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18 Charlotte Street, Port Ellen, Port Ellen, PA42 7DF, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.2/10! (score from 182 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at The Islay Hotel.
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The Islay Hotel's staff speak: English
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Food & Drink
Bar, Restaurant (à la carte)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
Packed lunches, Luggage storage
Non-smoking rooms, Facilities for disabled guests, Family rooms, Lift, Heating, Designated smoking area
14:00 - 21:30 hours
07:30 - 10:00 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and extra beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 1 year stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge for children's cots/cribs.
The maximum number of children's cots/cribs in a room is 1.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
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Based on 182 reviews
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Lacking a fireplace in the bar. Food menu not very original.
Very nice staff and bar!
We liked the friendly staff and efficient and pleasant waiting staff. The room was comfortable and a generous sized toilet and shower room. The quality of the bed sheets and towels was wonderful. The food was excellent and service was quick. Thank you so much for a lovely weekend. Beautiful location and beautiful hotel on a very beautiful Island.
Location perfect for catching early Ferry. Food perfect and service for both dinner and breakfast perfect. Value for money
Like most hotels there could be better lighting in the rooms. Very hard to find something negative to say
Renovated rooms and public areas with a quality finish. Food was very good at fair price for the quality served
Nice room & View
Lovely hotel in central location in Port Ellen. Very warm & comfortable. Only a short walk to 3 distilleries. Very friendly staff.
Whisky menu was impressive but really pricey even for standard malts
Hotel fitted out to a very high standard
Hotel was ideal for my short trip to Islay. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast and dinner was great and they have a good stock of Malts in the bar. Would recommend the hotel!
Breakfast was too late for the early boat departure.
Lift to the rooms was a great plus after lugging bags up stairs for nearly 3 weeks. Staff in dining room very attentive perhaps to a fault. Enjoyed the wines on offer. Do not see too many South African wines in Australia. Also enjoyed the 2 Islay beers on tap. Great location for a walk around Port Ellen. and to catch morning ferry.
The bar. Excellent selection of single malts
Hotel is great and I would argue the place to be if you are an out-of-towner with no friends or family near by. I made extensive use of the free wifi throughout, hotel bar and breakfast buffet.
Quaint town but too far off the grid for my liking. Not a lot of things to do especially for traveling single guys.
great mix of luxury in bedroom with traditional touches live music at night friendly staff good food with amazing fresh langoustines and scallops great choice
breakfast kippers poor show and smoked salmon at breakfast on extremely hot plates no no no stick to lovely traditional Scottish bacon eggs and stornoway pudding
Enjoyed overnight stay. Dinner was good. Room was good Location was good and handy for ferry
Fairly pricey although the hotel is very nice. A small gym would be good perhaps ?
Completely refurbished lately and maintained very well, excellent restaurant
the location is the closest to the ferry terminal for arrival and departure so no wasted travel time. There are no other restaurants around and that is fine because all their food is fantastic for dinner and breakfast. Everyone on staff is excellent. Great whiskey selections in bar and restaurant. Great location to 6 of the distilleries. The issues with a lot of the older properties in Scotland with showers, old building smells, parking, etc, are all non-issues at this property. Would stay again in a heart beat.
Location; friendly and helpful staff; comfortable room.
Great location. Nice and large room. Good breakfast.
Very clean, decor,food and drink excellent.
A little expensive and quite noisy from activities in the bar
The hotel location was just right by the ferry terminal. The public areas were very nice, super bar with live music at the weekend and the dining room was lovely. The food was very very good. It was extremely quiet - very little outside noise.
Nothing to dislike.
Location, location, location Clean Great Breakfast and Dinners Good Bar
No lifts to upper floor
everyting was rather correct
Hotel was recently re-built and is very clean, staff if friendly. breakfast was good
Value for money is too low, small rooms, we struggled to see the sea from our room. dinner was disappointing we had to send back the steak as it was more like a robber, not what you expect from this expensive hotel. There are many hotels on the Islay that dont have online bookings but looked better and located more centrally, like the bowmore hotel, and Port Charlotte Hotel. (next time I will definatly go for the Port Charlotte hotel!!)
Nice, modern facilities.
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