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Outer Hebrides Accommodation

Broad Bay House, Back, Near Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

The 5 star Guest House - Broad Bay House is in its 10th season, and is maintaining its reputation for being one of the finest places to stay in the Hebrides.

The location itself is worth the 5 star rating, just a few miles north of Stornoway in a small working crofting community, and adjacent to a sweeping sandy beach with direct access from the house to the shore. On a clear day, the Scottish highlands can be seen across the Minch.

Inside there are four spacious luxury en-suite bedrooms, including one for the less mobile visitor (category 1 accessible). All bedrooms are equipped with home cinema system, Samsung 32 inch HD flat screen Smart TV and a connection for your iPod. Outside each bedroom is a personal decking area. The house is furnished in solid oak, with a restful contemporary decor and a great collection of local original artwork.

Other free guest facilities include wireless internet access, guest laundry and guest library (with PC/printer, local maps and books and a good CD/DVD collection).

The house is fully licensed, and has a wide ranging and interesting wine and malt whisky list.

We are non smoking, and cannot accommodate pets in the house, or children under 14 years old.

Bookings for groups of more than 4 are accepted at our discretion, and requirements should be discussed with us prior to making a reservation. Group bookings will be subject to additional cancellation and other policy requirements

Visit Scotland

In 2011 we were awarded 5 "Gold Stars" for the third year running. We were one of only a handful of guest houses in Scotland to receive the new "Gold Stars" award recognising exceptional customer care
We are also the recipient of four coveted Eat Scotland "Silver" awards for our food, which is based on the freshest local fish, meat and game.

We are pleased to be featured in the following independent guide books:


  • Rough Guide - Scotland’s Highlands and Islands

    “Broad Bay House has raised the bar exponentially both in terms of standards and price, with quality furnishing, patio doors leading to private decking areas, free wifi in every room, exceptionally good home cooking…”

  • Footprint – Scotland’s Highlands and Islands

    “Modern and recently opened 4 bedroom guest house overlooking the sea. Beautifully appointed rooms and the opportunity to relax over a delicious 4 course evening meal…”

  • Eyewitness Top 10 – Scotland

    “Beautifully located guesthouse beside a sweeping sandy beach a short drive north of Stornoway. The contemporary rooms are styled in natural wood and have a glut of high tech facilities including iPod docks…”

  • Fodors Scotland

    “Meticulously designed and constructed, the hotel pampers you with many small details, like the stereo system and weather predictor in your room. Solid oak defines the floors and furniture, and the walls are decorated in colours that conjure earth, wind and water. Exquisite evening meals are served in a dining room that is mostly windows”

  • Scotland the Best

    “You’ll want to stay a while in this chilled-out back of beyond. Top grub and a decent wine list. This is a very superior guest house to write home about…”


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