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    Sandra's Backpackers

    24/26 Princes Street, Thurso, Scotland
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    Traveller (12)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (5)
    • Excellent5%
    • Very good20%
    • Average28%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible37%
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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

    Thank Tsina-mc
    Reviewed 8 September 2017

    For those of us who remember the 'basic' SYHA hostels and mourn their passing, this is the place for you - only more comfortable. Yes, the rooms aren't large but there's enough room, yes, the beds are very comfortable, yes, the place is clean, yes,...More

    Thank Razumovksaya
    Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

    Had booked 4 nights for next week but unfortunately have had an accident where I have been burned and having to postpone my break away. I called to see if there was any way to avoid the cancellation fee due to the circumstances. I asked...More

    Thank SusanScott-SAS
    Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

    I booked 2 nights and paid for them, but when I looked around I did not stay. The place is filthy and the beds look like they had not been changed in months. I would not recommend this hostel to anyone avoid it at all...More

    Thank Douglas B
    Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

    Pretty basic hostel in Thurso, providing pretty cramped rooms with the furniture clearly a home made attempt! As hostels go this is below standard especially in terms of the price! The owner is very nice and obliging but it is obvious most travellers move on...More

    Thank Brian K
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Price range
    • US$44 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Scottish Highlands >
    • Caithness and Sutherland >
    • Thurso
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    Room & Suite (6)
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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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