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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Forget all the poor reviews this place is a gem,the hosts and staff are amazing I spend the weekend there and it was part central from start to finish,roll on next year.the food is fantastic if you like a hot curry ask Linda to make you a Dougie curry it will blow your socks off.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fab food, good service, welcoming atmosphere, who could ask for more? We went for a meal on Sunday and were told it wasn't the normal menu but a bbq, with a hint of hesitation we sat down. Wow it was great, food was tasty, big portions and really was worth every penny. Will definitely be back !!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pub aspiring to be a hotel. Extensive mould on the bedroom ceilings in the three rooms we used. A dreadful party in the bar until 01:00 so no one could sleep. Scant regard for the sleeping guests. A poor and over priced experience. A disappointing experience for our overseas guests.

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dingwall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This family run hotel has been transformed over the past few years with first the bar, lounge and dining areas and now all but a few rooms have been stripped back and totally refurbished, all using specially chosen timbers with resin inlays of seaweed, coins and local pieces of history. The rooms have kept a nice Scottish island feel and... More 

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Portstewart, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place for a meal! I had oysters for the first time as they were delicious. I wanted to keep the shell as a souvenir so the owner put them through the dishwasher and put them in a bag for me. We were treated so well by the staff who genuinely seemed interested in our holiday! The haggis... More 

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Lanark, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped in for a light lunch as our 'usual' eating place in Bowmore was crowded out. So pleased it was, because the lunch we were served was very tasty. In fact, we were so impressed with just about everything in this cosy little hotel that we'll definitely be back for more. The lunch order was taken quickly and the drinks... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Stayed for 5 nights. Loved the hotel. Really loved the bar. Great whiskey selection. Place always packed with locals. Really good vibe. Rooms are small but where isn't in europe? All rooms recently renovated. We had room 8. Noisy some nights out front for sure but the window opens! Breakfast was great (poached eggs, cheese omelete, full scottish, oatmeal). Supper... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We stayed through the Bowmore Hotel for a week and absolutely loved our time there. Linda and Peter are great people. Breakfast cooked to order. Dinner menu is extensive with great fresh food and more vegetables than your 5 a day require! Younger Peter is the master of the whisky bible and we got to try some amazing islay whiskies... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We had a bedroom that would accommodate 6 although we were only 4 (one double, 2 sets of bunkbeds). Everything new. Beautiful wood. Luckily we had only brought one small suitcase as we only stayed one night, as there was barely room to fit that in! The bathroom was beautiful but not very functional-toilet at one end, shower in the... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This must be the worst bedroom I have ever stayed in. Access to the shower was almost impossible and so was using the toilet. No bin in my room for the first two days and only when I left something on a chest of drawers did a bin appear the next day. Breakfast was average but poorly organised. Quite nicely... More 

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lindalucci, Owner at Bowmore Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, I did respond to your email but really if you were not happy with the room, the time to say was when you arrived and not four days later. These six rooms are being refurbished in November 16 and thereafter all the rooms will be upgraded. More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Bowmore Hotel

Address: Jamieson Street, Bowmore, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Bowmore
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Bowmore Hotel Islay
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