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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on 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.

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Flora Macdonald Hostel

Book more than 8 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Flora Macdonald Independent Hostel is set on the beautiful Sleat Peninsula on the Isle of Skye. Our views over the Sound of Sleat to the mountains of Knoydart on the mainland Scotland opposite are just stunning in any weather. Especially while enjoyed in the company of our Eriskay ponies. The hostel is ideal accommodation for visitors arriving or leaving via the Mallaig-Armadale ferry as we are only 2,5 miles from the ferry terminal. We might be 50 minutes from Portree, but our peninsula has its own distillery, beautiful Point of Sleat lighthouse with views over the Small Islands, sandy Camas Daraich beach, woodland walks and Sabhal Mor Ostaig Gaelic College with regular gigs and culture (10 mins walk from the hostel). Village of Tarskavaig is a 10 minute drive. (runner up in prettiest village in UK competition)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Payment is by CASH or bank transfer No credit/Debit cards are accepted. The RECEPTION IS OPENED BETWEEN 0900 -1000 and 1700-2100. The latest check in time is 21:00. VERY IMPORTANT Late check in fees apply of £10.00 per person. Once checked in you may come and go as you please.

We offer value private rooms for two, three persons and two larger rooms for six people. The main building is converted stone farm with common area, kitchen and log burner, and the 2 large 6 person rooms both ensuite. The second adjacent building, our chalet, has rooms for 2, 2 and 3 people with shared shower and kitchen. All our rooms single beds and 1 bunk. (3 person room). The nearest shop is in Broadford and in Armadale and we offer small selection of frozen and dried food, so please ensure you bring food supplies with you.

Owner Peter Macdonald born and raised in Sleat, is always happy to recommend places to visit. His family has lived in Kilmore for several generations and he is more than happy to share his extensive knowledge of Skye history.

Flora Macdonald Hostel policies & conditions;

Cancellation policy: 7 days before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

Check in from 17:00 to 21:00. Please call us if your arrival time is later than you expected, there is a late arrival charge of £10.00 per person until midnight. Any later it will be £50.00.

Check out is 10:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash only. The hostel does not accept credit or debit cards.

Taxes included.

Breakfast not included.
Child friendly.
Non smoking. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 9.8

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 9.1

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    09 Oct 2021
    Amazing place and will defo be back. Great staff, without Fiona's advice my trip wouldn't have been anywhere near as good. Do yourself a favour and book now!!
    Scotland, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    28 Sep 2021
    Lovely place - very warm
    British Virgin Islands, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    28 Aug 2021
    Really nice house and host
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    07 Aug 2021
    Really lovley staff and very helpful. Small shop on site that sells a small amount of food
    Scotland, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    29 Jul 2021
    Fantastic hostel. Great location and a real homely feel to it. Staff extremely helpful. Thank you for all. Stefan
    Scotland, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    18 Jul 2021
    Max is very helpful. He stayed up till midnight to welcome us. The location, overlooking the lake, is just brilliant! The place is clean and well maintained. 5 of us shared a room which is very spacious.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    11 Sep 2021
    Nice location, friendly staff, owner is also very nice person, very clean place to stay, value for money
    Bangladesh, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    14 Sep 2021
    Basic hostel on the Isle of Skye - expensive as everywhere else so at the lower price range for the area. Linen and towels provided, self service kitchen available and well stocked. Laundry facilities available for nominal additional fee. In the morning we even spotted deers nearby the house! Some bits and bobs were broken but all facilities were accessible and didn't ruin the experience.
    Estonia, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    05 Aug 2021
    Very pricey but so is most of Skye. Not far from the Mallaig ferry. Basic but spacious and surrounded by idyllic countryside
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    18 Aug 2021
    We were placed in the wooden chalet which has 3 rooms, kitchen and shower room. Only one other room was occupied and. due to Covid, there was no socialising. The views across the loch were stunning, but the chalet was basic and run down (mould, peeling pain and cobwebs in the shower room and mismatched, badly fitted carpet tiles in the bedroom). The beds were comfortable, however, and we were up in time for the early morning ferry home.
    Wales, Female, 41+
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Parking
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi