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Reviewed 21 October 2016

My wife and I spent a few days in this home from home hotel on Isle of Islay, great food, good location, very relaxing Accomodation. The only facility it lacks is a sitting room to chill, before going upstairs to our bedroom.

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Kloten, Switzerland
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had a nice dinner at Bowmore Hotel. The quality of service and food was to our complete satisfaction. I had two starters, which was not a problem at all. The Whisky list of the bar is comprehensive. We did like the special furniture of the restaurant.

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Thank Eliane S
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

My husband and I were at a loss when an inn we booked backfired. There was little availability on Islay, as we started calling around any hotel or B&B we could find, but we assumed we'd be destined to sleep in the car. His phone rang, and it was the owner at Bowmore hotel calling us back to let us... More 

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

Visited the bowmore hotel several times while staying in Bowmore from the 20th -27th August. What a lovely place, with fantastic food , great staff and friendly locals. We ate in here a few times and the menu is huge....and I mean huge! Everything we had was delicious, real value for money and the two Peter's service was fab. We... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Forget all the poor reviews this place is a gem,the hosts and staff are amazing I spend the weekend there and it was part central from start to finish,roll on next year.the food is fantastic if you like a hot curry ask Linda to make you a Dougie curry it will blow your socks off.

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Fab food, good service, welcoming atmosphere, who could ask for more? We went for a meal on Sunday and were told it wasn't the normal menu but a bbq, with a hint of hesitation we sat down. Wow it was great, food was tasty, big portions and really was worth every penny. Will definitely be back !!!

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

A pub aspiring to be a hotel. Extensive mould on the bedroom ceilings in the three rooms we used. A dreadful party in the bar until 01:00 so no one could sleep. Scant regard for the sleeping guests. A poor and over priced experience. A disappointing experience for our overseas guests.

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

This family run hotel has been transformed over the past few years with first the bar, lounge and dining areas and now all but a few rooms have been stripped back and totally refurbished, all using specially chosen timbers with resin inlays of seaweed, coins and local pieces of history. The rooms have kept a nice Scottish island feel and... More 

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Portstewart, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

What a great place for a meal! I had oysters for the first time as they were delicious. I wanted to keep the shell as a souvenir so the owner put them through the dishwasher and put them in a bag for me. We were treated so well by the staff who genuinely seemed interested in our holiday! The haggis... More 

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Lanark, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Dropped in for a light lunch as our 'usual' eating place in Bowmore was crowded out. So pleased it was, because the lunch we were served was very tasty. In fact, we were so impressed with just about everything in this cosy little hotel that we'll definitely be back for more. The lunch order was taken quickly and the drinks... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Bowmore Hotel

Address: Jamieson Street, Bowmore, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Bowmore
Number of rooms: 11
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“Renovated rooms very cozy. A little small but fine for 2.”
 of 5 bubbles 991stacieg, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The attic views great and hand made beds from wood from the island.”
 of 5 bubbles dougietwo, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to the rear overlook lochindal and are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles tomh83, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor quieter. Front is noisy because of bar. Back has the better views.”
 of 5 bubbles SirTav, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If they are fully booked ask for recommendations, they may have additional options”
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