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“Comfortable hotel with good location”
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Sumburgh Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Sumburgh
Reviewed 26 July 2008

This was our first visit to Sumburgh hotel. My husband and I were really impressed with the size of our executive room and the views were wonderful.
The hotel was well placed for the main sites in the area - we were lucky enough to see the puffins around Sumburgh head despite heavy rain and howling winds.
We ate in the lounge bar for the three nights of our stay and there were no complaints. All the staff that we came in contact with were very friendly.
If we were to visit the area again we would certainly return to this hotel.

  • Stayed: July 2008, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 May 2008

Like some regular visitors to Shetland I have stayed at the Sumburgh hotel on several occasions due to it's great location near the airport. The rooms are dated but relatively well kept, don't look in the corners of the shower! Room facilities are basic at best. If you get accommodated in the ‘annex’ a 70’s master piece of architecture, and if you sleep lightly take ear plugs as you’ll hear other guests not just next door but a few more down the corridors!

On the whole staff are helpful and pleasant. Food however can be hit and miss, if the kitchen's busy, be prepared to wait, unfortunately the quality also suffers during busy periods. That said the specials menu has improved and that majority of the time the food is pretty good. Beware of one of the older waitress's she can be a little stroppy!

Nice location, great walks.

  • Stayed: June 2007, travelled on business
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2  Thank northernmonkey46
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Reviewed 1 April 2008

My husband and I have stayed at Sumburgh Hotel a number of times. It is always the highlight of our trip to Shetland. The staff members are great; the food is delicious; the room is always wonderful. We consider Sumburgh Hotel a real gem.

  • Stayed: June 2006, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank DrCP
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Reviewed 19 July 2007

We were on a camping trip in Shetland for two weeks in June. We did spend a few nights in the comfort of hotels though, including time at the Sumburgh Hotel.

We loved it. Great location, especially to go birdwatching. Very convenient for our early flight back to the UK mainland the next morning.

Would recommend it.

  • Stayed: June 2007, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank CamperManLondon
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Reviewed 17 July 2007

The staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel is convenient for the airport and Sumburgh Head is a great spot for seeing puffins. The hotel is adjacent to Jarlshof and Scatness.

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Thank LondonLesley
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Reviewed 11 September 2006

Very pleasant and memorable stay at the certainly upper-class Sumburgh Hotel-- rooms comfortable and clean, food was delicious and of the highest standard. And the staff were fab!

Definately recommended!

  • Stayed: July 2006, travelled with friends
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5  Thank HahOrly
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Reviewed 25 May 2003

The close proximity to the airport makes it a great place to end a trip to the Shetlands. The food was great, well presented and service good.

7  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Address: Sumburgh Head, Sumburgh, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Shetland Islands > Mainland > Sumburgh
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Sumburgh
Number of rooms: 36
Also Known As:
Sumburgh Hotel Shetland Islands

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