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Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Booked in here for a hillwalking trip to the wonderful Isle of Skye. Sadly, the owner of the hostel is not so wonderful. When we arrived his first words were how much I owed him for the booking and it needed paying now. With some of our party still travelling up I had to walk up to the hole in...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 27 July 2014

The hostel is small, but it has all you need. The showers were clean and I had enough hot water during all my showers!!! (This is not so easy to find, trust me). Apart from that, the bed was comfortable and long enough for tall people :) You have a big fridge and you can cook your things, but the...

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1Thank Jutrus
Reviewed 22 June 2014

When researching the possibility of staying at Bayfield Backpackers for a recent stay in Portree, I came across reviews that suggested there were problems with the ownership of this property. However, I looked past them because the hostel seemed to have the amenities I was looking for. I should have heeded the warnings I had read. In April, After a...

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5Thank SkipDizzle1 .
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2014

This hostel is located right in Portree, so close to everything. The owner is friendly and helpful. Make sure you confirm your booking though (as we missed out on our first night staying here). very clean, good kitchen and lounge, rooms were neat and beds were comfy - great showers in the rooms as well. Top job and Isle of...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 14 May 2014

We join the local tour to see highland and isle of skyle,and our tour booked this hostel,I was happy to stay here,the manager is nice,the location was good,even though the kitchen closed 9,but you can buy all food near the supermaket.the place is clean,

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 10 May 2014

Nice little hostel with nice view on the bay, accomodation is simple, but hey, its a hostel. Owner seems to be cool guy, very friendly, gave us couple good tips where to go round Portree. Closing the kitchen at 9 is bit odd though, as this prevents you from getting some tea/coffee or some snack/beer you might have had in...

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1Thank JanRobicek
Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

Bayfield backpackers is a small, clean and functional place in the main city of the Isle of Skye. I have some points to citicise, like the small kitchen (nearly impossible to cook in that place if you're more than 2 persons at the same time), the slightly misleading website and the non existing drying room (in a hostel in Scotland...

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2Thank Barbara L
Pewsey
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Not suited for backpackers. They do not respond their emergency number when you are a little late, neither do they repay when you do. Most of the Isle inhibitants are kind though, and the island is amazing! Too bad this ruined a part of our trip. Read on the Internet we weren't the only ones.

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Oostende
Reviewed 21 September 2013

We tried calling them to say we were going to arrive late, mind you we were only going to be 30-45m late, no answer. So when we arrive, there is no one at the reception, we even tried to call the emergency number, still no anwer. So with no place to sleep and we couldn't sleep outside (it was raining)...

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1Thank Hibernus
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 10 September 2013

Isle of Skye is a beautiful place to visit, and Bayfield Backpackers provided exactly what we needed while my friend and I were in Portree. This hostel is right on the waterfront, which provided stunning views from the dining area, and it was just a short climb up some stairs to reach the main part of town. Portree itself is...

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Address: Bayfield, Portree IV51 9EW, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Portree
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Bayfield Backpackers Hotel Portree
Bayfield Backpackers Portree, Isle Of Skye, Scotland
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Choose a room elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles Fergus40, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Go to a different hostel.”
 of 5 bubbles skipdizzle1, 21 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Room 4,are four twin beds,you have your own bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles angelh729, 14 May 2014 | Read review
“don't stay this place”
 of 5 bubbles YaoshengZ, 11 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Room 5 upsatirs has a great view from the window.”
 of 5 bubbles waewae, 13 Feb 2013 | Read review
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