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Islesburgh House Hostel is in the centre of Lerwick, an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Shetland Islands.

96 %

  • Dorm
    From €28.87
  • Private
    From €86.62
10 or more people?

What travellers think

Travellers that stayed here think this hostel is best for

  • Sightseeing
  • Nature-lovers
  • Relaxing
  • Unique atmosphere

Hostel rating (20)

96 %

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 99%
Cleanliness 97%
Location 98%
Security 97%
Service 94%
Comfort 94%

Green rating



Plusses: well-located (a community centre with a good cafe for meals is next door); decent workable wi-fi; excellent staff service; decent rooms (not too cramped). The only thing, small, is that the lockers could be larger.


Avatar for Ross


Thu 01 Oct 2015

I really appreciated my stay in Islesburgh House hostel in Lerwick. The house itself is a gem, restored historic building with great public spaces, looks more like a family house than a hostel. Very friendly and helpful duty manager Jim. There is always someone around to help, either in the house, or next door. Variety of leaflets and local information. Personal lockers in the room. Clean bathrooms.


Avatar for Marketa


Wed 23 Sep 2015

Third time I've stayed there. Absolutely fantastic building with a very friendly warden.


Avatar for Witold


Thu 03 Sep 2015