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Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Shetland Islands. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 23 May 2024.
Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Shetland Islands:S$ 212/night
Cheapest price found:S$ 97/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Thursday
S$ 157 - S$ 267
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
S$ 151 - S$ 273
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Shetland Islands hotels

Browse through properties in Shetland Islands that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 81 properties in Shetland Islands and data was last updated on 23 May 2024.
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24 Commercial Street, Lerwick, United Kingdom
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
S$ 201
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in Shetland Islands

Discover affordable stays in Shetland Islands that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Shetland Islands can be found for as low as S$ 223 per night. There is currently one property in Shetland Islands that can be booked for this price. St Magnus Bay Hotel is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Shetland Islands. Price data was last updated on 23 May 2024
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Hillswick, Hillswick, United Kingdom
0.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
S$ 223
Avg. per night
Holmsgarth Rd, ZE1, Lerwick, United Kingdom
1.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
S$ 262
Avg. per night
15 South Road, Lerwick, United Kingdom
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
S$ 262
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Shetland Islands

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About Shetland Islands

Discover wild and untamed landscapes in the Shetland Islands. The entire archipelago is a UNESCO Global Geopark and protects a unique landscape of sandy beaches, windswept hills, heather-strewn moorlands and shimmering lochs. Get up close with puffins and Shetland ponies, learn about the archipelago’s rich Scandinavian heritage and enjoy some of the freshest seafood in the United Kingdom.

Things to do in Shetland Islands

The Westside is one of the best places to spot adorable Shetland ponies. You can see the pint-sized horses grazing by the roadside and in the heather-covered hills. If you’re lucky, you might see them trotting along the beaches. Other popular pony-spotting locations include Tingwall, Scalloway and Dunrossness.

Birders flock to the Shetland Islands to spot hundreds of species. Puffins steal the spotlight and can be seen at Hermaness National Nature Reserve, while you can also follow the trail around the headland to spot the iconic seabirds nesting on the rocks. You can also tick off other species like gannets, guillemots, fulmars and great skuas. Pack your binoculars for the chance to spot minke whales, dolphins and orcas splashing offshore.

The Shetland Islands offer a bounty of fresh seafood, including species like halibut, mackerel and haddock. The lamb is mouth-watering, with a diet of grass, heather and seaweed, giving the meat a unique flavour. Shetland black potatoes are a staple and used to make everything from creamy mash to potato soup. Milk from local dairy farms is churned into melt-in-your-mouth cheese, butter and ice cream. Rhubarb crumble is a local specialty and served at most cafes and pubs.

Dive into local culture and tradition at the Shetland Museum. Exhibits chart more than 5,000 years of history and cover everything from geology and wildlife to Viking mythology. Kids love the exhibits on mythical creatures like “nyuggle” water spirits, “trow” fairies and “selkie” mermaids.

Getting around Shetland Islands

All towns and villages in the Shetland Islands are pedestrian-friendly, while rental cars offer the freedom to explore the archipelago at your own pace. Local buses are a fast and affordable way to travel between towns and villages and ferries run between different islands. Sumburgh Airport is a gateway to the Shetland Islands.

Facts about staying in Shetland Islands

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Shetland Islands to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 23 May 2024.
  • Where is the best place to stay in Shetland Islands?

    Our travellers prefer to stay in places like Lerwick, Brae, and Hillswick while in Shetland Islands.

  • What are the best hotels in Shetland Islands?

    Islesburgh House Hostel (9.2/10 from 542 reviews), Glen Orchy House (8.5/10 from 18 reviews), and Varis House (8.8/10 from 20 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Shetland Islands.

  • What is a good hotel near Scalloway Castle?

    A good hotel close to Scalloway Castle is Scalloway Hotel (rated 8.1/10 from 44 reviews).

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