Independent Hostelling in Scotland

Hostelling in a Scottish Independent Hostel is a great low-cost way to explore Scotland.  Find a warm welcome and guaranteed standards of accommodation in all Scottish Independent Hostels (SIH), an Association of over 120 individual privately-run Hostels located throughout Scotland.  Independent Hostels have self-catering kitchens and other shared facilities and offer a range of rooms, from traditional bunkrooms to ensuite family rooms.  Many hostels cater for groups, with some offering exclusive use.  If you are a backpacker, outdoor enthusiast, family or group, explore our website or use our accommodation search facility to find the right Hostel Accommodation for you

21 reasons to go Hostelling in 2014!

For those who have not been Hostelling for a while or those who have never tried it, here are 21 reasons to go Hostelling in Scotland in 2014. Find out more>

Scottish Independent Hostels

Happy 21st Birthday Scottish Independent Hostels!

Since its inception 21 years ago, SIH has grown to be the face of Independent Hostelling in Scotland with over 120 Hostel Members. Read some great insights about Independent Hostelling on our blog. Find out more>

SIH Hostel Guide

The SIH Hostel Guide 2014 is available to download in PDF format here. Download



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