Fàilte gu Tigh-òsda Eilean Iarmain | Welcome to Hotel Eilean Iarmain

Fiosrachadh airson ar n-Aoighean | Information for our Guests

Welcome to Hotel Eilean Iarmain, we are delighted that you have chosen to stay with us here in this most special place, renowned for its idyllic location and its magical allure.

We wish you a very comfortable and happy visit, and if there is any aspect we can improve upon please let us know and we will endeavor to enhance your experience.

“Nuair nochd mi ri Eilean Dhiarmaid dh’fhalbh na strìochan às mo mhala.”
“When I reached Eilean Iarmain the furrows left my brow”
Màiri Mhòr nan Òran 1821-1898
Isle of Skye bardess and poet.

Introduction | Ro Ràdh

We hope that you will have a wonderful visit to Eilean Iarmain. Enjoy the space, peace and tranquility of the stunning landscapes of this beautiful island. Now is the time to relax, unwind and let the magical allure of this enchanted Hebridean hideaway soothe away your worries, leaving you refreshed and inspired.

We are lucky to be based in a stunning area. Feel your troubles wash away as you take in the views across the Sound of Sleat and over to the hills of Knoydart!

Please note that there will be no room changeover throughout your stay unless you are staying for 3 nights or more at Hotel Eilean Iarmain. However, should you require any additional towels, bedding, toiletries or refreshments these can be requested from our reception team.

Food and Drink | Biadh‘s Deoch

Breakfast | Bracaist
Breakfast will be served in our restauarant and will require a table booking. Please arrange a time with our Reception team on the evening prior, bookings may also be taken in advance.
A continental breakfast can be arranged out-with these times for those who wish to catch an early ferry from Armadale or Uig.
Please make your request at Reception the afternoon prior to your requirement.

Am Bìrlinn Restaurant
Candlelit dinners can be enjoyed by the log fire in the Birlinn Restaurant, selected for the Good Food Guide 2018. The restaurant is open for dinner between 6pm and 8.45pm. Pre-booking is essential, please contact Reception to arrange a time. The menu is accompanied by an excellent wine list from which staff would be happy to provide recommendations.

Am Pràban Bar
The wood panelled bar with its log fire has a relaxed and cosy atmosphere. It is well stocked with local beers and ales, a good selection of wines and our award-winning range of “The Gaelic Whiskies” as well as our “Gaelic Gins”. There are regular evenings of traditional music and song in a friendly ceilidh atmosphere. Bring your own instrument and join in!
Step outside and enjoy the stunning views; our bar offers outside seating looking out to the Isleornsay lighthouse and hills of Knoydart.
The bar menu serves from 12pm – 2.30pm and 6pm – 8.45pm.

Sitting Room | Seòmar Suidhe
Teas and Coffees are available throughout the day and drinks may be ordered from the bar.

Packed Lunches | Ceapairean
Packed lunches and drinks are available for your day’s outing. We would advise pre-ordering at Reception, ideally the evening prior, together with any special request you may have.

Room Service | Seirbheas Sheòmair
We will be offering room service for both our Breakfast and Dinner Menus. Please contact Reception to arrange.

Facilities | Goiresan

Telephone / Fòn
Telephone calls to outside lines within the UK may be made directly from your room.
Call 100 for Reception.

Wifi is available throughout all the rooms in the Hotel, Garden House and Seaview Suites. Also throughout the public areas in the hotel. It is an open network – no password required!
Hotel Eilean Iarmain (For use in the Hotel, Garden House and Seaview Suites)
Am Pràban (for use in the bar)

Valuables / Maoinean
Any valuables and cash can be deposited at Reception for safe keeping. Please contact Reception for details.
Services / Seirbhisean
Hairdryers are provided in each bedroom in the top drawer of the dressing table.
An iron and ironing board are available from Reception.
We provide a laundry service (£10 per bag) – laundry bags can be found in the wardrobe – please bring your bag to reception where you will be given a laundry form to fill in.

Newspapers / Post / Pàipearan Naidheachd / Am Post
Daily newspapers are delivered to the Hotel around 11am, Monday to Saturday, and are available to read in the Hotel Sitting Room. Items for posting can be left at reception and collected by the Postman at this time.

Papers are also available to buy from An Crùbh – the nearby community shop for Camuscross and Duisdale; The Trading Post (Sleat Community shop) located in Armadale, or in Broadford at the Co-op or Spar.

Account / Cunntais
If you require any special arrangements, ie separate accounts for drinks etc. please advise us at your earliest convenience. Accounts are payable prior to departure. All major credit cards are accepted.

Fire Procedures / Dòigh-obrach Èiginne
Please read the card on the back of your room’s door relating to the procedures in the event of a fire or other emergency. In such an event please leave your room and assemble at the flagpole outside the hotel.
We conduct a fire alarm test at 11am every Monday morning. The alarm will sound for no longer than 30 seconds. There is no need to evacuate the building unless the alarm continues to sound.

Contact Details / Cuiribh Fios Gu

Reception / Ionaid Fàilte
Our Reception may be contacted by dialling 100 on your room telephone. If you are calling from an external line you may reach us on the below number. Tel: 01471 833 332

Medical Centre / Ionaid Shlàinte
Sleat Medical Practice is situated 5 miles away on the main road to Armadale at Kilbeg, between the primary school and Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the Gaelic University College. Tel: 01471 844 283

Hospital / Ospadal
The nearest hospital is the MacKinnon Memorial Hospital, 8 miles away in Broadford.
Tel: 01471 822 491

Dentist / Fiaclair
The nearest dental practices are located 15 miles away in Kyle of Lochalsh.
Kyle Medical Practice: 01599 534 257
Old Sick Bay Dental Practice : 01599 534 726
Skye and Lochalsh Dental Practice: 01599 534 552

Transport / Còmhdhail
Ther are various local taxi firms within the Sleat area. Please enquire at Reception.
The nearest petrol stations are at Armadale: Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm. Saturday 8.30am – 3pm and in Broadford (open 24 hours).

Veterinary Practice Surgeon / Lèigh-Bheathaichen
The local vetinary practice is located 8 miles away at The Old School House in Broadford.
Tel:01471 822 922

Places of Interest in Sleat / Àiteachan Rim Faicinn ann an Slèite

At Eilean Iarmain:

The Gaelic Whiskies Shop at Eilean Iarmain
Enjoy a free tasting of our award winning range of premium unchilfiltered
whiskies and purchase a bottle to take home. “Real whisky as it used to be!”
www.gaelicwhisky.com Telephone – 01471 833 496

Uisge Lusach, The Gaelic Gins
Hand crafted, small batch Isle of Skye gin, distilled at Eilean Iarmain in
an illicit whisky still! Available for tastings and purchase.
www.gaelicgin.com Telephone – 01471 833 496

Fearran Eilean Iarmain Outdoor Activities
Guided wildlife walks, landscape and wildlife photography tours, Agrocat hill and moorland safaris can be enjoyed throughout the year. Discover wildlife in it’s natural habitat, take memorable photographs and learn about this stunning landscape and its Gaelic heritage. (see enclosed brochure for more). New for 2020, simulated stalking and clay pigeon shooting.
Contact: Scott MacKenzie scott@eileaniarmain.co.uk 07776 186 898

An Talla Dearg Art Gallery
By the old stone pier, overlooking the water of the bay. Exhibitions featuring a wide range of Highland and Hebridean landscapes and wildlife by artists working in Scotland. Open throughout the season, from Easter to October.
More information

Bùth Floraidh
A small boutique located in a historic building adjacent to the hotel, selling a range of fashionable tweed clothing, as well as contemporary silk scarves, luxurious cashmeres and a colourful selection of attracttive accessories.
More Information
Telephone: 01471 833 347

Places to see in Skye / Àiteachan Rim Faicinn anns an t-Eilean Sgitheanach

The Isle of Skye landscape is full of variety and offers fantastic views all round. Some of our scenic highlights are Portee; the Captital town of Isle of Skye, The Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock, Staffin Bay, The Quaraing, The Cullins, Fairy Pools, Talisker Bay and Fairy Glen.

If local history interests you there is much to see, we have the nearby Armadale Castle and Gardens, once the seat of the MacDonalds of Sleat. Further North you will find Dunvegan Castle and Gardens, seat of the MacLeod Clan.

Fancy a dram whilst visiting the Island? We have two distilleries on the Island. Torabhaig Distillery is located just under 4 miles from Hotel Eilean Iarmain. Or take a scenic drive up to Talisker Distillery in the Carbost area. Our neighbouring island, Raasay, also has a distillery.

Local walks in Sleat include: The Point of Sleat, Letir Fura, Armadale Woodlands and finally, Dalavil Bay.
For other activities in the area our Reception team would be happy to offer advice or you may follow the link for Visit Scotland’s site.