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Traveller (39)
Room & Suite (8)
Pool & Beach (3)
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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“saxa vord”(43 reviews)
“raf base”(6 reviews)
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Pets Allowed
Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
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Fitness centre
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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, with the option of eating and relaxing in the restaurant and lounge...
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Haroldswick | Shetland, Scotland
70 km to Lerwick-Tingwall Airport
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So yes, as others have commented, it's an old RAF base in the very north of the UK and may be a bit tired, but it's also a wonderful, friendly place to stay, well located for exploring and enjoying the highlights of Unst. All the...More

Thank CityJ
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed for 3 nights as part of a tour group, in our own 3 bed house - using the resort dining facilities for meals. The house itself was OK - spacious and probably quite good for self catering. However, the beds were so hard...More

Thank BRYBRYDON
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed in one of the self catering houses for 3 night. When we arrived we knew the outside would look very grey, dull and boring as it’s an EX RAF base, so it’s very utilitarian. It’s location is towards the North of Unst in...More

Thank Hannahmabob
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in 7 Nordabrek, one of the 3 bedroom houses. It was slightly dated but clean and functional with comfortable beds and good blackout blinds for the summer light. The TV was a bit smaller than usual. No dishwasher. Conservatory was really nice, a...More

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding and simple, self catering accomodation. The complex was extremely comfortable and had all the facilities that you would want. Restaurant, bar etc... The rooms though simple and basic were still modern and boasted central heating with colour TV. Rooms were immaculate with clean bedding....More

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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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Martin M
6 January 2018|
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Response from Keren S | Property representative |
I am sorry there is no cash machine on site, but there is a cashback facility from local shops and from the local post office.
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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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Room Tips
"I'm not sure if there is one."
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"The houses offer excellent value for money for groups of 3 or more."
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"Wide range of accommodation available at different price points - discuss you needs in advance with Saxa Vord..."
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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 sleep..."
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