The room whilst neat and clean was freezing. There was snowfall on the first day of my visit so it was cold both inside and outside. The room had single pane glass windows which didn't help. There was an electric heater in the room, though as the room is fitted with a key fob isolator, when you go out the electricity goes off. So after being out in the cold all day, I came back to a cold room. It then takes quite a while to heat the room up. If you pop to the restaurant for a meal, you lose all the heat in the time it takes you to eat your meal. In an attempt to keep the heater on whilst i went out, I inserted my house key fob in the isolator. But the maid was having none of it and removed it whilst she made up my room.
The meals were dire. They seemed have be pre prepared then warmed as required.
When the bowl it's supposed to have been cooked in is colder than the contents, I tend to think microwaved. ...
Finally the off duty staff, congregate on the stairs above reception. As this is the best point at which the free wifi is strongest and enables them to Skype their friends. Leaving you to struggle past them with your bags.
This hotel primarily caters for offshore workers, anyone else avoid at all costs.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Please note that major refurbishment work will start in May to improve the appearance of the Hotel and to make your stay more enjoyable. ... more less
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with TripOnline SA, Evoline ltd and 5viajes2012 S.L. so you can book your Grand Hotel - Lerwick reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
- Also Known As:
- Grand Hotel - Lerwick Shetland Islands