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Blackwater Hostel

Lab Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4SG, Scotland
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    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lossiemouth, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was fine apart from our first night stay as we were the only 2 on the site I think management forgot to put on the heating in the toilets/shower block ! Not good getting out a shower in -4 :( although the second night more people were staying and heaters went on. Overall a good location with 3 pubs... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellently placed as you come into Kinlochleven, God send as I felt like I was going to collapse. It's not manned so had to wait 10 minutes for someone to come let us in, very basic and very noisy staying within the hostel but has all basic amenities.

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

Perfect retreat after a day skiing, showers warm and powerful and good facilities. The micro lodges are right on the river. Nice pub good and friendly atmosphere in the tail race pub over the road. If you prefer to cook there is a co op within walking distance and the facilities are shared with the hostel next door so you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sent the booking form in march to say 3 adults and 2 dogs, the booking was made then and then 2 weeks before we were due to go at new year we find out they won't take dogs. No solution was offered and they cancelled the reservation. We were left scrambling about at the last minute for alternative accommodation.... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly all the basics are covered superbly. The showers are hot roomy and clean, drying area and washing up area perfect. My girlfriend and I stayed I. The micro pods, the medium size and this was perfect. Clean with a fridge, microwave and small tv to watcha 9pm film before bedtime. Very reasonably priced and a lovely owner Callum. We... More 

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 1 night 3 adults and 1 7yr old. Really warm, clean and lots of extras such as kettle, tv, fridge and heater all working. We chose the mega lodge complete with table and chairs. Well situated next to the river. Not the best views but a minor blip. Patrick who checked us in was very friendly. This was our... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I was meant to stay for 2 nights to go walking but my car broke down so I only gone one night. Really good place, and with a tv, heater, fridge and somewhere to charge your phone it is great. It's got a good pub within staggering distance which does good food and there's a climbing wall!

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London, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I stayed here for two nights in one of the micro lodges whilst walking the West Highland Way. I was pleasantly surprised at how nice the micro lodge was - I could have stayed there for days! A TV, microwave, heater, fan, mini-fridge, and an electric kettle are all provided in the micro lodge, and I felt pampered considering it... More 

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Kirriemuir, Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Arrived mid afternoon soaking wet after a days walking on the West Highland Way. We were met with a warm welcome and nothing was too much bother.A great drying room and well equipped kitchen with great facilities.Good eating places a short walk away and a supermarket nearby. Had a great sleep in a comfortable bunk room with ensuite facilities and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in a 2 bed micro lodge this weekend and it was perfect! We had booked a day at the Ice Factor and so this site was in the best location, literally 2 minutes walk to Ice Factor and the Bothan Bar. Everything was clean and the micro lodge was so cosy! The toilets and shower... More 

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Address: Lab Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4SG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Kinlochleven
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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