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Herrislea House Hotel

Veensgarth, Tingwall ZE2 9SB, Scotland
011 44 1502 797348
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Breakfast included
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Pets Allowed
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

Great location. Large Comfortable and clean room. Accommodated one adult and 15 year old, plus three dogs easily. Warm welcome. Loved the history and stories behind the decor and artifacts. Food absolutely excellent. Welcome bar in the room. Teal the resident dog lovely. Adequate parking...More

Thank Nicky L
Response from MITW431, Owner at Herrislea House HotelResponded August 24, 2017

Hey Nicky, thank you for taking the time to write warm words about our hotel. Great to hear that your stay was enjoyable and that our style helped you feel comfortable. So happy that you appreciated our food. I have to say I was a...More

Reviewed July 21, 2016

Welcomed very warmly by lovely hosts, staff and a tail-wagging Spaniel, which was a delightful surprise. Having come off the ferry at 7am after being delayed until past 1am and being very very tired, Herrislea house kindly let us check in early and join them...More

Thank Lisa K
Response from MITW431, Manager at Herrislea House HotelResponded July 25, 2016

Thanks so much for taking time to write such a great review for us. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. Great to meet you and I hope your long journey home went well

Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Just a one night stay en route to the North Isles, but long enough to appreciate the compact but comfortable bedroom and delicious breakfast of local fish and eggs. The proprietor proved to be very knowledgeable on all things trout-related. Would certainly stay again.

Thank David G
Response from Mwilliamson647, Owner at Herrislea House HotelResponded July 23, 2016

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us and of course we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you when you return to Shetland.

Reviewed June 15, 2016

We stayed at one of the properties remote to the hotel, self catering. The property was located 20 seconds walk from a small beach & 60 seconds walk from the harbour & centre of Lerwick. To see the islands a car is essential & we...More

Thank davealm0nd
Response from Mwilliamson647, Owner at Herrislea House HotelResponded July 11, 2016

Thank you very much for sharing your experience. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay! Reading such a positive review is a great moral boost for us. Hope you will return again to visit adorable little Bain's Beach and other undiscovered places throughout Shetland.

Reviewed October 27, 2015

My second time staying at Herrislea, a real family run and very friendly hotel. It is not for those who are city dwelling fans of sterile white and black boutique hotels, this hotel is jam packed full of character. You will never be short of...More

Thank Joseph P
Response from Mwilliamson647, Owner at Herrislea House HotelResponded November 26, 2015

Thank you so much. We are very happy to read such a good opinion about our hotel. Thank you for taking the time to share with other TripAdvisor users. Hope you will return soon

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  • $108 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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  • Tingwall
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"Out of town but only minutes from Lerwick. Think all rooms would be of same standard."
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"This was a 3 Bed Cottage"
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"Ask for a double or family room"
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"I don't know that you could have a bad room in this hotel."
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