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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lovely hotel”(14 reviews)
“lobster”(14 reviews)
“langoustines”(12 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are travelling to Islay, stay at The Islay Hotel. Our room was wonderful, with a great view, and a very comfortable bed. The staff are incredibly friendly, and the food is top notch. If you are lucky enough to be there when they...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were on Islay for 4 days and our dinner at the Islay Hotel was outstanding. Best meal on the whole island. Proper classically cooked dishes packed with flavour from local ingredients. A must visit!

Thank Nicola O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent two nights at The Islay Hotel. The Hotel is conveniently located on the doorstep of the Port Ellen ferry terminal. The staff could not be more friendly or helpful (e.g. kindly took us to a Distillery when issues with our Taxi). Ate in the...More

Thank SinBolsillos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place offers the best place to sleep and eat in Port Ellen. Despite not having heavy competition, it keeps good standards! The bar has a impressive selection of Islay whiskeys, with possibility to try Port Ellen by the glass. Would recommend to go somewhere...More

Thank Cresson_00
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Great staff. Extensive menu with lots of local game and seafood. Exceptional. Its got an 87 Booking.com rating. Well deserved. Wide selection of Whiskeys and Draft Beers. Family Friendly also Spotless toilets.

Thank Carnalbanagh
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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USD 253 - USD 383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 253 - USD 383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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dazisaac
5 March 2017|
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Response from micksaxblack | Reviewed this property |
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Elise H
28 October 2015|
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Response from islayscotland | Reviewed this property |
Laphroig lagavulan and Arbeg
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r0ckyg2015
2 August 2015|
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Response from TXJHawk | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure I understand the question, but I believe there was a coffee maker in each room. Also the towels were on a heated rack as I recall.
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"Go platinum if you can."
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"Ones at front will have a view of the harbour area"
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"You might ask for a harbour view. Mine was at the back but still had views and was a nice room."
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"If you expect a sea view, prepare to be disappointed. There might be from an even more expensive room."
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