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The Old Excise House

Laphroaig PA42 7DS, Scotland
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The Old Excise House
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Miramar, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Emma and Ron have created a truly warm and welcoming B & B out of the "Old Excise House" on Islay. Directly across the road from a spectacular coastline and strategically placed near the world's best scotch distilleries, this spectacular house is relaxing and secluded (aka quiet) yet within minutes of great restaurants, fun pubs, unlimited nature walks, hikes and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be the best B&B experience we have ever had. Ron and Emma keep an impeccable house. It is full of charm and warmth without being overt. We had two nights in June and were given the most delicious breakfast with hand made jams, scones, muffins...I could go on but I think you will see from the other... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am writing this whilst sipping a fine Islay Ale on the Ferry from Port Ellen to Kennacraig, as the last sight of Laphroaig, Lagavulen, and Ardbeg distilleries slip behind their headlands, and having had the most wonderful time exploring Islay's many treasures and staying with Emma and Ron at the Old Excise House B & B - or by... More

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Sheffield, UK
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second trip to the Old Excise House, and it was like returning to see old friends. Ron and Emma are warm and welcoming without being overbearing and Emma's baking is fantastic. They're also both great sources of information about the island, and really keen to help and make sure you have a great time. Since our vist... More

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This B&B is among the loveliest property of any type I've visited. Ron and Emma are the loveliest hosts, warm and welcoming, but eager for you to go and do. Their home is well curated and beautiful, but comfortable and warm as well. The food Emma whips up for breakfast is superb and when we had to leave early for... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Ron and Emma were truly incredible hosts and made our anniversary an unforgettable experience!! Their attention to detail was second to none and they even helped us make plans on the isle from dinner reservations to distillery tours.Thank you!

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Ron and Emma took care of all of the details to make our trip to Islay comfortable and memorable. We were on a special diet at the time, and Emma still managed to make breakfasts that were absolutely delicious! I am still not sure how she managed to make such a scrumptious vegan cake. I think there was probably some... More

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

It's all been said before in previous reviews :) Emma and Ron made us feel very welcome and their clever setup easily makes you forget it's not your own place. Wood burner is a great touch. Breakfast is fantastic. Would definitely return. Thanks for making it a very memorable birthday!

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London, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Our sincere thanks go to Emma and Ron for hosting us for our stay on Islay at The Old Excise House. They are wonderful, enthusiastic hosts who go out of their way to ensure that you have everything you could possibly need or want during your stay with them. They've made the Old Excise House an elegant and welcoming home... More

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Montreal, Canada
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Oh what a lovely stay we had at The Old Excise House. Emma and Ron are an absolute delight, nothing is too much trouble, they obviously love what they are doing. The room (we had the Texa room with a shower) - very comfortable, light, airy, a wonderful view, and delightfully decorated. Then there is breakfast..... Emma bakes something new... More

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Address: Laphroaig PA42 7DS, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Laphroaig
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Luxury Bed and Breakfast accommodation in former Excise Officers house for Laphroaig distillery, on the beautiful Hebridean Isle of Islay. Warm welcome, quality en-suite accommodation with fantastic sea views and good local food. ... more   less 
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