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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a riving late (we had called to let them know ) the kind care taker had our room ready for us☺he even gave myself and the kids lift to the pub👍 maybe a slight better mattress after a long days walking

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Mauchline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean and tidy. Self catering in the huts is a microwave, but you are only a short walk to get to a pud/restaurant . Everything you need for a good nights sleep before the next days hillwalking. I would definitely use these facilities again

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent weekend staying in the glamping pods. Pods were cosy, clean and comfortable. Dog friendly. Staff were very helpful and facilities were good. Lots to see and do around Kinlochleven and glencoe. Will definitely be back

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Thank Catherine M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Although the Hobbit house was small it was very comfortable and had everything we needed. The facilities in the hostel were good and the staff friendly and helpful. Would use it again if I was walking in that area.

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Thank Elizabeth B
Toronto
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great host. Great place. Beautiful scenery. Lodge was very clean. Had all the amenities. Washroom was very clean. Had a great time. I would recommend to everyone. The only thing is I had to bus there and that was inconvenient.

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Warrington
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Excellent location and a must for walkers on the west highland way. The owner and his staff are brilliant, they are helpful and very accommodating. It s location to the town is great just a short walk. The price and the rooms are very good.

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Thank matthewallan
Scotland
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay. Staff were super-really helpful and welcoming. Lovely little log cabin , and they provided pillows towel and sleeping bag ( if I wanted it) Hot clean shooter in hostel Midges a bit of s problem Well worth staying if doing West Highland Way

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Booked this in advance of a road trip north with my lad - see other reviews of The Ice Factor and The Tailrace Inn - and wasn't disappointed. Lovely picturesque setting on the banks of the fast-flowing early stages of the River Leven, and a massive generating hall. I've taken the liberty of inserting this piece from 'Treasured Places', one...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Staff were friendly nothing was a problem for them.Accomadation was clean and comfy. Excellently situated for walkers and cyclist many routes to choose from and right on the west highland way route.Shop near by for essentials locals very friendly.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

My son and I were walking the WHW backwards and got into Kinlochleven after our first day. We were a bit shattered and staying at the hostel rooms up the hill but Calum, the owner kindly gave us a lift for the short distance. It was well priced, clean and showers were good. Kitchen and communal areas were good and...

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Additional Information about Blackwater Hostel

Address: Lab Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4SG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Kinlochleven
Price Range: £38 - £81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“No cooking facilities. Only a microwave, so take this into account ”
 of 5 bubbles JohnnyandWilmaHowat, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Use the drying room for boots etc.”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethbO6864BI, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get there early!”
 of 5 bubbles mikedmeechan, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The two, 3 and 4 bunk bedrooms are the best choice, being obviously less crowded.”
 of 5 bubbles 416MichaelG416, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are best if your after an early night”
 of 5 bubbles 717deec, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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