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
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.
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”
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.
service was 5 star!!
We stayed here for I trip to the Enchanted Forest. The staff were excellent and the service was 5 star!!
Great service and great guys
Great service and great guys. Would definitely stop here again next time I’m in Oban!
Friendly, cozy and cute
Friendly, cozy and cute but basic esp shower and bathrooms. Aways clean. Really nice lounge. Great location.
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
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!”
Lovely hostel and super helpful staff
I stayed here with a friend for three nights at the beginning of January for a hiking weekend. I was very pleasantly surprised at just how lovely this hostel was. The beds were very comfortable,… Read more “Lovely hostel and super helpful staff”
Great friendly hostel
Great friendly hostel, well kept. Breakfast for £2 is a bargain. Only issue was the bed didn’t have a proper mattres, just two layers of foam. Not sure if this was just our room or… Read more “Great friendly hostel”
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”
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”
Staff was very friendly
Spent one night there. Staff was very friendly. The cat that came in the night was cute. Breakfast was available for £2.00. Definitely coming back!
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
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”
Totally loved it
Cheapest and most lovely place to stay in Oban. Totally loved it
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”
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 location, friendly staff, comfortable dorm beds, and not too 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”
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”
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.
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”
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”
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”
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”
Loved Skye Backpackers
One of my favourite hostels, a very friendly and cozy hostel, no TV here, chat, read a book or play scrabble beside the charcoal fire in the lounge. Wonderful views out over Loch Alsh &… Read more “Loved Skye Backpackers”
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.
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”
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.”