Skye Basecamp, Broadford, Isle of Skye

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Sleeps
8-34
Bedrooms
8
Dining
34
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Hostels
Great value hostel sleeping up to 34 with a games room, for exclusive or shared use, for outdoor enthusiasts visiting Skye

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Skye Basecamp, Broadford, Isle of Skye, sleeps 8-34 in 8 bedrooms.

Skye Basecamp offers the perfect base for exploring the Isle of Skye. Available for exclusive or shared use.

The hostel offers 34 beds in small shared dorms and private en suite rooms, many enjoying sea views across Broadford Bay. Facilities will particularly suit outdoor enthusiasts including walkers, climbers, paddlers and naturalists, but everyone is welcome! We have hot power showers, comfy solid wooden beds with fresh bedding and linens provided, and a great drying room.

The large kitchen/diner is the hub of the hostel, with everything you need to create culinary masterpieces! The stunning view of Broadford Bay dominates the spacious and relaxing lounge, which has a TV and DVD player with a wide selection of movies, a stereo and a karaoke machine for any pop stars in your party! There’s a pool table in the adjacent conservatory, plenty of board games and a book exchange. Outside is a lawned garden with outdoor seating and barbecue area.

Free WiFi, luggage and bike storage, laundry facilities and off-street parking are also available. Basecamp is centrally heated and has recently had new windows fitted throughout, so it is always warm and cosy no matter what the weather conditions outside are like.

Skye Basecamp is owned and run by Skye Guides, the island’s biggest mountain guiding company. Guides and staff are always willing to share their in-depth knowledge of Skye and offer free advice on current mountain conditions and route details, as well as recommendations of where to go and what to do, to make the most of your time on the island.

The seaside village of Broadford is right on the main A87 road through Skye and only a 10 minute drive from the Skye Bridge. Occupying a quiet spot in the centre of the village, guests can enjoy an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants and pubs which are all just a two minute walk from our front door. A short walk to the beach might reward you with sightings of otters, seals and other wildlife commonly seen. All of Skye's main walking routes, sights and attractions are within an hours' drive. There is a bus top within 200m where buses servicing the rest of the island as well as Inverness, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Facilities

The open plan kitchen is fully equipped and has ample food preparation and storage areas. Complimentary tea, coffee and hot chocolate is provided.
Three large dining tables can seat 20+ people. A radio, CD player, iPhone docking station and soft lighting help to create a cosy dining atmosphere.
A large but cosy lounge dominated by sea views is open to guests, with chesterfield couches, comfy armchairs, TV, DVDs, books, games and music.
The guest lounge has a TV, DVD player and stereo, and an eclectic selection of DVDs and CDs. The kitchen has a radio and iPhone docking station too.
Free WiFi is available throughout the property for all guests. Mobile phone reception is good, with most networks available.
A selection of board and card games are available in the lounge. There is a pool table and book exchange in the adjoining conservatory.
Skye Basecamp has central heating throughout, with radiators in all bedrooms and communal areas. Additional electric heaters are also available.
Skye Basecamp can accommodate 34 people across 8 bedrooms, in a mix of single beds and bunks. Four of these rooms have private en suite facilities.
Fresh bed linens and all bedding are provided as standard. Bath towels can be hired for £2.
Four bedrooms have en suite shower and/or toilet facilities. An additional four showers and four toilets are shared by other guests.
Four rooms are located on the ground floor, as are the guest kitchen and lounge. Works to improve our disabled facilities will be completed shortly.
Children of all ages are welcome at Skye Basecamp. We can supply a travel cot but do not provide any other child services or facilities.
Skye Basecamp has a lawned front garden with stunning views across Broadford Bay. Barbecue facilities and ample seating are provided in the garden.
The Lochalsh leisure centre is a 10-minute drive away and has a small swimming pool, gym, sauna and Jacuzzi.
Free off-street parking is available directly in front of the hostel, with space for up to 14 vehicles.
Smoking is not permitted anywhere within Skye Basecamp, however there are designated smoking areas outside the property.
Unfortunately we cannot accommodate pets.

Location

Skye Basecamp is located in a quiet part of the village of Broadford, just off the A87. Occupying an elevated position, the property enjoys uninterrupted views across Broadford Bay to the mainland.
Skye Basecamp is located in the small lively village of Broadford in the south of the Isle of Skye, a 10-minute drive from the Skye bridge and a 30 -minute drive from the island's capital Portree.
Within a few minutes' walk of Skye Basecamp there is a supermarket and a 24-hour fuel station. There are also lots of shops selling locally made goods including jewellery, knitwear and artwork.
Several great cafes, restaurants and pubs to suit all budgets are within a few minutes' walk of Skye Basecamp. These serve a mix of local produce including seafood, game and locally brewed beers.

Booking Information

Prices start at £20 per person per night. Discounts are available for larger groups and multi-night stays. The whole hostel can be booked for exclusive use by your party, or alternatively a sub-set of rooms can be reserved. Please contact us directly to discuss your group's specific needs.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
No
Breakfast
No
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
Yes
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
No
Open Fire
No
Disabled Access
Yes

Getting here

Lime Park
Broadford
Isle of Skye
IV49 9AE
United Kingdom
Kyle of Lochalsh station is 8 miles away. To get to the station buses and taxis are available. Trains run to Thurso and Inverness, with connections to Glasgow, Edinburgh and London.
There is a bus stop 200 metres from our front door with links to the rest of the island, and Inverness, Edinburgh, Fort William and Glasgow.
Our nearest airport is Inverness Airport, a 2 - 2.5 hour drive away. The airport has regular flights to and from the Outer Isles, Belfast, London and Amsterdam. Car hire is also available.

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Skye Basecamp, Broadford, Isle of Skye
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Ellie MacLennan

+44 (0)1471 820 044
Lime Park
Broadford
Isle of Skye
IV49 9AE
United Kingdom