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The Monachs

, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a couple of days at The Monachs with Ronnie and Mari. Lovely room and beautiful common room. View was terrific. Enjoyed our conversations with our hosts. They made great recommendations for dinner and even made reservations for us. The B & B is easy to find and very pleasant. Breakfast was made to order.

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warwick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the room was very spacious so was the bathroom. The location of the house is just amazing, waking up to stunning sea views followed by a scrumptious breakfast, all freshly cooked to order!! Ronnie and Mari are great hosts - and our Scotty Dogs received a very warm welcome too which is for loving dog... More 

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The accommodations are very nice. I found the bed had a bit of a list to poet, but my wife found it very comfortable. The breakfasts are very generous and cooked to order. The setting and the view are simply amazing. It's secluded but within easy driving to the rest of the island.

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Rouse Hill, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I had the honour to be able to stay at The Monarhs The welcome was fantastic The lounge open to guests is so relaxing and really interesting many things to discuss, a wee dram was offered and just fitted the dream Breakfast was well pesented good choice of foods Of all the places to stay on the... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 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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Melbourne
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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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 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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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 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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