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Reviews of Fort William Backpackers Fort William Hostel

Alma Road, Fort William, Scotland

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 85%

Facilities 85%

Location 86%

Safety 86%

Staff 93%

Value 87%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast 2.60USD
  • Towel 1.30USD

Important Information

PLEASE NOTE:
Please bring photographic identification with you – you will need it to check-into our hostel.
If any guest within your booking is under the age of 18 please contact us before making the reservation online.
As our accommodation is mainly comprised of dorm rooms, we can only accept families with children if the whole room has been booked for sole occupancy. We cannot accommodate children in dorm rooms with other guests and the maximum number of people allowed to sleep in our twin room is 2.
The hostel reception is open from 7am-12pm and then from 5pm-10.3opm. If you arrive in the afternoon feel free to make yourself at home and use the hostel facilities. Check-in is available again between 5pm & 10.30pm.
Fort William Backpackers is available for sole occupancy. To check availability & get a quote, please contact us.
Unfortunately, due to past experiences, we do not accept stag or hen parties

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations made more than 24 hours prior to arrival will receive a 90% refund.
Cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to arrival are non-refundable.
(Please note that in order to receive a 90% refund; you must cancel prior to 12.00 noon the day before your booking is due to commence)

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

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Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 85%

Facilities 85%

Location 86%

Safety 86%

Staff 93%

Value 87%

Showing 11-20 of 33 reviews

83% Overall Rating
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83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa

Liked: Nice atmospher and staff

Customer would recommend this property

71% Overall Rating
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71% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Family Holiday, Relaxation / spa, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: good stuff and location

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
09 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Location was amazing! You can see the town and the mountains from that hill. Friendly staff, weather update daily for the mountains tipos to get there toó. Good kitchen and good breakfast for 2 pounds.

Disliked: Nothing really

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
29 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Lovely relaxed atmosphere. Warm welcome. Coal fire. Good facilities.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
27 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Secure & safe, in the correct location for all amenities etc, Bus,Rail.

Disliked: nothing,ideal for any traveller

Customer would recommend this property

74% Overall Rating
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74% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 May 2015

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Good cooking and dining facilities.

Disliked: Not enough toilet and shower facilities. Showers stopped when the toilet was flushed. No room to change in shower cubicles.

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Very nice atmosphere. Useful staff. If you search it that hostel is for you. Perfect localization. Fantastic kitchen equipment. All day tea, coffee and chocolate. Because of Scottish weather it was nice they heated, so you could dry your wet clothes and shoes.

Customer would recommend this property

66% Overall Rating
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66% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With a large group / tour

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Location and view.

Disliked: Very noisey

80% Overall Rating
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80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
31 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: cozy living room and friendly stuff

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
27 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Staff outstanding, accommodation clean friendly and warm. Is a hostel should be.

Disliked: Kitchen well equipped but a bit small. Drying room could also be improved.

Customer would recommend this property

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