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.
Great location just a few mins from the centre.
Great location just a few mins from the centre. Not all beds have plugs next to them. But everything else was as you’d want in a hostel. Sadly not found on hostelworld
Well decorated, great staff, comfy beds and everything you could need
Clean and tidy.
Clean and tidy. Comfy enough beds. Free quick wi fi. Cool common room with a record player and loadsa old records.
Our room was extremely basic
Our room was extremely basic, one chair for two people. But apart from that the common areas were amazing along with the views. Plus they had a little shop.
Good social activities!
Good social activities! Good location. Beds and rooms are a little small, and the breakfast is just average. There was an unfortunate mix up with my check in, but the staff handled it extremely well!… Read more “Good social activities!”
You should stay here!
I stayed here for 4 nights. Excellent location, right in the heart of the city. 5 minute walk from the train station. On the main road in Edinburgh. Staff is super friendly. Gave lots of… Read more “You should stay here!”