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    The Islay Hotel

    18 Charlotte Street, Port Ellen PA42 7DF, Scotland
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    • Very good31%
    • Average10%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Pets Allowed
    Free Parking
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    Having had some poor experiences in Scottish hotels recently, I can report whole heartedly, this one was terrific. The staff are very friendly, the rooms, although not cheap (but no more expensive that significantly inferior properties) are very well fitted out. Great bed, linen etc...More

    Thank PointyF
    Reviewed 31 August 2017

    Called in for a meal on Friday night, great food and service. Stayed in the marina and its just a short hop to the hotel. The food was really good steaks all round all cooked to perfection the starters were also good.

    Thank Robert S
    Reviewed 30 August 2017

    Nice rooms, some with a great view. It's in the middle of Port Ellen, close to the ferry making for an excellent base of exploring the island. It's a fine enough hotel, but hideously overpriced for the quality. The staff in the restaurant was uninterested...More

    Thank KaiGlerum
    Reviewed 25 August 2017

    perfect starting point for all our activities on Islay, in walking distance of 3 distilleries, good food and great bar! comfy beds, good bathroom. Room 2 on the small side, but bathroom very spacious. Big thank you to Nigel for making our Honeymoon so special....More

    Thank Sascha K
    Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

    Islay is off the beaten track and it takes a little effort (ferry ride) to get to, but it was the most authentic Scottish experience of our eleven day tour. Every Saturday night they host live Scottish folk music and the bar fills up with...More

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    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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    "If you expect a sea view, prepare to be disappointed. There might be from an even more expensive room."
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    "Ask for a sea view rather than getting a view down the main road"
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    "Room 11 was great for staying with a dog, plus has good views"
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    "quieter at back but not a major problem"
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