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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Very high standard accommodation. Have been here 4 time now for work in april and October. It's far enough from town that you get peace but close enough. They offer a loyalty program for repeat business and try to think of everything. Already booked for next April's trip

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Reviewed November 3, 2016

I stay here every 6 months when on business in Shetland. I have stayed in all the top apartment and also the Peerie Swabbie. I can honestly say it feels like home. The apartments are excellent. They have everything you would expect from high quality self catering. The showers are great and beds are really comfy. I won't be changing...

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Johannesburg
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our week at Decca. Our apartment was comfy and cosy, and was really equipped with everything we could possibly need and more! The views from the apartments of the hills and sheep grazing in the field next door were gorgeous and we were perfectly situated to explore the Shetlands from our Lerwick base. Some really lovely touches:...

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Steve-Shetland, Owner at Self Catering Shetland, responded to this review

Thank you Amanda, it was lovely to meet yourself and your dad - what an adventurer he is. We hope you both got home safely, and enjoyed the rest of your holiday. It would be great to see you again. Gillian & Steve :-)

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 19, 2016

We stayed 2 nights at Tammie Norie, The Decca. Excellent! Clean and tidy with everything we could have asked for. We're sorry our stay was not longer. Steve met us in Lerwick and drove us to the accommodation (we would have been exhausted walking up Ladies Drive with our back-packs). Warm, comfortable with TV, etc. A very minor criticism:- We...

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Gillian H, Owner at Self Catering Shetland, responded to this review

Thank you Ken - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay - and indeed - point now noted to ourselves....there is a gate at the side of the garden ground, we should have pointed that out to you - we shall now remember to do this! We have ranked 2nd out of 7 Speciality Lodgings since our first review...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed September 18, 2016

This is a very well run set of self catering cottages just outside the town of Lerwick. It is clean and well maintained, with all the comforts of home. We stayed in Skarf which was very spacious for two couples as it sleeps six. The directions from Sumburgh airport were clear so it was easy to find. The visitor information...

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Gillian H, Owner at Self Catering Shetland, responded to this review

Thank You Rosslyn, It was great to meet you all, and we are so glad you enjoyed Shetland and staying with us. We certainly enjoyed meeting you all. Maybe you will return again - Safe travels home. Gillian & Steve :-)

Where ever i may roam
Reviewed September 8, 2016

If you like a central location, like to self cater and want to tour the Isles there is no better place to start. The proprietors Steve and Gillian go out of their way to make your stay relaxing, informative and interesting. Wether you choose the Decca out of the town centre or the flat in Lerwick the quality is excellent....

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Gillian H, Owner at Self Catering Shetland, responded to this review

Thank you Terry & Ruth for your lovely review :-) It was great to have you both stay again, and glad you enjoyed Corbie our town centre apartment. We look forward to seeing you both again ..... meantime 'Stay between the verges' - Gillian & Steve ;-)

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Just back in New Zealand after trip to UK and the Shetland Islands and still telling people how wonderful we found Blydest self-catering. Very clean and tidy with everything provided. Even has lovely views from kitchen and living room window. Everything provided, as if the owners had just gone out for a few days. Good parking and easy walking distance...

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Peterhead
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Really great place to stay. We stayed in the Tammie Norrie upstairs and it was brilliant. Very clean, Great kitchen very modern and tidy. The living room was great with two nice leather chairs with foot stools and good selection of Dvd.s plus board games and books on Shetland which was great when the weather turned very bad. The bathroom...

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Gillian H, Owner at Self Catering Shetland, responded to this review

Thank you Ally for your great reveiw. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us - granted you did indeed get very bad weather for the time of year! We look forward to having you stay with us again - remember your 10% loyalty discount if you stay for 2 + nights, and come back before August 2019! :-)

Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from lerwick Shetland Islands we staid at the Deca apartment complex ladies drive lerwic.I was very impressed not usually into self catering but have been converted. Top quality the owner Steven hendry has thought of absolutely everything.well done and thank you for a great stay

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Gillian H, Owner at Self Catering Shetland, responded to this review

Thank you David for your kind review - we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Maybe see you back again some day - Gillian & Steve :-)

St. Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 22, 2016

We had a very nice stay in the comfort and great facilities of Skooty Allan. The two bed apartment had everything we hoped for and much more besides. The owners seem to have thought of everything for their guests and we were very glad we decided to stay there. The booking process was very easy and straightforward as was check...

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Gillian H, Owner at Self Catering Shetland, responded to this review

Why Thank You Peter, for taking time to give us your kind review - we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Remember if you return within 3 years of your last trip, for 2 plus nights, you will get our 10% Loyalty Discount ;-) Enjoy the summer ahead.... Gillian & Steve :-)

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Decca is where 8 or our Apartments are located, in a hillside setting, yet 5 minutes drive to the town centre. 20 minutes walk to the nearest hotel/restaurant, and supermarket, with private parking within the garden grounds. 4 & 3 star rated. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Self Catering Shetland

Address: Ladies Drive, Lerwick ZE1 0NA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Shetland Islands > Mainland > Lerwick
Price Range: $78 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Self Catering Shetland 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“I do not know why TA assume that the property is a hotel as it self catering so really non of the comments are applicable.”
 of 5 bubbles The_rally_dudes, Sep 8, 2016 | Read review
“Very popular so book early.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnnyUK7, Aug 26, 2016 | Read review
“The Grey Gos will easily accommodate six people.”
 of 5 bubbles ruadh_grian, Jun 14, 2016 | Read review
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