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Swallow's Roost

Kilnaughton, The Oa PA42 7AX, Scotland
Swallow's Roost
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

4 of us stayed 2 nights in May 2015 Probably one of best B& B you could find Susan was great hostess fresh baking and tea on arrival Lovely clean rooms Lovely large lounge Free to come and go all day We will be booking same place again when we next go to Islay Many Thanks Susan and Ralph (... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights in May 2015, and our stay was perfect in every way. Susan was a wonderful host, and Swallows Roost provided such a magical location (the island itself is so special of course, but the location of SW is simply breathtaking). Great breakfast, comfortable room, lovely relaxing room ... and a special view each day of... More 

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Morden, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My wife and I had the great pleasure of staying at Swallow's Roost October 23 - 26, 2014. The house is beautiful, spotless, with all amenities and offers unbelievable hilltop views of the bay and of Port Ellen. Our host in Susan's absence was her husband, David, who was most gracious indeed, and very knowledgable of the island and it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights in king size room. The room is very spacious with a fantastic view of the sea and Port Ellen. The guests lounge also has great views over the sea. The continental breakfasts were very substantial with plenty of choice. Susan the host was very welcoming and helpful. There is lots to see and do in the... More 

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Leusden, The Netherlands
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This B&B has stunning see views, very cosy and comfortable rooms and a lounge for the guests to use. Owner Susan is very welcoming and friendly and even made us tea with biscuits and chocolate upon arrival and a wee dram at the second night. Really recommendable and we would love to come again one day.

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Stayed at Swallows Roost for three nights in June. What a treat. Welcoming hosts, large, clean room with use of a massive guest's lounge. All situated high above the sea with spectacular views. A extensive continental breakfast was served in guest's dining room. A special visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We stayed on Islay for 4 nights in early June. Swallows Roost was by far the best place we stayed in during 5 weeks of travel in Ireland and the UK. The location certainly contributed to this, with the wonderful views. The bedroom was large and clean, the bed was very comfortable and the ensuite was spotless (and serviced daily).... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I travelled to Islay with my mum and stayed at Swallow's Roost for two nights. The drive up the hill is well worth it. The position overlooking Port Ellen and the water is stunning. The accommodation is first rate - lovely rooms, ensuites and a generous visitors' lounge with a view - but the real gem of this B&B is... More 

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Wexford, Ireland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Rarely write reviews but had to after our stay here in late May. View from B & B was spectacular, as was the service and breakfast. Susan was very accommodating and Ralph had been generous enough to give us a lift when we were stuck. Overall, I would consider this one of the best experiences at a B & B... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Susan made us very welcome from the moment we arrived. Swallow's Roost is situated high up, overlooking Port Ellen - a stunning view on a clear day. The house is new and is finished to a high standard. Our large bedroom had the same stunning view and the bed was very comfortable. We also had the use of a large,... More 

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