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Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse
Reviewed November 30, 2009

atfer a very wet windy ten days on the hills a unexpected delay at inverie( no ferry) and too knackered for the walk out i stayed at the foundation hostel. what a breath off fresh air, well appointed, izzie who is the warden is helpful, friendly and obviously loves the job. inverie is amazing again friendly great community spirit, the forge pub likewise could,nt make you more welcome. and thats without mentioning the isolation and beauty of knoydart itself. greaaaat place, great people. go there. well done the foundation

  • Stayed: November 2009, traveled solo
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Reviewed December 2, 2008

The Knoydart Foundation Hostel (in Inverie village on the Knoydart penisula, on the west coast of Scotland), is VERY flippin REMOTE... but Knoydart is AMAZING, you should all go, and the Hostel is a cheap and very cheerful of doing so!

The weather up in that part of Scotland is - to be fair - a little bit unpredicable, and even a tad rainy and cold at times... but Knoydart TOTALLY makes up with it with beautiful panoramas, really friendly people, loads of interesting wildlife, a nice little pub, and being SO chilled and quiet.

The Hostel (which is owned by the community) itself is simple, but has everything: full equipped self-catering kitchen, comfy rooms of various sizes (from 2 up to 10), a very cosy lounge with a real fire and GREAT showers (both of which you REALLY appreciate after a long walk), and really helpful staff... all for a bargain-ous £14/night!

I'd add: there were several other (pricier) guesthouses around, which I can't comment on, but which you might want to check out if you're looking for something a bit more upmarket.

  • Stayed: October 2008, traveled as a couple
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Thank EdCarlisle
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Additional Information about Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse

Address: Knoydart, PH41 4PL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Knoydart Peninsula
Amenities:
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Specialty Lodging in Knoydart Peninsula
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A small, friendly and cosy community-owned Bunkhouse on the West Highland coast located on a remote peninsula accessible only by boat or on foot. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse Knoydart Peninsula, Scotland

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