Fort William Backpackers

Address: Alma Road, Fort William, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, PH33 6HB, United Kingdom | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Alma Road, Fort William, is near Jacobite Steam Train, Steall Waterfall, Ben Nevis Whisky Distillery, and West Highland Museum.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsFort William Backpackers

    Reviewed by rachbritton

    good spot

    by (37 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    We stayed here for 1 night as part of the MacBackpackers tour. The rooms were big with big comfy beds, there was a fully equipped kitchen, dining around, big lounge room with fire and guitar, several bathrooms and an outdoor area where they put on big fires if it hasn't been raining. We were located in the center of town really, just up on a hill and a 10 min walk down int the main street. Our host was so lovely, she had everything we asked for and nothing was a problem! Breakfast in the morning for 2 pounds.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by peterward

    I initial impressions are a but shoddy

    Reviewed Nov 1, 2012
    by (9 reviews) Downham Market , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    I'll update this after I have spent my first night here. I have two nights in total.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Fort William Backpackers

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Fort William

    Scottish highland tour - day 4

    A travel blog entry by rachbritton on Nov 19, 2015

    So we waved goodbye to beautiful Isle of Skye and head down the West Coast of Scotland. Our first stop of the day was at the Eeliean Donan Castle, this castle was famously used in the movie Made of Honor with Patrick Dempsey. Apparently, it's someones actual home and its all modern on the inside. We took lots of pictures and visited the tourist …

    Day on Mull and Iona

    A travel blog entry by susanoke on Oct 28, 2015

    4 photos

    ... a new experience. Because we are into the winter season, the first ferry to Mull was not until 10 am, we had a leisurely breakfast at the boarding house, starting to chat and get to know the others on the tour. Cheryl and I have made an obvious connection with the German woman travelling on her own, and that is a good thing. We sat and chatted with her on the first 45 minute ferry. Once on Mull, we had ...

    Weekend in Lismore and Glencoe

    A travel blog entry by jimmyhudson on May 04, 2012

    31 photos

    ... a lack of wind. So in these benign conditions we made the ascent at a fairly leisurely pace. The northerly airflow resulted in excellent visibility while the location with sea lochs on three sides and ranks of mountains to the north, east and south with islands to the west produced a spectacular 360 degree panorama. Following a straightforward descent we returned to the hotel by 6pm.
    As on Friday the view and liquid refreshment were an irresistible combination as ...

    It's a Little Chilly in the Heelands!

    A travel blog entry by nattynatnat on Feb 07, 2011

    6 photos

    I am amazed how the landscape in the Highlands is so similar to New Zealand. Great mountains rise up from the ground and lurk behind the clouds and as we drive along the weather is constantly changing. From drizzle to sleet, to snow and then sunshine again.

    We followed a winding road into the snow and stopped at a ski resort for a hot ...

    Off further north

    A travel blog entry by kilpatt on Aug 22, 2008

    ... Also purchased a new backpack here. After that continued on to Fort William where we intended to stay the night. All was quite busy here so decided to use Information centre for our accommodation and they found us a place called Clan MacDuff a couple of miles out of town. Very nice place and we ate our meals overlooking the Loch. Also booked 2 nights in Skye here as well just in ...