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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We stayed in the hostel for a night in June. It was quite busy but all the staff and people who stayed there were extremely nice so it didn't feel packed at all. We enjoyed the lovely garden with a swing and a fireplace and a cool living room with lots of space. The hostel has their own hens wondering...

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Daniel F, Manager at Broadford Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review of our hostel, and I'm happy you had a comfortable sleep on our new beds and mattresses. The kitchen does close at 22:30 for fire safety reasons, but tea/coffee and food storage are available 24 hours. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 8 May 2016

One of the cheapest places around. Ugly interior (the classic psychedelia hostel theme) and horrible logo. The reception is not opened during the afternoon, even of the staff is there its impossible to check in before 17:00, the lift is out of order and have tured into a creepy place where they store the cleaning stuff, interesting... There is a...

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Daniel F, Manager at Broadford Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi there, and thank you for taking the time to leave a review about our backpackers hostel I'm glad you felt was good value. I'm sorry you don't like our logo or decor, however the majority of feedback we get on this is positive. Check in is officially from 17:00 and ideally we would like guests to arrive at this...

Gosport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2016

The location was fine, though I might recommend Portree more as it has better access to tours and buses to other cities. One major issue was that the kitchen was locked during hours it was supposed to be open, particularly in the morning. This made leaving on time for activities difficult. The wifi is also very temperamental. No breakfast, but...

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Daniel F, Manager at Broadford Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi there and many thanks for your review of our hostel. I'm sorry the kitchen was not open on time during your stay. Please be assured this has been addressed and it is opened each morning at 7:00 am. For guests needing to leave before this, alternative food storage is available (along with tea & coffee facilities) but 7:00 is...

Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here one night whilst in Skye but it's what you expect from a hostel in Scotland. The furniture looks like what you would find in a charity shop (I.e. Cast offs from the locals...nothing wrong with that but typical for Scottish youth hostels) The room (no. 8) was ok, but there was mould around the windows which gave the...

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yorkshire
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is a basic but friendly hostel on the amazing island of Skye and was a good base for a weekend of mountain climbing & cycling. The hostel needs some attention and is a little shabby but it was cheap enough. The beds in our twin room were saggy with faded sheets but it was nice and clean. As a...

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Depok, Indonesia
Reviewed 2 February 2016

When me and my friends arrived at night, we were shock to find this hostel is next to the Funeral Director office. I don't really care, but my friends are terrified when they see hearse. Hahahaha. I wrote this just so you know the location of this hostel. The hostel is adequate. I like the big kitchen and big dining...

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Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Nice relaxed staff, friendly and helpful with ideas of what to do on the island. Warm and very comfortable beds, better than most hostels. Amazing warm showers, and a tree swing. Nice places to relax like a lovely lounge area and a BBQ and fire pit downstairs. Free coffee and tea. Would come here again.

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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

From the front this place looks like nothing but you'll be pleasantly greeted by a member of staff and a very clean premises upon entry. I only stayed here a night but i was impressed with the cleanliness of the place. Good kitchen facilities also, comfy beds, decent showers but only a small lounge. All in all I would definitely...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2015

First of all, there are certainly some good things about this hostel: - It almost always has beds available as it comes in far behind the likes of Skyewalker and SYHA Glenbrittle in the quality stakes. (I have stayed at both of these other hostels too.) - The staff are genuinely friendly. - The showers are good! Unfortunately, there are...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I stayed in this hostel for 7 weeks, we were given a nice bright room far away from the living room so it was nice and quite. The beds were very comfy, and the rooms are kept clean and tidy :), the hostel has a nice chilled out vibe. The kitchen can get busy but it is functional and very...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hostel is situated in the scenic village of Broadford ideally located for enjoying everything the Isle of Skye has to offer with access to public transport to get you all around the island and surrounding mainland. The hostel itself offers safe, clean and comfortable accommodation with a personal touch and we are always willing to do our best to meet any requirements that you may have. So whether you are going out to enjoy the sights or staying in to relax in our living room cuddled up with our cat we will try to make your experience of the Isle of Skye as wonderful as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Broadford Backpackers Hostel

Address: High Road, Broadford IV49 9AA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Broadford
Price Range: €49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 37
Also Known As:
Broadford Backpackers Hostel Isle Of Skye
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“If you get room #9 make sure you are not in the bed right under the sky light as it woke me up really early.”
 of 5 bubbles iggarcia, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They have a bathroom with a bathtub. Just in case you have been sleeping in a tent for a while and want to relax a little.”
 of 5 bubbles Raubmaus, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Well, none of them is with the bathroom as it is always shared.”
 of 5 bubbles Tkropkamalecki, 21 May 2015 | Read review
“Anyone with people!”
 of 5 bubbles MSalomguasp, 29 Apr 2015 | Read review
“If travelling with 2 or three others, choose a private room for the same price.”
 of 5 bubbles scharla, 11 Feb 2015 | Read review
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