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Strathspey Mountain Hostel

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 June 2016

My friends, dog and I arrived at Newtonmore. We were on a walking holiday and camping but as the evening was so wet we decided to find a hostel. When we arrived the owner was out but we were assured there was space and we would be welcome by the neighbours and a lady who usually worked there who we... More 

Thank Els P
Inverness, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

The hostel is nice enough inside but having spent a day in the mountains in blizzards and -15, it was not nice to come into a freezing cold hostel. The heating only came on after I arrived and I never really managed to get the heat up all night. Other than that it was a bed for the night and... More 

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Kentville, Canada
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63 reviews
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Reviewed 18 June 2015

This is a really great deal, particularly in this area. The owners are friendly, the hostel is clean and spacious - granted, it wasn't exactly packed the night we were there. The rooms were cozy and not too hot as many places tend to be. My boyfriend and I both had a great sleep!

Thank Penny C
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2015

This bunkhouse was a great find. Location ideal as a central base for walking and climbing (conditions dictating). Bunkhouse compact but comfortable, the kitchen well-equipped and impeccably clean, rooms more than adequate and bathrooms very clean with great showers. Nice fast wifi. Drying room upstairs was warm with racks and hangers. Off road parking around the back. Laurie, the owner,... More 

Thank H C
1 review
Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

This is a great hostel, with a friendly owner. They helped us out when road closures through snow drifts interrupted our other plans, and were able to give good weather advice. Local shops and good pubs just a short walk away.

Thank scott98765
Swansea United kingdom
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46 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2015

We stayed here with teenagers and went skiing and hiking. There were hot showers, comfy bunks and a pretty well equipped kitchen. There are a couple minor jobs that need doing e.g the doors. There were plenty of hooks and a good drying room. A soap dish in the shower would be useful .We found the hostel friendly ,cosy and... More 

Thank L M
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 22 January 2015

My wife and I booked a room to ourselves with our small.dog before Christmas 2014 for our trip to Newtonmore January 2015 . This booking was confirmed by Lauries by e mail. He subsequently rented the whole bunkhouse to large group meaning our previously booked room had gone to someone else. Not pleased I contacted him , he apologised and... More 

2 Thank Robin L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 8 January 2015

A wee group of us (7) stumbled upon this wee gem on Hogmanay. The owner, Laurie, was really welcoming and friendly, telling us all we needed to know about the towns annual celebrations. We had an ace time with Scottish music at the local, torch procession, fireworks, impromptu ceilidh shortbread and stags breath. Hostel was warm, had everything you needed... More 

Thank rfleming2015
Newbury, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

Me and a friend booked in to stay here at the very last minute, New Year's eve to stay for five nights starting New Year's day. We were fitted in which was amazing. We spent our time winter mountaineering and found the hostel suited for this. A good drying room, kit space and lashings of hot water available all the... More 

1 Thank JonFitt
Gent, België
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47 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

I booked this budget hostel last minute. I found the basic room very comfortable after a few days of wild camping in the Cairngorm mountains. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is a nice couch and a TV in the livingroom area. The owners were very friendly. There's a supermarket nearby, so you can buy any food your heart... More 

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You'll find Strathspey Mountain Hostel in a quiet location at the very heart of our delightful village. The hostel can comfortably accommodate a maximum of 18 guests and our facilities are suitable for both sexes, for families, individuals and groups. Unlike the SYHA, we have no daytime curfew restrictions or rules on drinking in the Hostel. Strathspey Mountain Hostel is a member of the Scottish Independent Hostels (SIH) Group and the boss, Laurie is a keen active outdoors person. We are able to offer you excellent local information on the many and varied things that there are to see and to do in this lovely part of the Highlands of Scotland. Our prices offer the very best value for money in the area so you can enjoy a relaxing, comfortable break with us without breaking the bank!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Strathspey Mountain Hostel

Address: Main Street, Newtonmore PH20 1DR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Newtonmore
Number of rooms: 4
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