The underground Hobbit House accommodations make an ideal place for single travellers, couples, families and small groups - a home away from home under the ground for one or more nights.
There are two options;
The Barrel House
2 person Hobbit House
Inside the lower Hobbit House you will find twin beds, a bench seats and wooden table, bedside shelves, small drawers and under bed storage. There is solar powered LED lighting, a charging socket and a panel heater.
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The Round House
4 person Hobbit House
Inside the upper Hobbit House there are beds for up to 4 persons (2 singles and a sofa which can be used as a third single or made up as a double bed). This versatile layout inside allows for a customised sleeping arrangement depending on how many are in your group. There is also a coffee table as well as storage space for all your belongings - bedside shelves, dresser and camping cupboard. There is solar powered LED lighting, a charging socket and a wall mounted panel heater.
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Outside both Hobbit Houses there is a recycled picnic table, BBQ and fire pit.
When staying at Skye Hobbit Houses you are surrounded by the Red Cuillins (Beinn Dearg Mor and Beinn Dearg Beag) and the Black Cuillin ridge. Bla Bheinn rises majestically in front of you and no matter the weather you will be amazed at the view. With views down over Loch Slapin and out towards the Isle of Eigg and the tips of Isle of Rum cuillins you will be spoilt for choice for views.
Located nearby is the compost toilet (full instructions given).
If travelling by car you can park near to the Hobbit House.
If needed, an underground kitchen is only a short distance away. (see below for extras)
Our 'off the grid' underground shower and toilet facilities are also available. (see below for extras)
The basic tariff is:
£20 per person, per night
This price covers staying in either of our one-of-a-kind underground Hobbit House shelters.
Includes: a pillow with pillowcase, drinking water, solar electricity for lights and gadget charging and use of the nearby compost toilet.
You are getting a unique experience indeed!
Located a short walk away is a separate building suitable for drying wet gear and storing bicycles. There is also a game shed which has a pool table, dart board and football table for guests to use as well as a variety of books, games and jigsaws which can be taken back to the accommodation.
COVID UPDATE - Restricted use of drying room/games shed.
Guests can also take advantage of free wifi internet access in our reception when open or in our internet shed if they have their own wireless device with them.
COVID UPDATE - reception is closed but wifi shed is available for Hobbits only.
Shops, launderette, bank, post office and medical facilities are available in Broadford.
There is strictly No Smoking allowed inside any of the underground areas. Please dispose of your cigarette butts responsibly in the ashtrays provided to help the environment.
£5 per person, per stay. If you don't have your own bedding/sleeping bag you can hire sheets and duvets from us for the duration of your stay.
Please select this option when booking so your bedding is ready for your arrival.
If you bring your own bedding/sleeping bag there is no extra charge.
If needed, all-weather kitchen facilities are located a short walk away in our underground kitchen with gas hob, oven, fridge, microwave, kettle and toaster. There are also sinks for the dishes. Per night charge includes use of facilities for that night's dinner and the following morning's breakfast. Price covers gas, electric, hot water and all utensils/pans/crockery/cutlery are provided. You can eat here at the table or take your food back to eat outside your Hobbit House. Drinking water is also provided.
Alternatively, charcoal for the BBQ can be bought at reception or at the local supermarket in Broadford (or bring some with you).