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The Islay Hotel

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lovely hotel”(14 reviews)
“lobster”(13 reviews)
“platinum room”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A fabulous meal!! A busy but not manic restaurant. Excellent service, just enough without being too much. Fish was delicious. The halibut tasted as if it had only just left the sea! Starters and deserts were superb as well. We will definitely be back.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit Islay due to the popular distilleries on the island. The Islay Hotel was selected based on proximity to the distilleries. The hotel was quaint. Felt more like a bed and breakfast but the dining was fabulous. Our bedroom was small but...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Very busy restaurant and one we had to book in advance such was its popularity. We made two visits to the hotel, the first no room in the restaurant but we could try to find a non bookable table in the bar which we did...More

Thank shark939
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I called and made a reservation for my wife and I's wedding anniversary. We got there and we got a table but they made no effort to even acknowledge our anniversary. It was like they didn't even know. Right away we felt pressured to order...More

Thank bnkhutch
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Check in/out was very easy with two very friendly and competent staff. We were early but as our room was ready we able to access it. The room itself was lovely with plenty of space and clean with the bathroom also spacious with almost instant...More

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US$ 129 - US$ 374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$ 129 - US$ 374 (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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27 October 2015|
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r0ckyg2015
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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