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Argyll Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Isle of Iona, PA76 6SJ, Scotland
Argyll Hotel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Black Isle Rossshire
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We stayed here for two nights in September with four friends from USA and England and we had a memorable holiday! The views from the hotel overlook the sea towards Mull and it is only a few minutes walk from the ferry. Our weather was superb with sunshine and continual blue skies and we all loved Iona. Our hotel rooms... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We called at the hotel at about 1130 and enjoyed delicious soups with cheese and herb scones. The service was fab and we sat in the sun lounge and enjoyed a lovely view over the water towards Mull. Highly recommend this oasis.

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sarah I'm delighted to hear that you had such a pleasant stop with us! Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The Argyll is a lovely old hotel on the Isle of Iona, overlooking the water crossing back to the Isle of Mull. Our room was very comfortable with a nice ensuite. Staff were friendly and very helpful. We had dinner in the restaurant and the food was superb. Continental breakfast was generous. Highly recommended.

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review! We really appreciate you taking the time. More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We have just come back from three marvellous days on Iona and thank owners Rob & Wendy so much for the perfect stay in every way. They are both so relaxed and calm yet think of the effort they make to run this absolute gem of a hotel. The fact that they are on an island off another island on... More 

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peter It was lovely to welcome you both back again and point out some of the changes since your last visit. We really enjoy sharing the hotel with all of our guests, and it's lovely to receive appreciation for our efforts. Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review, and we look forward to seeing... More 

Hickory, NC
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76 reviews 76 reviews
22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Admittedly the choice of accommodations on Iona are limited. Our room was tiny and the only window was broken and would not close. It stayed open a few inches for the three nights we were there. The shower was good and the staff friendly and helpful. It is only about a three minute walk to the ferry. Our room was... More 

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. I apologise for the window, but a new one has been installed now. I am glad that you found the staff very helpful and enjoyed the lounges and coal fire. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stopped off briefly for coffee and cake before boarding the ferry back to Mull. What a lovely, quirky, cosy hotel. The manger who attended to us was welcoming and helpful. We had a peek in the dining room which looked very nice with a stylish, pleasing ambience. Some small lounges with comfy settees and bookcases looked like the perfect... More 

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad to enjoyed you time to stop and stare for a wee while over the beautiful sound of Iona and hope you might be tempted one day to come and bide a while longer with us! More 

England
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100 reviews 100 reviews
20 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We stopped at the Argyll Hotel for a quick lunch before boarding the ferry back to the Isle of Mull. As it was a little late - or maybe as the place was rather full - it took our hosts a little while to confirm we could actually sit for lunch, but once we did they were very serviceable and... More 

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

What a wonderful review - thank you so much! We are lucky to have our own baker here, so the chocolate brownies are made on site. They should be just as good next time you visit. We look forward to you coming and staying with us on your next visit and entertaining you some more. More 

Ampleforth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Argyll Hotel far exceeded the high expectations we had from the website. Simply the friendliest and most service helpful service we've ever received, but without being intrusive. We had the family room with a wonderful view of the sea. Although the room itself was quite small it was comfortable and there was adequate space for storing all the waterproofs... More 

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

I am very happy that your stay with us was so enjoyable. It was a pleasure to meet you both, and much easier to help you as you informed us about the silent retreat aspect as soon as you arrived. You can now book online through our website which should make it easier to plan ahead. Thank you for taking... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Excellent food; friendly, helpful and welcoming staff; very good service; room comfortable with en suite bathroom and bath; location ideal for ferry and Abbey and exploring the rest of the island. Highly recommend

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bariom, Your kind comments are very much appreciated. Thank you for your lovely review. More 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I know about the Argyl Hotel from some research i did before we went up the the Highlands and Islands. we had not realy planned to stay on Iona and had not booked anything either. we went over on the ferry called into the Argyl for Lunch, out of curiosity we asked if a room was available, only one room... More 

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stuart, Thanks for taking the time to review us. Very curious about the dream where you saw the view and then got it from our room! We look forward to welcoming you back when you come to Iona again. More 

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