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Fair Isle Lodge & Bird Observatory

Fair Isle Lodge and Bird Observatory | Shetland, ZE2 9JU, Scotland
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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    2 adults
    • 2 adults
      0 children
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        Overview
        • Excellent77%
        • Very good17%
        • Average5%
        • Poor0%
        • Terrible0%
        9 Nov 2016
        “Better than Expected”
        22 Oct 2016
        “Amazing place and lovely people”
        Free Internet
        Non-Smoking Hotel
        Family Rooms
        Bar/Lounge
        Wheelchair Access
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        Glen Orchy Guest House
        75 reviews
        #3 of 6 hotels in Lerwick
         
        Kveldsro House
        127 reviews
        #1 of 6 hotels in Lerwick
         
        The Ayre Hotel
        338 reviews
        #1 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
         
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        1 - 5 of 35 reviews

        Reviewed 9 November 2016

        We had four nights here for bird watching. We were delighted with our room as a superb view of the harbour. The flight over was "nail biting" but we trusted our pilot. I wished i hadn't eaten breakfast!! The food provided for dinner was average...More

        1  Thank Trudy-uk
        Reviewed 22 October 2016

        Fair Isle is such an unique island and the bird obs is clearly the best place to stay on the island (even if you're not there for bird watching or any other kind of ornithological activities), the staff is lovely, the rooms are really comfortable...More

        Thank fanfois96
        Response from AdministratorFI... F, Manager at Fair Isle Lodge & Bird Observatory

        Thank you for your review, we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We would always hope that those visitors who are not here specifically for the wildlife feel as welcome during their time on the isle as our birding guests.

        Reviewed 22 September 2016

        I traveled to the observatory along with a group of fellow bird watchers. Getting to the Island can be a challenge with our flight being cancelled and we had to go via the Good Shepherd. The staff were friendly & helpful and kept me amply...More

        1  Thank JAS02
        Response from AdministratorFI... F, Manager at Fair Isle Lodge & Bird Observatory

        Thank you for your review, we are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As we have a wide range of guests with differing expectations across each season, it is very helpful to know how our guests see us, and which aspects of their...More

        Reviewed 27 August 2016

        My wife, teenage son and I booked for two nights but had to stay for three as the weather closed in and the plane couldn't land. This is quite a regular occurrence so be aware if making onward connections from Shetland. Our first impressions of...More

        2  Thank Scotsjockuk
        Response from AdministratorFI... F, Trust Director at Fair Isle Lodge & Bird Observatory

        We are disappointed if any of our guests do not enjoy their stay on Fair Isle. The summer weather on Fair Isle is normally pleasant and dry, and it was unfortunate that your visit coincided with a spell of relatively poor weather. We do provide...More

        Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

        We didn't stay at the observatory as we lodged elsewhere on Fair Isle but did use their facilities a couple of times. Lovely friendly atmosphere, it was great to be able to take a break from walking and have a sit down, chat to people,...More

        1  Thank MarciaBrown
        Response from AdministratorFI... F, General Manager at Fair Isle Lodge & Bird Observatory

        I'm glad you felt welcome at the Observatory and enjoyed your time on Fair Isle Marcia, thank you for your kind review.

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        "Request a sea view if that is what you would like."
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        "All rooms appeared to be the same"
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        "There is a very nice wheelchair-friendly room on the ground floor. Otherwise you have to use the stairs to..."
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        "ask for a sea view which we were lucky enough to have otherwise you will overlook the car park."
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