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Loch Ness Backpackers Lodge

Coiltie Farmhouse, Drumnadrochit, IV63 6UJ, United Kingdom

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Overall Rating 93%

From 7 Reviews

Hostel rating (7)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 98%
Cleanliness 91%
Location 93%
Security 89%
Service 96%
Comfort 91%
Green rating 89%

Loch Ness Backpackers Lodge is a warm and friendly little Hostel with a relaxed atmosphere, good music and no curfew.

  • Dorm
    From $25.17
  • Private
    From $106.97
10 or more people?
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Drumnadrochit Hostel

Hostel Drumnadrochit

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Loch Ness Backpackers is a warm and friendly hostel with a relaxed atmosphere and good music. Situated a few minutes walk from Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle, the hostel is in a perfect location for families, groups and individuals looking for activity or relaxation in the Highlands. Enjoy a drink next to a log fire, or swap stories in our large dining and bar area. Loch Ness Backpackers has 24-hour access, The hostel bar and restaurant has IT facilities for meetings or presentations. The bar specialises in Scottish beers and whiskies, with over 65 Scottish beers and 25 Scottish whiskies on offer. Catering menu available for groups of 10 or more.
Our private 4-bed room and 5-bed room options are family rooms both set up with 1 double bed and 2/3 single beds.

Prices

Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 14:00 and 22:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 21:00
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Disco
  • Garden
  • TV room

Accessibility

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lockers Available
  • Locker Type - At Reception
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
From 07:00 to 23:00
Check-in:
From 16:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Loch Ness (500m to 1km)
  • Urquhart Castle (1 to 2km)
  • Loch Ness Cruises (1 to 2km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Great hostel, staff are excellent and atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. Bathroom in main building is a little tired but clean and the showers are hot. Bar area is a great place to socialise and the beer selection is tremendous. We'll be back next time we're in Loch Ness area.

97%

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Dominic,

Wed 15 May 2019

Overall a great stay meeting with some great people at the hostel, one minor point that maybe its getting close to replacing the mattresses and pillows!! maybe it just my old bones.

97%

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malcolm,

Wed 08 May 2019

So far this is the best hostel I’ve stayed at. It had a really lovely homely feeling to it which I really liked

97%

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Lena,

Tue 09 Apr 2019

Very homely, staff excellent and a bar too!

100%

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stephen,

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (1 to 2km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500 m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Wooded Area (Less than 500m)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
Nearest Airport is Inverness.
Bus
Bus stop is on A82 next to hostel. Ensure you ask to get off at Lewiston NOT Drumnadrochit to save you a walk.
Alternate Transport
The hostel is located in the village of Lewiston just a few minutes walk from Urquhart Castle. We
Car
Parking is available on site with overflow parking available a 5 minute walk from the hostel
Rail
Nearest railway station is Inverness City centre.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Orienteering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Team-Building
  • Walking / Hiking

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