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Reviewed 2 May 2017

I almost don't want to tell people how special this place is, in case too many visitors spoil the peace! John runs a very special place, where you can go and just be yourself, rest, recharge your batteries and return to your normal life with...More

1  Thank Deirdre N
Response from john m, Owner at Iona HostelResponded 23 May 2017

Hello Deirdre, Thank you for your lovely message and I'm glad that you enjoyed your time on Iona. John.

Reviewed 22 March 2017

John, Collette and Misa created a heavenly environment which wrapped around us during our creative workshop which was held at the hostel. The location, next to a white secluded beach, could beat any Caribbean resort. The hostel lived up to and went beyond its eco...More

1  Thank Maxieinaberdeen
Response from john m, Owner at Iona HostelResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you! What a lovely review. It was a pleasure meeting you a few weeks ago and I hope you make it back someday. All best, John.

Reviewed 6 October 2016

Despite the exciting weather, gale force winds and torrential rain we loved our stay on Iona. We stayed in the Shepherds Bothy. Very cosy and romantic, just what you need apart from a bathroom and toilet which is in the youth hostel. Such a delightful...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Lovely place with friendly people. Warm welcome. Great common room with a wonderful kitchen, big table and cosy lounge. Very clean, good atmosphere - a real gem on the island! I don't think that was my last stay there :)

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

We knew Iona Hostel well before we chose to have our wedding and house party there and it was even more fantastic than we'd imagined! We booked the whole hostel for 4 nights and stayed with 20 family and close friends and it was perfect...More

Thank Rachel C
Response from john m, Owner at Iona HostelResponded 7 September 2016

Thanks Rachel, it was a pleasure seeing you both and I'm glad that you had a happy time. Best wishes, John.

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"One twin room avaialble if you book well ahead, otherwise small dormitories with bunk beds."
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"Its a good 10 mins walk from the ferry. Remember its self catering although there are some basic supplies for..."
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"This is a hostel... bunk beds, shared rooms... great showers & good kitchen facilities. Suits people who..."
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"Views in every direction"
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