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Fort William Backpackers

Overall Rating
92%
Alma Road
Fort William, Scotland
PH33 6HB
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Fort William Backpackers is a charming Victorian building with a fun, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. We know how important it is to be able to relax after a hard days exploring and our cosy hostel is the perfect place to re-charge your batteries and share the tales of your adventures. We have a fabulous, elegant lounge with a REAL open fire, books, games, a hostel guitar and probably the best view in town! It’s a great place to meet like-minded people whilst drinking as much free tea, coffee & hot chocolate as you like! Our fully equipped self-catering kitchen comes complete with everything you will need to prepare your meals & packed lunches and has plenty of storage and fridges available for you to use. There are a couple of supermarkets within a 10 minute walk so it’s easy to stock up with supplies and in the summertime you are welcome to use our BBQ on our patio. We serve an optional breakfast of cereal, toast, fruit juice & a freshly baked Scottish scone. Its £2.00 for a ‘wee bit of everything’ or, if you prefer, you can simply prepare your own. The choice is yours! Our lovely spacious dining room has great views out to the surrounding countryside, free WiFi and an internet café style computer available for our guests to use. We also have a private ‘Skype Den’ with its own cosy fire that’s perfect for keeping in touch with loved ones and boasting about your latest adventures! If the weather's good, we'll be outside enjoying our patio area either having a BBQ or sitting around the fire pit enjoying the stars so come and join us. In the evening you can chill out in our lounge and exchange stories with fellow guests or stroll down to the choice of local pubs and restaurants that are literally minutes away. Fort William has a lively pub atmosphere and there is live music available on most nights. You can even have a dram or 2 of the local Ben Nevis whisky and head out to party ‘Highland Style’ at the Skipinnish Ceilidh House. slàinte mhath! Our hostel reception is open from 07.00 – 12.00 & 17.00 – 22.30 If you arrive in the afternoon before reception reopens, feel free to help yourself to a cup of tea and we will check you in at 17.00 Please note that the latest time you can check into our hostel is 22.30 Please bring photographic identification with you as you will need it to be able to check in. (This is a legal requirement – sorry!) If any guest within your booking is under the age of 17 you MUST contact us BEFORE making the reservation online ***As our accommodation is mainly comprised of dorm rooms, we can only accept families with children if there is a suitable room available for sole occupancy. Please contact us directly before booking to ensure that there is a suitable room available. The maximum number of people allowed to sleep in our twin room is 2*** Unfortunately, due to past experiences, we are unable to accept stag or hen parties.