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Reviews of Fort William Backpackers

Hostel | Alma Road, Fort William, Scotland PH33 6HB

90.3% Overall Rating

385 out of 412 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (11/01/2015)

Magdalena Kawecki thinks…

"It is very warm and welcoming site. Real fireplace in the living room adds happiness and feeling of safety in the cold days."

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Wake-up calls
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 3.05
  • Towel USD 1.52

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

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90.3%

Overall Rating

385 out of 412 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Fort William Backpackers'

Atmosphere
93.6%
Location
88.8%
Facilities
89.6%
Cleanliness
85.6%
Staff
95.2%
Value
91.2%
Safety
88.0%
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Jarad Linn

01 November 2009 Jarad would recommend this property

Liked: You get what you paid for and more. The employees are irreplaceable.

Disliked: Jarad left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

25 October 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Liked the staff. Pleasant atmosphere.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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MIKE JENKINS

22 October 2009 MIKE would recommend this property

Liked: Great place to meet new friends

Disliked: MIKE left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Esther Jones

20 October 2009 Esther would recommend this property

Liked: Great hostel, awesome fire in the lounge. Staff very helpful and friendly. Would definitely recommend to everyone!

Disliked: Esther left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

14 October 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I loved the hostel! Especially the lounge with the fireplace. Rooms were nice, showers clean and staff very friendly.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Andrew Clarke

07 October 2009 Andrew would recommend this property

Liked: Good hostel, cozy, warm, and a fun and helpful staff. Honestly, there wasn't a lot of stuff to do in Fort William besides climbing Ben Nevis, but if that's why you're coming to Fort William, this is definitely a good hostel to base yourself in.

Disliked: Andrew left no negative feedback.

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Stephen Bryant

01 October 2009 Stephen would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly staff (Ryan I think was the fella's name).Cosy and very clean, perfectly placed for access to Ben Nevis and Fort William.

Disliked: Stephen left no negative feedback.

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Ewa Kolosionek

19 September 2009 Ewa would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice and comfotable place to stay for cheap price. Rooms are big enough and bathrooms cleaned. Kitchen big and its nice to cook there :) Staff nice and very frindly and helpful.

Disliked: Ewa left no negative feedback.

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Sebastien MERMET

11 September 2009 Sebastien would recommend this property

Liked: Really great place, with very friendly and helpful staff!I recommend it!

Disliked: Sebastien left no negative feedback.

85.7%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

04 September 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were great.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

30 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good view from the living room, and fire place :)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

michael bury

28 August 2009 michael would recommend this property

Liked: location & simple facility

Disliked: michael left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Customer review

26 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great place to meet many other travellers and has free coffee and tea and a great big room with a fire perfect for relaxing after a day climbing Ben Nevis.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

BENJAMIN MACPHERSON

24 August 2009 BENJAMIN would recommend this property

Liked: very good hostel, one of the best i've stayed in. very clean very helpful staff had a really fun time

Disliked: BENJAMIN left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Levente Janos Takacs

20 August 2009 Levente Janos would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was very friendly & the other tourist here were outgoing, just like me. :) At the evening we had memorable conversations nex to the fireplace.

Disliked: Levente Janos left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

18 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were friendly and helpful

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

17 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I just loved the friendlyness and humor af the staff. They always worry about guests having everything they need and always have a solution/response to your request.The hotel is really quiet and I was amazed that in a room of 8 nights could be calm...Only thing I have to say: It could have more showers...

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

11 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked the fact that it was cheap and close to the main street. But they lack of hot water and that was a bit annoying.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Inga Kemper

10 August 2009 Inga would recommend this property

Liked: beautiful house, good atmosphere, nice staff

Disliked: Inga left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

05 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cosy and nicely decorated.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

02 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cant really complain for £13.50 a night, rooms/bed sheets were clean, but kitchen was a bit grubby, wouldnt want to cook in it. Showers were terrible, warm but not a lot of water! Looks a bit rundown, but good atmosphere, pretty chilled out and very friendly staff so would stay again, still way better than camping in the rain!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

21 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: kindly reception service

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Norman Wolter

10 July 2009 Norman would recommend this property

Liked: Nice hostel, close to the busstation and friendly staff .....I had a good time here.

Disliked: Norman left no negative feedback.

91.4%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Alan Barker

10 July 2009 Alan would recommend this property

Liked: Location to local facilities and view, room available for socialising, atitude of staff.

Disliked: Alan left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

CHRISTOPHER TREVALLION

28 June 2009 CHRISTOPHER would recommend this property

Liked: It was in a good location, the people staying were friendly

Disliked: CHRISTOPHER left no negative feedback.