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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fantastic b&b in port ellen Joy the host is fantastic ,nothing is to much hassle for her and she cooks a fantastic breakfast the rooms are spotless and the beds are very comfortable the bathroom looks like it should be in a 5star hotel would book this b&b again in a heartbeat

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here on 1st April 2017 for one night. We had three rooms and they were all lovely. My partner and I and our one year old daughter were on the ground floor - the room was bright and airy and very spacious with a beautiful bathroom. My dad was on the other room on the ground floor which...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The B&B was beautiful, my room was extremely comfortable and Joy was an amazing host! My only complaint is that I wish my trip were longer :) When my ferry route was unexpectedly switched, I emailed Joy and she helped me navigate my way to Port Ellen. Breakfast in the morning before my whisky tour was delicious! Overall, very cozy...

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Thank jnestler0
Ayr, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We are just back from a wonderful weekend at the Askernish B&B. Everything about this B&B was just perfect. The location was ideal for our visit to the local distillerys. The room was extremely clean and comfortable with good facilties. The landlady, Joy, really suited her name! She is a very pleasant and helpful lady. We will definitely be back...

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Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

What a fabulous guest house this is! My husband had stayed here previously whilst on a cycling tour of the island and didn't hesitate to book again for a long weekend. We couldn't have been made to feel more welcome by Joy...all previous reviews regarding Joy are absolutely true. She is a wonderful hostess and that made our stay even...

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3Thank traveller67Chorley
Sailly-lez-Lannoy, France
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Joy is a very friendly person, we enjoyed talking with her. and she helped us organise our visits. Port Ellen is a beautiful town to stay. The breakfast is also very excellent and can feed you for the whole day! we anjoyed our 3 nights there!

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1Thank sophietourtoy
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The location is great. Very close to the fairy terminal and within a short drive of the airport. It's also a very easy walk to the three distilleries on the south side of the island, there is a very nice walking path from Port Ellen. Joy is the main reason why I would stay here again in a heartbeat. She...

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1Thank John C
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I had a really lovely stay for my 6 nights in Port Ellen. The B&B is an older building but the rooms and bathrooms are well kitted out and very clean. The whole place has a lovely homely feeling to it. The owner, Joy was fantastic and takes excellent care of her guests, it's also really nice getting some local...

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3Thank Shane G
Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, Croatia
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Joy is just so welcoming and sweet that those 4 days in Port Ellen were truly wonderful for us. We stayed in a room with a nice view into the harbour, the beds are so amazing (I believe, I've never slept so good). Joy really puts a lot of thought and effort to make her guests feel like home. The...

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1Thank sandratzschoppe
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Joy makes sure you have a great time. We were cyclists and she opened the large wooden doors next to her house to give us access to the yard at the back. Room was clean, bathroom was enormous with a hip bath which I made use of, lovely! Convenient location for both the ferry and the town. Only minor gripe...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Askernish

Address: Frederick Crescent, Port Ellen PA42 7DJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Port Ellen
Number of rooms: 2
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“No idea, I guess they are all great ;-)”
sandratzschoppe, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms so as not to be on the street level or by the front door.”
JeanV22, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you require a bath you need to request as not every room has one.”
carolem397, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The single rooms have a wonderfull new shred bathroom. The en suites have an own bathroom.”
  • The view is stunning
  • Cosy breakfast room
  • A room with a view
sembcsconsultant, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Lovely view of bay from upstairs rooms.”
631lyndaa, 18 Jun 2015 | Read review
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