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    The Smiddy Bunkhouse & Blacksmiths Backpackers Hostel

    Station Road, Fort William PH33 7JH, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent18%
    • Very good25%
    • Average15%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible33%
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    1,073 reviews
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    1 - 5 of 28 reviews

    Reviewed 29 September 2017

    Simple, basic accommodation with plenty of room and good kitchen facilities. We had 7 of us staying there and it was very comfortable. Only one night, but it had everything we could possibly need for our short stay.

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    Reviewed 3 February 2017

    This was a premature birthday dinner which provided unusual food and a relaxed, friendly, warming environment. I had a really interesting parsnip pannacotta to start (with a little pear and other garnish), followed by perfectly cooked medium rare venison served with beetroot, sweet potato and...More

    Thank Sotontraveller
    Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

    A friend and I stayed in the bunkhouse and it did exactly what it promised. Basic accommodation, prices to reflect that. Great location for a Ben Nevis climb, which is what we were doing and excellent advise and tips from the lovely owners. Stunning views...More

    Thank Renae T
    Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

    7 of us stayed in the Smiddy Bunkhouse for two nights, with a Ben Nevis visit being the primary purpose. The Bunkhouse is great value for money - it's not modern with state of the art facilities... it's a bunkhouse that provided cooking facilities (which...More

    Thank Borka26
    Reviewed 3 October 2016

    I recently hired the Smiddy Bunkhouse for ten of us to stay in for two nights, when we trekked up Ben Nevis. The location is fantastic, being within a 10 minutes drive of the Ben Nevis Inn / Glenn Nevis Visitor Center. The facilities were...More

    Thank PMJ66
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    About
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    • Kitchenette
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    • 16
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Scottish Highlands >
    • Lochaber >
    • Fort William
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    • The Smiddy Bunkhouse & Blacksmiths Backpackers Hostel Fort William, Scotland
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    Room Tips
    "Amazing views, very close to a Cooperative shop."
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    "Good sized rooms for individuals or groups small, medium or large. Has drying rooms, large lounge and dining..."
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    "just dont even stay in this place its a exprience i will not forget and a bad one at that"
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    "just do not go here its awful"
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