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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This tidy, clean and centrally located guest house made my visit to Lerwick most enjoyable. The hosts are generous, knowledgeable, kind and are quick to focus on guests' needs. They responded to every request.

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Krakow, Poland
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We enjoyed our stay at Solheim a lot - the double room we stayed in was clean and comfortable, and the owners offered us help and advice when needed. We are very happy with our stay and wouldn't hesitate to recommend the guest house or stay there again.

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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Caroline has been a great host I have been coming here for year now for business and I can't recommend it enough So helpful and brilliant breakfast Good local knowledge too If you need to check in late for flights or ferry no problem 5 minutes walk from Lerwick town centre Georgette

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 June 2015

It can be difficult to find B&B vacancies in Lerwick, and hotels there tend to be expensive, so this reasonably-priced guest house is recommended. It's on a quiet residential street with plenty of on-street parking, yet is only a short walk from the town centre and ferry terminal, with a bus-stop not far away. The room was small but comfortable,... More 

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Thank ColinBattle
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night and was made very welcome! Owner friendly and helpful! Let us book in early. Room nice and big. Good facilities- tea, coffee etc Great location. Would definitely recommend and stay again.

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Thank Wendy N
scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I stayed here for one night during Shetland folk festival. It is only 100 yards from the main venue and i was very surprised they had any availability at the last minute. I stayed in a ground floor ensuite single which was small but perfectly fine for my needs. there was a lounge next door with Sky TV available. Breakfast... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2014 via mobile

The b&b is very well located within walking distance of the main street in Lerwick. We were made very welcome and the owners could not have been more helpful providing lots of info on where to go and what to see! Would definitely recommend

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Thank Sally B
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013 via mobile

This is by far not the best b&b I've stayed in. There us a problem with maintainence, with windows that won't open, cheap electric shower fittings hanging off the wall and general tattieness. I don't mind old fashioned, but this is ramshackle. It took about a week to get a response to a request for a booking. Guess the owners... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 May 2013

If you book here, send an e mail setting out EXACTLY what you think they have agreed to. Although the quote we received in response to our enquiry was for two double rooms for 3 nights, when we arrived it appeared that only one single room had been put in the diary. The room I was shown was very small... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2012 via mobile

We were somewhat forced to stay here as we working in Shetland and received a reduced rate because we were staying for a few months. On arrival we were greeted by our room keys in envelopes taped to the door and that was the only contact we had with our "host" for 3 days. That was until we were snapped... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Solheim Guest House

Address: 34 King Harald Street, Lerwick ZE1 0EQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Shetland Islands > Mainland > Lerwick
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Solheim Guest House Lerwick, Shetland Islands
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“En suite rooms are totally serviceable. All rooms are quiet and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles 633seeker75, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms do not have en-suite facilities - these are charged at a lower rate.”
 of 5 bubbles ColinBattle, 5 Jun 2015 | Read review
“I have stayed here previously and many of their rooms are upstairs. While this is not a problem if your fit and healthy some of the 2nd floor rooms have steep stairs and may not be suitable for those with limited mobility.”
 of 5 bubbles nolongerthewildrover, 28 May 2014 | Read review
“If you book here, send an e mail setting out EXACTLY what you think they have agreed to.”
 of 5 bubbles 853timr, 10 May 2013 | Read review
“sleep in a tent”
 of 5 bubbles williammetcalfe, 22 Sep 2011 | Read review
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