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Skyewalker Independent Hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Newport-on-Tay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What an amazing hostel. I stayed here as part of a walking group in a room for eight. The room was great,very clean,really comfy beds and the bed linen was provided. The kitchen had plenty of cutlery and dishes etc. and plenty of space in the fridges. The 4 showers were amazing plenty of hot water (just what you need...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skywalker hostel is a amazing place. The dorms are good and tidy and the kitchen and bathrooms are very clean and spacious. There are games, books and instruments for entertainment. But you won't need that... :) There is so much to see in the area (talisker bay, fairy pools, old man of stor) that you won't have enough time. The...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing hostel. We stayed in one of hubs in the garden, and it's really comfortable. Although there is no toilet, these ones are really close. The common areas from the hostel are quite good, including the chess in the garden. The staff is also super nice. A highly recommend this hostel.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When booking the Hostel online it wasn't awfully clear what type of room I was actually booking. I was certain I'd booked an outside hut for two but when we arrived it was actually just a standard room with two single beds which was very disappointing. Considering how much we actually got for our money and that it was a...

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Thank sophhmartin98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great to make yet another visit to the Skyewalker, Brian, Lisa and Georgia on top form as usual making it feel like you have never been away. Hostel in sparkling condition as always with more upgrades carried out over the winter.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

this was my first stay in a hostel and i was pleasantly surprised! granted, we stayed in one of the private ensuite rooms, but it was clean and had a keypad lock. the hostel has a nice kitchen and social room, and warm drying room if you need to wash or dry any clothes. we felt like we were driving...

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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel was immaculately clean and obviously decorated with a happy and fun-loving heart. The owners, Brian and Lisa, are passionate about Skye and their enthusiasm shows in their warm and welcoming attitude toward their guests. We booked for a 7pm check-in time. I realized we would be late after finishing our dinner in Portree so I called. Lisa cheerily...

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Fife, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We and my partner michael stayed here at the weekend and I have to say it absolutely made the time away more special, the little skyewalker huts are so homely and unique, the bathroom facilities were absolutely immaculate and the members of staff couldn't of been anymore helpful!! Looking for somewhere to stay in Skye?? Honestly look no further 😁😁😁

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Thank feryn90
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2017

First time in a hostel and I would return to Skywalker without hesitation. Fantastic, the owners are so passionate about Skye, they are so welcoming, kind and helpful. Cannot thank them enough. The place is SPOTLESS, its like a home from home, welcoming and comforting. We had a twin room with en-suite, better than some hotels I have been in....

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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Avoid like the plague at all cost Costomer service is non existant terrible staff. Booked to stay there sometime ago as I was hiring a guide to do the cullins. As we had finished the days walk we went for a meal at Sligachan At 22:00 I had a phone call from this woman saying that I wasn't allowed to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
TOP RATED HOSTEL - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011. VISIT SCOTLAND 4 STAR HOSTELA warm welcome and traditional Scottish hospitality awaits you all at the award winning, family run, Skyewalker Hostel.Skyewalker Hostel is situated on the stunning Minginish peninsula giving easy access to the Cuillin mountain range. It's location on the west coast makes for spectacular sunsets and gives you an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Isle of Skye.The rural location means you are surrounded by unspoiled natural beauty. There is a great beach within walking distance with regular sightings of whales, dolphins and basking sharks as well as Skye's famous eagles! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skyewalker Independent Hostel

Address: Old School, Portnalong IV47 8SL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Portnalong
Price Range: €37 - €57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“the two/ four person rooms looked quite small”
109cherylp, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“You can choose between bunk bed rooms or en-suite twins. Both are excellent.”
Paulinedavids, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“No wifi but the views and sunsets make up for it”
lucasbI7015RN, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“The Jedi Huts”
martinaf981, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with windows facing the garden”
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