For the adventurous (and those who enjoy camping), you can stay in the Yurt (available May-September). The Yurt is a canvas framed circular structure based on a Mongolian design. It is erected on the North side of the island, in a secluded bay called Cairidh, which has a small beach and views to the islands of Rum and Canna. It has a wooden floor and a small wood-burning stove in the centre for heating and water, and a small gas stove (with 2 hobs and a grill) is provided for cooking.
Sandavore shepard's Bothy is located at the foot of the Sgurr hills in an isolated spot overlooking the sea to Ardnamurchan. While being away from it all it is within walking distance of the pier where the shop, tearoom and craft shop are located.
It offers basic self-catering accommodation for up to 4 people in a renovated shephard's dwelling. It is a one room building divided into two by low dividing wall and the fire place. The living area has a wood burning stove, settee and chair, table and stools.
The bothy is a traditional one-roomed stone building & is situated in the crofting township of Cuagach which is at the north end of the island overlooking Laig Bay with fine views of Rum.
It has 2 sleeping platforms (1 at each end of the room each with a double mattress) which are accessed by ladder. There is also a single bed & a single futon downstairs At one end is a multi fuel stove which heats the water for the kitchen sink & shower. Cooking is by calor gas stove (4 rings, oven & grill). All cooking utensils &crockery etc provided. Off the main room is a small extension which houses toilet & shower.
A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at Millhouse which is situated near Loch Bhasapol and Cornaig beach.
Excellent, 4 Star VisitScotland, self catering accommodation is provided in either the renovated farmhouse (3 double/family rooms) or the converted barn (2 twin/double rooms plus 2 dorms). The kitchens/dining areas are very well equipped and there are picnic tables outside to enjoy the balmy evenings and amazing sunsets. An ideal base for spectacular beach and machair walks, birdwatching, wild flowers and looking for seals and basking sharks in the bays.
The new Rum Bunkhouse offers quality and affordable accommodation on the beautiful Isle of Rum. Situated at the foot of the Rum Cullin, the bunkhouse is the best place to start your adventure in the hills and to return and put your feet up! Our facilities include two catering standard kitchens, a spacious living room equipped with a wood burning stove, plenty of showers and a great drying room. Camping cabins and the campsite are also bookable as well. For more info and availability check out our website.
The Glebe Barn Hostel & Outdoor Centre is a conversion of a 19th century barn with magnificent views across to the mainland. We provide comfortable self-catering accommodation for large groups, families and individual backpackers. We have been awarded 4 star status by the Scottish Tourist Board, and hold a Silver Award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme.
An Independent Hostel recommended to the Ramblers Association, the Glebe Barn is a fabulous base from which to explore the Isle of Eigg.
The Bunkhouse is a self-catering hostel which can also be hired as a holiday cottage, or as a base for a camping group. It overlooks Port Mor, where the ferry boats arrive, and is near to The Craft Shop/Restaurant and to the island's hotel. It has three bedrooms, with beds not bunks; 2 twin rooms and 1 double.There is a fully-equipped kitchen with a gas cooker and a fridge; a bath/shower room, and a small living room, where the focal point is the oil-fired rayburn stove which heats the water and emanates constant warmth. There are cards, games, and a wide selection of books.