Tips for booking a Stornoway hotel

Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:May
Average price in Stornoway:$122/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$51/night
Cheapest day:Saturday
Most expensive day:Friday
$70 - $162
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$104 - $163
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Where to stay in Stornoway

About Stornoway

A haven for travelers with an affinity for wilderness, Stornoway is the gateway to the famous Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The port town lies on the east coast of the Isle of Lewis, surrounded by an isolated and idyllic landscape of mountains, moorlands and coastlines.

Things to do

Step back over 1,000 years at Lews Castle, a Gothic Revival gem overlooking Stornoway Harbour. Tour the elegantly decorated rooms adorned with delicate murals and ornate plaster ceilings before strolling along the woodland walk and sitting down for afternoon tea in the Storehouse Cafe.

Take a sea safari around the Isle of Lewis to witness the dramatic coastlines of the Outer Hebrides. Marvel at the green mountains on Loch Marvig, uncover the mysteries of Loch Erisort and tour the famous Isle of Harris Distillery. Along the way, spot dolphins leaping from the water and puffins hiding in the rocky caves.

Discover the story of the Outer Hebrides at the Museum of the Isles. Located on the leafy grounds of Lews Castle, the modern museum was inspired by the estate’s former glasshouse and showcases traditional island life through artifacts and imagery. See six of the famous Lewis Chessmen and watch dramatic videos illustrating the scenery.

Creatives should visit Lanntair Gallery, a contemporary exhibit and venue for theatre, literature, cinema and dance. See paintings and sculptures by local artists or catch a live band. You can even take a Gaelic conversation class and meet locals at the balcony bar.

Getting around

You can fly into Stornoway Airport, which receives flights from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness. Coaches arrive at Ullapool, where it’s possible to take a car and passenger ferry to the Isle of Lewis. Once in Stornoway, taxis, buses, car hire and tours are all available.

Stornoway travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Stornoway?

    One of the most popular hotels in Stornoway is Cabarfeidh Hotel, which has been reviewed by 156 users and currently has a rating of 8.5/10. Other top-rated locations include Caladh Inn and The Crown Inn, which have received 7.9/10 and 8.5/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • How much do hotels in Stornoway cost?

    Stornoway hotels have an average price of $134/night (based on searches on HotelsCombined in the last 3 days). For a 4-star hotel, the average price is $140/night, and if you are looking for a 5-star hotel in Stornoway then the average price is around $131/night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Stornoway?

    $62/night is the cheapest price found for a hotel in Stornoway by HotelsCombined users over the last 72 hours.