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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%

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69% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 60%
69% Overall Rating

Anonymous
11 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Beautiful house and common room.

Disliked: Room very narrow. No bedlight on upper bed.

77% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
10 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: the house is very cosy.

Disliked: the breakfast was bit disappointed.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
13 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Romantic getaway

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: This is an excellent place to meet people! The hostel is extremely cozy and boasts a nice kitchen and dining area as well as a fun common room and even a great patio! We enjoyed every minute of our stay here and would say that it was our favorite place on the entire trip!

Disliked: N/A

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
28 May 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Characterful, rambling old house. Large communal areas, helpful staff and stunning views over the surrounding mountains.

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
11 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: friendly staff

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
07 Nov 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Friendly, good location.

Disliked: Cold shower!

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
27 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Inexpensive good breakfast with homemade scones.

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
17 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: super cool, friendly and comfortable

Disliked: location

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Lovely place, very cosy and friendly!The position is very handy. The space is self-contained and very well organized. Common areas are functional, colorful, and comfortable.The staff is helpful and friendly, we're very satisfied overall.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
02 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Cozy hostel a few minutes walk uphill from the city centre.

Customer would recommend this property

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