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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This place is one of the best hostels I have stayed at in Scotland. The rooms are a bit small and there's not a lot of storage space, but they're comfortable and very clean (as is everything). Plenty of bathrooms, and a huge very well-equipped kitchen/lounge area. Everything is modern and the place is nice and warm.

Thank kodonnell1303
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We were doing the West Highland Way, and we stopped in that camping. The worker was really helpful and charming with us. They had the best dry room that I've never seen and you could be connected with the WiFi from your tent. But the best thing how the worker helped us, after we had been stolen... Thank you so...

Thank Sandra F
Kolding, Denmark
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I stayed in a single room in the hostel. Bathrooms and toilets were nice and clean, although if the hostel had been full, I think there would be a bit of a strain on the facilities. I washed a bit of clothes and put them in the drier, which costs £2 for 20 minutes. The drier is not very efficient,...

Thank Briddie F
Reviewed 17 August 2016

after you finish a day of WHW this is exactly what you need. The place is cheap and having a new facilities, great showers, the kitchen is large and convenient and attached to dining room where you can seat on comfortable couches enjoying the rural view seen from the windows and chill out. The manager Mike went out of his...

Thank Haim F
Bollebygd, Sweden
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Arrived in the pouring rain and with feet aching so glad to get inside. We booked a trekkers cabin for the three of us. This was nice, clean, dry and warm and suited us very well. The manager, Kirsty, was very helpful and friendly. Would definateley use again.

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Forfar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Hostel is very nice, clean and the public room is spacious, but there are only 4 toilets and showers for 26 people which is not ideal when it is almost full as it was when we stayed. Also the 6 bedded bunk room is very small, only 4 of us in it and no spare space for bags etc. The...

Thank Harobed W
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Five of us doing West Highland Way stayed in one of their chalet lodges for one night. First of all I was impressed by this as not all places would hire it out for one night only. Accomodation totally adequate. Lower Bunk bed fairly short but no other gripes. Good heating, large tv, it was simply nice to sit and...

Thank George H
Kippen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Good facilities and nice wee pods... South African lady at reception a bit grumpy and not very welcoming but it would not stop us saying that this was a super stop over for any walkers. We enjoyed it. Good showers too!

Thank PaulGoodwin3
King Kirkland, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 23 July 2016

On a whim myself and two friends headed North to Scotland. We saw the hobbit house on the website and decided we had to stay there. The beds in the hobbit house are very small. The two on the side just fit me and my friend and we are 5'5 and shorter. The double bed at the end fit my...

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

this is my second nite at by the way, im a 48 yr old female who fancied some time out with her wee dog away from the rat race, something cheap and cheerful , safe & secure as travelling on my own, what a find. Arrived yesterday sun shining, immediately felt at ease. I got a full height camping cabin,...

Thank desden68

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By The Way Hostel and Campsite has varied accommodation. There is a bunkhouse that sleeps 26 people, two self contained chalets - one sleeps 6 and the other sleeps 4. There are three different types of huts - hobbit huts, camping cabins and trekker huts. The camping cabins and trekker huts take dogs as well. There is a heated toilet/shower/pot wash area for campers, as well as a very efficient drying room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about By The Way Hostel and Campsite

Address: Lower Station Road, Tyndrum, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK20 8RY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Tyndrum
Number of rooms: 26
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By The Way Hostel And Campsite Tyndrum, Scotland
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“Take the bunkhouses, are small and confortable.”
  • bunkhouse
 of 5 bubbles sandrafT1741MI, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Hobbit House are cute but small.”
 of 5 bubbles Melian5, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All Hobbits have lovely views”
 of 5 bubbles JohnLees60, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“Take a small tent or book a room well in advance if you plan on staying here..”
 of 5 bubbles rodmack2015, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Unless you're in the hostel, you will be camping/posh-camping in a cabin so take camping gear like bedding, cooking & eating utensils.”
 of 5 bubbles AngelaGB77, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
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