Just 5 minutes’ walk from Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal, Sandwick Bay Guest House offers modern rooms and marble bathrooms. With views towards the Isle of Skye, there is free parking and free Wi-Fi.

The spacious rooms feature bare wooden floors and large windows. All have an LCD TV and many offer views of Sandwick Bay. Some rooms have an en suite bathroom, and all offer tea and coffee facilities.

A full Scottish breakfast is served daily in the breakfast room, featuring Stornoway black pudding. A number of pubs and restaurants are just a short walk away.

With Stornoway Golf Club just a mile away, Sandwick Bay Hotel is just 10 minutes’ drive from Stornoway Airport. Situated on the beautiful Isle of Lewis, ferries to Ullapool leave nearby. Lews Castle is a 10-minute drive away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

Sandwick Bay Guest House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 23 Aug 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish

Free private parking available on-site


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Sandwick Bay Guest House

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • Tràigh Thunga Beach

    9.4 Superb beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Traigh Mhealaboist Beach

    9.0 Superb beach
    1.7 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few hours
  • Hello We are travelling up in a Peugeot low loader to move property into our house at Breanish. We need somewhere to stay overnight on the 4th for our...
    hi and yes we have a very large driveway-and also adjacent to us- is a piece of land- covered also by our 4x cctv cameras (not that theft has ever be...
    Answered on 25 February 2021
  • what is the earliest that you serve breakfast?
    we serve breakfasts from 7.30am until 8.45am-if a guest wishes a breakfast at 7am we will accommodate-for early ferry departees we also do a takeaway ...
    Answered on 23 February 2021
  • Hi, I'll have a bike. Is there secure storage? Thanks.
    yes we have 2 covered- large car ports- adjacent to the property ideal for bike storage- covered by 24/7 cctv-as a further precaution not that theft i...
    Answered on 14 August 2022
  • Hi are you still accepting guests? I require a room this week from the 31st to 2nd. Thanks
    hi and yes -we have remained open for guests-presently the govt have placed us in tier 3 for the next 3 weeks-so there are travel restrictions in plac...
    Answered on 29 December 2020
  • Hello, our ferry arrives at 3am - would we be able to check in then please?
    yes as we have introduced a self check in for such eventualities
    Answered on 21 July 2021
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Host Information

Host review score

Located on the shoreline of Sandwick Bay with sea views towards the Isle of Skye
Inga who runs the guest house - is originally from Latvia - and as well as speaking English - is also fluent in both Latvian and Russian as well.
Languages spoken: English,Latvian,Russian
Property surroundings *
Great location - show map
Facilities of Sandwick Bay Guest House
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional bathroom
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Street parking
  • Secured parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Wellness facilities
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Latvian
  • Russian

House rules Sandwick Bay Guest House takes special requests - add in the next step!


14:00 - 20:30


05:00 - 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 are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Sandwick Bay Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

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

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 adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Please inform Sandwick Bay Guest House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Sandwick Bay Guest House

  • The prices at Sandwick Bay Guest House 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 Sandwick Bay Guest House include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin

  • The nearest beach is just 100 yards from Sandwick Bay Guest House.

  • Guests staying at Sandwick Bay Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • Sandwick Bay Guest House is 0.9 miles from the centre of Stornoway.

  • Sandwick Bay Guest House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Beachfront
    • Beach

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Sandwick Bay Guest House by:

    • Taxi 5min

  • Check-in at Sandwick Bay Guest House is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.