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The Summer Isles Hotel and Restaurant

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Room & Suite (37)
Dining (18)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“summer isles”(133 reviews)
“log cabin”(25 reviews)
“set menu”(25 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
Laundry Service
Pool
Room Service
3 Star Hotel
Originating in the 19th century as a fishing inn and crofters' bar, the hotel has been developed over the last 4 decades into an oasis of civilisation in one of the most remote and beautiful parts of Britain. Renowned for its fine food and wine, it is a destination for foodies as well...
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Location and contact
Main Street | Achiltibuie, Achiltibuie IV26 2YG, Scotland
38.5 miles to Stornoway Airport
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed in outside rooms. The walls very very thin and we heard every sound from the people next door. The room itself was clean and the bed was lovely The food was really good at dinner but being a vegetarian the breakfast was quite...More

Thank Michelle636
Response from Simon C, Owner at The Summer Isles Hotel and RestaurantResponded 2 days ago

Dear Michelle636 Thanks for taking the time to write this review. I am pleased that you enjoyed dinner and had a lovely bed. I note your comments regarding the walls in the eco log cabin. Various options are already under consideration as part of the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Without question, this was a very fine chef; the dinner was remarkable and will remain long in the memory.This should not down play the hotel, its setting nor its very attentive staff. All were outstanding but the food was quite exceptional and on par with...More

Thank David H
Response from Simon C, Owner at The Summer Isles Hotel and RestaurantResponded 2 days ago

Dear David H What kind words! The chefs are working really hard to produce the finest food. These comments are much appreciated by the whole team. Thank you. Regards Simon

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Summer Isles Hotel last week for dinner, bed an breakfast. It was the most expensive of the 8 places we stayed in but it was certainly worth the money. Our room was first class and dinner and breakfast...More

Thank Richard R
Response from Simon C, Owner at The Summer Isles Hotel and RestaurantResponded 2 days ago

Dear Richard R I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at The Summer Isles Hotel. It's handy to know how we compare against other hotels on the NC500. Regards Simon

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the hotel during our Scottland roundtrip. Nice place direct near the water. Room with seaview. As we arrived 3 very young ladys gave us a welcome. That was the best service we had here. To get our roomkey we waited 10 minutes because...More

1  Thank hein_spack
Response from Norbert S, General Manager at The Summer Isles Hotel and RestaurantResponded 1 week ago

Dear hein_spack, Usually, we thank guests for taking the time to write a review as it helps us a lot when we can get confirmation on all the things we believe we are succeeding at and raise our attention for the things that we sometimes...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Summer Isles is remote, it's good 20 miles from Ullapool mostly along a typical Scottish "single track road with passing places". Be patient, take your time and the scenery on the way is wonderful, including the curiously shaped Stac Pollaidh. The hotel is well...More

1  Thank Margylou
Response from Simon C, Owner at The Summer Isles Hotel and RestaurantResponded 1 week ago

Dear Marylou Thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. Your comments are valued by me and very helpful to future visitors to TripAdvisor. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. Regards Simon

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Originating in the 19th century as a fishing inn and crofters' bar, the hotel has been developed over the last 4 decades into an oasis of civilisation in one of the most remote and beautiful parts of Britain. ...More Renowned for its fine food and wine, it is a destination for foodies as well as those who enjoy walking, climbing and exploring in exotic landscapes. There are 12 letting units ranging from simple log cabin rooms to a sophisticated cottage with 3 en-suite bedrooms. Less
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
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ali6622014
9 May 2016|
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Response from Brian Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have several! We took our dog! Need to book together the right rooms! Hope this helps! Best speak on the phone
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T29sra
20 May 2015|
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Response from Deborah M | Reviewed this property |
I realise that your question was 10 months ago but are you still looking for wall space? If so can you email me directly at the Summer Isles hotel Thank you Deborah
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Room Tips
"The 3 superior rooms may be pricey but money cannot buy the view ."
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"Several rooms are in wooden sheds. I didnt realise at time of booking."
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"I think our room was called Beg it was spacious, with views of the sea and an enormous bathroom - very clean..."
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"Best rooms overlook the Summer Isles."
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