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Strathspey Mountain Hostel

Main Street, Newtonmore PH20 1DR, Scotland
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I booked a room to ourselves with our small.dog before Christmas 2014 for our trip to Newtonmore January 2015 . This booking was confirmed by Lauries by e mail. He subsequently rented the whole bunkhouse to large group meaning our previously booked room had gone to someone else. Not pleased I contacted him , he apologised and... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wee group of us (7) stumbled upon this wee gem on Hogmanay. The owner, Laurie, was really welcoming and friendly, telling us all we needed to know about the towns annual celebrations. We had an ace time with Scottish music at the local, torch procession, fireworks, impromptu ceilidh shortbread and stags breath. Hostel was warm, had everything you needed... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and a friend booked in to stay here at the very last minute, New Year's eve to stay for five nights starting New Year's day. We were fitted in which was amazing. We spent our time winter mountaineering and found the hostel suited for this. A good drying room, kit space and lashings of hot water available all the... More 

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Gent, België
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I booked this budget hostel last minute. I found the basic room very comfortable after a few days of wild camping in the Cairngorm mountains. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is a nice couch and a TV in the livingroom area. The owners were very friendly. There's a supermarket nearby, so you can buy any food your heart... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Stayed here during a road trip with my brothers - they had three beds available which was great as everywhere else was full! Very relaxed atmosphere and the owner Laurie (Lori?) made us feel very welcome (he even put the commonwealth games on for us). Beds were comfortable, and the living room was very home-like (I imagine it would be... More 

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Stranraer, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I don't expect 5-star facilities from bunkhouse accommodation but have to agree with other reviewers that say this place is "awful" and "dreadful". The kitchen/dining area was filthy with the rest of the place not much better. It is an affront to Scottish hospitality that places like this are allowed to remain in business. The conditions might have just been... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

This hostel looks great on the web and in leaflets, and it probably was at some point in the past, and might be again in the future, but now it is simply dreadful. The place hasn't seen a coat of paint in years, the furniture is ancient, the bunks sway whenever anyone gets in or out, the mattresses are lumpy... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

This hostel is the most shabby, delipidated, unclean I have ever been in, the rest of the party I was with could not spend another night there, ashamed it is offering accomodation in Scotland.

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

The website for the hostel is completely misleading as this place doesn't deserve any stars and actually should be shut down by EHO. We ended up being allocated to the small 'bothy' behind the main hostel, as he didn't open up the hostel for just a few people (we had seen the hostel though when we arrived and it's no... More 

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Yorkshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2010

3 males and a couple booked in for 1 night on a motorcycling trip. The owner said that he would be away when we arrived so he would leave the key under a stone near the door. The accomodation was a small cottage behind the main hostel and to say it was rough would be an understatement. It needs a... More 

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Address: Main Street, Newtonmore PH20 1DR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Newtonmore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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