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    Sandra's Backpackers

    24/26 Princes Street, Thurso, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent5%
    • Very good20%
    • Average28%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible37%
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    1 - 5 of 81 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    For those of us who remember the 'basic' SYHA hostels and mourn their passing, this is the place for you - only more comfortable. Yes, the rooms aren't large but there's enough room, yes, the beds are very comfortable, yes, the place is clean, yes,...More

    Thank Razumovksaya
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Had booked 4 nights for next week but unfortunately have had an accident where I have been burned and having to postpone my break away. I called to see if there was any way to avoid the cancellation fee due to the circumstances. I asked...More

    Thank SusanScott-SAS
    Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

    I booked 2 nights and paid for them, but when I looked around I did not stay. The place is filthy and the beds look like they had not been changed in months. I would not recommend this hostel to anyone avoid it at all...More

    Thank Douglas B
    Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

    Pretty basic hostel in Thurso, providing pretty cramped rooms with the furniture clearly a home made attempt! As hostels go this is below standard especially in terms of the price! The owner is very nice and obliging but it is obvious most travellers move on...More

    Thank Brian K
    Reviewed 22 June 2017

    We enjoyed our stay here. The room was clean with an ensuite. The host was welcoming and informative about Thurso. He gave good advice on where to eat. He is a nice bloke. The room was small but we have had smaller in hotels for...More

    Thank LyleChristine
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    About
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • USD 45 - USD 71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Scottish Highlands >
    • Caithness and Sutherland >
    • Thurso
    • Also Known As
    • Sandra's Backpackers Thurso, Scotland
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    Traveller (12)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (5)
    Bathroom (1)
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Room Tips
    "Upstairs rooms ppl walk past your room to the kitchen. Although rooms are generally street front its quiet..."
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    "Twin beds in main body of building, bunks just out the building upstairs"
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    "Room J1(£42 double bed) was quite loud, don't recommend for light sleepers."
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    "Sandra's is not wheelchair friendly, if you want a cooked breakfast, bring your own."
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