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Skyewalker Independent Hostel

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Trapani, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unfortunately the weather was raining and cold but the experience at the Skyewalker Hostel was friendly and warm. Everybody is so lovely! I felt like I was home. Common places are clean and tidy and beds confortable. Even if it is located at the middle of nowhere, you can feel the true wild soul of the Isle of Skye. With... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We managed to stay here on one of their quietest nights of the year and we loved it. The garden is green and lush and the inside is quaint and full of great gimmicks but none of this takes away from the beauty of the place. Owners and staff were chatty and helpful and the beds were comfy. Loads of... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the most amazing couple of nights in one of the gorgeous Jedi huts with my partner. They are beautiful little things with all the home comforts you need. The hostel itself is very clean, well equipped and everyone is so friendly. I loved the stars wars theme and very quirky signs every where. If you plan on visiting Skye... More 

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Sale, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found this place quite difficult to find, Its down the road from the Talisker distillery, but other than this you are very far from anything really. Facilities where Ok, not many showers or toilets when compared to other hostels and the kitchen was very narrow which made cooking quite awkward. No Wifi, and large groups plus no local pubs... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here as part of a large group. Brian, Lisa and rest odt the staff were so accommodating and friendly and I felt right at home. The whole place is immaculate and I really cant fault a thing. Special mention to Alba and Indy the resident cats who made my stay extra special <3 My husband and I stayed in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited as part of a group of 17 Toyota Supra owners and the owner Brian was very friendly and helpful and suggested routes to follow based on his own knowledge and experience. There can be a great variety of folks from all over the world at a hostel, but the excellent design and great facilities, combined... More 

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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say that I haven't written before.... Lots! This was my second visit to the Skyewalker with a group booking and Brian and Lisa never fail to amaze us with their fantastic hospitality and friendly atmosphere that the Skyewalker provides. From ease of booking with several changes along the way, to helping us locate extra accommodation when... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 August 20, 2016

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 August 18, 2016

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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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: $33 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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