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White Hart Hotel

1 Charlotte Street, Port Ellen PA42 7DF, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Port Ellen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014
p3nny1 Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

I've stayed in this hotel a few times and have to disagree with the comment below. I found the staff to be very helpful and polite and nothing was too much Hassel or bother for them and made me feel very welcomed. Food was good and good portion sizes. Would come back to stay/eat anytime

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46 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I had the misfortune of staying here for 2 nights in November. The hotel is located on the main street with a poorly lit car park to the rear or on street parking outside. The staff were terrible as was the decor, food, sleep quality and service. We waited over 15 minutes to check in despite ringing the bell several... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This hotel has a personality of its own. Not a chain or a standard accommodation. Every room is different and priced a different way. Usually spacious, but not very well furnished. It could look just like that in the 60's. THe building itself is pretty, in the Islay style. The staff scottish enough to make you feel welcome and comfortable,... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We called into the White Hart for a relaxing pre dinner drink. The door to the bar was locked so had to use another entrance, we were approached by a guy you wanted to know what we wanted, I asked was the bar open (I had read that the White hart had a good selection of whiskeys). We were taken... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Where do I start so many things awful about this run down poorly staffed and managed place. A restaurant with no menu no published openimg times and no staff to ask . Decor of the early 1970s dump school of design . Public bar with only 1 draft beer but as no other customers not suprising . Avoid !

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La Louviere, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We spend a wonderfull evening at the white hart restaurant wich is the headquarter of all scottish gymnasts. The staff was very healthy and sporty and the meal was awesome! Dynamic service, beautifull dishes and tasty wine, soup and gin&tonic. The furniture is modern, design and full of colours and wonderfull objects of decoration : swords nailed on the wall,... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Well that is how not to do it! We only went in for a drink and were the only ones in the place and still had to wait 5 mins after ringing the bell to get served! Loud music plying in the foyer was a bad start and went down hill from there. Bar was tatty and windows broken on... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

First they offert us a room with rack beds and a window whoch could't be openend. We got it changed till a twin room - much better. But still without bath and toilet in the room. At the corridor it smelled like wet dog. The good side s were friendly staff, good meals and a good bar. Unfortunately the smokers... More

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Shrewsbury,United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We didn't stay here, but called in for an evening meal. The fish and chips we would highly recommend.Really fresh fish,not over-battered.Really really good.And sensible prices. However, watch out how you buy your wine. The wine list prices have been produced by someone who seriously failed his/her O level maths.Three 250 ml glasses were £5 cheaper than a 75 cl... More

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Cigarette butts, food, glass out front. Bedroom windows would not open; used bathroom window for cooling, but cigarette smoke entered thru open window. Phone did not work. Bathroom door did not close/latch. Mattress was poor; friends staying in another room had similar issue with their mattress. Broken tables downstairs.

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Also Known As:
White Hart Hotel Port Ellen, Islay
Address: 1 Charlotte Street, Port Ellen PA42 7DF, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Port Ellen
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Port Ellen
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the very heart of the village of Port Ellen, our quaint 19 bedroom hotel offers comfortable accommodation complemented by an excellent seasonal menu, and of course a wonderful selection of the Islay malts for which our little island is renowned. Within a stones throw of Port Ellen ferry terminal, a short drive from the island's airport and with easy access to the local bus service, getting to and from the hotel couldn't be easier. A warm highland welcome guaranteed, we look forward to making your stay on the Isle of Malts, an experience to remember. ... more   less 
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