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Jun 24, 2015
“Well maintained and friendly.”
Sep 5, 2014
“nice but too many rules”
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Reviewed June 24, 2015

I spent two nights at this well maintained and welcoming hostel. Babs, who was managing the place whilst I stayed there, was friendly, and the dorms, kitchen and lounge were all clean and welcoming. Helmsdale is a very small but attractive fishing village and the...More

2  Thank Nelbertino
Reviewed September 5, 2014

This hostel in one of the few in the far north of Scotland and therefore in a very convenient location. The rooms are well-presented and very clean and quite a good value for money as you get a smaller room (sleeping four) with its own...More

2  Thank Dagmar B
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Touring the Scottish Highlands on my motorcycle I needed to find a hostel that located within easy reach of my daily destinations. Finding Irene's fantastic Helmsdale Hostel enroute to the far North-East tip of Scotland was a real bonus. On my arrival Irene made every...More

2  Thank Gordon S
Reviewed August 17, 2014

Where to begin, this was my first time staying in a hostel,we had a lovely welcome from babs, she showed us around and let us know we could help our selfs to tea,coffee and there was milk in the fridge. Off to a great start...More

1  Thank GraceL996
Reviewed July 29, 2014

Small hostel with friendly (stand in) staff on our visit. Would have preferred double family room opposite, but too late booking and this had already been reserved. We had double bunk room en suite room to ourselves for £50. Communal area v pleasant.

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