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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

The hostel is pretty good for a night or two. The staff was very friendly and Ian, who welcomed us, told us where we could go for a walk, good restaurants, etc. Our room was clean and thought we scored an absolute bargain until I went to take a shower. There was no pressure and the drain was blocked with... More 

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SYHAHostelling, General Manager at Pitlochry Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Uli M Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.I will pass on your kind words to Ian and staff its always good to et feedback.I have noted your comments regarding the showers and will get the maintenance team to investigate. Regards More 

Fleet, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Second stop on a round Britain Motorcycle trip, rain stopped as we arrived, from Yorkshire, to reveal a fantastic view, from the hill, down onto the town and up and down the glen. Only 10 mins walk from town centre. Lovely building, good food, great staff. High quality Hostel Drying room heat was not on, did get turned on but... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Really only one complaint £1 for 1 hour wifi seriously in this day and age ridiculous just go to any pub or restaurant and get it for free. £1 a day maybe But for 1 hour barefaced robbery ..sorry but it loses two stars for that

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Stevenston, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

This hostel is quite possibly the best I've been in and I've been in lots. The staff were very attentive, we had a 4 room dorm to ourselves and couldn't have asked for more. There was also a bike shed to lock our bikes away, bonus.

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Thank KennyMonaghan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

Small, but in a nice setting with comfortable beds for a relaxing night's sleep after a day of rafting or badger baiting. The lounges were a bit small and the staff a little rude but if you simply curl up in your duvet and ignore these insignificances then you'll have a memorable stay.

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Victoria
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Reviewed 13 October 2014

The youh hostel is up a hill and we were travelling town-to-town on buses and trains. The uphill climb toughened us but it was a grunt. Although you can buy a breakfast, it wasn't great and with so many early and very good cafes in town, we wouldn't bother another time. The essential clean, comfortable bed was fine and the... More 

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Tervuren, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014

We were very happy that we could find self catering accomodation for 3 nights in August. August is the busiest month in Schotland and you better book ahead. We did except for 3 nights and finding an affordable place to stay proved to be a real challenge. The Pitlochry youth hostel closes between 1100 and 1730; as we happened to... More 

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paris
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2014

we spend one night in this hostel, the staff was friendly and the location is very convenient close to the center of Pitlochry, you can go by walk. The room was clean and he breakfast was good for a small fee. Good recommendation for that area with small budget

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Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

Stayed as a couple in a 4 person room. Pros: cleanest kitchen seen in any hostel ever, good lounge rooms (1 for TV and 1 for other) which are social, off street car parking Cons: no free wifi - £6 for 20mins

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

I was travelling with my husband and we hadn't planned staying here but decided to on our way from Inverness down to Crieff. The town is beautiful and the hostel itself is lovely. The staff we encountered were extremely friendly and helpful. The location is great, only a short walk into the town which as previously mentioned is lovely. There... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pitlochry Youth Hostel is situated only 10 minutes' walk from the busy but small Victorian town. With 53 beds and en-suite bedrooms, Pitlochry Youth Hostel is ideal for families, groups or individuals looking for budget accommodation. Visitors can enjoy the spectacular views of the town from the youth hostel dining room. The youth hostel, which opened its doors 35 years ago, offers two separate lounges to enjoy some quiet time or to speak with other guests. 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pitlochry Youth Hostel

Address: Knockard Road, Pitlochry PH16 5HJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Perth and Kinross > Pitlochry
Price Range: $64 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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