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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Port Ellen, Islay, The Hebrides, Scotland

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Mattias P
Osby, Sweden
1 review
“Great place and fine cottage!”
Reviewed 11 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Nice cottage just in the middle of Port Ellen. Easy access and great stay! We were a group of whisky lovers that enjoyed every day on Islay. Good weather was a bonus.

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
12 May 2016
You were great guests, please do come again for more whisky loving, May usually is the best weather but can't be guaranteed sadly. Thanks so much for your terrific review too. Hope to see you again soon.
Best wishes,
Lyle
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

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Liked best: Ease of booking and great owner to deal with
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
21 Apr 2016
Thank you so much for your great review. It was a real pleasure to be able to help you and your friends enjoy this beautiful island, and all it has to offer. Your thanks also will be appreciated by Lesley and Alison who do such an amazing job keeping the cottage in tip top condition for our guests. Please do come back and see us again, you will be made out welcome. Many thanks, Lyle
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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

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Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
12 Apr 2016
Thank you for your kind review, we try to make our guests feel welcome and comfortable. So pleased you and your party enjoyed their "whisky experience". Best wishes, Lyle
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
27 Mar 2016
How brilliant that you had a great time and also that you have passed on good recommendations about where to go in the evenings to other travellers. I'm so delighted that you had found Puffin Cottage perfect for your trip to Islay and I look forward to seeing you again hopefully to stay longer next time, after all ther are eight distilleries and another three in the pipeline! Best wishes, Lyle
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Simon H
Banbury, United Kingdom
1 review
“Cozy, comfortable cottage”
Reviewed 4 February 2016 for a stay in January 2016

The cottage is just as advertised. It is cosy, clean, and well-equipped. The beds are comfortable, and it was really nice and warm throughout. It's the perfect place to tour the distilleries on the island from. Lyle was a very attentive and helpful host, and was more than reasonable. We felt that he cared about our experience at his cottage.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
12 Feb 2016
I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Puffin Cottage and that we looked after you well. Unfortunately we couldn't order the weather for you but it's always dry inside the distilleries!! Please do come back and stay again, you'll be most welcome.
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