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Isle of Lewis - Ravenspoint

Kershader, Isle of Lewis HS2 9QA,, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9QA, Scotland

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Overall Rating 95%

From 38 Reviews

Hostel rating (38)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 96%
Cleanliness 98%
Location 93%
Security 94%
Service 96%
Comfort 95%
Green rating 93%

A newly refurbished hostel in the heart of South Lochs, nestled between the crystal clear waters of Loch Erisort to the North, and the Harris hills to the South. A great base for cycling, walking, wildlife and traditional Gaelic culture.

  • Dorm
    From $24.94
  • Private
    From $58.62
10 or more people?
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Isle of Lewis Hostel

Hostel Isle of Lewis

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

In this unspoilt area of the Highland wilderness, visitors can enjoy comfortable facilities and the opportunity to discover an area of outstanding natural beauty with many Gaelic-speaking communities.

The hostel is located in a renovated schoolhouse, which adjoins the shop and tea-room, and is tucked away in a quiet village far from the pressures of everyday life.

If you are searching for a peaceful retreat with beautiful views in an area where you can see Golden Eagles, Sea Eagles and many other birds and wildlife, and with opportunities for walking, cycling and other outdoor activities this is the place for you.

Prices

Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 14:00 and 17:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 18:00
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 5 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden

Accessibility

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers
  • Computer Charges - Free
  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Locker Type - In Room
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 06 Mar to 30 Oct

Reception:
From 11:30 to 17:30
Check-in:
From 14:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 01851 880236

hostel@ravenspoint.net

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Ravenspoint Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Callanish Standing Stones (More than 10km)
  • Bosta Beach (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

We expected a large hostel, as the website mentioned a shop, so we were surprised to find only 3 bedrooms. That was very nice though. A disappointment was the window in the twin room that had been waiting for repair for some time and couldn't be opened,despite the heat. We had to sleep with a fan on and the door open, otherwise is was too hot to sleep. Bedroom doors have no lock, but a safe is provided.

90%

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Corinne,

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Shop could stock a bit more variety of food.

97%

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Stanley,

Sun 08 Sep 2019

A most delightful hostel.

100%

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Angela,

Fri 06 Sep 2019

Brill stay ..helpful staff ... great location ..shop could maybe stock a bit more .

97%

Avatar for Stanley

Stanley,

Fri 06 Sep 2019

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Gym (Less than 500 m)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500 m)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500 m)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
Nearest airport is Stornoway Airport 24km.
Ferry/Boat
Cal Mac operates ferries to the islands 7 days a week
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Walking / Hiking

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