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Portree Independent Hostel

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The Old Post Office | The Green, Portree IV51 9BT, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This hostel is doing it right! The kitchen is a veritable cafeteria setup with enormous accommodation and various stations to prepare food. The bathrooms are large and private (as in single use, not private to any given room's use) and the location is ideal to a large parking area (down the embankment) restaurants and cafes. The indian place out back... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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120 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I spent 2 nights in this hostel. Met some awesome people. The price is slightly too expensive for non peak period. No breakfast included. Kitchen is massive thou with free flow of drinks and have all cutleries and pots and pans. Room are small but comfortable and clean. No locker in the room thou. I will give them 4 star... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This hostel was booked for me through Heartofscotland tours and I'm happy as it was, the room was ok, for 6 people, it smelled a bit bad and it needed some air, but the window was closed with key lock and I didn't request or complain about it, so it's ok. The kitchen was really big and suitable to cook.... More 

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

I backpacked around Scotland solo for a month hiking and Hostelling. This hostel stood out because of it's awesome paint job! But it was very comfortable and relaxing. It was close to pub where I met some friendly locals and listened to live music. Also a great view across the way :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Had a really wonderful stay here. The location is unbeatable, right in the center of town, less than a minute's walk from the main square where all the buses are (very convenient if you aren't renting a car, like me!). Grocery store less than 5 minute's walk, laundry right around the corner, and several banks, pubs and restaurants right across... More 

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Thank Karly T
Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Brightly coloured exterior and interior made the place feel very cheerful. Gordon at the front desk was friendly and very helpful (ask him for reliable recommendations for food!). Kitchen was spacious, well maintained, thoroughly equipped with cutleries/crockeries and well stocked up. Many toilets and showers available and they were clean. Affordable place to stay, highly recommended if you are visiting... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

I have to say this is one of the nicest hostels I have ever stayed at. Facility-wise, the rooms and bathrooms are nice and clean. The walls are colourful and the kitchen is immense. You can cook your own food or bring something from outside. The only downside is that WiFi is available but doesn't reach in all the rooms.... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is awesome!!!! I only stayed 1 night and I was super sad to leave!! The two gentlemen running it were more then amazing and passionate about the hostel and there home. They can tell you anything you need to know, good restaurants and awesome things to see. They are fantastic:) I have to give a special shout out... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

I had a lovely 2 nights' stay at this hostel! Pat is both friendly and funny :) The other guy at reception was really nice as well when I asked about getting some Dean's shortbread, which was sold out at the smaller Co-Op down the street. The location was excellent, smack dab in the charming town of Portree. It is... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Wonderful stay in many ways! Very well-maintained - one of the most well-maintained hostels I have been to given the price. Highly impressed by how clean the whole place is, from the extremely spacious kitchens to the washrooms. Trusts the hostel-goers to take care of things themselves - truly "independent"! Colourful decor - one of the things I liked was... More 

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