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Lambeth Guest House

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Jamieson Street | Bowmore Isle of Islay, Bowmore, Scotland
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Lambeth Guest House
Ranked #4 of 13 Bowmore B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Vienna Region, Austria
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For an excellent B&B, with great hosts and a truly amazing breakfast! Thx Margaret for making our stay on Islay extra special. Just returned home from the Islay Jazz festival, a must for all lovers for cool music, amazing scenery and really first class people. Marie & Franz ( Scotland + Austria )

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Scotland UK
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want a relaxed guest house on Islay, this is it. We went to Islay for a short break, and on recommendation chose to stay at Lambeth House. Cannot fault any part of the experience, and must mention Mrs Margaret MacNeill (owner) for her exceptional service and attention to detail. You won't be disappointed.

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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Stayed here while visiting on business, only which I found Margaret and John's place years ago. I was given a warm welcome by Maria, a guest of many years standing, who was in charge on a temporary basis as Margaret and John had been called away suddenly. The room and facilities were first class, a comfortable bed flat screen TV,... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Our stay at Lambeth was a very enjoyable experience,Margaret & John were excellent hosts,very friendly with a warm welcome and a genuine interest in our day.Nothing was to much trouble for them,John actually came to our rescue one morning doing us a great favour,to which we were very grateful.It was our first visit to Islay and we found it a... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

In brief: Margaret, the hostess, was wonderfully welcoming, cheery, and delightful. She gave us free champagne. The room small but comfortable. The bed was comfortable. The bathroom was neat and modern. If you like whisky or hiking, Islay is a paradise. There is nothing else to do there. The Lambeth House was one of the highlights of our whole trip... More

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Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I can fully recommend this B&B. Rooms are comfortable, modern and spacious bathroom attached. Rooms have new TVs, comfy beds, we didn't miss a thing. Service is outstanding, room was nicely tidied, bathroom cleaned when we came home. The family who runs the B&B gave us a warm and friendly welcome. Every morning we were being served a full breakfast... More

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Milngavie Glasgow
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I am writing this and I am finding it difficult not to exaggerate. I have stayed in this guest house before and I am pleased to say that the homely atmosphere I found on my first visit is still very much in evidence. The rooms are very well appointed with all the usual facilities and en-suite. The Breakfasts have a... More

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Toronto, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

Just spent 4 nights at this wonderful guest house. Comfortable rooms with beautiful modern decor and spotless thanks to Christine. Great breakfasts. Margaret and John great hosts who helped with my ancestry research. Anyone looking for ancestors just give them a name, they know everyone, or someone else who does. On top of this, their son played the bagpipes for... More

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
14 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Centrally located on the island and in Bowmore. Very quiet and comfortable room. Clean and nice bathroom. Margreth and John are welcoming hosts. Breakfast is plentiful. If you are 6 foot 4 inches, however, the bed is a wee short.

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Warsaw, Poland
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We stayed there in 2011 during our 2 weeks visit on Islay. Great hospitality (John picked us up from the airport and gave us a lift back, when we were travelling back home - we didn't even have to ask!!), great food. Margaret is an exceptional cook, we were never hungry. And, although almost 3 years have passed, I still... More

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Address: Jamieson Street | Bowmore Isle of Islay, Bowmore, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Bowmore
Also Known As:
Lambeth House Hotel Bowmore
Lambeth Guest House Bowmore, Islay

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