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Skyewalker Independent Hostel

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Old School, Portnalong IV47 8SL, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to stay,been before and will use again,clean and comfortable with warm welcome from Georgia,Lisa and Brian. The Jedi huts are something special, a lovely place to spend a night. Lots of places to visit and outdoor activitys nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a very friendly, cosy hostel. I was really pleased with the warm welcome and recommendations of places to visit on the island, and also the fact that staff allowed us to come after the deadline for check-in after we realised we were running late. The kitchen is massive and really well-equipped, so there is no problem finding a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here with a group of 8 in one of the dorms whilst on the Isle of Skye with a car club. Georgia checked us in as two of us arrived early and she was very welcoming and gave us the grand tour of the hostel and it's ammenities. Throughout our stay everyone we met was very friendly and made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I was looking for a place in the area to accommodate myself and some car club friends I was delighted to find the Skyewalker hostel. Super excited by the Star Wars theme and first class facilities I was not disappointed when we arrived. Both Brian and Lisa were very welcoming and the place was nicer than I expected. It's... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First rate facilities and staff that are welcoming and incredibly helpful. beds were comfortable and rooms were clean. Large kitchen and dining area easily accommodating large groups. Toilet and shower facilities were very clean and well maintained. Highly recommended.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here during an owners club visit to the Island and received nothing but a warm welcome and a relaxing atmosphere throughout; even when we brought in a small restaurant for dinner at 11pm! Bonus points awarded also for Star Wars decorations. Would definitely stay here again on another trip. Every place has its own way of working and... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place. Lots of quirky artwork around. Solar dome outside provides an additional space safe from midges to spend the evening. Outdoor chess set and "hobbit houses" for couples. Enjoyed our stay. We had two bunkbed rooms which suited us perfectly (family of 4)/ Thanks for everything.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hostel after reading it's reviews online. I paid my deposit for a very well planned and long awaited holiday. I called just two days before the arrival, after having left numerous messages for the owner, offering to pay my final instalment for the accommodation. No one had ever returned my calls, so I kept on trying. Finally,... More 

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Skyewalker H, Owner at Skyewalker Independent Hostel, responded to this review

We have always taken the view that our guests are entitled to their own opinion of our hostel, be it good, bad or somewhere in between! On this occasion, because the review is so far away from the truth, we feel compelled to give our side of the story and let the reader make up their own mind. I did... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must agree with a previous comment by Nikki in regards to arriving late. It happened to us and it was not a pleasant welcome by Lisa (the owner). It certainly wasn't part of the plan to arrive late, but we were coming from a distance and got lost. Due to the fact that they are in the middle of... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just wanted to take the time and write about my wonderful experience at skyewalker hostel. From the moment I walked through the door I felt welcome. When I checked in I was greeted by the owner who was friendly warm and very enthusiastic. He gave me a tour of the place. The place was very eclectic with all the... More 

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