Enjoy your stay at the inn

The world-famous standing stones at Calanais.

Here in Lewis and Harris, we have some of the world's best trout and salmon fishing on our doorstep.

The beautiful Loch Erisort, in Lewis's popular and picturesque South Lochs area.

Getting Here

Ferry Information

Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries

Ferries serving the Western Isles are run by Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries and sail from Oban to Lochboisdale, (Isle of South Uist) and Castlebay, (Isle of Barra). Sailings also depart from Uig on the Isle of Skye to Lochmaddy, (Isle of North Uist) and Tarbert on the Isle of Harris. The Isle of Lewis is served by daily sailings from Ullapool to Stornoway. Further Information and Sailing times can be gained from the Caledonian MacBrayne Website,(www.calmac.co.uk).

Ullapool - Stornoway Timetable

Ullapool - Stornoway Timetable.

North Uist to Harris Timetable

North Uist - Harris Timetable.

Uig (Isle of Skye) - Harris Timetable

Uig (Isle of Skye) - Harris Timetable.

Flying to Lewis

Stornoway Airport

The Western Isles Airport (Stornoway Airport), is located a couple of Miles outside of Stornoway and is served by Flights from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness with onward Internal flights to Benbecula and Barra. Further information can be obtained from the HIAL website (www.hial.co.uk) Airlines serving the Western Isles include, Flybe, Highland Airways and Eastern Airways. Car Hire is readily available at Stornoway Airport or in Stornoway Town. Further Information can be obtained by contacting us at The Claitair Hotel.


Driving to the Western Isles could not be simpler as there are differing routes to take via either Oban, Uig on Skye or the most commonly used one from Ullapool on board the "MV Isle of Lewis". On the assumption you might have arrived in Stornoway from Ullapool, follow the signs for Tarbert via the A859 for 15 miles until you reach Balallan. At the southern end of this village, Turn left along the B8060 for two miles and you will find The Claitair Hotel situated on the Left Hand Side. Driving from Tarbert on the Isle of Harris (via Ferry from Uig on the Isle of Skye), follow the signs for Stornoway (Steornabhagh) for approximately 17 miles. Just as you arrive in Balallan, turn right along the B8060 for two miles and you will find The Claitair Hotel situated on the Left Hand Side.