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Highland Backpackers Inverness

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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good24%
  • Average27%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible18%
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“lounge room”(4 reviews)
“bus station”(7 reviews)
“bed dorm”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
2.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewslounge roombus stationbed dormrooms are smallbeds were comfortablestayed here for nightsloch nesscentral locationmoppedcondensationpubspoundsscotland
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

I've visited a plenty of hostels all around the world, not everyone was nice or clean or comfortable, but I've never been to such an awful and tragic place like this. Everything is dirty including sheets, which, I'm afraid, are not changed for new guests...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

It is a small hostel, situated near many shops. I staied a whole week. The rooms are small, but clean. Same applies to the shower and toilet rooms. The building is old, not dirty. The lounge room as well as the kitchen are a bit...More

Thank Wilde H
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Many of the bunk beds are creaking mattresses that are far past their prime. This may have been a great hostel when first established, but now paint is chipping, shower doors are loose and mold has stained bathroom molding. The amenities are still here however...More

Thank Dagon W
Reviewed June 22, 2017

I stayed here for 2 nights and loved the fact that the hostel's location made it very convenient to go to the bus and train stations. I also like the common room and the kitchen very much! The cold staff who checked me in on...More

Thank fiona_rabbit2013
Reviewed May 18, 2017

After hiking around loch Ness we needed a place to rest and recover our strength. We had a shared room for eight and the noise wasn't any problem, it was quite comfortable and also they have a kitchen where you can cook want you want,...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Multilingual Staff
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$19 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$19 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Response from Becki P | Reviewed this property |
I personally booked everything before I went. The reception has many leaflets and booklets on trips you can do, but I'm not sure about booking them there. I recommend the Viator Isle of Skye day trip!
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"there's nowhere to go, every room will be noise."
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"Not sure if a lower floor would be any quieter, but worth a shot. Seagulls on the roof are so noisy"
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"in the 10 beds dorm I slept in, top beds had no access at all to plugs - and the ones in the room are very..."
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"Don't annoy the angry English girl at reception!"
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