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    Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel

    Carn Dearg, Gairloch IV21 2DJ, Scotland
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    2018-01-28 2018-01-29
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    Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

    You won't get a better view than from this hostels guest lounge - stunning views over the water to Torridon. Whole place is spotless. Excellent kitchen facilities and spacious dining area. Staff friendly and there is a small shop in case you forget something. They...More

    Thank AE R
    Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Gairloch Sands Youth HostelResponded 25 September 2017

    HI AE R Thanks for taking the time to review the hostel and its great to see you enjoyed yourself,Like you say the view is stunning from the lounge windows. We hope to welcome you back soon Regards Dan

    Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

    Stunning youth hostel, wit everything you need to fairly efficiently look after yourself whist sharing space with 20+ other people. The view from the lounge is insane! Also had the friendliest staff of my whole five night trip, and the competition was pretty stiff. The...More

    Thank Sam R
    Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Gairloch Sands Youth HostelResponded 25 September 2017

    Hi Sam R Thanks for the great review and we hope to see you again soon. Regards Dan

    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    This was my first experience in staying at a hostel. The facilities were as expected, the kitchen is large and very clean. I recommend either bringing food and storing it in the fridge or eating before you arrive at the hostel. It is closed between...More

    Thank urban_fox90
    Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Gairloch Sands Youth HostelResponded 12 September 2017

    Hi urban_fox90 Thanks for your review,Its great to see overall you had a good time and we will look into the points you have mentioned to see where we can improve. Regards Dan

    Reviewed 15 June 2017

    I recommend this Youth Hostel very highly. The location is wonderful and will provide a wonderful base for those who wish to visit the mountains. The facilities are excellent but most of all, the staff are welcoming and helpful. Especially Sara.

    Thank Tomzmullen
    Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Gairloch Sands Youth HostelResponded 20 June 2017

    Hi Tomzmullen, Many thanks for your kind review and I will pass this onto Sara and the team at the hostel,Its great to see you had a good time and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Dan

    Reviewed 16 September 2016

    Stayed for two nights whilst 'Munro Bagging' in the area. Clean, warm and cosy. Slept well. Adequate kitchen, loos and showers. Busy with a range of guests from all over the UK and Europe. Cooked one night and ate at the Barn Cafe at local...More

    Thank Paul A
    Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Gairloch Sands Youth HostelResponded 22 September 2016

    HI Paul A Thanks for your kind review following your recent stay with us,Its great to see you had a good time and we do hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Dan

    Hotel description
    Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel is a cosy former hunting lodge situated on the northern shore of Loch Gairloch with magnificent sea and mountain views. Built in the 1880's this is one of the oldest youth hostels within the SYHA network. Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel is a popular choice with groups, families and individual travellers looking for budget accommodation. The youth hostel offers a good range of facilities including an excellent dining room, a well-equipped self-catering kitchen and both multi-share and private bedrooms. The most commented feature by our guests is the lounge which boasts stunning panoramic views of the Torridon hills and Loch Gairloch. 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
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