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Hotel Sandwick Bay (Stornoway, United Kingdom)

Hotel Sandwick Bay (Stornoway, United Kingdom)

About Sandwick Bay

Sandwick Bayis a ten-room, family home with modern accommodation, situated near Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal and Stornoway airport, on the Isle of Lewis. Each room features oak wood flooring, sink, LCD TV, hair dryer, quality linens, as well as complimentary tea, coffee, and biscuits. Some rooms have private bathrooms and free Wi-Fi. Sandwick Bayboasts a large sea-facing lounge equipped with a 3D 46-inch TV and Blu-ray player. The lounge is also equipped with a binocular stand to view passing whales, dolphins, and harbour traffic. There is free Wi-Fi in all common areas as well as free private parking. A complimentary full Scottish breakfast, featuring Stornoway black pudding, is served daily with a menu to suit diets and preferences including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free. Filled flasks are provided on request. Segway Hebrides, Lewis War Memorial, An Lanntair Gallery, and Lews Castle are easily accessible.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets(Unavailable)
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant(Unavailable)
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index® based on 30  reviews from:
  • LocationVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.2 / 10)
  • ServiceExcellent  (8.5 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (8.8 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.0 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Fantastic breakfast

Many guests appreciate being given a form to fill out for ordering breakfast every morning and love the black pudding, lorne sausage, and tattie scones. Others add that tea and coffee are freshly brewed.


Adventure-friendly services

Several guests comment there is plenty of space on the main drive for vehicles with trailers, boats, and canoes, and note that there is a drying room for wet-suits and fishing rods. Others add there is a free hose-down space to wash down muddy cars and boats, and appreciate that there is storage space for bait and angling equipment.


Access for disabled and guests with special needs

Some guests appreciate that the rooms on the ground floor are accessible for guests with limited or impaired mobility, and note that the owners are helpful in accommodating guests with disabilities. Others add that there are menus and room instruction leaflets available for guests with impaired eyesight, and note that staff is present to assist the hearing impaired.

Negative Reviews


Rooms could use some upgrades

A handful of guests comment that some rooms don't have a private bathroom. Others add the rooms are small, and there is limited space to store luggage, and comment that the floors creak, and the furniture is slightly worn.


Isolated from city life

Some guests comment that mobile phone reception is spotty, and Internet connection is intermittent and generally slow. Others add that property is isolated from the mainstream city life, but note there are complimentary newspapers to keep guests abreast of the news.


Limited capacity to handle peak season

Many guests comment that the hallways feel cramped during the peak season. Others add that the stairs are narrow and feel tight when there are large crowds, but appreciate the jovial family atmosphere.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance hall/lobby
  2. Parking
  3. Non-smoking rooms
  4. PC with internet
  5. Direct beach access
  6. Deck chairs
  7. WiFi in public areas
  8. Doctor on site
  9. Free WiFi (public areas)
  10. Luggage storage
  11. Housekeeping
  12. Free WiFi
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Central heating
  5. Electric kettle
  6. Cable TV
  7. WiFi
  8. Free WiFi (rooms)
  9. Outdoor grill
Sports facilities
  1. Golf course
  1. Accessible parking
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food


30 Millar Road , HS1 2RX , Stornoway , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1851)700209 | Fax: +44(1851)700209 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Sandwick Bay

  • Is there a pool area at Sandwick Bay?

    No, Sandwick Bay doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Sandwick Bay?

    No, Sandwick Bay doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Sandwick Bay?

    Yes, Sandwick Bay provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • Where is Sandwick Bay located?

    Sandwick Bay is located in 30 Millar Road, HS1 2RX, Stornoway, United Kingdom.

  • Which popular attractions are close to Sandwick Bay?