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Loch Ness Backpackers

Coiltie Farm House, East Lewiston IV63 6UJ, Scotland
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Galashiels
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Uncomfortable beds. Overcrowded rooms. Allowing people to check in just before midnight which wakes up people sleeping in the room. The stairs are far too steep for carrying luggage up to the rooms. The breakfast was very poor. A small choice of cereal or toast.

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Belfast, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The stairs are very steep and the rooms a little over crowded. The building is quite old and needs some work. We skipped the breakfast and glad we did, there wasn't much to it. Two showers, toilets and basins for all the rooms made things a bit crowded. Excellent location.

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Thank marlenemcc
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Continental breakfast it is not! Tea, toast and cereal on offer only. No cheese, cold sliced meats, pain au chocolate, croissants, fruit etc etc. Just slightly stale feeling cereal from a family size box and cheap thin bread that toasts like burning hair. For £3 I'd have sooner carried it in myself. Bed comfy though!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Backpackers for three nights. It's a quite place, great for a stopover on a backpacking trip or just a quite getaway. Clean facilities, nice beds, great kitchen, and plenty of places to just sit out and relax. The staff is very friendly. In the three days that I stayed I was welcomed into a family of sorts.... More 

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Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

This is a very old hostel, which needs a lot of work done to it. The stairs are very steep, so not suitable for families or taking up large bags/suitcases. The rooms are small, with as many beds pushed in as possible - also no lockers. There aren't staff, per say. Just foreigners who stay. They also knew no local... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Very friendly staff! Really helpful. Had some great advise for the rest of our trip from James. Another staffmember, Hanna played some Jenga with us in the evening which was nice. The hostel itself started to show some signs of antiquity. A bit older showers and bunk beds. Twin room was what you can expect for a standard room.

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Potsdam, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

My boyfriend and I spent a night at the Loch Ness Backpackers Hostel in late March as part of the Great Glen Way trekking. Well, I have slept in several Backpackers and Youth Hostels in Scotland and I have never had such a nasty experience in life with an accomodation. There was noone at the front desk, no matter the... More 

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Thank Yoana L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Easily one of the friendliest and best-value hostels I've experienced. Staff were great, very helpful and welcoming. The room was comfortable with everything you need for a decent night's sleep. Toilets and showers perfectly clean and functional, with an extra external toilet/shower block for busy periods. Fantastic facilities including car park, WiFi, laundry service and covered outside drying space for... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The bunk beds in the dorms were old and they only changed the sheets but not the duvet covers, not very hygienic if you ask me. They put a top sheet which gets washed then the duvet on top which they think is ok. We had a lot of bites that night, may have been midges but makes you wonder.... More 

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Thank Patricia H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

After being thoroughly let down and insulted by the BCC hostel down the road, Wendy (the hostel owner) did a brilliant job of sorting us out a private dorm for three people. Wendy was so welcoming and accommodating, we ended up having probably a much better time than we would have at the BCC hostel. Yes, the shower / bathroom... More 

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Address: Coiltie Farm House, East Lewiston IV63 6UJ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Loch Ness > East Lewiston
Price Range: $37 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
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