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Sunbury-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a really nice way to stay on the Isle of Mull. The town has everything you need including parking. I stayed in the dorm room and was comfortable with wifi available and lounge available. Staff are friendly and very keen to help. I used the kitchen for meals and it is very well equipped. I can recommended the... More 

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Thank jemmans
SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Tobermory Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Many thanks for taking the time to post and let us know about your stay, we are glad you enjoyed it. The Cat is the infamous "Tobermory Cat" so famous it has its own Facebook page. We don't own him he belongs to our neighbours but seems very keen on our window ledge. Thanks Lorna Padden More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Lovely youth hostel. Lovely chap running it- Very helpful and kind. Comfortable beds, good sitting room with Computer and TV etc. Good kitchen facilities. Not noisy. Lovely view of harbour. Great crabbing to be had from harbour slip. Good bakery and takeaway 1 minute's walk away. Would also recommend touchpool at aquarium. Lots of fun.

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Thank Sarahnurse16
SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Tobermory Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks so much for your very kind review, much appreciated. I will be sure to pass your kind commnets onto Mat also. Thanks Lorna More 

Scotland
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Stayed here for three nights and found everything very satisfactory. Reasonable sized room, very comfortable beds with good quality duvets and pillows and stunning views. My grandson was unwell during our stay and staff were very helpful in letting us stay in during the day and advising about pharmacy etc. Made aqaintance with the Tobermory cat. Summer also arrived. Will... More 

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Thank Judy90
SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Tobermory Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much, Karolina and Mat will be thrilled to read this and will be sure to let them know also. We are glad that you enjoted your stay with us and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Lorna Padden More 

Halifax, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We found the hostel was clean, fresh-looking and warm. Karolina and Mat were both very welcoming and went out of their way to be helpful. We really enjoyed our stay. Highly recommend Café Fish and Fish and Chip Van on the quay.

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Thank Sarah B
SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Tobermory Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind comments and for taking the time to review, we will be sure to pass these onto Karolina and Mat, its very mucgh appreciated. Lorna Padden More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

I stayed at this youth hostel in april of this year.It was very easy to find. when I arrived there was no one there ..a note said someone would be at the desk at 5pm. I walked around the very beautiful town and returned to find a very friendly chap at the desk who booked me in. The bed was... More 

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1 Thank acrasia2013
SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Tobermory Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks so much for letting us know about your stay, we are glad that you enjoyed it. We will pass your kind comments onto our team. Lorna Padden More 

Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I’ve stayed at a few youth hostels in England but I have to say this is towards the bottom of my list of great places to stay. It’s on the main street in Tobermory and looks out over the harbour, as did our bedroom window, which was a lovely surprise. The receptionist was miserable and if we hadn't mentioned that... More 

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Thank EveLancashire
SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Tobermory Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay with us. Its disappointing to read your review and we would like to understand better some of the points that you have raised so we can investigate. Could you please email Marie on argyllgroupmanager@syha.org so we can better understand the comments you have made. Thanks... More 

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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

We had a pleasant stay at the Tobermory Youth Hostel. We went as a party of six with 2 kids and 4 adults. We had a family room and two beds in a 6 bed dorm. Firstly Tobermory is a must visit, simply one of the most stunning, picturesque places on earth with plenty for all the family to do... More 

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Tobermory Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for a lovely review, we really appreciate it and we will be sure to let Karolina and Mat the team on site know about your kind words. thanks so much Lorna Padden More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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131 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

Great old fashioned hostel . Right by the sea. Cycle parking. Some great cycling on the Island. Great boat trips to Staffa from the other side of the island. Lots of places to eat n drink. Wonderful paint job.

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3 Thank Hill-Special
SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Tobermory Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, What a lovely review, thanks so much for taking the time to let us know about your experience, its so nice to read and we will be sure to pass on your kind works to both Karolina and Mat at the Youth Hostel. Thanks Lorna Padden More 

Coupar Angus, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Very friendly and obliging staff. Thanks Matthew. Hostel itself although now easier to clean after some upgrading has lost something in the deep squishy sofas they used to have but the atmosphere was always great. So easy to meet new people in a hostel. We ended up with a private room as our third person backed out and it was... More 

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1 Thank Knoble7264
SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Tobermory Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to post your review, we will be sure to pass your kind comments onto Mat and Karolina at the Youth Hostel. Glad you enjoyed your stay, your right, its a pretty cool view. Thank again. Lorna Padden More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Excellent location and friendly, helpful staff. Poor night's sleep due to creaky beds and the lazy bloke who kept urinating in a bottle every 2 hours! He then threw the contents out of the window. Would definitely recommend this hostel.

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1 Thank devizesbluebird
SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Tobermory Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your very kind comments about our Youth Hostel and the team there, Karolina and Mat. I am sorry to read that another guest was so rude, and I will follow this up with the guys at the Youth Hostel and ensure that he doesn't cause any issues like this again in any of our... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tobermory Youth Hostel is located in the centre of town on the main street. It is one of the many brightly painted buildings in Tobermory's harbour (the red-pink one). Tobermory Youth Hostel is surrounded by shops, restaurants, art galleries and the busy harbour with boats coming in and out all day. It is also famous as the location for the popular BBC children's show Balamory. Tobermory Youth Hostel is an ideal location for families, sea food enthusiasts, marine wildlife watchers and is also a good base for exploring other areas of the island, whether on bike or on foot. 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 Tobermory Youth Hostel

Address: Main Street, Tobermory PA75 6NT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Mull > Tobermory
Price Range: $70 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Tobermory Youth Hostel Scotland
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“Front rooms with great views but maybe slightly noisier at night.”
 of 5 bubbles Judy90, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Buy your lunch from the Tobermory bakery down the street - fantastic food and great value!”
 of 5 bubbles 752felicitym, 9 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Ask for one at the front with a view, amazing view of the harbour.”
 of 5 bubbles Steven0721, 18 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Take earplugs if you want to go to bed early.”
 of 5 bubbles LainCoubert345, 31 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Room 2 has very very noisy beds!”
 of 5 bubbles kafoozalem, 7 Oct 2011 | Read review
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