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Fernela Guest House is the perfect choice for Stornoway Bed and Breakfast breaks

Bed & Breakfast from £53 per person per night
Dinner (with complimentary wine) from £25 per person

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Built in 1898, Fernlea retains many of the original architectural features of a period which saw the merging of the finest aspects of the Victorian and Georgian styles and this, combined with modern facilities offering  the best in comfort for our guests, excellent service and all-round quality has helped to secure its present four-star rating from VisitScotland.

The visitor accommodation consists of four spacious, recently decorated rooms on the first floor of the house. There are two double bedrooms and a twin room, all of which are en-suite, as well as a single bedroom which has the exclusive use of a full bath and shower room.

At Fernlea, we make every effort to ensure you have the most pleasant and tranquil of visits, including, where possible, having our guests met at arrival. Whether you are here on business or pleasure, we always attempt to ensure your visit with us is a feature of your stay in Stornoway.


Bedroom Facilities

All the rooms have:

  • remote control LCD TV/DVD with freeview
  • memory foam mattresses, hypoallergenic duvets and pillows, Egyptian cotton bed linen, fluffy towels
  • a hospitality tray with mineral water, tea, coffees and Scottish shortbread (herbal teas available on request)
  • Wi-Fi
  • a selection of luxury toiletries
  • independently regulated central heating.
  • a folder with details of restaurants and places of interest on the island

Your hosts, Derek and Margaret, will be happy to arrange any outings around the islands which you may require during your visit. Fishing and nature trips, as well as visits to historical sights or to any of the island’s many areas of outstanding natural beauty can all be arranged prior to your arrival.


Also available to you during your stay:

Outside of mealtimes, we have a guest lounge with comfortable sofas, a selection of board games and an LCD TV. It is particulary useful for friends who are travelling together. In winter we light the magnificent eight foot Victorian fireplace.

Fernlea booksWe have a large collection of books and DVDs which you are welcome to peruse.

There is access to a fridge for cool storage when required.

Our guests are very welcome to use Fernlea's well-established garden.

If you require clothes ironed or a hairdryer, please ask. For guests who are staying three or more days we offer a complete washing, drying and ironing service.

There is always someone within the building.  Valuables can also be set aside on request, we also have safe storage for bicycles.



Regretfully, no pets are allowed at Fernlea Guest House.


We hope you have a very pleasant and relaxing stay here at Fernlea. If we can do anything to make your visit more enjoyable, please do not hesitate to ask.