Charleston House

Charleston HouseA warm welcome, innovative cuisine and a relaxing atmosphere are guaranteed in this character restaurant with rooms. Enjoy fish and shellfish from the sea, local Highland beef and lamb, complimented by a selection of fine wine. Charleston House is an imposing, listed house of character on the shore of Flowerdale Bay overlooking Gairloch harbour. Our Award Winning 'Creel Restaurant' specialises in fish and shellfish landed daily at the pier close by. Lobster and Oysters are a speciality of the house as are local Lamb, Wild Boar and Scotch Beef Steaks. Morag Walmsley is an accomplished Chef (finalist Scottish Hotel Chef of the Year 2005), serving delicious and excellent produce cooked with style. John, her husband, is a charming host and ensures that your stay is a relaxed and comfortable one. The licensed restaurant is open to non-residents. We are very sorry, but we cannot accommodate pets on the premises. Unfortunately, due to the age of the building, we do not have a lift. Ground floor access is available to 'The Creel Restaurant'


Hotel details

General information

Size : 4 rooms
Currency : GBP
Check-in: from 16:00 to 22:30
Check-out : 08:00 to 11:00


  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Free Parking
  • Heating
  • All Public and Private spaces non-smoking


  • Internet Services
  • Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Included

Food & Beverages

The Creel Restaurant (awarded a Gold Plate by Hotel Review Scotland) is small and relaxed with an open peat fire and cosy atmosphere. Ingredients are sourced locally wherever possible. The daily changing menu reflects seasonal availability of fish and shellfish. Lobsters, oysters, crab and langoustines are all specialities of the house as are our finest Highland lamb and beef.

A credit card is required as a guarantee.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge. 


Free Public parking is possible on site. 


Pets are not allowed. 

Location & area


IV21 2AH Gairloch

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Travel information

Turn first left before the harbour when approaching from South.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 2 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

VAT is included.  Service charge is included.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Full English breakfast is included in the room rate. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children under 4 years stay free of charge when using existing bedding.  All children under 2 years are charged GBP 5.00 per night and person for cots.  Extra beds are not available.  Maximum capacity of babycots in a room is 1. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy