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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Stayed 2 nights in may 2015, clean tidy room,and fresh clean an linen daily, didn't expect en-suite, TV and tea tray at hostel prices, staff very friendly and helpful offering good advice on a range of local amenities has free WiFi in lounge bar area and complimentary tea and coffee and breakfast cereals too

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Stayed here for two nights. The staff were friendly and helpful, giving us advice on where to eat, drink, party, getting transportation, etc... There was even a complimentary breakfast of cereal and coffee. Right on the high street so easy access to everything. The room was clean and got fresh towels both days. I wasn't expecting a TV but we...

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Thank Gonde94
Scotland
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

If your looking for a cheap place this is it. Bedding clean but the rest of the room is dated and unkept. We had two nights stay here as we were doing a charity walk. Looked empty and one pair walked in and refused to stay the night. If you need a shower hope no one else is using the...

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Mintlaw, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights while walking leg of West Highland Way. Room was dirty - carpet grubby, sink had ingrained dirt and shower only had intermittent hot water. Whole hotel very run down. I've stayed in budget hotels before and know not to expect five star but I do expect things to be clean!

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Ayr, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

This is NOT a hotel. I don't think they claim that it is, to be fair. It is a hostel. Still, even for a hostel it's beyond grim. The place is totally run down and either needs to close or be totally refurbished. It boasts an excellent location and it's sad that it's so dilapidated. If you like clean, comfortable...

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2Thank Brangane1
Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2015

I was recently staying in Fort William to appear in a show at the Nevis Centre. Being on a working visit, I tried to keep my costs as low as possible and, between cost and the bank holiday weekend, accommodation was very scarce, with affordable accommodation non-existent, and I therefore booked the Ossian as it was available. It was actually...

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3Thank PlectrumPeter
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Ossians for 3 nights on a solo hiking trip around Glen Nevis/Ben Nevis. It's incredibly clean and well maintained. The rooms are no frills, but stocked with clean linens and fresh towels. Great value for the price. Just what I was looking for. The hotel staff is very friendly and were great with local tips for food...

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Thank Charles D
London
Reviewed 27 September 2014

This hotel enjoys a good central location halfway along Fort William's dreary High Street, a ten-minute walk from rail and bus stations. Yes, it's a bit decrepit, but not unacceptably so, and it's VERY inexpensive. I stayed here for one night to break the long journey by ferry and bus from Tarbert (Harris) to Glasgow and it suited me just...

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1Thank IanCLondon
Wentworth, Canada
Reviewed 25 September 2014

We spent three nights at this hotel in early September. Arrived by train and a five minute walk brought us to the hotel right on the High Street. Our room was on the third floor but there is a lift although we preferred to take the stairs. The room was clean, beds comfortable, beds made up and fresh towels supplied...

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Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

This is a basic hotel, but it is absolutely great for what you pay for. Rooms are basic but fine, and all en-suite. The bar is cheap and staff were very chatty and welcoming. Hotel is right on the high street and hosts karaoke/disco on weekends. We stayed as our last stop on West Highland Way and probably would again...

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  • Free Parking
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Address: High Street, Fort William PH33 6DH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Fort William
Price Range: $110 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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Ossian's Hotel Fort William, Scotland
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“Just don't stay here.”
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  • Bathroom heater (no central heating)
693allanm, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the top and at the back have a view over the loch”
_alisonward9, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“don't stay here at all and book very early as fort William fills up !”
sourcream112, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is free wi-fi in the public rooms on the hotel.”
christofferthormannj, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room on the Loch side. Street side is a bit noisy.”
ElizabethG89, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
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