Baltasound Hotel


Baltasound, Unst, Shetland, Shetland Islands, ZE2 9DS

    Britain's most northerly hotel right in the heart of Unst.

    Baltasound Hotel is a cosy family run hotel only a few hundred yards from Baltasound Pier and Marina. It is Britain’s most northerly hotel. Its central location on the island makes it an ideal base to explore Unst. The hotel offers modern comfortable rooms with digital TV and free Wi-Fi access. The restaurant prides itself on its excellent cuisine and extensive use of local produce, and was a finalist in 2012 Highlands and Islands Restaurant of The Year.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times 2015
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015
    Opening Times 2015
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    During Low Season period please call for availability check.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double Room
    £90.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double for Sole Occupancy
    £70.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room
    £100.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Large Double
    £100.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single Room
    £60.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Budget Single
    £45.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room
    £90.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    All of our room rates include breakfast. For a child staying in a room the £15 surcharge apply. The cot is available for £10 surcharge per day.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday
    • Cabin


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available Additional charge
    • Highchair Available


    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Lounge
    • Payphones Available
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking
    • Polish spoken


    • Island Location
    • Remote Location
    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers

    Wedding Services

    • Civil Ceremony
    • Wedding Packages Available


    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Dairy Free by prior arrangement
    • Dinner Available
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free by prior arrangement
    • Kosher Meals by prior arrangement
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Lunch Available
    • Nut Free Meals by prior arrangement
    • Restaurant
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available by prior arrangement
    • Vegetarian Food Available by prior arrangement

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals by prior arrangement


    • Internet Access
    • Open To Non Residents

    Leisure Facilities

    • TV In Room
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card 5% surcharge
    • BACS
    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • PayPal
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Cycle Hire Nearby also available on site
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Private Parking

    Road Directions

    Two ferry crossings are required in order to get to the island of Unst.

    From Lerwick/Sumburgh, follow the A970 road North and head for Toft. At Toft you will catch a ferry to the island of Yell. Journey through Yell and head North to Gutcher ferry terminal to catch the ferry to Unst.

    After disembarking at Belmont ferry terminal, follow the road all the way until you reach a T junction. Turn right and then take your second right after that. The Baltasound Hotel is a few hundred yards further down that road on the right.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the steps
      • Number of steps 3
    • There is a ramp to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the ramp


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with a ramp
    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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