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Fort Charlotte Self Catering - Upper Floor

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
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Built in 1886 and renovated and refurbished to a very high standard, the accommodation provides 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 double (one with shower room) and one twin bedroom, sleeping up to 6 persons. In addition, there is a fully fitted kitchen and bathroom with access to a shared garden. We have tried, wherever possible, to retain the original features of this building which dates from 1886. New double glazed conservation windows, solid oak floors, deep skirting boards in keeping with the character and period of the building, whilst giving our guests the benefits of all the usual mod-cons. Our self catering accommodation is situated next to Historic Scotland's Fort Charlotte, in the Shetland capital of Lerwick. The accommodation is ideally located for tourist and business visitors alik...Built in 1886 and renovated and refurbished to a very high standard, the accommodation provides 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 double (one with shower room) and one twin bedroom, sleeping up to 6 persons. In addition, there is a fully fitted kitchen and bathroom with access to a shared garden. We have tried, wherever possible, to retain the original features of this building which dates from 1886. New double glazed conservation windows, solid oak floors, deep skirting boards in keeping with the character and period of the building, whilst giving our guests the benefits of all the usual mod-cons. Our self catering accommodation is situated next to Historic Scotland's Fort Charlotte, in the Shetland capital of Lerwick. The accommodation is ideally located for tourist and business visitors alike. Not only are we next to Fort Charlotte, the apartment overlooks the main shopping street and the harbour.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Full bath
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

First class accommodation....central with all amenities, highly recommended and will certainly be booking again! Carina is a very helpful & friendly owner.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank lisawQ1148TV
Carina M, VR Owner at Fort Charlotte Self Catering - Upper Floor, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thank you so much for your review, delighted you had a nice stay and come back again soon!

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great location on the main street, lots of room and all the facilities you could need. Outdoor spiral stainrcase for access is quirky.

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank adam w
Carina M, VR Owner at Fort Charlotte Self Catering - Upper Floor, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thanks for your lovely review, it was lovely to have you stay with us!

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights during the inter county. Very handy with shops, pubs, places to eat and harbour. Welcome pack from the lovely host Carina, Tea, coffee, milk etc. Decorated to a high standard, spotlessly clean very spacious apartment. Will definitely book again 🙂

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank AGH73
Carina M, VR Owner at Fort Charlotte Self Catering - Upper Floor, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thank you for your review, always a pleasure to have you stay.

Reviewed 11 November 2017

Stayed here for five nights on a business trip to Shetland. Flat is spotlessly clean, spacious, decorated to a high standard, very comfortable and had everything I needed for my stay. I wouldn't hesitate in booking again. Thanks again Carina!

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Memphis13
Carina M, VR Owner at Fort Charlotte Self Catering - Upper Floor, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thanks Gary for taking the time to write a lovely review. Delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 23 August 2017

Wow! We three "girls" were extremely impressed. We arrived in this beautifully appointed apartment to the warm welcome of the fridge and cupboards containing everything we needed to get us started, including milk, bread and eggs - with even a basket of goodies and chocolate...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Dream628605
Management response:Responded 25 August 2017

Shucks I am truly blessed to have had guests like you! I always leave the apartments ready as I would like to find it, teabags and milk all ready to go, thanks for such a lovely review "girls" 😉

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I was one of Steve's party that stayed in the upper apartment . We was made very welcome by Carina and her daughter tea coffee milk and sugar scones waiting for us lovely touch Shetlands a lovely place to visit locals lovely and very helpful...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank LindaJ1944
Management response:Responded 11 August 2017

Thankk you so much for the lovely review. Your group was a pleasure to have stay with us....even if the orcas were being elusive 😊

Reviewed 4 March 2017

Plenty of room. Very clean. Central location in Lerwick (just down the rod from all the Up Helly Aa action. The only imperfection is that there is only one toilet for six people. We really enjoyed our stay.

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank duncanmcleod2017
kailareddog, VR Owner at Fort Charlotte Self Catering - Upper Floor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Thank you Duncan for the lovely review, hope you had a lovely stay for your birthday!

Reviewed 4 March 2017

I've stayed in the Upper Floor Apartment, which was lovely, and have now also stayed in the newly refurbished Ground Floor Apartment. It too is just lovely. Carina, the owner, left a welcoming pack (milk, bread, breakfast cereal, coffee etc) so there's no need to...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank MaryLScotland
kailareddog, VR Owner at Fort Charlotte Self Catering - Upper Floor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Thank you Mary for your lovely review! It was lovely to finally meet you. Glad you like the new apartment, it is great to get feedback, always looking for ways to improve things. See you again soon.

Reviewed 20 September 2016

Wonderful apartment. Only one caveat, the second "bathroom" has a sink and shower, but no toilet. Catrina was great and made our arrival and departure easy. Shetland was great.

Date of stay: September 2016
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kailareddog, VR Owner at Fort Charlotte Self Catering - Upper Floor, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you Michael for you kind words. The second toilet was on our plans, but due to difficulties with the plumbing, we were unable to install one much to our disappointment. Lovely to meet you all and enjoy your travels 😊

Reviewed 11 August 2016

We have recently returned from a trip to Shetland and Orkney. We stayed at the Fort Charlotte self catering apartment for 3 nights. It really is a very nice apartment, it is situated right next to Fort Charlotte, in fact the only way it could...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank LJC1
kailareddog, VR Owner at Fort Charlotte Self Catering - Upper Floor, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave you lovely review. Delighted you enjoyed your stay, Carina 😊

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
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Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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