If you are looking for luxury accommodation with great Highland Hospitality in Skye, then look no further than historic Skeabost House Hotel, a family owned boutique hotel, part of the Sonas Hotel Collection. Set in its own private grounds, just 10 minutes from Portree, this elegant white washed Victorian Mansion enjoys stunning views across Loch Snizort. Its location makes it an ideal base for exploring the islands many visitor attractions. In addition, the hotel boasts 8 miles of Salmon and Trout Fishing on the River Snizort and our Ghillie can be booked for fishing experiences during your stay. On check in why not treat yourself to a lovely home made afternoon tea while you cosy up in front of an open fire in our elegant lounge. Overlooking Loch Snizort, the West Pier Restaurant at Skeabost serves the best of Island cuisine, freshly made using only the finest locally sourced ingredients. After dinner, watch the sunset over the Loch from our patio, or relax and unwind by the open fire with a local malt from the cocktail bar. Whatever your preference for accommodation, the hotel has 21 en-suite bedrooms, all unique in style, ranging from contemporary sea view rooms with private terrace to a luxury family suite with separate bunk bed room for the children. Open all year we welcome non residents and our elegant lounges with comfy sofas and cosy fires are open daily for lunch or afternoon tea. Our car park is free and has an electric charging point.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Skeabost House Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 11 Jun 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free parking available at the hotel


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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
2 bunk beds
2 single beds
2 bunk beds
Bedroom 1:
2 single beds
Bedroom 2:
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Stuart
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Marvelous breakfasts. Excellent room with a lovely view. Very helpful staff with good local information.;
  • Michael
    The service and friendliness of the staff was excellent.
  • Emma
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    We stayed at the gate lodge, it was about 2mins drive from main house and had living room, 2 bedrooms and bathroom and mini kitchen area. Was furnished perfectly and very comfortable
  • Martyn
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Good hotel in a great location for getting around Skye
  • Bailey
    Beautifully appointed space, we really loved Skeabost and wished we had booked a longer stay.
  • Hassan
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    Very comfortable room and friendly staff. Very good location.
  • Thomas
    Great restaurant and bar. Beautiful setting. Friendly professional staff. A hidden gem.
  • Lynne
    The Location was excellent, accessible to everything we wanted to explore on Skye. The staff were very attentive & the food was great. Rooms were very well appointed and clean. Couldn’t fault a thing.
  • Andrew
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Breakfast was well laid out and stocked nice hot breakfast… nice bar area and lovely diner in the restaurant
  • Heather
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Beautifully presented, very clean, well-maintained, very good attention to detail.

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 days

  • we have a very small clean dog - is that allowed

    Thank you for your request unfortunately we do not accept dogs in our hotels. Regards Ken Buchanan
    Answered on 18 July 2020
  • Do you have a dinner rate available

    Good morning, Dinner package is £45.00 per person, this includes the food only and you can choose anything from our A la Carte Menu.
    Answered on 9 August 2020
  • Is your Restaraunt open on Monday 30Aug?thank you

    Yes, our restaurant is open between 12pm and 2pm for lunch and between 6pm and 9.30pm for dinner.
    Answered on 1 July 2021
  • Does the electric charging point accept non Tesla cars?

    Yes, We have 1 tesla and 1 non tesla charging station
    Answered on 12 September 2022
  • Do all of the rooms have blow dryers for guest use? Thanks, Belinda

    Dear Belinda, Yes, we do have hair dryers in all our rooms. Kind Regards, Central Reservations
    Answered on 16 October 2022
  • Which rooms have a bathroom with a bath?

    Good Evening Thank you so much for your message all of our bedrooms at Skeabost except our Standard Bedrooms all come with baths Kindest Regards Neil
    Answered on 2 February 2022
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Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • West Pier Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      French • Scottish • European
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner • High tea
    • Ambiance
      Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Skeabost House Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Reception services
  • Luggage storage
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages spoken
  • English

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Skeabost House Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 23:00


From 07:30 to 11:00



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.

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

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
£25 per child, per night
3 - 15 years
Extra bed upon request
£75 per child, per night
16+ years
Extra bed upon request
£125 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.


When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo American Express Cash Skeabost House Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking 4 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

Please inform Skeabost House Hotel 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 Skeabost House Hotel

  • Check-in at Skeabost House Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Skeabost House Hotel is 5 miles from the centre of Portree. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Skeabost House Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Bicycle rental

  • Skeabost House Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • West Pier Restaurant

  • Guests staying at Skeabost House Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

  • Room options at Skeabost House Hotel include:

    • Family
    • Holiday Home
    • Double
    • Twin/Double

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