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Sandra's Backpackers

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Sandra’s Backpackers in a double room as part of a North Coast 500 trip. This is solid budget accommodation: décor is minimal but our room was clean, I had a perfectly good night’s sleep, and a hot shower. The bedroom included a second...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a twin room in this accommodation and it was a great place to stay! Our little room was comfortable and accommodating with a good shower and a tv. The kitchen facilities are great with free breakfast, tea, coffee and biscuits. The accommodation...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived here for our penultimate night of our Lands End to John O’Groats cycle ride. What we wanted was a place to get showered, a place to sleep, and a place to eat breakfast in the morning before heading off again, and that’s what we...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Got to be the worse hostel I have ever seen. Didn't even stay as it was disgusting. Considering Thurso is now on the NC500 route and a surfing hot spot the town needs a decent youth hostel! Dirty and drab I preffered a tent as...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Not cleaned and kitchen really messy and dirty. I had the impression the linen hadn't been change as well, even if they clearly state on the kitchen's wall that they do it for every new guest. We booked a twin private and we end up...More

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US$ 42 - US$ 56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
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"Upstairs rooms ppl walk past your room to the kitchen. Although rooms are generally street front its quiet..."
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"Twin beds in main body of building, bunks just out the building upstairs"
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"Room J1(£42 double bed) was quite loud, don't recommend for light sleepers."
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"Sandra's is not wheelchair friendly, if you want a cooked breakfast, bring your own."
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