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Reviews of The Smiddy Bunkhouse & Blacksmiths Backpackers Hostel

Hostel | Snowgoose Mountain Centre, Station Road, Corpach Fort William, Scotland PH33 7JH

80.3% Overall Rating

100 out of 114 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/08/2014)

"Comfortable bunkbeds, made up on arrival. Nice location, you can walk next to the canal & down to the loch. Having read some of the reviews (after booking!) I was a bit worried about what to expect but it was fine - we…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

The Smiddy Bunkhouse & Blacksmiths Backpackers Hostel are available in bunkrooms of 4 or 6 persons or as full units of 10 or 14 persons. CHECK IN is available only 15:00 – 20:00 hrs. We do not accept arrivals later than 20.00hrs. . Our office & reception is closed around 17.00 hrs. If you are arriving later than 17: 00 hr please call or e-mail us to let us know in advance – well before the day of your arrival. CHECK OUT TIME on the day of departure is 10.00 am or before. CANCELLATIONS We do not accept cancellations less than 4 weeks prior to your arrival irrespective of notifications from the booking agents HostelWorld and HostelBookers. If you cancel less than 4 weeks before your arrival date you are still liable for the payment in full. DEPOSITS & PAYMENT. A 12% deposit is paid direct to HostelWorld and Hostelbookers – this is non refundable. The balance is due in full 4 weeks prior to arrival (or at the time of booking if you have made your booking less than 4 weeks before your arrival date). This is irrespective of notifications from the booking agents HostelWorld and HostelBookers. Payment can be made from our website or by online banking – please ask for our banking details. We reserve the right to re-let your room if the balance is not paid on time – 4 weeks before your arrival. We do not accept cancellations made less than 4 weeks prior to arrival. BEDDING. Freshly laundered bedding is provided with bunk beds made up on arrival. Please make sure that your party does not bring any sleeping bags or other bedding into our accommodation.

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80.3%

Overall Rating

100 out of 114 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'The Smiddy Bunkhouse & Blacksmiths Backpackers Hostel'

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80.8%
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86.4%
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74.4%
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82.4%
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74.3%
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Customer review

03 February 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: hkj

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

31 October 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: a big living room - kitchen.the location: a wonderful and quiet place

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

21 October 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Beds were very comfortable HOWEVER we were double booked and as a result were put into an 8 bed room instead of the 4bed private with on suite we had booked through hostelbookers.com, BE WARNED!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

18 September 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: EASY TO FIND OFF THE TRAIN - BUNK BEDS WERE SO COMFY I SLEPT SO WELL - THE FAT DUVETS WERE NICE - LOUNGE AREA COSY WITH THE FIRE ON - YES I WOULD VISIT AGAIN

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Benet Swire

17 September 2007 Benet would recommend this property

Liked: very clean and friendly. A safe place for bikes with facility to wash them. Next to the loch with lovely views. Drying room is very handy! And all for £12.50!!

Disliked: Benet left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

andrea belli

15 September 2007 andrea would recommend this property

Liked: wonderful wild seesight

Disliked: andrea left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

14 September 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: full range of facilites. close to public transport. freindly guests

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Richard Malin

05 September 2007 Richard would recommend this property

Liked: Small apartment type blocks, clean and warm with good shower and bathrooms. Good location for Ben Nevis we were walking by 8.30am. Could have done with some more crockery - cereal bowls etc but other than that it was very comfortable.

Disliked: Richard left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Hana Knichal

23 August 2007 Hana would recommend this property

Liked: open plan kitchen plus large sitting area - all guests can chat together, yet homely feeling because the hostel is small

Disliked: Hana left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
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Customer review

15 August 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice place!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Customer review

15 August 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Not only gorgeous scenery, but also located in a proximity of shops, post office and ATM. Generally excellent value for money.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

12 August 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: common room

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Naige Zhang

10 August 2007 Naige would recommend this property

Liked: This lovely wee hostel is just superb!! Stunning lake view is only 1 minute walk down the road. Caledonian Canal is also by the hostel. Staff was so nice!!

Disliked: Naige left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

06 August 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice atmosphere!!!!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Maik de Bresser

02 August 2007 Maik would recommend this property

Liked: Quiet, friendly

Disliked: Maik left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

22 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: A good value for maney in a sharing room

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.