accommodation. The village with its well stocked shop and post office is 5 minutes walk away. Holidaying on the island of Unst is the pastime of people who love... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We spent 2 nights at the Baltasound hotel and could find no fault. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, our room was spotless, cozy and comfortable and perfect to retire to after a long hike. And the food was excellent, we had dinner there both nights. And there were numerous breakfast options. Only minor complaint was that maybe the... More 

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Laramie, Wyoming
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We spent two nights here during our visit to Shetland. We had been to Unst once before but couldn't explore much without staying on the island. We had one of the chalet units around the courtyard. Small but clean and efficient, with a small porch. Breakfasts were very good - we didn't have dinner at the hotel, as there's a... More 

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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

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
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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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