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    Highlander Hostel

    23A High Street, Inverness IV1 1HY, Scotland
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (29)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (19)
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    Overview

    • Excellent3%
    • Very good6%
    • Average3%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible75%
    14 Mar 2017
    “There are Pros and Cons”
    25 Aug 2016
    “Stay away if possible”
    Highland Backpackers Inverness
    190 reviews
    #32 of 40 Speciality lodging in Inverness
     
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    2 reviews
    #28 of 40 Speciality lodging in Inverness
     
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    151 reviews
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    29 reviews
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    21 - 25 of 112 reviews

    Reviewed 19 August 2015

    I have backpacked around the middle east and been in some pretty dire places, but nothing like this! I was a late arrival at 23:30 so I phoned ahead at about 21:00 and made arrangements. I was given the door code by text and told...More

    Thank Grant T
    Reviewed 19 August 2015

    I think the only other hostel that comes close to this experience was a windowless, box-like backpackers hostel in Kuala Lumpur. Highlander Hostel has the guts to charge about ten times that amount, offers terrible and rude service, and provides absolutely nothing of value. To...More

    Thank Karin S
    Reviewed 18 August 2015

    We were shocked when we entered this hostel. It's dirty, it's run down, the staff is helpful nor friendly. Our group came to stay one night. After we arrived we tried our best to find another hostel or hotel in town, we were even prepared...More

    2  Thank EFSI_11
    Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile
    Google Translation

    Ostello assolutamente da evitare! Appena entrati si percepisce subito una pessima atmosfera e un'incredibile puzza di fumo. Stanze piccole con...More

    Thank Manuela M
    Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

    I wish there was a way to give this place no stars. 1 star is giving them too much credit. The place is filthy, the beds are squeaky and broken. Don't visit the showers, you'll probably catch leprosy. I don't know how or why I...More

    1  Thank Jordan C
    Highland Backpackers Inverness
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    #32 of 40 Speciality lodging in Inverness
     
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    2 reviews
    #28 of 40 Speciality lodging in Inverness
     
    Inverness City Suites
    151 reviews
    #4 of 40 Speciality lodging in Inverness
     
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    #19 of 40 Speciality lodging in Inverness
     
    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Scottish Highlands >
    • Inverness
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    Traveller (29)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (19)
    Bathroom (4)
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