We are the only distillery in Scotland where you can stay overnight in the same building as a working distillery.
Wake up at the Raasay Distillery hotel for an unforgettable experience, where whisky and hospitality go hand in hand.
Borodale House, a Victorian villa transformed into a state-of-the-art whisky hotel with six ensuite bedrooms, can be booked individually or by groups of up to 12.
Experience life at the distillery first hand in Borodale House, a magical Hebridean escape.
With some of the best views from any distillery in Scotland, at the Isle of Raasay Distillery Hotel you can wake up to some of the #BestDistilleryViews of the Isle of Skye’s Cuillin mountains and our team distilling a new batch of whisky or gin.
Borodale House is named after Dùn Borghadal, a nearby broch dating from around 800 BC. Originally designed in the 1800s by Alexander Ross, the house was beautifully restored to perfectly integrate the old with the new.
Designed for relaxation and comfort, our Raasay hotel rooms provide the perfect retreat for your Hebridean adventure, featuring a flat-screen Freeview TV, a range of quality teas and coffees, feather pillows and duvets with luscious The White Company linen.
Your room also features en suite facilities with a rain shower, fluffy towels and luxurious toiletries sourced from Scottish Fine Soaps Company.
Available During Your Stay
Guests staying at the Isle of Raasay Distillery hotel can enjoy our whisky lounge on the ground floor with a fully stocked bar, teas, coffees, and snacks.
Sample the delights of our distillery, an island gin or whisky next to the fire while swapping stories with new friends from your day’s travels around Raasay or the neighbouring Isle of Skye.
For those wet days, reading materials and games are also available, with free WiFi for Slàinte Club members throughout the building.
Lunch, Dinner & Cafe
Dinner, lunch and other meals are available at Raasay House, a short walk from the distillery.
Dinner at the Distillery | Available Friday – Monday
We offer a set menu for our whisky hotel guests here at the distillery Sunday & Monday.
Breakfast at the Distillery | Included in Your Stay | 8am – 10am
After a sound night’s sleep, sit back and enjoy breakfast served in our Gathering Room with breathtaking views of Skye.
A choice of hot and cold breakfast options, freshly prepared with seasonal local produce are on offer.
Check-In: 4:00 PM
Check-Out: 10:30 AM
Cancellation Policy & Terms: Please check the rate when booking to view the cancellation policy applicable to that rate. If you book through a third-party provider, please be aware that they may have a different cancellation policy. Our terms & conditions are available on our Terms & Conditions page.
Getting to the Isle of Raasay is easier than you might think.
On the Isle of Skye, continue your journey to Sconser Ferry Terminal. Here, step aboard the CalMac ferry and enjoy a scenic 25-minute sailing across to Raasay.
Once you reach the Isle of Raasay, the distillery is less than half a mile from the pier and it is well-placed for exploring the island’s breathtaking natural beauty and historic sites, including the iconic Dun Caan mountain, Brochel Castle and enigmatic Calum’s Road.
For more information on how to get to Sconser Ferry Terminal, visit our helpful journey planner.
It is hard to review the stay at the distillery without reviewing the island of Raasay itself. Though the distillery has brought new life to the island, a sense of piece and calm pervades everything. The distillery and its accommodation commands breathtaking views across the sound to the Cuillins on Skye, and the architecture allows one to take full advantage, whatever the weather. We were blessed with a fantastic day, full sun and a comfortable breeze to make walking a pleasure. I have seen Raasay with other faces, but could never tire. The distillery offers very comfortable, modern accommodation, and the most peaceful night’s rest one could ever hope for. Breakfast is simple, but fresh and faultless. There is no restaurant, most visitors will take other meals in nearby Raasay House which boasts an excellent restaurant as well as good pub meals in its bar. This is not a place for people looking for bright lights and bustle (even by Hebridean standards) but somewhere to enjoy the slow life. Staff are exemplary, and have the time to take out to talk. About the distillery, the island, the weather, life in general – but never intrusive. We came from London reliant only on public transport. This works. Bicycles are available for hire from the hall if you wish to explore. There is a concise and well chosen library for guests, the view from the window is better than the telly, though TV is provided in the bedrooms in the unlikely event you want it and wifi that works if you need it. Take a walk in the slow lane, you won’t regret it.
We have been there 2 nights on our 10 days Scotland Trip. It’s on Raasay island with a wonderful view on isle of Skye. It’s brand new in a renovated old building next to a distillery. The employees are professional and very helpful, the breakfast excellent and dinner can be booked at near Raasay House. Ferry goes every 1-2 hours to Skye. Highly recommended!
Fantastic stay! Couldn’t recommend more!
Beautiful location, wonderful and enthusiastic staff, and a warm, stylish and modern hotel with the tantalising scent of whisky in the air. We loved every minute of our stay!
Beautifully renovated historic house with whisky distillery on site. Relaxing atmosphere (if it rained 24/7 I would happily curl up in a comfy chair with a book and a dram) and helpful friendly staff. Loved Raasay for it’s quiet, it’s scenery, it’s history and it’s people. Whiskeys pretty tasty too!
Lovely relaxing weekend very memorable. Fantastic spot to stop at. Superb friendly staff. Very well appointed. Bedding and towels crisp and new. Lounge area has a great little bar and selection of books if weather poor. View from the breakfast area is to die for.
Barbara the hospitality manager was excellent, very helpful and knowledgable. Beautiful place, and definitely plan to return. Waiting staff at Raasay House were also excellent.
Beautiful view, stunning and intimate hotel with staff who were attentive!
Stayed one night at the distillery in late July on the way up to Lewis. A very warm and genuine welcome, and a very comfortable room with a wonderful view across to Skye and The Cuillins. Perfectly peaceful and an enjoyable continental breakfast in the morning. I’ll definitely be back, hopefully for a longer stay.
Comfort, views and whisky all make a great stay! Great facilities, beautiful views, superb breakfast. Love the honesty bar.
The Isle of Raasay, an island rooted in centuries of illicit distilling, provides the ingredients for the perfect dram. Our lightly peated Isle of Raasay Single Malt is an expression of this magical place.
Our zesty, smooth and refreshing Isle of Raasay Gin combines an exciting selection of ten Raasay and traditional botanicals, including Raasay juniper, sweet orange peel, rhubarb root and our triple distilled spirit.
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