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The Inns by the Loch
Ranked #11 of 13 Bowmore B&B and Inns
Reviewed April 15, 2014

I was made to feel at ease at welcome in as if I had been coming to there place many times before. Nothing was a problem for them in order for my holiday to be enjoyable - especially being on my own. I found the vievs from the accommodation breath-taking as well as the relaxing sounds of the sea and beach are just what is needed to help wind down from a stressful life -style. I felt 3 nights wasn't enough. I could have stayed a week! I would recommend anyone to stay here if they want to come and relax

  • Stayed: April 2014
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776Carol, Owner at The Inns by the Loch, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2014

Neil and I are delighted to learn how much you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for posting your comments; we hope to welcome you back to The Inns again.

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Reviewed March 29, 2014

Spending a few nights in this delightful hotel was a wonderful experience. The room had every convenience required and the views from the windows perfection even in early March. Carol and Neil become instant friends and have furnished a sitting room with attractive furniture for reading and television. It was veritably 'home from home' and we recommend it highly. Fog prevented us from leaving the island, and Carol and Neil welcomed us back for another comfortable night!

Room Tip: On the ground floor overlooking the beach.
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  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with friends
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776Carol, Owner at The Inns by the Loch, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2014

Thank you so much, Alice, for taking the time to post a review - Neil and I very much enjoyed meeting you and Simon recently and were delighted to read your positive comments about your stay with us - we look forward to welcoming you back, with clearer skies! Carol

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Reviewed February 4, 2014

We had a wonderful stay right on the loch in Bowmore and right next to the historic Bowmore distillery. The rooms are comfortable and clean and modern with all the conveniences you could want. The sun room has full views of the shoreline all around the loch and you can see the Paps of Jura. Across the street is a five-star restaurant and a bar that features more than 100 local whiskies. Step out the door and you are on the shore and a dozen steps from the little wharf where a few fishing boats are moored. Or walk next door and tour the Bowmore distillery.
Daily maid service is impeccable. The owners, Carol and Neil, are a treasure trove of tips and advice for touring the isle as well as Jura to the north.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

This came so close to being a five star review and the only reason it's not is for the price, I thought our room lacked a little bit of character. The room was very comfortable, newly renovated I would guess and with amazing public areas with some of the best views you could ever imagine. Breakfast was served at the sister property, the Harbour Inn which was delicious and very filling and the staff were really friendly.
Really, I have no real complaints regarding this and feel i'm being harsh only marking it as very good. I'm really not sure even what they could do to add character to the place as it has been done to a very high spec.
When we return to Islay I would definitely stay here again though and would recommend it to anyone else visiting too.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 15, 2015
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  • Stayed: June 2015, traveled with friends
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Thank anitaelisabeth
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776Carol, Owner at The Inns by the Loch, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2015

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Reviewed July 3, 2015
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Room Tip: Zimmer Sandpiper ist im Erdgeschoss, dafür mit Blick auf den Strand
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  • Stayed: June 2015, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 26, 2015
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  • Stayed: June 2015, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Inns by the Loch

Address: The Square, Bowmore PA43 7JR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Bowmore
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Bowmore
Price Range: $127 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Experience the incomparable loveliness of the Inner Hebrides and experience the special atmosphere that is part of Islay’s heritage. Enviably situated in the heart of Bowmore, yet literally a step away from the shoreline of Loch Indaal, The Inns by the Loch offers the perfect environment where you can unwind and indulge your natural senses within the comfortable setting of first class accommodation. ... more   less 
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The Inns By The Loch Bowmore, Islay

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