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Chase The Wild Goose Hostel

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Overview
Banavie, Fort William PH33 7LY Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Pool
2 Star accommodation
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Description
This is a fantastic, recently refurbished family-owned Backpackers Hostel near Ben Nevis. Located away from the city centre, with easy access to the Caledonian Canal, it’s great accommodation for walkers, climbers, More backpackers and families. Enjoy a break to the Scottish Highlands. Be inspired by fantastic views of Ben Nevis. Follow in the footsteps of Harry Potter and board the ‘Hogwarts Express’, or take a walk along the banks of the canal and Neptune's Staircase. Above all, share your experiences with like-minded travelers. Quality hostel accommodation sleeping 42. Meals available nearby, with kitchen facilities in-house. Wi-fi is FREE and Continental Breakfast is available. We’re not in the centre of town, but we love it. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
42
Price range
$27 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Chase The Wild Goose Hostel Fort William, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Fort William
Nearby
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Arrived a bit late and called the guys beforehand who said no prova - thanks.Put us 2 guys in a room full of girls- but if a surprise !Good quality bathroom with lots of hot water Very good value breakfast
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Response from Stephen F, General Manager at Chase The Wild Goose Hostel
Responded Oct 3, 2018
Thanks for your review. Much appreciated. Yes, like many Hostels across Europe we offer shared accommodation in mixed gender rooms. A bit embarrassing for you that you didn’t know this. Hope to see you again :)
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My brother and j had a weekend away to climb the Ben and stopped here. What a pleasant surprise. The accommodation was great, clean and comfortable and the staff were so friendly and welcoming. It was our first time staying at a hostel so cabt comoare it to others but we willl c
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Response from Stephen F, General Manager at Chase The Wild Goose Hostel
Responded Sep 22, 2018
We love to receive reviews like yours... thank you! We’re glad you enjoyed your stay here. See you next time. :)
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Came back from a nice stay at Chase the wild goose hostel. Our 5 bed dorm (there were 5 of us so it was nice to have our privacy) was clean and tidy. The beds were comfortable and we all got a decent nights sleep before our hike up bed Nevis! We especially liked the kitchen. So m
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Response from Stephen F, General Manager at Chase The Wild Goose Hostel
Responded Sep 22, 2018
We shall be very happy when you return to our hostel. Thank you for your lovely review. Hope to see you again :)
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Enjoyed the area, especially the village of Caol. A huge THANK you to the receptionnist for the touristic information :-) Did not take breakfast because I had to take the ferry at Mallaig very early, so can not evaluate it ;-) I would recommend for sure !
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Response from Stephen F, General Manager at Chase The Wild Goose Hostel
Responded Sep 18, 2018
Very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again. :)
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Stayed 2nights this week-efficient check in -friendly staff-comfortable-water was hot-breakfast good-this is a budget accommodation-and what you get is good value-the location is 3miles outside Fort William-which has generated negativity in some previous posts-but half hourly bus
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Response from Stephen F, General Manager at Chase The Wild Goose Hostel
Responded Sep 8, 2018
A really positive review. Thank you :) :)
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Kitchen 2018
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Not 'boutique'. Just Wow..!
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Phase 1 Refurbishment Complete. Looking Good
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Hi, I wasn't able to find an e-mail for the hotel, and I was just wondering if there was 24 hour reception as we will be arriving quite late?
You must call 01397 748044 if you are unable to arrive before Reception closes at 10:00pm.
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"You’re all together in one dorm!"
"Don't expect too much. All you'll have is a room and sets of beds. "
"Be prepared for sleeping in a room with a total stranger who may not be particulaly pleasant,."
"Coll is excelent"
"Take ear plugs if in a sharing dorm just in case."
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