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“WORTS hostel experience EVER”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Highlander Hostel

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Highlander Hostel
Barcelona, Spain
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34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“WORTS hostel experience EVER”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2012

A group of friends and I had a really bad experience that i would like to share with you guys.

We stayed there for a night (thanks God!) before heading to the Lake Ness.
The check in was fast and nice but ones we got into the room we start smelling like "dirty cheese feet" and "old food". We had a old dirty naked men snoring in the room with lots of bags round his bunk bed.
We were so shocked, that we even start laughing, we couldn't believe what we were seeing or smelling. We tried to stay in that room for over an hour, but it was impossible. We had to change to down to reception and change to a "normal" room.
The receptionist knew about how nasty atmosphere was in that room but Anyways he still allocate us there.

Other than that... the location and the common areas are great.

I hope that your experience is better :)

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2012

if you plan to stay in city for your highland trip it is one of the best priced location you can ask for, in the heart of town centre with all things you can ask for nearest to you. the service and hospitallity offered was on average, could have been better, the rooms are not that comfy, but who cares jus tfor resting, after a long party..... not recommended to people seekings quiet zone, but great halt on the northern scotland and near to the scotch mecca...

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2012

I quite liked this hostel. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. Had a nice big cinema in it and a pool table. Only complaint was that it wasn't that easy to meet people in it based on the way it was laid out.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2012 via mobile

My friend and I weren't expecting much from this hostel but when we arrived we were greeted by really friendly staff who helped us out heaps during our stay! We got our rooms upgraded and were able to use the managers own laptop to watch movies and tv shows. The bathrooms were really clean as were the rooms. The location was amazing! Just a short stroll from the bus station, right next to clubs! It was clear when we were there that they were making some serious changes as well which sound great! I would definitely stay here again and especially now with the changes they are making. It felt like coming home which is so rare in a hostel. Great value!! So cheap but worth so much more :)

  • Stayed April 2012
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2012

Hostel is located in city centre, minutes from anything you need whether it be transport, attractions or food. Unbelievably cheap for what you're getting. Staff are so friendly! Made us feel very welcome an comfortable. Bathrooms are big and always clean. Overall great stay!!

  • Stayed April 2012
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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2012

Reached the Hostel which is located in the centre of city and is the oldest hostel , found staff soo friendly and helpful always .(April 2012)

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2012

This hostel has recently been decorated and looks very modern and clean cut. The location is right opposite the town house in the middle of city, which meant we were one minute walk away from both the bus and train stations which meant trips to loch ness and further a field was very easy. The staff were friendly nice and helped us plan our trip to loch ness and Fort William. I would recommend this hostel to others its modern, 2 pool tables, computers. The rooms and bathrooms were clean and surprisingly big for a hostel.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Highlander Hostel
Address: 23A High Street, Inverness IV1 1HY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Inverness
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Ranked #37 of 40 Specialty Lodging in Inverness
Number of rooms: 12
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