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The Islay Hotel

18 Charlotte Street, Port Ellen, Islay, PA42 7DF, United Kingdom
+44 149 630 0109


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Overall guest ratings

8.8/10 Excellent
based on 389 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 9.1
  • 7.5

Good to know

  • Good alcoholic drinks
  • Friendly service


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    On Islay’s famous Whisky Coast, in the fishing village of Port Ellen, overlooking the harbour and marina and just 2 hours by ferry from Kennacraig on the Scottish mainland, The Islay Hotel offers recently refurbished accommodation, a restaurant and well-stocked whisky bar. Guests can enjoy the unspoilt Scottish coastline and beaches, from 2 minutes' walk away. Each bedroom is individually designed and has a king or super-king bed, and has luxury en suite facilities. They all have sea views, a flat-screen TV, free WiFi, and tea/coffee making facilities. The restaurant serves fresh, local food. Breakfast is served daily from 7:30, lunch from 12:00 to 14:30 and dinner from 18:00 to 21:00. There is fresh coffee, tea and home baking available throughout the day. Islay Airport is a 10-minute drive for The Islay Hotel. A links golf course is less than 10 minutes' drive away and guests can visit the distilleries of Laphroaig, Lagavulin, and Ardbeg, situated between 5 and 10 minutes' drive. There is free parking at the property.

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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    9.0 Excellent
    based on 34 reviews
    • 10.0 "Food is to die for."
    • 10.0 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
    • 7.5 "Nice rooms."
    Good to know
    "Good alcoholic drinks"
    "Friendly service"
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