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Ullapool Hostel

Shore Street, Ullapool IV26 2UJ, Scotland
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Ullapool Hostel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Having pulled out of a sodden camping trip, we considered ourselves lucky to find a room with space for three together in Ullapool, with the bonus of a huge heated drying room (big enough to hang up the tent). We were doubtless lucky in our large, sea-front room at short notice, and everything is pretty much as you'd expect in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Stayed here because I got late to Ullapool from the ferry from Harris. The shower had no cold/ warm water only very hot water so I had to shower trying not to get burned. You have to make your own bed in what is probably an 8 person dorm. There are no plugs in the room, I only found one... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights and very much enjoyed our stay. Rooms fit for purpose with the option of paying for an exclusive room. If not, you can't choose your roomates! Kitchen area decent and very spacious. Bathroom very good with very powerful showers which was a bonus. The hostel is based right on Ulapool harbour and the Ferry Boat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The facilities are clean, I found them spotless all through, and move than adequate. Occupancy was low, making the stay very comfortable. Enjoyed a private double room. Parked outside the front door. Ferry terminal a moment along the road. Staff helpful and friendly. I have stayed here before and will stay again.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The location is great just on the pier and the welcome was really nice. We had a 5 bed room for the 4 of us which was great. We sleeped really well, absolutely no noise in the hostel during the night probably thanks to the closing of the doors at midnight. Breakfast is simple but good. Maybe a bit expensive... More 

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Tomintoul, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Superb hostel in a stunning location which ticked all the right boxes in relation to friendliness, cleanliness, informed local knowledge and comfort. Cracking showers with oodles of hot water and a warm, spacious and private room for two. Kerry and I should know what makes a good hostel as we run the Smugglers Hostel in Tomintoul and really appreciated the... More 

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12 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Have stayed at many superb independant Scottish hostels. Was utterly appalled at SYHA's laughable policy of locking the front doors and kitchen doors at 11pm, leaving you rushing home early from the bar and unable to get your supper. Absolutely disgraceful policy and not acceptable. The bunkrooms were large and I had to share with numerous snoring strangers (most hostels... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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49 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

This was the first time I had stayed at a hostel I was attending a motorbike rally in Ullapool & decided to stay at the hostel instead of camping the hostel is superbly located on the road overlooking the loch & a couple of mins walk to the shops takeaways etc. The room was clean with 3 sets of bunk... More 

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Beauvechain, Belgium
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

very nice location with lovely view out over the loch (which even i summer is really cold, believe me I swam in it). the rooms are nice and even though it was summer we could still book at the last minute (litterally asking wether a room was free as we stood outside their door with our luggage). in the morning... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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26 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Stayed here a number of times over the years. Lovely location, and parking outside the hostel has never been difficult - even though it's the main high street. Hostel is clean and comfortable. Good facilities and friendly welcome / service. Great views from the front of building.

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