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Trout Fly Guest House

8 Charlotte Street, PA42 7DF, Port Ellen PA42 7DF, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A friend and I stayed at the Trout Fly for several nights last week - it's a lovely little B&B, central for Port Ellen; quiet; clean; epic breakfasts; and Mary is awesome. She even ran us out to Laphroaig when we asked her for taxi info. Can't recommend this place highly enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Spent one night with friends/family during our whisky trip to Scotland. Mary (owner) is super friendly (like coming home to your granny). We had all three rooms and therefore the whole place to our selves. Highly recommended. (ask for instruction on the shower, a bit different than usual)

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I stayed here for 2 two nights. The location is excellent near shop and bus stop. The room was really good and recently renovated and renovation is done in a good way and it has fresh modern touch. Mary is truly friendly person and nice talk to. Breakfast is traditional English and also pourage is available By request. All in... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We spent just one night at the Trout Fly on a trip to Islay. However, I can't wait to go back. Mary is a wonderful host and her enthusiasm for Islay and Jura and her encouragement of her guests to explore (with her expert advice) is second to none. Our room was comfortable, cozy and spotlessly clean. The breakfast was... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Wonderful, personalized service! Met at the door and immediately took up to room without any fuss or preliminaries. Great breakfast, and very helpful during our stay. Newly appointed and renovated room. A bit small, but typical for Great Britain.

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I stayed with a friend at The Trout Fly, initially for two nights. We cancelled our adventures elsewhere to stay here for another two nights. I have never had, nor could I wish for, kinder, friendlier, and more generous hosts than Don and Mary. I had exchanged several emails with Mary leading up to our arrival as there was uncertainty... More 

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Öjebyn, Norrbottens Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The Place is Amazing! * Great location in Port Ellen! * The service were more than great! * The rooms were really great! * Mary & Donald Mackay are extremely serviceminded! * The breakfast was Amazing! We went to Islay from Sweden to go on a Whisky trip and we booked 4 nights at Trout Fly Guest House. After this... More 

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Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Excellent location, superb service. Mary came out as we were walking in and made us feel completely at home. Rooms were small -- the only downside, but normal for the UK. Our room was newly renovated and spotless clean. Made breakfasts to order -- wonderful trip!!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I recently stayed here with my girlfriend and Mary could not have been more welcoming. The breakfast's were huge and of great quality. I had to ask for a smaller portion the next day! The room itself was good. Very clean and with the sort of amenities one would expect in a B&B. My only comment would be that the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I've just spent 6 nights at the Trout Fly and I had an amazing stay! Mary and Donald did everything possible to make my stay on Islay a very pleasant one. They were just so nice and helpful. The breakfast was great and it kept me going until dinner time. The house is decorated with taste and spotless clean. It... More 

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