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The Island Bear Bed and Breakfast

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  • Excellent80%
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“top floor”(3 reviews)
“small town”(2 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
Pool
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over for a short stay for golf and whisky exploration and stayed a night here. Absolutely lovely, friendly hosts in Fiona and Duncan, who couldn't do enough for us. Spotlessly clean and well maintained, everything you need for a comfortable stay. Room was on top...More

Thank Alan P
Response from Fiona M, Owner at The Island Bear Bed and BreakfastResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Alan. Thank you for talking the time to write a review it is much appreciated. Really pleased to hear our guests enjoy their time on our beautiful island. We both enjoyed your company and would be delighted to welcome you back next time you...More

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

1  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

1  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

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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US$86 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$86 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Top floor room for sea view."
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"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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