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Busta House Hotel

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent two nights here as part of a walking group. Lovely location, public rooms and grounds but bedroom had very poor view of a courtyard and waste bins. However bedroom was immaculately clean and comfortable. Staff were very friendly and helpful but the really outstanding feature was the excellent food with very varied menus and the best packed lunches I've... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was part of a fly/drive tour and when driving 23 miles through thick fog and rain from Lerwick, we were puzzled as to the tour operator's choice of a hotel so far from the main town. We wondered no more on arrival because the friendly and helpful service we received was incredible. The hotel has old world charm... More 

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Ware, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is reason why this hotel gets so many excellent revues, it is... excellent. Our room had lots of space with a lovely bed, clean bathroom and a wonderful view looking over the bay. Dining? We had the restaurant menu twice during our stay and although may seem expensive at £35 for four courses and coffee we would recommend it... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here during an extended trip through Northern Scotland. The hotel is on the shores of Busta Voe in the North of the main island. We had a really nice room with a view over the lake. The staff at the hotel are really nice. We give a special shout-out to the whiskey guy in the bar!! He was... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great stay in this charming hotel packed with character. From Check-in to Check-out staff were friendly and helpful with a very relaxed attitude. House itself is packed with history and a complete maze of corridors and stairs leading to different wings on different levels. It could perhaps do with a bit of tidying up in one or two areas -... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Busta House in Brae is an ideal base for touring the north Shetland mainland. The hotel is traditional in style and offers a reliable accommodation experience. It's restaurant promotes an up market dining offer in addition to bar meals. However, the available restaurant options were somewhat unappealing and overworked (scallops in Pernod being an example). The bar meals were solid... More 

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Orkney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

I stayed here for four nights in August. Despite terrible weather for most of the time we had a lovely stay. The location is beautiful and the house itself ancient and interesting with lovely ground leading down to a small harbour. The bedrooms were comfy with big beds, efficient bathrooms and all mod cons. You should be aware that due... More 

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Banchory, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

I've stayed in numerous hotels throughout Shetland. First time stayed in Busta House, and this would be my choice for a return. The highlight has to be the service and food. Staff all very professional and helpful. For evening meal, I asked for the scallop special main course as a starter and was given this with no fuss. Steak was... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

If you know the Shetland Islands, you will know that trees are rare and big trees very rate. This hotel has a walled garden with big trees in it, which was nice to walk in after a day hiking the open meadows. We stayed two nights and used it as a base for exploring the northern parts of Shetland. We... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Disappointed that the menu hasn't changed in ages.Boring selection and very limited ,food was ok but no wow factor .staff all very pleasant but bar and deco looking very tired .In dire need of redecorating and a new lease of life.one of the communal toilets leaking wet towels on the floor not pleasant.come on you can do much better!

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  • Free Breakfast
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Charming, romantic hotel dating from the 16th century. Old World character blended with all the benefits of current technology. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Busta House Hotel

Address: Busta ZE2 9QN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Shetland Islands > Mainland > Busta
Price Range: $159 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Busta House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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