Saxa Vord Hostel

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Saxa Vord Hostel Haroldswick, Unst ShetlandSee nearby area

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Lonely Planet review

This former RAF base is not the most atmospheric lodging, but the barracks-style rooms offer great value. The restaurant dishes out reasonable local food, and there’s a bar – Britain’s northernmost, by our reckoning – and a friendly, helpful atmosphere. Self-catering houses (£450 to £595 per week) are good for families and available year-round.

Our independent authors have visited Saxa Vord Hostel and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Unst.

Services & facilities

  • Bar
    • Available
  • Parking
    • Bicycle Parking
    • Free Parking
  • Housekeeping
    • Linen Included
  • Luggage storage
    • Luggage Storage
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Restaurant

Description provided by property

Saxa Vord's Sergeants' Mess Hostel is much more than a hostel - indeed it is more akin to a university hall of residence in style.

Designed with lovers of the great outdoors in mind, it is warm and comfortable and has everything that you need to relax after a day's exploration, including a bar selling delicious bar meals just down the corridor.

The main hostel is situated in the former Sergeants' Mess and has large, bright rooms, most of which are single-occupancy.

Our hostel guests have access a bar and restaurant which has a relaxing atmosphere, where you are served by our caring staff. Our bar serves a diverse range of products, including the locally brewed Valhalla Beer range. Our restaurant freshly prepares all meals using locally sourced produce. Hostel guests also have a laundry facility on-site where service washes are provided. Saxa Vord Resort is a large complex which also comprises of 18 self-catering houses, snooker facilities and a chocolate factory on site.

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