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Knoydart PH41 4PL, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London
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105 reviews 105 reviews
8 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My brothers and I walked into Knoydart from Glenfinnan, and after 3 days hard walking along some very snowy hill paths (we think we were on the path!), fording rivers, and staying in the lovely (and very well maintained, which I and many others are very grateful for) but somewhat basic bothys, With a dodgy knee, I couldn't resist the... More 

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Helensburgh, Argyll
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is indeed 15 minutes walk from the pier-very pleasant stroll too. Bunkhouse built in old farmhouse and byre so not exactly perfect layout but it does add to the charm of the place. Nice warm sitting room, masses of films (we watched none), plenty of seats etc. Kitchen could do with another cooker plus enough mugs & glasses for... More 

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Knoydart-Bunkhouse, Manager at Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse, responded to this review

Great to get your feedback, and so glad you enjoyed your stay and some of the Knoydart extreme walking experiences. More mugs have since been provided and new glasses are on their way - thank you for pointing that out! More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My partner and I stayed in September after I had made a couple of day trips to Knoydart during August and earlier in September. Really, I was scouting for my partner, I and eight friends from London. We wanted to stay for ten days, "do some Munroes and Corbetts" and chill out and enjoy the wild, beautiful place that Knoydart... More 

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Knoydart-Bunkhouse, Manager at Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments about the Bunkhouse, Fiona and the helpful locals. (I'm sorry this response is so late, but it appears that our original one didn't go through to the site.) I think you are probably referring to Frank with the distinctive moustache - I will pass on your thanks to him and the others you've mentioned!... More 

Birtley, Co. Durham
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Stayed here for one night after walking from Glenfinnan and planning to get the ferry home the next morning. Welcome hot showers with towels provided, comfy beds with bedding and a great atmosphere with excellent value for money. What more could you ask for? Fiona, the warden, was very helpful and friendly and it was just a shame that we... More 

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Knoydart-Bunkhouse, Manager at Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed the hot showers after your long walk in to Knoydart; it's the least you deserved after that feat! Fiona loves to welcome folk - come back and stay longer next time ;-) More 

Banchory, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights as we were climbing some hills in the area, this is a great bunk house, clean and warm with hot showers, good drying room that really does dry your wet gear and the staff are very nice and helpful. Good range of pots, pans and cooking utensils which many hostels lack, loved the Port Meirion crockery.... More 

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Knoydart-Bunkhouse, Manager at Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We added the drying room last year and it has been a huge hit! It's a must for such notoriously wet walking conditions like those we get on the west coast. And glad to hear you found the kitchen supplies more than adequate - well-travelled staff know about these important things ;-) Fiona and the... More 

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Stayed in the knoydart foundation bunkhouse, a good clean hostel. Warden Fiona was very pleasant and helpful, nothing was too much bother. Knoydart itself is the most fantastic place well worth visiting if you enjoy The wilderness. Also has a fab wee pub, we also enjoyed music in the village Hall, just cant wait till our next visit.

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Knoydart-Bunkhouse, Manager at Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse, responded to this review

Glad you have such a great stay at the Bunkhouse and you enjoyed the whole Knoydart holiday. Fiona has been our new warden since May this year and she is very popular with everyone - we (and our guests!) are very lucky to have her on board. Thank you for your lovely comments. More 

edinburgh
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I had an excellent stay back in April. The Bunkhouse is really lovely. It is clean ,pretty,a great kitchen and showers and a lovely living room with a warm peat fire and full of books and internet connection.While I was here I did a pony trek with Anna (who was running the Bunkhouse and very well too). I went on... More 

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Knoydart-Bunkhouse, Manager at Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse, responded to this review

It's sounds as though you enjoyed everything about your stay on Knoydart and we are glad that the Bunkhouse helped play a part in your successful trip. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Spent two nights here coupled with some walking. Although I arrived early on the ferry from Mallaig I was welcomed in by Anna who was very helpful. Later I met Fiona who was equally friendly. The facilities were good & the bed comfortable. This bunkhouse is all one should be in an area devoted to outside activities. Apart from anythingelse... More 

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Knoydart-Bunkhouse, Manager at Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse, responded to this review

It's great that you found the Bunkhouse to be exactly the sort of place you needed when you stayed on Knoydart. Anna & Fiona are great hosts - Anna would have been in the process of handing over the warden responsibilities at the time, as Fiona has now taken over the job. She is perfect for our Bunkhouse! More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This is one of the best bunkhouses we have stayed for value and facilities. The drying room is brilliant, the sitting room has computer access, cosy log burner and comfy chairs, books etc. There are hot showers, great after a long walk. The Warden Anna and Warden in training Fiona are very helpful and friendly. The Kitchen is well equipped... More 

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Knoydart-Bunkhouse, Manager at Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse, responded to this review

It's great that the Bunkhouse was just what you were looking for and more and it's always our pleasure to provide a lovely shower and comfy bed after a hard day's walking. Interesting comment about the dining room: it's always good to know what folk think. We are, in fact, in the early stages of discussions about some possible changes... More 

Collingwood, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
27 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse has lots of room for a big gang. It is spread out among the old stables of Knoydart Lodge, with several sleeping rooms, a big cozy sitting room with a wood stove and a big kitchen for your food preparation. Don't expect luxury, but do expect a very friendly atmosphere.

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Knoydart-Bunkhouse, Manager at Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments - they will be helpful to others looking to stay with us. We're glad you found the Bunkhouse just the job for your family group - you're right, we don't do many frills, but we make up for it by being friendly, cosy, practical and clean ;-) More 

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Address: Knoydart PH41 4PL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Knoydart
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse Scotland

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