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Fort William Backpackers Reviews

Alma Road, Fort William, Scotland

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84%

Rating
688 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 78%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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89%

Friendly, welcoming hostel Fantastic staff Loved the overnight laundry service


83%

A lovely house with beautiful views. Good hostel environment. Frustrating things: the wifi only worked in the kitchen and in one of the rooms - not in the common space. Also, the staff aren't present from 12pm-5pm, which makes checking in in the afternoon difficult.


89%

Great hostel, the atmosphere here can't be beat. Great kitchen, lounge, and even a little private Skype/sun room. Staff was good, room was spacious and had a great view. The location is beautiful - on abit of a hill but the view is worth the climb! Only a short walk from the train station. The only downsides: no lockers in the room (though i felt totally safe leaving my bag), check in times are a bit awkward (before 12:30 or after 5pm). Would definitely recommend.


89%

. Loved the facilities, but top floor sink could do with a fixing as water doesn't drain as normal, and maybe finding a dry place to change when other people are around, but that's being a bit fussy) . very comfy beds . not enough plugs though . great spaces ( quiet room, Skype room, kitchen, outside fire place, and the size of that lounge! wow )


77%

Room was small and smelled like feet, but overall, staff was nice and helpful.


66%

was fine, nothing special, kind of shabby and dirty but cozy all the same


100%

Was amazing location and accommodation was brilliant. Glad I got to stay there.


86%

I can't really comment much as I arrived late at night and left early the next morning but I had a nice comfortable nights sleep and the staff were very friendly and efficient.


89%

Great base for our visit to the Mountain Bike World Cup, can't fault anything - location and value for money excellent!


91%

Very friendly staff, nice location, loved the bushes in bloom in the yard!


66%

There is just one bathroom. It's really inconvenient. The public area is too small. Even I cannot find a place too have dinner.


69%

The bathrooms were very lacking on all accounts.


86%

What a cute and homie hostel! We were only there for a night but wished we could have stayed longer. Cute atmosphere with good common room for socializing. Very clean. Great bathrooms and showers. The view from the hostel is amazing. Staff and guests were very friendly and very welcoming. Lacked plugs in rooms and breakfast was mediocre and had to pay £2, but whatever. No locks for luggage but felt safe anyways. Would go there again.


83%

Great located, friendly staff


100%

Great hostel!


80%

Very quaint place with a close-knit feeling.

  • 12th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Friendly, helpful, staff although I wasn't informed of all the facilities, locations, but its easy to find for yourself if you explore. All dorms are fitted with a lock, which is good for security but the keys are worn and it was fiddly and took a while to unlock the door. Like all hostels your stay can be improved/marred depending on considerate/noisy guests. Free tea & coffee was nice touch and central location good.

  • 11th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


91%

Fantastic hostel. Will definitely stay again.


100%

very nice!

  • 3rd May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


83%

Good atmosphere, great location and comfy beds.. Makes you feel home :) Would go back.


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