Staffa House


Staffa House, Fionnphort, Isle Of Mull, Argyll, PA66 6BL

    Staffa House holds the prestigious VisitScotland Gold Award for excelling in the areas of customer care and hospitality. It is a member of the Green Tourism Business Scheme and was awarded Gold level in its first assessment in July 2013.

    Welcome to Staffa House! Situated in the heart of Fionnphort, conveniently only 5 minutes walk from the jetty, this is an excellent starting point for visits to Iona, Staffa and the Treshnish Islands. The house offers spacious, comfortable B&B accommodation with views of the Sound of Iona and Ben More. Explore the Ross of Mull with its wonderful walking and wildlife, beaches and boat trips. Packed lunches are available. Walkers and cyclists are welcome. Open March-October.

    Inside the doors of Staffa House, away from the hustle and bustle at the jetty, you will find a peaceful, atmosphere. All four bedrooms (two doubles, one twin, one family) are ensuite with tea/coffee making facilities.

    The lovely conservatory downstairs has views looking west to the Sound of Iona (great for sunsets!) and east to Ben More. This is a place to relax, to unwind and to feel close to the elemental rocks and seas on your doorstep.

    Ali Holmes is a qualified chef with 20 years professional experience. She is passionate about using fresh produce, where possible from local and organic sources. For her, quality of food, presentation and service are of the utmost importance. She brings to Staffa House creative ideas about food and hospitality, underpinned by strong ethical beliefs. Ali loves life on the West coast of Scotland, having worked previously for the Iona Community. In her spare time she enjoys hill-walking, exploring the Ross of Mull and gardening.

    Gillian Cummins is a professional musician and has worked widely in schools, colleges, nurseries and with private students. More recently she has worked as resident musician at Iona Abbey. She greatly enjoys engaging with different people, offering them welcome and hospitality and exchanging stories with them. An enthusiastic supporter of the Fairtrade movement, Gillian shares Ali's concern for ethical trading. She loves Scottish dancing, ceilidhs, singing, walking, cycling and yoga.

    We believe that food plays a central role in offering genuine welcome and hospitality. Ali’s professional skills and passion for local, ethically sourced food ensure that nourishing meals are made with love and care, attractively presented and delicious to eat! Breakfasts consist of a range of cereals, juices, porridge, fruit, home-made bread and preserves and a range of imaginative cooked options. Packed lunches are nutritious and generous, with a wide choice of fillings and delicious home-baking. Unfortunately we are not able to offer evening meals - however, we'll be pleased to help with information about local eating places and to make bookings for you.




    3 Bed and Breakfast
    Taste Our Best Cyclists Welcome Walkers Welcome Green Tourism Gold
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double Room Ensuite(1)
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Room Ensuite(2)
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room Ensuite (3 Occupants)
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room Ensuite
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Discounts are available for 2 or 3+ night stays. Please enquire direct with Staffa House on 01681700677 to find out more.

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


    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Vegetarian
    • Organic Food
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Bring Your Own Bottle


    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Tuition Available
    • Internet Access wi-fi is available (no charge)

    Leisure Facilities

    • TV Lounge

    Payment Methods

    • Debit Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • VISA Card


    • Parking
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Public Parking Nearby
    • Private Car Space
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Free Parking On-Site


    • Lounge
    • Private Bathroom
    • WC EnSuite
    • Iron Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Towels Provided
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Hairdryer Available

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking


    • Village Location
    • Rural Location
    • Island Location
    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Young People
    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers

    Road Directions

    Car ferry from Oban to Craignure, or alternatively Lochaline to Fishnish; then single track road (A849) to Fionnphort. Allow 1½ hours. Staffa House is situated centrally in the village of Fionnphort, on the left hand side when approaching from Craignure. Private parking for guests outside the house.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Either public bus service (West Coast Motors) from Craignure to Fionnphort, or private car. Journey time 1½ hours. Staffa House is situated centrally in the village of Fionnphort, only 5 minutes' walk from the bus terminus. [01680 812313]

    Getting there by railway:- Regular train service from Glasgow to Oban; then ferry to Craignure where connecting buses serve Fionnphort.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Flights to Glasgow Airport or Prestwick Airport; then train or Citylink bus service to Oban. See elsewhere for details of ferries and buses on Mull.

    Getting there by ferry:- Regular ferry service from Oban to Craignure. Journey time 45 minutes. Booking essential.
    Alternative ferry service from Lochaline to Fishnish. Journey time 20 minutes. No booking. [08705 650000]

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