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The Smiddy Bunkhouse & Blacksmiths Backpackers Hostel

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“Improvement needed ”
29 Sep 2017
“Perfect base to start Three peaks from”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in a four-person room in the 'bunkhouse'. There is potential to improve the guest experience here with a few changes, but from what I saw this place hasn't seen any investment in a long time. I was immediately disappointed by the lack of...More

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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

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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

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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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"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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