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Skye Basecamp

4.8 (431 reviews)
Skye Basecamp Lime Park
Tel: 01471820044
Skye Basecamp offers small shared bunk rooms for individuals alongside private twin and family rooms and a fantastic atmosphere - perfect accommodation for exploring the Isle of Skye. Our brand new facilities are aimed at lovers of the great outdoors. Hot showers, comfy beds and a good drying room are the basics but you’ll find a whole lot of other reasons to hang out at Basecamp. Basecamp is run by Skye Guides - Skye's biggest provider of professional instruction and guiding for outdoor enthusiasts. Staff are active and knowledgeable. Their advice on what you could do is always free. Our decor, rooms and facilities will suit walkers, climbers, paddlers & naturalists but any visitors to the island are more than welcome to stay and add to the lively and enthusiastic atmosphere. Bed linen is provided. Private rooms are available with 2, 3 or 4 beds including some en-suite. There are also bunk rooms with cheaper beds available. We invite groups and families to contact us directly for pricing.
Total rates, from Sat 23 Nov 2019, to Mon 25 Nov 2019, for 2 nights.
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Facilities

  • Free Wifi
  • Self catering kitchen
  • Pool table
  • Drying room
  • Self catering kitchen
  • Lounge with TV
  • Garden For Residents' Use
  • Internet Access
  • Television Lounge
  • Drying Facilities
  • Laundry And Dry Clean (Charge)

Policies

Check In: Between 16:00 and 22:00
Check Out: Between 8:00 and 10:00
Wi-fi: Wireless internet is available and is free of charge.
Smoking: There is no smoking permitted anywhere within the property.
Parking: Parking for all guests is available on site and is free of charge.

Children: Children aged 3 or over are welcome.
Pets: Pets are not allowed.
Groups: All groups are accepted.

Average

4.8
out of 5
431 reviews

100% recommend

Breakdown

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5
out of 5

19th November 2019:

My friend Carol and I had a wonderful stay at Skye Basecamp! The hostel was like home from home and had everything you could need or think of

Tips:

A trip up the Quiraing is a must absolutely beautiful view! The fairy glen is very cool too. Skye is just a beautiful island and so much to see and do when your there. Everywhere you go is breathtaking ❤️

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5
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9th November 2019:

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4.5
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8th November 2019:

Take the time to talk to the owner Mike! He's got plenty of nice recommendations to make your Skye's stay a unique adventure...

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5
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5th November 2019:

Very friendly staff. If you have the chance to speak with Mike, the owner, he knows Skye pretty well and can recommend some very nice hikes. The beds are very comfy.

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5
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4th November 2019:

Helpful, friendly staff, enjoyable Halloween festivities.

Tips:

Deli Gasta breakfast and lunch, Co-op for take out snacks, and sight seeing around the north end.

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5
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2nd November 2019:

Awesome hostel! Really clean and comfy! Showers were the best hostel or even hotel showers I’ve had! An extra few hooks however would be handy. Hosts were very friendly and welcoming with loads of advice. Would definitely recommend! Thanks! :)

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5
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1st November 2019:

We had a great stay at Skye Basecamp. Super friendly staff, great kitchen and living room, everything was clean and just good vibes all over. Would definitely stay again and recommend to everyone.

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Owner Response:

Thanks Aukja, Glad Skye treated you so well. See you again soon.

5
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29th October 2019:

Very nice place to have a good rest. They also help me to find the treasured necklace!!!

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Highly recommended with good location and living conditions!

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5
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28th October 2019:

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4.5
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27th October 2019:

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Would Recommend: No

5
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22nd October 2019:

Beautiful place to stay and near so much beauty

Tips:

Elgol is a lovely drive and view. Can get boat trips and drinks there.

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4.8
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17th October 2019:

A very nice place to stay. We felt like at home because of the hospitalety of the staff. A complete and clean kitchen, like the rooms and bathrooms. And we were very happy with the drying place they have.

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Busstop is nearby. And Skye is beautifull.

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5
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14th October 2019:

Best hostel ever!

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Owner Response:

Cheers Zoe, hope you got some big walks in... ;-)

5
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13th October 2019:

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5
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13th October 2019:

Great drying room - my boots were soaking wet when I got there and completely dry by morning

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5
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13th October 2019:

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4.8
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3rd October 2019:

Everything nice

Tips:

Fairy pool is very nice

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5
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2nd October 2019:

Tips:

Have a car for skye. Off season bus schedules are quite sparce

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
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2nd October 2019:

Cleanest hostel I’ve ever stayed in. Super comfy beds.

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4.8
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2nd October 2019:

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4.8
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2nd October 2019:

Very friendly and helpful staff. Really enjoyed my stay.

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5
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30th September 2019:

Everyone working here are very helpful and friendly. There’s plenty of parking and it’s a very great location on Skye.

Tips:

The Claymore is a great place for dinner and is super close to the hostel!

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4.8
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30th September 2019:

What a wonderful place! Really chilled out and friendly, great facilities, super clean, comfy beds. The guy running it was a absolute star, happy to help and have the place a great friendly vibe. Look forward to staying again

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5
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29th September 2019:

Very friendly and helpful staff

Tips:

Local supermarket is well stocked with everything you need to cook, the kitchen is extremely well suppli

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4.8
out of 5

28th September 2019:

Great place to stay; with a fantastic kitchen that was fully equipped and even had a good system to store items. Showers were really good with good pressure and cleanliness

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5
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27th September 2019:

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5
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26th September 2019:

The showers/toilets and your kitchen and dining area are the best parts of the hostel. It feels so luxurious for the price that we are paying. Thank you for a great experience at Skye Basecamp! Drying room could be better ventilated and, even better, heated for more effective drying. Showers could do with a shelf inside for putting soap and shampoo to avoid bending down, but that's just pushing my luck ;)

Tips:

Having a car is quite useful for exploring Skye, do consider renting if you don't own one in the UK! Always be prepared for foul weather, regardless of current situation or weather forecast.

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5
out of 5

23rd September 2019:

One of the best places to stay. Had such a wonderful experience.

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Its a little far from the must places to visit but its worth the travel and the drive from there to the places you want to travel.

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5
out of 5

23rd September 2019:

I had a great time the staff were so friendly, it felt like home. A special mention to Micheal,who was so helpful and a good laugh. I lived the kitchen area well stocked and good fridge space. The Cherfields were so comfy. There so much information about Skye, from walks to wild life very impressed. He beds were comfy and clean. I actually told people I was at Basecamp the think I was on Mt.Everest, not a lie just not all the information. I'm for sure coming back next year.

Tips:

Shops are a bit far so being plenty of food and drink with you. Oh and a bottle of whisky is good for breaking the ice with fellow travelers

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5
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20th September 2019:

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5
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19th September 2019:

Great value for money.

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4.8
out of 5

18th September 2019:

It was loveliest hostel I‘ve ever stayed. I can totally recommend it.

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5
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18th September 2019:

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5
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18th September 2019:

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4.5
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17th September 2019:

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5
out of 5

17th September 2019:

Would definitely stay here again! Great place and friendly people.

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5
out of 5

17th September 2019:

Loved my stay at Skye Basecamp. Easily one of the cleanest hostels I've stayed at, with comfy beds and modern showers and toilets. Staff was fantastic, kind and very helpful.

Tips:

Nicely located in Broadford, with lots of restaurants nearby and free parking on premises.

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4.8
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15th September 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.5
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14th September 2019:

The facilities are incredibly well organised. You've got everything you need and even a lot more! After just 2 nights, the Skye Basecamp felt like home to us. We also enjoyed the atmosphere, as there was an interesting mix of people and everyone was very kind.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

14th September 2019:

We had a great stay, clean, comfortable, lovely living spaces, and a free food fridge always stocked with milk! Ceara who we booked with was great, and Michael who greeted us was friendly and helpful.

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5
out of 5

13th September 2019:

This is probably one of the best hostels I have been to. The kitchen is clean and well equipped. The showers are clean and amazing. Our wet clothes were dry in the morning thanks to the drying room. The staff helped were they could and did it with pleasure. It was really a superb experience.

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4.8
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10th September 2019:

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5
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9th September 2019:

Loved the vibe at Skye Basecamp. Mike was super friendly and Adam offered lots of insider tips on places to visit. Cozy dorms, big kitchen, ended up staying two extra nights!

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.3
out of 5

8th September 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.5
out of 5

8th September 2019:

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4.8
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8th September 2019:

Clean and friendly

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5
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6th September 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

5th September 2019:

A friendly environment close to restaurants & grocery store. Staff friendly and helpful with advice.

Tips:

The local pizza restaurant has delicious pizzas. The local grocery store was handy & well stocked.

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5
out of 5

4th September 2019:

Mike was very knowledgable, great location and facilities

Tips:

Old man of Stor, Fairy Glen/Poools,

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5
out of 5

4th September 2019:

Amazing spot with great hosts and good company. Awesome kitchen and a great way to end my trip after finsihing the skye trail.

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the coffee shop down the hill and the Claymore are both good.

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4.8
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2nd September 2019:

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5
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27th August 2019:

Very clean place, very friendly and helpful people working there. I can recommend this place.

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Close to co-operative store and petrol station and few restaurants.

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4.8
out of 5

26th August 2019:

Everything was perfect, except for midges during the night. Could you put nets at the bedrooms Windows? It would be nice. Thank you

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

hi Lilianna, Thanks for your good review; we're glad you enjoyed your stay. We have been looking into manufacturing screens against the midgies and hope to have them in place before your next visit :-)

5
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26th August 2019:

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4.8
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26th August 2019:

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4.8
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22nd August 2019:

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4.5
out of 5

21st August 2019:

Lovely hostel within walking distance to shops and cafes. Kitchen had ample space for everyone and the showers were great. I especially loved the guest sketch book, I've never seen this before and it's a brilliant idea! I wish all hostels had one

Tips:

If you're relying on public transport make sure you're aware of the bus times as they stop returns to Broadford quite early but that's A problem across Skye. Enjoy your stay!

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5
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21st August 2019:

Spacious, light, bright, welcoming, friendly and wonderfully located accommodation.

Tips:

Kinloch Forest walk to the old village site of Leiter Fura with beautiful views over the Sound of Sleat. Pretty hairpin drive at 279m to Kylerhea to see the otter hide plus seals & RSPB lookout. Basecamp is a fantastic place.

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5
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20th August 2019:

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4.5
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19th August 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.5
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19th August 2019:

We appreciate very much our stay in Skye Basecamp, and will return with pleasure!

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
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17th August 2019:

We had a great stay at your little hostel which definitely felt like home. Thanks a million

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
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15th August 2019:

Nice staff, great and clean kitchen, very good and clean toilet/shower. One of our favourite hostel during the holiday.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you Barbara. Glad your family enjoyed the stay.

4.8
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14th August 2019:

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4.8
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14th August 2019:

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5
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14th August 2019:

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4.3
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12th August 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
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11th August 2019:

Very friendly, very helpful. Lovely atmosphere. We would love to come back!

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Glenbrittle beach, camping and café. Hikes/runs on the trails.

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5
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10th August 2019:

Great hostel

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4.8
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9th August 2019:

We had a four bed bedroom for a family of four with two sons 10+12. The room was clean tidy and had a nice view to the sea. The shared toilets were clean on the three days of our stay, so were the showers and the common kitchen. We enjoyed to cook our own dinners and make our own breakfast after 10 days on pub lunches / dinners and sandwiches and full Scottish breakfast. There were boxes for our food which could be labelled and we packed our cooled food in our labelled cool bag in one of the three large freezers.

Tips:

There is a billard table in the Basecamp and you can wash and dry your clothes (ca. 30min. each) incl. detergent for a reasonable price. And you can drink a beer or coffee in the nice sitting room while the washing is done. They have also a drying room for wet clothes and hiking boots with air dehumidifier. In front of the house there are several Basecamp parking lots.

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5
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8th August 2019:

We will be happy to come back to Skye and to Skye Basecamp.

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5
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5th August 2019:

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5
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5th August 2019:

People very friendly and professional.

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4.5
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4th August 2019:

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4.8
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4th August 2019:

Really nice hostel with really nice staff,it was a real pleasure to stay there, the atmosphere is there really nice and friendly, very nice interior,the hostel with its soul. Highly recommend.

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4.8
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1st August 2019:

lovely staff and i love the ambience in the common room , plus the boardgame and the view

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4.5
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1st August 2019:

Thank you for the amazing time:)

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4.8
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30th July 2019:

Very clean kitchen. Loads of games in the lounge plus pool table - perfect for children. Efficient drying room.

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4.3
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30th July 2019:

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5
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24th July 2019:

Great place, Mike is a great person, the property really accommodated for us, and in Skye this is the place I will always stay, views great,

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5
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24th July 2019:

Friendly. Super clean. Well organised

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4.8
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23rd July 2019:

Very nice stay in Skye Basecamp!! Thank you for all

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5
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23rd July 2019:

Great place to stay while on the Isle of Skye - nice fellow travelers and hosts as well!

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4.3
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22nd July 2019:

Friendly staff And wonderful place. I recommen it at lot.

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5
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21st July 2019:

Very nice and relaxed place, well organized

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The most important thing if you come to Skye: make sure you´ve got enough time - there are so many things to see and to do, it´s just magnificent!

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4.5
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21st July 2019:

La habitación era muy pequeña para el precio q tenía ,por lo demás muy bien .Buena localización y personal agradable.Nos echamos unas risas con mis hijos en el billar

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4.5
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21st July 2019:

We are older travelers who found Basecamp quite and comfortable, with a good breakfast and pub we could walk too.

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The oysters at the Claymore were delicious

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5
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21st July 2019:

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5
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18th July 2019:

Portree is a beautiful town.

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5
out of 5

16th July 2019:

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5
out of 5

16th July 2019:

What a great stay! Mike + staff were extremely welcoming and helpful. Im definitely coming back next year. Thank you for everything!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

We look forward to seeing the Finnish Glamaig race team next year!

5
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14th July 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

12th July 2019:

Really friendly and very well equipped. It was my first time in a hostel and would definitely return.

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4.3
out of 5

11th July 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

10th July 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4
out of 5

10th July 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.5
out of 5

10th July 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

10th July 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

9th July 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

8th July 2019:

Great time and great place. Staff very helpful and friendly. Highly recommended!!!

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

7th July 2019:

It was great that there were facilities to hang up our tents for drying

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

7th July 2019:

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5
out of 5

7th July 2019:

Easy to find, comfortable and accommodating.

Tips:

It's all about the weather. Prepare for the weather

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5
out of 5

7th July 2019:

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5
out of 5

6th July 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4
out of 5

6th July 2019:

Very nice and clean bathrooms and showers, well equiped and big kitchen. Rooms were basic, but nice.

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

3rd July 2019:

Awesome place to stay! Really lovely and awesome staff which helped whenever they can.

Tips:

Seafood platter at "The Claymore" was fantastic although it costed 29 pounds but it was worth it!

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

3rd July 2019:

Loved the whole vibe of this place and as cosy as it was, it never felt too crowded. The kitchen is well stocked with all the cooking utensils you could imagine. The bathrooms were amazingly clean and the staff were very friendly.

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5
out of 5

30th June 2019:

Nice friendly and helpful staff Big clean kitchen Sparkling clean showers

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

26th June 2019:

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5
out of 5

24th June 2019:

Nice place would love to stay even longer = ]

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.3
out of 5

23rd June 2019:

I booked a shared bedroom and it had its own bathroom wich is great. The place is warm and the kitchen has a lot of stuff. It is a nice place to stay

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5
out of 5

23rd June 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

22nd June 2019:

A great hostel with friendly, welcoming staff. The kitchen, dining and sitting area were large and comfortable. The bedroom was slightly cramped, however would not put me off returning.

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5
out of 5

21st June 2019:

Great hostel with good rooms and facilities. Has a nice parking area in the front. Spacious kitchen and dining room. Would definitely recommend to future travellers.

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4.5
out of 5

20th June 2019:

Friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Great for large gathering

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

18th June 2019:

Tips:

Hire Mike- totally competent and reassuring guide. Big hotel in Broadford and the Scottish/Spanish restaurant just up the road - food excellent

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

9th June 2019:

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4.8
out of 5

7th June 2019:

Was a lovely start to our Skye roadtrip. The only thing would maybe have been more info on local sights etc but it was excellent!

Tips:

Originally we thought the Co-op was the only thing in Broadford (and they do wonderful pretzels) but the little harbour area was lovely as well !

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5
out of 5

4th June 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.5
out of 5

4th June 2019:

Our room has a very nice view. But the shower is a bit disturbing because water will stop running every 10 seconds. It's good that we might be able to save water but still we need to push the button all the time we shower. Other than that, we enjoyed staying at Skype Basecamp!

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4
out of 5

3rd June 2019:

Très bon accueil, chambre et literie très agréables.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

3rd June 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

3rd June 2019:

Very nice place. A lot of people to talk with. Near to grosery store and great view.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

3rd June 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

31st May 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

31st May 2019:

Very clean hostel. The atmosphere is very nice, practical location

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.5
out of 5

28th May 2019:

very relaxed atmosphere in hostel and plenty of guides/ climbers there who ere happy to offer advice and support in what i was trying to achieve

Tips:

The coop supermarket opposite is very well stocked but plenty to do without leaving hostel

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

27th May 2019:

We stayed for a ridge traverse week, and really liked having the communal facilities and kitchen which we could share with other climbers and particularly the guides who were very friendly and interesting to talk to. Also appreciated having a room to ourselves, but there was a lot of late night noise and doors banging at the rear of the hostel. Would appreciate a quieter room next time.

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5
out of 5

27th May 2019:

Il manque des prises dans les chambres pour que tout le monde’ puisse recharger leur téléphone ( 3 prises pour 5 lits dont 2 sous le lit) Et des éclairages individuels Sinon très propre, cuisine agréable et fonctionnelle

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

26th May 2019:

nice staff really comfortable beds well equiped kitchen Nice view from the hostel

Tips:

Fairy pools

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.5
out of 5

24th May 2019:

Had a great time on Skye. The Basecamp was a great place to stay. Nice Staff, friendly other climber or hicker. Everything was clean. Good hostel experience!

Tips:

A big grocerystore nearby. Enough place for carparking in front. From the Basecamp it takes an hour for example to went to the Quaraing but if you had a car it should not be a problem that Basecamp is not laid very central.

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5
out of 5

18th May 2019:

Great place to stay. Room was clean and beds were super comfy. Shower was amazing, though a little cramped. We stayed in room 1 and had an amazing view from our window. The shared facilities are spacious and have everything you need to cook/eat/relax. There's a nice atmosphere about and the staff are friendly, welcoming and helpful. Would definitely recommend it!

Tips:

We spent most of our time in the north of the island, but one place we would recommend in the area is the Claymore restaurant. Lovely place and delicious food.

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5
out of 5

14th May 2019:

We had an extremely warm and friendly welcome at reception including the lovely gesture of free tea and coffee at anytime, sitting in the beautiful lounge and reading all the mountain books. The location is amazing and the window views are stunning. Really bright, light and very spacious building with free parking.

Tips:

There is a really lovely cafe about 1 minute walk out the front door to the right which is open on Sundays too. It is also easy to walk into the main town with pubs and restaurants. Just check times as they can stop serving food around 9 pm in town. The co-op is also really near and you can make your own meals in the huge base camp kitchen. There are also Mountain Guides available.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

14th May 2019:

A lovely modern and well kitted out hostel. Comfortable beds, clean facilities with lots of cooking and fridge space. The mountain silhouette outline in the dorm was a nice touch. But above all, very friendly and accommodating staff, thank you!!

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4.8
out of 5

10th May 2019:

We found the staff welcoming and delightful company. We shall go back. Thank you all very much for making our stay a pleasure.

Tips:

Don't go to the Dunollie Hotel. Try the Broadford hotel, built in 1711.

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4.5
out of 5

9th May 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

9th May 2019:

Put some hooks up on doors for jackets in the bedroom please

Tips:

Have lots of fun

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

8th May 2019:

It was Good stay, love to come again.

Tips:

It’s nice location, Public transport is not much, but get the timetable well in advance to plan if you don’t have car.

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5
out of 5

8th May 2019:

Ace place to stay, great facilities and perfect for our stay.

Tips:

Co Op is just down the road and a good fish and chip shop and a pizza place within walking distance.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thanks Tessa. How did the Pinn go on last day?

5
out of 5

8th May 2019:

One of the best hostels I've stayed in. Good well equipped kitchen, well laid out dining area and lovely comfy lounge. The beds were comfy.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

6th May 2019:

Best hostel stay ever! If I could rate the staff more than a 5 on this scale I definitely would!

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.5
out of 5

4th May 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.5
out of 5

3rd May 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

3rd May 2019:

Très bonne auberge, bien entretenue ! Le peronnel était à notre écoute lorsque nous avions besoin de renseignement ! Nous recommandons cet endroit !!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

merci a vous- les residents ;-) x

5
out of 5

2nd May 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

29th April 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

29th April 2019:

Skye Basecamp feels more like a home than a hostel! Staff are very friendly! We will be back!

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

29th April 2019:

Everything was great, stuff sooo polite, everything clean, nice place.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

28th April 2019:

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5
out of 5

27th April 2019:

Great location - easy to access local facilities and attractions. Plenty of parking. Staff are great.

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

21st April 2019:

Would be great if the rooms had some storage space, e.g. locker or something like that. Othw great hostel!

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5
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20th April 2019:

This is seriously the best hostel I have ever stayed at! Everything is super clean and comfy, it feels just like home. Besides the fact that at home I don't step out of the door and have the most amazing view at the sea, neither do I have such a perfectly equipped and super big kitchen. I wouldn't know what to improve at Skye Basecamp, to me it already is the best place to spend some time off.

Tips:

Stay at least for two days! There is so so much to see and once you're there you won't want to leave. Also, if somehow possible, go by car.

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.5
out of 5

19th April 2019:

All you need in a Backpacker, perfect spot to discover the wonderful Isle of Skye

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

16th April 2019:

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4.5
out of 5

14th April 2019:

Very friendly and helpful staff especially the staff who we called 'Kira' (sorry that we have forgotten how to spell your name correctly). The seaview room is great for 3 of us, we appreciate everything found in Skye Basecamp.

Tips:

Very close to Coop that you can basically buy anything you needed from food to sanitary. We walked to the Irish Point and enjoyed the refreshing breeze of Skye.

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5
out of 5

13th April 2019:

Fabulous place. Only a few pounds more expensive than Broadford youth hostel but 100 times better in terms of facilities and bed comfort.Highly recommended.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

12th April 2019:

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5
out of 5

12th April 2019:

Awesome staff, awesome place!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Awesome guests ;-)

4.8
out of 5

7th April 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

7th April 2019:

Very secure. As wild as a Basecamp should be, with interisting people. Staff avaiable for each request, even tipical alcoholic suggestions. Cheers! Love you Mike!

Tips:

Take your car and go wild into the nature. Every place it's magic.

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5
out of 5

2nd April 2019:

A very nice location with a good staff. I would enjoy come back next year but for a longer journey on Skye.

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5
out of 5

9th March 2019:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

9th March 2019:

I could have stayed for a month! What a incredibly warm and welcome place, with an outstanding view! It felt like home here, and my only regret was leaving. I will for sure be back! Thank you for a lovely time!

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

1st November 2018:

loved this hostel! perfect place to spend a cozy night after a day of hiking.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

1st November 2018:

Lovely staff with plenty of recommendations of what I should do on the isle, clean and comfortable rooms and wonderful spacious showers with decent water pressure and hot water

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

28th October 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

25th October 2018:

Nice and relaxed place with space to chill and chat with other travellers, walkers and like minded folk. Kitchen well organised and staff around to help and give tips on the local area.

Tips:

Great access to the Cuillins and also South Skye which is really lovely and quieter than the north. Easy to walk to shops for food and eating out too. Lovely views over the sea.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

22nd October 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

14th October 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

11th October 2018:

Warm and welcoming atmosphere!

Tips:

Armadale Woods hike :)

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

10th October 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

10th October 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

9th October 2018:

Amazing place to stay - cosy and welcoming and wonderful staff. Highly recommended

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

thanks Jo See you again soon.

5
out of 5

6th October 2018:

Very friendly host, we had a great time at the Basecamp

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

3rd October 2018:

Great atmosphere, large kitchen, cozy common room.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

3rd October 2018:

One of the best hostels I stayed!

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

2nd October 2018:

Une super auberge de jeunesse, une belle cuisine, un personnel sympa et le tout parfaitement placé dans Skye pour tout explorer !

Tips:

Allez marcher dans les Cuillins, faites la rando du Point of Sleat, et allez à Neist Point ! Pour manger le Blue Shed est très sympa !

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

1st October 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

30th September 2018:

Mike is super friendly and very, very helpful! Great location, overlooks the bay. Comfy beds, couldn't be better!

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.5
out of 5

28th September 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

27th September 2018:

Everybody was really nice and friendly. Had a great time there.

Tips:

The Pub down the street. Highly recommended. Not far from talisker bay, fairy Pools, talisker distillery. All Hiking areas are on the Isle of Skye are not too far away...

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

24th September 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

24th September 2018:

Super séjour le garçon qui nous a reçu très aimable et serviable Bonne ambiance et très propre

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

24th September 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

18th September 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

17th September 2018:

Skye Basecamp was a wanderful place to stay in Skye with a fair price. It is very clean and organised. Showers and toilets were frequently cleaned. The kitchen is full equiped ans the staff super kind.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
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16th September 2018:

Everything was perfect. It´s maybe a bit outside, but that´s fine.

Tips:

The Coffebar next by is nice.

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.5
out of 5

12th September 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

10th September 2018:

Very welcoming and warm-hearted Hostel. The best and tidiest we've been to! The whole staff was very kind and helpful. Totally recommandable for all kind of travellers.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
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10th September 2018:

Friendly, helpful folks

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.3
out of 5

9th September 2018:

I can absolutely recommend this hostel. It's clean, it has big and warm showers and it has good facilities. Most of the stuff are friendly and helpful but not everybody. The location is only perfect if you travel by car, because the public transports on Skye isn't good. Especially not over the weekend.

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

9th September 2018:

Had a really great stay! Staff was very nice and helpful!

Tips:

Take the ferry across to Raasay on a clear day

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

9th September 2018:

I had a great stay! Mike helped me out with the hike I wanted to do, and was super friendly! Will definitely come back :)

Tips:

Hiking the Cuillin Hills is beautiful, and the pizza restaurant at the post office has delicious food :)

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.3
out of 5

9th September 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

6th September 2018:

It’s really a challenge to close the bathroom/toilet door

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

3rd September 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.5
out of 5

3rd September 2018:

There is a general lack of hooks and shelves both in the room and in the bathroom. You have to leave and store your belongings on the floor. Some boxes or small lockers to help keep all your stuff together would be very useful too.

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5
out of 5

3rd September 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
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3rd September 2018:

The staff was really really nice and they tried to make your stay great. The shower & the bed were just great and the atmosphere really nice. I can to 100% recommend staying there.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
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31st August 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

29th August 2018:

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5
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29th August 2018:

Great hostel no doubt a great recommendation.

Tips:

If you ask you can leave you car in the back while you go hiking.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

29th August 2018:

Simply a great hostel with everything a backpacker could need if you don't want for unrealistic wants.

Tips:

Bring food and you will have a great time cooking here.

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

29th August 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4
out of 5

29th August 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

28th August 2018:

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4.5
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27th August 2018:

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5
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25th August 2018:

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4.3
out of 5

25th August 2018:

The location of the hostel was excellent and the view in the morning was fantastic. Love the service of the staff (sorry i forgot your name) and he is always ready to assist when needed. One down side is the toilet shower area is a little dark in our room as the light is situated in the centre yet the layout is longer than usual. But the common bathroom were great! The beds/comforter were a pleasant surprise and all of us slept soundly through the night.

Tips:

Good to rent a car so that it will be easier to travel around. There is no need to worry about food as there are many places to eat in Broadford and even in Portree Square. If you enjoy cooking, there is a co-op store around 5-10min walk away so you can buy from there.

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5
out of 5

23rd August 2018:

Tips:

Good supermarket 5 minutes walking.

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5
out of 5

22nd August 2018:

Very nice place. The rooms are very clean as the kitchen and the dining room. The view absolutly beatifull. These Hostel is a perfect Base to explore Skye Isle.

Tips:

There is some restaurant near but also a big supermarket always open.

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5
out of 5

22nd August 2018:

Really knowledgeable staff. Great spaces to hang out

Tips:

See breeze in portree for a serious sea food platter

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4
out of 5

21st August 2018:

too expensive

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5
out of 5

20th August 2018:

We had the best time at Skye Basecamp. The hostel is absolutely lovely and has a great view. Rooms are super comfortable. We were lucky enough to spend some time with Mike, the owner, who was the kindest host ever. I wish we could have stayed longer ! We will definitely come back.

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5
out of 5

19th August 2018:

Lovely hostel with great staff

Tips:

Well stocked kitchen for cooking and comfortable lounge

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you Sue Good to see you again and glad you had some good days out. Cheers, Mike

5
out of 5

19th August 2018:

Lovely place to stay. Excellent facilities and amazing staff.

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4.5
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18th August 2018:

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5
out of 5

18th August 2018:

Very friendly and well equipped.Thanks for keeping the bikes till later in the day after we'd checked out. Would definitely recommend to others.

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4.8
out of 5

18th August 2018:

Excellent in most respects. The drying room was effective, but on the small side. It might be worth considering individual bed lights. It was great to be able to camp in the garden when the hostel (and all other hostels on Skye) was full, thank you. Many thanks for your friendliness, helpfulness and all your good advice.

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5
out of 5

16th August 2018:

also very family friendly. all.other guests were extremely polite and left facilities clean after use

Tips:

supermarket was close by which was very convenient

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5
out of 5

15th August 2018:

Great location, very nice kitchen and dining room. We were travelling with a 6 yrs.old girl and it's been very nice for her too

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5
out of 5

13th August 2018:

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4.8
out of 5

12th August 2018:

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5
out of 5

7th August 2018:

Nous avons tout aimé : l’accueil, la confiance, la propreté des lieux (chambres et parties communes), le confort des lits. C’était super !

Tips:

Petite jetée pour aller voir l’eau claire. Nous avons aperçu des loutres de très loin, reconnaissables au petit point noir qui est la tête qui sort de l’eau, qui bouge, puis le point grossit avant de disparaître, la loutre a plongé !

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4.5
out of 5

7th August 2018:

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5
out of 5

7th August 2018:

My son and I really enjoyed our stay there. They have a great kitchen, and the people are so nice. Very good location close to a food store and other restaurants/shops. A very comfortable place to stay.

Tips:

There is so much to do on Skye - mostly outdoors. Be prepared to walk. Helps to have transport although biking looks kind of scary.

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4.8
out of 5

5th August 2018:

All ok, staff very kind

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5
out of 5

5th August 2018:

Lovely hostel for friends trip, beautiful view from the house. Very clean, nice kitchen, free car park, all was wery well.

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5
out of 5

3rd August 2018:

Tips:

El mejor alvergue de toda escocia

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4.8
out of 5

2nd August 2018:

Very friendly hostel with good facilities 15min walk to bus

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5
out of 5

1st August 2018:

Denfenitly the best hostel we have ever bin. Nice and clean kitchen, great view on the sea, clean facilities....

Tips:

See the description in the hostel

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5
out of 5

30th July 2018:

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5
out of 5

29th July 2018:

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5
out of 5

28th July 2018:

Hostel like a home, clean, comfortable , with great staff

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5
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28th July 2018:

I had a fantastic time staying at Skye Basecamp. Mike, one of the owners who is a climbing instructor was extremely helpful and generous with his time in giving advice about where to go to experience Skye in the fullest way possible. Malcolm and Yvo were also extremely welcoming and helpful, as were other staff members. The hostel is very clean, the beds are comfy, the shower is really powerful, the kitchen is spacious and there was a really friendly atmosphere between guests. I would definitely recommend this place and will be returning to visit.

Tips:

The hostel is located very near a co-op supermarket so very easy to buy and prepare your own food. I hitch-hiked around the island and found this a great way to get around as I didn’t have a car. There is also a bus route running very nearby and easy to get from Armadale to the hostel by bus. Take advice from the staff at the hostel about where to visit! They will help you get the best out of your trip! Enjoy.

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5
out of 5

28th July 2018:

This hostel is one of the best I’ve stayed in. It’s exceptionally clean with good sized beds in small rooms. The showers are nice and hot too. Skye Guides are about and happy to lend advice.

Tips:

My second time staying here and not my last.

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4.8
out of 5

27th July 2018:

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5
out of 5

26th July 2018:

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5
out of 5

26th July 2018:

It was one of the best hostels I had ever stayed in. Climbers would really appreciate this place for its atmosphere and everything related to their favourite activity. It's a very good starting point for those seeking to explore the Cuillins.

Tips:

The Co-Op shop is very close, so one does not have to worry about food. There are a couple of good restaurants around and a very nice walk along the shore.

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4.3
out of 5

26th July 2018:

Nice hostel and gentle staff. Great common room to meet new people

Tips:

After 10PM everything is closed around.

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5
out of 5

23rd July 2018:

Clean, good atmosphere. Would stay there again. Good facilities on the kitchen. Close to the see.

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4.8
out of 5

22nd July 2018:

We were very satisfied. Would have been nice to be able to sit and enjoy the view from our room. Having a chair or a higher bed fronting the window.

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5
out of 5

20th July 2018:

Tips:

Stay as long as you can on Skye!

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5
out of 5

17th July 2018:

THe only niggle I had was the stiff spring on the room door (Room5) It was too stiff for Jean to open, so she could not access the room on her own. I guess this spring is for fire regulations, but this is self defeating, because if she was in the room on her own and there was a fire she would be trapped!

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5
out of 5

17th July 2018:

Great place with a welcoming atmosphere. I got very helpful tips for my trips and I would definitely come back.

Tips:

Walk to the Gary pools starting in Sligachan (both ways take about 6h).

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5
out of 5

17th July 2018:

Nice facilities staff will stay again

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5
out of 5

16th July 2018:

Lovely hostel with an amazing owner and staff who are extremely helpful. Rooms are clean, the kitchen is massive and well supplied and the common room is super comfy. Highly recommended.

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5
out of 5

11th July 2018:

The staff are incredible helpful and consistently hospitable during our stay there! The hostel itself is cozy and feels like a home!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Hiya Anna Thank you for the glowing review- it was great meeting you all. Look forward to seeing you again, Mike and the team

4.3
out of 5

8th July 2018:

Tips:

Hitch hiking is a good way to get around if you dont have a car and cant wait for busses

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5
out of 5

8th July 2018:

Best hostel I've ever stayed in, laid back, amazing views, stylish!

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Would Recommend: Yes

4
out of 5

5th July 2018:

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5
out of 5

4th July 2018:

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5
out of 5

1st July 2018:

Best hostel on Skye. Maybe in all Scotland! Great info on walks. Soft sheets. Friendly. Suggest: better directions on website for walking/cycling/busing guests

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4.8
out of 5

30th June 2018:

Absolutely amazing. Really clean, confy beds and friendly staff :)

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

29th June 2018:

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5
out of 5

27th June 2018:

Very nice Hostel with very friendly staff. We really enjoyed staying!!!

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5
out of 5

27th June 2018:

Lovely staff, and great spot overall. No complaints whatsoever.

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4.8
out of 5

24th June 2018:

From closing team, we arrived an hour and a half later… and they were more than happy to wait for us...Plants no complaints nice place for a stop over

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5
out of 5

22nd June 2018:

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4.5
out of 5

22nd June 2018:

Clean, well equipped with good atmosphere and friendly staff.

Tips:

There is a drying room - great solution for those who experienced unpredictable Skye weather.

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5
out of 5

21st June 2018:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.5
out of 5

20th June 2018:

Very accommodating and friendly staff.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

16th June 2018:

I didn't end up staying - I was offered a bed for the night at my son's house - so it's a bit hard for me to review my stay. But what I saw seemed fine.

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4.8
out of 5

12th June 2018:

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4.8
out of 5

12th June 2018:

We were two females, staying for two evenings in a 4-bed room. The first evening we were paired with 2 other female travellers. However the second evening 2 men were placed in our room, while there were other females in the hostel. I would have preferred to be paired with other females, even if I that meant moving rooms. In my opinion, hostels should aim as far as possible to place people of same sex together in rooms, and I feel that base camp could have done this better

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4.5
out of 5

9th June 2018:

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5
out of 5

9th June 2018:

Stay here! Nothing bad to say... Friendly and helpful staff and residents too. (So were the owners! ;-) ). Plenty of space too.

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5
out of 5

7th June 2018:

Lovely spot to base yourself in before you drive around the isle. The kitchen is huge and we enjoyed cooking and prepping our meals there. Very thoughtful considerations. Free parking and near to a pier, supermarket and a petrol kiosk. Overall, highly recommended!

Tips:

There’s a deli gasta nearby the hostel that serves excellent wraps.

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4.8
out of 5

6th June 2018:

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5
out of 5

4th June 2018:

Great hostel. Great location. Great facilities. Clean. Would definitely return!

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4.8
out of 5

4th June 2018:

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5
out of 5

2nd June 2018:

Great place to stay, friendly staff and very clean and comfortable.

Tips:

Claymore Restaurant has great quality sea food.

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5
out of 5

1st June 2018:

Friendly and welcoming staff really do make you feel at home. Spacious guest areas for meeting up and relaxing. Fabulous facilities for cooking and a boot/drying room to die for! I will certainly be going back next year.

Tips:

Fabulous spot with good access to the rest of this wonderful island. Elgol (boat trips), Sligachan (easy access to the Cuillin) and Portree (shopping and eating) are all within easy reach. Worth chatting to the staff who are very knowledgeable about the island.

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5
out of 5

1st June 2018:

So pleased we chose to stay here! Very friendly, comfy beds, great showers, all the facilities we needed.

Tips:

Excellent pizza at CafeSia in Broadford. Blue Shed at Torrin is definitely worth the drive. If you want to run/walk directly from Broadford, take the footpath by the river (beside the Elgol road); it leads onto the Elgol road for a few hundred meters but then you can go onto the 'Marble Path' across the moor for several km of great trails.

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5
out of 5

30th May 2018:

We loved the place and the boy Who was in reception was really kind. We would have like to spend more days there.

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

29th May 2018:

Excellent hostel. 2nd time we’d stayed there

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5
out of 5

29th May 2018:

perfect

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5
out of 5

29th May 2018:

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5
out of 5

29th May 2018:

Helpful, friendly, available

Tips:

Cafesia great pizza but check available table. Location great not to far once on Isle after long drive

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5
out of 5

29th May 2018:

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5
out of 5

28th May 2018:

v friendly helpful staff (Yvo)

Tips:

Skye trail!!

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5
out of 5

27th May 2018:

Super nice people, great atmosphere, and lovely housing! Will definitely stay there again <3

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5
out of 5

27th May 2018:

The Hostel was so central and easy to find-with perfect views looking out over the water. Really nice mix of people staying and the staff were fab and easy to approach, as well as being very helpful about the local area. Plenty of bathrooms and shower rooms- particularly appreciated the drying room and having somewhere quiet to sit and read at night. Thouroughly recommend- a great place to stay whatever your plans on the Island!

Tips:

Loads to do! I’d recommend getting to the more touristy spots early or late in the day to avoid the worst of the crowds- more for parking than anything. If your budget isn’t too tight, the pizza along the road at (Cafe Lia?) was great but the coffee was truly amazing- staff clearly know what they are doing with the machine- makes all the difference!

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5
out of 5

22nd May 2018:

Excellent bunkhouse would certainly stay again

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5
out of 5

19th May 2018:

Tips:

It is cloose to a good restaurant, a supermarket and to a gas station

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5
out of 5

18th May 2018:

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5
out of 5

17th May 2018:

Excellent beds, showers, toilets, drying room. The whole place is kept very clean. Comfortable sitting areas. Very close to shops, pubs and cafes in Broadford. Plenty of free parking space.

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Cafesia is well worth a visit for their pizza and coffee

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5
out of 5

15th May 2018:

Had a wonderful stay and Mike and the Team made me feel very much at home.

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5
out of 5

15th May 2018:

Mike - it was amazing being at your place. Your warmth, hospitality and presence were deeply endearing. Yvo - had great fun with him. All three of us were blissful the entire time we spent with you. Thank you so much! See you some other time in this life.

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Owner Response:

And you guys were great company with guitar playing and wonderful cooking; thank you for the cooking lesson :-)

5
out of 5

14th May 2018:

It would have been perfect if the other guests had not been so loud chatting, laughing and walking in the corridor until midnight. I would not recommend to those who go to sleep early. But apart from that, it was very good for the price: clean and comfy bedroom, kitchen to cook one's own food, super friendly staff... I would definitely stay there again when I come back to Skye.

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5
out of 5

12th May 2018:

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4.8
out of 5

8th May 2018:

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5
out of 5

3rd May 2018:

Perfect place, Perfect organisation. I wish I could stay longer

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4.8
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2nd May 2018:

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5
out of 5

30th April 2018:

The Hostel is high class. Nice view, clean, big, beds are comfy and warm. Super friendly staff, very helpful too, thank you!!

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Owner Response:

Thanks Kasiou. Come again soon!!!

5
out of 5

26th April 2018:

Honestly (I wasn’t paid to say this) I’ve stayed at a lot of hostels and this is by far one of the nicest places I’ve ever stayed at! The beds were the comfiest beds I’ve ever slept on! Nicer than my bed at home. The mattress is just so insanely thick! I fortunately got the entire 5 bed room to myself which was a nice break from constantly being around other people. The staff was beyond nice and made me feel at home from the first moment I checked it. My only regret is that I didn’t stay longer but I would definitely stay here again! The bathrooms were insanely clean and there was lots of them (so that I as never waiting to use them). There wasn’t any lockers in the room but I didn’t mind because of the chill, trusting vibe of the hostel.

Tips:

I definitely recommend the fish and chips shop on the main drag there and the coop is a short walk from the hostel to get all you necessities! Also I recommend doing the walk by the water in the evenings! It’s a quick walk and is really pretty!

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5
out of 5

21st April 2018:

Skye Basecamp was the perfect place to stay for a trip to the Isle of Skye. The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating, and you won’t find a better guy than Chris. The rooms were well kept and clean, and the location served as a great jumping point to go to all of the best places on the Isle of Skye. I was able to do a load of laundry there too, which was an extra bonus. I can’t recommend this place enough!

Tips:

Great grocery store just down the road (I think it’s technically called a co-op, but I’m American so it seemed like a cross between a convenience store and grocery store). Anyway, it has great food and allows you to avoid eating out if you want.

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4.8
out of 5

12th April 2018:

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5
out of 5

11th April 2018:

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5
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10th April 2018:

What an amazing stay at Skye Basecamp! Carolina, Mike, and Chris we're all so hospitable and wonderful. They kept up such a nice space and beautiful kitchen for all the guests. Mike helped me find a place for some mountain climbing and even lent me gear to use! He leads trips if you would like to go with someone too. The place is nice and relaxing right on the water. It has perfect access to the whole island. I will definitely stay here again next time I go to Skye. Love love love

Tips:

The supermarket is fully stocked just 1 block away. The kitchen is amazing if you have any desire to cook anything. The isle is of course spectacular.

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Owner Response:

Wow! Thanks Gus. It was a pleasure having you here. Make sure you stay longer next time. Glad to help you play in the Cuillin

5
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7th April 2018:

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5
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2nd April 2018:

Great stay! Loved how open and spacious the hostel was. Couldn't beat the view.

Tips:

Explore the local trails Sit down and eat with travelers

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4.8
out of 5

21st March 2018:

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5
out of 5

20th March 2018:

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4.8
out of 5

18th March 2018:

Great and lovely staff

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5
out of 5

16th March 2018:

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4.8
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14th March 2018:

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4.8
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10th March 2018:

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5
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5th March 2018:

Perfect spot for a winter mountain trip. Very comfortable, very warm, and an enjoyable mountaineering vibe about the place.

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5
out of 5

3rd March 2018:

Great hostel, good location. Staff are really friendly and helpful.

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5
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2nd March 2018:

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5
out of 5

27th February 2018:

My new favourite hostel in the north west highlands. Didn't really get a chance to test your drying room but if it was designed by Mike it'll work. Good Value, team Craig McLaren (Falkirk Outdoors)

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Owner Response:

Thanks Craig. Drying room was designed by Catriona and, yes, it does work very well. Glad you didn't have any reason to use it!!

4.8
out of 5

23rd February 2018:

The staff were very friendly and chatty. Kitchen was brilliant, it had everything we needed. Located right next to a co-op supermarket and only a half hour drive from the 'capital' Portree.

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5
out of 5

21st January 2018:

Easily found on a dark snowy evening, kitchen facilities were great, followed by a great sleep ....we were a group of 7 satisfied folk.

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4.3
out of 5

15th January 2018:

This was a friendly, affordable, and convenient hostel, with great facilities, located close to everything on the isle of Skye. It had clean bathrooms, a comfortable room, and quiet hours, which we were very grateful for. It also had by far the nicest kitchen facilities of any hostel we stayed at on our trip. The points off for location are because we found it very difficult to find when we drove in after dark; our GPS didn't have it listed, the sign to the side street where the hostel is located is difficult to see from the road, and we spent at least forty-five minutes driving around before we were finally able to find it using a weak signal on a phone with google maps. That being said, if you make sure you understand its exact location before getting to the Isle of Skye, you should have a great and hassle-free stay.

Tips:

The co-op grocery store down the block is open 24, and has a great variety of food for a quick breakfast or picnic lunch; we arrived at 7:30 am and the bakery items were still warm! We also stumbled across Cafe Sia, a little cafe that ended up having some of the best food on our entire trip. They have a lot of organic and local products, plenty of vegetarian options (including vegetarian haggis!), and a nice selection of local whiskeys. While we left too early to try their breakfast, they also had a full vegetarian Scottish breakfast available, which would be welcome for any vegetarian travelers like ourselves looking to have as authentic a Scottish culinary experience as possible.

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5
out of 5

23rd December 2017:

Friendly and helfpful staff! We felt like home. Everybody was so welcoming!

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5
out of 5

23rd December 2017:

Staff 10!! Super nice and warmly. The kitchen provides everything what is needed and is also really big. There is a cozy livingroom next to the kitchen. And everything was very clean. Would definitly stay there again.

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5
out of 5

11th December 2017:

A great budget hostel. No frills, but plenty of character, and the accommodations were comfortable.

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5
out of 5

28th November 2017:

Loved my stay at Skye Basecamp! The staff was so friendly and really foster a genuine community. Mike hostel a local jam session when I stayed and it was a blast!!! Great hostel!

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5
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25th November 2017:

Great facility for solo or group travel. Clean, spacious and homely.

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5
out of 5

25th November 2017:

Got that extra touch of friendliness and homeliness

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5
out of 5

21st November 2017:

This is one of the best hostels I have ever stayed in. The hostel itself is spotlessly clean and has a great sized kitchen with everything you need. The bedrooms are a decent size and the beds are super comfy. Mike & his staff are welcoming, friendly and very helpful. The hostel has a very relaxed vibe to it and is a real home from home environment. The lounge is really cozy and there's also a pool table in the conservatory. Location wise it's situated in a great place to explore the Isle of Skye. I would highly recommend this hostel and I will be sure to stay here again if I ever come back to Isle of Skye. Thank you!

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5
out of 5

19th November 2017:

Great facilities in a quality hostel. Located in Broadford so it’s a great jumping off point for the rest of the island.

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5
out of 5

7th November 2017:

You are great: very clean and cozy, and staff can offer advice and help on literary anything! :)

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you Fox. Glad you enjoyed the stay and car excavation services are all included in the price....... Our staff are, indeed, very well read; we even have a Shakespeare expert in residence now ;-) Hope to see you both again soon.

5
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5th November 2017:

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5
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2nd November 2017:

“There are no bolts in Skye” I came to Skye for outdoor climbing and that was the sentence that defined not only my climbing experience but the whole stay in the island. Skye is a return to a natural experience, without artifices. It’s about find a pure experience, where our relations with nature and people are bound by a stopped clock. Skye Basecamp was a perfect refuge for this great adventure. The hostel is very comfortable, clean and organized. The staff is very friendly and helpful and Mike - the owner and local guide, is one of these characters larger than life and a piece of recent history of the island. I recommend a trip to Skye (climbing, hiking, drinking whisky, finding yourself, losing yourself, do you really need a reason?????). And, for that trip, Skye Basecamp is the place to stay, have a wonderful time and make friends for life.

Tips:

Everything in Skye seems to be worth seeing or worth doing. The most useful tip I can provide is to keep an open mind with the program as the weather is quite unstable. Better to keep your options open and adjust your plans on a daily basis. Sometimes the weather is terrible in one spot and quite sunny on another.

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5
out of 5

31st October 2017:

Great location and friendly atmosphere. Would book here again if I am back in Skye.

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5
out of 5

31st October 2017:

Great staff who know their clientele. The owner is friendly and makes you feel welcome. facilities were great and so was the location.

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5
out of 5

30th October 2017:

One of the nicest hostels I've stayed at! The staff were super helpful and friendly, facilities were clean and bright and welcoming, location was great. I would definitely recommend!

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5
out of 5

29th October 2017:

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5
out of 5

27th October 2017:

Close to shops in Broadford, easy to find. Free WiFi and decent bunk beds.

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4.8
out of 5

22nd October 2017:

Lovely Hostel!

Tips:

Unbelievable nature view! Perfect mountains to tracking

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4.8
out of 5

20th October 2017:

The owner is a really nice man who knows much about Skye. If you have any questions about ths travelling or hiking (etc.etc.), he most certainly offers good advice. The shower and beds were lovely, although it can be a bit cold in the house itself.

Tips:

Rent a car at Kyle of Lochans before going to Skye!

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5
out of 5

19th October 2017:

Excellent drying room, very friendly A spare toilet roll in toilets would be an advantage.

Tips:

Chippy and Indian filled a hole very nicely

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Owner Response:

Gordon Brown said it was all part of your assessment Ally ;-)

4.8
out of 5

17th October 2017:

Far and away the nicest hostel I’ve stayed in! Seems silly but the carpeted floors felt homey. Shower was hot, bed comfortable, fireplace in the common area.

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Owner Response:

Thanks Hannah. Hope you managed to squeeze everything in on Skye before the trip to Edinburgh.

5
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13th October 2017:

A great place to stay! Will definitely return !

Tips:

The village has everything you need when stopping over,traveling

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4.8
out of 5

8th October 2017:

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4
out of 5

7th October 2017:

Good hostel, I would have appreciated a bedside light, some hooks to hang for cloths and/or a shelf/cupboard in the room. Thank you!

Tips:

The recommended walk at Kinloch was highly enjoyable and appreciated as walk the little walk to the pier. Cafesia was a good place for dinner.

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5
out of 5

5th October 2017:

Like a home from home!

Tips:

Broadford is good base for touring Skye. Shops close to Hostel to stock up on lunch and restaurants and pubs within walking distance. Walks and climbs to last you a lifetime

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4.8
out of 5

5th October 2017:

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Owner Response:

Great to meet you and Gen and really enjoyed having you around. Hope to see you gain, Mike

4.8
out of 5

2nd October 2017:

excellent, clean and warm

Tips:

it's Skye - take waterproofs

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5
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2nd October 2017:

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4.8
out of 5

29th September 2017:

This hostel was in such a fantastic location. Very easy to catch the bus and see all of Skye. I would definitely stay here again!

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5
out of 5

29th September 2017:

Had some useful tips from Mike regarding making my way onto the Cuillins.

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4.5
out of 5

28th September 2017:

Staff is super friendly! Thanks Mike for always coming to chat and offer advice for the day!

Tips:

Shoes for the shower would be the only one. The shower pressure was fantastic but the floor of it didn't look the cleanest.

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4
out of 5

27th September 2017:

Accommodation very good with friendly environment and easily accessible facilities - all we could have hoped for.

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4.3
out of 5

24th September 2017:

The owner of the hostel is very friendly and staff are very helpful when needed. Unfortunately, sometimes we do not know who are members of the staff. Good place for those who have physical disabilities to stay and the view of the sea is a wow factor. Recommendations of places to see from the staff are bang on! When older people are staying and needed more heat in the night, unfortunately, heaters are on timers. I would have rated a half point higher but it is not possible. Somehow there still the smell of old people's home lingering a bit. The rooms are on safety lock so once we left the room, we are sure our things are safe. The environment is safe and secure, anyway. We would love to come back and stay here, though!

Tips:

The hostel is a 5 min walk to a Co-op Stirs so do not bring a lot of food to prepare. If you want boating trips, prepare for good financing. To see the fairy pools, wear Wellington boots! If you do not fancy cooking there is a restaurant, about 2minutes from the hostel. If you fancy coffee in Portree, go before 5 pm as most have closed. One if the staff in the Visitors information office has really gone out of his way to help. Very commendable! If you are visiting Isle of Skye, give it at least two days to go around just sightseeing.

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4.8
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20th September 2017:

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4.8
out of 5

20th September 2017:

Staff were friendly and helpful but could usefully be more visible (Logo-ed T-shirts maybe?)and available. Often it would be down to residents to admit new visitors and help them try to find staff.

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Owner Response:

HI Kenneth It was great having you guys around for the week and we're glad you enjoyed your stay. I've ordered high-vis jackets for the staff uniform! More seriously though, thank you for the feedback and helping out by the sound of it. Best wishes, Mike

5
out of 5

20th September 2017:

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4.5
out of 5

19th September 2017:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

18th September 2017:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.8
out of 5

17th September 2017:

Nice and friendly hostel, felt like at home!

Tips:

The spanish restaurant nearby is very good!

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5
out of 5

16th September 2017:

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4.8
out of 5

14th September 2017:

Thanks for storing our bikes for a couple of days! It was super helpful.

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4.3
out of 5

13th September 2017:

Great place - nice location, very friendly and helpful staff (Chris managed to saw off the bike lock I forgot the key for. Kitchen facilities were great, friendly lounge, lots of hot water. Rooms very basic, but think this is well reflected in the price.

Tips:

There is tea and sugar available! Liked the "free food" box where other people have left stuff behind.

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5
out of 5

11th September 2017:

Loved our stay! Really nice atmosphere and friendly staff!

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4
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9th September 2017:

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4.8
out of 5

9th September 2017:

Good location. Fantastic setup, has all you need and good value. Great staff, super helpful, even down to sharing the whisky :) If you are walking on Skye, stay here.

Tips:

Skye basecamp has great facilities for cooking but the local Claymore pub does good food, ale and whisky.

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5
out of 5

6th September 2017:

Great place to stay. Staff gave great recommendations and were always around to help. Really glad I found this hostel. It's great to be around outdoor enthusiasts while traveling. It made it really easy while visiting Skye.

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5
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4th September 2017:

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4.3
out of 5

4th September 2017:

everything was fine, i have just two points: 1. the staff should check for the quiet after 23.00 - there were some guests quite noisy till 1am 2. poor wi-fi signal - it would be nice to place a few wi-fi repeaters to strength the signal in other parts of the house.

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Owner Response:

Thank you for your review and feedback. We are very sorry for the disturbance you had and also any wifi inconvenience. The irony is that BT installing fibre-optic in the village seems to have created more problems rather than fewer.

5
out of 5

28th August 2017:

It is the very friendly place, great start for all trips. Clean room and fluffy bed stuff. Perfectly equipped kitchen. Brand new bathroom with hot shower. Parking place for your cars. Some free coffee, tea, and sugar for emergency and free food from previous tourists available. Lot of space in the fridge for everybody, plastic boxes for your dry food.

Tips:

Visit it and you will see :)

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4.5
out of 5

27th August 2017:

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4.8
out of 5

27th August 2017:

I really enjoyed my stay in the hostel, the staff is very helpful, the place is nice and clean. I definitely recommend this hostel.

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4.8
out of 5

26th August 2017:

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5
out of 5

26th August 2017:

What a nice play to stay. We enjoyed the people and appreciated the tidiness of the hostels. Kind staf who are always around for any help.

Tips:

A very good place when you travel from the Highlands and want to explore the Isle of Skye by car for a couple of days. Search instead for A very good place when you travel from the Higlands and want to explore the Isle of Skye by car for a copple of days.

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5
out of 5

24th August 2017:

La verdad es que al ser tan nuevo todos los servicios están muy bien, la cocina completísima, las camas cómodas y el personal muy majo.

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4.8
out of 5

23rd August 2017:

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Would Recommend: Yes

4.3
out of 5

23rd August 2017:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

22nd August 2017:

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

17th August 2017:

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4.5
out of 5

14th August 2017:

Tips:

Very nice town, the deli Gasta right at the corner was very good.

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4.8
out of 5

9th August 2017:

Very welcoming and relaxed atmosphere, clean and tidy rooms and first class showers. Dining and kitchen area could do with being a little larger especially when the hostel is busy. There were no spare tables to sit at and cutlery was in short supply, but otherwise I would highly recommend Basecamp.

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5
out of 5

7th August 2017:

Friendly helpful staff, very homely environment with enough sociable space that you can interact with others without feeling crowded. Very knowledgeable staff, able to offer up to date advice on what to do and where to visit.

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5
out of 5

31st July 2017:

Very very very good, exceeded my expectations! I especially want to mention the cleanliness of the whole place and the very good equipped kitchen. I felt really good and would love to come back here. Thanks Mike for all your advice!

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5
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26th July 2017:

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5
out of 5

24th July 2017:

Great hostel, friendly staff, brilliant location and facilities, would highly recommend

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5
out of 5

24th July 2017:

Really enjoyed staying here!! Was made to feel at home straight away. Much better than other hostels in the area. Thank you so much!

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4
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20th July 2017:

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4.3
out of 5

19th July 2017:

We were made to feel very welcome. Will recommend this accommodation to friends.

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4.5
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16th July 2017:

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5
out of 5

15th July 2017:

Very clean. Kitchen is super clean, staff is helpful, warm, friendly. One of the best hostels we have ever visited.

Tips:

Very limitef public transportation to any sites. Nearly impossible to see fairy pools or castle as the bus is limited. Fantastic view of the sea. Quiet little town.

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5
out of 5

12th July 2017:

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5
out of 5

8th July 2017:

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5
out of 5

5th July 2017:

Wonderful stay of three nights. We were even given a free upgrade to a private room for one night as the hostel was not too busy. Clean facilities, bathrooms and showers clean, wonderfully equipped kitchen (!!!!), common room and even a pool room. We only intended to stay for two nights, however, due to a booking problem with another hostel we decided to call Skye Basecamp spontaneously around 10pm and they were very accommodating and offered us a room. Thanks a lot!!! :)

Tips:

Co-op nearby, Broadford also good location, few restaurants within walking distance, however, be aware that Skye is an island - supermarkets close at 10pm. Trying to find food after 10pm can be tricky.

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5
out of 5

28th June 2017:

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4.3
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24th June 2017:

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5
out of 5

22nd June 2017:

Lovely place, nice atmpsphere, staff were so welcoming! Awesome drying rooom.

Tips:

Co-op has everything. Cooking facilities are good as Basecamp and after a day on the hills it is nice not to have to go out to eat - there seemed to be something of a culture of cooking nice things! Lovely lounge too.

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5
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17th June 2017:

I gave 5s as it ticked all I was after with no disappointments thank you.

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5
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13th June 2017:

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5
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12th June 2017:

This is a friendly and comfortable facility. We enjoyed our stay. It was good to be in a hill-walking context and to speak to the guides that came in and out.

Tips:

We enjoyed a meal at the seafood restaurant next door; although not cheap, it is a good place for an occasion and something a bit special.

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4.3
out of 5

5th June 2017:

Great location, small but clean and comfortable rooms, and free real coffee and stove top mochas! What's not to like?

Tips:

Hitchhike around - buses are infrequent, and off the main through route, serve school kids rather than tourists, so have unhelpful timetables

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5
out of 5

2nd June 2017:

Very friendly staff that are easy going, clean everywhere and good facilities.

Tips:

Cuillin ridge is the best in Britain for scrambling, what more could you want? Rain gear and a happy outlook on life is required.

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5
out of 5

1st June 2017:

We had such a great stay at skye basecamp. Will definitely come again and highly recommend. Staff were all so friendly and helpful, felt very homely.

Tips:

Perfect location and great spot for beach walks when not venturing into the mountains. Seafood in all restaurants was amazing!

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4.3
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31st May 2017:

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Owner Response:

Sorry wasn't half way along the Ridge for you Rich ;-)

4.8
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31st May 2017:

Really friendly staff and a great accommodation choice, although it is a wee drive to the honey pot of the Cuillin. As a mountaineer I always look for 3 main things - hot showers, a great drying room and comfortable beds. Skye Basecamp ticks all of those boxes. Highly recommended

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5
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28th May 2017:

Base camp had all the facilities we needed for an enjoyable stay. The drying room was especially appreciated. The highlight of the trip organised by you was Tamsin Gay. What a lovely person and thoroughly professional guide. Tamsin listened to our plans and her insights helped improve those plans. Her explanations and decisions were clear and sensible. We felt totally secure with Tamsin's technical skills, after all, we are not real climbers. She identified the least confident member of our party. Tamsin showed patience and politeness when short-roping one of the group after the Inn Pinn. Her calmness and attention to detail was impressive. Finally, Tamsin organised the sunshine for our Inn Pinn day. All three of us would be more than happy to use Tamsin and Skyeguides again. Best wishes for the future, Stuart

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The Harbour Restaurant and Creelers were very good.

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4.5
out of 5

24th May 2017:

Friendly and comfortable basecamp

Tips:

The Crellers fish restaurant next door is excellent. Also, ask for the swimming pool just past Torrin

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4.3
out of 5

22nd May 2017:

Welcoming hostel and friendly staff. Made to feel right at home, really nice feel about it.

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4.8
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13th May 2017:

Not a typical hostel - more an accomodation for mountaineers nice stuff and owner, giving you good information about hiking, etc. fells like beeing in a private house with friends, not in a hostel - very comfy no bunk beds :) nice rooms nice and good equiped kitchen just one negative thing: wifi didn't work very good

Tips:

petrol station, shop close to the hostel facilities to park the car in front of the hostel easy to reach and a good spot do explore the Cullin Mountains

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5
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7th May 2017:

Top bunks need space for bags etc as bottom bunks get the floor space first. Perhaps top bunks could have somewhere to put glasses phone torch.

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5
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7th May 2017:

Wifi can be a bit dodgy sometimes

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The chip shop is very good and the coop

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4.5
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18th April 2017:

Enjoyed our stay, all positive except found it expensive. just found another new hostel in Skye and they are half the price that you are! Disappointed.

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Plenty info in the hostel for travellers.

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Owner Response:

Hi Angie Very glad you enjoyed your stay but sorry if £25 a night was too expensive for you. It is worth stating here in reviews that we are deliberately not aiming for the cheap and cheerful market and pride ourselves in the high quality of our most important facilities- Power showers Crisp clean linen on solid wood beds Bespoke drying room Chesterield couches Pool room Our spacious & fully equipped kitchen. We are undeniably surprised that anyone is able to offer beds at £12-50 but hope that a stay with them is equally enjoyable. Best wishes from the Basecamp team.

5
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17th April 2017:

Enjoy staying in hostels on most climbing trips but this one is pretty special. Felt at ease from time of arrival due to a friendly welcome and a tour of the excellent facilities. Like all the best parties kitchen seems to be the social centre with much friendly discussion, advice and swapping of information between everyone. Will now be my accommodation of choice when climbing on Skye or even on the nearby mainland.

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So much to do on Skye, as mentioned a chat with Mike and staff and other guests would be my advice.

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5
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13th April 2017:

We were a group of 6 friends who stayed for one night at Skye Basecamp and we had a lovely time. We booked two of the front private rooms which had beautiful views of the sea and mountains. The hostel had a great kitchen and lounge area with lots of games and a pool table and the staff were all very helpful and friendly. Thanks for a great stay.

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5
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22nd February 2017:

Mike was a super host, upgrading us to the cottage next door - Hilton House which was spectacular!! I'd highly recommend it! The beautiful views of the sea lochs and the mountains are amazing. It is also perfectly located for the Cuillin mountain range and all the local cafe's and shops in Broadford.

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Try out cafe Sia for pizza, avoid the grabbro bar.

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Owner Response:

Great to have met you Zoe and glad you had such a good time. Hope you got some excellent photos to add to your portfolio!

4.5
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6th January 2017:

We stayed 2 nights and had a great time. The facilities are great and the atmophere is even better.

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Owner Response:

Glad to have enjoyed extending New Year celebrations with you all!

4.3
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6th December 2016:

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5
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4th December 2016:

Skye Basecamp was ideally located for our overnight stay while up on Skye upgrading the Coruisk Memorial Hut. Very comfortable with friendly and welcoming staff and excellent facilities. And the view over Broadford Bay isn't too bad either.

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5
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10th November 2016:

Very friendly place, cheerful staff were always helpful, definitely recommended to anyone heading to Skye on a budget.

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Too much to see and do on Skye to fit in here!

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5
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26th October 2016:

For me the things that matter are a friendly and warm atmosphere, easy to access facilities, such as kitchen, drying room, showers. Skye Basecamp is developing into a fantastic place and is very high in it's standards. I thoroughly recommend it and planning to return for another holiday very soon.

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Skye Basecamp is ideally located to some very good restaurants and loads of information about places to see and visit. A few miles towards Elgol, you'll find some fabulous beaches and magnificent lochs to photograph, with reflections of the Cuillins. It really is a photographers paradise and if you're into geology, you're really in for a treat :-) Too many amazing places to mention but Talisker Bay is within easy reach and a boat trip from Elgol to Loch Coruisk is a must.

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4.3
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24th October 2016:

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5
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24th October 2016:

Really comfortable, very welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Would definitely return, but for longer stay.

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5
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18th October 2016:

Very nice and friendly staff members. we had a very warmth welcome into the accommodation and help in taking all the luggages into the room. Also a guest within our group had mobility issues and got helped throughout the stay until we went to the bus stop when the stay was over. Staff member even helped and went an "extra Mile" to make my daughters birthday a special day while we were at the accommodation. we had a fabulous time and would totally recommend staying there. we will return for a longer stay in the near future.

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Co-operative supermarket Food just a 3 minutes walk from accommodation. Roomswith a sea view. beautiful walks by the sea and nice montains for hill walking!

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Owner Response:

Thanks Albertina. we loved having your team staying with us. So may laughs, beautiful cooking smells all the time and it was a pleasure to help you. Please say hi to everyone from us. Looking forward to the sports massage next time you come to visit us :-)

5
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3rd October 2016:

What a fantastic place to stay, the rooms are fitted out to the highest standard and if you've had a day out on the Cuillins the high spec, red hot showers are a great way to revive yourself. The staff I met (Annemarie, Chris & Natalia) were extremely helpful & great to chat with, not forgetting to mention Mike & Catriona who are also truly knowledgeable about all things on Skye.

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It's a 5 minute walk from Basecamp to the waters edge of Broadford Bay, watch out for sea otters here. This is where I saw my first one :-> Treating yourself to Lunch/Dinner, try Café Sia, Creelers or Deli Gasta they all do fantastic food.

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5
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27th September 2016:

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4.5
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27th September 2016:

Easily one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in! Fantastic and helpful owners, an amazingly kitted out kitchen, a drying room (really important with the weather) and awesome bathrooms!

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The buses at the weekend are infrequent, so plan ahead!

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4
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25th September 2016:

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4.5
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22nd September 2016:

Lovely and fresh and new. Could use a chair or two in Rm 7 and also power points for recharging phones overnight.

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4.3
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20th September 2016:

Really nice hostel, clean and comfortable. They ask that you book online though which can be annoying, especially if you are like us and had no internet!

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Owner Response:

Sorry about your booking experience. We are now a lot more familiar with our system then those first couple of weeks that we were open!

4
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20th September 2016:

Good base for Red and Black Cuillins. Above average hostel with comfortable beds, a lounge and good kitchen facilities so could cook, get a takeaway or eat out. Well hosted and would certainly recommend it. I expect to use it again.

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The Cuillins are the obvious 'to do', but Skye can provide other sites (Fairy Pools, crofting museums, Storr, etc.) The local co-op is well-stocked and has unusually cheap petrol for the highlands. Good chippie; Sligachan Hotel (a short scenic drive) for meals

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4.8
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13th September 2016:

good beds, nice people, next to the beach.

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4.5
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11th September 2016:

Skye Basecamp was a really good accommodation. I consider it good value for the money. The staff was really friendly, the kitchen facilities are extraordinary fantastic and it was very clean. In general, it had a good atmosphere. The only thing that was a little bit unpleasant was the shower I had in the morning. I had to wait a number of Minutes until the shower gave me some warm water and it didn't last long enough. After another long wait, the warm water finally came back, but it was still quite an surprisingly unpleasant start into the day. But apart from that, everything was absolutely perfect, so thank you very much!

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In walking distance, next to the co-op, there was a little bookshop. I really enjoyed its atmosphere with these old (but cheap) books around. If you happen to travel around Skye, you should definitely visit the Old man of Storr.

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