Fort Charlotte Self Catering

3 & 5 Charlotte Street, Lerwick ZE1 0JL
Contact Name: Carina McLatchie
Tel: +44 (0)1950 477490 / +44 (0)7584 993800

Internet Access - Yes No Smoking No Pets Cot Available - Yes Tea/Coffee Facilities - Yes Hairdryer Available - Yes
Sleeps 6

Having recently refurbished both the upper and lower apartments, you are located in the heart of Lerwick Town Centre. The upper apartment has a panoramic view of Lerwick harbour. Both apartments are nestled next to Historic Scotland’s Fort Charlotte and only a stone’s throw from Lerwick’s main shopping street, restaurants, cafes and bars. Access to private garden with picnic area surrounded by trees, drying green and left luggage space. With complimentary wifi, welcome pack, linen and toiletries you will have everything needed for your stay. An ideal base for both tourists and business visitors. See us on Trip Advisor.

  • Double bedroomDouble bedroom
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  • Fort Charlotte double bedroomFort Charlotte double bedroom
  • Shower roomShower room
  • Fort Charlotte SC living areaFort Charlotte SC living area
  • Welcome basketWelcome basket
  • Forth Charlotte SC bathroomForth Charlotte SC bathroom
  • Fort Charlotte SC entranceFort Charlotte SC entrance
  • Fort Charlotte SC twin roomFort Charlotte SC twin room
  • Fort Charlotte SC gardenFort Charlotte SC garden
  • Fort Charlotte SC spiral stairsFort Charlotte SC spiral stairs


Establishment Overview

Built in 1886 in traditional stonework and extensively refurbished to a high standard in 2012, offering accommodation sleeping up to 6 people. The apartment has stunning views over the rooftops towards Lerwick Harbour and beyond and gives an ideal location for your trip. Located above the main shopping street in Lerwick this is an ideal location for both day and night-time activities.

The apartment is tastefully decorated and fully equipped for your stay with 3 bedrooms (2 double and 1 twin room), shower room, living room, fully fitted bathroom and kitchen.

Wherever possible we have tried to retain some of the period features of the property, with new conservation double glazed windows, solid oak flooring and fully tiled bathrooms for a clean and fresh look.

For your convenience, the apartment has been equipped with a payphone, complimentary wifi and 42” LCD television with Freeview.

The property offers:

Sleeping accommodation for 6 people.

Travel cot available on request at no extra charge.

Open plan Living/Dining/Kitchen, with triple aspect views.

Fully tiled bathroom with separate bath and corner shower, with heated floor.

All electric heating, included in rental price.

All bed linen and towels included in rental price.

One bedroom has a shower room.

Access to private garden.

No minimum stay.

You can find us on Trip Advisor.


Apartment Rates start at: £35 per person per night


Arriving by Air

If you arrive at Sumburgh Airport in the south of Shetland, follow the main A970 road to Lerwick. At the second roundabout (at Tesco's supermarket) go straight though onto the A969. Follow this road, turning down to the left at the small roundabout and continue downhill. Continue along the sea front. Follow the signs for Fort Charlotte. The apartment is located on the top floor of the building next to Fort Charlotte, opposite The Fort Chip Shop. Entrance is at the back side of the building, past Fort Charlotte Guest House's front door.

Arriving by Boat

When arriving by Northlink Ferries, exit the ferry and turn left at the main road A970. Continue straight through the 2 roundabouts, follow the signs for Fort Charlotte. The apartment is located next to Fort Charlotte, opposite The Fort Chip Shop. Entrance is at the back side of the building, past Fort Charlotte Guest House's front door.

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