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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
Condo/Apartment
Your Accommodation is a first-floor self-catering apartment comprising double or family bedroom with 2 double beds adjacent shower room with toilet. A kitchen/lounge with 1 couch & 1 double sofa bed. A highchair travel cot & crib available if required. TV in lounge with Freesat, USB sockets & wifi. Laundry/drying room with radiator & washer/dryer with ironing facilities. Also a spacious rear garden with clothes drying area, decking with barbecue, children's sandpit paddling pool & swings also fresh vegetables available (seasonal). Off road parking available. Arrival pack, (tea/coffee milk, biscuits, bread, butter, marmalade, jam, & choice of 3 cereal's). ...Your Accommodation is a first-floor self-catering apartment comprising double or family bedroom with 2 double beds adjacent shower room with toilet. A kitchen/lounge with 1 couch & 1 double sofa bed. A highchair travel cot & crib available if required. TV in lounge with Freesat, USB sockets & wifi. Laundry/drying room with radiator & washer/dryer with ironing facilities. Also a spacious rear garden with clothes drying area, decking with barbecue, children's sandpit paddling pool & swings also fresh vegetables available (seasonal). Off road parking available. Arrival pack, (tea/coffee milk, biscuits, bread, butter, marmalade, jam, & choice of 3 cereal's). More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
no party's or events.
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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Reviewed 22 June 2019

The accommodation was easy to find thanks to the concise directions supplied by David, the owner. The accommodation was exactly as described, indeed the accommodation exceeded our expectations and was a real home from home. A great place to chill after a day exploring the...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank BritishTraveller123
David J, VR Owner at kells hamnavoe shetland isles Your ( Home from Home)., responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

Thankyou for your comments lovely meeting you both and glad you enjoyed your trip to kells and Shetland we loved having you stay and do hope you return. Regards David & Sylvia

Reviewed 12 May 2019

Could have stayed forever. Could not have asked for kinder or more generous hosts :) Absolutely amazing stay.

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Jen M
David J, VR Owner at kells hamnavoe shetland isles Your ( Home from Home)., responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

Thanks Jen so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us here in Hamnavoe & you got to meet Lucky the lamb loved having you.

Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

Lovely stay in a cosy, well equipped, clean and nicely presented flat. David was helpful and kind and although our paths didn't need to cross much, it was clear he was happy to help should I have needed it. Centrally located, Kells makes a great...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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David J, VR Owner at kells hamnavoe shetland isles Your ( Home from Home)., responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

Thank you Fiona it was great meeting you and hope you return with your friend Regards David.

Reviewed 25 August 2018

I would thoroughly recommend Hamnavoe. The cereal dispenser was a great idea. The beds were comfortable Very relaxing

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank GeorgeS3117
Reviewed 23 June 2018

We have been very comfortable at Kells Hamnavoe. It was exactly as advertised. Our host was extremely friendly and helpful. Easy dedicated parking off the the road, a welcome package on our arrival, no hassles in accessing the property. It is close to the historic...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Frances S
David J, VR Owner at kells hamnavoe shetland isles Your ( Home from Home)., responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

really happy you enjoyed the flat and shetland lovely meeting you both safe journey home.

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

A huge Thank you to David & Sylvia. My son and I received a wonderful warm Shetland welcome on our arrival. The accommodation was just spot on. Couldn’t fault a single thing. Perfect size for my son and I and had everything you could possibly...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank 608sarahjanec
David J, VR Owner at kells hamnavoe shetland isles Your ( Home from Home)., responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

thank you, Sarah, it was a pleasure meeting you both so glad you enjoyed the apartment and your trip to Shetland we love it when people leave wanting to come back to Shetland hope to see you both again & thank you again for choosing...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We received a really friendly welcome from our host David upon arrival straight off the overnight boat from Orkney. He made great suggestions as to what Island sights to go and explore. The Kells accommodation was great. Clean, warm and comfy. It provided us with...More

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank Dawsie73
David J, VR Owner at kells hamnavoe shetland isles Your ( Home from Home)., responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Glad you found our apartment suitable being central does have advantages thank you and we do hope you come back again.

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Silvia and David are fantastic hosts. We had good fun chatting with them while we shared excellent tea and superb breaded haddock. They provided us with some local anecdotes and very useful information about the whereabouts. The apartment is very beautiful, warm and has all...More

Date of stay: October 2017
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david j, VR Owner at kells hamnavoe shetland isles Your ( Home from Home)., responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you, Anna, for your lovely review so glad you both enjoyed your 2 weeks stay it was a pleasure meeting you both. sylvia and I enjoyed our chats & pots of tea with you both, all the best to you and Raul on your...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017

Kells is a lovely home and David made us very welcome. Unfortunately the weather was not very kind to us, but we still enjoyed our stay. I would recommend the apartment for two to four adults as adequate, but it would be a bit cramped...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Dennis P
david j, VR Owner at kells hamnavoe shetland isles Your ( Home from Home)., responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thankyou Dennis sorry about our weather and glad you still enjoyed your stay and thankyou for comment on dining table we intend to alter some aspects of kitchen to gain more room for dining table and chairs to add to the present breakfast bar thanks...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

stayed at this beautiful cottage on our family holiday in Shetland. The accommodation was spotlessly clean and cozy. Very peaceful and close to the main town and all amenities. perfect base to stay and visit all parts of Shetland.welcome pack was very thoughtful and useful....More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank Imran K
david j, VR Owner at kells hamnavoe shetland isles Your ( Home from Home)., responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Although I was away at the time of Imran & family's visit I was assured by my daughter they were a pleasure to host. a slight problem with wifi although quickly resolved he was very understanding. I am sorry I missed them.and hope to see...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Tennis Court
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
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About the neighbourhood
Hamnavoe is a small fishing village on the island of Burra and is connected to mainland by 2 road-bridges. We are 4 miles from Scalloway, 10 miles from Lerwick, on regular bus routes and also local taxis nearby. There is a pier a small boat Marina and Village shop. Various events are held here throughout the year, particularly during the Summer months. For example Sunday teas & craft fairs in the village hall, rowing regattas, fishing competition and two small Up Helly Aa festivals. Meal sands our popular Local beach & coastal walk is nearby also Minn sands at the south end of our island is also popular coastal walk. Scalloway Castle, museum, and cornerstone cafe restaurant are 9.0 km & Lerwick with various attractions about 13 km.
Getting around
Getting around Bus stop is just 50 yards away. Buses run 3 times a day to Scalloway & Lerwick. Local taxi service opposite our property.
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