Port Askaig Hotel
“Popular meeting point just by harbour” - AA Inspector
PORT ASKAIG, ARGYLL & BUTE
Our Inspector's view
The building of this endearing family-run hotel dates back to the 18th century. The lounge provides fine views over the Sound of Islay to Jura, and there is a choice of bars that are popular with locals and visitors alike – the Snug Bar and the Old Malt Whisky Bar. There is also a beer garden. Traditional dinners and seafood fresh from the harbour are served in the bright Starboard Restaurant and a full range of bar snacks and meals is also on offer. The bedrooms are smart and comfortable, and free WiFi is available.
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Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 13
- Family rooms: 4
- Bedrooms Ground: 11
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Outdoor parking spaces: 15
- Indoor parking spaces:
- Walk-in showers
- Open all year
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About the area
Discover Argyll & Bute
This is a county that’s all about awe-inspiring landscapes and unique island cultures. Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney put the area on the map when he wrote Mull of Kintyre, recorded in 1977 with the local pipe band backing his group. Kintyre is a long, thin peninsula that points south from the mainland, sheltering the mouth of the Firth of Clyde from the open sea. It’s very nearly an island, with just a narrow isthmus connecting it with Knapdale, to the north.
Tucked away at the end of the Firth of Clyde, Bute has been the holiday playground for generations of Glaswegians and is home to some of the finest golden beaches anywhere on the west coast. It may not boast the wild mountain grandeur of some of Scotland’s other islands, but Bute is blessed with swathes of heathery moorland and a range of low, fertile hills, perfect for walking and studying the local wildlife. Such is the variety of landscapes that make up this county.
To experience the sights and sounds of the area, visit Dunoon in late August for the Cowal Highland Gathering, when more than 150 pipe bands from all over the world compete for prestigious trophies.
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