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Ballygrant PA45 7QW, Scotland
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Ayen Cottage
Ranked #1 of 2 Ballygrant B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Bangalore, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We stayed overnight at Ayen Cottage while in Isle of Islay. It is a lovely cottage in a solitude location. The rooms and hosts are truly fantastic. The rooms are spacious, neat and professionally maintained. 2 of rooms have big windows with wonderful views.. Breakfast is fantastic & Carol who runs the place personally takes care of everyones tastes &... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

PROS. - Very friendly - Enthusiastic, passionate & very helpful - Amazing breakfasts (sit-down and packed) - Carole was flexible and understanding of our itinerary - Central location (if you have a car - which would be recommended anywhere on the island) - Beautiful farm-like setting - Definitely value for money CONS. - Wifi a little 'unstable' - TV a... More

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Ruesselsheim, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Great hospitality, wonderful spacious room, fantastic breakfast and a very quiet location. The ideal location to relax after a touring around and well worth to stay more than 3 nights. I really would recommend this location for traveling the Isle of Islay.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We were camping for a week in Islay and stayed at Ayen Cottage on our first night as we were on the last ferry. The cottage is on a hill and you get a good view of the eastern side of the Island. Had a lovely welcome from Carole and Barry. The dinning table is communal and we were invited... More

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Paris, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We spent two nights at Ayen Cottage in August 2014. We got a warm welcome, Carole has been very friendly and helpful. The cottage is very comfortable, with a special mention to a king size bed. The breakfast was varied and delicious. It is conveniently situated not far from Port Askaig and Bowmore.

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We were on a flying visit to Islay, so we arrived at Ayen Cottage late, and left early. We got a very warm greeting on arrival, and Carole took the time to advise us on where to eat, and how to get there and back. Waking early the next morning we were greeted with a heavily laden table and the... More

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Carlisle
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

As soon as we arrived at Ayen Cottage we felt comfortable and at home here. I first approached Carole & Barry through RoomFinderScotland, when I decided to see what the B&B availability was on Islay only a couple of weeks before we ended up travelling. Carole responded very promptly to my email enquiry and I really liked her approach, that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed in July 2014 and Carole and Barry made us feel very welcome. Ayen Cottage is up a steep path off the main road which means it is peaceful and quiet with views and just the sound of the birds and cattle to wake you up. The rooms we stayed in were very comfortable and my son was delighted... More

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LA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

July 2014 saw my third stay with Carole and Barry, and it was like coming home again. This time we were four buddies to share a few days on the beautiful island of Islay. There could be no other place to stay than Ayen Cottage! Islay to us is the Ayen Cottage!!! We wouldn't stay anywhere else! And we are... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We spent two nights at Ayen Cottage and can heartily recommend you do the same. Great island to visit anyway and Carole will certainly make a different to your visit. She prepared a folder for each guest full of information about local restaurants and things to do which proved useful as we were there mid-August and our first restaurant option... More

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Address: Ballygrant PA45 7QW, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Ballygrant
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3

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