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Fort William Backpackers

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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“free tea”(8 reviews)
“fire pit”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Breakfast included
Pool
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed at Fort William Backpackers for 3 nights and found it a nice place to relax after busy days hiking and skiing. The staff were very friendly and made me aware where everything was during check in. Living room was very cosy with a great...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little hostel overlooking the town. Quiet and relaxing view from the open-fired common room. The free tea, coffee of hot chocolate on arrival will warm any hiker like myself. The hostel is a repurposed house, which gives the interior a patchwork feel (I enjoyed...More

Thank elFonseca
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Third winter visit to what has been a well run and cosy hostel. Not so impressive this year though. While Janek couldn't have been more helpful the remaining staff members were not welcoming. Our room heater didn't work, the toilets were temperamental and missing fittings...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Over the last 18 months I've travelled through 4 different countries and stayed in endless hostels. I've never stayed in a place like this. The kitchen is tiny and overcrowded, it's impossible to find space to cook at meal times. I get that it's a...More

Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Fort william stayed there to be nere Ben nevis stayed in hostal for my budget break as was a funraiser so kept coast a low as i could so happy with room ( did not share) had day teip to Maleg o steam train loved...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
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Price range
US$ 26 - US$ 71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 26 - US$ 71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Smaller rooms available"
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"Large equipped kitchen so shop for your meals"
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"Make sure you chill out by the fire in the lounge"
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"WIFI is so slow it is best described as non existant"
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