Borve Guesthouse

5A Torlum, Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5PP


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Borve Guesthouse is ideally located on the west side of the central Island of Benbecula, surrounded by croft and machair land. We are ideally situated to allow easy access to North and South Uist. The croft is home to Borve Castle which has been designated as a Schedule Monument.

Awarded four stars by Visit Scotland for the quality of our hospitality and facilities. Mary is highly regarded for her culinary and hosting skills, providing quality food and accommodation at affordable prices.

Bikes can be stored safety in our lockable garage.

We are located on the Hebridean Way.

We have 4 rooms, 1 double with en-suite, 1 twin with en-suite, 1 twin with private bathroom and a single with a wet room.

We provide an extensive complimentary tray with a selection of teas and coffees.

TV in each room and in the breakfast room/residents sitting room.

A fridge with fresh milk and water is in each room.

All rooms are supplied with toiletries of a hight standard.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double Room en-suite
Single Room wet room
Twin Room en-suite
Twin Room Private Bathroom

*Rooms range from £65 per night to £110 per night, including breakfast.



  • Breakfast Available
  • Dairy Free - Dairy Free on request
  • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
  • Gluten Free
  • Lunch Available - Packed lunch to take away on request
  • Organic Food
  • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
  • Tea & Coffee Available
  • Vegan Meals Available - On Request
  • Vegetarian Food Available


  • Children Welcome
  • Children's Menu Available
  • Cot Available
  • Highchair Available


  • Drying Facilities - In Owners House
  • Electric Shaver Point
  • Hairdryer Available
  • Indoor Drying Facility - In Owners House
  • Iron Available
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Laundry Service Available - On Request
  • Linen Provided
  • Lounge
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Drying Facility
  • Private Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Smoking Permitted - Outside Only - ashtray provided
  • Towel Charge
  • Towels Provided
  • Wash Hand Basin
  • WC EnSuite


  • No Smoking Permitted
  • Picnic Area
  • Room Service Available - Breakfast only
  • Smoking Restricted - Outside Only - ashtray provided

Languages Spoken

  • Gaelic Speaking

Leisure Facilities

  • DVD Player
  • Garden
  • Radio - In each room
  • Satellite / Cable TV
  • Television
  • TV In Room
  • TV Lounge
  • WiFi


  • Coastal Location
  • Island Location
  • Remote Location
  • Rural Location
  • Sea/Loch View
  • Village Location

Payment Methods

  • Bank Transfers Accepted
  • Cash
  • Cheque
  • Debit Card
  • Mastercard
  • VISA Card

Special Requirements

  • Allergy Sufferers
  • Business Travellers
  • Children Welcome - With accompanying Adult
  • Families
  • Groups Welcome
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
  • Senior Citizens
  • Single Travellers
  • Young People - With accompanying Adult


  • Bike Storage Available
  • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
  • Free Parking On-Site
  • On Public Transport Route
  • Private Parking

Map & Directions



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
    • Service
      5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      5 of 5 stars
    • Location
      4.5 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • DenKel7
      Glasgow, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Top notch B&B
      5 of 5 stars
      15th July 2021
      Firstly, I would concur with the rest of the five star reviews on Trip advisor who cover almost all of what needs said. This was not my first time at Borve and it won't be my last if I am in the area... Read full review
    • Lucy B
      Salisbury, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Great stopover for Heb Way
      5 of 5 stars
      18th July 2021
      Great stopover whilst cycling Heb Way- really comfortable rooms/ towels/ dressing gowns/fantastic hospitality from Ian and Mary. Breakfast outstanding, wide and varied menu including juices and... Read full review
    • CarolineM634
      St. Helier, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      A very warm welcome
      5 of 5 stars
      24th July 2021
      This was the stop after our first day of cycling in the drizzle from Barra. We were so happy to arrive! My room had a bath (not en-suite but only used by my room). Really comfortable stay. Mary was... Read full review


    • Other AwardsGold Listing Gold Listing 2013
    • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020

    Opening Times

    Season (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

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