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The Smiddy Bunkhouse & Blacksmiths Backpackers Hostel

Station Road, Fort William PH33 7JH, Scotland
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Penmaenmawr, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Stayed here two nights (two years on the run) whilst paddling the Caledonian canal twice with Snow Goose. The bunk house is well suited for the outdoor person or group and Great value for money. We booked as a party of seven, as part of the package with the parent company Snow Goose, bunk house, canoe and ancillary hire, drop... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

We came here last year and it was lovely there was a lovely girl used to work here a geordie lass Emma the place was spotless very friendly girl now the place isn't clean proply showers are rubbish needs defiantly refurbished out dated

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Perthshire
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

Just came home from the Farrier lodge after booking a 3 night stay, needless to say we did not look at trip advisor before booking, wish we had!! We paid £340 for the privilege and decided to come home a night early, took the easy way out and just emailed my complaint. It was very smelly, noisy ,dated and the... More

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Highlands, Scotland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Stayed a few nights in an apartment in The Smiddy with my family. The apartment was very spacious and had a lovely view. Furniture was very 70s but functional, beds were comfortable. The reason I have given this such a low rating is that the showers were appalling, they switched from freezing to boiling and were completely unsafe particularly for... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Accomodation is in wooden cottage, which might not suit everyone. Rooms are clen, kitchen is ok, but building has typical cottage smell and toilets (there are 2, each of them has also shower) were occupied most of the time. Owner is fine guy who will advise you on what to visit and in which pub spend the evening. Good for... More

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West Bromwich, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Three of us have just been hiking across Knor Dart peninsula and also did a hike up Ben Nevis. We used to Smiddy's Bunkhouse as our base, as everything that was inexpensive with booked up in Fort William. However, the view from the hostel, the friendliness of the hosts and very helpful information, the cleanliness and all amenities and a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013 via mobile

8 of us stayed in march this year. The facilities in the main room / kitchen were good with a nice communal area. The bedrooms were on the small side but perfectly adequate & I believe there was a drying room but we didn't use it. We were not the only guests staying in our part of the bunkhouse &... More

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UK
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Booked this as it met requirements of the group and the facilities are as you would expect. It's clean, tidy, and has all the features you would expect from a bunkhouse. Unfortunately I have to agree with other reviewers here about the rudeness - if I want to be talked to like that by anyone, I have 2 parents to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012 via mobile

Quite nice little bunkhouse, showers were a bit rubbish but it was lovely and warm after a long days kayaking. Facilities in the kitchen were alright, but could do with a better oven and some new pots. TAKE YOUR OWN POTS AND PANS. Can be absolutely boiling if you leave the heating up all night, but the beds are wonderfully... More

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Wales
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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

I'm sorry to say but if Ben/Glen Nevis wasn't there why would anyone ever stay in Fort William? Bypassed it on honeymoon travelling Scotland 7 years ago for a reason. Corpach is a mile away, has shops, pubs and you pass by the beautiful Neptune's Staircase. Anyway...... There were us (4) and another group in two separate rooms. All pots... More

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Address: Station Road, Fort William PH33 7JH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Fort William
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #28 of 30 Specialty lodging in Fort William
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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