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Offering award winning hostels and tours, Scotland’s Top Hostels is your one stop shop for the perfect budget friendly Scottish Holiday.

Offering award winning hostels and tours, Scotland’s Top Hostels is your one stop shop for the perfect budget friendly 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.

Our Story

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.

Check out the interactive map of our hostels below

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.

It was absolutely amazing.

It was absolutely amazing. They have a cute rooms, a nice kitchen and a laundry service for £3.50.

Andrea Binz
Skye Backpackers

First off, the location of the hostel is amazing.

First off, the location of the hostel is amazing. It’s right next to the castle and has some amazing views of the city. The employees are incredibly friendly and there are organized events most nights.… Read more “First off, the location of the hostel is amazing.”

Julia M
Castle Rock Hostel

The castle rock hostel is hostel’s heaven

The castle rock hostel is hostel’s heaven!!! It was a 5 stars hotel but with hostel budget. I stayed in the 12 beds female dorm and it was extremely spacious and clean. The bed was… Read more “The castle rock hostel is hostel’s heaven”

Anonymous

Cozy and very bohemian.

Cozy and very bohemian. The staff was nice. The room and the bathroom were clean. The rooms are spacious, so the number of people isn’t much of a bother. Great location, you don’t lose time… Read more “Cozy and very bohemian.”

Lucía Blanco Blanco
High Street Hostel

The most fun place so far!

First of all – the room has got themes!! Me and my friends stayed in the Avengers room, and me, being the swede, of course got the bed Thor. It was so much fun sneaking… Read more “The most fun place so far!”

Ellysin
Castle Rock Hostel

This hostel was very nice!

This hostel was very nice! The rooms were very cozy and clean, the staff was extremely friendly, the common room was really fun, and the location was great! I would 100% stay here again.

Anonymous
Castle Rock Hostel

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