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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 1, 2014

This hotel was recommended for somewhere to eat and we were not disappointed lovely menu, it is served in a newly restored bar/restaurant area which looks fantastic the owner his son and all the staff very welcoming and if it is whisky you are after this is your sort of place. Asked about staying next time we visit Islay and...

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1Thank Karen G
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 6, 2014

Having read reviews after I had booked, I was extremely apprehensive but we all really enjoyed our stay. The rooms were small but really clean and the ensuite tiny but adequate. The owners and staff were so friendly and made us so welcome. Unfortunately we didn't eat there as we had booked elsewhere but heard great reports on the food....

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is a good place to eat and spend an evening with a large menu, decent quality food and a lively bar, that is sadly however only half the story. The hotel is spoiled by it's rooms which are a let down, they are poorly furnished, in need of a decor make over and the en suites are much too...

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2Thank Roughguidereader
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed August 8, 2014

My family and I stayed three nights at the Bowmore Hotel last weekend. I ran the Ardbeg Islay Half Marathon and we toured around the island. The four of us had the family room - Room 7 - with a double and bunk beds. The room was small, but had a great view over the garden and out to Loch...

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Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel for two nights in the "infamous" room 5 :). The hotel is lovely and the staff very friendly. We had two dinners in the restaurant. Both nights we enjoyed the food. The pub is also great. The room is indeed very small. Especially the bathroom. The bed is comfortable. They didn't clean our room after...

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1Thank Sandertjjj
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 20, 2014

A group of 8 lads 30+ were on a Whisky Stag do and stopped here... The place was awesome, reasonably priced, great food, even better craic and we were lucky enough to be visiting while they had a live band. Really enjoyable experience and great food. Nothing more to say really the staff were excellent as were the locals.

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Islay, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 12, 2014

My wife and I have stayed here in the past and had a very comfortable stay. The food is incredibly good and loads of it. The staff are extremely friendly as are the owners Linda and Lucci. Recent work to the downstair rooms have made a huge difference and the dining room has an atmosphere all of its own. I...

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1Thank Keith F
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 27, 2014

As others have commented, while the front of house, bar and restaurant were very pleasant, and the food was good, even though the vegetables were over-cooked, the accommodation was truly dreadful. We were also in the (supposedly) double room 5 - which is without doubt the smallest and most ridiculously designed room I have ever been asked to pay £110...

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lindalucci, Owner at Bowmore Hotel, responded to this review

I am really sorry you felt you had a bad experience. As I recall you checked in, later on had dinner which you said you enjoyed, went to bed, had breakfast and then decided you did not like the room. The time to decide that was when you arrived. You could easily have advised at that time you were going...

Scotland
Reviewed June 24, 2014

Arriving at the Bowmore Hotel we enter a small hallway with lounge bar to the left and dining room to the right. All had been recently redecorated with generous use of attractive natural woods. At that point all is looking good and very much as the web-site suggested. Then we are shown to our twin-bedded room above the front door,...

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Kyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 21, 2014

We received a friendly welcome, and staff were friendly throughout. The room I was in (room 5) was described as a double, but I am glad that I was using it as a single. It was clean, and there was an adequate supply of complimentary tea and coffee.The room itself was cramped, poorly planned and the en-suite shower/WC was the...

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Amenities

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

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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“Rooms on the North side are slightly quieter, because the bar entrance is to the south”
joakimrunderheim, 1 week ago | Read review
“Renovated rooms very cozy. A little small but fine for 2.”
991stacieg, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“The attic views great and hand made beds from wood from the island.”
dougietwo, Aug 27, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to the rear overlook lochindal and are quiet”
tomh83, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor quieter. Front is noisy because of bar. Back has the better views.”
SirTav, Jul 6, 2016 | Read review
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