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Fort William Backpackers

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Overview
Alma Road, Fort William PH33 6HB Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed here for two nights at the end of the West Highland Way. The hostel in general is not modern or a show-stopper but does the job. We were in a dorm room with 8 beds and the other bunkers were...More

Thank Charlie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is extremely rundown, I felt uncomfortable all the time. My dorm had 8 beds but only 6 hooks and not a single place to lay something onto - apart from the floor. Not quite funny in a shabby place like this. It is...More

1  Thank Mabasch
Reviewed July 25, 2018

cozy house for backpackers, where you meet people from all the world. The rooms are dormitory style, but pretty clean. Downstairs you can find fully equiped kitchen. There is also small parking lot. YOu can find small BBQ place.

Thank Rychtar84
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Rated three stars because it’s not the greatest place to take teenagers. However, if simply needing a bed, this place is good enough. The main bathroom is coed and the shower stalls are extremely tiny. This created concerns for some of our students. The rooms...More

Thank Nicole K
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Are you a walkers? Do not miss Fort Williams, the end of High Scotland Highway, the kingdom of Williams Wallace. Superb valley, well designed path. Book very very early in may, june since it is very crowded.

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Deep in the Highlands, surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery lies Fort William, the Outdoor Capital of the UK and a mecca for those with a spirit of adventure. Nestling on a hillside above the town, ...More with wonderful views, our characterful and comfy hostel provides everything you'll need after a day in the hills. In the evening put your feet up in our sociable, elegant lounge in front of a real fire or stroll down to the choice of local pubs and restaurants that are literally minutes away. You can start (or end) the 'West Highland Way' & the 'Great Glen Way' in Fort William, hike or bike along mountain trails, canoe or kayak on the vast array of local water, go for a boat trip on Loch Linnhe to visit the seals or just take it easy amidst the wonderful scenery. Even in winter Fort William stays busy with skiing, snow-boarding, mountaineering & ice-climbing all nearby to our fantastic location.Ben Nevis - Britain's highest mountain, sits just around the corner and below it, Glen Nevis - perhaps Scotland's prettiest glen, with its wonderful waterfalls and ancient pine forest. Dramatic and eerie, Glencoe & Glenfinnan, and the Ice Factor in Kinlochleven also await a few miles down the road and make excellent day trips from the hostel. Our friendly award winning staff are committed to ensuring you make the most out of your time in Fort William. They also LOVE the outdoors and can give you their 'top tips' to help you plan your adventure. Whether you plan to chill out or perhaps test your skills on a World Cup mountain bike trail...Fort Willy Backpackers is the place for you! Fort William Backpackers is a beautiful Victorian building with a fun, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. We know how important it is to be able to relax after a hard days exploring and our cosy hostel is the perfect place to re-charge your batteries and share the tales of your adventures.We have a fabulous, elegant lounge with a REAL open fire and probably the best view in town! Our fully equipped self-catering kitchen comes complete with everything you will need to prepare your meals & packed lunches and you can help yourself to as much FREE tea, coffee & hot chocolate as you can drink!If the weather's good, we'll be outside enjoying our patio area either having a BBQ or sitting around the fire pit enjoying the stars so come and join us. Our accommodation is made up of 5 Dormitory Rooms ,with a maximum of 8 beds in each room, and one private Twin Room. All of our beds are fully made up with fitted linen and 2 pillows so there is no need to bring your sleeping bag. Our hostel reception is open from 7am - 12pm & 5pm - 10.30pm. If you arrive in the afternoon, please feel free to leave your bags, help yourselves to a cup of tea and relax in our comfy lounge. We will check you in when we re-open at 17.00. We look forward to welcoming you to Fort William and our cosy hostel! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
$24 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Fort William Backpackers Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Fort William
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Room & Suite (12)
Dining (3)
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"Large equipped kitchen so shop for your meals"
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"Make sure you chill out by the fire in the lounge"
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"WIFI is so slow it is best described as non existant"
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