Heb Hostel


25 Kenneth Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2DR

    The Heb Hostel is a family run Backpackers Hostel in the centre of Stornoway, capital of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.

    Close to all local amenities and less than 5 minutes walking distance from the ferry terminal and bus station, the Heb Hostel is an ideal base from which to visit the sites on the Island of Lewis.

    The three storey building served as a family home for nearly 180 years before being converted into a backpackers hostel in April 07. It still retains many of the period features and has a peat burning stove as well as being centrally heated by the kitchen Aga. The 4 dorms are either 4 or 8 bedded and the comfortable bunks are custom made.

    Also available are: lockers, internet access, laundry facilities, bike shed and access to garden.
    4 Hostel
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    £16.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Breakfast Available


    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Iron Available
    • Towel Charge
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Linen Provided
    • Electric Cooker
    • Shower
    • Fridge
    • Microwave
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Toilets
    • Drying Facilities
    • Log Fire
    • Bunk Beds
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Electric Shaver Point

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • CD Player
    • Television
    • Garden
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque


    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Bike Storage Available


    • Children Welcome


    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Fax/Email Facilities


    • Island Location
    • Town Centre
    • Town Location

    Special Requirements

    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • No Pets Allowed
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Groups Welcome
    • Young People
    • Children Welcome

    Road Directions

    Kenneth Street is a one-way street and can only be accessed across from the bus station.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Cross the street & walk right until you reach the first junction (pedestrian) then turn left. Turn left onto Kenneth St at the next junction, cross the road and we are next to the County Hotel.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Fly to Stornoway Airport from Glasgow, Inverness, Edinburgh, Aberdeen or Benbecula. (British Airways, Eastern Airways & Highland Airways)

    Getting there by ferry:- Caledonian McBraynes ferry to Stornoway from Ullapool or From Uig (Skye) to Tarbert (Harris).

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