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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

An independent hostel run by Rauri. Eclectic mix of furniture and well presented kitchen/ bedrooms (4 bunks), showers (2 off). Rauri was a great host and it was a pleasure to stay at his bunkhouse. Its pained red and you'll see it to your right as you get off the ferry. Its about half a mile or so to the...

Thank sabbisauage
Lerici, Italy
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We spent a night here due to an heavy storm, and we had a really lovely experience. Rooms are clean and the common room is simply fantastic and so picturesque! Fresh eggs every morning from the neighbor! Unfortunately no wifi access.

Thank Chiotas
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

At £22.50, it was one of the most expensive hostels I've stayed it, but was not worth the extra few pounds. The room I was above the kitchen/common room area in had paper-thin walls and had air-vents which meant that any noise from the kitchen/common room area came right into my room, waking me up early when people got in....

Thank Andrew M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as we couldn't find a b and b in Leverburgh. The rate for a bed is certainly much cheaper than a b and b. It is a quirky place and has a fantastic view. You'll meet interesting people there. If you need a b and b this isn't for you. While the beds are comfy, it is...

Thank LancasterRoamer
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night after our visit to Ensay Island was cut short due to bad weather. Having never stayed in a bunk house before we didn't have very high expectations but were so impressed with Am Bothan. We were lucky enough to get a room for 4 to ourselves (2 adults and 2 kids), the bathrooms were...

Thank Emma Y
Livingston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

One of several stopovers on a tour of the Outer Hebrides. The room was comfortable and my mate and I scored with a four bunk room to ourselves. The whole Bunkhouse was friendly and accommodating and our host was friendly and helpful. A good walk took us to the Rodel Hotel for a great meal and drinks. All in all...

Thank Anne J
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night. I found it very nice. The main room is fantastic, great place to relax and chat to other guests. Room was clean, and toilets and shower rooms are clean also. I would definitely stay here again.

Thank keithloon
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This bunkhouse is a great location just a moment's walk from the harbour or on the bus route from Tarbet (just ask the bus driver to drop you off). It has amazing views and a lovely big friendly living area with great kitchen facilities as well as all the other facilities expected of a hostel. It is in walking distance...

Thank Susi_C
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Came here on my cycling tour and ended up staying for 4 nights waiting for the weather to improve for the St Kilda boat. Brilliant week! Host is a gem, knowledgeable about the local area and helpful. Met some amazing people during my stay. Built by the current owner, the hostel was beautiful!

Thank GlasgowIzzy
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Stayed here for one night whilst cycling the Hebridean Way. The main room is lovely and a great place to sit and chat to other guests. However, the bunk rooms are a little sad and could do with some fresh bedding, duvets, pillows etc (that don't smell of sweat). Admittedly, there was some confusion as a guest had swapped rooms...

Thank Louisa T

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Am Bothan is a bunkhouse with a difference. Our 5 star facilities offer the very best of Hebridean hospitality in an enchanting location with beautiful views over the Sound of Harris. Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast, wildlife lover, island bagger or just wanting to escape the hustle and bustle, Am Bothan welcomes people from all walks of life. Situated in Leverburgh in the south of Harris, Am Bothan is just a short walk away from the Leverburgh ferry connecting to the Uists making it an ideal base to explore the Outer Hebrides with the bus stop to Stornoway nearby also. Trips to St Kilda and Harris Outdoor Adventures offering watersorts are based at Leverburgh Pier. Sleeps 18 with 3 rooms with 4 beds, 1 room with 6 beds. Groups welcome. Disabled Access - Category 2 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Am Bothan Bunkhouse

Address: Ferry Road | Leverburgh, HS5 3UA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Outer Hebrides > Lewis and Harris > Isle of Harris
Price Range: $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Am Bothan Bunkhouse Isle Of Harris, Scotland, UK
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“Ask to get the far away room (Room 3) to avoid noise. WiFi can be found at local pub or at pier - using CalMac's wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewmI4827GQ, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in Room 2 unless you like the smell of diesel!”
 of 5 bubbles betulao, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Have a chat to the host”
 of 5 bubbles SimonPage, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a downstairs 4 bed room”
 of 5 bubbles kirkwood99, 7 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The rooms with the 4 bed bunks have more head room, but all are comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles slackb, 4 Jun 2013 | Read review
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