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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

We stayed here as a family. Four of us sharing with a French couple in a six-bedded room. Plenty of space. A sitting room with television and kitchen. Good wet rooms. No noise. We had a lovely time on the beaches nearby. Get breakfast in Mallaig before you leave as we drove for ages trying to find breakfast when we... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

very nice hostel in central location. clean and usually well maintained. Restaurants and shops and Bars nearby. great stay if you run out of petrol on a Sunday afternoon and want to cross over to Skye on bikes or car. Petrol station opens after breakfast on Monday morning ;-) train station around the corner for jacobite steam train to Ft... More 

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Bassano Del Grappa, Italy
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

I've been traveling the scottish highlands for few days with a bicycle, that day I rode from Stirling to Mallaig which is quite a long distance! The Mallaig Backpackers Lodge (The Tea Garden) was like heaven for my tired legs. Confortable, clean, awesome showers/bathroom, very kind staff, very close to the ferry and not overcrowded! I loved the place and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

A very cosy and homely hostel - there is even a little snug just off the kitchen with sofas and a tv! The hostel is very easy to find, less than a minute to the station. There is bike storage round the back which was great for me. The bathrooms are the only modern part of the hostel, which was... More 

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Rooms good-kitchen fine. Not really enough room if full but as it was just 4 of us, it was perfect. Lots of pubs and coffee shops nearby. Our favourite is the Seaman's Mission café-good coffee and a second hand bookshop attached.

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Thank r0ylewis
Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

One of the best hostels that I've stayed in. It's well laid out, comfortable, clean, very near the station, friendly people and good value for money. Only one niggle, there's an automatic tap in the wash-hand basin. While this may save water, its short duration wasn't any good for rinsing my razor. While I was there, one person who slept... More 

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Super, will go back. Clean, cosy, safe, central. Seems to have the balance right for backpackers touring the west coast and islands. Close to ferry and train. Eyed the lounge as a meeting point. The wet room works week but beware the right hand room does not drain quickly enough and you need to use the mop to stop a... More 

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Thank Brian A
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

I liked this hostel. As the first into my dorm I found the most comfortable mattress. Another girl said hers was very uncomfortable. It was quiet and the shower was amazing. Bathrooms obviously renovated but why they did do toilet separately, I'm not sure... At least the large bathroom. The kitchen is well equipped and the common relaxing area had... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I stayed here for one night. Very clean and good facilities. I was in a 8 bunk dorm, which might have been a problem if one had snored/been otherwise noisy, but there was only one other, very quiet, person in the room. Staff are very helpful. I like the fact that they make a big thing about being eco-friendly. Free... More 

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calif
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47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Reasonable price, good food, warm fire, friendly staff. A short walking distance from train and ferry. On a warm day outside eating....did I say warm? Cold enough to freeze your toes off in town most of the time. Fish and chips were excellent.

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Address: Station Road, Mallaig, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Mallaig
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Mallaig Backpackers Lodge Scotland
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