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The West Highland Way Sleeper

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Reviewed October 12, 2016

There are several rules in this place: 1. Check in is only after 16:00. 2. You must call the owner so he will come and open the room for you. 3. The owner is always late. Even if you have a reservation he would sound surprised that you arrive. 4. The place is just on the platform of an active...

2Thank Nathan L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night. The place is crammed with triple bunks. Smells foosty. The bathroom had hair in the drain and toilet roll on the floor. The owner did let us have room to ourselves which was nice so I do feel quite bad. The cleanliness is reason score so low. Greed. Am sure could clean them up and...

2Thank Julie M
Reviewed October 5, 2016

We only stayed one night, but loved it. Of course this is not as comfortable as a hotel, it is a hostel after all, and on a railway platform for that, but it is cosy, friendly and has a lot of character! The common room is functional and there is drinking water on the platform, ready heated in the water...

Thank Karoline M
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 2, 2016

This could be an awesome place to stay but sadly I am on verge of writing to Scottish Tourist Board to report this place. An absolute disgrace. Showers dirty. Sheets didn't fit the "three storey" bunk beds. Old dirty coffee cups on table in the "lounge". Of the 6 guests booked in, 4 left to find other accommodation. We camped...

3Thank davidyates2016
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Stayed here as part of the whw as no other place was available, worse decision ever!! The place is filthy, the bathrooms, were stinking, had not been cleaned in a very long time, smelled as though the drains were needing cleaned, floors were covered in dirt, and filth. Area with honesty shop was a joke, there was no drinking water,...

2Thank 321cat65
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Avoid this place if possible. My friend and I were hiking the west highland way and had to stay here because everything else in bridge of orchy was full. We had to wait at least 45 minutes for someone to show up, the bunk beds were a mess and the bathrooms were easily a source of disease. They clearly hadn't...

4Thank clairej1616
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

This place has potential however is very dirty (found an old toenail in the bed), smelly (bathroom smelt strongly of urine), the mattresses were old and lumpy, there were dirty sheets on two of the beds when we arrived which were left there for our stay, and the carpet was mysteriously soggy. Would love this place to fufil its potential...

2Thank Wintermarmotte
Douglas, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Very different accommodation but enjoyable. Accommodation basic and showers/toilets not top notch but don't let that put you off. Made to feel welcome and boiling water and snacks available. free tea, coffee and milk available.no hot meals but hotel nearby provide nice food. If hiking make sure you have food for following days packed lunch. would definitely recommend you plan...

1Thank 800TonyD
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Despite mixed reviews, i thought this place was fantastic. The landlady and her partner were very welcoming and friendly. Rooms were basic- mixed 9 bed bunk dorm. Clean with great working showers. Apparently they have had new showers have been put in - they have great temp and power. No breakfast or packups, but they do have an honesty shop...

1Thank RDeakin
Reviewed July 19, 2016

July 2016, west highland way walkers. The room sleeps six and is reasonable for a hostel-standard room although is small. You arrive, phone up the number of the owners/caretakers, and they come down and let you in. If they ever lost their phone or just didn't respond you'd have a problem, though. You make your own bed using supplied linen,...

2Thank Don L
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Additional Information about The West Highland Way Sleeper

Address: Fire Station Bridge of Orchy Station, Bridge of Orchy PA36 4AD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Bridge of Orchy
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
The West Highland Way Sleeper Hotel Bridge Of Orchy
The West Highland Way Sleeper Bridge Of Orchy, Scotland
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“Don't choose a room which is on the platform :)”
 of 5 bubbles NaftaliL, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“book early, is fully booked most of the time.”
 of 5 bubbles karolinem405, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“Get the bunk room which is past the common area, as the other has the contractor ( night shift) lights shining into your room”
 of 5 bubbles TaniaE379, Jun 4, 2016 | Read review
“If on a budget? this would be ideal, just don't expect too much.”
 of 5 bubbles X8867CPjohng, Jun 2, 2016 | Read review
“All shared bunk rooms”
 of 5 bubbles SarahJane4449, Sep 17, 2015 | Read review
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