Colonsay Backpackers Lodge


Isle Of Colonsay, Argyll, Scotland, PA61 7YR

    The Lodge is located in a peaceful spot in the centre of the island with commanding views towards Loch Fada. It is quiet and peaceful with no other houses close by. The pub, shop and pier are 2 km away.

    The Lodge is very well equipped and has a large garden with lawns and shrubs and outdoor furniture.

    The Lodge consists of a Victorian former gamekeeper's house and two traditional stone bothies adjacent to the house. The bothies are particularly rustic with exposed stone walls on the inside. The house is newly refurbished and is extremely comfortable. Sleeping a maximum of 16 people in two separate buildings, for those on a budget, the Lodge is a peaceful and comfortable base from which to explore the island. Unspoilt island, stunning scenery, sandy beaches. Spacious, comfortable former gamekeepers house, offering twin or dorm accommodation, central heating, open fire, large garden, spectacular loch views.
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    4 BED DORM
    £18.00 per person per night (room only)
    £14.00 per person per night (room only)
    £20.00 per person per night (room only)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday
    • Seasonal Breaks
    • Self Catering Holiday
    • Cheap Holidays
    • Cabin


    • Highchair Available
    • Cot Available
    • Children Welcome


    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden

    Payment Methods

    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Wedding Services

    • Wedding Packages Available
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Can use own suppliers
    • Reception Facilities
    • Accommodation Available
    • Civil Ceremony


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles


    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Payphones Available
    • Laundry Facilities not on Complex
    • Iron Available
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Electric Cooker
    • Linen Provided
    • Shower
    • Fridge
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Microwave
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Towels Provided
    • Drying Facilities
    • Toilets
    • Log Fire
    • Bunk Beds
    • Electric Shaver Point

    Languages Spoken

    • Gaelic Speaking


    • Village Location
    • Rural Location
    • Lochside Location
    • Island Location
    • Remote Location
    • Property On Farm
    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View


    • Parking
    • Airport Transport Supplied
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Glasgow Queen Street station, you can take the train to Oban. It takes approximately 3 hours and the ferry terminal is a 5 minutes walk from the railway station.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Flights with Hebridean Airways (20 mins) from Connel airport, Oban on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

    Getting there by ferry:- Ferries depart from Oban with Caledonian MacBrayne 5 days per week (just over 2 hrs). Also a ferry from Islay on Wednesdays.  From Colonsay Pier, The Lodge is 3 miles. We provide directions and can also arrange transport at the time of booking.

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