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    The Islay Hotel

    18 Charlotte Street, Port Ellen PA42 7DF, Scotland
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    23/07/2017 24/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent52%
          • Very good31%
          • Average10%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible2%
          2 weeks ago
          “Restaurant is great! We didn't stay at the hotel though”
          8 May 2017
          “Islay hotel Port Ellen”
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
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          Bar/Lounge
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
          3.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 8 May 2017

          Well situated close to ferry terminal,recently refurbished to a high standard. Rooms well fitted out,excellent restaurant with excellent seafood and helpful staff. Breakfast especially good. A pleasant small town with easy access to rest of the island.

          Thank irrjar
          Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

          Enjoyed three nights at The Islay Hotel with my girlfriend. Excellent room with a comfy and spacious bed, very friendly and service minded staff and a good hotel restaurant. The breakfast was really good and we enjoyed two seafood dinners there. A very nice location...More

          Thank Tommy S
          Reviewed 21 April 2017

          This is i nice affordable hotel in Port Ellen nice, fresh and clean rooms ensuite bathroom, cosy beds, etc. Good restaurant on the ground floor, fairly good whisky bar. Nice food and breakfast. Newly renovated.

          Thank 250swede
          Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

          A 10/10 experience - we loved staying here. We were greeted by professional and friendly staff, who went out of their way to make us feel welcome. The room was spacious and very comfortable. The location was central. But then Port Ellen is small and...More

          1  Thank ML1975X
          Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

          Had a great meal here on Friday evening with friends they cater for every taste ( I'm a vegan ) they made me a lovely curry absolutely beautiful and the meals my friends ordered were also given a thumbs up so 10/10 for food and...More

          1  Thank AlexH64
          Islay House
          27 reviews
          #2 of 2 hotels in Bridgend
           
          Skerrols House
          128 reviews
          #1 of 7 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Bridgend
           
          Glenegedale Guest House
          518 reviews
          #1 of 1 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Glenegedale
           
          Lochside Hotel
          80 reviews
          #4 of 13 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Bowmore
           
          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
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          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Price range
          • US$167 - US$322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 13
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          • Islay >
          • Port Ellen
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          dazisaac
          Does anyone know if they have hair dryers in the rooms? Thanks
          4 March 2017|
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          Response from micksaxblack | Reviewed this property |
          Yes.
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          Elise H
          Hi...can you tell me which three distilleries you walked to from the Islay Hotel? Thanks you!
          27 October 2015|
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          Response from islayscotland | Reviewed this property |
          Laphroig lagavulan and Arbeg
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          r0ckyg2015
          are there kettles in every room also can you hire towels ?
          2 August 2015|
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          Response from TXJHawk | Reviewed this property |
          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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          "Room 11 was great for staying with a dog, plus has good views"
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          "quieter at back but not a major problem"
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          "Rooms 1 and 7 were great. Warm even in February."
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          "best views"
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