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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lovely hotel”(14 reviews)
“lobster”(14 reviews)
“langoustines”(12 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Relatively new hotel so all fixtures and furnishings look the part Welcomed by a lovely lady at reception and room was really nice and had everything u need. Brilliant shower and bath Not far from ferry terminal in Port Ellon which can be very handy....More

Thank garysutherlandfrog
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are travelling to Islay, stay at The Islay Hotel. Our room was wonderful, with a great view, and a very comfortable bed. The staff are incredibly friendly, and the food is top notch. If you are lucky enough to be there when they...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were on Islay for 4 days and our dinner at the Islay Hotel was outstanding. Best meal on the whole island. Proper classically cooked dishes packed with flavour from local ingredients. A must visit!

Thank Nicola O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent two nights at The Islay Hotel. The Hotel is conveniently located on the doorstep of the Port Ellen ferry terminal. The staff could not be more friendly or helpful (e.g. kindly took us to a Distillery when issues with our Taxi). Ate in the...More

Thank SinBolsillos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place offers the best place to sleep and eat in Port Ellen. Despite not having heavy competition, it keeps good standards! The bar has a impressive selection of Islay whiskeys, with possibility to try Port Ellen by the glass. Would recommend to go somewhere...More

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I am not sure I understand the question, but I believe there was a coffee maker in each room. Also the towels were on a heated rack as I recall.
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"Go platinum if you can."
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"Ones at front will have a view of the harbour area"
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"You might ask for a harbour view. Mine was at the back but still had views and was a nice room."
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"If you expect a sea view, prepare to be disappointed. There might be from an even more expensive room."
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