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3 reviews
Reviewed today NEWvia mobile

This is the fifth year we have stayed at Blackwater, and amenities are always excellent, with annual program of improvements seeing the accommodation options increase. Even wifi on the campsite. The host Patrick is lovely and very accommodating. Highly recommend.

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Woodmancote, United Kingdom
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We love coming back here every year whenever possible. The owners are always friendly and will go out of their way to accommodate. It's a very clean and comfortable hostel in a lovely area close to Glencoe and the Mamores and with the newly refurbished Ice Factor just opposite; plus a great Co-op store and pubs in the village.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Owner Calum was so helpful and friendly. We were running late and were about to miss the cut off for ordering food so he phoned ahead and drove us round. Hostel is a hostel so fairly basic but has large communal space and well equipped kitchen.

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BlackwaterM, Owner at Blackwater Hostel, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to review us we are very grateful Callum

Leeds
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect for a stop over after hiking, friendly staff and good facilities. Highlights were the views in the surrounding area and the handy drying room for wet gear. Pods also have a tv, kettle and fridge . Would recommend. cheers!

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BlackwaterM, Manager at Blackwater Hostel, responded to this review

thanks for taking the time to give us a positive review, we really appreciate it. The views are great surrounding the pods and hostel. please come back and visit us again in the near future. regards Patirck

Angus, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice clean place. Stayed in a large pod which was basic and warm with heater, tv, microwave, kettle and fridge. Beds were ok as long as you're not over 6ft! Kitchen is good, plenty equipment and lots of space. Evevything you need to cook a meal and eat is there. Showers could do with an upgrade. But they were hot...

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BlackwaterM, Manager at Blackwater Hostel, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your review glad you enjoyed your stay with us, as you state the shower block for pods and campers is well used and it is on the agenda for an upgrade end of season 2017, please come back and stay with us soon. regards Patick

Cupar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

after a long day walking the facilities offered were first class. The young man in reception was more than helpful and. Extremly cheerful, the room was clean and warm. Kitchen facilities were second to none, and again very clean and well organised. My thanks to our young host as I had sustained an injury and he gave us a room...

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caroline m, Manager at Blackwater Hostel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad i could help, hope you are on the mend. All the best Patrick

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked very last minute. Staff were very helpful & friendly. Pod had everything and more that you would need. Toilet/shower facilities were immaculate. Great location in a stunning part of the highlands. Absolutely love Kinlochleven. Would definately recommend and will be back.

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caroline m, Manager at Blackwater Hostel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write us a review it is much appreciated. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us look forward to seeing you guys again. All the best Patrick

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I liked the atmosphere of the place which must have been old workers' barracks linked to the factory. It has high ceilings and windows, bathroom en suite and a professionally equipped kitchen. What I didn't like was that they told me that they didn't have bunks out of season which appeared to be untrue. I paid 40£ for a single...

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caroline m, Manager at Blackwater Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write us a review all feedback is much appreciated. We do not have single rooms available to book as all our rooms are based on minimum of 2 people sharing. We do however occasionally - out of season, offer reduced rates on the day if we have the availability. This policy apply's to all....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Fiancé and I spent 8 nights in one of the small chalet (4 person) Glamping Pods this March while on a winter walking holiday. The pod was big enough for the two of us and a huge amount of kit, and was very very warm with the small fan heater set on its lowest setting. The facilities are very...

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caroline m, Manager at Blackwater Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review it is much appreciated. Glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us here in the Highlands, it was lovely to meet you. All the very best Patrick

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent the weekend here for my birthday, it was amazing, four of us in one of the big glamping pods. Arrived on the Friday afternoon and checked out on the Sunday morning, it was heavy rain the full weekend but the area is just so beautiful that it didn't stop us from going out and exploring. The glamping pods...

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Hello and thank you for your positive response about your pods great to hear that you will be back. thanks Patrick

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Blackwater Hostel

Address: Lab Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4SG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Kinlochleven
Price Range: ₹ 3,183 - ₹ 6,773 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Blackwater Hostel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Take a duvet for lying on. Pod mattress is not that comfy!! ”
 of 5 bubbles S7661CJsimond, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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 mikemY8157TY, 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
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