For an unforgettable island experience, stay overnight in Borodale House. This Victorian-era villa incorporated within The Distillery has been beautifully restored into a luxury whisky hotel, executive lounge and visitor centre.
Designed by local architect Olli Blair and renowned Scottish designer Anne Hunter, Borodale House offers six exclusive en-suite bedrooms well-appointed with luxury amenities and comfort and, arguably, the best view from any distillery in Scotland over to the Isle of Skye.
Our top priority is to safeguard everyone’s health and safety during this global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
We have sadly closed our visitor centre and whisky hotel until the end of the 2020 season, and we will continue to review this decision in line with official advice. We have reopened our distillery shop Monday-Friday, 9-4pm, with temporary health and safety measures in place.
We are perhaps the only distillery in Scotland that provides luxury accommodation within the same building as a working distillery. As well as staying overnight why not enhance your stay by taking a guided tour of the distillery, ending with a whisky tasting.
Three of our bedrooms are blessed with stunning views of the Cuillin mountains on the Isle of Skye, while the other three overlook the production yard of the distillery.
Located between the ferry terminal and Inverarish, the main village on Raasay, our distillery is well-placed for exploring the island’s breathtaking natural beauty and historic sites, including the iconic Dun Caan mountain, Brochel Castle and the enigmatic Calum’s Road.
Designed for relaxation and comfort, our rooms provide the perfect retreat for your Hebridean adventure, featuring a flat-screen Freeview TV, Nespresso tea & coffee machine, feather pillows and duvets with luscious The White Company linen.
Our rooms also feature a private en-suite facility with rain shower, fluffy towels and luxurious toiletries sourced from Scottish Fine Soaps Company.
A small distillery that packs a punch. We stayed and had the tour. A great deal of thought has went into this building and it shows. A modern take combined with natural landscape delivers a blend as good as the fine whisky we were given. Rooms are bright and tastefully decorated with a Scottish twist. A complimentary dram on arrival and 3 drams on the tour makes this new distillery a triumph. Our local tour guided provided an excellent tour and made plenty of time for us to enjoy our whisky. This is the finest of island hospitality. Well done.
Fantastic view. Lounge with whisky bar was a great to relax and enjoy the view. Brand new. Personal touch. Warm and welcoming. Calm and relaxing. Sleeping in a micro distillery. Nice continental breakfast.
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.
I’m a whisky lover so when I saw the chance to stay at a distillery I had to do it. A fabulous experience from start to finish. I was greeted and checked in by Jennifer who was cheery and gave me a good welcome. I had a quick look round the facilities and must say I was very impressed, the décor is terrific and the views are to die for. My room was brilliant with magnificent views over to the Cuillin mountains and Skye. The room was tastefully decorated and I loved the rocking chair. I had dinner at the nearby Raasay House and the distillery will book your reservation for you. I had a great nights sleep as the bed was extremely comfortable. Did a bit of exploring round the island before heading back for a distillery tour taken by the lovely Christa who gave an informative and interesting tour including a nice wee tasting of some whisky. Another great sleep ensued and up for the continental buffet breakfast which is excellent and views are amazing from the breakfast room. Chloe was nice and smiley and made sure everything ran smoothly at breakfast. Thanks to Lexy for organising everything. It’s a great team up there and I thank all the girls and guys for making it a great experience which I will certainly do again. Here’s looking forward to the distillery whisky.
You won’t be disappointed if you like whisky, beautiful scenery, and magical places. Amazing staff on a beautiful quiet island with spectacular views.
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!
It must be a whisky lovers dream to stay at a distillery – well dream no more make it happen. Only 5 minutes walk from the ferry and you will feel like you are on your own special island especially when the day trippers have left. The renovation of Borodale House is sympathetic to the building but provides luxury country accommodation with a modern touch. Rooms offer selection of teas, Nespresso machine and a bottle of the island water. The views over Skye were amazing from our room and we experienced all aspects of weather. There is a lovely lounge to chill out and browse through the vast selection of books, many covering the local area. Good selection of whiskies and gins to enjoy with your book or just admire the views. They operate an honesty bar at reasonable prices. The staff were very friendly and helpful. It is a continental breakfast with freshly baked croissants, cereals, fruit, yogurt, meats etc a bit of toast or bread would have been good. Many walking routes nearby but can’t wait to go back and explore the north of the island with the car.
Amazing little lodging that is part of a distillery. The room was really nice and cozy and the staff was amazing. I highly recommend this place is you are needing an inexpensive, laid-back location for trips to the Isle of Skye and the associated areas.
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.
Great location and facility for a quiet couple on nights away from all the hassle of the mainland with plenty of walks to do on Raasay (Forestry Commission). Beautifully renovated building with 6 bedrooms and a guest lounge plus breakfast room with stunning views of Skye. Breakfast was very good and evening meals in the Raasay House Hotel 200 yards down the road all works very well. Distillery tour also very good as is the tasting afterwards. Just book it and do it. Everyone on Raasay was very welcoming and helpful.
Guests staying at Raasay Distillery will have access to our executive lounge located on the ground floor with a fully stocked bar, teas, coffees and snacks.
For those wet days, reading materials and games are also available in the executive lounge. Free WiFi is available to guests throughout the building.
Existing Na Tùsairean Club Members: Please visit our Na Tùsairean Whisky Club page for information on how to book your stay at the distillery.
Included in Your Stay | 8am – 9.30am
Sit back and enjoy our continental breakfast, served in the Gathering Room with stunning views over the Cuillin hills of Skye.
Choose from a range of freshly baked pastries, ham, cheese, cereals, fresh fruit and yoghurt. A selection of teas, coffee and fruit juices are also on offer.
Check-In: 04:00 PM | Check-Out: 10:30 AM
Luggage Storage Available | Free WiFi Throughout | Non-smoking Throughout | Accessibility Access Available
Standard Rate Cancellation Policy
If cancelled or modified up to 7 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged. If cancelled or modified later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.
Advance Purchase – Non-refundable Rates Cancellation Policy
If cancelled, modified or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.
Getting to Raasay is easier than you might think, despite it being a remote Hebridean island.
By ferry from the Isle of Skye is the only way to reach Raasay. On the Isle of Skye continue your journey to the ferry terminal at Sconser. Here you step aboard the CalMac ferry and enjoy the scenic 25-minute sail across to Raasay.
For more information on how to get to Sconser Ferry Terminal, visit our helpful journey planner.How To Get Here