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Herrislea House Hotel (Lerwick, United Kingdom)


Herrislea House Hotel (Lerwick, United Kingdom)

About Herrislea House Hotel

Located in the heart of the Shetland Islands, the Herrislea House Hotel is a luxury accommodation choice that boasts fine dining and traditional style throughout. The hotel is an ideal choice for guests to enjoy the activities and nature that the area has to offer. All of the nine rooms at the Herrislea House Hotel are individually designed and feature an en-suite bathroom. The centrally heated rooms come equipped with a colour television, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. Free on-site parking is possible, while Wi-Fi is also supplied at no additional cost. The Phoenix Restaurant is the hotel’s on-site dining option, which serves elegant meals that are cooked up with local produce. A full English breakfast is inclusive with all stays at the accommodation. Lerwick can be reached in less than ten minutes by car from the hotel. The Shetland Museum and Archives is a ten-minute drive.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • LocationVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • RoomsGood  (7.6 / 10)
  • ServiceGood  (7.9 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (8.6 / 10)
  • Value for moneyGood  (7.7 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Professional and friendly service

The staff members of the Herrislea House Hotel have been recipients of many rave reviews from past guests. It has been claimed that, along with a welcoming and friendly manner, the customer service is centred upon doing whatever possible to make sure your stay is as pleasant as possible.


Great breakfast and evening meals

For most former visitors, the food served up by the hotel was a highlight. Both the breakfast and evening meals were generally commended for the quality and attention to detail they possessed.


Hygiene standards well-maintained throughout

The hygiene standards on display were appreciated by many previous guests that stayed at the Herrislea House Hotel. Based on overall feedback, the rooms at the hotel are typically kept very clean and tidy overall.

Negative Reviews


Room décor tired and dated

The Herrislea House Hotel's rooms were criticised by numerous past visitors. In particular, the rooms at the hotel were sometimes labelled as past their best with outdated décor and amenities.


Location not ideal

When it comes to location, the hotel is not the best option in the Shetland Islands - based on the feedback of those that have previously stayed at the accommodation. This opinion has been supported on occasion by the fact that Lerwick is approximately ten minutes away by car from the hotel.


Overpriced for what is received

A lot of former visitors felt aggrieved about the cost of staying at the Herrislea House Hotel. Whilst the accommodation was generally seen as acceptable, the limited amount of facilities or additional extras has caused many to dispute the prices charged by the hotel.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance hall/lobby
  2. Parking
  3. Porter service
  4. Pets allowed
  5. Conference rooms
  6. Non-smoking rooms
  7. Restaurant
  8. Laundry service
  9. WiFi in public areas
  10. Room service
  11. Free WiFi (public areas)
  12. Luggage storage
For children
  1. Cot
Room amenities
  1. Ironing board
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Central heating
  5. Electric kettle
  6. Satellite TV
  7. Safe
  8. WiFi
  9. Free WiFi (rooms)
  10. Coffee machine
Sports facilities
  1. Golf course
  2. Horse riding
  3. Hiking trail
  4. Diving
  1. Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 12:00


Veensgarth , ZE2 9SB , Lerwick , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1595840208 | Fax: +44 1595840630 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Herrislea House Hotel

  • Is there a pool area at Herrislea House Hotel?

    No, Herrislea House Hotel doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Herrislea House Hotel?

    Yes, Herrislea House Hotel has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at Herrislea House Hotel?

    Yes, Herrislea House Hotel provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Herrislea House Hotel?

    Check-in at Herrislea House Hotel is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Herrislea House Hotel located?

    Herrislea House Hotel is located in Veensgarth, ZE2 9SB, Lerwick, United Kingdom.