Loch Ness Backpackers Lodge, Coiltie Farmhouse, East Lewiston, Drumnadrochit, Inverness, IV63 6UJ

Call Patrick & Nikki Kipfmiller on 01456 450807

Loch Ness

Your Highland home away from home. Owners Patrick and Nikki and their team provide a warm welcome in all weathers, with free tea and coffee, a wood-burning stove, a well-stocked bar (25+ Scottish beers and 25+ Scotch whiskies!), a large guest kitchen and lots of local information.

The farmhouse dates back to the 18th century; nowadays it retains its charm but has been modernized to ensure that you get a good night's sleep and a nice hot shower in the morning before you head out to explore the spectacular surroundings.

Within easy walking distance of Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle, pubs, cafes, restaurants and a supermarket. A perfect location for activity or relaxation surrounded by spectacular scenery. Guided hikes, fishing, watersports, mountain biking and much more can all be arranged locally. Inverness is just 25 mins by car or bus.

On the Great Glen Way. BBQs, outside seating, and garden all provided. Laundry service is available. Meals can be arranged for groups. Dogs welcome in specific rooms (but please call in advance). Free parking

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aMixed dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
pClothes washing facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
yYHA Affiliated
ZDogs by arrangement
9Best Price Guarantee


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5 Reasons why Loch Ness Backpackers Lodge is THE place to stay while visiting Loch Ness

March 31st 2023

Welcome to Loch Ness, one of the most breathtaking and famous destinations in Scotland. At the heart of it all, is Loch Ness Bathpackers Lodge; an accommodation that is guaranteed to provide you with a comfortable stay while you explore the wonders of this legendary loch.

Here are five reasons why the Loch Ness Bathpackers Lodge is amazing:

1. Proximity to Loch Ness

The location of this lodge is unbeatable. Situated just a stone’s throw away from the infamous Loch Ness, it offers unparalleled access to the lake and all its attractions. Whether you want to go on a boat ride, visit the Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition, or simply enjoy the stunning scenery, you won’t have to travel far from the lodge.

2. Affordable rates

Loch Ness Bathpackers Lodge offers budget-friendly accommodation without compromising on comfort and amenities. If you are looking for an affordable option for your visit to Loch Ness, this lodge is an excellent choice.

3 .A comfortable and welcoming atmosphere

The lodge offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, making it the perfect place to relax after a day of exploring. The rooms are clean and comfortable, and the staff is friendly and accommodating, making your stay a truly enjoyable one.

4. Variety of room options

The Loch Ness Bathpackers Lodge offers a range of accommodation options to suit your needs. From private rooms to shared dormitories, you can choose the option that works best for you and your budget.

5. Access to local attractions

Apart from being close to Loch Ness, the lodge is also conveniently located near other local attractions such as Urquhart Castle, the Great Glen Way, and the Highland Wildlife Park. Whether you are interested in history, nature, or outdoor activities, you will find plenty to do in the area.

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