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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“Everything about the hostel was fine but we had to endure blaring music from the bar until 2am. Even then we had to ask for it to be turned off when we discovered that the bar wasn't even open! What we were needing was a good nights sleep before a hard race day and instead we got none”
3 Jul 2016