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Lambeth Guest House

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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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Senior Contributor
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

Los Angeles, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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

Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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

Milngavie Glasgow
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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

Toronto, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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

Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
14 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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.

Warsaw, Poland
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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

Glasgow, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Without doubt, this is the best guest house we've ever stayed in. Exceptionally well-appointed throughout, comfortable beds and an outstanding breakfast. Many thanks to Margaret for setting the standard! We've been to Islay many times and stayed in various holiday rentals, but this was our first short stay (due to family funeral) and would recommend Lambeth Guest House without hesitation.... More

Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

大変もてなし上手で気配り上手で料理上手の、趣味の良い、仲の良い友人のお家にいるかのような!I spent a couple of nights in May 2013. Her place and hospitality left me one of the best memories of my stay in Islay. Great costal view from the comfortable room with full of tasteful features with nicely arranged fresh flowers. Margaret hosted me with full of cares, she understands what might be helpful to me, and I was... 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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