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Hotel Eilean Iarmain

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wonderful visit in Skye. Hotel location is top notch and is gorgeous. Had a great dinner in dining room one night and at the pub on site another night. Both spots are not to be missed. Hotel staff is very accommodating and trying the local whisky is a must.

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1Thank Brian H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the end of January. Weather stormy but mild. Food exquisite. Delicious scallops. Staff both welcoming and delightful. Rooms warm. Almost too warm, remember to turn down the heating at night!. Beds comfortable. Hopefully return.

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here over the New Year on an expensive package deal. Our first night was spent in the bar waiting for our two course bar meal (part of the package). The bar was very busy with locals so when we first went in there aere no tables We had to wait a while and were in...

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5Thank MauriceFlitcroft
Lochaber
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for New Year and it was a wonderful experience! Food, entertainment and staff all superb! The staff were very friendly and had a lovely attitude. Our room was comfortable and had everything we needed. I'd stay here again many times.What a great way to see in the New Year.

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EIleanIarmain, Manager at Hotel Eilean Iarmain, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our hotel. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your Hogmanay with us. We decided this year, due to demand, to open up a second area with more live music and ceilidh and the feedback from many has been really positive. We pride ourselves on our food, our dedicated team and, we hope,...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It took me absolutely ages to find a hotel on Skye that was open at this time of year and that accepted dogs. By the time I found Eilean Iarmain I was quite exasperated and would have accepted anything so I promptly reserved our room without hesitation. As it happens I wasn't just reserving any old place, I had stumbled...

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EIleanIarmain, Manager at Hotel Eilean Iarmain, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our hotel. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. The wee one certainly made quite an impression on everyone at breakfast and we hope he enjoyed his croissants! As you say, we are in such a wonderful location and perfect not only for the Armadale ferry but as a...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just went to the pub. The view and vista is amazing. Drive down this small road to kill some time and try to get close to the coast. It sits on the bay and is amazingly beautiful. We just had to stop for a pint and a dram. The staff where great and chatty and the pub was authentic, warm...

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EIleanIarmain, Manager at Hotel Eilean Iarmain, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Am Praban bar. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to our Am Praban bar for a wee dram and you enjoyed a blether with our friendly staff. We are privileged to be located on one of the most beautiful parts of the island and delighted to hear you popped...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow this place is really quirky and special. The little pub has a lovely log fire with tables right beside it and on a winter's day this was just so comforting. The barman was cherry and very helpful and the food was very good, wholesome and delicious. There was some lovely Scottish music playing which added to the atmosphere and...

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EIleanIarmain, Manager at Hotel Eilean Iarmain, responded to this review

Tapadh leibh airson ur teachdaireachd. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. As you quite rightly say there's something so comforting about a roaring fire on a winter's day. Our cosy wee bar is perfect to wile away a few hours with some traditional Scottish music. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed our food, staff...

Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wish we could have stayed more than one night. We arrived close to dinner and had a lovely meal in one of the sitting rooms adjacent to the pub. We met a father and sone who were traveling from South Africa. Very friendly people and she sat and shared some stories. After a restful night we woke to the most...

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EIleanIarmain, Manager at Hotel Eilean Iarmain, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of our hotel. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. As you mention, our bar is very friendly and relaxed, with many a blether and a dram to be had! We are so lucky to be located in one of the Hebrides stunning wee corners - good...

Helensburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We decided to visit Skye..got sick of people from all over the world telling us how beautiful it was and given we live in Scotland thought when a deal came up we ought to stay for a couple of nights. We drove up and took the ferry over from Mallaig and the hotel was easy to find...we arrived in the...

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EIleanIarmain, Manager at Hotel Eilean Iarmain, responded to this review

Tapadh leibh airson ur teachdaireachd. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay in one of our suites. As you say we are privileged to have some of the best views on the island, rain or shine, its a blissful location. We are happy to hear you sampled both our bar and the restaurant. We believe our pricing...

Huntly, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Fantastic little hotel really enjoyed my stay here. It has amazing views around it. Nice rooms. The bar is great for a drink and the food is really good. The Gaelic whisky is nice to. It is an older hotel so please don't expect anything modern not that this is a bad thing.

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EIleanIarmain, Manager at Hotel Eilean Iarmain, responded to this review

Tapadh leibh airson ur teachdaireachd. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We pride ourselves on the hotel's rich history, old world charm and traditional Highland ways. Eilean Iarmain was once the busiest port in the south of Skye, with puffers coming in to the old stone pier which you would have seen while visiting....

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This traditional hotel, in an idyllic setting, with spectacular views across the sound of Sleat to the Knoydart Hills, retains it old-world charm giving each guest a truly genuine highland welcome from the moment you arrive. People have been coming here for over a hundred years, drawn by a love of Skye and its history, culture and language. The hotel is open all year enabling visitors to experience Skye in all seasons. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Eilean Iarmain

Address: Isle Ornsay Hotel, Sleat IV43 8QR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Sleat
Price Range: $141 - $537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Eilean Iarmain 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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