Located at the "Heart of Islay", Bridgend Hotel offers excellent facilities for the more discerning traveller. Opened a century and a half ago the hotel aims to provide the original Islay experience to all customers, offering a warm, friendly and personal service to all, in the restaurant or enjoying a drink in one of the bars. The Hotel is an ideal base for touring. A stay at the Hotel comes with access to complimentary bank fishing and preferential rates for boats on Islay Estates' famously fertile trout fishing lochs, with boats on several lochs including the renowned Loch Gorm and the historic Loch Finlaggan, once the seat of power of the Lords of the Isles.
Each of the eleven ensuite bedrooms are individually decorated to a high standard to ensure your comfort and relaxation during your stay. All rooms offer Sky Digital, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryers and an iron and ironing-board are available on request. Free wireless internet available in some rooms.
Whether it's vegetables from the garden, game from Islay Estates or ingredients from the local suppliers / producers of beef, lamb, shell fish and delicious local oysters, the Bridgeland Hotel is passionate about promoting local produce. Guests are also welcomed to the Lounge Bar, Dining Room and Katie's Bar ensuring that they have a memorable dining experience. We welcome guests to our Lounge Bar, Dining Room and Katie's Bar ensuring that they have a memorable dining experience
The Lounge Bar is the perfect place to unwind either after a day stalking on the hill, trout fishing on one of the lochs or visiting one of the local distilleries. In Winter sit in front of the roaring log fire with a dram of Islay Malt, an Islay Ale or a cup of tea and some delicious homebaking. The hotel's local Public Bar is named after the retired 80 year old barmaid Katie. It provides a welcoming atmosphere, darts and pool, a widescreen television, a beer terrace, and an informal surrounding for lunches and dinners.