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Scotland's Top Hostels
We offer you a one-stop budget traveller’s website including award winning hostels, transport to and around Scotland and award-winning Backpackers tours for your perfect Scottish holiday.
Our Hostels around Scotland
Scotland’s Top Hostels offers nine welcoming hostels throughout Scotland. With the original (High Street Hostel) opening up in Edinburgh in 1985, followed by Castle Rock Hostel(located beside the castle), as well as Royal Mile Backpackers(located on the famous Royal Mile). We also offer six Hostels in the Scottish Highlands. Whether you’re hiking the Great Glen Way from Fort William, wanting to spend some time on the bonnie banks of Loch Ness, or visiting the Highlands biggest city(Inverness) we have your Hostel needs sorted.
Multi Award Winning Tours of Scotland
MacBackpackers has run fun filled, fully guided adventures around Scotland for over 15 years. Created for young independent travellers aged between 18 and 40, our tours give an entertaining, informative and utterly unique view of Scotland.
Our guides, patriotic and passionate, will open up our amazing country to you, weaving together the rich fabric of Scottish history and culture as we travel along some of the most picturesque routes in Scotland.
What our guests have to say
Hear from our guests from all across the world in what they thought about our Hostels.
A youth hostel, with all its advantages
A youth hostel, with all its advantages (chiefly, incredibly low price and a social experience if meeting new, different people is something you’d enjoy) and disadvantages (very difficult to find privacy). The space is tight… Read more “A youth hostel, with all its advantages”
Rooms are fantastic
Rooms are fantastic, showers are very good, and the staff was very helpful. I’d highly recommend this hostel! Each person gets a locker, you can rent a towel for 50 pence, and they offer a… Read more “Rooms are fantastic”
Great little hostel that’s fairly close to everything
Great little hostel that’s fairly close to everything in town. It’s a bit small so kitchen and living areas can get a bit cramped at peak hours. It would also be nice to have plugs… Read more “Great little hostel that’s fairly close to everything”
Love love love this place!
Love love love this place! Staff is great. Beds are super comfy. Bathrooms are clean. Great value! I can’t recommend it enough. I hope to come back and stay longer.
First off, the location of the hostel is amazing.
First off, the location of the hostel is amazing. It’s right next to the castle and has some amazing views of the city. The employees are incredibly friendly and there are organized events most nights.… Read more “First off, the location of the hostel is amazing.”
Excellent location! The rooms and the bathrooms are clean. The staff friendly and helpful. We didn’t like the fact that after the breakfast, we had to wash our dishes Some people were just pouring water… Read more “Excellent Location”