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“Great Location, Rooms and Hosts! The best.”
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Welcome to South Ness House.
A traditional stone manse built in 1902
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Welcome to South Ness House.
A traditional stone manse built in 1902
The Northlink ferry heads south for Aberdeen The rear of South Ness House overlooks Bressay Sound (the entrance to Lerwick harbour)
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Welcome to South Ness House.
A traditional stone manse built in 1902
The Northlink ferry heads south for Aberdeen
The rear of South Ness House overlooks Bressay Sound (the entrance to Lerwick harbour)
Luxurious  bedroom with double aspect views of the sea
The breakfast room with sea views
The breakfast room is available for you to use all day
Looking north toward Lerwick harbour. 
A view from the garden
The Bressay ferry during the day.
The Bressay ferry at night
Sunset over the Ness of Sound, a 15 minute walk along the coastal path (the Sletts)
The Old Tool Booth in Lerwick
A view of historic Lerwick, the capital of Shetland.
The small boat harbour in Lerwick. A 10 minute walk from South Ness House
Lerwick harbour can cater for many types of vessels.
A part of Shetland's maritime heritage
Norwegian vessels moored in Lerwick harbour
The 'Statsraad Lehmkul' sets sail for Bergen in Norway
A view from the breakfast room. 
Cruise liners are regular summer visitors.
'In between weathers'
A Shetland expression relating to the ever changing climactic conditions!
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Lerwick, Mainland, Shetland Islands, Scotland

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omenman
Manchester
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Cancelled by the hotel”
Reviewed 13 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017
1
person found this review helpful

I found this delightful hotel 9n BOOKING.COM so proceeded to book my stay
I paid £375 IN FULL via booking com and it was CONFIRMED by email
I then proceeded to book flights and paid them also ( which were no refundable)
I then recieved an email from the hotel stating they were fully booked and the hotel CANCELLED my booking.
I'm now left with no hotel in SHETLAND and flights I can't get refunded
DISGRACEFUL BEHAVIOUR!!!!!!

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slarson12...
Dover, New Hampshire
Level 6 Contributor
201 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Great Location, Rooms and Hosts! The best.”
Reviewed 7 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

We had a room overlooking the entrance to Lerwick Harbor looking out to sea. The ocean was battered by wind and rain and spectacular. The Knab is a walking trail just outside their door with spectacular views of Lerwick but of the coast of Shetland. The rooms are modern, quiet, comfortable. Adults only with quiet contemplation of the true luxuries of life: good food,good friends and a warm abode. South Ness House is not for everyone but for some of us it is perfection. Have a great trip to Suisse Collin and Pippa.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Pauline82...
Ashford, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“It's the extra touches that count”
Reviewed 29 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017
1
person found this review helpful

Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac South Ness House was quiet, not even the floor boards creaked and for a house built in 1902, that's some achievement. Our room was spacious, with plenty of hanging and drawer space so we were able to fully unpack - no living out of a suitcase. . A wide selection of breakfast choices were provided, but it was the constant access to the dining room, with coffee and a varied selection of teas together with fruit and home made cakes which really made this accommodation stand out. Add in the friendly welcome from Colin and Pippa and you have the perfect holiday destination.

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Sally-Ann...
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wow! Everything we hoped for and so much more!”
Reviewed 22 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017
1
person found this review helpful

We have just returned from a 4 day stay at South Ness House in Lerwick. To try and put into words how amazing this bed & breakfast is will be tricky! From the moment we arrived we new we had found something very special. The attention to detail given by Pippa and Colin is something we have ever experienced before. As soon as you walk through the door the feeling of luxury and hospitality is there in abundance. We were shown to the most perfect bedroom with spectacular views and every detail had been carefully thought about-from the beautiful decor and bed linen through to fresh flowers and candles. The breakfast the following morning was a treat all on its own. If you have ever wondered how royalty dine for breakfast-Pippa and Colin will show you how! Attention to detail again was amazing. Silverware on a beautifully laid table and a stunningly fresh breakfast made the perfect start to every day. The knowledge of the local areas that both Pippa and Colin have added to the perfect holiday of walking and exploring. Nothing is to much trouble-from flasks of tea whilst out walking to returning back to tea coffee and homemade cakes. Their hospitality and generosity has given us the most amazing holiday and we are already planning when to next return. I genuinely cannot recommend highly enough this stunning retreat in a beautiful part of the world

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Fruduva
Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
“Perfect escape”
Reviewed 1 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Very warm and welcoming place, clean rooms great view and awesome breakfast. The couple Pipa and Collin were the sweetest hosts. We wanted to move in and never leave. Strongly recommended

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Julian A
London, England, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“Exquisite location and home to stay in”
Reviewed 31 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Southness House is located at the far end of Twaegos Road and overlooks the Brei Wick and Bressay. It is a beautiful location and within easy walking distance of the centre of Lerwick. Lerwick is well positioned for exploring the rest of the largest of the three Shetland Isles.

We couldn't have been made more welcome by the hosts and their home is something to behold and we definitely plan to return in the future.

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scr855
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Luxurious in every detail, friendly and hospitable hosts”
Reviewed 25 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Great location with fabulous views. Very comfortable. Attention to every detail. Hosts were very welcoming and gave us some great suggestions for beautiful places to visit. Would definitely stay there again if visiting Lerwick.

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