Scotland’s Top Hostels offers six different hostels around the Highlands to ensure you get the full experience of Scotland’s most beautiful places. Whether you want to hunt for Nessie, trek the Great Glen or just take the high road at the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond… We’ve got the place for you. All our hostels offer laundry facilities, breakfast and helpful receptionists.
Reviews of our Highland Hostels
Really nice friendly welcome
Cycled here from Inverness along national route 7. Really nice friendly welcome, safe bike lock up area, beds were great as they’re simple design with no ends to them meaning I could stretch my long… Read more “Really nice friendly welcome”
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”
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”
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
Amazing place to stay
Amazing place to stay, the staff is incredibly nice, helping us with the trip and giving us a bunch of advices on where to go to. All the spaces were really clean, great breakfast and… Read more “Amazing place to stay”
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”
Great amenities, nice laundry service for cheap.
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”
Fantastic location, friendly and home-like atmosphere
Fantastic location, friendly and home-like atmosphere and helpful staff! The hostel is located right at the bank of Loch Ness so you literally can go down to the rocky “beach” in your pyjamas 🙂 there’s… Read more “Fantastic location, friendly and home-like atmosphere”
I loved staying here
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”
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”
Lovely feel to the place
Lovely feel to the place, with a good, lively common room and good (numerous!) facilities. Would absolutely stay again.
Nice place good view over Inverness good breakfast. Small room slept 6 people was a bit to.hot.
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.
Great place to stay
Great place to stay, very friendly, informal and relaxing. Comfortable accommodation, enjoyed our stay very much and will return, thankyou.
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 Oban Backpackers Hostel, is the very best
The Oban Backpackers Hostel, is the very best I’ve been to now. Service is kind and funny. Rooms are cleaned every day and full suited kitchen is there for use too.
Very friendly service
Very friendly service. Really helpfull people and i enjoyed spending time there. Also a very good location and not expensive.
Great service and great guys
Great service and great guys. Would definitely stop here again next time I’m in Oban!
Totally loved it
Cheapest and most lovely place to stay in Oban. Totally loved it
eemed friendly, well run, and pretty good
For a budget backpackers place it seemed friendly, well run, and pretty good. Free tea and coffee. Cost-priced toast and breakfast cereals. Friendly helpful staff. No frills for sure, but what I’d expect for this… Read more “eemed friendly, well run, and pretty good”
This could be a boutique Hostel
If you are looking for an affordable place right in the loch then you got it. This could be a boutique Hostel but now that are a friendly budget calling Hostel. Beds are good with… Read more “This could be a boutique Hostel”
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”
service was 5 star!!
We stayed here for I trip to the Enchanted Forest. The staff were excellent and the service was 5 star!!
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.
Very cosy and clean
Very cosy and clean.loved the evening ambience where everyone prepares his own food in the kitchen and eats along with other residents.ideally located on the bank of loch ness with splendid twilight view. Stephen was… Read more “Very cosy and clean”
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!”
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”
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”
Rustic and friendly, very clean and well maintained.
Rustic and friendly, very clean and well maintained. You could spend a lot more for a lot less, and the fact that the Hostel is right on the Loch — well, there is no better… Read more “Rustic and friendly, very clean and well maintained.”