Lerwick, Islesburgh House Hostel

About About this hostel

Head for Shetland, Britain’s most northerly island, and have an unforgettable holiday in a unique setting. Five-star Islesburgh House Hostel, in the centre of Lerwick overlooking the stunning Jubilee Flower Park is close to all amenities and the ideal base for exploring Shetland.

There are 62 beds in comfortable rooms of various sizes, some en suite. Each room is furnished with a TV, kettle and fridge.

Two floors are accessible for visitors with disabilities.

Islesburgh Community Centre next door is home to the Central Café which is open six days a week serving a vast selection of meals, snacks and our legendary Razzle ice creams.

You can reach Shetland by air or take the ferry from Orkney or Aberdeen.

Isleburgh House is consistently rated in the top ten hostels worldwide by HI hostellers.

For more information contact the hostel directly on +44 (0) 1595 745100, email islesburgh@shetland.gov.uk

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Islesburgh House, King Harald Street, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0EQ Get Directions

Facilities & Services


Open all year (not Christmas & New Year)


Private Rooms

En Suite Rooms

Guest Kitchen

Drying Room

Secure Lockers


Free Wifi

Family Rooms

Lounge/TV Room

Laundry Room

Bike Store

Luggage Store

Shopping Nearby

Suitable for Wheelchair Users

Reasons to visit

Located in Britain's most northerly town on our most northerly island, Isleburgh House Hostel is the perfect base for exploring Shetland.

Enjoy walks along deserted sandy beaches, meet the local wildlife and spend long summer nights enjoying fresh local food and live traditional music. Enjoy the historical sites of Jarlshoff Clickimin Broch, Bod of Gremista and the Pictish Broch on Mousa.

Isleburgh House is consistently rated in the top 10 hostels worldwide by Hostelling International hostellers and is perfect for families looking to discover this remote Scottish island paradise.

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