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Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse

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Knoydart PH41 4PL, Scotland
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Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Banchory, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
9 helpful votes 9 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 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

Senior Reviewer
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
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
25 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

Ipswich
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We didn't arrive in Inverie via the ferry like most, we opted to walk from the Barrisdale Bothy, via Ladhar Bheinn. The hot shower on arrival at the Knoydart foundation lodge, was very enjoyable. Comfortable beds, and bedding is provided, Anna, is very helpful, and the pub is a short walk away at the other end of the village. We... More

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

Congratulations on your walk in via Ladhar Bheinn and we're glad to be of service with the well-deserved hot shower! You're right about the tip for flip-flops or similar if guests are in Room 1 and it's been noted - thank you. More

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
26 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We stayed for three nights and enjoyed every part of our trip (even thought we did have more rain then we would have liked!). The bunkhouse was perfect - very well looked after and has a very pleasant atmosphere. Anna is doing a great job. During our stay the bunkhouse was rather full as there was one large group with... More

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

Thank you for your lovely comments about your stay at the Bunkhouse; we're glad you enjoyed it and that everything worked out for your stay on Knoydart - even the weather and your lift across the Inverguserain river! You're right about bringing torches here, they are a must.......it does get very dark here on a moonless night. More

Cape Town
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

I have traveled the world but few places are as fascinating at Knoydart. I am glad we stayed in the bunkhouse. It has everything one might need from a roaring fireplace to a hot shower. We were three snoring blokes and as the place was empty we each had our own room! Thanks for making our stay such a memorable... More

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

We think Knoydart's pretty special too! We know how important a roaring stove and a hot shower is after a hard day's walking in the hills - happy to be of service :-) And yes, we recommend to all our guests to bring a torch as we have very dark skies when the moon's not out! More

SCOTLAND
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

just want to say how much i enjoyed my stay at the bunkhouse, and in knoydart, Anna at the bunlkhouse was so helpfull and always smiling nothing was a problem the accomodation was great lovely log fire and room very comfortable, also the old forge served great food and the locals made you very welcome, lovely people and so trusting,... More

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

We're happy to read that you and Jack had a lovely time while you stayed with us. Haste ye back! More

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

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