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Chase The Wild Goose Hostel

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ideal location equipped with free wifi, kitchen utensils, and nice bathrooms. Got warm house feeling with kitchen, dining hall and living hall. Breakfast need to pay but it's simple and nice. Overall, the stay is just great.

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Gdansk, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a small, quiet, cosy hostel with a lot of public space (kitchen, dining-room, lounge). In the kitchen there is everything you need to make a meal (and in enough quantities). Situated some kilometres from Fort William, but with a reliable bus service to that town (1.75 pounds for a single ticket). Nice views of Ben Nevis from outside... More 

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HighlandGoose, General Manager at Chase The Wild Goose Hostel, responded to this review

Many thanks for choosing to stay at our hostel. We love the location too, and the canal is a lovely place to walk. Sorry about 'sticky tables'. We've discovered the cleaning product we use reacts with the varnish, so need to renew as soon as we can. Hope to see you again. More 

Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely clean and comfortable stay. Room was simple as expected for what you pay but much nicer than other hostels I've stayed in. Breakfast was perfect with good choice. I would recommend going to Lochy Bar for a feed which is only a five minute walk away.

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HighlandGoose, General Manager at Chase The Wild Goose Hostel, responded to this review

It was very nice to meet you, and thank you for your review. Many guests also enjoy dining at the Moorings Hotel which is just a few minutes walk away. Hope to see you again. More 

Cardross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just minutes from Banavie Train Station, next to Neptune's Staircase, as well The Moorings Hotel and The Lochy bar, to give you a good choice of dining out. I was in a room of 8 people, but I managed a good night's sleep.

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HighlandGoose, General Manager at Chase The Wild Goose Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for this excellent review. Our guests often don't realise what a great location we are in, with the pubs close by, the canal and the train station only a few hundred metres. And the views of Ben Nevis from the canal are amazing. Hope to see you again. More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Made booking over the phone and the staff in error booked for wrong year. Management were not existent and unapologetic when we arrived. Could not care that we had no where to sleep and would not give a full refund for booking, stealing our money.

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HighlandGoose, General Manager at Chase The Wild Goose Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's unfair to say staff don't care. We have a highly efficient CRM system which ensures every booking is confirmed, allowing guests to check all booking details are correct. When you did arrive, 12 months in advance of the date booked, unfortunately there wasn't a bed to be had in town. Your award of rating... More 

Greater Adelaide, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Manager was very approachable and informative. Clean accommodation and kitchen Males and females share the same room Breakfast a good variety Good hot shower You will Need to catch local bus into Fort William

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HighlandGoose, General Manager at Chase The Wild Goose Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your 4-star review. It was lovely having you to stay. Hope all the information we shared with you was helpful. All the best. More 

Gouda, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little hesitant because of privacy but the other nights of my holidays i stayed in B&B and missed the warm atmosphere of the hostel's livingroom. The building was old, but cosy. I will definitely visit hostels again.

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HighlandGoose, General Manager at Chase The Wild Goose Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Many guests staying in hostels for the first time can be apprehensive about sharing accommodation. However, it's a great way to meet others, make friends and share experiences in a safe environment. Hope to see you again. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hostel after seeing good review and location as advertise. I booked another bed to secure full room for ourselves as we were seven of us. Room was too small and you have to cover your own bed sheet and quilt cover etc. One shower was out of order one toilet flush was not working in all not... More 

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HighlandGoose, General Manager at Chase The Wild Goose Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are disappointed not to have met your expectations. As we have said to you when you reviewed our accommodation elsewhere, we declare our hostel is for backpackers and is not suitable for families, such as your own, with young children under 5 years old. Unfortunately you had failed to mention the ages of your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were absolutely lovely and the premises were clean and tidy. There were nice homely touches like the dick planters- very cute. Most of the bathrooms have been upgraded to a very high standard and were stellar. Unfortunately in the morning they were all occupied so I chose the old bathroom- which had a dodgy lock and a guy rattled... More 

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HighlandGoose, General Manager at Chase The Wild Goose Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We think you meant 'duck-planters' lol. Lots of people have mentioned our amazing shower rooms. This winter we hope to upgrade the older one too... Hope to see you again. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in an 8 bed dorm on a Sat night when everything else in Fort William was full. As hostels go, this one was excellent and well run. Reception was efficient and friendly, wifi worked well, and the common rooms including the kitchen were clean and tidy. And best of all, no dirty dishes in the sink. Can't be faulted!

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HighlandGoose, General Manager at Chase The Wild Goose Hostel, responded to this review

Many thanks for a great review Mark. So glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You can now enjoy a FREE Breakfast and FREE Wi-Fi at this fantastic hostel near Ben Nevis. Great accommodation for walkers, climbers, backpackers and families. Enjoy a break to the Scottish Highlands. Be inspired by fantastic views of Ben Nevis. Take an evening walk along the banks of the Caledonian 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chase The Wild Goose Hostel

Address: Banavie house | Lochiel Crescent, Banavie, Fort William PH33 7LZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Fort William
Price Range: $23 - $728 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Chase The Wild Goose Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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