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    The Old Excise House

    Laphroaig PA42 7DS, Scotland
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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      2 adults
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Beachfront
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          The Islay Hotel
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          Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

          Fabulous stay at the old excuse house thanks to emma and ron's splendid hospitality. Beautiful house, wonderful breakfast, stunningly picturesque location. Could not ask for more and would thoroughly recommend.

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          Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

          From the beautiful breakfast prepared by Emma each morning to the luxurious bath, everything was wonderful! We were happy to have a chat with Ron each morning before heading out to the various distilleries within walking distance of the B&B. We thoroughly enjoyed our 5...More

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          Reviewed 3 October 2016

          The Old Excise House is situated on A846, just outside Port Ellen. The path from Port Ellen to Laphroig, Lagavullin and Ardbeg runs along the road, where The Old Excise house is located, so it's an easy walk either into Port Ellen for dinner of...More

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          Reviewed 28 September 2016

          So lucky to have found this super B&B for our first visit to Islay. Great hosts, great accommodation, great location. Ron and Emma certainly go above and beyond with their attention to detail and helpfulness. The welcome with home baking, fantastic breakfasts... mmmm delicious homemade...More

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          Reviewed 15 September 2016

          We were warmly welcomed by Ron and Emma to their beautiful and comfortable house. The accommodation was superb. Lovely beds and bedrooms, and bathrooms with beautiful views. Emma is an award-winning cook, and the breakfasts were absolutely delicious. No dietary requirement was too much trouble....More

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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • 2
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          • Laphroaig
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          Erin W
          Hi! My husband and I will be in Islay, checking in June 13 and checking out June 16. Do you have availability for us? A friend of ours recommended The Old Excise House.
          27 March 2017|
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          Response from islaygolfteacher | Property representative |
          Hi Erin, Thank you for enquiry, unfortunately we do not have those dates available. The nearest we can offer if you can be flexible are the nights of June 11/12/13. Thank you to your friend for recommending us. Have a... More
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          Jenny G
          Hello, On this site I see a "Laophraig Room" with the bathtub and black and white checkered floor. But all the photos I see are from 2011. Does that room still exist? I seem to only see the Heather and Bracken rooms to book. Thank you, Jenny.
          23 January 2017|
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          Response from islaygolfteacher | Property representative |
          Hello Jenny, The Old Excise House has 2 bedrooms, The Texa and The Laphroaig Room, you can see more details on our site theoldexcisehouse I think the names you are mentioning are for a different B&B with a similar name... More
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          fpollacchi
          Hi do you have a double room + 2 singles for 4-5 August. we would consider 2 twin rooms? Can you also confirm costs? Thanks Regards Frank
          22 June 2015|
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          Response from LaphroaigPA | Property representative |
          Hi Frank, Thank you for your enquiry, unfortunately we do not have availability at that time. When we do have availability we offer one Kingsize double and one Superking/twin. Our rate for 2015 is £130 per room per night... More
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