Scotland's Top Hostels offers six highland hostels to choose from. Whether you want to start the Great Glen way at Fort William, sleep on the bonnie banks of Loch Ness, or hike the mountains of the Isle of Skye, then we have the Hostels for you.
All six Highland Hostels offer breakfast, laundry facilities, knowledgeable receptions, as well as events five nights a week.
Reviews of our Highland Hostels
Room had a beautiful view of the ocean
Room had a beautiful view of the ocean. Rooms were clean with your own sink. Breakfast was only £2. You are walking distance to 2 bars and an Indian food restaurant. Staff were friendly.
Kind of like living in a very crowded
Kind of like living in a very crowded, very well run flat. If you like a sense of humour and a little ridiculousness, plus friendly people, you’ll have fun. If you’re going to be bothered… Read more “Kind of like living in a very crowded”
Rooms are small but cozy
Rooms are small but cozy, staff was very nice and helped where they could (unfortunately no locals so knowledge on hiking routes was not extensive), kitchen and bathroom were clean and well maintained, and the… Read more “Rooms are small but cozy”
A wonderful, chilled out hostel
A wonderful, chilled out hostel on the Isle of Skye, with friendly staff, a comfortable lounge and very good beds. One of my favourite hostels in the UK.
It was absolutely amazing.
It was absolutely amazing. They have a cute rooms, a nice kitchen and a laundry service for £3.50.
One of my favourite backpackers
One of my favourite backpackers. The vibe is chilled, the people are nice. Whenever i visit Skye, I try to stay here. Located in Kyle of Lochalsh, across the bridge, the backpacker offers great sunset… Read more “One of my favourite backpackers”
We came across this amazing hostel
We came across this amazing hostel while driving through Pitlochry. Tony’s welcome was so warm that we booked a family room for the night. Nothing but positive things to say about this place! Thanks again,… Read more “We came across this amazing hostel”
Great location, friendly staff, comfortable dorm beds, and not too expensive.
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
This hostel is great!
This hostel is great! Direct access to Loch Ness and a lovely view up and down the loch. Absolutely loads of communal space (5 cookers in the kitchen and 4 fridges!!!). There are reading lights… Read more “This hostel is great!”
offering differing levels of accommodation
3 completely separate buildings offering differing levels of accommodation. Visit website for full details. The plus accommodation was perfect for our needs. Local restraunts are too expensive.
Small but nice.
Small but nice..good place if looking for cheaper option…whole house is transformed into hostel..no card services,always requires cash to pay
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.
Nice hostel, though it is showing some wear and tear. We slept here before starting off on the Great Glen Way and it did the job. The rooms are comfortable, there is an option for… Read more “Nice hostel”
Great service and great guys
Great service and great guys. Would definitely stop here again next time I’m in Oban!
I really like this hostel. This is my third visit.
I really like this hostel. This is my third visit. There is a private beach!Loch Ness is beautiful, truly stunning. Inside the kitchen is huge and the communal space is large and open and has… Read more “I really like this hostel. This is my third visit.”
Great cosy hostel
Great cosy hostel very comfy beds and everything you could need to recharge for the following day.
The staff were phenominal
The staff were phenominal and the facilities were great! I had a two night stay and I enjoyed it very much
This is absolutely my favorite hostel ever!
This is absolutely my favorite hostel ever! I first came to stay there back in 2008. We had only planned to stay one night but fell in love with both the hostel and the island… Read more “This is absolutely my favorite hostel ever!”
Great place to stay while travelling
Great place to stay while travelling. Cosy fireplace to sit by, and lots to do indoors. Accommodation was nice and clean and a pleasure to stay at!
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”
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
Lovely, friendly staff
Lovely, friendly staff. It’s nice when hostel staff spread guests out and as a single traveller I got a room to myself The free wi – fi , tea and coffee and pool table were… Read more “Lovely, friendly staff”
Totally loved it
Cheapest and most lovely place to stay in Oban. Totally loved it
Skye Backpackers was such a cozy and comfortable little hostel. Situated right near the water and a couple of local restaurants, it has a great location. The staff are delightful, and the Wellies you can… Read more “Your Highness”
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.
Great place to stay
Great place to stay, very friendly, informal and relaxing. Comfortable accommodation, enjoyed our stay very much and will return, thankyou.
I stayed there twice and I love this hostel
I stayed there twice and I love this hostel. The staff is very nice and friendly. The house is not the most modern one but it is a very comfortable and cosy place to stay.… Read more “I stayed there twice and I love this hostel”
Very friendly service
Very friendly service. Really helpfull people and i enjoyed spending time there. Also a very good location and not expensive.