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.
SIH hostels are reopening with care across Scotland. Please check individual hostels for opening dates and facilities available.
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.
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“We stayed for one night only as we were on our way to Isle of Skye. The staff were very friendly and the room was basic but clean. No isssues re cleanliness and there was disinfectant at the entrance in the hotel. However as the room is so basic it would be hard to stay longer there. Also quite pricey although everything else in the area was even more expensive ”
16 Aug 2020
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