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Skyewalker Independent Hostel

Old School, Portnalong IV47 8SL, Scotland
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Canuck2011_11 Calgary, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here one night. On site parking. About 500 m walk to local hotel and pub where you can eat and have a cold one! Room was fine. Our stay was quiet. Staff were great and gave us tour of facilities and answered all questions. Great value for money. We went out the one night we were there so never... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing place visited a few years back as had fond memories of playing guitar in the garden till thon time in a beautiful part of Skye. The hostel has changed ownership and the place is spotless, more like a hotel than a hostel but with a lovely laid back atmosphere. The wee Jedi Huts in the huge garden... More

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Bruges, Belgium
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hostel owners around the globe should take field trips to Skyewalker Hostel to learn from these people. This is how it's done, folks! I stayed here with a friend for four nights and was so surprised to learn that most other guests were only there for one night or so - what a shame. We felt that four nights was... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night in private room with two bunk beds. Rooms small but adequate and there are shelves to put your cases or bags on to free up floor space. The whole place is immaculately clean and looked newly painted and well cared for. The staff we met were very friendly and helpful, showing us around when we first got... More

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Banchory, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just spent one night at the Skywalker Hostel and cannot recommend this hostel enough. The lady on reception unfortunately I didn't get her name) was extremely helpful, giving us a tour of the place explaining where everything was on our arrival. There were 3 of us in our party and we had 2 rooms containing bunk beds. These... More

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 2 Nights at the Skyewalker with my wife and our little one called Skye. ( Other family and friends as too ). We hadn't been to Skye or even stayed in a hostel before. The hostel was so clean and the facilities were like home from home. The outdoor space was great for Skye who spent most of the... More

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Vanves, France
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we spent 2 nights there with our 3 kids... it was a very original and pleasant experience. We are not used of hostel but we loved that one. Very clean, we felt confortable and confident. The kids loved all the little details and the atmosphere of sharind and honesty.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

An excellent hostel with really helpful and friendly staff. Stayed for 3 nights in a private twin room ( bunkbeds) which was clean and commfortable but not much floor space for luggage etc. kitchen and bathroom facilities were both great. A good budget option for Skye and would return without hesitation!

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

best place to stay in the the whole of Scotland, Really friendly staff who remembered us from the previous year which was a huge surprise (the guys who played chess) Rooms were spot on for our needs, clean good size, and everyone is always up for banter, kitchen again good size and clean, every utensil you could ever possible require... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The owners are fantastic, and the portuguese lady has great banter, the rooms are clean amd so are the bathrooms,when its busy kitchen space is a premium so had to eat out. we'll see you next year, Harrogate lads

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Address: Old School, Portnalong IV47 8SL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Portnalong
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TOP RATED HOSTEL - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011. VISIT SCOTLAND 4 STAR HOSTELA warm welcome and traditional Scottish hospitality awaits you all at the award winning, family run, Skyewalker Hostel.Skyewalker Hostel is situated on the stunning Minginish peninsula giving easy access to the Cuillin mountain range. It's location on the west coast makes for spectacular sunsets and gives you an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Isle of Skye.The rural location means you are surrounded by unspoiled natural beauty. There is a great beach within walking distance with regular sightings of whales, dolphins and basking sharks as well as Skye's famous eagles! ... more   less 
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