A warm welcome awaits you at our cosy ‘home away from home’, nestled on the harbourside in the idyllic village of Kyleakin, just over the Bridge on the Isle of Skye.
The White Heather is a small, non smoking, family run hotel, with just 9 immaculately presented, ensuite bedrooms, enabling us to provide that personal touch often missing in larger hotels. We are more than happy to cater for both individual holidays and group bookings - up to 22 guests in total. If you want to have the place totally to yourselves, however, we would recommend you make your block booking well in advance. The White Heather combines a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with a high standard of service, designed to make your stay with us a most memorable one!
There are 2 guest lounges for you to make use of throughout the day and evening. Highland life is all about taking life that little bit slower so why not make the most of it - pick a lounge, settle yourself in to a comfy sofa and just relax: enjoy the view for a while, watch the fishing boats and yachts as they come and go in the harbour, the ever changing scenery as the tide goes out or the constantly shifting colours and shadows across Beinn na Caillich. There’s so much to see and yet so little actually happening you can’t help but fall in love with the area - we did!
In the morning enjoy your very own ‘breakfast with a view.’ We pride ourselves on offering a veritable feast, and when combined with that fantastic view, there really couldn’t be a better way to start your day! Whet your appetite by checking out the menu if you want.
You can read some of our reviews here.
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2 rooms @ £80 per room per night - Standard Double/Twin room (Torrin).
1 room @ £60 per room per night - Standard Single room (Staffin).
1 room @ £90 per room per night - Standard Twin/Superking room (Milovaig, Kintail and Tokavaig).
1 room @ £120 per room per night - Superior Twin/Superking room (Glenelg and Kishorn).
1 room @ £95 per room per night - Family bedroom
(1 x 4'6" double bed & 2 single beds - no view). Tariff increases with additional guests.
1 room @ £52 per room per night - Single room (1 x 4'6 double bed).
There is a 5% discount for 4 or more nights. Tariff includes full breakfast and VAT.
Infants - guests aged 2 yrs and under - always stay free with no charge for travel cots or high chairs.
We accept payment in cash or by credit/debit card (excluding MEX) or sterling travellers cheques.
2 Guest Lounges.
Hotel travel cots available for infants.
Our tariffs are all based on 2 guests sharing. There is a 5% nightly reduction for stays of 3 or more nights and all rates include full breakfast. The White Heather Hotel is strictly no smoking throughout.
Discounted rates are available for Group/Block Bookings.
All rooms are ensuite with showers except the last single room which is en-suite with bath (shower over).
We have free, off-road parking for all our guests.
The Family room can sleep 4 guests, but can also take a single airbed to sleep a 5th guest. One Twin room will take an extra single bed, while another Twin room can take a single airbed. The Family room and the larger Twin rooms are also able to take the hotel travel cots, by prior arrangement, at no extra cost.
Our laundry uses environmentally friendly products (primarily Ecover) whenever possible, which do not contain the usual array of brighteners and chemicals. This means that your bed linen and towels are cleaned to a very high standard and will be free of harsh chemicals and detergents, especially important to guests with sensitive skin or those trying to live a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. In addition, we do not use feather pillows or duvets in any of the bedrooms, so allergy sufferers need not worry! We have a small study with an iMac for guest use, free Wi-Fi accessible through the hotel, guests can access the Internet using their own laptop too if they prefer.
We also have a small 'kitchenette', again for guest use only, which has a washer/dryer, microwave, fridge, kettle and toaster.
Open from 20th March - 27th October 2018. (Closed Jan/Feb/Nov & December). We are available to take phone/email bookings throughout the year.
We are aware that cancellations are often unavoidable and if we can fill your room(s) again, then any charges incurred from cancellation will be dropped - that is a promise!
We strongly recommend you take out holiday insurance.
Individual cancellation within a week of arrival - 50% of total.
Individual cancellations within 48 hours of arrival - 100% of total.
Full payment will be requested on arrival.
A 10% non-refundable deposit is required on initial booking.
An additional 40% (of the total) is required 3 months prior to arrival date and is again non-refundable.
Payment in full should be received no later than 1 month prior to arrival date.
We pride ourselves on the quality of our breakfast (it is after all the most important meal of the day) and we feel priveleged to also offer you ‘one of the best views from a breakfast table’ anywhere on Skye!
Fresh coffee is always on the go during breakfast and a fresh pot of tea, including Earl Grey, is always on offer.
We use only Free Range eggs and Fairtrade tea/coffee/sugar and hot chocolate supplied by Traidcraft. We use Organic/FairTrade fresh fruit whenever it is available.
Two high chairs are also available in the Breakfast Room.
Having two pampered pooches ourselves, we appreciate how difficult it can be to offer your dog a holiday that doesn’t involve the dreaded ‘kennel’ word!
We have six bedrooms where dogs are not permitted (for the comfort of guests who suffer with allergies). For this reason it is important that you mention your dog at the time of booking and that you try to make your booking well in advance, to avoid disappointment.
We are aware that some guests may be uncomfortable around dogs, or indeed suffer from allergies, so we do have a few house rules: Dogs (except guide dogs) are not allowed in the larger of the two Guest Lounges or the Breakfast Room at any time, they are however permitted in the smaller Guest Lounge.:
Our pooches (posing for the camera!) are happy to loan out their large brass cage (guests must provide their own dog bedding), by prior arrangement, at no extra cost. The cage is large enough to take a labrador comfortably.
For your information there is a vet at Broadford (7 miles away), who also sells all kinds of dog food and accessories.
The Obbe (the harbour inlet that runs round the back of Kyleakin - inaccesible in parts at high tide), is a lovely walk for dogs. The Forestry Commission also have local trails ideal for dog walking.
Important: Always remember, the area holds a large population of deer and farm stock which roam freely in many places - please keep your dog under control at all times, do not let them worry farm stock. Also, please clean up after your dog - there are dog bins in Kyleakin.
Ater crossing the Skye Bridge simply turn left at the roundabout (1st exit) and follow the road to nearly the end of the pier - we are on your left.
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If you have a general accommodation enquiry or would like more information, then please use the form below instead. You can also telephone, or email. If you prefer to write, use this address:
Gillian or Craig Glenwright
The White Heather Hotel
Isle of Skye
Tel +44 (0)1599 534577
Fax +44 (0)1599 534427
Broadford, Kyleakin, Breakish,
Elgol, Torrin & Mainland nr Skye Bridge
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