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Port Charlotte PA48 7UE, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Dumfries, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Hi we spent a lovely few days at the above guest house. We were made very welcome the room was lovely - very clean. The breakfast was well cooked lots of choice all in all an excellent choice Ken and Shona

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The Monachs is a purpose-built guest house run by hosts Ronnie and Marie. It is situated in the hills above Nerabus farm, part-way between Port Charlotte and Portnahaven. My 87 year-old father and I stayed there for four nights in August 2014. The B&B has a dedicated guest lounge with a pleasant view out over the beautiful Loch Indaal, and... More 

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Grimbergen, Belgium
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This B&B is located in an big house a couple of miles outside Port Charlotte. The rooms are very spacious and clean and the living room and lounge are excellent to enjoy a nice single malt. Ronnie and Marie and very friendly and enthusiastic hosts. Excellent fresh cooked breakfast. Highly recommended!

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Monachs, Owner at The Monachs, responded to this review

Marie, & I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at The Monachs, More 

Devon, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Every guest house is a one-off, but The Monachs is more ‘one-off’ than most. The situation for a start: up a track, on its own, on a hillside amid sheep, cows, skylarks and curlews - with 300-degree views ranging from Islay's gentler lochside scenery to the formidable mountains of distant Jura. The Monachs’ other unique feature is the hosts, Ronnie... More 

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Monachs, Owner at The Monachs, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, Mari & I are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience at both Islay, & The Monachs Regards Ronnie More 

Naphill, Buckinghamshire
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We enjoyed our two day stay here in September. Super big room and bathroom. Wonderful view of the sea. Super breakfast and excellent hospitality. The house is large and enjoys a good view of the sea as it is high up. There is an excellent place to eat at the Port Charlotte Hotel.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This was the first time we have visited the island and were overwhelmed by both the property and the warmth of the two hosts and their lovely small dog 'Cussack'. Located at the top of a long gravel drive with cows and sheep framing either side the house appears at the top of the hill and has magnificent views over... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

We (Husband, wife , two boys and Hugo the dog) stayed for two nights. The welcome ,facilities and breakfasts were all excellent. The fenced-in curtilage (Other than the access road entry its a good bit up from the public road) around the house was a definite plus to enable a safely supervise a well behaved dog for a short walk... More 

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Disneyland Paris, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

We've just come back from islay where we spent 6 nights at Monach. We lost while going there and arrived late. No restaurants gives supper after 9 o'clock p.m. Ronnie gave us a nice dinner and he was not obliged at all! It's was nice of him. The room we had was large and quiet, we had great relaxing time.... More 

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Flawil, Switzerland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

We visited Islay in August 2012 and found this B&B by pure luck! This is a wonderful and quiet place to stay. Although the weather was pretty bad we had such a heartwarming welcome that my husband and I didn't bother much about what was going on outside. My husband still wallows in the memory of the best trout he's... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

My husband and I stayed there for 3 nights between Sep 21st and 24th. It was recommended by the Kilmeny who had run out of rooms. From the 1st email, Ronnie made us feel very welcome to The Monachs and Islay. Upon late arrival (approx. 9 pm), we were greeted firstly by jumping deer on the path to the B&B,... More 

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Address: Port Charlotte PA48 7UE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Port Charlotte
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Monachs Port Charlotte, Islay

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