Hotel Eilean Iarmain

Isle OrnsayIV43 8QRSleatUnited Kingdom

About Hotel Eilean Iarmain

Hotel Eilean Iarmain, a traditional 19th-century Scottish hotel on the Herbridean Isle of Skye, offers tranquil accommodation with views over the stunning Sound of Sleat.

Guests can choose from a selection of charming rooms located in the main house, the garden house and the old stables. Each room provides an en-suite bathroom, a hair dryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Wi-Fi access is free.

Eilean Iarmain’s sitting room with its open fireplace and comfortable chairs is the perfect place to relax with a wee dram. The hotel also features a free car park.

A delicious Scottish Breakfast is complimentary and the on-site brasserie, awarded two AA rosettes, serves a range of a la carte dishes which focus on local seafood and game.

A short walk away, Gaelic Whiskies offers free whisky tasting and the opportunity to purchase bottles. A 13-minute drive, Clan Donald Skye Visitor Centre is a popular attraction. A short walk away, Gaelic Whiskies offers free whisky tasting and the opportunity to purchase bottles. Clan Donald Skye Visitor Centre, 13 minutes by car, is a popular attraction.


Isle Ornsay, IV43 8QR, Sleat, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1471)833332 | Fax: +44(1471)833275 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

A picturesque and peaceful location

If you are looking for a hotel that offers an escape from the rat race for a few days, then you'll struggle to find anywhere more relaxing and peaceful than Eilean Iarmain. The scenery that surrounds the hotel is stunning and guests love spending time marvelling at the views over the water. Those looking for a slight change of pace can enjoy spending an evening with the locals in the bar.

Friendly members of staff

Guests are pleased with the level of service they received at Eilean Iarmain. They report that the members of staff are friendly and helpful and keen to offer assistance when called upon. At other times, guests appreciate that the members of staff give them space and allow them to relax in peace.

Tasty food in the hotel's brasserie

Eilean Iarmain's brasserie receives high praise from those who have eaten here. Guests greatly enjoy the Scottish Breakfast which is delicious and satisfying and a great way to start the day. The a la carte meals are also recommended and fully deserve the two AA rosettes they have been awarded.

Negative Reviews

Expensive for some

According to feedback, some guests felt that the room rates were too expensive for the quality of the accommodation and the level of service provided. Equally, many other guests were happy with the price they paid.

Rooms on the small side

A few guests remarked that they found the rooms too small for their liking, with the en-suite bathrooms being described as particularly cramped.

Rooms lack a television

The rooms don't offer a television which some guests found surprising. However, other guests felt this was a further opportunity to escape the modern world for a while and enjoyed the quiet it afforded.

Rating Overview

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9.1 out of 10 based on 217 reviews