With spectacular views across Portree Harbour, Coolin View Guest House is situated in Portree centre. There is free parking and free WiFi. Set in a grand 1920s building, the cosy bedrooms at Coolin View each have tea/coffee facilities and a TV. Rooms also feature a private bathroom, and most have views across the harbour or Coolin Hills. With a central location in picturesque Portree, the capital of the Isle of Skye, Coolin View is just a short stroll from the seafront. A range of shops and restaurants are a few minutes’ walk away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Coolin View has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 5 Jan 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
1 double bed
1 large double bed
1 single bed
1 double bed
1 bunk bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Ran
    located very close to Portree center 2-3 min slow pace walk. Parking cross the road, need to climb a small step and on a narrow street. Very nice room, small bathroom, but enough for our needs.
  • Catherine
    Hong KongHong Kong
    Great location, check-in was smooth (didn’t see any staff but they emailed to check on us), it’s a small room but has a view of the harbour, bed was comfortable, bathroom is decent size. Got everything you need. Definitely recommend this hotel.
  • Robert
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    There was no breakfast but plenty of tea and biscuits. There was a little supermarket not far away for croissant etc.
  • Chieh-yu
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff were friendly and helpful. The room was cosy. The accommodation is in the town centre with a nice view.
  • Danny
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location and a very comfortable bed the room was very clean and cosy. Parking outside property on reserved space.
  • Courtney
    We arrived early and we were lucky enough to meet our kind hosts, who let us into our room early. The view is spectacular! You can see right into the harbor and to the colorful houses. Within walking distance to everything in Portree. The room was...
  • Carol
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Great location and lovely view of Harbour. Car park a real bonus! Clean & comfortable room. Recommend!
  • Choi
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very good location with parking space opposite the building. Owner responded promptly with query and very helpful
  • Rebecca
    Beautiful view and wonderful location. Clean rooms with a good bathroom and shower and fluffy towels. Pillows and bed were very comfortable. Check in and out was so easy
  • Daniel
    Room (particularly the bathroom) was exceptionally clean and well maintained. The location was superb, overlooking the beautiful port of Portree and close to the supermarket. Hosts were also responsive and clear with instructions. Will definitely...

Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, do you allow pets?

    I am sorry we don't allow pets
    Answered on 9 August 2020
  • Hi there, I was wondering if there is a way to check in after 6pm? I'd love to book but I will arrive fairly late. Thank you!

    Absolutely no problem in checking in after 6pm. We have a self check in process after 6pm which means you can arrive at anytime
    Answered on 10 March 2020
  • Is a late check in around 9pm possible? We will be coming from Inverness by bus and staying for 4 nights, so wanted to check?

    Absolutely no problem in checking in after 6pm. We have a self check in process after 6pm which means you can arrive at anytime.
    Answered on 10 March 2020
  • Do you have wifi

    Yes we have free wifi in our rooms.
    Answered on 20 April 2021
  • How much is breakfast please.

    Regrettably breakfast service is no longer provided anymore. Our rooms are fully equipped with complimentary tea, coffee, biscuits and kettle.
    Answered on 22 March 2021
  • Hello does the Double room with sea view have many stairs to reach it ? Thankyou

    Hi, all of our double sea view rooms are accessed by stairs, we have some on the second floor and some on the third floor.
    Answered on 30 March 2023
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Facilities of Coolin View

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Electric kettle
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Daily housekeeping
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Coolin View takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00


Until 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Cash Coolin View accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 23:00 and 07:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Coolin View

  • Coolin View offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • The prices at Coolin View may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Room options at Coolin View include:

      • Single
      • Double
      • Family

    • Check-in at Coolin View is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    • Coolin View is 250 yards from the centre of Portree. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.