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Bunkum Backpackers

26 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8PY, Scotland (West End)
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Ranked #16 of 38 Specialty Lodging in Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This Hostel is independent and located in the West End of Glasgow. Travel connections are excellent with buses, subway and trains within easy reach. Accommodation is in the usual dormitory type rooms and the beds are clean and comfortable. The facilities are good and satisfied my needs. Kitchen, laundry and sitting room were very good. The owners were friendly, helpful... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I have stayed here a few times over the last two years. The location is excellent. Its right in the hub of the West End and less than a five minuet walk to the famous Byers road and Ashton lane where there is a wealth of great restaurants, bars and shops. The value is excellent especially as it is based... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Absolute bargain. Beautiful building and spacious dorms. The communal living room was extremely cosy and the kitchen very clean and tidy. Run by a very friendly gentleman who helped us with our heavy bags when we arrived, very much welcomed as we had cycled a long way and were both exhausted. For £12 a night I would highly recommend Bunkum.

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here for two weeks and admittedly became a little too comfortable. It's an old house, so the rooms are big but cosy. Great common area, and the kitchen and bathrooms are kept in great condition. The owners were friendly and, again, made me feel right at home. You're just near Byres Rd and the West End's wonderful selection... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

The hostel is OK and seemed to be one of cleanest out of the four that I've been in Scotland this Summer. The problem there was definetly the location, which was close to the University and other interesting places (Botanic Gardens, museums...), but really far from the city center, that in my opinion is more lively. Ohh, and it is... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

This is the worst hostel i have experienced and one of the worst nights of my life. The filth, bugs, moths and cut off toe nails on the floor was bad enough, but on top of this the bed was so squicky, one could not move at all without waking up. It was miserable. The wifi didnt work, the kitchen... More

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Toulouse, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

A very nice Hostel in the center of the University area, botanic gardens, Hunterian Art Gallery, Hunterian Museum, Kelvingrove Museum all very close to this hostel. Private rooms and dormitory, kitchen facilities, nice stairs, the house is really nice and the service too. I recommend it to everyone who have a small budget in Glasgow !

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Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
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63 reviews 63 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Bunkum Backpackers is a cheap place to stay so one shouldn't expect much of it. The location is not bad, there is a great pub nearby. However, this is not the cosiest and cleanest place. Comfort is minimal.

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Hoorn
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Stayed in the twin room wich was beautiful. Showers were a bit shabby but clean. Kitchen was poorly equiped (no glasses) and could use some updating. Not enough seating in the kitchen. A nice location , quiet but safe, didnt feel unsafe at all. Nice restaurants and pubs nearby.

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Paris, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

Locationis terrible, at the top of the hill, you need to go down evrytime you want to do something. The manager and his Lady are rude, no hello, they don't care for anything. They don't want the people staying in during the day, so they turn off the heating as he told me. He also explainded he can't afford it... More

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Address: 26 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8PY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow > West End
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