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Skyewalker Independent Hostel

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes, the title of this review is a play on the pipe tune "Kenny Gillies of Portnalong, Skye." Recorded by many. We spent a night at the Skyewalker Hostel in Portnalong. As we are considerably older than your average hosteller, we decided on a private room. No offense intended - our dorm days are well past, and we like our... More 

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Walpole, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 4 days in April during a stint in Skye with my BF. We loved this place! You can choose from bunk beds or a private room for a little higher price. Our room was comfortable and clean and as perfect temperature was. Shower was nice and hot, bathroom was clean. Although there's lots of travellers in... More 

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

I am new to Hostels and on our tour of Scotland we stayed in four but this one was definitely my favourite, the drive there can be rather eventful and ideally you need a vehicle as its quite remote and the roads are very narrow plus when we visited it seems most of the roads had been recently gravelled !!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's really amazing place to stay. There are a lot of fun decorations, kinda nerdy. It has also very nice outside equipment. Kitchen is large - a lot of people can cook there at once. There's also large common space inside. Really recommend this hostel!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfeclty arranged and managed in every single details, warm welcome. By far our best stay. Very clean, everything works well. No wifi but there are sufficient things to do inside or outside (Nice chess game outside). Best value compare to others, by far

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and 4 others stayed here for 2 nights and loved it. Everything is clean and has lots of space. Great kitchen. Great rooms/bathrooms. Clean individual shower areas. NO WIFI! Small amount of outlets. Overall, great stay. Easy to get to other places around.

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2 Thank Kylie J
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice stay here: staff is very helpful and the hostel itself is very clean and fun. Very good self service kitchen and large sitting area. Would recommend it to everybody! We were there as a couple but it is also ideal for bigger groups

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for only 1 night so didn't manage to make use of all the facilities the hostel has to offer, but it has (almost) everything you could ever need. Very clean and well-equipped kitchen, clean room and bathroom (we stayed in a private twin) and good common areas. Staff were friendly and helpful. The only downside, and it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Very nice hostel, better than many 3+ stars hotels I stayed in. Run by a family, the place has a very warm 'homey' feeling - funny & witty decorations, cosy lounge with a large variety of board games and instruments to play; very clean dorms, toilets and showers. We found the kitchen to be well equipped so we were able... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

It is one of the nicest hostels that i have ever been, the stuff is very friendly and the surroundings are very nice and it is always clean! :) . It also has a very nice pub close by,(believe me when you are in the middle of nowhere you appreciate these kind of things). A pity that we just stayed... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
TOP RATED HOSTEL - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011. VISIT SCOTLAND 4 STAR HOSTELA warm welcome and traditional Scottish hospitality awaits you all at the award winning, family run, Skyewalker Hostel.Skyewalker Hostel is situated on the stunning Minginish peninsula giving easy access to the Cuillin mountain range. It's location on the west coast makes for spectacular sunsets and gives you an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Isle of Skye.The rural location means you are surrounded by unspoiled natural beauty. There is a great beach within walking distance with regular sightings of whales, dolphins and basking sharks as well as Skye's famous eagles! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skyewalker Independent Hostel

Address: Old School, Portnalong IV47 8SL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Portnalong
Price Range: $42 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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