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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 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 20 March 2018

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
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

First of all, accomodation-huge apartaments included Tea/chocolate instants + small cakes Restaurant: Breakfast - really good choice of regional cuisine My Reco : Full scottish breakfast (you can find PIT ureguluje attachement) Dinner: venison is a perfect choice

Thank Wojtek S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Located a one minute walk or drive from the ferry at Port Ellen. Parking outside on road no problem. I stayed two nights. Lovely warm interior and greeting at reception. Hotel interior and furnishings ooze quailty. Staff are very pleasant and helpful. Absoloutley nothing not...More

Thank oliveruk
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dazisaac
5 March 2017|
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28 October 2015|
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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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"The second floor is accessible only by stair. Not recommend for someone with serious mobility challenges."
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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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