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  • Excellent88%
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  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“kippers”(22 reviews)
“homemade jams”(11 reviews)
“fruit pudding”(4 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pets Allowed
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All reviewskippershomemade jamsfruit puddingwarm welcomewonderful hostsprivate bathroomscottish breakfastb and bset you up for the daydelicious breakfastminutes by carfriendly placeplaces to visitown transportgreat suggestionsnice bathroomrooms were very clean
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Every time we are on Islay we visit Carole and Barry at the Ayen cottage. Right off the main road from Port Askaig to Port Ellen. Breakfast and the view are great. I love the hosts and the place. Very convenient to all places.

Thank bootsnfuzz
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Ayen Cottage was a wonderful place to stay. Good facilities and the hosts were engaging and friendly. The breakfast was excellent. We would recommend it to anyone going to Islay. It was quiet but convenient for us as cyclists. Carole is an excellent cook and...More

Thank Sback1
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We stayed during last 4 days of July, 2017. It was wonderful. Carole was an excellent host, providing a top-notch breakfast every morning and answering all of our questions.The rooms were spotless and our bed was comfortable, which means we slept extremely well. Could not...More

Thank workjc
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Staying at Carol's was the best we could've done. The rooms are clean, spacious and well equipped. She's a fantastic host and the breakfast was the best we had on our trip. When we left and had forgotten a coat, she even phoned up the...More

Thank Tine M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Carole welcomed us for the second time -- after we arrived soaking wet from the cycle trip and thought we had ruined her carpet! Instead she offered to tumble-dry all our clothes and welcomed us back! The welcome, the rooms, the cooked breakfast (Full Scottish,...More

Thank dewaldrebecca
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Details
Price range
US$41 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$41 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (32)
Room & Suite (13)
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bcstrock
30 May 2016|
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Response from Carole J | Property representative |
Hello Cindy, Thank you for your enquiry. We do have rooms available for the dates requested. Two rooms are ne suite and the other has a private use bathroom just across the hall. (Tartan dressing gowns provided for that dash... More
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fpollacchi
22 June 2015|
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Response from Carole J | Property representative |
Hello Frank, Thank you for your enquiry. We are fully booked for the dates you have requested. If your plans are flexible, we have Tues, Weds & Thurs 28th ,29th & 30th July ( the week before). Please do not hesitate to... More
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"bed and breakfast"
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"Watch the garden birds and swallows from the front room looking down the drive!"
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"All rooms are great."
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"The room (7th photo in gallery of the website) with king size bed is spacious, comfortable and sunny"
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