Hostelling in a Scottish Independent Hostel is a great low-cost way to explore Scotland. Individual travellers, couples, families and groups of all ages will all be assured of a friendly welcome. Choose from 125 privately-run hostels located throughout Scotland from remote islands and small communities to bustling towns and cities. All our hostels have self-catering kitchens and other shared facilities while offering a range of rooms, from traditional bunkrooms to private ensuite family rooms. Use our accommodation search enquiry service to find the perfect hostel accommodation for you.
Check out our Hostels which are located in areas offering fantastic outdoor activities, with many specialising in providing outdoor pursuits
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.
Read our blog to find out more about our new SIH App with special features such as "hostels near you" and directions to our hostels
Quickly find availability of all our Hostels in your chosen area of Scotland.
“Happy staff, great fun at the light hearted Quiz night. Breakfast reasonably priced and 'all you could eat' ....but the baked beans could have been hotter and it would be nice to have marmalade....but that's just minor stuff!”
15 May 2017