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Crianlarich Youth Hostel

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Manchester UK
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Between huge mountains, in a quiet village just off the main road from Glasgow to Glencoe and the Highlands, this is a lovely place to stay and chill. Good place to break your journey by road or rail. Lots of lochs, tourist attractions and walks locally. The West Highland line divides at Crianlarich, so there are incredible scenic routes to...

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Crianlarich Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks very much for taking the time to let us know about your experience and we hiope to welcome you back in the near future. Lorna Padden

Nambour
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Perfect location for the budget minded tourist if you are wanting to walk in this fantastic, beautiful area. If you want to walk there are different trails for your level of expertise. The hostel is close to bus and train transport and also pubs, restaurants and a small shop. The staff were very helpful and hostel has all you would...

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Crianlarich Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Many thanks for your very kind comments, we will pass them onto our team. Lorna Padden

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

My son and I had a room to ourselves, right across from the spacious drying room. Very comfortable with its own shower and toilet en suite. Receptionist was friendly and helpful and kitchen, dining and communal areas were great. No problems with internet and location was great for the town, train station and west highland way access.

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Crianlarich Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Many thanks for taking the time to let us know about your stay, we appreciate it and will pass your kind comments onto the team. Lorna Padden

Glasgow
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Crianlarich youth hostel for me was a haven of warmth, relaxation and recuperation in fine surroundings and perfect location. After 50 miles cycling on the west Highland way in one of the worst storms of the year we rolled into Crianlarich youth hostel which we had pre booked. Friendly staff welcomed us, stored our bikes and showed us the accommodation...

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Crianlarich Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Wow. Thanks so much for such a lovely review, we really appreciate you taking the time to post about your stay and we will be sure to pass on your kind comments to all the team at Crianlarich. Thanks Lorna Padden

Reviewed 15 September 2016

I've been here several times and always enjoy my stay. The hostel is situated in a village, next to the train station and 5 mins walk from the West Highland Way and from the nearest bus stop. The surroundings are gorgeous and there are walking trails that suit all levels and plenty of hills to climb. There are also two...

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Crianlarich Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Many thanks for your very kind review, and thank you for your continyed support of SYHA. We will pass your comments onto our team. Thanks Lorna Padden

Douglas, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Good facilities.no hot meals available or cooked breakfast but a shop nearby. Very clean and to usual good hostel standards. Pleasant staff thank you, if walking the west highland way it is a short detour of the way but not a huge inconvenience.

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Crianlarich Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks for your feedback. Much appreciated. Sorry that we were unable to offer you a hot evening meal or cooked breakfast. We do offer a limited catering service at site but due to the size of site and the small team we have a minimum number of 10 before we offer this. we do however offer a...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Convenient location one minute from the station. Like all the other SYHA branches, the building is functional and no-nonsense and very clean. Being more used to the backpacker hostel type, the market appears remarkably civilised and middle-age (the term "youth" hostel might be on the way to becoming an evolutionary paradox) so while the price is a lot higher than...

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Crianlarich Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to let us know about your stay, we will get our team too look at the lamp and get that fixed. thanks Lorna

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Friendly welcome, modern facilities (1980s purpose built hostel that has been refurbished). Clean and comfortable dorms, good showers and toilet facilities (light switch for male showers is behind first entrance door!). Good kitchen facilities and very spacious dining area. Decent sized lounge with comfy sofas. Plenty of parking space and right next to railway station. A short walk on the...

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Crianlarich Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to post, we will certainly pass your kind comments onto Fiona and the team at Crianlarich. Much Appreciated. Lorna Padden

Malden, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This clean and friendly hostel is located close to lots of great walking in the Highlands, including the West Highland Way and many hill walks. The railway station is very close, as is a small shop. It's better to have a car here so that you can have access to more of the area because transport, even with the railway,...

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Crianlarich Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Many thanks for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay, we really appreciate you taking the time to do so. Lorna Padden

Biggar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We have just had a warm and dry!! break at this cosy and friendly hostel. And yes it had comfortable beds!! We were able to secure a family room which gave us privacy, whilst shared space leant itself to comfortably accomodate the larger group we were part of. This hostel has a 'coming home' feel which we are sure many...

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Crianlarich Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, What a great review, thanks so much, it really is appreciated. Lorna Padden

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This friendly youth hostel is located just over an hour's drive from Stirling and provides a great base for families, groups and outdoor enthusiasts looking to explore the northern area of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. Crianlarich Youth Hostel provides good budget accommodation and facilities include a well-equipped self-catering kitchen, multi-share and private bedrooms, a cosy lounge, large dining area and a drying room. There is also ramped access for wheelchair users, ample parking and a children's playground nearby. Wi-Fi during your stay: We do our best to deliver a free Wi-Fi service but apologise that connectivity, particularly in our rural locations, can be intermittent due to the level of our current broadband provision along with high usage when the youth hostel is busy. Please be assured we are endeavouring to improve where we can. We thank you for your patience and understanding. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crianlarich Youth Hostel

Address: Station Road, Crianlarich, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK20 8QN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Crianlarich
Price Range: $56 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“All rooms and dorms are en-suite”
 of 5 bubbles GreenyPete, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try asking for a dorm WITHOUT en-suite, which would be quieter and nicer.”
 of 5 bubbles muddysox, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“they're all much the same”
 of 5 bubbles 775DeanA, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Possibly the far end of the corridors would be quieter, but it is so compact it would not make much difference.”
 of 5 bubbles amy3rose, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Being a hostel some rooms have 3 beds some more. Single beds but that was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles SandieG327, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
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