Norlande Guest House is a three-times award winning family run business offering accommodation in a quiet location in Lerwick.
Situated in a perfect central location in Lerwick, Norlande Guest House provides an excellent base for travelling and exploring all parts of Shetland. The property has a homely yet elegant style with 4 well-equipped rooms that can accommodate a wide range of guests.
Ideally situated in the centre of Lerwick its a stones throw to Ferries, Bus Terminal, Tourist Office and the award winning New Museum – it provides an excellent base for exploring Shetland.
The Superior suite offers a steam shower which is perfect after an exciting day exploring Shetland, most rooms have a private bathroom hairdryer, tongs and toiletries.
There is also a seperate self-catering apartment available for those who would like a bit more independence.
This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Lerwick, 9 out of every 10 guests rate us a 10.
Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.
This property is also rated for the best value in Lerwick Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this town.
Founder and owner of Blyde Tae Bide and Norlande Guest House Amanda Hawick, a Shetland born Entrepreneur of the year award winner, is also a Member of the Tourism Management Institute a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a member of the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland.
Her company Blyde Tae Bide has been running for over 20 years now and with her wealth of experience of over 30 years in food and tourism from living internationally and travelling around the world is reflected in her award winning Guest House.
After gaining a Degree in Hospitality management and a Masters Degree in International tourism Management Amanda took on the role of Project Manager to Scottish Enterprise in Aberdeen specialising in food and tourism and events management where she wrote and delivered a portfolio of projects to the public and private sectors. This enabled her to take Scottish businesses to the areas of excellence in the UK and abroad on food and tourism excellence learning journeys, oversee service achievement awards to hundreds of businesses and manage food excellence conferences and events throughout Aberdeen city and Shire, this allows Amanda to possess exceptional people skills and first class understanding in economic development.
Amanda returned back to Shetland in 2010 and opened her award winning Guest House. She recently joined the Shetland Tourism Association and has just this year become a private tour guide offering bespoke private tours in Shetland among her other business and voluntary remits.
Amanda is a great hostess, has a love for Shetland her homeland is a qualified chef and passionate foodie whos a natural people person and goes that extra mile for all her customers by tuning into all her skills.