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The Inns by the Loch

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  • Excellent95%
  • Very good3%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
  • 5 Oct 2015
    “Beautiful Location, Excellent Accommodations, Warm and Welcoming Hosts, Attentive Staff”
  • 23 Sep 2015
    “Pilgrimage to Islay”
The Square, Bowmore PA43 7JR Scotland See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

Really lovely, excellent breakfast and they accommodate special requests. Huge bathtub with towel warmers. Room was enormous on the 2nd floor. Really a great place centrally located to tour all the distilleries. Fantastic "sitting room" with library and board games for the bambinos.

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Reviewed 23 September 2015

We had a ground floor room, called the ¨Sandpiper¨ for our 2-night stay on the island. Very nice and quiet location right on the waterfront with fantastic views across Loch Indaal. Excellent breakfast cooked to order, not buffet. Nice lounge, as well. Very nice and...More

1  Thank Stein M
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

On arrival, Neil was really helpful with advising us on tours and somewhere for dinner. We stayed in the Gullimot which was absolutist stunning. Beautiful living and kitchen space with a bed mezzanine over and stunning views over the water. Great nights sleep lamented by...More

1  Thank Pierced_Brosnan
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We stayed for four nights in the Heron room. From even before we arrived, Neil and Carol were extremely helpful. Carol booked us restaurants and made suggestions as to what we could do. Our room was delightful, with a view over the loch to Port...More

Thank JoJo R
Response from 776Carol, Owner at The Inns by the LochResponded 1 September 2015

Very many thanks for your kind review - so pleased you enjoyed your stay so much on Islay and found The Inns all you had hoped for - the location is pretty special.

Reviewed 27 August 2015

We had the smaller of the rooms, the Kittiwake, which didn't have a sea view but was perfectly adequate for our needs and very clean. The wall mounted telly was a little dated, being in old 4:3 format and wifi a little unreliable, but watching...More

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Experience the incomparable loveliness of the Inner Hebrides and experience the special atmosphere that is part of Islay’s heritage. Enviably situated in the heart of Bowmore, yet literally a step away from the More shoreline of Loch Indaal, The Inns by the Loch offers the perfect environment where you can unwind and indulge your natural senses within the comfortable setting of first class accommodation. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Number of rooms
Price range
US$124 - US$209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Inns By The Loch Bowmore, Islay
United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Bowmore
Number of rooms
Price range
US$124 - US$209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Inns By The Loch Bowmore, Islay
United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Bowmore
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Room & Suite (17)
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"All the rooms have views"
5 Oct 2015
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"A first floor room would be very nice, indeed!"
23 Sep 2015
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"Heron room benefits from the wifi signal from the hall below. Not sure if this is true of other rooms...."
31 Aug 2015
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"Oyster Catcher room"
9 Aug 2015
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