Bute Backpackers


The Pier View, Rothesay, Isle Of Bute, PA20 0AX

    BUTE BACKPACKERS "Your Friendly Independent Scottish Hostel" Located on the beautiful Scottish island on the west coast, approximately 1 ½ hrs travel time from Glasgow.

    Bute BackPackers Offers Quality Value & Comfort To All Travelers & Groups, If You Are Walking, Cycling Or Just Taking It Easy, Our Fully Trained Staff Will Help Make Your Stay On Our Magical Island A Long Lasting Memory.


     Why Not Try Sea Kayaking, Golfing, Fishing & Country Pursuits Or Visit Fabulous Mount Stuart House, Rothesay Castle & Museum " Don't Forget To Walk Or Cycle The West Island Way "What Ever You Want" Come Stay With Us On Beautiful Bute.

    Come and explore the island's wildlife and our famous Mount Stuart, the ancestral home of the Marquis of Bute. Visit our historic Rothesay Castle, in the town centre. We are only a short distance from the Pavilion, the main venue on the island for music, drama, and cultural events.

    We have fantastic facilities which give a calm and tranquil environment to explore. Bute Backpackers has 15 rooms from singles and twins through to a 6 bed dorm, in total the hostel can sleep 40 people. Some en-suite rooms are avaliable while there are male and female showers and toilets on each floor.

    The price per night ranges from £20. The hostel is avaliable for group bookings and larger groups can arrange for exclusive use of Bute Backpackers. Please call us for availability.

    Live the dream and stay at Bute Backpackers, your friendly independent hostel on your visit to the beautiful Isle of Bute.

    4 Backpackers
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016


    • Breakfast Available
    • Bring Your Own Bottle
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles


    • Bunk Beds
    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Gas Cooker
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Log Fire
    • Microwave
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Telephone
    • Towel Charge

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking


    • Island Location


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Cycle Locker
    • Cycle Rack
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking
    • Public Parking Nearby


    • Children Welcome


    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • Satellite / Cable TV

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    Leave ferry terminal, turn right at traffic lights, go 200m to roundabout, go straight on and Bute Backpackers is 200m on left.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From the Discovery Centre, turn right and walk along the seafront for 300m. Bute Backpackers is on your left.

    Getting there by railway:- Take train from Glasgow or Edinburgh to Wemyss Bay then take the ferry to Rothesay. Turn right on leaving ferry terminal and we are 400m on left.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Fly to Glasgow or Edinburgh. Take bus, train or taxi to Wemyss Bay, then take ferry to Rothesay. Turn right from ferry terminal and we are about 400m on left.

    Getting there by ferry:- Take ferry from Wemyss Bay to Rothesay, leave terminal, turn right and Bute Backpackers is about 400m on the left.

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