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    The Island Bear Bed and Breakfast

    The Island Bear Shore Street, Bowmore PA43 7LB, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent82%
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    • Average1%
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    “b b” (19 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 46 reviews

    Reviewed 22 August 2017

    We were privileged to stay in is lovely, husband and wife run B&B and were warmly welcomed. It is situated in Bowmore which is pretty central to all places on Islay and has all the amenities you would require when on holiday. The B&B was...More

    Thank tommyandgaylor
    Management response:Responded 9 September 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to write such an excellent review. So glad you enjoyed your time on Islay. It was a pleasure meeting you both. Should you plan to return to Islay we would love to welcome you back to The Island Bear....More

    Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for 5 nights. Our landlady kindly added an extra bed for our son when my husbands plans changed and he was able to join us at short notice. This is a very comfortable, clean, modern B&B. Breakfasts were great and the hosts...More

    Thank susandino
    Management response:Responded 9 September 2017

    Hi Susan. We really appreciate you taking the time to write such an excellent review. So glad you enjoyed your stay on Islay. It was a pleasure having your family to stay and would welcome you back anytime. Kind regards Fiona

    Reviewed 16 July 2017

    Booked 2 nights here to explore Islay for the first time. Arrived later than planned but were greeted pleasantly with our host Fiona. The Island Bear has under gone a refurbishment and its of a high standard and very comfortable. We had a room in...More

    Thank Tracy R
    Management response:Responded 9 September 2017

    Thank you Tracy for taking the time to write such an excellent review. So glad you enjoyed your time on Islay. We would more than happy to welcome you back should you decide to visit Islay again. Kind regards Fiona

    Reviewed 17 June 2017

    Lovely place, comfortable rooms and fantastic breakfasts. I had a lovely stay, and would happily stay there again. Couple of minor points, I had to keep room window open as very warm and so you do get a lot of street noise, maybe the rooms...More

    1  Thank Irene L
    Management response:Responded 6 July 2017

    Hi Irene. Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. We appreciate our guests comments and take them on board in order to make improvements and now offer a choice of teas. We are sorry you found it too warm, however,...More

    Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

    Went in Scotland at Islay with few pilot friends, and we slept 2 nights at Bear B&b. Fiona was really kind and cheaper than other b&b we visited at Bowmore. Moreover the rooms are all new and very comfy. Just the wifi is pretty slow,...More

    Thank Nicolas P
    Management response:Responded 6 July 2017

    Hi Nicolas - Thank you for taking the time to write such an excellent review. We are sorry about the Wifi but that is one of the downfalls of living on an island, we do not have Fibre Broadband, although we are told it is...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
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    • US$86 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
    • Location
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    • Scotland >
    • The Hebrides >
    • Islay >
    • Bowmore
    • Also Known As
    • The Island Bear Bed And Breakfast Bowmore, Islay
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms on second floor or rear might be quieter"
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    "Only 3 rooms to choose from and all great."
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    "All rooms have similar facilities and may cater for double/twin bedded accomodation"
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    "Stairs and the need to duck low ceiling around one side of bed might make this unsuitable for elderly/disabled"
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