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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.

Skye Backpackers

Skye Backpackers

Skye Backpackers sits in the picturesque fishing village of Kyleakin, skirted by mountains and sea. It’s a small cosy and ...
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Pitlochry Backpackers Hotel

Pitlochry Backpackers Hotel

Pitlochry Backpackers is an old Victorian hotel, bursting with character. It is ideally located to explore the surrounding area with ...
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Oban Backpackers

Oban Backpackers

The Original Oban Backpackers is perfectly located to enable you to make the most of your time in Oban. Our ...
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Lochside Hostel

Lochside Hostel Loch Ness

Our Lochside Hostel is nestled among towering pine trees and  perched on the very edge of the infamous LOCH NESS! ...
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Inverness Student Hostel

Inverness Student Hotel

The Inverness Student Hotel has a terrific outlook over the river and the city to the hills beyond. It’s a ...
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Fort William Backpackers

Fort William Backpackers

Deep in the Highlands, surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery lies Fort William, The Outdoor Capital of the UK and a ...
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Royal Mile Backpackers

Royal Mile Backpackers

Royal Mile Backpackers is a centrally located Edinburgh hostel with a HUGE personality. It’s the perfect base for exploring Edinburgh! ...
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High Street Hostel

High Street Hostel

As Edinburgh’s original independent hostel, we’ve been helping backpackers enjoy Scotland since 1985. This Edinburgh Hostel is a must if ...
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Castle Rock Hostel

Castle Rock Hostel

Castle Rock Hostel is fabulously located right beside Edinburgh Castle! Our palatial Edinburgh hostel offers wonderful character, with a mix ...
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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.

Lovely people

Lovely people and nicely place in Scotland 😉🖒

Jörg Dunker
Inverness Student Hotel

I loved staying here because of the character

I loved staying here because of the character of the house and the communal atmosphere between the guests. The lounge has a big bay window with a nice view over Fort William as well as… Read more “I loved staying here because of the character”

Emmanuel Crollen Emmanuel Crollen

Castle Rock Hostel is one

Castle Rock Hostel is one of the greatest hostels I’ve ever stayed at. Built with a warm and historic aesthetic, the building is incredibly decorated, comforting, and clean. The hostel itself maintains a social vibe… Read more “Castle Rock Hostel is one”

Tori Blanchard
Castle Rock Hostel

Amazing staff very polite and extremely helpful

Amazing staff very polite and extremely helpful and make you feel very welcome .. Very tidy place with cheap good breakfast, great location for tours, shopping, eating, and night life. Every night a event to… Read more “Amazing staff very polite and extremely helpful”

Ambrose Hartman
Castle Rock Hostel

The staff is really friendly and helpful

The staff is really friendly and helpful. The beds are ok but it’s a hostel so that’s pretty standard. The cost of breakfast is £2 and the options are pretty good. If you forget to… Read more “The staff is really friendly and helpful”

Elizabeth Peck
Skye Backpackers

Amazing hostel

Amazing hostel. Nice environment, decent domitory, good shower and nice breakfast. The staff are warm-hearted and you can turn to them for any problems.

Peiran Shen
Royal Mile Backpackers
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