Ullapool is packed with small independent B&Bs and holiday homes as well as larger hotels. This page highlights our favourite holiday accommodation in Ullapool which we have discovered over the years. There are a few big hotels; The Royal and The Caledonian are some of the best hotels in Scotland. However, your best bet when visiting is to stick to smaller accommodation. We’ve found B&B hosts to be really helpful and knowledgeable and it has really made our trips in the past!
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A traditional cottage is a cost-friendly and comfortable way to holiday in the United Kingdom and particularly in Scotland. Ullapool boasts beautiful views and equally beautiful cottages. For a home away from home, stay in a cottage and experience Ullapool like a true local.
Our Favourite: Dunvegan House
This is where we have stayed the last five years in Ullapool. The house is brilliant with the comfiest bed I have ever slept in – seriously!
Dunvegan House is fully furnished and includes a longe, dining room and big kitchen, equipped with all the utensils you would need for cooking a well-earned meal after a day spent on the beach.
3 bedrooms, powerful showers, a massive garden (perfect for my wee dog Milo) and right across from the seafood shack, near the heart of the town.Check Online Availability
Recharge your batteries after a long day of Scottish site-seeing at The Ben.
This beautiful cottage across the water from Ullapool, has stunning views of Loch Broom and it comes with all the extras that you need for a self-catering stay, including free wifi.
Guests have access to an electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge, microwave, washing machine and can even enjoy a home-cooked meal on the outdoor seating area which overlooks the loch.Check Online Availability
For accommodation right on Ullapool’s sea front, St Enodoc cottage is the place to stay. St Enodoc is a traditional and charismatic cottage with an open fire, modern kitchen, dining room and spectacular sea views across Loch Broom.
This cottage is definitely worth the visit!Check Online Availability
Beach House Ullapool
To experience Ullapool in an original fishing cottage then book Beach House. This cottage has been in the same family for over 100 years. Full of original features; this property has lots of history to offer.
The cottage leads straight to the beach and has a large balcony on the first floor perfect to take in the beauty of the Summer Isles. The patio to the rear of the cottage is great for BBQ’s!Book Direct
With views across to the Summer Isles, Broomfield Holiday Park is a great place to camp. Located within walking distance to the nearest shops, restaurants and bars this campsite is ideal to stay close to the excitement of the town. Ullapool hosts a variety of festivals each year which are not to be missed!
Bring your tent, caravan or motorhome to Broomfield Holiday Park (and your pets of course), and you’ll meet plenty of friendly locals and other visitors.
Whether you’re pitching up or simply stopping over before further travel northbound to the Hebrides, Broomfield Park has been accommodating campers for over 50 years and is situated on one of the best spots in Ullapool.
Enjoy the sunset and take in the breath-taking views!Book Direct
Ullapool Youth Hostel
Ullapool Youth Hostel is great for groups of visitors, for those travelling on their own and of course, families. The Hostel is situated on the North Coast 500 and is walking distance to local shops and restaurants.
Ullapool hostel has all the essential self-catering and washroom facilities. A continental breakfast is provided if you choose. You can pick from a variety of room sizes to meet your requirements and size of party.
Bike storage facilities are also available. Free wifi included and free parking! Ullapool’s Youth Hostel is a great base to return to after your adventures.Check Online Availability
Hotels in Ullapool
Hotels in Ullapool Scotland are another way to experience your stay in the Scottish Highlands. Perhaps you want to save the bother of self-catering and enjoy the breakfast buffets or appreciate an evening drink at the bar! Have a hassle-free holiday in hotels, Ullapool.
Star Pick: The Ceilidh Place
You are guaranteed to have a good night’s sleep at the Ceilidh Place in Ullapool. Guests who have visited here have raved about its comfortable rooms and welcoming staff.
This cosy hideaway is not far from the Ullapool ferry terminal – making it an ideal location for travelling tourists and My Voyage Scotland’s star pick!
What’s more, the Ceilidh Place often treats its guests to live music and art exhibitions and is well known for being a cultural hub for its locals.Book Direct
The Royal Hotel is one of the most popular and premier hotels in Ullapool and indeed in the Scottish Highlands. What was previous a Coaching Inn, the Royal Hotel offers spectacular views across Loch Broom.
This Ullapool hotel has a fantastic dinner menu and waterfront bar which holds a variety of rare malt whiskies and a range of beers and gins to quench your thirst after a day of hiking.
The hotels offers an array of premier and executive bedrooms. Whether you’re in need of a single bed, twin beds or a family suite, the Royal Hotel can accommodate you.
Situated just of Garve Road Ullapool, the Royal hotel is an easy and accessible place to visit and stay, free parking and free wifi is always a plus!Book Direct
The Caledonian Hotel
The Caledonian Hotel is located in the centre of Ullapool and is only a short walk from ferry terminal which will take you to Stornoway. Is minutes of Garve Road – Very handy!
This bespoke hotel comes with free wifi and dedicated kids’ meals; the whole family is bound to have a good stay. The outdoor garden is a great place to enjoy the evening or the inside bar is a good alternative if it’s a rainier day.
The hotel’s central location is brilliant for perusing the local shops in Ullapool and spectating the many events the town hosts, so you won’t miss out on the festivities.Check Online Availability
The Arch Inn
Ullapool’s ferry terminal, harbour and golf club are all close by to The Arch Inn, making it one of our top picks for places to stay in Ullapool.
The Inn is a great hub for travellers that want to explore the Scottish Highlands and location is not its only benefit. While visiting Arch Inn make a stop off at Isle Martin and the Lael Forest Garden.
The food in here is also unreal! Fresh ‘spineys’, scallops and other fish dishes all served with Loch Broom in the background!Check Online Availability
The Ferry Boat Inn
Located on Shore Street in Ullapool, The Ferry Boat Inn is just a short stroll away from the harbour. If you are travelling during your time in Scotland, you can catch a ferry here to Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis.
Known for its great food and excellent service, you are in for a treat at The Ferry Boat Inn. The Inn’s Blue Kazoo restaurant is a favourite with seafood fans, as it serves local fish and fresh shellfish.
This is one of the hotels in Ullapool that books up fast, so make sure you secure your place here in advance.Check Online Availability
Staying in a cosy bed and breakfast is a great alternative to a hotel! Appreciate the unique experience that a bed and breakfast has to offer through their charm and character.
Ardvreck House in Ullapool is the perfect spot for those travelling to the town to enjoy outdoor activities like hiking and cycling.
After a long day you can sit back and relax in the shared lounge or in the garden and enjoy the stunning views this part of the United Kingdom has to offer.Check Online Availability
Views from The Sheiling are incredible, this is the perfect getaway location for couples that want to relax and enjoy the wonders of the Scottish Highlands.
The accommodation is highly rated for its excellent breakfast options and its onsite sauna; which guests here love! Find the Sheiling on Garve Road, Ullapool!Check Online Availability
Clachan Farmhouse B&B
Clachan Farmhouse is a delightful bed and breakfast situated 7 miles outside Ullapool, the perfect place to immerse yourself in the countryside. Family friendly too!
The bed and breakfast includes a separate entrance to your part of the house, an open fire, Sky TV and plenty of books to keep you entertained indoors. A continental breakfast is provided every morning – a great way to fuel you for your adventures!
If you intend to travel The Cape Wrath Trail this farmhouse is an ideal place to find relief and relax after your hike.Check Online Availability
Croft No.8 Bed & Breakfast
Croft No.8 bed and breakfast is situated in a lovely location up the coast from Ullapool providing a secluded, scenic and friendly stay slightly out of town.
For parents who are dreaming of a child-free holiday then this B & B is the spot for you! With a large terrace facing the loch you can take in the spectacular sunsets and appreciate the peace and quiet!
The essentials are covered with free parking and free wifi – all you need to do is take in the tranquil view!Check Online Availability
Ullapool Self Catering
Ullapool’s Self-catering accommodation gives you the freedom and flexibility to organise your days and more specifically your meals! Self-catering accommodation is ideal for larger parties, families and especially for your furry companions! Self-catering accommodation is also brilliant for free parking.
In the heart of Ullapool lies Crofton Cottage, a picturesque and idyllic looking house which sits on one of the oldest streets in Ullapool. Full of character, Crofton Cottage is beautifully situated on a street lined with cherry trees and is very close to Loch Broom.
Crofton cottage may appear quaint on the outside but has been renovated with a contemporary feel within. The cottage has a fully equipped kitchen, big dining table, comfortable living room and free parking of course.
It hosts up to four people and has two bedrooms with king sized double beds, detachable if necessary. Perfect for relaxing after a day of exploring Ullapool!Book Direct
Postie’s Path Cottage
In a great location, Postie’s Path Cottage is close to all your amenities, restaurants, bars and of course the loch.
This cottage has two bedrooms, a bathroom (hairdryer included), a TV to relax in front of in the evenings and a kitchen so you can cook and eat as you please – which could be also on the garden/ patio area.
Postie’s Path Cottage offers private and free parking which is great if you’re touring around the Highlands.Check Online Availability
Things to do in Ullapool
Ullapool is a bustling town in the Highlands with plenty going on. We’ve put together a comprehensive guide to Ullapool with our list of the top things to do in Ullapool.View Things to Do in Ullapool