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Portree Independent Hostel

Certificate of Excellence
The Old Post Office | The Green, Portree IV51 9BT, Scotland
Portree Independent Hostel

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  • 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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Vientiane
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a wonderful stay in that little hostel! The staff are incredibly helpful and friendly, they gave me great tips on what to do on Skye, and answered all my (many) questions. The place is kept clean despite the many visitors coming and going, and it is warmed by bright colours, bright smiles, and very effective heaters. Not to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great hostel great location . Friendly staff . All bus to Scotland stop here ...We will be back next year . Rooms clean .. Nice area to sit and relax in . Close to all the shops for grocery's . Nice little harbour

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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Easily one of the best places I've stayed in travelling! The common room is fantastic and feels like my lounge room back home, it has many DVDs and VCRs with classic movies and comfy couches to watch with other guests who join you for an awesome chill. The kitchen is HUGE and has literally everything you need! The biggest best... More 

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London, Canada
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked a room that had 3 other bunks. This was my first time sharing a room in a hostel and the experience was good. The hostel was kept clean. The kitchen is well equipped and massive in size. The bed was comfortable. The staff were awesome! Gordon in particular was very helpful and knowledgeable with the surrounding area and... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Two friends and I traveled through Europe for a month, and this hostel was the best one we had by far. The staff was very friendly and winter ester in what we did each day. They were happy to give advice on where to go for whatever we needed or wanted to experience. The other guests were also really friendly... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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72 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the Portree Independent Hostel was a great place to stay while we were doing our various hikes on the Isle of Skye. The hostel offers a huge kitchen with all the cooking facilities you could need to make your own breakfasts, lunches and dinners (for the thrifty travelers) and is very close to a grocery store (Co-Op just a 3... More 

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Appin, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on the main street--bright yellow so you can't miss it. Colourful inside too with walls everywhere different colours, so don't expect beige! Very friendly staff who are happy to help you with routes and attractions and maps. I was in a four-bed room with wooden bunks that didn't squeak---hurrah. Bathrooms clean and on every floor. Free towels and free... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is nice and centrally located in Portree, and Portree is the transportation hub for all of the Isle of Skye. The interior decor is painted all bright colors, and the building is a little strangely laid out. It might turn some people off, but I personally enjoyed the quirkiness.

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This hostel was excellent. The room was clean and well laid out. The kitchen facilities were great. The staff were welcoming and helpful. The location was perfect; right in the heart of Portree, close to shops, restaurants, banks and the water.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

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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