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kells hamnavoe shetland isles

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Kells hamnavoe
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Scalloway, Mainland, Shetland Islands, Scotland
Your Accommodation is a first-floor self-catering apartment comprising double or family bedroom with 2 double beds adjacent shower room with toilet. A kitchen/lounge with 1 couch & 1 double sofa bed. A highchair travel cot & crib available if required. TV in lounge with Freesat, USB sockets & wifi.
Laundry/drying room with radiator & washer/dryer with ironing facilities. Also a spacious rear garden with clothes drying area, decking with barbecue, children's sandpit paddling pool & swing. ducks & chickens to feed.eggs & fresh vegetables available (seasonal). Off road parking available. Arrival pack, (tea/coffee milk, biscuits, bread, butter, marmalade & choice of 3 cereal's).
About the Owner, david j
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2017
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We hope you like our accommodation & the place we live, the upper section of our house is exclusively yours. We will let you get on with your stay in Shetland but will be glad to help with any information of the area or various events going on during your stay.
If we can be of any assistance during your stay we will be glad to do so.
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Very good - based on 8 reviews
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Hamnavoe, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in April 2018

We received a really friendly welcome from our host David upon arrival straight off the overnight boat from Orkney. He made great suggestions as to what Island sights to go and explore. The Kells accommodation was great. Clean, warm and comfy. It provided us with everything we needed. The location in Hamnavoe allowed us to visit everything from the very...

Management response:

Glad you found our apartment suitable being central does have advantages thank you and we do hope you come back again.


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Community of Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017
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Silvia and David are fantastic hosts. We had good fun chatting with them while we shared excellent tea and superb breaded haddock. They provided us with some local anecdotes and very useful information about the whereabouts. The apartment is very beautiful, warm and has all the facilities you could need. It’s situated in Hamnavoe, a picturesque fishermen village shored in...

Management response:

Thank you, Anna, for your lovely review so glad you both enjoyed your 2 weeks stay it was a pleasure meeting you both. sylvia and I enjoyed our chats & pots of tea with you both, all the best to you and Raul on your future travels.


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Reviewed 1 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Kells is a lovely home and David made us very welcome. Unfortunately the weather was not very kind to us, but we still enjoyed our stay. I would recommend the apartment for two to four adults as adequate, but it would be a bit cramped if there were more - especially as there is no room for a dining table...

Management response:

Thankyou Dennis sorry about our weather and glad you still enjoyed your stay and thankyou for comment on dining table we intend to alter some aspects of kitchen to gain more room for dining table and chairs to add to the present breakfast bar thanks for being great guests. And hope you come again


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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
no party's or events.
    1 Shower
    1 Sofa
    1 Super King
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 2 nights
₹ 3,704
£ 40
1 Oct 2017 -
31 May 2018
low season
2 nights
₹ 3,704
£ 40
1 Jun 2018 -
30 Sep 2018
low season
2 nights
₹ 4,166
£ 45
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Indian Rupees and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • cleaning fee: ₹ 926 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Hamnavoe is a small fishing village on the island of Burra and is connected to mainland by 2 road-bridges. We are 4 miles from Scalloway, 10 miles from Lerwick, on regular bus routes and also local taxis nearby. There is a pier a small boat Marina and Village shop. Various events are held here throughout the year, particularly during the Summer months. For example Sunday teas & craft fairs in village hall, rowing regattas, fishing competition and two small Up Helly Aa festivals. Meal sands our popular Local beach nearby and minn sands at the south end of our island is also a popular
coastal walk. Scalloway castle, museum, and cornerstone cafe restaurant are 9.0 km & Lerwick with various attractions about 13 km.
Getting around
Getting around

Bus stop is just 50 yards away. Buses run 3 times a day to Scalloway & Lerwick. Local taxi service opposite our property.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Sumburgh airport : 27.0 km
Ferry: lerwick: 13.0 km
Sumburgh airport to Hamnavoe burra isle by bus or taxi (27 km 40 mins)
lerwick ferry terminal to hamnavoe (13 km 17 mins). From Sumburgh travel north on A970 then turn left onto B9073 then left onto A970 left again onto B9074 and straight on until you enter Hamnavoe. Go past 2 left hand junctions then kells is the second property on your left. From Lerwick ferry terminal turn right onto A970 stay on this road until sign for scalloway turn left and follow this road until B9074 turn left & follow above directions from B9074 Postcode ZE29LA
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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