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Connochie Road, Fort William PH33 6JX, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014
Ian D Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Arrived solo a couple of days in advance of a larger party. Very hospitable and comfortable place geared for outdoor enthusiasts. Allan seamlessly hooked me up with a great guide to do a ski mountaineering route on Carn Dearg exactly as requested. Then at the end of a stormy day on the mountain there is nothing better than putting your... More

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay here, great location being a short walk to the main street in Fort William and cosy and warm after a day walking with a nice view from the living room. Great value for money!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Such a nice discovery in Fort William! It's true what some other people have said that -- it's not in the middle of Fort William, and it's not a buzzing social hostel. But it is an incredibly lovely place to stay if you don't mind about that. Great facilities, kitchen, bathroom, living room, dining room. Everything clean and in good... More

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Alan K, Owner at Calluna, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words, Zeb & Tyler. All reviews do help, whether good or not so good. Either way they keep us on our toes and going in the right direction. Thanks, Alan & Sue Kimber More

Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Perfect for what we were after. Six lads arrived Friday evening, two rooms with four bunks and two bunks. Bags dropped, fifteen minute walk into town and a few beers later back to bed. Up early, breakfast at Morrisons and a walk up Ben Nevis. Back to accommodation, hot shower and out into town for a bite to eat, a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The location isnt great - 20 mins walk downhill to town centre. The hostel is divided into three different buildings so it makes socializing with fellow travellers harder. The price is reasonable. The wifi is quite good d so r the facilities.

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AlanSue, Owner at Calluna, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Many of our guests appreciate the view to the hills above Loch Linnhe, which is gained from the small and energetic walk uphill to our place. We do offer a lift from the transport centre for those who prefer to avoid the walk. Many guests mix with each other, either in the small outdoor area or... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Great location to stay in Fort William..Read the reviews in the trip advisor and it is really excellent as in the reviews. The location a bit of walking distance up the hill from the high street (about 20 min walk from bus/ train station?) but Alan is ready to pick you up if you arrive at the train/bus station.Alan and... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Comfortable, good value for money, in a great location. We shared one of the apartments with a friendly bunch of lads who were there to mountain bike, my brother and I were up for the hiking. One of the owners even picked us up from the station, and very kindly dropped us off there at the end of our stay.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I stayed for a weekend at Calluna. The accommodation was perfect and the Kimber family were very hospitable and friendly. I went for a walk up Ben Nevis the following day with Alan Kimber and learned how to use ice axes and crampons effectively. The scenery was amazing and it was great fun! I thoroughly recommend staying at Calluna and... More

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Saint Albans, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

We stayed for a weekends winter climbing with one of Alan's guides and so chose it, because it was convenient for early starts. We stayed in the six bed flat and were really pleased with the accommodation though as well. Ideal for a weekend or longer in the outdoors, with all comforts of home and well looked after and maintained.

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Staines, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Very suitable for climbers/walkers/paddlers and other outdoor people who want to avoid paying hotel prices for accommodation. You can self cater in the kitchens or walk down into Fort William itself for a meal. A Spar shop is only 5 minutes' walk away. The drying rooms are the best I have seen anywhere - if Alan ever tires of his... More

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Also Known As:
Calluna Fort William, Scotland
Address: Connochie Road, Fort William PH33 6JX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Fort William
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 30 Specialty lodging in Fort William
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Fresh clean mountain air, peace and quiet. Calluna is based in Fort William on Scotland's west coast at the foot of Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain. We offer beds, rooms or whole apartments for fully self-catering stays. On site, we have a bouldering wall and mountain boot hire, plus good drying facilities for outdoor people. Mountain biking, kayaking and rock climbing are all close by. Free internet on site. Welcome ... more   less 
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