Colonsay Backpackers Lodge

Argyll & the Isles, Kintyre & Arran

A charming stone house and bothies, this 16 bed hostel is perfect for families and large groups. The island has some of the most outstanding scenery and beaches in Scotland. It is a bird and wildlife paradise. The quiet single track roads are reasonably flat and ideal for cycling even for small children.

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Contact: Jane Howard

Colonsay Estate Cottages
Isle of Colonsay,
Argyll, PA61 7YU
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Tel: 01951 200 312
Grid Ref: NR395967
Beds: 16
Open: march to november
Notes: Open all year
Nearest Public Transport: The hostel is 3 miles from the harbour along a single track road that has one steep hill. Luggage can be transported to the hostel for a £15 .00 charge per person.
Nearest Shop/Pub: The general store is very well stocked with fresh food and dry stores. It is also an off-licence.

Isle of Colonsay Hostel Accommodation, Inner Hebrides

Backpackers hostel accommodtion in a refurbished former gamekeeper’s house and bothies on the Isle of Colonsay, an idyllic Inner Hebridean island south of Mull. Magnificent sandy beaches and wonderful wildlife. The island is rich in history - ancient standing stones and 14th century priory. Excellent walking and cycling.

Excellent hostel facilities, ideal for families and groups

Colonsay Backpackers Lodge is centrally heated, has 7 twin rooms (2 triples on request), huge communal dining/cooking/sitting area and a sitting room with open fire. Bed linen provided; laundrette close by. Bikes for hire, fly fishing (boats and rods for hire), golf, excellent swimming. The Colonsay House gardens (and café) are open three times a week. Ferries run every day Easter to October; four times a week October to Easter. Contact Calmac for times and fares: 01631 566688. FROM OBAN: departs daily - takes 2 hours. FROM KENNACRAIG AND ISLAY: departs Wednesdays and Saturdays - takes one hour. Transport from Colonsay pier for £15 per person each way.

Self catering cottages and small hotel also available  



From £22.50 per person per night

Double/Twin Room:

From £28.00 per person per night

From £56.00 per room per night


From £26.00 per person per night

From £382.00 whole hostel per night

Exclusive Use:

From £26.00 per person per night

From £382.00 whole hostel per night

Special Rate:

Discounts available for large groups in the low season. Contact us for details.

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