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Welcome to the Aurora Guest House. The Aurora is located in the heart of Lerwick, the capital of the Shetland Islands, and offers visitors excellent accommodation from only £35 per person per night.


The Aurora Guest House is situated in the very heart of Lerwick at the north end of King Harald Street, just minutes away from the convenience of Commercial Road and all of the facilities that the town centre has to offer.


Although situated in a quiet area, Aurora Guest House is just a few moments stroll from King Harald Street Flower Gardens, which accommodates the bowling, tennis and golf putting fields.


Lerwick Town Hall and Library are also a stroll away, and the spectuacular Lerwick Museum, which is nestled in the picturesque small boat harbour with a lovely restaurant overlooking, is two minutes walk away.

The Aurora Guest House was built in 1900 and is a lovley old Town House with all the modern conveniences of present day standards and expectations of the discerning traveller, whether it is for leisure or Business.


It has been run by the current owner for a very successful ten years, during which time an abundance of repeat visitors have stayed for holidays and business alike. During these 10 years several upgrades have been made to the property for which Andrea and Aurora had been awarded 4 Stars.


The accommodation affords a very large dining room and lounge, an especailly spacious grand master ensuite bedroom, a spacious family ensuite and on the second floor there is a family space comprising of a double and a twin bedroom which are let together for the use of the one spacious shower room which they share.


Also situated in the garden grounds behind the property is a lovely Scandinavian style chalet, which has its own private entrance, full disabled access and houses a lounge area, kitchenette, twin bedroom and large shower room. The chalet is available per night or long term let.

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Rooms & Rates


All of our rooms offer superior quality accommodation, to Scottish Tourist Board four star standard, in the heart of Lerwick. All rooms have flatscreen digital TV, free WIFI along with tea and coffee making facilities

Location: Lerwick


Lerwick takes its name from the Old Norse Leirvik meaning muddy bay. Sheltered by Bressay, the natural harbour attracts a wide range of visiting craft. The town has a lot to offer visitors and will introduce you to Shetland's unique identity.

Explore Shetland


Shetland is a world where wildlife is truly wild; you can watch otters play, the air is filled with the sound of seabirds crowding awesome cliffs; where the beautiful ice-caved landscape is steeped in legend.

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