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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Me and my 4 other friends where been there for a vacation The place was amazing, the owners were nice and friendly The place was actually far beyond our expectations It doesn't seems like a youth hostel, we felt like home Also suggest some more places to visit Really an unforgettable vacation

Thank Jeeva C
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Firstly, the Isle of Skye should be at the top of everyone's to-do list when visiting Scotland. The hostel itself is in a remote area, so remote that there's no Wi-Fi. It's very quirky with all sorts of wall decorations. It's very spacious and the lounge is relaxing. They have a large chess board outside to play and a dome...

2Thank JameJamerz
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We actually booked the hostel because of how cool it looked online and the great reviews but even before we got there we met people that had stayed there and RAVED about it. It's in a great location. Super interesting decor. Clean. Cozy. Friendly and helpful staff and the dome is killer! Loved everything about this place. Hope to be...

1Thank Chrissy-Cait
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This is the best Hostel I've ever stayed in. The staff treats you like family and makes you feel very welcome. I can't recommend this place enough. Very close to Portree and all points of interest on Skye.

1Thank Denise M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay here. The kitchen is well equipped, the showers and toilets are really nice and the beds are super comfy. The staff and other guests were all really friendly; Brian even donated an old tank for his e-cig after my friend dropped and smashed hers...didn't work but we really appreciated that he went out his...

1Thank Kim L
Trapani, Italy
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Unfortunately the weather was raining and cold but the experience at the Skyewalker Hostel was friendly and warm. Everybody is so lovely! I felt like I was home. Common places are clean and tidy and beds confortable. Even if it is located at the middle of nowhere, you can feel the true wild soul of the Isle of Skye. With...

1Thank anto_dmc
Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We managed to stay here on one of their quietest nights of the year and we loved it. The garden is green and lush and the inside is quaint and full of great gimmicks but none of this takes away from the beauty of the place. Owners and staff were chatty and helpful and the beds were comfy. Loads of...

2Thank ScotinRomania
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Had the most amazing couple of nights in one of the gorgeous Jedi huts with my partner. They are beautiful little things with all the home comforts you need. The hostel itself is very clean, well equipped and everyone is so friendly. I loved the stars wars theme and very quirky signs every where. If you plan on visiting Skye...

3Thank Ashley C
Sale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I found this place quite difficult to find, Its down the road from the Talisker distillery, but other than this you are very far from anything really. Facilities where Ok, not many showers or toilets when compared to other hostels and the kitchen was very narrow which made cooking quite awkward. No Wifi, and large groups plus no local pubs...

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here as part of a large group. Brian, Lisa and rest odt the staff were so accommodating and friendly and I felt right at home. The whole place is immaculate and I really cant fault a thing. Special mention to Alba and Indy the resident cats who made my stay extra special <3 My husband and I stayed in...

1Thank chazza_hoopet

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
TOP RATED HOSTEL - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011. VISIT SCOTLAND 4 STAR HOSTELA warm welcome and traditional Scottish hospitality awaits you all at the award winning, family run, Skyewalker Hostel.Skyewalker Hostel is situated on the stunning Minginish peninsula giving easy access to the Cuillin mountain range. It's location on the west coast makes for spectacular sunsets and gives you an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Isle of Skye.The rural location means you are surrounded by unspoiled natural beauty. There is a great beach within walking distance with regular sightings of whales, dolphins and basking sharks as well as Skye's famous eagles! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skyewalker Independent Hostel

Address: Old School, Portnalong IV47 8SL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Portnalong
Price Range: RM116 - RM216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“the two/ four person rooms looked quite small”
 of 5 bubbles 109cherylp, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“You can choose between bunk bed rooms or en-suite twins. Both are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles Paulinedavids, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“No wifi but the views and sunsets make up for it”
 of 5 bubbles lucasbI7015RN, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“The Jedi Huts”
 of 5 bubbles martinaf981, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with windows facing the garden”
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