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Backpackers Plus

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The Old Church | Breadalbane St, Oban PA34 5PH, Scotland
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in this hostel for 2 nights and it was so good. Huge common room and kitchen Free basic breakfast The doom I was in was new and super clean Would of been very happy to stay longer! And the staff were super friendly. Location was also perfect short walk to the town. All in all fantastic hostel!

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Oakland, California
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall a pretty standard facility with a cool laid back vibe. Had a six bed room to myself which was kind if awesome! Room: colorful, good size, clean, brightly colored. Each bunk had a light and a plug in. WiFi was good in my room. Bed: solidly built bunks, clean bedding, two pillow, B- for comfort. Bathroom: very clean, showers... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed in over a dozen hostels, most of them in the UK and I can say without any doubt that this is the best of them all. Everything was sparkling clean, comfortable rooms, very friendly and helpful staff, great kitchen, big breakfast and wifi included in the price, incredibly cozy common room where you instantly feel like home!

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Converted church. Reception, lounge, kitchen are all on the top floor with beautiful skylights. Dorms, rooms on second floor. Separate bathrooms for men/woman. BONUS..your laundry, washed, dried and folded overnight for small charge.. Friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect for travellers. WiFi here is excellent to plan for your next part of the trip. The staff is friendly. They offers laundry service for a token charge. Shower facilities are clean and the water ranges from warm to hot. Would definitely recommend to travellers to Oban.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Everything at Backpackers Plus was highly satisfactory: clean, safe, reasonable price, big kitchen, friendly staff, big breakfast included in the price. Good location downtown. Definitely recommended.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We stayed just one night, but we liked it very much. We choosed the mixed dorm, which was very quiet and nice. Very friendly staff, brand new stuff in an old church, clean and bright. We could even put the bicycles somewhere inside. A good and cheap place to stay on your way to the Hebrides. We will come back,... More 

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Edinbugh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

For 20 years, our group have made a February walking pilgrimage to a variety of places in Scotland. Rarely have we encountered such a pleasant hostel to stay in. Very cheap, excellent friendly staff. Warm, clean, comfortable rooms. This place is a gem in the hosteling community and I would recommend to anyone. Nice little touches like breakfast essentials provided... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I stayed at this hostel as part of a Haggis Adventures tour and it was my favourite of the three we stayed at. So homely, and the kitchen was amazing! Loved the themed rooms with bed names! The employees were so kind and helpful, I had to get something printed off and the employee went out of his way to... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I stayed here for a week with a group and thought it was great. the common room space available was so comfortable. The dorms were comically themed and were clean and fresh, overall very practical with the space provided. The people that ran the place were very welcoming and inviting and were always happy and made you smile. I loved... More 

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