FAQs…

What is your availability? To view availability, please select the Bookings link, and select the dates and property
What is the cost of my stay? To view the cost of your stay, first select your dates, property, then the total cost will appear if these chosen dates are available.
How much do I need to pay and when? Upon booking, a 25% deposit is required to secure the booking. Any outstanding balance is to be paid 8 weeks before arrival. Should the booking be made under 8 weeks of arrival, the full amount is required.
What if the dates I want are booked? Unavailable dates are in red, and will not allow you to select them because they have either already been booked, or because there is a weekly/short break limit in place and the date you request is not an arrival day
How long can I stay at Borve Lodge Estate? As long as you like! Between the months of April and September inclusive, we run weekly lets Saturday to Saturday at Claddach House and Laxdale Cottage. At The Rock house and The Broch, our bookings are based on 3,5 and 7 night stays throughout the year. Weeks 3 & 4 of December are weekly for all properties. Short breaks are available between October and March inclusive, and we have a policy of 3-night minimum stay.
How many guests do your properties accommodate? Our luxury cottages sleep 2 in each. Claddach House sleeps 6 and Laxdale Cottage sleeps 5
Do you accept pets? We accept well-behaved pets at Laxdale Cottage only. We do not accommodate pets at Claddach, Rock or Broch.
What are the check in and departure times? Check in time is 4pm and Check out time is 10am. Cleaners can enter the property at 10am to begin changeovers.  Should your arrival time be outwith the hours of 9-5pm, please contact the estate housekeeper.
What methods of payment do you accept? We accept Visa credit/debit, Mastercard, JCB, Maestro, cheque, bank transfer.
How do I get to Borve Lodge Estate? Our  Location page gives a summary of the main ways to travel to the Isle of Harris
Can I organise transport for my stay? Yes, car hire can be organised from Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis at  Car Hire Hebrides, located next to Stornoway Airport.
Can I source local produce?  Harris is a bountiful place during the summer months, and if we are not producing or catching it ourselves, we can give guidance on local produce for guests to purchase. More details on our section about Eating in Harris
What is provided in each property, in terms of consumables? In all of the properties, guests are provided with linen, towels, kitchen cleaning materials, and  starter packs of logs and kindling. In our luxury self-catering cottages, The Broch and The Rock House, you will also be provided with a welcome pack of mostly Hebridean delicacies, which may include Smoked Salmon, Fruitcake, Oatcakes, Wine, as well as some quality toiletries and bath robes. You will be provided with a list of these items along with your booking confirmation.
What grocery facilities are nearby?  The nearest store is in Leverburgh, just 10 minutes drive from Borve, where the An Clachan community store provides groceries and fuel.  At Tarbert, about 20 minutes drive, there are two stores, John Morrison & AD Munro grocers, as well as a petrol station. Full supermarkets — Tesco and the Coop — are in Stornoway, which is about 70 minutes drive from Borve.