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Hitchin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016

After 2 nights spent in an awful hostel, I was so grateful to have booked into this one. It is in a terrific location overlooking the harbour and mountains. It has a homely feel and lots of spacious to not only have privacy but to fully relax. A large kitchen with everything, large dining room and lounge. Really good wifi....

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SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Ullapool Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi HayleyV854, Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.Its great to see you had an enjoyable experience and enjoyed homely feel of the hostel. Debbie and the team work tirelessly to ensure everyone has a great time and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Dan

Germany
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Gorgeous seeview, nice little rooms (Twin room), well equipped and clean. Very friendly people. A really nice stay overall. Good pub right next to the hostel. Hostel strongly recommended - it's resonably priced.

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SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Ullapool Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Marco G, Thanks for your kind review, I will pass onto Debbie and the team who work hard to ensure everyone has a good stay. We hope to welcome you back soon Regards Dan

Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the hostel for one night and it was superb. After 5 night of wild camping this hostel felt like heaven. Beds and bedding were really comfortable, bunks sturdy. The sitting room was super cosy with an unbeatable view over loch broom. There is a drying room if you arrive as a trekker or cyclist. The staff was...

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SYHAHostelling, General Manager at Ullapool Youth Hostel, responded to this review

HI Fraeulein L, Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.Its great to see you had a good stay and I will pass on your kind words to Debbie and the team. Regards

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This hostel is a great place where you can meet people like minded. The hostel is managed by very friendly staff, and despite there are only two members staff but its constantly clean and tidy. Staff is very friendly and helpful. I will go there again this summer to repeat this great experience.

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SYHAHostelling, General Manager at Ullapool Youth Hostel, responded to this review

hi osboxeco Thanks for your review and I will pass on your lovely comments to the team who work hard to ensure all guests have a great experience. We look forward to welcoming you back Regards

lulyj
Reviewed 12 April 2016

this is a good basic hostel - I have stayed a number of times - it is a good location but the rooms can be expensive compared to a B and B if you are travelling in a group. The kitchen is big and has some pots and pans and crockery and cutlery, the showers are good but there is...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Hostel staff very approachable and friendly. Great location just along to the RIGHT when leaving the terminal. Communal areas on ground floor include a quiet room which is nice to see. Stairs to dormitories and WC's. Local fish chips drinks etc maybe a bit on the more expensive side although appear to be well supported particularly if on shore front....

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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We (5 friends) visited during the Easter Break which happened to be at the same time as a large ish group from the all weather ramblers. The hostel feels very small and if there is a large group about who (inevitably) do things at the same time then the hostel feels even smaller. Some of the signs indicate that you...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2015

I have stayed at this Hostel on a number of occasions , location overlooking the harbour . Plenty of choices for .places to eat , hostel is very well managed and would recommend it to anyone . Great area for walking , plus wonderful scottish scenery .

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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Impressive from outside, modest from the inside; but perfect for one who wants to wash clothes, get deep into conversationes and respects recycling. This place was my rescue really- after a long trip, I found everything I needed from here. And Tom from the reception gave the cherry to the top; excellent service, good and honest talks, and Buddhist flags...

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Missoula, Montana, United States
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

For what you pay, this hostel isn't really worth it. Paying $35/night and having no free wifi is absurd! The location is the best thing about it, but Ullapool is so small it hardly makes a difference! You also can't enter the hostel between 10 and 4:30, and you get locked out after midnight. Next time I'd pay extra for...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ullapool Youth Hostel has a spectacular location on the seafront, offering wonderful, ever-changing views over Loch Broom and the Beinn Dearg mountain range. Rooms vary in size and include both private and multi-share, a well-equipped self-catering kitchen, two small lounges and an excellent laundry and drying room. There is also a dining area where you can eat breakfast while watching the fishing boats, birds and seals in the harbour. Wi-Fi during your stay: We do our best to deliver a free Wi-Fi service but apologise that connectivity, particularly in our rural locations, can be intermittent due to the level of our current broadband provision along with high usage when the youth hostel is busy. Please be assured we are endeavouring to improve where we can. We thank you for your patience and understanding. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ullapool Youth Hostel

Address: Shore Street, Ullapool IV26 2UJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Ullapool
Price Range: £43 - £104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Private and family rooms are available”
 of 5 bubbles Mounthooly, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view to the harbour if possible”
 of 5 bubbles TartanCat57, 6 May 2015 | Read review
“I'm not sure what the selection is, but ours had a wonderful waterfront view and even with the windows open, little street noise from outside.”
 of 5 bubbles nickmcw, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“I think we stayed in room 6 which offered a great view out on the loch.”
 of 5 bubbles 824alecw, 14 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Famale rooms on 1st floor face the loch. Excellent view.”
 of 5 bubbles chanlynn_ho, 27 Dec 2011 | Read review
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