Which ever part of Scotland you visit, you will find an Independent Hostel nearby to stay in. Many Hostels are completely unique accommodation, from converted lighthouses and railway carraiges to crofts and ancient historic buildings. Hostel owners are invariably interesting individuals with a deep knowledge of the beautiful area of Scotland where they have chosen to live. The description "Hostel" includes bunkhouses, bothies , group accommodation and activity accommodation as well as Hostels. For a description of the various types of accommodation click here. This website is designed to help you find Hostel Accommodation which is perfect for you. You can search through the Hostel Search box, email direct to Hostel Accommodation providers in specific areas or if you know the name of your Hostel, search the A-Z. All our hostels are displayed on the Google map and you can download the SIH Hostel Guide 2012.
Find a Hostel Search Box
You can enter an enquiry into our “Find a Hostel” box found in the margin of every page. Type in the name of the hostel , the area and/or the town to help you locate a hostel geographically.
Email SIH hostels in an area of Scotland
To find out which of the hostels in your chosen area have availability, use our “email our hostels” search box with the details of your accommodation requirements and Hostels who have availability will respond to you. You can email up to three areas of Scotland at any one time; click here for the contact form
A-Z of SIH Hostels
Our A-Z of Scottish Hostels lists all our hostels alphabetically, or, by clicking on the Scotland map you can view Hostels by area.
The Google Map shows where SIH Hostels are to be found across Scotland. Always check with the hostel for detailed location and directions
Download the SIH Hostel Guide
The SIH Hostel Guide is a handy leaflet which provides the contact information of all our hostels. It is available from all Tourism Information Centres and from our the Hostels within our network. You can download the Guide from the link on the bottom of the home page and print it.