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Glasgow
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stayed in pods perfect for short for wot we needed kids loved it clean and cosy staff very friendly would recommend to stay here also great value for money and some spectacular scenery great place to stay

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Beds quite short if your tall see room tip. Love the heaters in the lodges not like sleeping bag style sheets if u get hot in the night ther is no escape. Would love to see Kinlochleven in the sunshine !!!

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Thank suejury
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I stayed at three campsites on my West Highland Way trip and this was my favorite. It was tidy, clean, and convenient to both the Way and Kinlochleven. The campsite is level and the grass is totally clean so you don't have to worry about clearing anything away or picking a "good spot." They provide hot showers, Wifi access, and...

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Almere, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Nice place, but the rooms were because of the wooden building very noisy, although other tourist try to make no noise. When we woke up early in the morning it was'nt possible to fall asleep again. The place itself is beautiful, very quiet, and te nature is overwhelming. Nice quitchen, cleanand enough stuff.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Good clean accommodation in a cute little town. Perfect stopover for anyone doing the West Highland Way! Has different types of room. I had a bunk room with private shower which was clean though basic. There are drying facilities for hiking clothes, and good eating places nearby.

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Anacortes, Washington
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This was a very nice hostel. Good price, everything we needed, and an interesting location, close to good hiking. Staff were friendly and available. Kitchen well-equipped. Nice shower in the room. The drying room was jamb packed with soaked gear, and everything was dry by morning. I highly recommend it.

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Cumbernauld
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Perfect location to stay when doing the glencoe half marathon. Fall out of bed to the start line. Hostel was very comfortable clean with excellent cooking facilities. Will definitely be back. Thank you!

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Cambridge
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Blackwater Hostel is outstandingly comfortable, attractive, and well designed. Great kitchen, very good rooms, wonderful drying shed for wet clothing and gear. Very friendly and helpful staff. A beautiful location; don't neglect to visit the waterfall.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We hired the whole hostel for 2 nights to host people for a Munro Completion so the majority of us were hill walkers although accompanied by other friends. The ratio of showers to beds is very good for a hostel with all rooms being ensuite so it suited us very well. As far as hostels are concerned it is definitely...

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GLASGOW
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Lodge had everything we needed and more, good location, clean facilities and friendly staff. Would defo book here again. Ate out at a pub round the corner lovely meal and then drinks in another 1 just along the road would recommend.

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Address: Lab Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4SG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Kinlochleven
Price Range: $64 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“No cooking facilities. Only a microwave, so take this into account ”
 of 5 bubbles JohnnyandWilmaHowat, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Use the drying room for boots etc.”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethbO6864BI, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get there early!”
 of 5 bubbles mikedmeechan, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The two, 3 and 4 bunk bedrooms are the best choice, being obviously less crowded.”
 of 5 bubbles 416MichaelG416, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are best if your after an early night”
 of 5 bubbles 717deec, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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