Skeabost Country House Hotel - Skeabost Hotel - Isle of Skye

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Skeabost Country House

Welcome to the Skeabost Country House Hotel, luxury accommodations set in its own estate of landscaped grounds and woodland on the Isle of Skye in the west Highlands of Scotland. This stylish but traditional Victorian hunting lodge nestles comfortably on the coastal shores of Loch Snizort and the adjoining River Snizort. Every aspect of the Skeabost is unique, from each lavish guest room, to the fine dining, and individual service.

The perfect relaxing retreat.

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Telephone : 01470 532202
International : +44 (0)1470 532202
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Prices are based on 2 people sharing and include a full Scottish breakfast at this luxury Scottish hotel

Double/Twin* From £80 per night
Superior Double/Twin* From £105 per night
4 Poster Superior* From £115 per night
*Single supplement applies

Single room From £47 per night

If you would like to include dinner, please ask for relevant prices.

Winter breaks (to 31st march 2002)
3 nights DB&B From £105 per person

Christmas - 3 nights full board
(including many extras) From £280 per person based on 2 people sharing

New Year - 3 nights full board
(including many extras) From £350 per person based on 2 people sharing

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All of the rooms at Skeabost Country House Hotel are spacious and comfortable, with personal finishing touches of luxurious furnishings, en suite facilities, home baked shortbread and fresh fruit. The guest lounges offer a warm Skye welcome with glowing log fires and restful sofas. The Red Lounge has a variety of books of local interest and relevant to the Highlands. The Green Lounge is also the Games Room which offers amusement with chess, jigsaws, Trivial Pursuit, cards plus many more. The snooker room, previously the old family chapel, has a full size snooker table.


The Skeabost Hotel Leisurely enjoy 6 courses of exquisite and aromatic food at Skeabost Country House Hotel, exquisitely presented from the very best of fresh local produce and game from Skye and the Highlands. Starting with drinks and canapés in the Red Lounge, you move through to our baronial and elegant dining room before returning to the ease of the Red Lounge for Petite Fours and Coffee. An absorbing and romantic Skeabost experience where you can fall in love with fine food, wines and spirits.


Our 18-tee golf course stretches beyond the Hotel into the estate and along the shoreline. Open to the public and a free facility for guests staying at Skeabost Country House for 3 nights or more, enjoy our fun course with its tricky shots and idyllic setting amidst the beautiful and rugged Highlands. The course and hotel is only a few miles distant from Portree and historic Dunvegan Castle.


The Skeabost Country House Hotel has 8 miles with both banks, of the best salmon and trout fishing in Skye, along one of the best salmon rivers in the west Highlands. The estate Ghillie, is available to share his wisdom of Skeabost and its river.


The Skeabost Country House Hotel is the perfect venue for your magical highland wedding experience. Set on the romantic Isle of Skye, our personal management and attention to detail will ensure that you have a memorable and enchanting day.

Skeabost Country House - luxury Scottish hotel, luxury lodgings and accommodations with quality restaurant (by Portree)

Since Michael and Ann Heaney took over the hotel in 2001, they have undertaken an extensive refurbishment and restoration programme. The work has been in keeping with the tradition and sympathy of the House and its history, but also modernises and adds to the facilities that now provide a relaxing and tailored stay for our guests' requirements. Ann has personally overseen much of the work which is ongoing.

There is an air of tranquillity that envelops Skeabost and even though there may be many guests within its walls and estate, you can always find serenity and space. There is also a great feeling of tradition found throughout Skye, but this has been tempered at Skeabost Country House Hotel with a fresh style including fabrics like raw silks and fine linens, colours of green, gold, ivory and red. With the dominant 'olde worlde' wood that furnishes every room in the House, the sunshine streams in, warming and highlighting the different textures.

Skeabost House has an eventful history going back for hundreds of years. There are places of real antiquity in the grounds and surroundings including St.Columba's Island, the most significant historic site on Skye. Writings and the chapel ruins have dated the site before the Abbey of Iona. Later, the Island became the legendary burial ground for 28 Clan Nicolson Chiefs. The Island and St.Columba's Rock can be seen from the driveway and golf course and are easily accessible via the old Skeabost road next to the Hotel. The Clan influence has never been far from the people of Skeabost district. The land where the golf course is now located, was awash with the bloody mortal feud between the MacDonalds and the Macleods in 1528 when corpses gathered in the River Snizort, turning the water red.

The McLeods clan seat at Dunvegan Castle is only a few miles distant as is the island capital of Portree. Opening times for Dunvegan Castle should be checked directly via the castle.

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We have a selection of stylish guest rooms available. All rooms have

ensuite facilities including a bath and shower
lavender and tea tree soaps and toiletries
tea and coffee making facilities - a variety of teas are available on request
home-baked shortbread
fresh fruit
flowers (in season, taken from the Skeabost Country House garden and arranged by Ann Heaney)

Candles are provided in the bathrooms so that you can immerse yourself in quiet, candle-lit and aromatic bubbles.

Standard double and twin rooms offer comfortable and luxurious accommodation while the Superior rooms are exceptional.

The 4 poster Superior Suite which is also available as a Bridal Suite, is lavishly furnished, very spacious and cosy.

We can also happily accommodate families. Please let us know your requirements.
Some of our bedrooms have spectacular views across the lawn and out to Loch Snizort, please ask for details when making your enquiry or booking.

If you have any special requests for your stay, for example, a bouquet of flowers and champagne on arrival, please let us know. A nominal charge is made for these extras, please ask for details as we will try to accommodate your exact requirements.

Dogs are allowed in some of our guest rooms but not in public rooms. If you would like to bring your dog, please let us know at time of booking.


The Dining Room offers a 6 course dinner with culinary delights such as 'hot home smoked Partridge and Venison with Quails eggs on a salad of mixed leaves' and 'fillets of lemon Sole with vegetable strips on a Thyme butter sauce and crushed potatoes'.



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