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Skyewalker Independent Hostel

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Anne Marie N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little hostel in the middle of nowhere! Would only recommend if you have a vehicle, as it would be kind of hard to access without a car. It is a beautiful hostel, and has lots of land behind you can use to relax or play a game of chess or frisbee. We loved the Solardome so much! Make sure... More 

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Thank K8Ciara
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was by far the best Hostel we stayed in in Scotland. The hosts were great. The beds and rooms were very nice. The bathrooms were clean. Can't beat it. It's a trek out there but totally worth it. Skye is incredible. I want to go back!

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Thank laceycbean
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Great price for the dorms, everything was clean and they have tons of showers/sinks. The lady who let us in was really friendly and they have loads of tips for trips around/where to go. You have to have a car to get around but they have free parking. Also N.B.- No wifi, and no signal! (But that's not so unusual... More 

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Thank Chloe H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is very clean and organized and has a lovely green backyard area to enjoy in the mornings and evenings. We did enjoy our stay here. However, there were a couple things that we found challenging.. First, we did not realize how difficult it would be to get around without a car. Not only are there two buses a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Stayed a couple of nights for the Skye half marathon. Super accommodation very clean. Big kitchen with plenty of plates etc and two big fridges for your perishables. Friendly hosts always on hand to help or with local knowledge. Would come back with family again.

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Thank Marcus D
Tupiza, Bolivia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This is the kind of place you'd expect to find in the middle of a city - proper kitchen rules, proper cleaning rules. Instead it's in the middle of nowhere in a beautiful spot on Skye, and it also happens to be Star Wars themed. It's clean and comfortable and reasonably priced

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Thank Jonathon W
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

The Skyewalker Hostel is one of the most charming hostels I have visited! With jokes and creative decorations on every wall, brand new bathrooms and very welcoming staff, the stay at this place couldn't have been any better. It has a beautiful garden in the back featuring a glass dome ideal for lovely afternoon/evening hanging out. It is also very... 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: $43 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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