Skeabost House Hotel

ex. Skeabost Country House Hotel

Skeabost, By Portree, Skeabost, United Kingdom, IV51 9NP  show map
 3 stars
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Skeabost House Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Golf course

Fishing

Hiking

Billiards/Pool tables

Darts

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Located in the heart of Skeabost, the 3-star Skeabost House Hotel offers spacious rooms. The charming hotel, built in 1871, is renowned for its original architecture.

This hotel is situated 7.8km away from Tigh Na Coille and Giant MacAskill Musuem. The venue is set within 1km from Skeabost city center.

Benbecula airport can be reached in 65 minutes by car from Skeabost House Hotel.

Rooms

Skeabost House Hotel features rooms with a luxurious interior that come with a writing desk, heating, a closet, a DVD player and multi-channel TV for a pleasant stay in Skeabost. The property boasts views of the Salmon River from its rooms. Bathrooms are fitted with a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat

Guests can breakfast in the dining area. Guest can enjoy fine flavors of local meals at the designed restaurant. The large bar serves a selection of coffee and whiskies.

Relax

The hotel provides guests with board games and a game room for their children. On-site activities feature golf, windsurfing and fishing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   14.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free safe at reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • No elevators
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Darts
  • Fishing

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Skeabost, By Portree, Skeabost, United Kingdom, IV51 9NP

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City Center
  • Skeabost
    300 m
Airports
  • Benbecula (BEB)
    62.8km
  • North Bay (BRR)
    83.2km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    14

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed or Double or Twin beds
Size: 9m2
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
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This double room features a bathrobe, electric kettle and seating area.

Room facilities
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    Superior Double Room
    Bed type: King Four Poster bed
    Size: 6m2
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
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    This spacious room features a four-poster king-size bed with luxurious fabrics. It also offers free Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV, and a complimentary hospitality tray. The room benefits from an en suite bathroom and bathrobes. The views vary. This room can accommodate 1 extra bed.

    Room facilities

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Skeabost House Hotel Skeabost location
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      Hotel Address:

      Skeabost, By Portree, Skeabost, United Kingdom, IV51 9NP

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Skeabost
        300 m
      Airports
      • Benbecula (BEB)
        62.8km
      • North Bay (BRR)
        83.2km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        14

      Hotel Awards

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 200 m

      Local Attractions

      • Giant MacAskill Musuem - 7.9km
        Dunvegan High Street
      • Sgurr Alasdair - 8.3km
        Scotland
      • Tigh Na Coille: The Aros Experience - 9.2km
        Viewfield Road, Portree
      • Quiraing - 8.3km
        Portree, Highland IV51
      • Coire Lagan - 8.3km
        Scotland
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        14

      Hotel Awards

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      Skeabost House Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Skeabost House Hotel

      Individual guest reviews

      • Single
        8.8

        Lovely large bedroom with lovely views

        Looked a bit tired externally.

      • Couple
        5.8

        The place is very tired and needing some work to freshen up carpets were very worn along with the rooms being the rooms needing freshened up. The windows also need replacing and the roads into the place need resurfaced and the outside of thebuilding also needs work. The hotel is in beautiful surroundings and would benefit from money being spent on it it was a disappointment to see how run down the place was although my stay was comfortable I would have preferred to have paid a lot less .

        The setting and area is spectacular

      • Older travelers
        3.2

        Nicely located within large private grounds at the edge of Loch Snizort. Good food in the evening.

        Very old and run-down 3-star hotel, which was originally built as a hunting lodge by the MacDonalds (in 1870!) . The superior room size-wise was ok but with very (too) old furniture at far too high room tariff, as there did not seem to be any maintenance of the building/rooms (holes in the bath room wall, leaky window frames), the entire hotel requires complete modernisation, renovation, repair (walls in the whole stairhouse, stairs, doors, windows /frames , plasterwork) and also thorough cleaning in the whole building. Red dingy sofa at reception desk to be removed . There is no lift, but far too many stairs to the rooms. Little choice on tv channels, no international news channel (I.E. bbc worldwide) . Only very limited Continental Breakfast choice , most of it pre-packed (Alpen, marmalade, no natural yoghurt) red dyed "salami", logistic of breakfast-service to be improved: first eggs were served and became cold, then toast (portioned) finally was served ... - Staff at reception desk is talking meanwhile guests are waiting for breakfast to be ordered, guests have to remind for fresh supply at the breakfast buffet. There is no manager visible, who could/should run the "organization". Only one small towel dryer for 4 (bath-/hand-) towels. Mixing taps to be installed in the sink of bathroom. When going to bed, we had to remove 6 cushions and to place them on the buffer storage such as 1 chair and/or desk; space which we needed for our luggage (3 weeks travelling needs more than 1 suitcase). No shoe cleaning machine identified.

      • Family with children
        8.2

        Nice building and great location. Staff very friendly and helpful. Premises very clean and well kept.

        Room was nice but cramped - had a room that had a bathroom retrofitted which made the room small and awkwardly shaped.

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        The hotel is located in picturesque surroundings and offers many delightful areas to relax and unwind. Very attentive staff. A total experience.

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        This really is a "country house" of the type very wealthy people owned & used as a hunting lodge in the past. Beautiful wooden paneling & ceilings. Lovely areas to sit inside and out. The setting is wonderful - overlooking the loch with lovely river running along the hotel's (bumpy) road. Extensive grounds with a nine hole golf course and a short stroll to the small St Columba's island on the river which has ancient ruins & is really pretty. Food in the dining room was good standard & the Sunday lunch deal was very reasonable. We came on the ferry from Harris to Uig - only a short drive from this side of the island. We stayed in the McCleod room which overlooked the gardens at the front: impressive with its four poster bed & heavy drapes.

        Our one disappointment was that we wanted to go fishing - the hotel has their own ghillie (who tried to be very helpful & was easy to get on with)....HOWEVER This was the Isle of Skye & it was a Sunday & there is no freshwater fishing permitted anywhere on the island on the Sabbath - not even for trout (we were aware salmon fishing isn't permitted anywhere on a Sunday in Scotland). Pity, as it was a glorious day & we could see fish rising in the river on our walk to St Columba's island.

      • Older travelers
        6.6

        Relaxed atmosphere; spacious room; good food

        The golf course looked very tired,as did the outside of the hotel. The driveway approach was potholed beyond 'rustic'. I had to point out that I had not been charged for a bottle of wine - what a mug! The bar menu was a bit limited.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        Very remote peacefull location, Exeptional stasff, superb food and very comfortable rooms.

      • Group of friends
        7.8

        The staff were fantastic. Very attentive and made us feel very welcome. Great place for a stop over on your tour of Skye or further travel to the Hebredes. Loved the huge pool table in the entertainment room.

        The hotel is a bit weathered, but has a lot of charm. The dinner was a little bit pricey, but as you are not on the mainland, it does seem reasonable to pay a little more for the convenience of the restaurant being on site.

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        The hotel was relaxed and lovely. The staff was friendly.

        The toilet in our traveling companion's room made a very loud sustained noise when flushed. It could be heard several rooms away. At dinner 3 of us ordered steak and it was the toughest steak we ever tasted. When we told our waitress she removed the charges from out check. Everything else about our stay was lovely.

      • Older travelers
        6.2

        The staff were very nice, the bars, dining room, Lounge were very cosy.

        Annexe where we were first put, asked to be moved, they had one room spare in the main house, bathroom let it down very much, bedroom well, all I can say it was okay.

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        The hotel was very quiet (it was the first week in January with snow on the ground) with few guests but the standard of service was still excellent. The public rooms where warm and welcoming and the breakfast set us up for the day. The views from the hotel grounds where magnificent and having experienced it in the snow we are looking forward to seeing it again in the summer. We've already recommended the hotel to friends.

        The hotel was closing for some work the following week which meant they offered a very limited dinner menu which was disappointing and maybe should have been mentioned when we booked although we did only book B&B! The dinners we had where delicious.

      • Group of friends
        7.4

        Good food, pleasant staff, nice location

        bathrooms need upgrading(In all three rooms we stayed). The hotel was not busy and we would have welcomed to have sea views (only 1 room had them). Whisky too expensive (5£, in the previous hotel were we stayed from Best Western same whisky was 2.50£).

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        Fantastic rooms, 4 poster beds, modern spacious en suite with superb views. Dinner in restaurant was excellent and choice at breakfast extensive and included local produce. Overall exceeded our expectation, wished we could have stayed a second night.

      • Group of friends
        4.2

        The food was ok

        No service. No hot water. Chaos when fire alarm went off - no staff presence/unable to turn off alarm when finally showed up - it was each man for himself - probably a dangerous place to stay.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Skeabost House Hotel Skeabost location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Skeabost, By Portree, Skeabost, United Kingdom, IV51 9NP

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Skeabost
        300 m
      Airports
      • Benbecula (BEB)
        62.8km
      • North Bay (BRR)
        83.2km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        14

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSkeabostSkeabost House Hotel

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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