Welcome to Port Askaig Hotel
Port Askaig Hotel is closed to the public due to Corona Virus. In the event of any emergency requirement please phone during shop hours 9 - 5pm. Mon - Saturday. 01496 840245
A limited food take away service is available (at the moment) by phoning same number 1pm-2.30 and 6.30 - 8pm daily.
Apologies to all inconvenienced. Hope to see all our friends back in Islay later in the year.
Stay safe everyone. Slainte!
Port Askaig Hotel is a picturesque, family run Highland Inn on the shores of the Sound of Islay, overlooking the pier at which daily car ferries berth on arrival from the Scottish mainland. Due to its proximity to the ferry, the hotel offers easy access to Jura, Colonsay and the mainland. The hotel has been in family ownership for over 50 years.
The Best Coastal Location in Islay
Situated in arguably the best coastal location in Islay this old drove inn offers a mix of 13 double/twin/family rooms + 1 single room - all with en-suite facilities. The annex has two completely refurbished en-suite rooms which are now available on B&B basis, both have stunning views over the small harbour and Sound of Islay to the Isle of Jura. Guests resident in the annex have shared use of a small tv lounge.
Quality Malts and Fresh Seafood
At Port Askaig Hotel you can find quality malts and a menu featuring local Islay meat and seafood from the daily catch. Our Starboard Restaurant offers Bistro style dining with a full meal service in both bars and hot snacks available outwith main meal times. Our Port Bar is the oldest licensed premises on Islay and features an extensive selection of Islay Malts and a display of old and rare bottles, whilst the Snug Bar is ideal for a pre-dinner drink or a cosy evening with friends. Our seasonal menu offers everything from light snacks to lobster lunches! Snacks are available all day. Come and experience the Port Bar - the Best in the West!
Islay Festival Bookings
For Islay Festival week bookings please contact the hotel directly.
Ideal Base to Explore Islay
Port Askaig is an ideal base from which to explore the varied delights of Islay including sea or loch fishing, cycling, walking, swimming from fabulous beaches, the Malt Whisky Trail, ancient history or The Clans and Lords of the Isles, or for simply enjoying the fabulous scenery - Islay has it all.
What's on at Port Askaig Hotel
We offer private whisky tasting in Old Port Bar or our Whisky Lounge for parties of 4 or more may be pre booked for your stay. Contact us for more details.
Occasional Quiz Nights and Live Music are hosted in the bar.
See and Do nearby
We can now book for guests - subject to availability - Distillery and/or sightseeing tours with a local driver who can bring the island to life for you. This can be for number of guests by car 1-4 persons or by mini bus - 8- 15 seats.
Fly Fishing with John Mc Callum a locally based professional Fly Fishing Guide - suitable for both experienced and novice anglers.
Wildlife spotting/sea fishing and scenic tours by boat. Very experienced knowledgeable skippers ensure you have a safe and memorable trip.
Limited FREE camping by the sea may be available by contacting the owners through Port Askaig Stores or at the Hotel or by telephoning ahead to 01496840245
Port Askaig Harbour - the newly upgraded harbour facilities are suitable for smaller visiting boats and we are always willing to assist with fuel outwith standard opening times at our adjacent filling station and stores. Late arrivals should phone 01496 840 245 or 01496 840 747 for information.
We regret that we cannot accept dogs.