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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed in the bunk rooms in the hostel for 2 nights whilst on a running/training weekend. Competitively priced, accommodation was clean, well appointed and had access to a drying room for wet kit (don't underestimate the value of this if you spend time outdoors). The kitchen was sizeable and contained all that could be needed. The showers were spacious, good...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night in Hobbit Hut while doing West Highland Way. Excellent facilities and such friendly host, when collecting keys the gentlemen gave us great advice in treating our blisters. Excellent small but well stocked shop which doesn't rip you off like other shops in Tyndrum Village. Would Highly recommend this place to anyone will certainly be back...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for two nights in a bunk dorm. It was clean, modern, well-furnished, with good showers, and an excellent common area-cum-kitchen. The latter had loads of utensils, crockery, cutlery, two giant fridges, two cookers etc. ie. all that is needed to cater for oneself. The reception and proprietor were friendly and helpful, giving me good information about the hill...

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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Stayed in a Hobbit House at By the Way during our West Highland Way hike. The manager was one of the most helpful and nice people we encountered on the whole trek! Our Hobbit House was cozy and comfortable, and the facilities were clean with plenty of hot water (really appreciated the solo shower facility for privacy). It’s a short...

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Reviewed 19 November 2016

It was a good place for camping in a tent. The only negative parts were the many midges which were not exterminating centrally in the camping or in the neighbourhood. Otherwise, the camping was very comfortable.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This pathetic creature (me, poor old female pensioner) arrived at the campsite after several days "wild camping" (a romantic name for living rough in a tent). I was in a sorry state, covered in midge bites and with squelching wet shoes. It was the end of the summer, and the rain was setting in in earnest. It wasn't so much...

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here when returning home after a 2 month seakayak trip up the west coast of Scotland. Very helpful staff, thanks Mike, great to meet you. Great place to stay! Very clean and tidy, quiet spot and great location. Plenty of options of accommodation too.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I arrived after a very long day cycling through tough conditions. The accomodation was ok not cosy but ok. The drying room at other side of drive from the hostel it was absolutely throwing it down when I got there so would have got soaked taking stuff over. I have stayed in lots of hostels and was sad to leave...

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed at the hostel and spent one night while we were doing the West Highland Way. The Hostel has a huge kitchen and the rooms are quite charming. The staff wasn't really friendly, though. No food is being served but the town is only a 5 minutes walk away.

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent facility with loads of rooms, space and everything you need for a night stay. Spotlessly clean and excellent. Tyndrum itself is expensive and obviously skinning visitors to area in charging nearly double compared to test if Scotland outside Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Local chippy charged £21 for fish and chips, haggis and 2x bottle of coke. Bit embarrassing that fellow...

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By The Way Hostel and Campsite has varied accommodation. There is a bunkhouse that sleeps 26 people, two self contained chalets - one sleeps 6 and the other sleeps 4. There are three different types of huts - hobbit huts, camping cabins and trekker huts. The camping cabins and trekker huts take dogs as well. There is a heated toilet/shower/pot wash area for campers, as well as a very efficient drying room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about By The Way Hostel and Campsite

Address: Lower Station Road, Tyndrum, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK20 8RY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Tyndrum
Number of rooms: 26
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By The Way Hostel And Campsite Tyndrum, Scotland
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“Stay longer!”
davidfb1, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Take the bunkhouses, are small and confortable.”
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sandrafT1741MI, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Hobbit House are cute but small.”
Melian5, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All Hobbits have lovely views”
JohnLees60, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“Take a small tent or book a room well in advance if you plan on staying here..”
rodmack2015, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
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