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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

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

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group 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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Portree Independent Hostel

Book more than 4 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.4
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Located in the centre of the Isle of Skye, this former Post Office offers a warm and friendly environment. The hostel is noticeable for its vibrant yellow colour along with its imaginative interior. The spacious kitchen and dining room, housed in the original sorting room, is the perfect place to meet other backpackers whilst enjoying the fabulous view across Portree Bay to the Cuillins from the window.

The hostel, once the main post office for the island, has been converted into a hostel with bags of character whilst being well provided with excellent facilities.The reception and lounge is the original post office counter area, still with the original safe, clock, service counter and access, and WiFi throughout the hostel.

Our hostel is easy to find, public transport is a minute's walk and parking, shops, tourist information and parking a short walking distance. With rooms range from 4 bedded to 12 bedded, along with offering family friendly and female only dorms

A self- service laundry is available daily from 11 am to 9pm .


Conditions

The reception works from 7:30 am to 10 am and 3pm to 10 pm.

Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

Check in from 16:00 to 21:00 .
Check out before 10:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash.
Taxes included.

Breakfast not included.
Child friendly.
Non smoking.

**taking temperatures during check in**
** Kitchen facility currently unavailable due to Covid19 restrictions** View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.9

  • Security 8.2

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.0

  • Cleanliness 8.2

  • Facilities 8.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Mar 2020
    Vse je bilo super. Res prijazen par skrbi za hostel.
    Slovenia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    17 Jul 2020
    Great stay and felt very welcomed, good safety measures in place. The only comment I have is the few bathrooms, sometimes you had to wait for people to finish as the toilet was with the shower. Thanks
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    22 Dec 2019
    Nice hostel on a beautiful island.
    Slovenia, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    07 Sep 2020
    Such a lovely hostel! Well needed after many days of wild camping. We came 4 hours early and they were so accommodating and even offered to do our washing, which was very kind. Couldn’t recommend this quirky hostel enough and the staff are great!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    07 Jan 2020
    I went during the off-season for tourism on Skye so that my have skewed my experience. The hostel was very quiet, not much chatter or anything like that between other patrons. The kitchen was very large and well equipped with a grocery store not far making it easy to cook your own meals. Everything was clean and very spacious in the rooms. No lockers or ways to secure your belongings other than the bedroom door locking with a code.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    29 Dec 2019
    i mean, the facilities were ok. but i came in soaked to the bone before checkin time and i wasnt allowed to take a warm shower.. was pretty sure my lips were blue. therefore. low score on staff and facilities. also too many rules really ruined the atmosphere, ease up a little. youbare lucky to still gwt a 7.4 based on my honest ratings. cause in my mind idd score you a 4
    Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    20 Sep 2020
    Good place and the only one that was available on that date. Unfortunately, kitchen facilities are out of use due to the pandemic regulations. Though wearing masks was compulsory inside few guests did not follow the regulations.
    Latvia, Male, 18-24
  • 6.6

    Good

    05 Aug 2020
    It was ok definitely did not take the virus very serious was alot not distance going around and sharing bathroom. Over all it was ok had everything you need for a hostel and location was great.
    Scotland, Male, 25-30
  • 5.4

    Rating

    06 Aug 2020
    Good location, nice staff but is not enough.. Place is not hygienic (toilet with no toilet paper, dirty.. God knows when it was cleaned, shower room water does not drain, very hot water which you can't regulate. Matrasses are very uncomfy, for this price they should buy new. Hostel next to this is more cheeper and much more clean!! For 100%!! I do not recommend this hostel and I will never come back there.
    Lithuania, Female, 41+
  • 4.3

    Rating

    07 Sep 2020
    After leaving i got a call about missing pillows from the room and that they were going to charge me £10 for taking them. I had no need to take the pillows and will be talking to my bank about the charge. Not very friendly.
    England, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free WiFi
General
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Flexible NRR
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Reception (limited hours)


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