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
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    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.


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


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

    Leisure Facilities

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

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque


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


    • Children Welcome


    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Island Location
    • Town Centre
    • Town Location

    Special Requirements

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

    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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