Whether you are planning your first visit to Shetland,
as a tourist or you are a regular business visitor to the Islands, at KGQ Hotels
our aim is to make your stay a memorable one.
Catering for both long stay or just Bed and Breakfast, both our Queens and Grand hotels are traditional Shetland stone built period buildings that, despite being in excess of 150 years old, offer good quality and comfortable accommodation conveniently located in the centre of Lerwick.
Well placed on the town's main thoroughfare, Commercial Street, they offer quick and easy access to all the amenities you would expect to find in a busy town centre including, car parking, banks, Tourist Information Centre, local shops, harbour, bus, ferry and taxi services.
Both hotels offer well appointed en-suite accommodation, equipped with the all usual extras, providing the 'home away from home' touch that means so much.
Our staff, as you would expect are, attentive, friendly and courteous, polite and helpful and, are committed to making your visit one you would want to repeat many times.
Offering some of the lowest room rates on Shetland,
between both our Lerwick hotels we have a total of 49 rooms available comprising
of 17 Single Rooms, 9 Double Rooms, 20 Twin Rooms and 2 Triple Rooms making
them ideally suited to single travellers, couples, families and coach parties.
For that special occaison, we have a large, comfortable Four Poster suite available at the Grand Hotel.
Some of our rooms also offer a view over Lerwick harbour. If you would like one of these rooms, please check availabilty when booking.
Both our hotels have skilled chef's and high quality restaurants that are
open 7 days a week for breakfast ,(7:30 - 09:00am),
lunch,(12:00 - 14:00pm) and dinner,
(18:00 - 21:00pm), and whenever possible, serve the best of local produce.
Guests and members of the public are very welcome to use our facilities and may take their meals (with the exception of breakfast) in the bar areas if preferred.
Additionally, the Grand Hotel has a very popular Sunday Carvery from 12:00 - 14:00pm and booking to reserve a place is essential.
We also have a number of "special occaisons" menus which are published in advance on our Facebook pages. Please visit the links at the bottom of this page for more details.
Both the Queens hotel and the Grand hotel have bar areas that are open to the general public as well as guests. The Queens Hotel has a comfortable Public/Lounge bar with an attached games room whilst the Grand Hotel has separate public and lounge bars.
The Grand Hotel is also home to the ever popular Posers' Nightclub which, although it only operates on a Saturday night from 10:00pm until 03:00am Sunday (and occaisonal Friday Nights), guests staying over a weekend should be aware that there might be a little noise!. If this is likely to be an issue, please advise our reservations staff who will try to offer you a room away from any potential disturbance
Unfortunately, current legislation prohibits smoking in all rooms at both
the Queens and Grand Hotels.
Both hotels, however, have provision outwith the buildings for those who wish to smoke.
Free High Speed Dual Band Wireless Internet Access from multiple access points
is available in all rooms, the public bar areas and dining rooms in both the
Queens and Grand Hotels.
We are continually expanding our WiFi systems and at least two of our repeaters are available in every room.
Whilst our staff will assist in any way they can, we have to advise that due
to the age and design of the buildings, wheelchair access to The Grand Hotel
is non-existent and that wheelchair access to The Queens Hotel is limited to
parts of the ground floor only.
Those with other mobility issues should be aware that both hotels have a number of internal staircases.
With one or two exceptions, parking in Lerwick is generally free.
The Grand hotel has a large free car park at the rear of the building whilst the Queens hotel has plenty of free parking space nearby
We are happy to host conferences, meetings and interview sessions and have ample space available for these activities at the Grand Hotel.
Please contact our reservations staff for details and availability