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Featuring a fitness centre and a garden, Machrie Hotel & Golf Links is situated just outside Port Ellen. This 4-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi.

At the hotel, each room comes with a desk minibar, safe and flat-screen TV. The private bathroom is fitted with a shower and free toiletries. Many of our bathrooms also have a bath.

Guests at Machrie Hotel & Golf Links can enjoy a continental or a Full English breakfast. The hotel restaurant and bar is available for lunch and dinner, which serves a variety of Scottish and British dishes. Afternoon tea is also served in the Stag or Courtyard Lounge.

Preferred green fees are available for residents on the 18-hole championship links course. There is also a 6-hole par 3 'Wee Course', 5, bay driving range, practice areas and Hebrides putting area. The PureGray Spa & Gym offers 2 spa treatment rooms offering a wide selection of services, a sauna and a 24-hour gym. Prebooking is essential.

The Machrie is located less than 3.7 miles from Port Ellen and 6.8 miles from Bowmore.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Machrie Hotel & Golf Links has been welcoming guests since 26 Jul 2018.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Closest beaches
  • White Hart Beach

    8.9 Fabulous beach
    150 yards from property
  • Kilnaughton Beach

    9.2 Superb beach
    1 miles from property
  • The Singing Sands

    9.6 Exceptional beach
    1.4 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
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  • contemplating visiting Islay next week but would like to know if you are still serving full breakfast and evening meals?
    Dear guest, Thank you for your enquiry. We are pleased to confirm that we are indeed serving full breakfast as well as evening meals for our reside..
    Answered on 2 November 2020
  • I am disabled is there ground floor bedrooms ?
    Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, we do have two ease of access bedrooms with a wet room. Both of them are located on the ground floor. One of them is..
    Answered on 14 March 2021
  • Do you take dogs?
    Dear Sir or Madam, Yes, we do take dogs in some of our Deluxe Bedrooms. Please note that a supplement of £40 per dog per stay will be charged. Kinde..
    Answered on 16 March 2021
  • Hi is your gym and spa open? Hoping to book a few nights for next week Thanks
    Good Morning, thank you for your email. Our Gym and Sauna are both open. Unfortunately, our Spa is still closed at the moment. Should you require any..
    Answered on 16 November 2021
  • Hi, Are dogs also allowed in your restaurant? Thanks
    Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately, we do not allow dogs in Restaurant 18. However, you would be most welcome to use our terrace, Courtyard lou..
    Answered on 13 November 2021
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Hotel surroundings *
2 restaurants on site


    Cuisine: Scottish, Seafood

    The Stag Lounge

    Cuisine: British

Facilities of Machrie Hotel & Golf Links
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Horse riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Games room
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
  • Airport shuttle
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness
  • Full body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • English
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Machrie Hotel & Golf Links takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 00:00


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 15 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
£40 per child, per night
Cot upon request
£10 per child, per night
3 - 14 years
Extra bed upon request
£40 per child, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Mastercard Visa American Express Machrie Hotel & Golf Links accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

If more than 6 rooms are booked, this is recognised by the property as a group booking. Group policies and charges may apply

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

As a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Machrie Hotel & Golf Links in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Machrie Hotel & Golf Links

  • Guests staying at Machrie Hotel & Golf Links can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • The prices at Machrie Hotel & Golf Links may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Yes, Machrie Hotel & Golf Links is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Machrie Hotel & Golf Links is 50 yards from the centre of Port Ellen.

  • Room options at Machrie Hotel & Golf Links include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin/Double

  • Machrie Hotel & Golf Links offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Games room
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Beachfront
    • Back massage
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Body treatments
    • Walking tours
    • Hand massage
    • Bicycle rental
    • Manicure
    • Personal trainer
    • Foot massage
    • Beach
    • Body wrap
    • Movie nights
    • Fitness
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Beauty Services
    • Bike tours
    • Neck massage
    • Body scrub
    • Full body massage
    • Pedicure
    • Head massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Horse riding
    • Facial treatments

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Machrie Hotel & Golf Links by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 10min

  • Machrie Hotel & Golf Links has 2 restaurants:

    • 18
    • The Stag Lounge

  • Check-in at Machrie Hotel & Golf Links is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.