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Loch Ness Backpackers

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely delighted with my stay at the Loch Ness Backpackers. Myself and several family members gathered here for 2 nights, with Nikki and other staff members going completely above and beyond to ensure we all enjoyed our stay, and were comfortable and happy. This just...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Tasha M
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

we directly felt welcome the second we stepped in. The whole staff helped us with our Trip-Planning and came up with lots of informations, tips and tricks.The rooms and the bath were extremly clean.Absolutely recommendable!

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Maeve M
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We were a family of 3 staying for the first time in a Hostel. I was very impressed by the welcome and the information board and the room was perfect for our needs. Due to our visit coinciding with local Highland games the local eateries...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank 610cazza
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We stayed one night in family room.. The room had enough space for a family of 4 to sleep. The shared bathroom right nextdoor was convenient. The common rooms and kitchen are well maintained. Parking available for atleast 5 cars. Within walking distance to town...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank 877dikshas
Reviewed July 13, 2018

05/25/ - 05/26/2018 - Loch Ness Backpackers Hostel is about 0.7 miles or a 20 minute walk from town center. Continental breakfasts was an additional £3.50 each - cold and hot cereal, coffee, tea, toast "homemade" jams (4), yogurt, nuts and fruit for the yogurt,...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Thomas H
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Loch Ness Backpackers is your Highland home away from home. Owners Patrick and Nikki and their team provide a warm welcome in all weathers, with free tea and coffee, a wood burning stove, a well stocked bar, More large guest kitchen and lots of friendly smiles and conversation. The farmhouse itself dates back to the 18th century. You can read about the original owners on the wall in the living room. Nowadays, it retains its charm but has been modernized to ensure that you get a good night's sleep and a nice hot shower in the morning before you head out to explore the spectacular surroundings. Free parking and free wifi. Inverness is just 20 minutes by car or bus. On the Great Glen Way. Ideal location for visiting Urquhart Castle. Breakfast, packed lunches and laundry service are available. Dogs welcome (but please call in advance). Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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$51 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Loch Ness > East Lewiston
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
Price range
$51 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Loch Ness > East Lewiston


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September 2, 2016|
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Response from Nikki K |
Yes they do! You have to contact them before you arrive but yes.

Room Tips

"Take some time to order and drink good beers there."
Oct 29, 2017
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"All beds are very comfy, so nothing to worry about :)"
Oct 14, 2016
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"Ok if travelling alone and you want to save money but if a couple its not worth it, not much more expensive..."
Jun 14, 2015
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"There was WiFi in the common areas and there was good phone signal in the rooms. Room we were in was nice..."
Jun 8, 2015
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