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Port Askaig Hotel

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“snug bar”(12 reviews)
“seafood”(12 reviews)
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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We visited here for something to eat while waiting on the ferry back to the mainland after a few days on Islay and Jura. It's inviting from the outside and set in a lovely location to watch the goings on of the day if you're...More

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Response from sammy253, Manager at Port Askaig HotelResponded 10 July 2017

Your review is not at all representative of the service our customers generally receive. Firstly - toilets! We are sick to death of all and sundry using our facilities - especially campers and others who are not patrons of the business - there are new...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Great food, piping hot with reasonable prices. Staff are very helpful could not do enough for you in the bar and the snug. A little bit of background music would have been nice as it's very quiet. Room prices are very overpriced for what you...More

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Response from sammy253, Manager at Port Askaig HotelResponded 8 July 2017

We do not have the same on costs as mainland hotels and as we are a small family business no economies of scale - obviously you have no real concept of costs on an island but you obviously believe you have some kind of knowledge....More

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Used the hotel as I had an early ferry to Jura the next morning. However, in future I would stay in Port Ellen and get up earlier to drive to the ferry. The hotel is pretty run-down. There is a note in the room notes...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

There are not that many hotel rooms on Islay, which probably explains why the Port Askaig can continue running. It was pretty clear that very little money has been spent on keeping the hotel running well, let alone modernising it. I fact there had been...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner and got a great seat in the Snug Bar. Food was spot on - best eating out value/quality mix we had on Islay. Staff super friendly. Lots going on around us with other folk having dinner and staff chatting, so wasn't the...More

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USD 112 - USD 201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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USD 112 - USD 201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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PamelaM1112
7 November 2016|
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Response from sammy253 | Property representative |
We have 1 room in the hotel that is suitable for a wheelchair user. All hotel bedrooms are located on the first floor which can be accessed on that level to the rear of the hotel where there is car parking. If you are not in... More
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Bollenmeisje
14 July 2016|
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Thank you for coming back to me - I entirely understand. Slainte! Marion
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IslayK
6 April 2015|
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Response from jeanmarcd | Reviewed this property |
There's wifi at the bar close to reception.
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"Good location but poorly run and poor customer care"
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"Check the type of room when you book, and be specific about your needs. Rooms at the front or side could be..."
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"did not have a room but did see one, it had amazing views."
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"Not sure, all I can tell you is that all of the rooms are named after an island."
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