Hostelling in a Scottish Independent Hostel is a great low-cost way to explore Scotland, always assured of a friendly welcome. Our Association represents 127 individual privately-run Hostels located throughout Scotland. All our Hostels have self-catering kitchens and other shared facilities and offer a range of rooms, from traditional bunkrooms to private ensuite family rooms to suit backpackers, outdoor enthusiasts, families, couples and groups. Use our accommodation search to find the right Hostel Accommodation for you.
Pay less, experience more! Hostelling is the best way to experience the great Scottish outdoors with great value facilities and local knowledge.
Many of our Hostels are ideally located as a stopover on a cycling route or for mountain biking trails, often providing specialist facilities and information.
Stay in one of our City Hostels for fun, friendly and affordable accommodation for a holiday, seeing a show, shopping or a get together with friends.
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“This place is great. We have been 3 times there within last few years. Well placed in Fort Augustus and always full of great people and friendly staff. Best place to sto, especially when traveling with bigger group or with pet. Not overpriced and always clean. Best place to choose.”
22 May 2016