The staff were helpful and friendly and always on hand if we needed anything and the food in the restaurant was good . . . - Salford



Convenient Location


onveniently located right in the middle of town, the County Hotel is the ideal base for Stornoway, Lewis and Harris. It a 2 minute walk from the ferry terminal, adjacent to the Post Office, a minute from the museum and yards from An Lanntair. Shopping, entertainment, transport links are all within easy reach of the hotel. In fact, it is in the heart of the town of Stornoway. For business, personal or touring visits, the perfect place to stay.

Check out some of the places to see here or things to do here.

Seasgair for Coffee


oin Customers, Friends, Colleagues, Contacts and Aquaintances for coffee in Seasgair all day, every day. You will find a selection of fine coffee, speciality teas and hot chocolate for those cold winter days. Enjoy a selection of scones, pastries or stay and have lunch or dinner. Seasgair has a free WiFi connection enabling you to stay in touch. The ideal place to meet formally or informally in Srornoway, Seasgair Coffee Shop.

More details of Seasgair here.

Comfortable Rooms

Book single, twin or double rooms to suit your exact requirements Each of our comfortable and convenient rooms is unique, though they all have the same excellent facilities available. Ideally located in Stornoway Town Centre for business and personal travel.

Special Offers

Keep an eye out for Special Offers from time to time. These can include activity and speciality weekends. Music nights, workshops and many other categories. Join our mailing list or join our friends on Facebook to be kept up to date with all that is happening at the hotel.

Be at Home

Home from home is what our visitors tell us at the County Hotel Stornoway and thats exactly what we do for you, make you feel at home. Whether you relax in one of our restaurants, meet friends in the Coffee Shop or chill in your room. You can watch Sky Sports, socialise face to face or over the free WiFi. You can check out the in-room facilities here or for details of dining and coffee options check here.

Activities and Events


ou will find regular events in the County Hotel, Stornoway throughout the year. Ceilidh nights are held every month, with local artists bringing you the best in music and entertainment. Every August you can enjoy the unique Indian Food Festival where our chefs bring you a rich blend of food from the provinces of India. During special times such as local and national Mod or the annual Hebridean Celtic Festival, you will find special evening or daytime entertainment.

A full list of forthcoming events is available on Facebook or our events diary here

Choice Dining

You have a choice of dining when you visit the County Hotel in Stornoway. In Seasgair you will find all day menus available with European and Indian menus available for evening service. Coffee, pastries and snacks are available all day. You can find out more here

For a more refined dining experience then visit Cairdeas. Fine dining in style, though check ahead as we are always busy. More details here.

County Hotel Stornoway

Lunch is now being served in Seasgair. Thinking of a llighter option or something more substantial, some suggestions for you,  

Enjoy a hearty lunch 

Breaded scampi with fries and garden peas

finished with speciality tea or coffee

The County Hotel Stornoway, Seasgair is NOW OPEN for lunch, today open until 5pm. Come along.

Come to the County Hotel Stornoway and Be all you Want

  • Be handy - in the heart of town
  • Be convenient - close to all amenities
  • Be stylish - dining in the bistro or restaurant
  • Be at home - friendly family run hotel
  • Be active - activities to suit everyone
  • Be chilled - in the coffee bar or watch Sky Sports
  • Be happy - great entertainment,inside and closeby
  • Be social - stay in touch with free WiFi
  • Be close - two minutes walk from Ferry terminal
  • Be amazed - with the local culture and scenery
  • Be comfortable - your Home from Home in the Hebrides
  • Be inspired - speciality weekends
  • Be different - exclusive offers

Home from home

Your home from home in the Hebrides, thats what our visitors tell us. Ideally suited for visiting family, friends and relatives In Stornoway, Isle of Lewis or Isle of Harris. Every July the Hebridean Celtic Festival is held closeby. With local Mod every year and National Mod every 5 years, Stornoway is an ideal place to enjoy music, or just to relax in the peaceful Western Isles. Book today, we look forward to welcoming you.

Regular Events

You will find regular events throughout the year. There are regualr ceilidh's from September to April. You will also find music themed weekends and workshops. For a full list of all the workshops, weekends and ceilidh then check out our events page here. Or, be first to know what is going on and get special offers and deals direct by following us on Facebook.

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