Argyll Travel Lodge
Argyll Travel Lodge (formerly Argyll Backpackers Hostel) is a new, purpose-built self-catering hostel for those that ‘do’ and those that ‘don’t’ do hosteling!!! On the A83 in the hamlet of Inverneil only 10 miles north of Tarbert, with fantastic views overlooking Loch Fyne, its in a great position for all, whether travelling north, south, east or west! We’re also dog-friendly, and don’t charge for them.
There are 7 bedrooms of varying sizes suitable for couples, families, groups or individual travellers as follows;
1x double bedded room; 1x triple bedded (double with single above; 2x twin (in bunks); 2x 4 bedded (in bunks) one can take an extra bed; and 1x 6 bedded (in bunks)...the 4 & 6 bedded are ensuite, (6 bedded is fully accessible). As the whole hostel is on the ground floor it’s suitable for all users. The pine bunks beds are purpose built for adults (Euro sized) and extremely comfy...and all bedding is supplied. Hot showers, drying/boot room, covered bike store (own lock required), private car park and free WiFi are all available.
The ‘Common-Room’ which overlooks the loch, has a lounge and dining area for up to 24 guests, and the fully equipped self-catering kitchen has 3x designated cooking areas, (one is also wheelchair accessible), each with it’s own double hob, kettle, toaster and sink. There’s also a tower unit of 3x microwaves, 2x mini ovens and grills as well as a large fridge and dry storage are for guest’s food. For large groups there are even 2x slow-cookers each with 20-25 portion capacities, so their cook can enjoy their days out too.
The ‘Common-room’ also has TV (Freeview), DVD’s, guitar, electric keyboard, various books & games and even a PlayStation to keep you amused.
Outside the ‘Common-room’ there’s a terraced area with seating/tables and at the side, overlooking Inverneil Burn, there’s plans for a BBQ/fire pit for guests to enjoy when the weather allows (own charcoal/wood required).
For those wishing more privacy...we also have a double bedroomed fully contained self-catering apartment above the hostel….its lounge has a double bed settee for any extra guests too.
For more information and rates, please visit our website www.argyllbackpackers.com or if you prefer to chat about your requirements, call Pam on 01546 603366/07786 157727.