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Achmelvich Beach Youth Hostel

Recharn, Lairg, Achmelvich, IV27 4JB, Scotland

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Overall Rating 93%

From 2 Reviews

Hostel rating (2)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 100%
Cleanliness 90%
Location 100%
Security 90%
Service 95%
Comfort 80%
Green rating 95%

A traditional and remote rustic youth hostel situated just 300 metres from legendary white sandy beaches.

  • Dorm
    From $28.04
10 or more people?
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Achmelvich Hostel

Hostel Achmelvich

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

A small rustic hostel situated next to a beautiful white sandy beach. The hostel has good self-catering facilities and is in an ideal location to watch the abundance of wildlife or walk the unrivalled coastal paths. Close to the Old Man of Stoer and within good proximity for climbing Suilven and many other mountains in the North West Highlands.
Please note that due to demand at this location shared accommodation can be unisex.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 12 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of GBP 3.00 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden

Accessibility

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Laundry Facilities
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
From 08:00 to 10:00
From 17:00 to 22:00
Check-in:
From 17:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44 (0)1571 844480

Fax. +44 (0)1786 891350

achmelvich@hostellingscotland.org.uk

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Achmelvich Beach (At or next to the hostel)
  • Hermitt's Castle (Europes Smallest Castle) (500m to 1km)
  • Suilven Mountain (5 to 10km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Wonderful place to stay. My only regret was that, due to other commitments, I could not stay longer

100%

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Ewen,

Wed 04 Jul 2018

Hi Ewen Thanks for the great review and its good to see that you had a wonderful time, We hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Dan

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Dan Osborne, Hostel Operations Manager

Fri 06 Jul 2018

Es wurden uns die 10% emembership verweigert Es sollten die Toiletten getrennt werden für männlich und weiblich, dafür könnte der Waschraum im Nebengebäude verkleinert werden.

80%

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Lothar,

Mon 02 Oct 2017

La localisation, c'est vraiment chouette de pouvoir profiter de cet environnement !

83%

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Géraldine,

Wed 16 Aug 2017

Liegt sehr abgelegen an einem schönen Sandstrand. Wer Ruhe und Natur braucht und einer einfachen Unterbringung gegenüber nicht abgeneigt ist landet hier einen Treffer. Uns hat es sehr gefallen.

90%

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Franco,

Thu 27 Apr 2017

A very basic hostel but was fine for our purposes.

77%

Avatar for George

George,

Mon 05 Sep 2016

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (At or next to the hostel)
  • Cycle trails
  • Distance to Gym (At or next to the hostel)
  • Hiking / Walking trails
  • Mountainous Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Parks / Green Area
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
163km from Airport. Take Bus #3 via Ullapool (not available on Sundays).
Bus
Buss #67 or #61 from Inverness to Ullapool (Sat: bus #67). #67 from Ullapool to Achmelvich Beach.
Ferry/Boat
63km to Ullapool by bus (not on Sundays).
Alternate Transport
5.5km North of Lochinver Free at the hostel
Car
Free parking at hostel.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Windsurfing
Sustainability

Sustainability initiatives

Air

  • Low carbon activities
  • Public transportation is promoted
  • Environmental cleaning

Energy

  • Energy saving lights
  • Energy efficiency appliances

People

  • Working with local community
  • Mission-based activities
  • Educational programs

Waste

  • Recycling areas
  • Composting

Water

  • Water savers in toilet

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