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Fort Charlotte Guest House

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Townsville, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked one single and one double room for our 3 night stay as we were traveling with our adult daughter. Both rooms were roomy, beautifully furnished and spotlessly clean. It was the end of the season so we were the only guests and we enjoyed the selection of breakfasts each morning as well as the friendliness and helpfulness of... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We went to the Shetland Islands on a mission which could have been very difficult as we were meant to go to the Island of Foula. The weather conditions were such that we were unable to get to the Island. However Jims help and knowledge of Foula and contacts meant that our journey was not in vain and we achieved... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

It´s quite hard to warmly recommend sth that you actually would rather like to keep to yourself – as this BnB only got a couple rooms, they´re quickly filled up, so be early with booking (but leave some space for me ;–) I happend to stay there in late September this year, kind of by accident, as another accommodation hadn´t worked... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016

thank you for the wonderful stay. i felt very welcome. situated in the center of lerwick it is perfect for daytrips around the shetlands. special thank to jean for the delicious porrige! hope to see you again!

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Canberra, Australia
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Lynne and Jim are fantastic hosts - their enthusiasm for the Shetlands is unsurpassed! Each day they would offer us ideas on where we could travel and what to see. The room and ensuite were small but contained everything you needed. Jim helped us with our cases and told us where we could park our car which was much appreciated.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

I spent 6 nights at the above venue. Jim and Lynne could not have been more welcoming. My room was spotless with a newly decorated en suite. The breakfasts were the best I have ever had, the choices of fruit, Lynnes's porridge, and full Scottish breakfast are to die for. You are a 1 minute walk to the harbour, and... More 

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North Yorkshire
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Absolutely excellent from beginning to end. Excellent hosts who can't do enough for you, thank you Lynne and Jim. Excellent, perfect room, so light, airy and spotlessly clean, with everything you could possibly need. Excellent breakfasts, superb !!!! Try Lynne's porridge, never had anything like it and I miss it already. Worth a trip just for that !!! Everything cooked... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

We stayed for a whole week, had a lovely, comfortable en-suite room. Breakfasts were, as others have said, excellent, I had perfect poached eggs every day! Lynne and Jim are really friendly and are the best island guides possible, every morning they ask where you intend going and then tell you how to get the best out of the trip.Definitely... More 

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Thurso
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

We stayed for 3 nights and our room was very comfortable. Lynne and Jim are excellent hosts and we were made to feel very welcome. Jim gave us some very valuable advice on where to go / what to see and how to get there. Breakfast was beautiful and Lyndsay said that Lynne's porridge was the best that she has... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

This is the 2nd time I have stayed here this year and it is still as brilliant. Spotless rooms, and the Breakfast is fantastic, did not need anything else to eat the rest of the day. Owners are so friendly you feel like part of the family.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Fort Charlotte Guest House

Address: 1 Charlotte Street | South Mainland, Lerwick ZE1 0JL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Shetland Islands > Mainland > Lerwick
Price Range: $131 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fort Charlotte Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Fort Charlotte Guest House Hotel Lerwick
Fort Charlotte Guest House Lerwick, Shetland Islands
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“Our rooms were very comfortable, the staff were excellent and we were able to walk to most of the sites in Lerwick.”
 of 5 bubbles leshallys, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The town halls clock chimes loudly every quarter hour – the rooms facing the street on the front are slightly quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles nordlys976, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I put budget as rooms were only £40 per night but it is worth so much more”
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“The double rooms are all equally lovely. More on suites than a normal double room. Beautiful bathrooms. Remember the rooms are up on the second and third floor. Windt stairs and not for disabled people.”
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“room 2 is a good size for a couple”
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