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Loch Ness Backpackers

Coiltie Farm House, East Lewiston IV63 6UJ, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bunk beds in the dorms were old and they only changed the sheets but not the duvet covers, not very hygienic if you ask me. They put a top sheet which gets washed then the duvet on top which they think is ok. We had a lot of bites that night, may have been midges but makes you wonder.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After being thoroughly let down and insulted by the BCC hostel down the road, Wendy (the hostel owner) did a brilliant job of sorting us out a private dorm for three people. Wendy was so welcoming and accommodating, we ended up having probably a much better time than we would have at the BCC hostel. Yes, the shower / bathroom... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice little hostel with comfortable room (we had family room). Nice lounge and plenty of dining area. Kitchen is pretty small, but has everything needed. Free wifi, which is some SYHA still aren't doing. The staff are pretty "loose" but we had no issues. We enjoyed our night there.

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cheap hostel, well located for hillwalking, nothing more. It is quite small and busy. The showers are fine. We were in a twin room with a very creaky bunk bed. A couple of local pubs for food and a beer and a scotmid about five minutes walk away for supplies but it's a very quiet area.

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This place wasn't the worst imaginable, and I can see not many people share this opinion, but contrasting to all the other hostels I stayed in, this place could do with a little help. The location is fine - Drumnadrochit is so tiny anyhow and this time of year, most of the place is shut down. On arrival, I found... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I have stayed twice now and found it great both times. Very homely, clean and warm with good showers and kitchen facilities. Comfortable clean beds and a nice lounge room area to hang out. The staff are really nice and flexible and love giving out suggestions and tips on the area. Close to a good bar restaurant and walking distance... More 

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I can just say: Awesome. We came here after wet and cold with our backpacks, could sit in front of the fire, had a nice room and especially a perfect service! Even the next day we were allowed to stay a little longer as checkout. Everything is lovely like a self-drawn map of the city...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is the best hostel ever! When you arrive you are welcomed by lovely staff (charlene and wendy) and the hostel although it is quiet is very homely. Its perfect place for a bit of time to take in nature and meet fellow travellers. Its suited on the great glen way so a perfect stop location. Showers and toilets are... More 

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Nantes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

It's the 3rd time I've stayed here, and I would definitely recommand it ! Warm atmosphere, super friendly staff and manager. Really clean and cosy. Because it's low season, it was really quiet, just what I was looking for. Great location: lots of walks to do around, just 30 minutes from Inverness. Small village, but everything you need: shops, pubs,... More 

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Matera, Italy
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16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I stayed at the Loch Ness Backpackers hostel while I was walking the Great Glen Way (the hostel is right before the last stage, in Drumnadrochit). The hostel is very cheap and clean (£17 per person per night) and has free WiFi and laundry service (you just pay £3.50 and they'll wash and dry everything for you). There is a... More 

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