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RAIN GOS, The Decca : Self Catering Shetland

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies 
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Condo/Apartment
RAIN GOS Decca Apartments, Self Catering Shetland 2 Twin rooms - Max 4 persons. Rated 3 Star. Ground floor 2 Bedroom apartment with own entrance. Open plan living area and full bathroom with shower and bath. Private parking within garden grounds. Hillside setting, 5 minutes drive to town centre, half hour walk to town 'centre'.
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Bedrooms
4 Singles
Bathrooms
1 Shower

Meet the host
Steve Henry (Property Manager Self Catering Shetland)
Hosting since November 2012
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours

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Reviews (16)
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Mohamed Rifdhi N
Mohamed Rifdhi N
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Great place to stay in Shetland
We stayed here for two nights. The management and staff were very helpful and accommodating. Nice little place away from the town but not two far. Amazing views of the hills and landscape. Thank you Steve.
Visited May 2022
Written 26 May 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

janetwhitlock
janetwhitlock
Farnborough, United Kingdom4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This was our fourteenth visit surely an answer in itself
Just outside Lerwick and a car is useful though there is a bus stop a short walk away. We have stayed in every apartment at the Decca fight from its beginning when Steve transformed it from the old radio station to eight beautiful apartments. We usually choose either Rain Gos or Skooty Allan as they suit our requirements but all are equally lovely and very well equipped. Steve and Gillian or one of their team are always available to answer questions or provide help. Just a phone call away. Back again this October.
Visited May 2018
Written 12 September 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Hello Janet, Anne and James! Thank You :-) for taking the time to review us - indeed you are a great advert for us, coming to stay since we first opened the Decca in 2003! We always enjoy having you to stay. See you in October X
Written 13 September 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

NigelPaice
NigelPaice
Romsey, United Kingdom2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A wonderful stay
Our comfortable Rain Gos apartment exactly met our needs. Set quite high up just outside Lerwick, the Decca Apartments are in a good position from which to visit the principal town of Shetland on foot, although expect a little climb upon returning, no problem for anyone even modestly fit. The Rain Gos apartment itself was spacious and clean, a smashing base from which to explore the rest of Shetland. The weather was exceptionally fine, sunny and warm enough for us to enjoy a picnic on the most northerly beach in the British Isles, namely at Skaw on Unst. Louise, our host, was delightful, and provided useful information to help with our stay. I have no hesitation in recommending Rain Gos to anyone wishing to holiday in Shetland.
Visited May 2018
Written 6 June 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Thank You Nigel, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, and indeed a picnic at Skaw in Unst, one of Shetlands many beautiful sandy beaches. We ae also glad that Rain Gos met your expectations. Maybe we shall see you back again some time in the future......Kind Regards, Gillian, Steve and Louise :-)
Written 20 June 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Erlend G
Erlend G
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Everything we were looking for
Everything we were looking for, great accommodation, great location and the owners couldn't do any more to make our stay a welcome one. Highly recommend
Visited March 2018
Written 11 April 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Thank You Erland for taking time to review us. We always appreciate it. We look forward to hosting your team again in the future. Gillian & Steve
Written 17 April 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Aideen M
Aideen M
Nottingham, United Kingdom5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Great place to stay
Lovely apartment, very well equipped and really clean and comfortable . Near Lerwick so convenient for all parts of the islands . Steve and Gillian are very helpful .
Visited June 2017
Written 5 July 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Thank You Aideen. We hope you are enjoying the rest of the summer too... Gillian & Steve ;-)
Written 24 July 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Joan M
Joan M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Everything we could have wished for
The apartment was beautifully presented and spotlessly clean and provided an excellent base for our three night stay, with easy parking arrangements on site. The kitchen was well equipped and with all the appliances we needed for our stay. We found the free Wi Fi very useful too.
Visited June 2016 Travelled with family
Written 26 June 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Thank you Joan, We are really glad you enjoyed your stay with us... Gillian & Steve :-)
Written 27 June 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Peter B
Peter B
Moffat, United Kingdom1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Superb accommodation and facilities
This was a wonderful holiday, helped by superb accommodation. It was clean, warm, extremely well equipped, with lashings of hot water, and very cosy. After a day's walking it was a real pleasure to come back to and relax. Although a short way out of the centre of Lerwick, it was only a couple of minutes' drive into town, and had the advantage of being very close to the main A970 trunk road to north and south. We would happily return there with a feeling of going back home.
Visited April 2015
Written 5 May 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
We are glad you had a wonderful holiday, and that coming back to your apartment add to your enjoyment - we are still waiting for warmer weather though! Thank You, Gillian & Steve
Written 3 June 2015. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

d_v_London
d_v_London
53 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Very comfortable and welcoming, but starting to show signs of age
We stayed in Rain Gos, and it was very comfortable. Service beforehand from Gillian was very good (we changed our booking and this caused computer problems) and when the broadband stopped working during our stay, it was fixed very quickly in a friendly manner. The apartments have been open for 9 years, and the facilities are beginning to show signs of age, and will gradually need refurbishment. When we left, workmen were in the adjacent flat, so perhaps that's just what they are doing! The outside entrance could definitely do with improvement, and does not do justice to the apartments or facilities.
Visited May 2014 Travelled as a couple
Written 2 June 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Thank you for your kind review. We're glad Rain Gos was comfortable for you both. Indeed we are carrying out 'deeper' upgrades within the apartments...and while demand for accommodation in Shetland has been very high this year - it sometimes proves tricky to get into them! Enjoy the rest of your summer, and hopefully we shall meet you both again. Gillian & Steve :-)
Written 2 June 2014. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Ross -:- Glasgow
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Great place to stay
I am a regulalr customer of Decca Station and I have stayed in most of the flats now and everyone of them is of a very high standard. Flats are clean, well equipped and comfortable. Great place to stay.
Visited November 2013
Written 12 December 2013. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Thank you Ross, it is always a pleasure having you all to stay when you are working on the island. Kind Regards, Gillian & Steve
Written 12 December 2013. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Michelle -:- Weymouth
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Another fabulous stay at the Decca
I've stayed in various of the apartments here over the years, and all have been clean, modern, spacious and truly home from home. The Henry's have thought of everything to make your stay comfortable, including a backpack and flask for taking lunches out on the hills. There is always milk in the fridge for a cup of tea when you arrive and local biscuits to fortify yourself after your journey, and a local beer if you're ready to relax! The apartments at the Decca are outside Lerwick, and have a great view of the night sky - perfect for stargazing or aurora-spotting. They also have an apartment in Lerwick, which is really convenient for the town and has a fireplace for cozy nights in with a log fire. I make a point of trying to stay here whenever I visit Shetland, it's practically home from home.
Visited October 2013
Written 14 November 2013. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
It was lovely to have you to stay again, and we are glad that we are still delivering to your expectations many years later! How time flies! Taak Care, Gillian & Steve :-)
Written 14 November 2013. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Internet access
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Parking
  • Parking available
Kitchen and dining
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Location info
  • Kid friendly
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Television

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About the neighbourhood
8 Quality apartments on edge of Lerwick.
Access
Car advised

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 4 pm Check out by 10 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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Frequently Asked Questions about RAIN GOS, The Decca : Self Catering Shetland

RAIN GOS, The Decca : Self Catering Shetland is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

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