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Gerry's Hostel

The entrance on a sunny day in October
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Overview
Guest house -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 20
Strathcarron, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
SCOTLAND'S OLDEST INDEPENDENT HOSTEL
ESTABLISHED 48 YEARS.

Hostel facilities

Sleeps 20
3 rooms
2 small family rooms sleeping 5
1 large dormitory sleeping 10
Comfortable common room with log fire
Library
Cool in summer, warm in winter

Cottage comforts including:-

Mod Cons with character
Fully equipped kitchen
Small food store
Excellent drying room
Hot showers
All bedding supplied
Towel hire £1
Easy access by road and rail
Plenty Parking
No membership card required
Come and go as you please
On the most scenic railway in Britain
No TV
Draught real ales available at the local pub.
Listing #HL6803505
About the Owner
Simon H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:70%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:October 2015
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

Perfect location for hillwalkers with munros' and corbetts on your doorstep......friendly owner, Simon, who took over from his father, Gerry, in recent years! Large cosy, relaxing lounge with open range fire and an abundance of wood! Plenty books, vinyl and even an electronic organ to...More

1  Thank Cosmopolitan777752
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

The girls and I took a last minute break up at Gerry’s hostel and stayed 3 nights, had a great time. Very nice location to get away from it all. Friendly and helpful owner, made us feel welcome, thanks for everything.

1  Thank Graham B
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Great location but I certainly won’t be going back there. Initially the warden seemed reasonably ok as he showed us round. The hostel wasn’t the best as there was only one small, quite run down shower for a possible 20 people and worked by a...More

3  Thank Dianne W
Amenities
  • Bunk Beds:(6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Internet Access
  • Private Yard
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Guests should check in before 11pm
Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
Bedrooms
    6 Bunks
    2 Fulls
    5 Twins
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 62.1 mi
Railway: Achnashellach station: 2.5 mi
Ferry: Ullapool: 40.4 mi
By Train, there is train request stop at Achnashellach Station 2.5 miles from the hostel after getting off train continue down the dirt track for half a mile left round the big tree not through the white gate until you get to red phone box then left along main road for 2 miles approx Gerry' Hostel on right
Easily accesed by car as well with plenty of parking 10 miles south west of Achnasheen if coming from Inverness remember to turn left half a mile past Garve and also left at roundabout at Achnasheen
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Nearest Beach: 9.3 mi.
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