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Roxbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clean, cozy, well-equipped hostel in a beautiful location by the sea. Alyson was very welcoming and knowledgeable, and accommodated my last-minute reservation. It's well-worth the trip to stay in one of the loveliest hostels I've encountered in all my travels.

Thank onemushroom
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Had stayed in this place a year ago. Its a place just as good as it can be. Its just next to the sea. Well maintained and well equipped. The rooms are adequately big but the room which we stayed didn't have bath room, but the common bath was clean and nice. It had good kitchen with all the required...

Thank Joslyn M
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Loved this place!!! Found online, and booked the same day. Such a special place with really lovely atmosphere. We travelled here in the hope to camp, but unfortunately it was too rainy/windy. But thankfully it lead us to this place! We stayed in a lovely little cottage, sharing it with one other couple. We walked in and the fire was...

1Thank Taubman73
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stayed here as part of our cycling tour of the islands. We were lucky to book a twin room and was provided with bedsheets, towels and sole access to the shower. The wifi was intermittent and was not working on our final day. We were able to use the dryer for a price of £3. The nearest put is...

1Thank DanAdventure
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This was my second stay at No. 5, a lovely stone cottage with magnificent sea views, run by Allison and her father Roddy. The cottage comprises 2 twin rooms and bathroom upstairs, and a 4 bed (bunks) room with en suite on ground level. The living area is very comfortable with a cosy woodburner and the kitchen has a huge...

Thank margieb221
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I spent ten days walking, touring the island by bus, meeting new people and found No 5 an excellent place to set out from. My room was clean and bright, the staff nice and it's only five minutes by bus to shops and restaurants although you're surrounded by moors and the sea. I'd recommend it to anyone!

1Thank Joanna V
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

If you want perfect views, a better breakfast than most 5* hotels and access to sea activities. This is the place for you. No.5 buts the 5 in amazing. It also puts tho no in not rubbish. We love this area of Harris and we love this hostel. 100% agree.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We got the ensuite family room in the croft house, which is basic but functional and has a beautiful view onto the bay. The common kitchen seems fairly new and has all the usual gadgets. The hostel lies at the beginning of the golden road and makes a good starting point to that part of the island.

Thank Donegal119
Llandudno, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Great location, great views over the bay. A group visited this place and we were so happy with our stay and hospitality we received we want to recommend it as a must to stay here. Alison the lady running it was very hospitable and always ready to help and serve us. We were delighted with the Kayaking on offer and...

Thank 555adventurous
Tupiza, Bolivia
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This hostel is very warm and comfortable. The rooms are well furnished, and there is an excellent lounge and kitchen area. The owner is lovely, and when we phoned her on the day to ask what food was available she offered to drive 5 miles to pick up a takeaway for us, which was great

Thank Jonathon W

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
N°5 offers basic hostel accommodation in the Cottage and more comfortable and spacious accommodation in the Croft House. We also offer sea/loch kayaking, fishing, walking. We have bikes for hire and also camping equipment for our "paddle & camp" island camp out activity. We also serve meals by request, you must book ahead.We are located by the sea, overlooking East Loch Tarbert and there is a great pier for fishing, swimming or launching your own craft. ... more   less 

Additional Information about No 5

Address: 5 Drinishader | Isle of Harris, Tarbert, Scotland (Formerly Drinishader Bunkhouse)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Outer Hebrides > Lewis and Harris > Isle of Harris > Tarbert
Price Range: $28 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“I staying in a twin room, just take in an overnight bag as the stairs are quite steep.”
 of 5 bubbles margieb221, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the cottage if you want an open fire and old fashioned romanticism, in the croft house if you want a more modern atmosphere.”
 of 5 bubbles , 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“This is hostel type accommodation with full self-catering kitchen, laundry room, washing line etc”
 of 5 bubbles 555adventurous, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The dorms and rooms above have a woodburner in the lounge in the same building.”
 of 5 bubbles MountainFrancis, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in The Croft House and every room is brilliant!”
 of 5 bubbles DebsHornby, 4 Sep 2014 | Read review
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