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Calluna Reviews

Heathercroft, Fort William, Scotland

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83%

Rating
238 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 77%Security
  • 77%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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80%

It's a great place to stay, very homely. The owners are very kind and devouted. I wholeheartedly recommend it!


89%

Very good equipped kitchen, beautiful look over Fort William and the Loch. There's plenty of car park space and very fast wifi available.

  • 18th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


83%

Nice bunk bed room, clean and comfy. full kitchen nice and easy to prepare meals and packed lunches. close to town with a good walk uphill back to the hostel. plenty of parking. good shower


71%

Fine for our needs. Very basic but clean and warm. Great location for climbing Ben Nevis which was a 5 minute drive away. Only complaint was that our bedroom door didn't lock.

Owner Comment (Hide)
All bedrooms doors do lock and normally we show all guests on arrival how to use the 'snib', push button on the door to make the room secure. If anything is not working it's simple to ask us to show guests. We live next door.

54%

To share a fully equipped kitchen and living room with about ten people in total is great. Less great are the small cheap feeling rooms and shared bathrooms were toilets do not flush.

  • 26th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


77%

nice hostel in a cozy house. however, if the house is full, one shower may not be enough.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Depending on where you stay with us, one shower is for either eight or six or four people. All of this is within the guideline of the national tourist agency. On the night you stayed, I believe a maximum of six were in residence. Thanks for your decent review Yang. Alan and Sue

89%

The facilities are in very good conditions with all that you could need, just to make you feel like home. They have all Kind of turístico information very well keep it and organized. Place enough for parking and a reasonable distante from city center and other amenities. I would go back again next time in Fort William for sure.

  • 11th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks Rosana, We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Best wishes, Alan and Sue.

91%

The hostel is located in a really nice and peaceful house. There is a large lounge with good views that makes it easy to meet other people. It would probably be useful to have another toilet/shower but we didn't actually have a problem since it wasn't busy when we visited. They provided us with topographical maps of the area and expert advice on hiking routes which was super helpful. There is also a drying room for clothes which was a godsend after a full day hiking in the rain.


91%

Calluna (which we discovered is the Genus name of the heather plant^^) is a very cozy house atop a hill, but the walk does not take more than 20 minutes, and is not hard. The house has plenty of information on hikes and climbs, and the atmosphere is very peaceful.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks, Your kind words are well received. Best wishes Alan & Sue



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