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Highland Backpackers Inverness

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After hiking around loch Ness we needed a place to rest and recover our strength. We had a shared room for eight and the noise wasn't any problem, it was quite comfortable and also they have a kitchen where you can cook want you want, a plus, even more with the good conditions of the place. I would recommend to...

Thank Borja B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well placed in the centre of Inverness and good for large groups if booked enough in advanced. Friendly staff and rock bottom prices. Clean and well maintained with nice communal areas that encourage the engagement between guests.

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked myself in for a night, as I found an Inverness-Aberdeen bus ticket for a pound the following day, so staying was cheaper than fetching the train or previous buses. Though the hostel's exterior is boxy, the interior is nicely decorated and welcoming. The dorm rooms were a bit stuffy in the morning and there was condensation on the windows,...

Thank gracehoppin
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2017

City center, bus station, restaurants, pubs... they're are very close to this hostel and the staff is always ready to help you if you're not sure where and how to go. The rooms are small and simple, but they have lockers (bring padlock). The property has enough toilets and bathrooms, I didn't need to queue at all. I had a...

Thank Patricia K
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here with 11 adults and 15 kids on way to Ullapool and on to Stornoway. From a kids perspective it was good as they were all bunked together in 2 rooms with no real intention of sleeping anytime soon. They had no complaints apart from not enough toilets in the morning. From an adults perspective slightly less impressed. I...

Thank Mark170974
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I stayed in this hostel for about two months in 2004. It was the newest hostel in Inverness and very modern. Excellent value for money. It was spotlessly clean while I stayed there because I was the one cleaning it every day in lieu for rent! Beds were comfortable, showers were good, common room was comfortable with a big flat...

Thank averyius
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Located at the edge of Inverness town, the hostel is located at a central location beside the bus station and provides easy access to the town area. There is also a car park opposite (Toy Shop) with free parking (7am - 7pm) or you could pay and park it at the multi-story car park beside. We stayed in a 6...

Thank AaronAikWeiJian
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Did enjoy my 5 nights in this Hostel a lot (and I've been staying in a lot of different hostels)! The staff takes good care of you. And you get what you pay for, close to everthing, shops, bus station and train station. Highly recomended!

Thank Rebecca N
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is a top to bottom well run hostel. Managment/reception (Chris & Grant, namely) are on point, thoughtful, helpful and friendly. The bathrooms are clean promptly daily as are the rooms and kitchen. All is swept and mopped and extremely thorough. I had only meant to stay a couple of days and check into an airbnb but decided to stay...

Thank Catherine N
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Great value for the price the place was spotless and had a good atmosphere. The only downside was in the rooms there weren't enough power sockets and the door didn't lock properly but other than that it was a fantastic stay thankyou!

Thank Matilda W

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Being THE closest to the train and bus stations (check the map if you don’t believe us!), only 5 mins walk from the heart of Inverness and next to a free overnight parking, we offer by far the best location. With a fully equipped kitchen offering free tea/coffee/milk/sugar and storage room for food, a spacious and comfy lounge with a guitar and a piano for your use, free wifi, a complete daily cleaning, freshly cleaned sheets, informations about the area’s points of interest, weekly activities such as movie nights and pub crawls and one of the cheapest nightly rate in town, you can be sure that you’ll get most out of your money. You’ll find adaptors, hair dryer, iron, DVDs and video games at the front desk. Our best asset is our team; you will get to know the passionate live-in young backpackers who love this place like their own home. Our team even counts a Scottish tour guide, offering low cost day trips to the Isle of Skye or Loch Ness on his time off. If you’re looking for a laugh and a friendly atmosphere, don’t look any further! Inverness provides an excellent base to explore the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. The city has many attractions, including the museum and art gallery, Inverness castle (with the Castle Garrison Encounter Exhibition) and of course the legendary Loch Ness Monster around the corner! Inverness is also home to some of the best award winning live music bars in Scotland and also restaurants providing amazing food and value.For all you Outlander fans, Culloden Battlefield and the Clava Cairns (inspiration for Craigh na Dun) are a short bus ride away. There are also many tours offered by various companies that explore Inverness, Loch Ness, Glen Affric and many other places of interest. Find more informations at reception. ... more   less 

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Address: 24 Rose Street, Inverness IV1 1NQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Inverness
Price Range: $22 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Highland Backpackers Inverness 2*
Number of rooms: 54
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“there's nowhere to go, every room will be noise.”
Rafa_Guetti, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Not sure if a lower floor would be any quieter, but worth a shot. Seagulls on the roof are so noisy”
862rebeccam862, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“in the 10 beds dorm I slept in, top beds had no access at all to plugs - and the ones in the room are very few.”
dandilion_fra, 27 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Don't annoy the angry English girl at reception!”
113StevenJ, 7 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Remember the code to get in afterhours ...”
CaptUnmeshD, 15 Dec 2013 | Read review
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