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Skyewalker Independent Hostel

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Old School, Portnalong IV47 8SL, Scotland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having sought accommodation which allowed access to the best Skye has to offer, and didn't break the bank, I found Skyewalker Hostel. My son and I stayed for 2 nights, and I can honestly say it was one of the best hostel experiences I have had. Brian (owner), and his staff could not be nicer, and the atmosphere in the... More 

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Rosenheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel was defenitly one of the best we stayed during our two week trip through Scottland. We had our own hut. The hut was very clean and confortable. Maybe a bit cold, but that was ok. The owner of the hostel was very very friendly and helpfull. The kitchen hab everything you need (and more) and there were lots... More 

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Callington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is absolutely lovely. As soon as you arrive, you feel at home. The rooms are large, clean and comfty. The landlords are amazingly friendly and are always around to help you with anything or to give you some advice about what to do. The garden and the dome are nice to spend some time in the sun, or... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night in one of Skyewalker's new Jedi Huts and were so cosy! The room was lovely, really well decorated and warm. The whole hostel had a really friendly vibe, we were shown around by Brian who was so nice and helpful. Can't really fault anything about the hostel at all, it was really well run and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Great hostel situated in a beautiful location. It's cosy, warm and a great place to relax The rooms are clean and comfy and the cooking facilities are spot on. We used it as a base for playing on The Cullin and we're not disappointed. It's only a short drive into Glen Brittle and probably a better option than staying down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I stayed at Skyewalker Hostel for one night in September shortly before it was closed for the winter. We had booked only four beds but since a friend of ours had decided to join our trip sort of last minute we needed another bed and had to change our booking which was no problem at all. The hostel itself is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This place is a must stay if your in Isle of Skye or anywhere near there. We drove all the way from Manchester just to stay here. I began researching Isle of Skye and found this place by a photo. I said "we have to check this out." I am so HAPPY we did. We only had time to stay... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Loved this hostel. The hostel has very friendly staff who will try their best to make you comfortable. Fully armed kitchen. Beautiful open space with a cosy green house for enjoying chilly nights. Good parking space. Just close to the famous Talisker Distillery.

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Visited Skye with friends and family this summer and i cannot think of anywhere else you would rather be for a base camp in Skye (or even just a wee chill out in a beutiful little world of its own), I stayed in a shared room (very roomy, bunk beds but comfy enough, warm, clean and welcoming), Prices are just... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

First hostel experience, so lovely. Made to feel part of the family, amazing bubble style tent to sit in outside, great sunset, made for a fantastic final few days in Skye. Clean room, bunk beds are spacious enough. Can't be beaten!

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