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We just managed a night at Newton Stewart/Minnigaff on our way up north to start a 2 week cycle tour of Scotland. This is a traditional village hostel but a shear delight to stay in!! The 4 of us shared a room together which was...More
1 Thank glenice B
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Newton Stewart Youth HostelResponded 20 February 2015
Hi There, what a great review, and we will be sure to pass on your lovely comments to both Derrick and Anna, they certainly do take pride in their Youth Hostel.
I stayed here last week and right from the outset the place was lovely. It is a school building that is converted where there are 2 male 2 female bedrooms, a kitchen and a dining/lounge area. It has a TV and plenty of reading material....More
2 Thank haylesbeth
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Newton Stewart Youth HostelResponded 26 August 2014
Thanks again for posting your review, you are getting round our SYHA network.
Your right, its a great wee Youth Hostel and we will be sure to pass our your lovely feedback to both Derrick and Anna who manage the Youth hostel.
I had another stay at Minigaff SYHA in May 2014 - this time for two nights, but wished it could have been more. This is a clean, tidy, and welcoming SYHA hostel. I had a four-bed same sex dorm, shared by only one other person....More
2 Thank Fiona R
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Newton Stewart Youth HostelResponded 4 June 2014
Thanks so much for your review. Newton Stewart Youth Hostel consistently scores highly for cleanliness, customer service and facilities, so we are really grateful that you have scored us so highly.
Derrick and Anna the staff members at the Youth Hostel are so...More
Stayed here with my partner after bailing on the idea of camping and mountain biking! The guy who ran it was very friendly and helpful with local advice, it was incredibly convenient for the Kirroughtree trail.
We got a deal on a four bedded bunk...More
Typical SYHA hostel, with no unpleasant surprises or fancy frills. Clean and well maintained, friendly staff and very well located if you wish to explore Dumfries and Galloway. The rooms are quiet and same sex dorms. You can book a room for a group or...More
Wi-Fi during your stay: We do our best to deliver a free Wi-Fi service but apologise that connectivity, particularly in our rural locations, can be intermittent due to the level of our current broadband provision along with high usage when the youth hostel is busy. Please be assured we are endeavouring to improve where we can. We thank you for your patience and understanding.
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"Hostel was quiet so we had a room to ourselves which comfortable and clean"