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Glencoe Independent Hostel

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in the hostel for 2 nights having met the owner out on a winter hill day and i needed a place to stay. The hostel is well equipped, kitchen facilities are perfect, bathrooms are spot on and the rooms are comfy, warm and relaxing. Great value for money, recommended and will be rturning here

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GlencoeIndyHostel, Owner at Glencoe Independent Hostel, responded to this review

Emy Thanks for the fantastic review! It was great to meet you, I really enjoyed the hill day. Hopefully see you again sometime. Keith

Matlock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a long weekend here in one of the caravans with family and friends (who were in another caravan). Great service by the owners, warm, welcoming and relaxed and no problem is too small for them! Caravans are warm, comfy and well served and the views are stunning (even on a damp weekend!) Hope to return.

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GlencoeIndyHostel, Owner at Glencoe Independent Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for the wonderful review! We always try to help with anything we can (sorry about the weather) and are delighted you and your family enjoyed your time here. All the best! Keith

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We've stayed here a number of times, most recently at New Year (in a caravan) and the high quality of the facilities just seem to get better and better. The location is ideal, everything you need is a only a short walk or cycle away. Caravans are of a high quality, warm and extremely comfortable with stunning views. Keith and...

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GlencoeIndyHostel, Owner at Glencoe Independent Hostel, responded to this review

Simon Thanks for the fantastic review! It was a real pleasure seeing you and the family again. It's always wonderful to see families taking advantage of the walking, cycling and other activities in the area regardless of the weather! Thanks for your comments about our improvements too - we are always working away at something. Glencoe is such a special...

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the log cabin for a couple of nights last week, highly recommend that anyone heading up glencoe should stay here, loads of space! Amazing surroundings!! Will def be booking up to go back! Hopefully be better weather next time!

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GlencoeIndyHostel, Owner at Glencoe Independent Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for the fantastic review of the log cabin. Delighted to hear you enjoyed it despite the weather. The weather this week is astonishing - hope you get some of that next time you are here! All the best and thanks again Keith

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This was our second visit this year to this wonderful location. We stayed in one of the 'Gold' caravans this time and found it very comfortable, clean, well equipped, spacious and cosy. A real home from home. The double bed was particularly comfortable, and the walk-in wardrobe was a very pleasant surprise. We hope to be back again!

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GlencoeIndyHostel, Owner at Glencoe Independent Hostel, responded to this review

Patricia Thanks for the terrific review of the caravan. Delighted to hear you enjoy it here and we really do appreciate your business as always. Thanks again and hopefully see you soon! Keith

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stayed for 2 nights in the log cabin in October, in some of the best weather Scotland has ever had. It was very well-appointed and cosy, with almost everything one could need, including washing-up liquid, tea, coffee, tea towels, soap, etc; milk and biscuits provided. The bed was extremely comfortable, and the surroundings are ultra-quiet. It is about a...

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GlencoeIndyHostel, Owner at Glencoe Independent Hostel, responded to this review

Phil Thanks for staying with us and for the terrific review of our cosy wee log cabin. It's great to hear you enjoyed it and more importantly the awesome area we are situated in! All the best Keith

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We've stayed here a few times now and it's a wonderful base to explore the area. Caravan is spotless with great views and facilities. Will definitely be returning and would highly recommend. Owners and staff are very friendly and helpful.

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GlencoeIndyHostel, Owner at Glencoe Independent Hostel, responded to this review

Karen Thanks for the review, glad you enjoy the caravans here! We look forward to seeing you again sometime. Regards Keith

Bonnybridge
Reviewed 25 September 2016

My wife and I regularly visit Glencoe, and the Independent Hostel is our preferred self catering accommodation. We spent a couple of days in their "Leven" caravan, over what can only be described as awful wet weather. The van was clean, warm and supremely comfortable. They provide dog blankets now for assisting in keeping pooches comfortable. Keith, Davina and their...

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GlencoeIndyHostel, Owner at Glencoe Independent Hostel, responded to this review

Wow - thanks for that! A sluggish Thursday morning has just been completely rejuvenated :) I'll pass your comments onto Davina, Arlo and Oliver too. Glad you had a great time again, we really appreciate your business and will see you again in December. Keith

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 23 September 2016

My husband and I rented the log cabin for 3 nights. It was cozy for 2 but can sleep 3 if the 3rd person is a child since the sleeping accommodation is a double bed with a single bunk bed on top. The cabin is one small main room that included a sofa, dining table, chest of drawers and armoire......

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GlencoeIndyHostel, Owner at Glencoe Independent Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of our cosy wee log cabin! Great to hear that you enjoyed the facilities and more importantly the fantastic area we have here. It was lovely to meet you both and I hope you enjoy the rest of your adventures! Kind regards Keith

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This site was a great base from which to explore the north-west of Scotland. The owners were extremely helpful when planning where to visit and extremely nice people. I cannot recommend it enough for those wishing to visit the highlands and the stunning scenery around Glencoe.

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GlencoeIndyHostel, Owner at Glencoe Independent Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic review! Keith

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer great value accommodation for groups, adventurous families and individuals in the rural heart of Glencoe. The accommodation comprises of our communal style Hostel with open fire in sitting room and Alpine Bunkhouse and our private pet friendly self catering Caravans (4 new, 1 economy) and Log Cabin. We can cater for individual travellers and large groups alike as well as those on a budget with private and family rooms often available. Whichever you choose, you can expect a friendly welcome at any time of the year.Free wifi in reception, top class drying room and STUNNING views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glencoe Independent Hostel

Address: Glencoe | Near Ballachulish, PH49 4HX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Glencoe
Price Range: $43 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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