We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fort William Backpackers

Save
Traveller (38)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (3)
Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Kitchenette
Breakfast included
Pool
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (197)Write a Review
Filter reviews
152 results
Traveller rating
63
53
23
7
6
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
63
53
23
7
6
Show reviews that mention
All reviewscoffee and hot chocolatefire pitcomfy couchesdorm roomfemale dormben nevisthe bus train stationbunk bedsan older buildingenjoyed my stayplug socketsstarting pointnice loungeother guestswalking the great glencome homeno hot water
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 152 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with a friend for three nights at the beginning of January for a hiking weekend. I was very pleasantly surprised at just how lovely this hostel was. The beds were very comfortable, the kitchen was clean and the showers were great. The...More

Thank Natalia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for a couple of nights with friends during early Jan. The place is a great place to stay if your on a budget or if it's just a quick stop. Guy on reception was friendly and always busy, but never too much...More

Thank Grantrs4
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed here with a group of 10 of which 8 of us were in a room together. It was our first hostel and it was a great experience. It was a busy spot. Great to have the drying room for our hiking gear. The...More

Thank carolvanw
Response from romainski, Receptionist at Fort William BackpackersResponded 29 November 2017

Hi Carol and Andrew Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review. Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your first hostelling experience - we like to think that we're a homely wee hostel, so great to hear that you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

Very central location that is near to the bus & train station, also very homely hostel to stay in that is great for the price, free coffee tea & helpful staff, although we didnt manage to get the wifi password and details, but great stay...More

Thank Grace C
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My friends and I stayed here in August 2017 for 5 nights in an 8 people dorm. The beds were comfy, the staff were friendly, and the check in was really easy. We were also able to hire towels, which was helpful, and the quick...More

Thank smithy84
View more reviews
PreviousNext
12345631
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Details
Price range
US$44 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$44 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (38)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (3)
Hotel & Grounds (52)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Fort William Backpackers staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Room Tips
"Large equipped kitchen so shop for your meals"
Read review
"Make sure you chill out by the fire in the lounge"
Read review
"WIFI is so slow it is best described as non existant"
Read review
"Get an upstairs room is possible"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Map
Satellite