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This was my first experience in staying at a hostel. The facilities were as expected, the kitchen is large and very clean. I recommend either bringing food and storing it in the fridge or eating before you arrive at the hostel. It is closed between...More
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Gairloch Sands Youth HostelResponded 1 week ago
Thanks for your review,Its great to see overall you had a good time and we will look into the points you have mentioned to see where we can improve.
I recommend this Youth Hostel very highly. The location is wonderful and will provide a wonderful base for those who wish to visit the mountains. The facilities are excellent but most of all, the staff are welcoming and helpful. Especially Sara.
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Gairloch Sands Youth HostelResponded 20 June 2017
Many thanks for your kind review and I will pass this onto Sara and the team at the hostel,Its great to see you had a good time and we hope to welcome you back soon.
Stayed for two nights whilst 'Munro Bagging' in the area. Clean, warm and cosy. Slept well. Adequate kitchen, loos and showers. Busy with a range of guests from all over the UK and Europe. Cooked one night and ate at the Barn Cafe at local...More
Thank Paul A
Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Gairloch Sands Youth HostelResponded 22 September 2016
HI Paul A
Thanks for your kind review following your recent stay with us,Its great to see you had a good time and we do hope to welcome you back soon.
The Gairloch Sands Hostel, is situated on the coast of Ross-shire facing the sea in a very picturesque part of Scotland.
The house was left to the SYH by the previous owners but you'll be able to read about that if you visit. I can't...More
Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Gairloch Sands Youth HostelResponded 6 September 2016
Hi Mariner 500
Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.Its great to see you had a good first time hostelling experience,and we hope to welcome you back soon.
The hostel itself is in a lovely location. Its more or less what you would expect in terms of facilities apart from two particular gripes. If this is supposed to be a hostel for upwards of 30 people then the toilet/shower facilities have to be...More
Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Gairloch Sands Youth HostelResponded 22 August 2016
Thanks for taking the time to review the hostel following your recent stay with us,We will look at the points you have raised and we hope to welcome you back soon
Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel is a cosy former hunting lodge situated on the northern shore of Loch Gairloch with magnificent sea and mountain views. Built in the 1880's this is one of the oldest youth hostels within the SYHA network. Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel is a popular choice with groups, families and individual travellers looking for budget accommodation. The youth hostel offers a good range of facilities including an excellent dining room, a well-equipped self-catering kitchen and both multi-share and private bedrooms. The most commented feature by our guests is the lounge which boasts stunning panoramic views of the Torridon hills and Loch Gairloch. Wi-Fi during your stay: We do our best to deliver a free Wi-Fi service but apologise that connectivity, particularly in our rural locations, can be intermittent due to the level of our current broadband provision along with high usage when the youth hostel is busy. Please be assured we are endeavouring to improve where we can. We thank you for your patience and understanding