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Glenfinnan Sleeping Car

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't go here if you expect great luxury. My wife and I slept on single bunk beds in our own private, but tiny, train carriage. But we slept well and we really enjoyed the experience. There is a pleasant shared living room in the carriage and the dining car next door serves tasty food in a fun environment. We arrived... More 

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous stay in the family room - the sleeping car is well equipped and the kitchen area is especially good if you didn't want to head out to eat...literally has everything you could need. Our four-year-old was blown away, especially when the steam train passed through Glenfinnan Station. He was also really taken with the dining car next door. Great... More 

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Eaglescliffe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Great place but expect history and practicality not luxury. Rooms are small the bunk beds are fine but again small but the history and view are excellent, the only improvement would have been to arrive by train.

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skipton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

A unique experience!! We visited Glenfinnan for a reunion and this was ideally located. An interesting couple of nights, especially with 3 young children. My middle son now wants to live on a train. At £15 per night we might arrange it for him.

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Kettering
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a great little bunk house to stay whilst in the Highlands. It's a nice novelty place to stay, with all the things you'd need/expect from a bunkhouse plus quite a bit more. For £15 per night, you really can't go wrong here. If you're in any doubt, don't be... just give it a try. If I'm back up... More 

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Taunton, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Following a family wedding in Stirling, we headed north to the Highlands and ended up in Glenfinnan, mostly famous for its viaduct, initially because of its innovative concrete construction but now because Harry Potter and Ron Weasley flew Mr Weasley's Ford Anglia between its arches while chasing down the Hogwarts Express. Filming here lasted a week and the crew stayed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

As a solo traveler going by train this was a find. Your right in the train station and very peaceful countryside. You leave the car, walk up the stairs and your back on the train. I had no problems with the rail car, it was clean and very comfy and quiet. I would do it again.

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Seoul, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It is an original place to sleep. You have the feeling you return 60 years back. And it is also the issue: everything needs a bit of tender loving care. The kitchen is well furnished. The trip to go to see the viaduct of Harry Poter red coal train is really nice with amazing landscapes.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here and it was a lovely experience. Staff are very friendly, location is stunning and the prices are very fair. Also easy to find and well just off the main road, but quiet. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to say somewhere fun and unique.

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Edmonton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My elderly mother and I stayed 2 nights in early April 2015. It's right on the lot of the Glenfinnan Station Museum (a lovely place to wander through) and Heiga and her husband waited for our train to arrive at 6pm to show us in. There are 5 compact sleeping pods, each with a bunk bed. 1 of the pods... More 

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Additional Information about Glenfinnan Sleeping Car

Address: Railway Station, Glenfinnan PH37 4LT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Glenfinnan
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Glenfinnan Sleeping Car Scotland
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