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Port Charlotte Islay Hostel

3.5 of 5 Hostel   |   Port Charlotte, Isle of Islay | Argyll, Port Charlotte PA48 7TX, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Wonderful views from hotel, brilliant bar, sandy beaches outside- what more could you ask for. Clearly popular with Swedish for some reason - or is that because of the whisky. Very very good experience. Our best Island experience

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Port Charlotte Islay Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks so much for this review, we are just checking if your review is for the Port Charlotte Youth Hostel or the Hotel as you have mentioned the hotel in your review, so we would like the place where you stayed to get the review. thanks Lorna Padden More

Glasgow
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I stayed here for 3 nights on a cycling trip over from Glasgow. The hostel was clean and well-equipped. The kitchen had everything I needed for cooking. It's in a good location in Port Charlotte, near the Hotel for food, and a Spar for some bits and bobs. I would do as other suggest though and perhaps do a bigger... More

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Port Charlotte Islay Hostel, responded to this review

Wow, thanks so much for the 5 star rating, that really makes all the hard work worthwhile. I will pass on your lovely comments to both Karl and Lorna at our Youth hostel who will both so be thrilled to read them. Thank You Lorna Padden More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Four of us ate here during July and they were very busy but happily accommodated us in the conservatory restaurant. Well priced meal. Lots of local seafood. There was the added bonus of live music in the cosy upstairs bar too.

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Port Charlotte Islay Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks so much for the review, but we cant claim this one, we don't offer evening meals at Port Charlotte Youth hostel, I think this review belongs to our friends along the road at the Port Charlotte Hotel. Lorna Padden More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is a hostel with all you could ever want and more. Comfortable rooms with good facilities. A kitchen that overlooks the beach and plenty of space to rest/ cook/ dine, it is well equipped to serve a range of groups staying on Islay. Highly recommended.

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

A truly lovely stay! Myself and a large group of friends descended on the hostel and were welcomed with open arms! Breathtaking views from the kitchen/dining room/lounge areas, helped by incredible weather for mid October! Great breakfast and kitchen facilities. Very friendly reception and help from the owners. Many thanks

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Me and a group of 11 friends recently stayed here for one night as part of a tour of Islay and Jura's whiskey distilleries. Lorna and Karl were incredibly helpful and welcoming from the beginning and went beyond just helping with our stay with them but also advising me on tips for the whole trip during the planning stages. Advice... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Way too many people think of a hostel as some kind of hang out for tree huggers straight out of Uni. Nothing could be further from the truth...and this hostel demonstrates that. Its really clean - the kitchen was huge and spotless all the time. The rooms are equally tidy and well kept. I slept like a log on the... More

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Ballina
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Spent three nights here and really enjoyed the experience. This was mainly due to the care, attentiveness and friendliness of Karl and Lorna who run it. They were so helpful, greeted me by name whenever they saw me and Karl told me that Lorna wished me safe travelling on the day I left even though she wasn't there. The hostel... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Spent 3 days on Islay and ended up staying here for the duration. Was meant to be camping but tent burst and the rain was heavy, we turned to the youth hostel for help and were welcomed with open arms. Very clean friendly atmosphere, we were made to feel at home by Lorna and Karl who run the place. The... More

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Vienna, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Very friendly staff, clean upscale hostel. Nicest hostel I have ever been in and nicer than the one on Skye. so worth the cheap cheap cost. We were four workign adult friends in our 30's and got one quad room to share. Couldent have been happier.

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Address: Port Charlotte, Isle of Islay | Argyll, Port Charlotte PA48 7TX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Port Charlotte
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Port Charlotte Islay Hostel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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