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Cozy Cottage In Picturesque Scotland
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5 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Cottage on the countryside

"Lovely house surrounded by farmland. If you are lucky there is sheep grazing in the field. The cottage has got a big kitchen with view over the fields. The sitting room is a wee bit dark, but enough light to compensate. Loved the bathroom which is very light. It is not far to walk to Machir bay. ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2019

Cozy Cottage In Picturesque Scotland
Glenegedale House
5 out of 5
Glenegedale, Islay Island, Scotland
The price is $206 per night
4.58 mi from city center
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 Nov 17, 2019

Glenegedale House
Port Charlotte Hotel
4 out of 5
Main Street, Port Charlotte, Islay Island, Scotland
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3.15 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

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Freewinds
4 out of 5
Bowmore, Islay Island, Scotland
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1.14 mi from city center
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 Sep 8, 2019

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Port Charlotte Holidays
4 out of 5
15 School Street, Port Charlotte, Islay Island, Scotland
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3.22 mi from city center
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Stonefield Bed and Breakfast
4 out of 5
Bridgend, Islay Island, Scotland
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The price is $175 per night
3.18 mi from city center
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 Sep 30, 2019

Stonefield Bed and Breakfast
The Old School
4 out of 5
Portnahaven, Islay Island, Scotland
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9.01 mi from city center
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 May 31, 2019

The Old School
The Bowmore House Bed & Breakfast
3.5 out of 5
Shore Street, Bowmore, Islay Island, Scotland
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1.19 mi from city center
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 Jan 11, 2020

The Bowmore House Bed & Breakfast
Kilchoman House & Cottages
3 out of 5
House Cottages Kilchoman, Islay Island, Scotland
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6.19 mi from city center
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 Oct 1, 2018

Kilchoman House & Cottages
Caladh Sona
3 out of 5
PORT ELLEN, Islay Island, Scotland
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8.91 mi from city center
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 Oct 18, 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 20 hotels and other accommodations in Islay Island
  • The closest major airport is in Islay (ILY), 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Campbeltown (CAL), 31.3 mi (50.4 km) 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 Museum of Islay Life and Kilchoman Distillery.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 20 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Islay Island. These are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Glenegedale House - This 5-star guesthouse features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and comfortable rooms.
  • Islay House - Our customers like the bar and helpful staff at this hotel. This 3.5-star hotel features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Dressing for Islay Island

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 47°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 38°F
  • From April to June, the average is 59°F during the day and 39°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 60°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 55°F as the daytime average and 40°F as the nighttime average
  • Islay Island gets about 1.38 inches of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 59°F, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 38°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Islay Island?
Glenegedale House is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star guesthouse offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Islay House is another top choice for your stay based on traveler reviews.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Islay Island, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Islay Island.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Islay Island?
For more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Islay Island, click here.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Islay Island?
The Old School is a favorite 4-star apartment 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 apartment, and offers a bar/lounge for its human guests. Islay House is another good option for a stay with your pet.
Where is the best place to stay with easy access to Bruichladdich Distillery?
Port Charlotte Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Bruichladdich Distillery. Other good choices within 5 miles include Port Charlotte Youth Hostel and Tarbert House.
What about the best place to stay close to Bunnahabhain Distillery?
One of the top choices for your stay is Port Askaig Hotel, located 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Bunnahabhain Distillery, and this hotel offers 2 bars and free breakfast. Islay House and Stonefield Bed and Breakfast are a couple of other good options within the surrounding area.

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