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Haroldswick Shetland Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Pets Allowed
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Pool
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At Unst we spent very nice days. Unst offers a lot to see and one can also make enough hikes. Saxa Vord is a nice accommodation. The restaurant is a good place to eat. Thank you for a pleasant stay. You can see a lot...More

Thank Dream18010023622
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Have stayed a couple of times in the self-catering blocks. Mixed work and leisure. Great value with all the facilities you need. Some might find it a bit basic but I'm not sure why anyone would go to Unst looking for a five star hotel....More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Stayed in the hostel for 3 nights during my 10 day holiday in Shetland and was quite happy overall with the accommodation at Saxa Vord. I had a large double room which I found very comfortable with loads of storage space, which I liked. The...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We had visited here before and found it to be a pleasant enough place to spend a night in an area where accommodation is not easy to come by. It has been a few years since our last visit though, and , unfortunately it seems...More

Thank TheBuzzard2014
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed in one of the three bedroomed houses. The over all appearance was pretty much lacking in a gob smacking wow. Very much over grown foot paths, around the site and leading to front doors. We had our evening meal went to sit down...More

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Description
Saxa Vord is the UK's most northerly resort, situated in the wild and beautiful Shetland Islands. Saxa Vord currently offers a choice of warm, bright, comfortable and welcoming self catering holiday houses and hostel, More with the option of eating and relaxing in the restaurant and lounge bar. Saxa Vord's size, shape and composition, together with its location on Unst, one of the North Atlantic's most fascinating and diverse islands, makes it ideally suited to its new role as the centre for natural and cultural heritage in Scotland. Interior design reflects the North Atlantic culture of the island, as does the food, which is based on the finest local produce from land and sea. You will find that the relaxed sociability of Saxa Vord’s past lives on as it draws together like-minded people from all walks of life and from all corners of the Globe to enjoy some of Europe’s most iconic natural & cultural heritage. New friendships are forged from shared interests and experiences with Saxa Vord as a base. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
29
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Shetland Islands > Unst
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
29
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Shetland Islands > Unst
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Traveller (39)
Room & Suite (8)
Pool & Beach (3)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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Martin M
6 January 2018|
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Response from Julia B | Reviewed this property |
There are no cash machines on Unst.
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515rachel
3 July 2016|
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Response from Jane1759 | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think so
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"I'm not sure if there is one."
BRYBRYDON
17 Jul 2018
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"The houses offer excellent value for money for groups of 3 or more."
B1767SZkellyc
2 Jul 2018
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"Wide range of accommodation available at different price points - discuss you needs in advance with Saxa..."
elainelerwick
20 Jun 2018
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"Hostel rooms are basic and not en-suite, but a good bed for the night. The houses are dearer, but will..."
Pete634
30 Jan 2018
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