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The Islay Hotel

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My room was nice and comfortable, attractive, and everything seems new. A tasty and well-presented restaurant although somewhat pricey for the location, in my opinion, and in my personal experience the server knew little about the dishes he was serving-- not good. Also in my...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there 2x for dinner; we got a feeling of local, despite all the tourists. Amazing food and very nice athmoasphere. If you can take the time - visit the bar. What a selection of local "goodies".

Thank Kudrun
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Nice views of the town and docks, lovely rooms and restaurant. Breakfast was very good, as was dinner. Walking distance to the Whisky trail, sites and downtown restaurants. Very clean with modern bathroom.

Thank 333Bernadette
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The hotel is nice the staff is very helpful. It was clean and it has a lift. my room had a lovely sea view. The location is convenient there is is store and restaurant within walking distance . It is also is close to 3...More

Thank chinatravler022
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous trip. Highly recommend this hotel. Nigel was friendly and extremely helpful. Food was great. Room was very nice. Nice pressure in the shower. Very clean. Close to the ferry. Beautiful walking paths. Walked to 3 distilleries and did a tour. It smells like...More

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US$ 131 - US$ 373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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dazisaac
5 March 2017|
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Response from micksaxblack | Reviewed this property |
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Elise H
27 October 2015|
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2 August 2015|
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Response from TXJHawk | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure I understand the question, but I believe there was a coffee maker in each room. Also the towels were on a heated rack as I recall.
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"If you expect a sea view, prepare to be disappointed. There might be from an even more expensive room."
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"Ask for a sea view rather than getting a view down the main road"
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"Room 11 was great for staying with a dog, plus has good views"
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"quieter at back but not a major problem"
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