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Fort Charlotte Guest House

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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91Great for walkers
Grade: 91 out of 100
27Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
14Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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My friend and I stayed at Fort Charlotte in January this year as we were visiting Shetland to join in with the Up Helly aa celebrations in Lerwick... and what a fabulous time we had! Our whole trip was wonderful, made even more memorable and heartwarming by staying here at Fort
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In Lerwick this is the right and lovely place to stay. Our stay was perfect from the first day to the last one. Our room (2) was lovely, quiet, clean and kept well stoked. The breakfast was delicious (cold and hot, light and full Scottish). Jim and Lynn were perfect host. They
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Just spent a week staying here on a work trip nearby. Did not disappoint and had a wonderful stay. Rooms are warm, comfortable, well equipped and in a great location. Breakfast was fantastic and plenty of choice, be sure to have the poached eggs, cooked to perfection every time.
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First apologies to all - I have been rather late in posting this review. We actually stayed at Fort Charlotte in August 2018 and what a great time we had. Four days based in Lerwick and then three in Scalloway. Both have their upside but we feel Lerwick wins, as does the
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We stayed here 10 years previously and enjoyed our stay immensely, so when we decided to revisit Shetlands there was no question about where we would stay. Jim and Lyn are wonderful hosts that give you a very warm welcome and make sure your stay will be as good as it possibly
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Double Room 4
Aussicht aus "meinem" Fenster
Looking from window towards harbour across commercial street. Big cruise ship has come in early o'Clock.
Yes there is! Manson Lauderette and Dry Cleaners are at Kantersted Road. Probably easiest to get a taxi (there are usually plenty around the cruise liner passenger drop off point). The fare is generally about £5.00 to go anywhere in the town. Whilst waiting for your laundry you could have a look at the Clickimin Broch or go to Fjara for a coffee and hopefully watch the seals that like to sunbathe on the rocks nearby!!
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Hello, Unfortunately we only have a room available for 2 nights - 28th & 29th July - we are full after that. Best regards Lynne
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Hello Thank you for your email and yes we do have a twin en-suite room available for the dates you require. The cost per room per night for bed and breakfast is £80.00. We do not have private parking but there is plenty of free on-road parking very close to the guest house. Lynne Manson Owner - Fort Charlotte Guest House
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Hello, Thank you for getting in touch and yes we do have a double en-suite room available for the 11th & 12th June.
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"Remember the owners don't live there - no good ringing the bell. You need to ring the number provided at booking."
"Room 2 is possibly a better room"
"#2 (1st fl European) and #4 (2nd fl). Steep steps no elevator."
"Very quiet"
"Room 4 gives a view right down Commercial Street, great for people watching. It was also very bright with dual aspect windows."
$77 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
fort charlotte guest house hotel lerwick
United KingdomScotlandShetland IslandsMainlandLerwick
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