Bed & Breakfast accommodation
on the Isle of Skye
This page contains the following information:
Accommodation * Breakfast * Facilities & Services * Terms & conditions * Access Statement
We welcome you to Driftwood as a guest in our home and we will do our best to ensure your stay is comfortable and memorable for all the right reasons. We do all the work in the B&B ourselves and also need "off-duty" time to manage our everyday lives and attend to personal business therefore our service times are not as flexible as in a hotel. Your understanding is very much appreciated.
We offer just one room - the Driftwood Suite - so you will be the only guests staying
* Please note that rooms will prepared and sanitised in advance of your arrival.
* Rooms will be left vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.
* Daily house-keeping of your room will not be available but fresh towels, toilet rolls, etc, will be available on request.
* Breakfast will be served in the dining room as usual and the dining room will not be used outside this time.
* Masks should be worn in all communal areas until further notice. Hand sanitiser will be provided in all rooms.
The Driftwood Suite
A suite of rooms located on the first floor (upstairs)
for a maximum of 4 guests.
1 x double bedroom
1 x twin bedroom
1 x shower room
1 x private lounge
Tariff for bed and breakfast
Price for the whole suite per night for a minimum 2-night stay
1 Guest (one bedroom) = £80
2 Guests (one bedroom) = £90
2 Guests (two bedrooms) = £120
3 Guests = £135
4 Guests = £145
Bedroom 1 has one double bed (4ft6in x 6ft / 1.37m x 1.83m)
Bedroom 2 has two single beds (3ft x 6ft / 0.92m x 1.83m)
The shower room has toilet, wash basin and shower cubicle.
The lounge area has:
You may choose a time to have breakfast between 07:30 and 09:00
We offer guests a buffet style breakfast as detailed below.
Hopefully there is something for everyone, whether you prefer a healthy breakfast or something with a few more calories....
Special Dietary Requirements
If you have any food allergies or intolerances, please let us know at the time of booking. We try our best to provide alternatives, but it is not feasible for us to keep stock to meet every eventuality and living in the Highlands, it is not always possible to get hold of specialist food items. The more notice you give us, the more likely we are to be able to meet any specific requirements you may have and therefore help you enjoy your holiday more.
Available from the buffet - please help yourself:
Facilities and Services
* Please Note: Due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, laundry service and binocular hire will not be available in the 2021 season.
For guests who have their own WiFi enabled equipment, we are happy to share our home broadband connection.
There is a large garage/shed where bicycles, motorcycles and wet biking or hiking gear can be left overnight.
* Laundry service available for guests staying two or more nights.
Wash and Tumble Dry - £10.00
(per bag - supplied by us)
* Nikon Action and Nikon Sporter binoculars available for hire.
Price: £5 per pair per stay (plus £20 per pair returnable security deposit)
Terms & Conditions
Check-in and Arrival
Due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, check-in on the day of arrival is strictly between 4pm and 6pm (16:00 and 18:00) only, to enable us to maintain a safe and welcoming environment for your arrival.
We kindly ask that you vacate the house between 10:30am and 4:00pm (10:30 and 16:00) daily to allow us time to sanitise and maintain communal areas of the house and receive deliveries, etc, with no risk to you.
If you are travelling by public transport and are scheduled to arrive outside these times, please let us know before confirming your booking. We are happy to be flexible where we can and will ensure someone is here to greet you.
Any money paid towards bookings cancelled due to Covid-19 and related restrictions will be refunded or transferred.
In all other cases, all deposits are non refundable - although we will transfer them should you wish to stay with us on alternate dates (subject to availability).
If you cancel more than 7 days before your scheduled arrival date - no other monies are due.
If you cancel within 7 days of your scheduled arrival date, 50% of the outstanding balance will be due unless the rooms are re-booked.
If you shorten your stay whilst here, you will be charged 100% for the days taken and 50% of the balance outstanding on the remainder. The remaining balance payment will be refunded should the rooms be re-booked.
Smoking and Alcohol
Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the building.
Smoking is permitted in the garden - please use the ash tray provided.
We understand that people like to relax whilst on holiday, but for the safety and security of everyone, we will not tolerate drunkenness under any circumstances.
If any of your travelling group is inclined to heavy alcohol consumption, we ask you to stay elsewhere.
Our cat, Monty, shares our home.
He does not have access to guest bedrooms or any areas associated with food preparation or laundry.
We are unable to accommodate guest pets or any other animals.
Driftwood is a private house. Access and layout is that of a standard domestic property.
If you have any concerns you wish to discuss, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will do what we can to help.
Internal - general
The Driftwood Suite
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