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Stromness, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

The Islesburgh House Hostel is definitely one of the best hostels I've stayed in. The room was spacious enough and very clean, and all the staff were friendly and helpful. The room had fairly good wifi connection, and we were never disturbed by noise. The beds were comfy and all the linen was fresh. Overall a very good stay.

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Gravesend, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Great location, friendly staff, excellent facilities, free wi-fi, comfortable rooms & beds. Large kitchen to accommodate those wishing to cater for themselves - plenty of storage, including fridge space.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 26, 2016

I stayed here for five days. It was easy, clean, friendly and safe. If you're on a budget this is the place to stay. The staff are dead friendly and the facilities are excellent. Everything you'll need is here. Will definitely stay again when I return to Shetland.

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Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

we stayed here several times over the years. spacious rooms. daily cleaning. duty manager is shared with neighbouring community center. several lounges or sitting rooms with tv and internet and games. located in town center. shops and supermarkets within walking distance. in previous years there were physical keys.. now there are magnetic tip keys which also work... sometimes... don't know...

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St. John's, Canada
Reviewed June 26, 2016

I've stayed in Islesbugh hostel twice for two weeks June of this year, 2016 and for 4 days April in 2006, the first time I visited Shetland. It was great the first time and they have managed to maintain the quality for the last 9 years which to me is telling. There is ample common space, and common space of...

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Cardross, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Great value, great quality, space, comfort, wide range of facilities, helpful staff, superb location. We could not fault this hostel and will return asap. It was more like a 4 star hotel but with hostel style informality.

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Lanark, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 4, 2016

I stayed here for 3 nights to go the Shetland Folk Festival. It was a great location for the festival and is also central for most other activities. My room was clean and well appointed and there was a lovely calm TV ,lounge and a games room. The kitchen was clean and also well appointed as was the dining room....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 1, 2016

Stayed one night in the hostel. It's a very well run and well maintained hostel, with friendly staff who go out of their way to help. The kitchen is well equipped and the sitting room very cosy. Couldn't have asked for more

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Sheffield
Reviewed October 24, 2015

I loved this place. I was in a dorm of 12 beds with no more than 6 of us at a time. there isn't much space for stuff with very small lockers and only one chair next to each set of bunks. It's clean. the showers are good. the kitchen is a great fascility.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 3, 2015

I was here for Shetland Wool Week. It was very conveniently situated, as most of the Wool Week activities were in the Community Centre next door. The hostel is comfortable and has a pleasant atmosphere,it even runs to a disabled shower,which was very helpful for me. The staff were very friendly and helpful,and I enjoyed my stay very much.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Address: King Harald Street | Islesburgh Complex, Lerwick ZE1 0EQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Shetland Islands > Mainland > Lerwick
Also Known As:
Islesburgh House Hostel Lerwick, Shetland Islands
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“Once again placed in a top floor room for four (201), no shower on this floor however 2 toilets (male and female) male toilet which is next to 201 very noisy flushing.”
 of 5 bubbles Cardie51, Jun 25, 2014 | Read review
“A very long walk to the shower from Room 201 on the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles Cardie51, Jun 28, 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room with onsuite toilet ;-)”
 of 5 bubbles Kazzad75, May 2, 2013 | Read review
“Stay longer than 3 days. Ask staff for any information as they were very helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles mainlanderadventurer, Dec 26, 2012 | Read review
“If you are traveling in threes it is a good idea to book a four bedroom for the three of you alone, that way you only pay 1 Pound more but get en-suite bathroom and no strangers in your bedroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Carrrottop, Sep 25, 2012 | Read review
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