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.
Very friendly service
Very friendly service. Really helpfull people and i enjoyed spending time there. Also a very good location and not expensive.
Overall stay was good at the backpackers
Overall stay was good at the backpackers, we arrived at 4 minutes past 12 and was unable to check-in as checkout was only until 12 and no body was able to book us in. The… Read more “Overall stay was good at the backpackers”
The best youth hostel ive ever stayed
The best youth hostel ive ever stayed. Geest service very relaxed. Super Friendly. IT should be 6 stars instead of 5
I loved my stay at the royal mile, the people there were kindly and everything was very clean, and plus, i did the bar crawl, following the advice of the hostel workers and it was… Read more “Great place”
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.
Warm hostel, great location, helpful staff
Warm hostel, great location, helpful staff (Anne went above and beyond helping me book my bus plan for the next day), fun little city with great pubs and live music.