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Top 10 Hotels in Islay Island

Port Charlotte Youth Hostel
4 out of 5
Port Charlotte, Main Street, Islay Island, Scotland
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4.4/5Excellent! (5 reviews)
Great place to stay!

"Great place to stay right on the beach and under five minutes to a Spar and a whisky bar and good restaurant. The managers went above and beyond to make me comfortable get me the information that I needed. Beautiful views from the common rooms and kitchen. Bus stop 2-3min walk. Then only downside ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jun 2019

Port Charlotte Youth Hostel
The Island Bear Bed and Breakfast
3 out of 5
SHORE STREET, Islay Island, Scotland
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4.9/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)

"Great location! Our room was cozy and our hosts were kind and very welcoming. Excellent breakfast in the morning!! Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2019

The Island Bear Bed and Breakfast
Glenegedale House
5 out of 5
Glenegedale, Islay Island, Scotland
£98
per night
4 Nov-5 Nov
4.9/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)

"This Scottish Islay retreat was impeccable. The family was very nice, accommodating, and had a lifetime of knowledge of the island and it’s distilleries. It’s central on the island and makes everywhere you could want to go within 45 minutes of your stay! A"…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2019

Glenegedale House
The Old School
4 out of 5
Portnahaven, Islay Island, Scotland
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5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Base needed for work!

"Four of us needed a base to work from! Portnahaven is a bit out of the way, but a really picturesque location, and the Old School House was immaculately prepared and presented. Spacious, clean, well appointed and equipped. The only down side was that the wifi was a bit slow - but at least it ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2018

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Stonefield Bed and Breakfast
4 out of 5
Bridgend, Islay Island, Scotland
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4.7/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)

"Really nice property, the rooms are like new, bright, spacious with great views. It has a rural location but a few minutes drive in either direction takes you to bar/restaurant, coffee houses & small shops in the small villages & less than 10 mins to get to Bowmore where there is more to choose from. ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2019

Stonefield Bed and Breakfast
Tarbert House
2.5 out of 5
Shore Street, Bowmore, Islay Island, Scotland
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£100
per night
29 Oct-30 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (11 reviews)

"Welcoming and enjoyable stay and a good location for touring Islay. Keys collected from owner at restaurant adjacent to property and she made us so welcome and provided us with all the information. Room was clean and very well presented. It was a comfortable bed, albeit a small double but modern ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2019

Tarbert House
The Bowmore House Bed & Breakfast
3.5 out of 5
Shore Street, Bowmore, Islay Island, Scotland
£129
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov
5/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)

"I stayed only for 1 night but the guest was beautiful. The views are incredible. Breakfast is one of the best ones I had during my trip. I would definitely recommend staying here."…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2019

The Bowmore House Bed & Breakfast
Islay House
3.5 out of 5
Islay House, Bridgend, Islay Island, Scotland
£99
per night
27 Oct-28 Oct
4.7/5Exceptional! (63 reviews)

"Such a beautiful and unique place to stay. Lovingly maintained and cleverly renovated for the 21st -century traveler."…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2019

Islay House
Kilchoman House & Cottages
3 out of 5
House Cottages Kilchoman, Islay Island, Scotland
£395
per night
20 Oct-21 Oct
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Toppenbra, avskilt läge

"Whiskyresa med vänner. Fantastiskt läge nära strand (ej badvänligt), gångavstånd till destilleri. Bortkopplad från omvärlden, dock wi-fi. Öppen spis med allt man behöver!"…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct 2018

Kilchoman House & Cottages
Caladh Sona
3 out of 5
PORT ELLEN, Islay Island, Scotland
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4.5/5Wonderful! (17 reviews)

"Rhona was an amazing hostess. She wasvery accommodating and full of local knowledge that she was happy to share. One of the cleanest b&bs I have stayed at!"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2019

Caladh Sona
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Visiting Islay Island

Visitors to Islay Island are sure to enjoy the bars. Tourists can also enjoy the city's gardens, local tours and seaside.

  • There are 22 hotels and other accommodation options in Islay Island
  • The closest major airport is in Islay (ILY), 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Colonsay, Scotland (CSA), 21.9 mi (35.3 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Islay Island

Cultural venues in the city include Bowmore Distillery, Bruichladdich Distillery and Kilchoman Distillery. The city's natural beauty is on display at An Tràigh, Port ban and Port Mor. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Laphroaig Distillery and Lagavulin Distillery.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 22 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Islay Island. Below is a top place to stay based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Glenegedale House - This 5-star guesthouse features free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its comfortable beds and walkable location.

Dressing for Islay Island

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 9°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 3°C
  • From April to June, the average is 15°C during the day and 4°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 16°C during the day and 9°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 13°C as the daytime average and 5°C as the night-time average
  • Islay Island gets about 1011.90 millimetres of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 15°C, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 4°C

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