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    Durness Smoo Youth Hostel

    Durness IV27 4QA, Scotland
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    1 - 5 of 22 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    A lovely comfortable stop while on the NC500. This basic hostel meets the needs of the traveller, although do note it is wholly self catering. Popping down to Smoo Cave provided an enjoyable evening stroll and the home made tablet from the box in the...More

    Thank rowlie42
    Reviewed October 6, 2016

    We stayed here 1 night in september 2016. The hostel is really simple and basic, two buildings, one for the bedrooms and one for the common spaces. Rooms are quite dense, but clean, and the facilities are a bit old but correct and clean. The...More

    Thank Francesca B
    Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Durness Smoo Youth HostelResponded November 9, 2016

    Hi Francesca B Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.As you say with Durness it does what it says on the tin and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Dan

    Reviewed August 26, 2016

    Well where to start really nice place to stay we stayed in a room,really comfortable six beds in the room. The bed very comfortable, clean lots off great view. Short walk to lots to do and see, very helpful staff. Helped out with the leaving...More

    Thank Stuart B
    Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Durness Smoo Youth HostelResponded September 6, 2016

    HI Stuart B Thanks for your kind review, I will pass on your kind words to the staff and we hope to see you soon. Regards Dan

    Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

    Over night stay here with 10 others. Mary Ann stayed late to meet us and show us the drying room,sleeping quarters etc and where to find our pre booked "wee breakfast ". The drying room was the best one we had encountered in 7 days...More

    Thank madmanxcow
    Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Durness Smoo Youth HostelResponded August 16, 2016

    Hi madmanxcow, Thanks for your review, We hope to welcome you back soon Regards Dan

    Reviewed July 25, 2016

    I stayed here once on a field trip with university and came back with a friend recently. We were in the dormitories, which have six bunk-beds each. It wasn't totally full, so I managed to get a bunk without any one on top of me...More

    Thank Rachael T
    Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Durness Smoo Youth HostelResponded August 1, 2016

    Hi Rachael T, Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us, Its great to see overall you had a good experience and have noted your points regarding storage and access to the common area. Regards Dan

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    • Scottish Highlands >
    • Caithness and Sutherland >
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    "Very close to smoth cave"
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    "Wifi works only in reception hut."
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    "If the hostel is not busy you can pay a bit more and have a private room"
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