Trip Advisor Excellence Award

May 28th, 2011

We are very proud to have been awarded a Trip Advisor Excellence Award for 2011. This is thanks to all our lovely guests who have written such great reviews of their stay at The Spoons. Thank you to you all for taking the time to write a review and for all your kind comments. We really do appreciate it!

A Very Merry Christmas and A Wonderful 2011…

December 21st, 2010

…to all our past, present & future guests at The Spoons. 2010 has been another incredible year. We have been priviledged to have such great people to stay with us. It has been a delight to meet you all and we thank  you for your kind words and appreciation. We look forward to welcoming back 2009 and 2010 guests and we can’t wait to meet all our new 2011 guests!!!

Wishing you all a Wonderful Christmas and Spoons Full of Snowy Skye Love…

Marie, Ian, Sim, Malin & of course the chickens, ducks, bees and sheep xxx

The Independent’s Stylish Winter Boltholes includes The Spoons

November 15th, 2010

Last Saturday The Independent did a round up of stylish places to stay this winter in the UK. We were really pleased to be included.

http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/uk/a-warm-welcome-the-uks-most-stylish-winter-boltholes-2126326.html

The Spoons will stay open throughout the winter except for; Christmas when we will close from 20th until the 27th December inclusive and then later in the year from the 15th until the 20th February inclusive. Apart from that we are open as usual so why not come and enjoy some winter wilderness in luxury on Skye…

The Guardian Reviews The Spoons

September 13th, 2010

In August we had a wonderful write up in the travel section of The Guardian courtesy of Rhiannon Batten who stayed with us last year. To see article go to

http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2010/aug/07/the-spoons-skye-scotland

We hope you enjoy the review as much as we do!

Hazell Designs Books for The Spoons

April 2nd, 2010

This week The Travelling Bookbinder, Rachel Hazell, installed a bespoke collection of box framed works for The Spoons’ walls. Each unique piece has been created using found papers, old maps and manuscript paper;  inspired by the Isle of Skye. Having stayed at The Spoons last year Rachel wanted to evoke the very particular experience  in papery detail. To see this special exhibition you’ll have to come and stay! Or visit her website

http://www.hazelldesignsbooks.co.uk

Her work is available to commission; we love it!

Book binding in luxury at The Spoons

March 11th, 2010

Create your own Epicurean A-Z : a hand bound dictionary made in five star luxury.

Rachel Hazell The Travelling Book Binder will be running a Book Art workshop in Luxury at The Spoons from the 12th to the 16th October this year.

Limited to a small number of delectable binders (no previous experience required); four nights, breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner –  from £600 per person –  initial enquiries to: www.hazelldesignsbooks.co.uk/contact.php

The Spoons on Skye in 2010 Michelin Guide!

February 1st, 2010

Ian and Marie are over the moon that The Spoons has been featured in the 2010 Michelin Guide. It is so rewarding and fulfilling to have been recognised by Michelin within our first year of opening and we look forward to a busy and exciting 2010, welcoming our guests to The Spoons!

A short walk from The Spoons…

February 1st, 2010

Our neighbour Cailean MacLean took this beautiful photo a couple of weeks ago from Aird Bernisdale, looking across Loch Snizort. It’s just a leisurely 10 minute walk from The Spoons to this view and the seals are often to be seen basking on the rocks. Guests can enjoy a stroll down there before coming back to the luxury of The Spoons Breakfast!
To view more of Cailean’s photos go to: http://www.skye-media.com

The Spoons in Snow

January 11th, 2010

Scotland The Best features The Spoons

January 11th, 2010

We are delighted to be featured in the new edition of ” Scotland The Best” in the category of “The Best Skye Hotels”.

Peter Irvine describes The Spoons as “Small but all done beautifully. You’ll be lucky to get in. Egyptian cotton, home-made bread, fresh-laid eggs. All rather good really!”

Ian and I are really thrilled to be included in such a prestigious and iconic guide – Thank You!


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