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The Bowmore House

Shore Street, Bowmore PA43 7LB, Scotland
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The Bowmore House
Ranked #1 of 13 Bowmore B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wow! From the minute my friend and I arrived to this beautiful property, the owners Allison and Andrew made us feel welcome and comfortable. All soon went out of her way to drive me to the hospital at 10pm and always with a smile. The breakfasts were fantastic and their love and knowledge if Islay is so apparent. They just... More

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Tunis, Tunisia
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Andrew and Alison have done a fantastic job of making such a huge house into a wonderfully comfortable place to stay. We arrived while the island was in a power cut and a couple of the Hydro boys stayed as well. We stayed in room 1 (I think), anyway, the big one over the breakfast room. Acres of space to... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh, but if every guest house would be half this good! I have just come back from an eight day stay at the Bowmore House and the memories are still intense! The Isle of Islay is a place of great whisky, but it is also a gorgeous island with a varied, rugged landscape -- wonderful for hiking or exploring by... More

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Bangalore, India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the most helpful charming and lovely hosts one can find. month before i landed andrew helped me plan my whole trip. patiently. the B&B is truly lovely as lovely as the hosts. would recommend to anyone travelling to islay to stay here.

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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We couldn't have found a better place to stay on Islay. Andrew and Allison are friendly hosts and the breakfasts and dram were great as well. The location is central and Andrew was extremely helpful in arranging our tours and advising us as to what we might want to see. We will stay there again the next time that we... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I stopped in Islay on a "detour" on our trip to France and our 3rd 10 year anniversary trip to visit D-Day sites and pay our respects to the fallen. Staying with Allison and Andrew is more like staying with family than at a hotel. The view from our room was breathtaking, the beds were comfortable and... More

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We had a great time during our 4 day visit at islay.. one of the reason for that was the good time we spend at the Bowmore House. The room and bathroom have a big size which you cant find in a hotel. Andrew and Alison are the perfect host for your islay visit, and if you like whisky its... More

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Victoria, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Last year we booked Bowmore House after I fell in love with the pictures and write up on their B and B. Andrew and Alison were super in sending out plenty of information on Islay and the distilleries. We arrived to an amazing welcome from Andrew and Alison, which set the tone for our next five days on Islay and... More

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Malmo, Sweden
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10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed at the annex. Lovely place, just face to face with the water. Comfortable beds, nice lounge with kitchen facilities. We had breakfast at the main house, which was also good. Friendly atmosphere with a great location. What more do you need?

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Almeria, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I have recently returned from a 5 nite stay in Islay which was to celebrate my Father´s 70th birthday. I booked at The Bowmore house over a year in advance after falling in love with the bay window of The Bowmore Suite on the internet pictures. Andrew was incredibly helpful (and patient!) throughout the months of planning the trip, and... More

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Address: Shore Street, Bowmore PA43 7LB, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Bowmore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Also Known As:
The Bowmore House Hotel Bowmore
The Bowmore House Islay

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We are a family run guest house. Providing bed & breakfast & evening meals (on request). We are licensed to supply alcohol and have an extensive collection of Islay whisky. Also available wine, champagne and beer (as well as plenty of non-alcoholic drinks)All rooms have large en suite bathrooms with shower baths, tea and coffee making facilities and free fast Wifi. We offer a complimentary laundry service.We can arrange your distillery tours and a driver if required.Centrally located on Islay making us an ideal location to explore this beautiful Island. ... more   less 
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