Sandra's Backpackers is set in the centre of Thurso, the UK’s most northerly town. This simple hostel offers rooms and dorms with free Wi-Fi, shared bathrooms, free bed linen and towels. Each of the dorms and rooms at Sandra’s Backpackers has a TV, and either a double bed or bunk beds. You will have access to a shared kitchen, a dining room and a common room with a wide-screen TV, a DVD player and Wi-Fi. The hostel also has a snack bar. Staff can provide information on the surrounding area. You can visit nearby Viking settlements and Caithness’ dramatic cliffs and coastline. You can go surfing, cycling and walking in the area. You can catch a ferry to the Orkney Islands from Thurso. Wick is a 30-minute drive away and Dornach can be reached in 90 minutes by car.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

FREE parking!


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 single bed
and
1 double bed
2 single beds
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.3
Facilities
7.3
Cleanliness
7.2
Comfort
7.1
Value for money
8.1
Location
8.8
Free WiFi
8.2
Low score for Thurso
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Property surroundings

Facilities of Sandras Backpackers

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Activities
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is needed).
    Services
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Luggage storage
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • 24-hour security
    General
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Sandras Backpackers takes special requests - add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 12:00 to 22:00

    Check-out

    From 01:00 to 10:00

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in

    Pets

    Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Cash Sandras Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Please let the property know your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking or contact the property.

    FAQs about Sandras Backpackers

    • Sandras Backpackers offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Golf course (within 3 km)

    • The prices at Sandras Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Sandras Backpackers is 400 yards from the centre of Thurso. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Sandras Backpackers is from 12:00, and check-out is until 10:00.