The Decca

Lionel, Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XB

Type:Self Catering

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About

The Decca is a former radio navigation station in the northwest of the Isle of Lewis near the Butt of Lewis.  The conversion has retained some of the industrial features whilst creating spaces that are comfortable & welcoming.

We have two spacious semi-detached self-catering cottages. Both have full kitchens and comfortable living rooms. The back of the cottages have unobstructed views across the machair towards Eoropie beach and the front overlooks Loch Stiapabhat Nature Reserve. Each cottage has two private parking spaces as well as access to a covered area for bicycles.

We operate the cottages in an environmentally-friendly way in what we consider to be one of the most the spectacular settings in the world.

We are situated near the beautiful Eoropie beach and within the glorious Loch Stiapabhat nature reserve with its wildlife observatory just a 5-minute walk away. 

Eoropie Dunes award-winning children’s play-park, a sports centre (gym, sauna, sports hall, 10-pin bowling) is also just a short walk away & the Butt of Lewis lighthouse is just a 5 minute drive.

We provide a welcome basket including black pudding, eggs, tablet, milk, butter and bread (local when available). We also supply soap, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner from the Highland Soap Company as well as tea and coffee.

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
2
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Fianais Cottagefrom £100.00 to £220.00 per unit per night
Muirneag cottagefrom £100.00 to £220.00 per unit per night

*Prices are between £100 and £220 per night depending on time of year.

We do a 20% discount for stays of over a week applied automatically.

Facilities

Accommodation Type

  • Cottage
  • Self Catering Holiday

Catering

  • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles - The closest places to eat are the Wobbly Dog, Breakwater and Cross Inn.
  • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop - Cross Stores and Swainbost Shop nearby

Children

  • Children Welcome
  • Highchair Available
  • Outdoor Play Area - We do have some grass in front of house, back is private

Domestic

  • Dishwasher - Fianais has a dishwasher, Muirneag does not
  • Drying Facilities - Both cottages have a clothes horse for drying and access to an outdoor clothes line
  • Electric Cooker
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer Available
  • Heating Throughout Property - central heating and electric heaters
  • Iron Available
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Provided
  • Lounge
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Drying Facility
  • Private Bathroom - 1 ensuite per cottage
  • Shared Bathroom - 1 shared bathroom per cottage
  • Shower
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine - Muirneag has a washing machine, Fianais does not
  • WC EnSuite - 1 ensuite per cottage

Facilities

  • Internet Access
  • No Smoking Permitted - No smoking on property, need to smoke by the road
  • Picnic Area
  • Smoking Restricted

Leisure Facilities

  • DVD Player - some bedrooms have dvd players
  • Garden - grass at front of the house is for guests, the back is private
  • Television - streaming only
  • TV In Room
  • TV Lounge - Muirneag has a living room with TV.
  • WiFi

Location

  • Coastal Location
  • Island Location
  • Lochside Location
  • Remote Location
  • Rural Location
  • Sea/Loch View - partial sea view
  • Village Location

Payment Methods

  • American Express Card
  • Bank Transfers Accepted
  • Cash
  • Debit Card
  • Delta Card
  • Diners Card
  • Electron
  • JCB Card
  • Maestro Card
  • Mastercard
  • Paypal
  • Solo Card
  • Switch Card
  • VISA Card

Special Requirements

  • Allergy Sufferers
  • Business Travellers
  • Children Welcome
  • Coach Parties Welcome
  • Disabled Citizens
  • Families
  • Groups Welcome
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Non smokers
  • School Groups Welcome
  • Senior Citizens
  • Single Travellers
  • Young People

Transport

  • Bike Storage Available
  • Cycle Hire Nearby - Stornoway
  • Disabled Parking
  • On Public Transport Route
  • Parking

Map & Directions

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    Recent Reviews:

    • mcgeas2325
      Overnight Stay
      5 of 5 stars
      15th June 2021
      Nice people, lovely rooms, lots of space. We were finishing the Hebridean Way by bike. Terrible weather and we were cold and wet. Contacted David and arranged an early check-in. When we arrived there... Read full review
    • AeolusTorbay_uk
      Paignton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      An evolving business
      3 of 5 stars
      16th July 2021
      This is clearly something of a new venture for David & Ariana and we are sure that they will adapt in the light of feedback. It does not feel like a traditional B&B, and certainly did not feel like... Read full review
    • APBG A
      Edinburgh, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Awkward but things can get better
      3 of 5 stars
      30th October 2021
      Our little family of 5 spent a month this summer embracing covid travel restrictions exploring our beautiful western isles. We started in Tiree and crawled north until we reached the edge of Europe... Read full review

    Awards

    • Green TourismEnergy Isles Award Energy Isles Award 2016
    • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member - Book Now Outer Hebrides Tourism Member - Book Now 2020
    • Other AwardsPlatinum Listing Platinum Listing 2020

    Opening Times

    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    Self catering cottages open all year (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

    * The self catering cottages are available all year.

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