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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Was over on islay for a few days with my brother and haven not eaten here for years decided to have dinner. Walked in and loved the new look. Warm and welcoming with staff do friendly. Opted to choose from the bar menu and with so much choice took us a while to decide. Due to Katie's bar being painted...

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, son and I had a superb time at the Bridgend Hotel on the gorgeous island of Islay. Our rooms were well appointed, the food was very, very good, the service highly professional and really friendly. Special thanks to the manager Lorna. We can't wait to go back.

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Mark L, Factor for Islay Estates at Bridgend Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. Lorna and the Hotel team take every effort, I know, to make our guests feel welcome. Equally in sourcing our produce as locally as possible, much of it from the Estate and our own Farm we are confident of offering really good food. All of our staff take pleasure in looking after...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here last night with our dog Honey on trip over to Islay and Jura. I cannot recommend this hotel enough. All of the staff were fantastic and all made us and the dog feel really welcome. The hotel manager came to introduce herself and say hello and despite there being a group meal booking of 30 the night...

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Mark L, Factor for Islay Estates at Bridgend Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We like to think that we can offer a warm welcome to dogs as well as our guests. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that everything was to your satisfaction. Your thoughts and comments are important to us, and I know that Lorna and the team...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing stay, Lorna and the staff couldn't have friendlier. The food was all locally sourced and much of the menu was gluten-free. The bed and shower were also amazing. All in all a fantastic stay. Thanks Lorna and team, we'll definitely be back!!

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Mark L, Factor for Islay Estates at Bridgend Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. Lorna and the team very much enjoy having guests who appreciate their efforts and enjoy themselves. We will be delighted to have you back to stay with us again.

Paignton, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We have eaten four evening meals at Bridgend over the last four years and are always delighted by the experience. Lorna is an excellent host and her own high standards are reflected in the quality of her staff. The main restaurant is light and spacious with superb artwork on the walls. Staff are knowledgeable about the drinks they sell and...

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Mark L, Factor for Islay Estates at Bridgend Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your thoughtful and comprehensive review. I believe that posts such as yours are very important not just to us at the Hotel but to prospective guests, allowing them to make fully informed choices. I am very pleased that you have consistently enjoyed your visits to us. We aim to source produce as locally as we...

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 17, 2017

Over the years I have watched this hotel change from and old fashioned run down hotel to one which is beautifully appointed and which serves excellent food. The decor is homely modern Scottish. The front of house team led by manager Lorna are first class. They are genuinely welcoming, and they know their drinks and food menu inside out. Hotels...

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Mark L, Factor for Islay Estates at Bridgend Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. It is very rewarding for Lorna and the team to know that our guests have appreciated their efforts. Thank you for taking the time to post a review, your thoughts and comments are very important to us.

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 1, 2017

what a fabulous hotel, very clean rooms, freindly and helpful staff. my stay here was very pleasant and almost made to feel like family by the staff there. food and drinks are absolutley first class, brilliant. the rooms are very well presented and as i said before very clean. set in a beautiful location with lovely gardens to sit in...

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Mark L, Factor for Islay Estates at Bridgend Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. I feel that we are privileged to have so many things in our favour; and excellent location on a stunning Island, a beautiful building, fantastic local produce and a great team of staff. Having appreciative guests in addition, then makes it so much easier to deliver good service. I am very pleased...

Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed February 13, 2017

We only ate here, but as the title shows the food is great. We were here 2 times and were 2 times warmly welcomed by Lorna. She's just great fun, chatting with everyone en making sure you feel welcome. The fireplace is also really lovely. Make sure you plan a stop at this restaurant.

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Mark L, Factor for Islay Estates at Bridgend Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. I am very pleased that you enjoyed all of the meals that you had with us. We are very lucky with our staff who all work as a great team. Your views and those of our other guests are very important to us, so thank for taking the time to post details...

Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 10, 2016

We stayed here for three nights and had a spacious and comfortable room. Lorna made us very welcome and went out of her way to make our stay memorable. The food at dinner was first rate and much of it locally sourced. The oysters from Islay Oysters were particularly large and tasty and the venison pie filled us up after...

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Mark L, Factor for Islay Estates at Bridgend Hotel, responded to this review

It would indeed need to be quite a long stay in order to sample all of the Islay Malts in the bar, but we hope that you will return on a regular basis and work your way through them. When our own venison and the local oysters are so good and fresh it makes it much easier to consistently produce...

Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

A lovely hotel, good food and very friendly staff, very much looking forward to returning in a few weeks. Ample parking and well situated for visiting all of the island. The room was snug but that just added to the cosyness and was well decorated and very comfortable. All the little extras you'd expect in a good hotel.

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Mark L, Factor of Islay Estates at Bridgend Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and very much look forward to seeing you again in a few weeks time, and hope that we can provide you with an equally enjoyable experience.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bridgend Hotel is a traditional coaching inn situated at the heart of Islay. It is ideally situated for exploring the island and provides a welcoming and comfortable place to stay where the aim is to provide the best of Islay produce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bridgend Hotel

Address: Bridgend, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Bridgend
Price Range: $70 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bridgend Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Think they're all good”
ToonvanRooij, Feb 13, 2017 | Read review
“Front corner room has an incredible shower, rather like a wall mounted pressure washer. Good views over garden too.”
muddybootsuk, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 has views of the bowling green and the rooms at the back have views over the garden”
brownbunny2016, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
“I don't believe there are ANY bad rooms here!”
simewiz, Aug 21, 2016 | Read review
“As we were in a self-catering cottage, we were only there for dinner”
Jimsloire, Aug 20, 2016 | Read review
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