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Hostels and Bunkhouses on the Isle of Skye


Portree Independent Hostel

Portree Independent Hostel

Originally the hub of postal communication for the Isle of Skye and the outside world, the old Post Office has been converted into an independent hostel that now draws people from around the globe. Sleeping 60 in smaller rooms with up to four beds, and dormitories sleeping 6, 10 and 12 (all linen and bedding is included in the price) there is a spacious kitchen / common room where you can exchange yarns whilst admiring the breathtaking view from the windows, a large t.v. lounge and a well-equipped launderette on site.

Broadford YHA

Broadford YHA

Broadford is an ideal centre for exploring the magical Isle of Skye. The famous Cuillin mountain range, just 15 miles away, is Scotland 's ultimate challenge for serious walkers and climbers, whilst low-level walkers can enjoy several coastal walks. Plenty to do for walkers and tourists alike. The hostel offers good facilities including small family rooms and loads of local knowledge.

Raasay Hostel

Raasay Hostel

Simple hostel in stunning setting. This charming hostel offers wonderful views of the mainland and the Isle of Skye.

It is a Nature Conservancy area of special interest for bird watchers, botanists, geologists and archaeologists. Walkers and cyclists can enjoy unrestricted roads and paths all over the island. The east coast has cliffs and there are deep fissures on Beinn na Leac and Dun Caan. Why not try trout fishing on hill lochs?

Sligachan Bunkhouse, Sligachan

Sligachan Bunkhouse    Sligachan

Set in the heart of the Cuillins, Sligachan Bunkhouse is in an idyllic location. Overlooking the river Sligachan, with the famous Black Cuillin ridge to our front, and the Red Cuillins to our rear, the Bunkhouse has some of the best views on the Isle of Skye.

A mecca for climbers and walkers alike, we are ideally located, with a network of footpaths leading to the surrounding countryside, and are on the main bus route, A82. The iconic Sligachan Hotel and Bar is just 300 metres away.

Waterfront Bunkhouse, Carbost
Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Waterfront Bunkhouse    Carbost

The Old Inn sits on the shores of Loch Harport and commands spectacular views of the nearby Cuillin Hills. Ideal for climbers and central for sightseers we offer bed and breakfast accommodation, award winning food, real ales and live highland entertainment. Also on offer is our Waterfront Bunkhouse with hostel accommodation up to 24 persons. Complete with communal kitchen and balcony over the loch. Friendly staff and a warm fire in the colder months provide a warm welcome for all including dogs.

Dun Flodigarry Hostel, near Staffin

Dun Flodigarry Hostel    near Staffin

Dun Flodigarry is an independent, family-run hostel set in a magnificent location on the beautiful Trotternish Peninsula, the northernmost part of the Isle of Skye. The hostel is set by the sea and has wonderful views across to Flodigarry Island, Gairloch and the Torridon mountains on the mainland. Flodigarry was once the home of the Jacobite heroine Flora MacDonald, and the area is famous for the distinctive cliffs and rock formations of the Quiraing which towers above the hostel.

Skye Backpackers, Kyleakin

Skye Backpackers    Kyleakin

Skye Backpackers overlooks the village square. It 's a small cosy hostel with an open fire in the lounge and a lovely garden out the back. Our dormitory rooms have comfortable beds with clean fitted sheets and we also have a couple of double rooms.

Uig YHA

Uig YHA

A warm welcome and true Scottish hospitality awaits you all at the award winning Skyewalker Hostel.

Glen Brittle YHA

Glen Brittle YHA

Overlooked by the spectacular Cuillin Mountains, Glenbrittle Youth Hostel is a great place to spend a few days. A fantastic base for walkers and climbers, or just sit back and enjoy this wonderful rugged scenery. You can see waterfalls, lochs, and the Islands of Rhum, Eigg, Muck, Soay, Canna and Uist, all without taking your hands out of your pockets!

Broadford Backpackers Hostel
Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Broadford Backpackers Hostel

The hostel is situated in the scenic village of Broadford - ideally located for enjoying everything the island has to offer with access to public transport to get you all around the island and surrounding mainland.

The hostel itself offers safe, clean and comfortable accommodation with a personal touch and we are always willing to do our best to meet any requirements that you may have. Here in the hostel we also have both indoor and outdoor communal areas.

Croft Bunkhouse & Bothies & Wigwams, Portnalong

Croft Bunkhouse & Bothies & Wigwams    Portnalong

We offer a variety of accommodation, including a fully equiped bunkhouse, self-contained family units, twin rooms and heated wooden wigwams.

Situated on a 12 acre croft in Portnalong beside Loch Harport, we are idealy situated for all outdoor activities. The Cuillin mountains are easily accessible via nearby Sligachan and Glenbrittle, there is a pier and slipway for launching boats 500m down the road, and the pub is 500m up the road.

Dun Caan Backpackers, Kyleakin

Dun Caan Backpackers    Kyleakin

This cosy, STB 4 star hostel is overlooking the beautiful harbour in the fishing village of Kyleakin, the first village on Skye after the bridge. It is an ideal location for your Isle of Skye venture. Our dorm rooms have clean, comfortable beds and a well equipped kitchen, all you need for a relaxed, self-catering holiday.

Saucy Marys Lodge

Saucy Marys Lodge

Saucy Mary 's Lodge. Many rooms have sea views. The lodge is positioned front-on to the sea overlooking Kyle of Lochalsh and in the heart of the village of Kyleakin.


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