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Scalloway Hotel

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed overnight on way back from offshore due to weather. Lovely hotel and great food. Room was good standard and beds were comfortable. Good night sleep. Would consider returning in my time off and explore the island a bit more.

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Thank Sam W
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

....in the bar on a Tuesday night. I had crab claws in a creamy garlic sauce with a side order of really well-fried skinny chips. Food heaven washed down with a glass of entirely suitable Pinot Grigio. Everything about this was wonderful. Attentive but not over fussy service. Highly recommmended. Free WiFi.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After a disappointing booking elsewhere Peter was able to give us a room for 2 nights with no notice. Room was neat clean modern no complaints. The big plus was the pub and restaurant. Food in the bar was superb. We were hooked on the big bowl of cracked crab claws! Consequently we canceled all the carefully made plans to... More 

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Thank Twocanns
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch in the bar. We had some amazing seafood. Mussels on the entree were the best I've had... Perfectly cooked. My wife had the lobster which was very tasty. I had beef roast for main which was very nice also, although I ordered rare it was close to medium, but still very good quality food.

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Thank Mark F
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the central Waterfront area of the historic village of Scalloway -- Shetland's ancient capital -- the Scalloway Hotel has an excellent position. Despite that, it used to be faded and not at all distinguished until a few years ago, when Peter and Caroline Mckenzie took it over. Under their leadership, it has been transformed. Their first move was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Scalloway hotel is a charming family-run hotel located on the picturesque seafront by the harbour. My room had a beautiful view and was delightfully decorated and furnished in contemporary Scottish style with tasteful furniture and Harris Tweed cushions and drapes. It was enormously comfortable and stylish. The food was exceptional and imaginative, featuring fresh local produce cooked to a... More 

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Caroline M, Owner at Scalloway Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I'd just like to correct one observation about our rooms. All our soft furnishings are made from genuine Shetland tweed, woven at Jamieson's Mill in the village of Sandness. Our Shetland wool carpets and cushions come from another local company - Jamieson and Smith. While we're great fans of Harris Tweed, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Went along Scalloway Hotel on Sunday for lunch. Was greeted with a lovely friendly young waiter who let us choose which table we wanted. Didn't think we were that hungry but the menu was so inviting we ended up having a 3 course lunch. Everything was cooked to perfection and will deffinately be going back soon.

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Thank Perriemagnie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We came across the Scalloway by chance during our stay on Shetland. It has a choice of bar meals or an upmarket restaurant. We chose the latter and it exceeded our expectations. The quality of the produce, and the preparation and presentation of the food was superb. The customer service was attentive and accommodating to any request. We had the... More 

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Thank Steve C
Tiverton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We took a spin out from Lerwick for somewhere different to eat following a recommendation from some colleagues and we weren't disappointed. The food whilst a bit out of company policy on price was excellent. I particularly liked the attention to detail, the waiting staff knew everything about the menu and described what was on offer in every detail. This... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

I stayed for 1 night on a business trip and loved my time here. Service is impeccable, breakfast buffet is incredible and the facilities are lovely. I'd highly recommend the restaurant food, but you pay for the luxury!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Food & drink at the hotel
Scalloway Hotel Restaurant
Scalloway Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, European
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Scalloway Hotel

Address: Main Street, Scalloway ZE1 0TR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Shetland Islands > Mainland > Scalloway
Hotel Class:3 star — Scalloway Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Scalloway Hotel Shetland Islands
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