1 Loch Ness Backpackers

Inverness and Loch Ness

Sitting next to the Great Glen Way, our customers know us for our warm friendy welcome, comfortable rooms, great bar with massive range of Scottish beers and whiskies, and excellent location right by Urquhart Castle. Closest hostel to Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness and the Monster Exhibitions. Ideal accommodation and excellent facilities for individual guests and large and small groups.

Contact: Nikki and Patrick Kipfmiller

Coiltie Farmhouse
East Lewiston,
Inverness-shire, IV63 6UJ
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Tel: 01456 450 807
Mob: 07922414475
Grid Ref: NH513293
Beds: 30
Open: Open all year
Notes: we love dogs but only if we are pre-warned (as they can only go in certain rooms). Surcharge may apply.
Nearest Public Transport: 150m (ask driver to let you off at Lewiston)
Nearest Shop/Pub: 500m

Hostel accommodation for the Great Glen Way

1 Loch Ness Backpackers is a warm and friendly little Hostel with a relaxed atmosphere. The hostel is situated in the village of Lewiston a few minutes walk from Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle, the perfect location for activity or relaxation.

Excellent facilities

The Lodge has dormitories, a double room, a twin room and two family rooms, all linen included.  There are two sitting rooms, with a cosy log fire, 2 dining areas and a self-catering kitchen.  There is a bar and restaurant in the hostel, with music often on the go and the garden has a bbq area. Bathroom facilities are shared.

Perfect for large and small groups

The Hostel has grown from what was once an 18th century farm cottage and barns. There are two separate areas making it ideal for large groups of up to 45, or smaller groups and individuals who can be accommodated in either the 25 beds in the main house or the 18 in the bunkhouse area. Following extensive refurbishment in 2010, Loch Ness Backpackers now has a function room with bar. This is fully equipped with IT facilities and a 120" screen. Guests can use this either for presentations or for showing films. The Hostel has excellent facilities and everything you need is within walking distance.



From £18.00 per person per night

Double/Twin Room:

From £25.00 per person per night

From £50.00 per room per night

Family Room:

From £22.00 per person per night

From £95.00 per room per night


From £18.00 per person per night

From £800.00 whole hostel per night

Exclusive Use:

From £18.00 per person per night

From £800.00 whole hostel per night

Reviews (2)


Reviewed on May 14, 2017

I',m feel like my own home.

Stayed May 2017

Good stay

Reviewed on October 17, 2016

I will stay again later

Stayed September 2016