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Broadford Youth Hostel

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The original plan was to camp on Skye but we decided to go for a youth hostel instead in order to avoid the devillish midges which are ferocious. We arrived a the youth hostel, the staff was not really friendly, we checked in, went to the room and saw the hundred of midges waiting for us inside the room. The... More 

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Thank Caroline M
SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Broadford Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Caroline Thanks for taking the time to give feedback regarding our hostel following your recent visit. I see you didn't stay the night which is a great shame and I have noted your comments regarding the staff and will discuss with the team at broadford who pride themselves on customer service and cleanliness. Regards Dan More 

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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in a dorm room, that was cramped and quite noisy. The hostel needs to be updated, feels like it hasnt been updated in a long time. Its location isnt convenient if dont have a car. The staff were helpful. Is probably one of the most run down syha ive stayed in.

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Thank smithy2012a
SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Broadford Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi smithy2012a, Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.Im disappointed to see you feel it was cramped and will discuss with the team to see where we can improve on this.I will pass on your kind words to the staff who as you say are always helpful. We hope to welcome you... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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63 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We had the attic room with the spectacular bay view, through a small window though. The shared bathroom was just next to our room, and few steps further for the toilet. Everything were kept to the simplest and we were given the pillow cases, bed sheets and duvet covers- all in 4 sets. We were required to put on the... More 

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Thank scrapmum
SYHAHostelling, Manager at Broadford Youth Hostel, responded to this review

HI Scrapmum, Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay, Its great to see you enjoyed your hostelling experience at broadford and the children as well. We hope to see you back soon. Regards More 

Jicin, Czech Republic
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

This place is excellent for travelling on a budget. The price is very friendly and the quality is so much better than what I have seen for a higher price. We have stayed in a room with four beds, which was a bit small for this, but not too crammed. The common areas were nice, not particularly atmospheric, but they... More 

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SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Broadford Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Dear MarekXcz, Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.Its great to see the staff were excellent as we pride ourselves on our customer care and have noted your comments about the atmosphere in the common areas and will discuss this with the team. Regards More 

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38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Room was okay for a short stay. The hostel is not near anything and quite a walk from the main road (public transport) especially in the rain. I found the staff member that served us to be very strange. The hostel is boring with no atmosphere. Good if you just want to catch up on sleep.

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Very cramped dorms and lacking in atmosphere or character. Ok for a cheap overnighter but not a comfortable base to explore Skye, even if you're used to the hostel style of lodging. Facilities are on par with all SYHA hostels, and fairly clean for a busy hostel. The location is quite good with a nice footpath into town and a... More 

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Edinburgh
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137 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

The location of this SYHA hostel is lovely - don't miss a trip to the pier and look for the Edward V11 post box in the wall. However, the hostel is, in spite of repainting and some other cosmetic renovation, still in the last century. The staff (hardworking I know) need training on how not to confuse non-English speakers. And... More 

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Berkshire
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57 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The building was a bit cold and austere and could do with a bit of a refit. The communal rooms and bedrooms were dimly lit which did not make them inviting. The one big problem was the paper thin walls and the bedroom doors which had a closing system that made them crash with an almighty thud all day and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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54 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We stayed at Broadford for 2 nights and it was really a lovely little place to relax. The kitchen is very well equipped and clean. The room we had was great for us travelling as a group of three. The staff were very helpful and gladly answered any questions we had. It is very close to town and you can... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Excellent place to stay. Travelled alone for a week and had the single room. Fantastic value for money. Separate male and female dorms. Not ideal of you are travelling with your girlfriend. The best part is the location, with a fantastic view. The rooms could have been a bit bigger, but fit the price, it's great. Good sized kitchen and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Broadford Youth Hostel is located close to the main road on the Isle of Skye. The youth hostel has an unrivalled coastal setting with views over Broadford Bay, while offering a central location with good public transport connections with amenities such as shops and restaurants all within walking distance. This makes Broadford Youth Hostel an ideal base for exploring the Island. The youth hostel offers excellent budget accommodation for individuals and groups. It is well equipped for all hostellers with a bike shed, laundry and drying room, small shop on site, internet access and Wi-Fi available. The fantastic self-catering kitchen and communal areas offer beautiful views over Broadford Bay and our helpful staff have lots of local information. Wi-Fi during your stay: We do our best to deliver a free Wi-Fi service but apologise that connectivity, particularly in our rural locations, can be intermittent due to the level of our current broadband provision along with high usage when the youth hostel is busy. Please be assured we are endeavouring to improve where we can. We thank you for your patience and understanding. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Broadford Youth Hostel

Address: Pier Road, Broadford IV49 9AA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Broadford
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Price Range: $54 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Broadford Youth Hostel 3.5*
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