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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Quite overcrowded and who puts a bedroom right next to the lounge? Kitchen also quite overcrowded. Rooms humid and stuffy. This hostel is popular with Europeans and they all smoke so the rooms end up stinking of smoke. No secure bike storage. Poor value at £20 per night. The hostels in the Outer Hebrides were much nicer and better value....

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Brno, Jihomoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

After completing the 128 km walk from Rubha Hunish to Broadford, this was a very cousy place to stay in. Fully equipped kitchen, clean showers, rooms just about what you would expect from a backpackers hostel. The "living room" was a nice place where walkers can meet and exchange their experience. One thing to watch out for: If you wake...

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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed here 4 nights arriving around the time of last check in at 10.30pm. When we phoned ahead they handily left us the key and details at reception. The dorm room was small and stuffy (we had to keep the window and door open throughout the night). There were plenty of showers. The kitchen was generally well equipped (though...

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Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Great hostel, with a great living room, it was a pleasure to read my book in there. There are books, DVDs and board games, three cumfortable sofas, some armchairs and a pouffe. There is a cuisine for the guests, a dining room. Laudry £6, sheets supplied. There are a lot of showers and toilets. The rooms are small, but it's...

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Thank bitsuro
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Very close to a big Cooperative, a gas station. You have plenty of space to prepare your dinner and they have a big lounge and a very warm living room. Free- wifi. Very clean place and the team very helpful.

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Thank Mery20122015
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Beautiful place, great people and strategic location. Comfortable and cozy as well, and good sleeping quarters as well as clean. We stayed two nights and I think it was one of the better places in my trip around Scotland. But be aware of midges!

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Sydney, NSW
Reviewed 17 July 2015

The pluses of this place is it's in a great location near Broadford bus stop, it was warm inside, the showers and facilities were pretty good, staff were friendly. Other than this, it's not that remarkable or interesting. I would recommend heading over to the Broadford Hotel on the main road to check out the bar, it's quite nice, otherwise...

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Thank jebskulker
Singapore
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Our group of 5 adults agreed that this was possibly our favourite hostel out of all those we stayed at during our entire Scotland road trip experience. It was clean and had a lovely kitchen and common room. The staff were also warm and friendly. This is definitely a good option when you're just starting out on the Isle of...

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Thank choralmelody
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 June 2015

The hostel had very little ventilation in the room which was full of people who had been hiking for the last week. Wet sweaty clothes and bodies of ten people with no open windows really wasn't ideal. The hostel is quite run down and there was a problem with the lights in the showers,

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 June 2015

I caught a bus directly to broadford from the ferry and then was just a short walk up the road. There is a servo, pub and cafe nearby for meals/necessities if you needed something. The beds were warm, showers hot & bathrooms clean. Kitchen had everything you'd need for a basic meal. Staff friendly and helped us out when enquiring...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hostel is situated in the scenic village of Broadford ideally located for enjoying everything the Isle of Skye has to offer with access to public transport to get you all around the island and surrounding mainland. The hostel itself offers safe, clean and comfortable accommodation with a personal touch and we are always willing to do our best to meet any requirements that you may have. So whether you are going out to enjoy the sights or staying in to relax in our living room cuddled up with our cat we will try to make your experience of the Isle of Skye as wonderful as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Broadford Backpackers Hostel

Address: High Road, Broadford IV49 9AA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Broadford
Price Range: $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 37
Also Known As:
Broadford Backpackers Hostel Isle Of Skye
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“If you get room #9 make sure you are not in the bed right under the sky light as it woke me up really early.”
 of 5 bubbles iggarcia, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They have a bathroom with a bathtub. Just in case you have been sleeping in a tent for a while and want to relax a little.”
 of 5 bubbles Raubmaus, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Well, none of them is with the bathroom as it is always shared.”
 of 5 bubbles Tkropkamalecki, 21 May 2015 | Read review
“Anyone with people!”
 of 5 bubbles MSalomguasp, 29 Apr 2015 | Read review
“If travelling with 2 or three others, choose a private room for the same price.”
 of 5 bubbles scharla, 11 Feb 2015 | Read review
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