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Portree Independent Hostel

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McDonough, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This may be the only launderette in Portree! In the basement of the hostel, and accessible down the drive to the back of the building, there are limited washers and dryers. The manager/owner (?) of the hostel was in there when we did our laundry, and he was very friendly and helpful. He also gave some great suggestions of sites...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff. Large kitchen. Comfortable, clean beds and good bathrooms! Very chilled vibes at the hostel, which is colourfully painted and very cool. Nice central location. Enjoyed my stay.

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Gurgaon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for backpackers with a lively kitchen to do your own thing. Not sure whether they change the sheets for ev ery occupant though. Better to carry your own. Okay if you're on a budget, and would rather spend on the sights and activities around Portree.

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Patrick V, Manager at Portree Independent Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Slice of life. We change the bedding after each use, you would have brought your bedding down with you in the morning which would be launderd. We would remake all beds cleared that day for new guests arriving. Glad that you enjoyed the kitchen.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed January 17, 2017

This hostel was amazing! The staff was incredibly friendly and informative and they made me feel so welcome. The kitchen is gigantic and has everything you could ever need. The common areas were a great place to meet other people, everyone was very social and friendly! The single bathrooms are quite nice but you may have to wait a while...

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Reviewed January 15, 2017

Juvenile style, colourful,big kitchen area equipped to allow several people cooking at the same time. We stayed in a double room on the first floor overlooking the main square. (CAUTION: The fire alarm is VERY sensitive, even to a deodorant). Bathrooms: there were several without shower downstairs, and on every floor with shower. They were clean but remember that on...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed January 9, 2017

had a great stay overall. comfy beds, clean hostel, friendly staff, and very convenient location to explore the skye. the kitchen was huge and well equipped so that was a huge plus. would definitely recommend this place!

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Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Overall pretty great hostel. Perfect location, clean and cheerful. The large single bathrooms made showering much more enjoyable. The kitchen was huge but lacked items like cooking oil or milk that would have been appreciated. My only "issues" were that the employees barged into the bedrooms without knocking when cleaning the other beds and employees let their children run and...

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Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

This bright yellow building right in the centre of Portree provides very friendly hospitality, clean dorms and bathrooms and a well-organised, well-equipped kitchen at a very reasonable price! So glad we opted to stay here and save some money. We purchased farm fresh eggs at the counter for our breakfast, as well as other supplies from the local co-op and...

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
Reviewed December 28, 2016

This was another great experience staying in this low-budget hostel in Scotland during my motorcycle trip together with my boy. For whatever reason my boy got lost for a day and the hostel owner was reconnecting with me by telephone while I was already searching my boy somewhere else. Thank you so much, I really love you and you earned...

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Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the hostel. Conveniently located at the city centre, cosy and flourished with a good stray of amenities. Reception was incredibly warm and helpful! 100% recommended would stay again if back in Isle of Skye. Thank you! x

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Portree Independent Hostel

Address: The Old Post Office The Green | The Green, Portree IV51 9BT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Portree
Hotel Class:4 star — Portree Independent Hostel 4*
Number of rooms: 61
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Portree Independent Hostel Isle Of Skye, Scotland
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“RM10 (4 persons) was spacious and had its own bathroom/shower”
 of 5 bubbles Jaygermeister, Apr 2, 2016 | Read review
“Obviously a private room is always ideal as well as a smaller dorm/bed room. However, every room and bed in this place is really nice colourful and filled with awesome people with toilets and showers close by! Best tip - book early as you can as it is very busy since it's so nice!”
 of 5 bubbles tomche23, Jun 28, 2015 | Read review
“My room was on the second floor..it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Cyn2371, Jun 26, 2015 | Read review
“Although a little more money, a private couples room is recommended.”
  • Private 2 person room
 of 5 bubbles AdventreIsOutThere, Jun 23, 2015 | Read review
“It's a hostel. You can ask for women's dorms, men's dorms, or mixed.”
 of 5 bubbles TartanCat57, Jun 19, 2015 | Read review
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