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Busta House Hotel

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Charming, romantic hotel dating from the 16th century. Old World character blended with all the benefits of current technology.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room service
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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We have just returned from a superb 4 days/ 3 nights exploring the Shetland Islands, based at Busta House Hotel. Our freshly cooked to order breakfast served by enthusiastic server at Busta House Hotel was a great guide on what to expect from this hotel. We experienced a high
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Went up to Shetland for The Viking Fire Festival, Up Helly Aa. Chose to stay out of town for a quieter time, since UHA can be a bit 'noisy'... Bust House is a very nice hotel, an old buiding, no lift, but the staff carry your luggage up to your room so that's nice. However if
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SVT is only 15 drive away so ideal location. Nice location tucked away on a side room overlooking a bay although a bit wet and windswept when I was there - typical for Shetland in Feb! Great welcome by Alan and went out of his way to make us feel welcome. Good food too and a
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A beautiful old hotel in a fabulous setting overlooking the sea, near Brae in Shetland We enjoyed a classic Sunday family lunch, served by friendly attentive helpful & polite staff. Highly recommended!! Coffee was served in the long room where you can relax in comfortable
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We stayed at Busta House for a couple of nights earlier in the winter. It was cold outside but warm, welcoming and comfortable. The building is old and full of interest, in a wonderful position in central Shetland. The staff were friendly and helpful. (And the wifi was
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Large well lit room - Bressay
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How easy is it to get here from Lerwick
It’s an easy drive on the main road from Lerwick - about 22 miles . Busta House can be spotted as you approach Brae- it’s on the other side of the Loch .. hope this helps.
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Is your hotel good for seeing the northern lights ?
winter is the best time to see the northern lights, if you can get away from the glow of the streetlights and its a clear night you will be able to see them, in the mean time they can be viewed on the shetland web cams in particular the cliff cams
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Are there hairdryers in the rooms
Only went for a drink, so didn't stay in the rooms. Why not contact the hotel and ask?
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Do the rooms have hair dryers?
Yes tucked away in a drawer.
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Many thanks. Nicola
Nicola For some reason, Tripadvisor keeps reminding me to respond to your 'many thanks'. It's not really me just trying to have the last word, honestly! I hope you get your holiday arranged and, if you come to Shetland, enjoy it regardless of where you might stay. regards Joe Rocks ps if you reply to this we might never get out of this communications loop.
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"There's only one suite, but we learnt that all rooms are comfortable."
"There are no ground floor rooms or a lift."
"All are excellent"
"Ask for Yell (no room numbers - just the island names!)"
"All rooms would be OK as hotel well off road"
USD 131 - USD 166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandShetland IslandsMainlandBusta
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