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Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

If the Client cancels a Booking, Callander Hostel will charge a cancellation fee. This cancellation fee shall be a percentage of the charges payable in respect of the Contract Minimum according to the number of clear days (that is not counting the Cancellation Date and the day of the Event) between the Cancellation Date and the date of the Event (the “ Cancellation Notice”), as set outbelow. If the Event is cancelled less than 3
Working Days before the Event, the Hostel is
entitled to charge according to the Final Number, if higher than the Contract Minimum.

Cancellation Notice Fee
41 days – 30 days 50%
29 days – 8 days 80%
7 days or less 100%

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Set in one of Callander’s oldest and most distinctive buildings, Callander Hostel offers a selection of private rooms and shared dorms (all of which are en-suite). In the dorms, each bunk bed comes with a utility board providing a reading light, plug socket and USB charging ports. The hostel includes a free parking area for guests and a garden with brilliant views across to the neighbouring Ben Ledi. Indoors, the hostel boasts a spacious lounge, free WIFI and a well-stocked kitchen area.

Cyclists and hikers are welcomed, with the hostel offering bike storage and a separate room for airing wet clothing. Towel hire is available, as is padlock hire for the lockers located in each dorm room. Both individual rooms and the main entrance operate with electronic locks, meaning guests can access the building 24/7 using their key-fob.

Callander Hostel is a social enterprise run by Callander Youth Project Trust (CYP). The hostel allows CYP to offer employability training and opportunities to young people from the local area, with the profits being re-invested in other CYP projects. More broadly, CYP provides youth services for people (aged 11-25) living within Callander and the surrounding area – incorporating a variety of activities and development opportunities.

The hostel has three dorms – two 8-bed mixed dorms and a 6-bed female dorm. There are two private rooms – a twin/double en-suite and a 4-bed en-suite family room (the latter providing superb views across to Ben Ledi).

Check-in is open from 14:00 – 20:00 if you require a late check in please contact the hostel directly before 17:00 on the day of arrival.

Unfortunately, at this time, Callander Hostel cannot offer disabled access to accommodation – due to the nature of the building all bedrooms are located upstairs.

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards except Ames
Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.
No curfew.
Child friendly.
Non smoking.

Please be advised that this property will need the CVV code of the credit cards in order to guarantee the bookings. Guests are kindly asked to contact the property by email upon making a booking and provide the management with this information(CVV code). View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.4

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.2


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 Apr 2019
    Callander Hostel is a really really nice place to stay , friendly and helpful staff makes this HOSTEL perfect , thanks to there hard work they put into it. Extremely clean and so comfortable. Thanks for making my stay so nice.
    Germany, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    19 Mar 2019
    Such a beautiful little country town near a lake with plenty of hikes to do. This hostel is nice and close to shops, supermarkets, and restaurants. The kitchen is amazing, with all the utensils you need, and the hostel is super clean and the rooms and bathrooms are really nice. The staff was great and it just had a very homely feel. I recommend anyone stay who wants a relaxing night and is looking to do hikes or activities around the area.
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    22 Aug 2018
    Great place to stay, great staff, easy check in, nice and clean rooms.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    19 Sep 2018
    Really nice hostel, the private bedroom was quite clean and big.
    Argentina, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    21 Mar 2019
    Love this place. Love it's ethos and also it's garden. Great place is callander for a short break too!
    Scotland, Female, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    04 Dec 2018
    Nice place to base yourself (with a car) for exploring the Loch Lomond national park. Cute place above a cafe. No lockers in the rooms was my only real issue.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    03 Jun 2019
    Great friendly staff, very helpful, after a wet day mountain biking they put our gear in a drying room overnight. Result, dry gear in the morning
    England, Male, 41+
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    24 Aug 2018
    Great location but wondering whether the mattresses had been donated by the prison service. Woke up feeling assaulted by the springs
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    27 Apr 2019
    We had an overnight stay here between places. Staff friendly, free car park out the back good, and good location close to town. Kitchen facilities okay, though no free tea and coffee like most other places. Large common room, though it was freezing while we were there. Beds in dorm very uncomfortable, we could feel every spring. Also very cold in room - heater not working, and doona not very warm. Hot shower in room, though common shower wouldn’t work. Not the greatest atmosphere here either.
    Australia, Couple, 25-30
  • 3.4

    Rating

    17 Oct 2018
    Awful mattress that’s probably 30 years old with springs completely poking through. No heating in room made for a cold Autumn night. Door broken to en-suite bathroom, people could just walk in when you were showering. Blind covering window completely broken. Hot water randomly switched on and off, almost burnt myself from the scolding water. Metal wire lockers under bed has sharp edges. I completely cut my foot with it and have been left with a scar.Smelly room. Rubbish under beds.
    Australia, Male, 41+
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Children's Play Area
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Internet café
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


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