Staying at The Decca Self Catering Cottages

What do you provide?

All the bathrooms have Highland Soap Company, soap, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner. We also provide enough toilet paper for your stay.

We also provide a welcome basket of bread, milk, black pudding, butter, eggs and tablet or shortbread. We get local products where available.

All towels and linens are also provided.

Can we have groceries delivered ahead of time?

Both the co-op and tesco can deliver groceries  to The Decca. The co-op is a bit easier. The Co-op can generally deliver with one days notice (not on Sunday though). You can place your order online at Tesco will also deliver but it can be difficult to get a time slot. You can order and pay through their website If you choose to have anything delivered we just ask that you give us a heads up to expect your shopping.

When is Check-in/ Check-out?

Check-in is anytime after 4pm and check-out is before 10am.

Can I get an early check-in/ late check-out?

If we can make it work we will try to accomodate check-in/check-out requests. Communication is key though, so please give us as much notice as possible. Our cleaner generally turns up at 10am sharp and has to be paid even if your not ready to leave. We charge a £40 fee if the cleaner has to wait around.

Do the cottages have washing machines?

The Muirneag Cottage has a washing machine but the Fianais Cottage does not. Due to how the kitchens are plumbed there’s only space for one plumbed appliance. Muirneag has a washing machine and Fianais has a dishwasher. There is shared hanging space outside and both cottages have a clothes horse. There is a laundrette in Cross around 2.5 miles from us.

Can we park our motorhome at The Decca?

Unfortunately, we have limited parking at The Decca so have to reserve those spaces for guests.

Can we bring pets to The Decca?

Unfortunately, we have a strict no pets policy.

I’m coming on a Sunday. What is open?

On Lewis, Sundays are traditionally a day of rest. Therefore the restaurants, pubs and shops are generally closed. There are also no deliveries on Sundays. Please plan ahead if arriving on a Sunday. If you are expecting to have groceries or drinks delivered please plan to have them delivered before Sunday. We are happy to hold onto items for you (within reason, if you’re getting a large amount of items that need refrigerated we need to make sure we have space).  Cross Inn does serve meals on Sundays, but with limited hours (12:30-4:30pm), so plan ahead!

Are you not doing bed & breakfast?

Due to Covid concerns we’ve decided not to do bed and breakfast for the remainder of 2021 or 2022.