Ceol Na Mara

Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DP



  • 4 Star Guest House
4 Star Guest House

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Ceol na Mara is an award-winning 4-Star Gold guest house, ideally located only a few minutes by car from the Tarbert Ferry Terminal. 

Surrounded by croft land, we enjoy privacy, peace and seclusion, and have wonderful views over the sea loch. We have four rooms comprising two Super-King Rooms (En-Suite), a Twin Room (En-Suite), and a Double Room (with Private Bathroom), with guests having access to two lounges. 

Having a high reputation for customer service, our guests can relax at Ceol na Mara and thoroughly enjoy their stay on the islands.

Our breakfasts are a highlight of your stay, featuring a large breakfast menu of local produce including home-made bread, granola, muesli, porridge, locally sourced smoked kippers and haddock, and, of course, a traditional Scottish breakfast featuring the world-famous Stornoway black pudding. In addition, we can cater for those who are gluten or lactose free. There is ample parking and our gardens give views over the surrounding croft to the sea loch, Loch Kendibig.

Our guests enjoy a complimentary dram of malt whisky on each night of their stay, and can have further drinks from our honesty bar if they wish. For those not wishing to eat out, our sharing platters always prove popular.

Our location is perfect for touring both the Isle of Harris and the Isle of Lewis, with nothing much further away than an hour or so.

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Croft View Twin Room, En Suite£136.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
Heather - Double Room - Private Bathroom£110.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
Loch View - Super King En Suite£136.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
Machair - Super King En Suite£136.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Breakfast Available - Emphasis placed on local produce Vegetarian and Vegan breakfasts available
  • Dairy Free
  • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
  • Evening Meal By Arrangement - Fish or cheese sharing platter available by prior arrangement
  • Full Alcohol Drinks License
  • Nut Free Meals
  • Organic Food
  • Patio/Beer Garden
  • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
  • Tea & Coffee Available


  • Drying Facilities
  • Hairdryer Available
  • Iron Available
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Linen Provided
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor Drying Facility
  • Shower
  • Towels Provided
  • WC EnSuite - Three bedrooms en suite; one bedroom private bathroom


  • Internet Access
  • Smoking Restricted - Outside only

Leisure Facilities

  • CD Player - Lounge
  • DVD Player - Lounge
  • Garden
  • Hi-Fi - Lounge
  • Radio
  • TV In Room
  • TV Lounge
  • WiFi


  • Coastal Location
  • Island Location
  • Lochside Location
  • Mountains area
  • Rural Location
  • Sea/Loch View
  • Waterfront Location

Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Cheque
  • Debit Card
  • Mastercard
  • VISA Card

Special Requirements

  • Allergy Sufferers
  • Business Travellers
  • Groups Welcome
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Senior Citizens
  • Single Travellers
  • Young People - 14 or over with adults


  • Free Parking On-Site
  • On Public Transport Route - 400 metres

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • PaulandLynda_11
    Trip Type:
    Exceptional Guest House
    5 of 5 stars
    21st October 2021
    We stayed here for three nights on our two week tour of the Highlands and Islands and were extremely impressed with our accommodation. Dave and Jane warmly welcomed us on arrival and showed us our... Read full review
  • Simon M
    St. Albans, United Kingdom
    We will be coming back.
    5 of 5 stars
    31st October 2021
    We visited Ceol ne Mara Guest house at the end of their season and were one of the last guests to arrive and leave. They had been open for 7 months and judging by the welcome, attentions to detail... Read full review
  • 319roddym
    Little Dunmow, United Kingdom
    Best Guest House ever!
    5 of 5 stars
    31st October 2021
    We stayed once in a b&B on the west coast of British Columbia which was rated 5 star by every one of hundreds of contibutors on Trip Advisor - it was completely deserved and we never expected to... Read full review


  • 4 Star Guest House
4 Star Guest House


  • Other AwardsGold Listing Gold Listing 2013
  • Other AwardsHebridean Way Pit Stop Hebridean Way Pit Stop 2019
  • Visit BritainWe're Good To Go We're Good To Go 2020
  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member - Book Now Outer Hebrides Tourism Member - Book Now 2020
  • Other AwardsWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Opening Times

Open all year (26 Apr 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

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