The Machrie Hotel & Golf Links

Machrie Hotel, Low Road, Kintra, Glenegedale, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, PA42 7AQ, United Kingdom



The Machrie offers 47 beautifully designed bedrooms and lodges on the whisky island of Islay on the West Coast of Scotland and is the only hotel on the island with a spa and 18-hole golf course, The Machrie Links, which attracts players from around the world. The dramatic coastal setting makes it the perfect island retreat.

Ideal for golf lovers and those looking for an outstanding island escape.


After a complete renovation and expansion in 2018, The Machrie enjoys a stunning location beside seven miles of pristine beach on one of Scotland’s most beautiful islands. There are many cosy corners and places to meet and relax, including 18, its impressive restaurant with panoramic views of the Links.

Accommodation comprises of 47 beautifully designed rooms, suites and lodges, some with their own outdoor terraces and stunning views across the Machrie Links.


Restaurant, 18 – Located on the first floor with panoramic island views

Courtyard Lounge – overlooking the links and the ocean with an open fire

Stag Lounge – with south facing French doors looking onto the hotel courtyard

The Snug – a cosy retreat near the main reception area

18 specialises in the finest that Scotland has to offer from the land, sea and air 

Passionate chefs have created menus offering simple yet delicious dishes

The very best locally-sourced produce

Private dining

Afternoon Tea
Choose from a range of Jing Tea loose-leaf blends or artisan coffees

Classic Cream Tea – Raisin or plain scone served with clotted cream and homemade seasonal jam

Traditional Afternoon Tea – A variety of finger sandwiches, cakes and warm scones, served with jams and clotted cream

Savoury Afternoon Tea – A selection of all the kitchen savoury delights, warm scones, jam and cream, served with a wee dram
Selection of finger sandwiches


The Machrie Hotel & Golf Links, Port Ellen, Isle of Islay, PA42 7AN
T: 01496 302310
E: reservations@themachrie.com
W: https/.themachrie.com


Islay Airport – 2 miles, 5 minutes

Ferry Terminal at Port Ellen – 4 miles, 10 minutes


  • Laphroaig Distillery – 6 miles, 10 minutes
  • Ardbeg Distillery – 7 miles, 15 minutes
  • Lagavulin Distillery – 7 miles, 15 minutes
  • Bowmore Distillery – 8 miles, 15 minutes
  • The Museum of Islay Life – 18 miles, 30 minutes
  • Kildalton Cross and Chapel – 11.5 miles, 30 minutes
  • Bowmore Round Church – 8 miles, 15 minutes
  • Loch Gruinart Nature Reserve – 17 miles, 30 minutes


Check-in: 3pm
Check-out: 11am

  • PureGray Spa
  • Two treatment rooms
  • Partnered with Aromatherapy Associates
  • Sauna
  • 24 hour gym
  • Range of treatments
  • Golf


  • Free Airport and Ferry Terminal shuttle available
  • Complimentary onsite parking
  • Dogs allowed (charges apply)
  • Helicopter landing area
  • The Screening Room – 30 seat cinema
  • Seven miles of beach


  • Daily cleaning service
  • Turndown available
  • 24 hour room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Desk & multi-plug charging station
  • Minibar, tea & coffee station
  • Bathrobes, slippers & hairdryer
  • Additional beds available


  • One of the finest Links courses in the world
  • Islay’s only PureGray Spa
  • Outdoor terraces with panoramic island views
  • Direct access onto a seven mile sandy beach
  • A private onsite cinema
  • 3 AA Rosettes awarded Road Hole Restaurant


  • PGA professional golf tuition and coaching
  • Spa
  • Walking
  • 18-hole Championship Links Course
  • 6-hole Par 3 Wee Course
  • Hebrides Putting Area
  • 5-bay driving range
  • Trackman 4 with golf simulator


  • Seven miles of beach
  • Nine distilleries on Islay
  • Fly Fishing at Fly Fish Islay
  • The Oa Peninsula and Nature Reserve
  • Persabus Pottery
  • Islay Woollen Mill
  • Islay Quilters

We are delighted to announce that The Machrie will be re-opening their doors to our members on 31st July 2020.

Unique offers and deals are available to our Travel Club Members



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Hotel Details

Website –  http://themachrie.com

Address and postcode  – The Machrie Hotel & Golf Links, Port Ellen, Isle of Islay, PA42 7AN

Telephone number –01496 302310

Email address – reservations@themachrie.com

  • Address The Machrie Hotel & Golf Links, Port Ellen, Isle of Islay
  • City Islay
  • State/county Scotland
  • Zip/Postal Code PA42 7AN
  • Country United Kingdom


Updated on June 4, 2021 at 2:43 pm
  • Property Type: Best for Proposals, Coastal Retreats, Country Escapes, Dog Friendly, Exclusive Use, Fitness & Wellness, Golf Retreats, Gourmet Breaks, Part of a Road Trip, Perfect for Couples, Romantic Retreat, Spa Retreats, Wedding Retreats

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