Backpackers Lodge

The Lodge is located in a peaceful spot in the centre of the island with commanding views towards Loch Fada. It is quiet and peaceful with no other houses close by. The pub, shop and pier are 2 km away. The Lodge is very well equipped and has a large garden with lawns and shrubs and outdoor furniture. IT HAS FREE WIFI.

Telephone enquiries and bookings: 01951 200312
Prices from £21 per person per night.

The Lodge consists of a Victorian former gamekeeper's house and two traditional stone bothies adjacent to the house. The bothies are particularly rustic with exposed stone walls on the inside. The house is newly refurbished and is very comfortable.
Sleeping a maximum of 16 people in two separate buildings, for those on a budget, the Lodge is a peaceful and comfortable base from which to explore the island.

There is a laundrette with free washing machines and dryers located 1 km away at Colonsay House laundrette.

There are bicycles for hire and also golf clubs and small rowing boats for fly fishing on the lochs. All can be hired through the Colonsay Holidays Office.

All bed linen and towels are provided.
Free WiFi throughout
Transport can be arranged to and from the pier for an extra charge.
Telephone enquiries/bookings: 01951 200312.


Backpackers Accommodation

HOUSE ROOMS
There are three comfortable twin bedrooms, Ardskenish, Balnahard and Milbuie, upstairs with delightful views of the surrounding countryside. They all have hanging space or wardrobes and a chest of drawers. Ardskenish can be made into a triple bedroom on request. There is also a bathroom with shower and toilet.
Downstairs, there is another twin bedroom, Port Lobh, which can be made a triple room on request. There is a toilet and wash hand basin adjacent to the bedroom. There is also a sitting room with an open fire and a kitchen on the ground floor.
House rooms are £27 per person per night including linen.

BOTHY BUNK ROOMS
The sleeping bothy is a rustic building with white washed stone walls inside. It has 3 cabins, Rubha Dubh, Eilean Olmsa and Dun Ghallain, They each sleeps 2 in a set of bunk beds.
There is a shower and toilet block next door (external access) with 2 showers and 2 toilets.
Cabin prices are £21 per person per night including linen.


The Dining Bothy

This is a separate bothy with additional kitchen facilities and dining table and seating area for 16.

The dining bothy is a rustic building with white washed stone walls inside. It has a microwave, 2 cookers, 2 fridges and sinks.
It has a solid fuel rayburn and a huge dining table up one end, and a comfortable sitting and games area at the other end.

special offers

Low occupancy discount of up to 30% (not July or August).

special offers

Low occupancy discount of up to 30% (not July or August). 15% off all bookings from Easter to 30th June.

special offers

Low occupancy discount of up to 30% (not July or August).

special offers

Low occupancy discount of up to 30% (not July or August).

special offers

Low occupancy discount of up to 30% (not July or August).

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latest news

FESTIVAL OF SPRING 2017

Following the huge success of our Festival of Spring, we are delighted to announce that Colonsay is hosting its 6th Festival of Spring from 1st May to 21st May 2017. See the 2016 programme "www.colonsayevents.co.uk"

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Colonsay Book Festival 2017

Now in its 5th year, the Colonsay Book Festival will be held on the weekend of 29 and 30th April 2017. It is the smallest and most remote literary festival in the UK but it attracts authors with huge reputations.

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October Food and Drink Festival 2017

Our annual festival has a myriad of events including whisky, beer and wine tastings, foraging and cooking activities, food demonstrations, cookery classes, bread baking courses, as well as craft activities and guided walks and talks on local culture. Both weeks will feature activities for children.

BACKPACKERS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Provisional bookings are confirmed on receipt of a 20% deposit. We strongly recommend that you take out holiday cancellation insurance, as the deposit is non-refundable. We recommend PJ Hayman's UK holiday cover, CancellationPlan. Bookings will remain firm provided the deposit is received within 5 days. The balance due must be received twelve weeks prior to the period booked and is non-refundable. A reminder will be sent prior to this date. Bookings cancelled after this time will be charged full rental. Any changes to bookings prior to full payment may incur a £50 administration charge. Payment should be made by debit card or credit card (incurs 2% charge) or by electronic bank transfer (BACS). We do not accept cheques as a method of payment. Colonsay Holidays reserves the right to amend confirmed bookings with respect to accommodation and you will be notified of any alterations prior to your arrival. If it is not possible to find alternative accommodation you will be notified at the earliest opportunity and refunded in full. Colonsay Holidays expects rooms to be left clean and tidy on departure.

No dogs allowed. No smoking permitted indoors.