We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Old Excise House

135 reviews
Save
Traveller (64)
Room & Suite (29)
Dining (7)
Overview
  • Excellent98%
  • Very good2%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“port ellen”(34 reviews)
“b b”(56 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (135)Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Filter reviews
124 results
Traveller rating
121
3
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
121
3
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsport ellenb bwithin walking distancesconesgreat hostshome bakingaward winninghome madeeach morningsheep grazingfabulous breakfastvisit islaydistillery tourfabulous stayfirst classbreakfast tablegave us great advice
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 124 reviews
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Perfect location - walking distance to Laphroaig, Lagavulin, Ardbeg and Port Ellen (right next to walking path). Charming and friendly hosts Emma and Ron make you feel right at home. Lovely comfortable room with magnificent sea view (we stayed in the Texa room). As many...More

Thank TwoBonVoyagers
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

The stay at the old exile house was more than we expected , the warmth and the care were beyond anything that we expected. Tastefully decorated , clean and friendly well located and the fabulous breakfast were just amazing. Thank you Emma and Ron for...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We were lucky enough to be recommended the Old Excise House by friends of ours. From the minute we arrived we were given a warm welcome and served warm home made scones and coffee. The accommodation is absolutely first class and spotlessly clean, beautiful bedroom...More

Thank jangrant152
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Ron and Emma are wonderful hosts who welcome you to their fantastic corner of Scotland. We stayed there for two nights and it was great. We felt incredibly welcome and they went above and beyond to help us out when we had a minor emergency....More

Thank Pieter V
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Emma and Ron make you feel welcome from the minute you arrive, the rooms are wonderful, the breakfast is out of this world. It is so restful and relaxing to sit in the sitting room. Waking up to a view of sheep grazing is amazing....More

Thank Lisa F
View more reviews
PreviousNext
12345625
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Details
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (64)
Room & Suite (29)
Dining (7)
Pool & Beach (2)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
barbara115de
11 June 2017|
Answer
Response from islaygolfteacher | Property representative |
Hello Babette, Thank you for your message. Unfortunately we do not have availability for those dates. I hope you find something suitable and have a very enjoyable trip to Islay. Thank you for your interest in staying... More
0
Votes
Erin W
27 March 2017|
Answer
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
0
Votes
PreviousNext
12
Room Tips
"One room with bath, one room with walk in shower, depends on your preference"
Read review
"Both rooms are lovely with great views"
Read review
"2 lovely rooms, both ensuite plus a lounge/breakfast room."
Read review
"Two lovely rooms; one has a walk-in shower and wonderful view, other a tub and hand-held shower, but somewhat..."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing