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Shildon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

It was great to return after a few years absence and meet new owner Neil. Just as good as ever after 15 years of visiting regularly. Perfect location, self catering for individuals and small groups. Ideal base for access to Cairngorm NP or for mtb or touring bicycles. 15 minutes from Aviemore and close to the A9. First class self-catering,... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

This hostel has very good facilities for cooking, a large eating area and lounge and a truly splendid laundry / drying room. Our room was rather small, and the bathrooms functional. Helpful proprietor.

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Reviewed 17 June 2015

We stayed at this accommodation during our JOGLE cycle and it was amazing. The couple who run it are so friendly and knowledgeable about cycling.The place was spotlessly clean with all the facilities you would require including the best drying room we have come across. I would definitely recommend anyone to stay at this lovely place.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

This was our second stay at the hostel and as previous we had a great time. As there were 6 of us we were allocated 2 rooms which were more than adequate. The toilet and shower facilities were great and plentiful meaning that there was no queing in the mornings. Being set back off the main road meant that the... More 

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Falkirk
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Reviewed 18 May 2015

This is a basic hostel but was a perfect place for our motorcycle club's first outing of the year. We had 10 bikers staying, plenty of parking space, so had the place to ourselves. Very handy for pub, food and petrol. Good value for money. Hostel was clean, tidy with plenty of storage space for our gear. Sue was on... More 

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Northamtpon, UK
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Reviewed 3 March 2015

Stayed for a couple of nights to climb the local Munros. The hostel was well equipped and clean. Unusually for a hostel, rather than split the rooms as male/female with a mixture of parties sharing together, each party is booked into their own room (if possible) which in my case meant I got my own room since I was a... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

Newtonmore is small, but in a beautiful part of Scotland. If you are looking for amazing scenery, nice walks and relaxation, this is a great place to stay. The hostel was very nice, and the owners lovely. I hadn't made reservations before hand, but there were some vacancies and they were very accommodating. The hostel is simple, but cozy and... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

Lovely part of Scotland. Very friendly staff and very obliging. A perfect place to stop off after touring and better value than nearby Aviemore. Would go again and stay with this company. Will be back. Took dinner here too - recommend bar menu - very quick service, nice staff and dining room

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London
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Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

Excellent hostel. We 3 friends on a walking holiday shared a great room complete with fridge, kettle and basin, and the hostel also has a well equipped kitchen for shared use. Ideal for a walking holiday, very friendly and helpful, comfortable, well-located. Highly recommend, would definitely go back.

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lancashire
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Reviewed 26 February 2014

Fantastic hostel, stayed with friends while climbing in the cairngorms. The hostel is small and cosy with excellent facilities. The hosts were warm and friendly and very welcoming. I would recommend this hostel to anyone. Newtonmore is quiet and has limited facilities which suited us just fine.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hostel sleeps 10-12 persons in 3 bunk-bedded rooms. There are three toilets and showers, a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable lounge area with a wood burning stove, and an excellent drying room. We also have dry secure overnight storage for bikes. We're dog lovers and try hard to accomodate our canine freinds. Please ring us if you want to bring your pet along.Standard price is £20 per person per night, the entire hostel from £170 per night. Newtonmore is a small highland village in the Cairngorm National Park. It has good ameneties including several pubs serving bar food and a restaraunt as well as a well stocked Co-op for those who wish to self cater. If you are not spending your days walking climbing, cycling or skiing there are plenty of local attractions includinfg the Highland Folk Museum and a short drive away is the Highland Wildlife Park. The "Wildcat Experience" experience goes down well with children - there are over a hundred lifesize models to find around the village and you can spot your first one from the hostel window. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Newtonmore Hostel

Address: Craigellachie House Main Street, Newtonmore PH20 1DA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Newtonmore
Number of rooms: 3
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Newtonmore Hostel Scotland, UK
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“Book in advance... this hostel is on may walking adn cycling routes across the Cairngorms!”
 of 5 bubbles The_Earl_of_Fulham, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just call the owners they know best :)”
 of 5 bubbles FreddyE_12, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“One room for two and two rooms for up to five. Room also in the B&B.”
 of 5 bubbles miketN8984LF, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
“See deer at dusk - every where”
 of 5 bubbles 222petrab, 1 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Service average as its a hostel not a hotel with chamber maids & waiting staff. No swimming pool or fitness centre but there's hills and streams for all that.”
 of 5 bubbles GlasgowFlint, 7 May 2013 | Read review
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