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Portnahaven Bay looking up to King Street
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Portnahaven Bay looking up to King Street
Double bedroom with sea view to front View from King Street into Portnahaven Bay
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38 reviews
Portnahaven Bay looking up to King Street
Double bedroom with sea view to front
View from King Street into Portnahaven Bay
Seal in Portnahaven Bay
Dining area in kitchen
Lossit Beach, Islay
King Street, Portnahaven, with lighthouse island behind
Portnahaven, Isle of Islay
Saligo Beach, Islay
Seals basking in Portnahaven bay
Sitting room with direct sea view and open fire
Other side of sitting room, opening into kitchen
Claddach - raised stony beach just outside Portnahaven
Portnahaven sunset
View of King Street from Shore Street, Portnahaven
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Portnahaven, Islay, The Hebrides, Scotland

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Excellent - based on 38 reviews
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Mark L
1 review
“Great.”
Reviewed November 6, 2017 for a stay in October 2017

The cottage is in a wonderful location, has everything you could need for a week's holiday and is warm, cosy and comfortable. Portnahaven is the perfect place to stay - we enjoyed watching the seals, wandering around the village and surrounding cliffs and beaches, cycling, visiting the pub and being awed by the views. We can't wait to come back.

Date of stay: October 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Nov 13, 2017
Thanks for such a great review - we always love it when someone enjoys Islay so much. It was a pleasure having you to stay and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future!
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thistle10...
UK
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fantastic cottage, highly recommend!”
Reviewed October 24, 2017 for a stay in October 2017
1
person found this review helpful

Great cottage. Very well equipped and spotlessly clean. Good location for exploring Islay. Lovely views of the bay and seals from the living room and double bedroom. Owners very welcoming and easy to communicate with whilst booking. Would love to return and would definitely recommend. Thank you!

Date of stay: October 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Oct 26, 2017
Thanks for the lovely review - we're so glad you enjoyed your stay and glad the seals were on top form! We look forward to welcoming you back again some day.
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royalvelv...
glasgow
Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Highly recommend”
Reviewed August 2, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Beautiful cottage in stunning location.
True peace and tranquility.
The views from the front of the cottage across the bay are beautiful and the seals plentiful. The same view can be seen from the top of the large back garden.
The cottage is very well equipped with all you need and more. It is clean and cosy.
Portnahaven is a great base for exploring Islay. It is the prettiest spot on the Island and has some of the best beaches and coastline nearby.
We are going back in MAy to Portnahaven as enjoyed it so much. Unfortunately this fantastic cottage was booked up so have had to stay elsewhere. However we would not hesitate to stay there again. Recommend highly.

Date of stay: July 2017
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Aug 3, 2017
What a lovely review from lovely guests - so glad you liked it, and glad to hear you're coming back to Islay. Sorry we can't have you to stay in May, but we're sure you'll have a great visit and hopefully see you in the future.
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andrew b
Driffield
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Perfect place”
Reviewed July 5, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

A warm welcome awaits anyone lucky enough to book this fabulous and well equiped cottage. It has excellent views across the bay within lovely tranquil surroundings. We can't wait to come back! Thank you for making us feel so welcome.

Date of stay: July 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jul 23, 2017
Thanks Andrew, so glad you enjoyed it, and we'd love to have you back some day!
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dorothyc8...
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Cottage overlooking a beautiful bay.”
Reviewed June 21, 2017 for a stay in June 2017
1
person found this review helpful

This is a great self catering cottage. Very clean and comfortable. It has everything you need for a good stay. The owner Jean lives next door and was very welcoming. If you need anything you just have to ask. We really enjoyed the scones and jam she left for us.

Date of stay: June 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jun 24, 2017
Thanks for such a lovely review. It was a pleasure having you to stay, and look forward to maybe seeing you again one day. Glad you enjoyed the scones!
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ruthbeau7...
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
274 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Lovely cottage ”
Reviewed May 29, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Stayed here for a week while exploring Islay, what a great cottage. Views out of the front windows on to the beautiful bay and the seals. Lovely sunsets also obviously weather permitting. Jean was very friendly, helpful and had also made some lovely scones for our arrival also bringing round some crab claws. Would definitely recommend.

Date of stay: May 2017
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jun 1, 2017
Thanks Ruth,
So glad you enjoyed your stay and glad the seals were on good form! Hope to see you again some day,
Liz
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Bishopton, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 25, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Date of stay: May 2017
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
May 31, 2017
Thanks for such a lovely review - you were great guests, and we'd love to see you again some day soon.
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