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St. Magnus Bay Hotel

Hillswick ZE2 9RW, Scotland
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Lerwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here on a short business trip. The building looks a bit ragged from the outside but this location gets battered by the winter storms. Inside it's a welcoming place. Clean room with a good view over St Magnus Bay. Great staff and the food is outstanding. The Sunday carvery is excellent and a must if a weekend break is... More 

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1 Thank croz73
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just spent a week at the St Magnus bay hotel. The hotel is being upgraded at the moment but with minimal impact on the residents. I stayed in one of the new rooms which was very luxurious overlooking the water. The rooms are warm and spaceious. The owners Paul and Andrea were very welcoming, nothing being too much... More 

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1 Thank rbazleyharrison
Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the St Magnus Bay hotel for 7 nights and had a great time. Andrea and Paul are renovating the hotel which is difficult as it is open all year around so they are doing the renovation in stages keeping the impact on the visitors to a minimum. I stayed in Room 9 which was at the back... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We spent two nights here on our recent trip to Shetland. The appearance of the hotel is spectacular - a huge Victorian villa built to accommodate guests who came up by steamer from London. Our first impressions weren't disappointed by the rest of the stay. The main communal rooms are huge and are in the process of being updated (as... More 

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1 Thank HJenkins71
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

We visited the hotel twice during our stay on the Shetland Islands for meals. The first being a delicious generous carvery and the second for well cooked and huge portion meals. Thoroughly enjoyed both meals, delivered by helpful staff.

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1 Thank Anne B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

I went to Shetland for two business trips (about two weeks each) and stayed in this lovely hotel. Situated at the lovely bay with nice sea view (about 15 minutes from Brae). It is also about 15-30 mins journey from Eshaness (amazing cliff and lighthouse there). There is small community shop opening up to 7 pm everyday nearby. The hotel... More 

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Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

St.Magnus Bay offers some lovely, home-cooked dinners - the type you would expect from your Granny in the winter. Always extremely filling and satisfying. Their carvery is a must, but you will struggle to get out of the sear if you finish your portion. We have also stayed here on a few occasions, mostly over UHA weekend. The rooms are... More 

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Just back from our second stay this year in the St Magnus Bay. Love this place, yes there is building work going on, but it doesn't take away from the charm of this old hotel. The owners are so warm and welcoming and make for a very relaxing stay. Thank you Andrea and Paul :) We had one of the... More 

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3 Thank sheltie10
Heathfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Initial impression was that the buildings were a little worn. However the food was of the very best standard with excellent friendly service.Sunday lunch not to be missed. Good choice of food at reasonable price

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1 Thank Richard G
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The Hillswick Hotel has been getting steadily refurbished over the years and you can see just how fantastic is beginning to come. An old historic hotel with an awful lot of charm. The food served here is nothing short of spectacular, with the Sunday Carvery a particular must-eat. The staff are kind, helpful and courteous. The rooms are spacious, clean,... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A place of beauty, the St Magnus Bay Hotel captures the character of the Hillswick shoreline. This wooden building, originally manufactured in Norway over 100 years ago is thought to be the only one of its type in Britain. Sample our much spoken about hospitality and service,take time to soak up the local atmosphere and relax into the beauty that surrounds you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about St. Magnus Bay Hotel

Address: Hillswick ZE2 9RW, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Shetland Islands > Mainland > Hillswick
Price Range: $161 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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