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Islay House
3.5 out of 5
Islay House, Bridgend, Islay Island, Scotland
The price is AU$273 per night
5.43 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (74 reviews)

"We LOVED our stay at Islay House. The house itself is well-kept and updated while maintaining it's own character. The heated floors in the bathroom were a nice extra. Our rooms were comfortable and we have absolutely no complaints about any of the facilities. The real standout though was the unbeatable ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Islay House
The Machrie Hotel & Golf Links
4 out of 5
The Machrie Hotel & Golf LInks, Islay Island, Scotland
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The price is AU$401 per night
9.43 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (57 reviews)
Wonderful views

"Beautiful set up and wonderful service! The scenery is breathtaking too!"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

The Machrie Hotel & Golf Links
Port Charlotte Holidays
4 out of 5
15 School Street, Port Charlotte, Islay Island, Scotland
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5.19 km from city centre
Port Charlotte Holidays
Glenegedale House
5 out of 5
Glenegedale, Islay Island, Scotland
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7.37 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (40 reviews)

"We LOVED staying here. It is beautiful and the hospitality was 5 star. We hope to go back again!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Nov. 2019

Glenegedale House
Tarbert House
2.5 out of 5
Shore Street, Bowmore, Islay Island, Scotland
The price is AU$155 per night
1.82 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (17 reviews)
Wonderful!

"We loved this place! Clean, convenient and completely charming. We will be back!"…"

Reviewed on 5 Dec. 2019

Tarbert House
The Old School
4 out of 5
Portnahaven, Islay Island, Scotland
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14.51 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Wonderful stay in Portnahaven

"Beautiful spacious house with well appointed kitchen. Short walk to the coast was very nice and we had a glorious sunny weekend. Everything was clean and comfortable. Quiet and peaceful."…"

Reviewed on 31 May 2019

The Old School
Stonefield Bed and Breakfast
4 out of 5
Bridgend, Islay Island, Scotland
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5.13 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (14 reviews)
Perfect B&B with Great Views and Friendly Host

"My friends and I had a great 3-night stay at Stonefield during our Islay trip. We had 2 rooms, both very spacious, comfortable and well-appointed with large bathrooms. The house is on a quiet street but close to many locations and parking is on-site. Vivian was a wonderful host and provided a superb ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep. 2019

Stonefield Bed and Breakfast
Kilchoman House & Cottages
3 out of 5
House Cottages Kilchoman, Islay Island, Scotland
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9.97 km from city centre
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
The Trout Fly Guest House
3.5 out of 5
8 Charlotte Street, Islay Island, Scotland
The price is AU$173 per night
14.21 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Great place to stay

"We had excellent pre-arrival information from Niall and he pointed us in the right direction in terms of what to do, where to eat and so on. The guest house is operating within the COVID-19 guidlines so one of the bedrooms is not in use. Ours was extremely comfortable and well appointed. Absolutely ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug. 2020

The Trout Fly Guest House
The Bowmore House Bed & Breakfast
3.5 out of 5
Shore Street, Bowmore, Islay Island, Scotland
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1.91 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)

"The Bowmore House is the the perfect place from which to explore Islay! It's a cozy B&B centrally located, and Andrew and Alison are lovely hosts. They are so helpful in planning logistics to make the most of your time here. I can't wait to go back again!"…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2020

The Bowmore House Bed & Breakfast
Port Charlotte Youth Hostel
4 out of 5
Port Charlotte, Main Street, Islay Island, Scotland
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5.06 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (6 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
Caladh Sona
3 out of 5
PORT ELLEN, Islay Island, Scotland
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14.34 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)

"Caladh Sona was lovely, and Rhona Scott's warm and welcoming presence, plus her excellent cooking, made our stay on Islay wonderful!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2019

Caladh Sona
Freewinds
4 out of 5
Bowmore, Islay Island, Scotland
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1.83 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (6 reviews)

"difficult to find, no one available to let us into property. entry code not given to us thanks to a neighbour we obtained entry to property."…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep. 2019

Freewinds
Port Charlotte Hotel
4 out of 5
Main Street, Port Charlotte, Islay Island, Scotland
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5.07 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)

"Staff was incredibly helpful and friendly. I will definitely stay here again when I return to Islay."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

Port Charlotte Hotel
The Grange Guest House
3 out of 5
Port Ellen, Islay Island, Scotland
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14.41 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)

"A very warm welcome to a very nice property. Only 3 rooms so a very cosy atmosphere. Margaret and Harold could not do enough for us to make our stay welcoming. We felt like family. 3 distilleries a short walk away and plenty of parking space. Port Ellen is a few minutes walk but, be careful, the ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Aug. 2019

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Visiting Islay Island

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

  • There are 8 hotels and other accommodations in Islay Island
  • The closest major airport is in Islay (ILY) 7.3 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Campbeltown (CAL) 50.4 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Islay Island

Cultural venues in the city include Bowmore Distillery, Bruichladdich Distillery, and Wildlife Information Centre. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Islay Ales and Museum of Islay Life.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 8 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from in Islay Island. Listed here are places to stay within 5 miles of the city center.

  • Islay House is located within 3.4 mi of the city center. This 3.5-star hotel in Islay Island features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our customers like its bar and breakfast.
  • Glenegedale House is 4.6 mi from the city's heart. Guests who stay at this 5-star guesthouse in Glenegedale can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. Our customers like its breakfast.
  • Port Charlotte Hotel is located 3.1 mi from the city center. This 4-star hotel in Islay Island features a restaurant, free parking, and a conference center.

Dressing for Islay Island

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 47°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 59°F, while the average at night is 39°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 60°F with nighttime averages of 49°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 55°F and nighttime averages of 40°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Islay Island is 1.38 inches
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 59°F, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 38°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Islay Island?
Glenegedale House is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star guesthouse offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Reviews from our site also recommend The Machrie Hotel & Golf Links and Tarbert House as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Islay Island, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Islay Island.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to Islay Island?
The Old School is a favourite 4-star holiday home for couples, and features a bar and free parking.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Islay Island?
The Old School is a top dog-friendly holiday home and offers a bar/lounge for its human guests. Islay House is another option for a stay with your pet.

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