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By The Way Hostel and Campsite

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All reviewshobbit housetrekker hutdrying roombunk bedsstayed herecamping cabinwest highland waywell equipped kitchencommon roomshower blockstorage spacereal food cafesitting areaa bit crampedsleeping bagexcellent facilitiesthree nights
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A clean and exceptionally well maintained facilities. Very efficient drying room. Careful thought has been given to details for the needs of walkers and mountaineers. Easy access to road, rail and footpaths links.

Thank ADRIAN F
Response from Kirsty B, Owner at By The Way Hostel and CampsiteResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you very much for your review, and we hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 28 September 2017

Very wonderful accomodating staff. the beds in the bunkhouse were the most comfortable beds I've experienced even in comparison to many hotels. Lovely, lovely place. surrounded by quiet environment and a very large kitchen space with everything you need.

Thank Owen W
Response from Kirsty B, Owner at By The Way Hostel and CampsiteResponded 29 September 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely comments, and I am pleased you had a pleasant stay.

Reviewed 27 September 2017

We stayed at By the Way as part of our West Highland Way trek, and it was our favorite hostel along the hike! We stayed in one of the private rooms and it was small but more than adequate. Facilities were clean and inviting, the...More

Thank CarrieChilds
Response from Kirsty B, Owner at By The Way Hostel and CampsiteResponded 29 September 2017

I am pleased you had a pleasant stay, and appreciate your positive comments.

Reviewed 25 September 2017

I arrived at By the Way campsite around 4 in the afternoon and was told there was no camping because it was too wet. When I enquirer about other local sites I was told the answer would be the same However I managed to secure...More

Thank VenueSkala
Response from Kirsty B, Owner at By The Way Hostel and CampsiteResponded 29 September 2017

Firstly, I am pleased you were able to camp at Pine Trees - maybe their ground was not as water logged as ours. The campers who were already on our site had either made a firm booking, or had arrived a few days before when...More

Reviewed 19 September 2017

Booked the camping cabin as we have dogs, expected a cabin with either 2 single or 1 double bed in it What we got was a shed which had been split into 3, the walls so thin you could hear the people in the next...More

Thank northroyd
Response from Kirsty B, Owner at By The Way Hostel and CampsiteResponded 20 September 2017

I am sorry to hear you had an unpleasant stay. The camping cabins are very popular with West Highland Way walkers. It's budget accommodation, allowing you to sleep under a roof rather than in a tent. The mattresses are covered in PVC because they get...More

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as long as its a small backpacking tent you should be ok
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