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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We were booked in for three nights. Having read about losing their alcohol licence online we were forewarned that the former hotel would now be a b&b and something of a 'ghost ship'. That in itself was not a problem. The key and a letter of explanation offering a price reduction (we had booked many months in advance) were waiting... More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights with friends while we visited Islay for a whiskey tour. When we made our reservations it was all online. The web site refers to the restaurant and bar. When we arrived, we were told it is now being run as a B&B. No food other than breakfast and the bar was closed down. Would have... More 

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Ely
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Spent weekend with a couple of mates. We arrived at reception and waited and waited and waited until someone noticed 3 envelopes on the desk. The only time we saw a member of staff was at breakfast. We became aware that the hotel is up for sale which makes sense at it requires some investment.

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Brighton
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147 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a difficult review to write. I was aware of its 'Fawlty Towers' reputation, but it was the only place I could book for the two nights I wanted. Reviews here say it's noisy due to the public bar downstairs, but when I arrived the bar and restaurant were dark and my key to Room 3 awaiting me on... More 

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Wimborne, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The first thing I am going to say is the staff are lovely working very hard under difficult circumstances. They are trying to make the best of a bad job. The owners should be ashamed of themselves. Like previous reviews we were told on arrival no restaurant meal or alcohol, only bed and breakfast, breakfast was very nice though. We... More 

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Thank Lynne A
Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We booked this online believing we had booked into a hotel. On arrival we were told it was now only a bed and breakfast.... But still charging the same! False advertising online as it still says it has a bar etc. I waited for almost an hour to speak to a member of staff but no one available. Needless to... More 

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Thank Teacherjude
Manhattan Beach, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Really nice people, clean rooms, good service. The Breakfast was especially good and friendly every day. Very convenient to restaurants, the Ferry Terminal and 3 of the better Whiskey Distilleries. The only thing that prevented a better rating was the wifi service, just can't handle the necessary load of guests.

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Thank DMacMB
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Clearly in trouble this is the worst hotel I have stayed in for some time. If I could have rated zero I would. Staff are good people but as disheartened and worn down as the presentation of the hotel itself. Myself and friends went to Islay for a whisky weekend. We are all mature guys and booked several rooms. The... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband visited this hotel to be told its a bed and breakfast because the so called manager decided not to sell food and drinks because of an incident.we were there for our first wedding anniversary and if it wasn't for Christine and her friend helping us...... We wouldn't have had nice weekend so thank you to both... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed at hotel for a few days in connection with a work visit top Islay. The hotel is very dated and colleagues staying other places in Port Ellen had something much nicer. The room I was in was OK but everything else in dire need of renovation. Breakfast is a full Scottish breakfast but very dull - tomatoes and beans... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the very heart of the village of Port Ellen, our quaint 19 bedroom hotel offers comfortable accommodation complemented by an excellent seasonal menu, and of course a wonderful selection of the Islay malts for which our little island is renowned. Within a stones throw of Port Ellen ferry terminal, a short drive from the island's airport and with easy access to the local bus service, getting to and from the hotel couldn't be easier. A warm highland welcome guaranteed, we look forward to making your stay on the Isle of Malts, an experience to remember. ... more   less 

Additional Information about White Hart Hotel

Address: 1 Charlotte Street, Port Ellen PA42 7DF, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Port Ellen
Number of rooms: 18
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“Ask for a sea view”
  • Room 3
  • Camping too!
  • Room 3
 of 5 bubbles fredpipes, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Top floor room8 away from bar area”
 of 5 bubbles goldenrivett, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room that has been refurbished.. and not about the bar.”
 of 5 bubbles craigj212, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms with a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles Watergipsy78, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Check that your curtains are fit for purpose if you are a light sleeper.”
 of 5 bubbles thebooler, 12 Jun 2015 | Read review
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