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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Standard YHA quality as you would expect, room was decent asked for 6 bed dorm got a 2 bed twin so couldnt complain. Decent size kitchen and all the right available utensils for making meals. Also a great view over the water, and mountains especially in the morning and evening for sunrise and sunset....

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

Hi steve_cole1 Thanks for your review,Its great to see you ahd a decent experience and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Dan

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This is a well run and well equipped hostel in an excellent location. Easy access to shops. Views over the bay and good access to other Skye attractions. The kitchen is well kitted out and shower/washing facilities are sound. A comfortable lounge and dining area.

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

Hi Colin W Thanks for your lovely review following your recent stay with us. We hope to welcome you back soon Regards Dan

Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Having stayed at this hostel some ten years ago I was looking forward to a return visit as I recall it was a first class hostel. My wife and I booked a twin room with a sea views and were travelling as part of a larger group. I was surprised at the cost of the room at £171 for three...

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

Hi Robin L Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.I have noted your comments regarding the room and we will look at them to see how we can improve the service. I will pass on your kind words regarding the staff to the team there who work hard to ensure everyone...

Geel, Belgium
Reviewed 8 October 2016

we stayed here 3 nights, it is an older building, but never the less it is well equiped. Kitchen is large, possible to cook together with several people, without running in each others way. Also the dining area and common room are large and functional. staff is helpfull, wifi ok. I used my earplugs when I got to bed. because...

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

Hi 2016sarra, Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us,Its great to see you had a good time and we look forward to welcoming you back. Regards Dan

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The original plan was to camp on Skye but we decided to go for a youth hostel instead in order to avoid the devillish midges which are ferocious. We arrived a the youth hostel, the staff was not really friendly, we checked in, went to the room and saw the hundred of midges waiting for us inside the room. The...

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

Hi Caroline Thanks for taking the time to give feedback regarding our hostel following your recent visit. I see you didn't stay the night which is a great shame and I have noted your comments regarding the staff and will discuss with the team at broadford who pride themselves on customer service and cleanliness. Regards Dan

Reviewed 1 June 2016

Stayed in a dorm room, that was cramped and quite noisy. The hostel needs to be updated, feels like it hasnt been updated in a long time. Its location isnt convenient if dont have a car. The staff were helpful. Is probably one of the most run down syha ive stayed in.

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

Hi smithy2012a, Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.Im disappointed to see you feel it was cramped and will discuss with the team to see where we can improve on this.I will pass on your kind words to the staff who as you say are always helpful. We hope to welcome you...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We had the attic room with the spectacular bay view, through a small window though. The shared bathroom was just next to our room, and few steps further for the toilet. Everything were kept to the simplest and we were given the pillow cases, bed sheets and duvet covers- all in 4 sets. We were required to put on the...

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SYHAHostelling, Manager at Broadford Youth Hostel, responded to this review

HI Scrapmum, Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay, Its great to see you enjoyed your hostelling experience at broadford and the children as well. We hope to see you back soon. Regards

Jicin, Czech Republic
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This place is excellent for travelling on a budget. The price is very friendly and the quality is so much better than what I have seen for a higher price. We have stayed in a room with four beds, which was a bit small for this, but not too crammed. The common areas were nice, not particularly atmospheric, but they...

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

Dear MarekXcz, Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.Its great to see the staff were excellent as we pride ourselves on our customer care and have noted your comments about the atmosphere in the common areas and will discuss this with the team. Regards

Reviewed 4 November 2015

Room was okay for a short stay. The hostel is not near anything and quite a walk from the main road (public transport) especially in the rain. I found the staff member that served us to be very strange. The hostel is boring with no atmosphere. Good if you just want to catch up on sleep.

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Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Very cramped dorms and lacking in atmosphere or character. Ok for a cheap overnighter but not a comfortable base to explore Skye, even if you're used to the hostel style of lodging. Facilities are on par with all SYHA hostels, and fairly clean for a busy hostel. The location is quite good with a nice footpath into town and a...

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Broadford Youth Hostel is located close to the main road on the Isle of Skye. The youth hostel has an unrivalled coastal setting with views over Broadford Bay, while offering a central location with good public transport connections with amenities such as shops and restaurants all within walking distance. This makes Broadford Youth Hostel an ideal base for exploring the Island. The youth hostel offers excellent budget accommodation for individuals and groups. It is well equipped for all hostellers with a bike shed, laundry and drying room, small shop on site, internet access and Wi-Fi available. The fantastic self-catering kitchen and communal areas offer beautiful views over Broadford Bay and our helpful staff have lots of local information. 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 Broadford Youth Hostel

Address: Doctor Mackinnon Memorial Hospital Pier Road, Broadford IV49 9AA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Broadford
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Price Range: £43 - £59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Broadford Youth Hostel 3.5*
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“choose a room away from showers and toilets”
 of 5 bubbles 2016sarra, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be early if you want to cook in the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles scrapmum, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a dorm with a power socket!”
 of 5 bubbles Bernadette54, 28 Aug 2015 | Read review
“I would say all the rooms would be quiet as it is such a peaceful area.”
 of 5 bubbles marien556, 5 Feb 2015 | Read review
“It's going to depend on how mature and considerate your neighbours turn out to be, isn't it!”
 of 5 bubbles RaibeartAlba, 20 Jul 2013 | Read review
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