The Colonsay hotel

Small Hotel

Scalasaig, Isle Of Colonsay, Argyll, PA61 7YP

    Small charming 1750's hotel with spectacular sea views. Comfortable bedrooms with luxury beds and bed linen. Fabulous restaurant with locally sourced produce. Roaring log fires. Lively bar with local musicians playing folk music on Fri.

    Charming, small, independently owned hotel sitting on a hill above the Colonsay harbour with stunning sea views towards the Isle of Jura.  Log fires, deep sofas, luxurious beds with Egyption cotton bed linen.   Stylish log room, bar, old dining room, restaurant, conservatory.  All our food is locally sourced wherever possible: fresh local shellfish, lamb, game, home grown salad.

    The island boasts many white sandy beaches, longest sunshine hours in the UK, an 18 hole golf course and native brown trout fishing.

    3 Small Hotel
    Cyclists Welcome Walkers Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    18 Mar 2016 - 1 Nov 2016
    2016 Opening Times
    20 Mar 2016 - 31 Oct 2016

    Bar is open all year

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double Room Sea View
    £95.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room
    £105.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single Room
    £70.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Small Double Room
    £85.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Superior Double Sea View
    £115.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room
    £85.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room Sea View
    £95.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday
    • Hotel Breaks
    • Seasonal Breaks


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Bath Ensuite
    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Linen Provided
    • Log Fire
    • Lounge
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Private Bathroom
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Languages Spoken

    • Russian spoken


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

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Pets Allowed
    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers

    Wedding Services

    • Accommodation Available
    • Civil Ceremony
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Reception Facilities
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Romantic Location
    • Wedding Packages Available


    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Dairy Free
    • Dinner Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Lunch Available
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Organic Food
    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Restaurant
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals


    • Conference Facilities
    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • Level Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • Television

    Payment Methods

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


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking

    Road Directions

    Drive to Oban or Kennacraig and take a car ferry 6 times a week, every day except Tuesday.  See ferry times at

    Fly from Oban  (20 min flight) or Islay to Colonsay with Hebridean Airways on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  See flights at

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- Trains from Glasgow run twice a day to Oban. From Oban take the ferry.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Flights from Oban or Islay with Hebridean Airways on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Oban by ferry with Caledonian MacBrayne 6 times weekly. Additional ferry on Wednesdays and Saturdays from Islay and Kennacraig. The hotel is 400 metres from ferry terminal.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to the bar
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 2


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with a ramp
    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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