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The Islay Hotel

Charlotte Street, Port Ellen PA42 7DF, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dalmally,
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely spacious hotel in beautiful location. Excellent platinum room with lots of space, Jacuzzi and great views. Very friendly staff, great food. Good selection for breakfast or the option of a made to order cooked breakfast. Would definitely return.

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carluke
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Islay Hotel for one night at beginning of December. My son and I were visiting the island for the first time and moving onto Dura to stay over the next night. I had only booked the hotel via a third party internet site earlier that morning and we were delighted with the hotel on our arrival. We... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having travelled to islay for many years port Ellen was yearning for a decent hotel. .no offence anyone else but... The islay hotel is wonderfully luxurious. Every room I have stayed in over the years has been spacious. .was never sure why the bathrooms are wet rooms, but hey. .always clean and dry the next day. .The food has always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

Lovely hotel with character and imaginative touches. Loved the atmosphere in the bar and the food was great. The room was excellent with all comforts. Would stay again thanks to the friendly welcome - an Islay tradition!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We stopped at the Islay Hotel for a drink with a view of staying for dinner. We walked into the hotel which was recently renovated to a modern and relatively high standard. The restaurant appeared to be well presented and we looked forward to eating here. We found unfortunately the staff to be very rude, disinterested and detached. We asked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We found this hotel on TripAdvisor and booked it for a 2 day stay for our trip to Islay. The hotel is clean, recently renovated, and well cared for. The elevator only goes to the second level, there are 3 rooms upstairs on level III. Hotel has 12 rooms with a very nice restaurant with very good food. The staff... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This was our second stay in the Islay Hotel. The hotel is clean and the rooms are well sized and comfortable. The food is great and the whisky selection very good. On the whole the staff were excellent. On two of the mornings the breakfast service was very slow (e.g. toast ordered as we sat down but didn't arrive until... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We have stayed for two days at this modern (not trendy) hotel. Our room was well sized, the beds comfortable, and the views great (room no 8, quite a walk to get there, but the good side about it is that is away from the bar so really quiet), the staff was very helpful and kind, the breakfast excellent and... More 

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Köln
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51 reviews 51 reviews
42 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Nice hotel with very good kitchen and nice rooms. The only disadvanteges are, that the rooms don't have wooden floors and that there is no lounge area where you can sit with day light. There is a tv room in the cellar but who want's to go to such a nice island and sit in the cellar. The owner and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in this hotel and upgraded to the premier room which was well worth the money. The room was a great size and the bathroom was very modern with a huge bath! It was fantastic. The service was impeccable and all the staff were extremely polite and friendly. We brought our dog with us on the trip and he was... More 

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Address: Charlotte Street, Port Ellen PA42 7DF, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Port Ellen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 13
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