Welcome

Situated in the crofting township of Tolsta Chaolais on the Isle of Lewis, our cosy self catering holiday cottage provides a warm welcome no matter what the time of year.

Originally serving as the village Post Office, this traditional Hebridean cottage has been beautifully modernised. It now awaits both singles and couples who wish to get away from it all and discover the rugged beauty of the Outer Hebrides.

The Outer Hebrides stretch for 130 miles and look west to the Atlantic Ocean. A striking mix of landscapes, from windswept golden sands to harsh mountains and peat bogs exist in harmony. Here, at Europe’s edge, an elemental beauty pervades…

We are sure The Old Post Office will both charm and delight you.

Steve & Kim Mason

What Our Guests Say

  • A wonderful, comfortable, home from home. Everything you need, and more. Very nicely decorated, and a fantastic log burner. Excellent location for visiting the historic sights and beaches, would highly recommend

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    Andrew
    13/10/18
  • 5 star rating“Fabulous !” The Old Post Office is a credit to Kim and Steve, a stunning cottage in a beautiful location. Besides the high quality decor, furniture and fittings, it really does feel... read more

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    susiestod...
    28/09/18
  • Th hospitality and friendliness of the hosts, the stunning beauty of the village and the hills which surround it have made my visit to the Old Post Office the absolute... read more

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    Angela
    09/01/18
  • Steve and Kim are generous hosts and made us feel very welcome. The Old Post Office is very cosy, especially when you've been out it the wind, sleet and snow... read more

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    Colin
    12/02/18
  • Fantastic accommodation, all new amenities with everything you could need.

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    Chris
    13/10/17
  • Steve and Kim had made a real effort to make us feel welcome with lovely wee touches around the cottage. The cottage itself was stunning, cosy, clean and tidy... read more

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    Kathryn
    14/07/18
  • 5 star rating“Stunning, Stylish and 5-Star :D” What a beautiful property in the middle of a stunning little village Tolsta Chaolais. From the moment we arrived we were greeted by puppies from next door (adorable) and it... read more

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    324natali...
    10/06/18
  • We would describe this as luxury accommodation, the photographs do not do this place justice. The house was warm and cosy, very clean and had everything you needed- we were... read more

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    Georgie
    15/01/18
  • The Old Post office is a home away from home! It’s the best B and B we have stayed in (and we have travelled to lots of countries). The attention... read more

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    Helen
    18/07/18
  • Steve and Kim really went above and beyond to make our stay enjoyable. There were lots of lovely thoughtful touches when we arrived and when some bad weather rolled in... read more

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    Francesca
    08/12/17
  • Outstanding accommodation with wonderful hosts. The Old Post Office is in a truly spectacular village and the accommodation has everything you could possibly need and more - toiletries, all kitchen... read more

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    Blue
    31/03/18
  • Wir haben das Haus genau so angetroffen wie im Internet beschrieben. Es ist einfach umwerfend eingerichtet. Die Badewanne im Schlafzimmer und der Kamin sind sehr schön bei schlechtem Wetter. Kim... read more

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    Irene
    21/07/18
  • Steve and Kim are very friendly and generous hosts, it was lovely to meet them at check in and they gave us lots of tips for exploring the island. The... read more

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    Chris
    04/04/18
  • The owners have done a wonderful job creating a perfect holiday space. You felt at home from the moment you stepped through the front door.

    We would go back... read more

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    Ewan
    27/03/18
  • The Old Postoffice is everything you want in a accommodation, and more.

    It has a great bed, a great kitchen, washing machine with dryer option, dishwasher, a great bathroom with delicious... read more

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    Peter
    07/09/17
  • 5 star rating“Excellent accomodation in a lovely location.” A relaxing and quiet spot, the ideal "get away from it all" location, but still an accessible base to explore all the main areas of the islands. Steve and Kim... read more

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    steve m
    12/08/18
  • You could not find a better place to live in Harris! This is from far the best B&B we have already been to.

    Everything is perfect, very clean and fully equipped.... read more

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    Aude
    18/09/18
  • A wonderful location and a fantastic place to stay with all the comforts you need if the weather is good or bad. Great homely touches and the hosts were very... read more

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    Mike
    05/05/18
  • 5 star rating“Perfect, perfect and then some! ” This place nails it on every level! Take your own food and drink and the rest is done for you and then some. It has some great bespoke, thoughtful touches... read more

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    Westy1971...
    14/04/18
  • 5 star rating“Amazing!!!” What can I say that hasn’t already been said. This is the perfect holiday rental. The village is lovely and all of the locals are very friendly, speaking to you... read more

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    clb1953
    16/01/19
  • Great stay! Lovely place - a real home from home with lots of thoughtful touches.

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    Francesca
    20/05/18
  • Fantastic, well appointed house in a beautiful location. Ideal for a couple. Good access to lots of tourist attractions and areas of natural beauty, particularly the beaches. Nice, friendly hosts.... read more

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    Ian
    05/11/17
  • Steve and Kim were kind, considerate, welcoming hosts and the property was absolutely fantastic. Stylish, cosy, immaculately clean and extraordinarily comfortable. After three nights at the Old Post Office, I... read more

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    Paul
    13/12/18
  • The owners Steve and Kim could not have been more helpful to our delightful stay in the Old Post Office. The cottage is very tastefuly decorated and supplied with every... read more

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    David
    12/06/18
  • No suggestions required, this place nails it on every level! Take your own food and drink and the rest is sorted and then some! Perfect location, perfect place, with many... read more

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    Victoria
    13/04/18
  • 5 star rating“Excellent in every way” An excellent holiday rental in one of the best locations on the Isle of Lewis. Wonderfully rural, peaceful and and scenic without being too remote to visit all the sights.... read more

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    Jasmine10...
    13/05/18
  • We spent a week at the Old Post Office and were delighted with our stay. We were made to feel very welcome by Kim and Steve and the property was... read more

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    Laura
    14/07/17
  • 5 star rating“Fantastic getaway” We had a fantastic stay at the old post office in October, just a shame about the weather! The cottage is very well equipped and has everything you could ever... read more

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    Morag G
    27/10/17
  • We had a great few days in Steve and Kim's cottage. Everything was great from the welcome gifts to the personal visit to make sure we were getting settled in... read more

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    Alan
    04/07/17
  • Spectacular stay in the most beautiful cottage and island. We could have not asked for anything more and Kim and Steve were fantastic when our ferry home got cancelled for... read more

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    Bethany
    03/11/18
  • Wunderschönes Ferienhaus, welches einem wie ein zuhause vorkommt, liebevolle Details und einfach perfekt, Steve und Kim sind äußerst zuvorkommend und wir hatten leider nur 3 sehr schöne Tage dort... einem... read more

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    Uwe
    08/08/18
  • This place is incredible. So homely and lots of thoughtful touches! The place truly like home, and was perfect to come back to after a day exploring the island. Responses... read more

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    Hannah
    24/10/18
  • The Old Post Office feels like home as soon as you step in. An excellent base for exploring, remote enough that you can see shooting stars! And a lovely log... read more

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    Matthew
    31/10/17
  • Das Old Post Office hat alle unsere Erwartungen weit übertroffen. Angefangen bei der top ausgestatteten Küche, aber das gemütliche Wohnzimmer mit Kamin bis zum stylischen Schlafzimmer mit Badewanne. Wir haben... read more

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    Klaus
    25/08/18
  • The Old Post Office, run by Kim and Steve is a beautiful place to spend a few days; the house is very high spec in the ideal location of Tolsta... read more

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    Bill
    17/07/17
  • Absolutely outstanding. This place exceeded our expectations and if we return to the Outer Hebrides there’ll be no other place to stay. The neighbourhood is in the perfect location... read more

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    Tanya
    09/07/18
  • The most gorgeous cottage I have ever come across. So cosy, clean and comfortable. Kim and Steve have created a lovely retreat that I am already planning to return to!... read more

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    Marilyn
    07/05/18
  • Absolutely stunning place to stay. It feels like a 5-star hotel with kitchen, surrounded sound TV and Netflix - plus a wee wine cellar fridge! Highly recommended to anyone visiting... read more

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    Steven
    21/04/18
  • The Old Post Office is a real gem - beautifully situated and with an interior that is extremely comfortable and stylish. Even when the Scottish weather is doing what it... read more

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    Natalie
    20/10/18
  • The Post Office is in the middle of nearly nowhere, and that's perfect. The space is thoughtfully designed with everything you need, and more. I really enjoyed the fire at... read more

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    Jemma
    29/04/18
  • The old Post Office is a great place to stay.

    It had a lot of nice touches, lovely crockery and cookware, very good log-burner. Great selection of books on the Outer... read more

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    Tom
    17/05/18
  • This place is fabulous! The welcoming touches are just lovely and we were very grateful for the hospitality shown us. Don't think of booking here, just do it!

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    Sharon J H
    24/04/18
  • Stayed at the old post office for 3 nights. This place is every bit as nice as the profile suggests. The old post house was beautifully decorated and adorned with... read more

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    Chris
    07/07/17
  • This is truly the best place to be if you want the real experience of the Outer Hebrides My friend and I went without a car for three days,... read more

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    Morgan
    20/02/18

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