Hostels are perfect for those travelling on a budget - but that's not the only reason hostels in Scotland are a great accommodation choice.

What should I expect?

  • From the basic to the boutique, Scotland has a vast range of hostels offering varying facilities.
  • Ideal for families, groups, clubs, backpackers and individuals, both young and old.
  • Everything from economy dormitories to chic and spacious private rooms with en-suite facilities.

So, how to find a hostel which suits your needs? Location-wise, they can be found in many parts of Scotland, from bustling city centres to the base of great mountains. Some hostels belong to the Scottish Youth Hostel Association (SYHA), while others are associated with the Scottish Independent Hostels (SIH) or are privately operated.