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Portree Independent Hostel

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The Old Post Office | The Green, Portree IV51 9BT, Scotland
Portree Independent Hostel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a good decision that i chose to stay here mainly for its location. As an Asian, cold weather is a big challenge, when you need to leave in very early morning to catch bus, then you'll appreciate a 10 second walk to Portree Square. Kitchen fantastic, near to local shop for food stock. A little pricey for it... More 

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Kyleakin, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hostel but basic yet expensive accommodation. the walls were very thin so we could hear the other guests pretty well. There were only few bathrooms but the beds were very comfortable. Very close to city centre.

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Quebec City, Canada
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This hostel is a good budget option in Portree but there is some draw backs. The location is great, and the kitchen area is nice. However, the rooms are quite small for 6 people and the bathroom were not very clean. I would recommend it if your on a thigh budget, but not the best hostel I've seen in Scotland.

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North Uist, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I was stranded in Skye for four nights waiting for a ferry, this inconvinience was eased by the friendly and helpful the kitchen was massive and well stocked. They made my stay a much needed haven thank you all!!

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Bexleyheath, null, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stayed three nights here and had our own (2 person) room overlooking the main square. The location is great, when we arrived it was dark and we were glad to find that the hostel was very close to the bus stop so we didn't have to walk far. There are lots of restaurants close by and the picturesque harbour... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The hostel is cheap and located in the centre of Portree, but those are the only positive things I could think of. The rooms are too small and filthy. Beds are not cleaned after the previous guests. There is hardly any space to put your luggage in the room. There is no lock on the door. I stayed in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I cannot say enough about Portree Independent Hostel and it's incredible staff. Pat, Gordon and Sarah are 3 of the kindest and funniest people I've ever met. They consistently went out of their way to help make my stay everything I hoped for it to be. Full of helpful information and tales to share, they are, to me, the Faeries... More 

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Tivoli, Italy
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I've been in this lovely hostel in July. The hostel is near the biggest square in Portree and it's well linked with the main facilities of the city as the bus stop, the police station, the public toilets, the tourist office, banks, restaurants, supermarkets, shops. The staff is very friendly, delightful and very helpful. The hostel is quite, the kitchen... More 

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Granville, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Perfect location, in the centre of Portree. Fantastic facilities and nice staff. I would definitely recommend it! Only disadvantage : no free wifi and the beds are not cleaned after people go. The city is lovely and very close to The Storr which is worth hiking !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights. Thanks to Gordon for the hospitality. Rooms and facilities very clean. kitchenette loose and comfortable. The location in the city centre 2 minutes from the bus station. This is a great place. Recommended! Bright and positive!

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