Hostels in Fort William, Scotland

7 hostels available. Prices start from $19 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Fort William

#1 Top Rated
$ Cheapest
Family-Friendly Hostel Groups (10+ people)
"…The rooms and bathrooms are very clean and spacious, although on the rather clinical side with possibly not as much atmosphere as some of the other SHYAs in Scotland. Common Spaces At the … More
Youth Hostel
"…Breakfast is great value for money and tea, hot chocolate and coffee are free. MacBackpackers hostel equals excellent time. A small hostel run by very friendly people. It does seem to centre … More
Digital Nomads Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"When we draw up our programme for the year, Aite Cruinnichidh is always at the top of the list." …"…Additional facilities include en-suite family/double room, dark room, drying room, reading/quiet … More

Chase The Wild Goose Hostel

Free Breakfast
Adventure Hostels Family-Friendly Hostel Youth Hostel
"…Nice atmosphere and kind staff. Moldy place, dingy rooms, feels so sad, people are nice. - After reading great reviews, I feel quite duped! This was a poor, sad, smelly, moldy dirty experience. … More
Adventure Hostels Family-Friendly Hostel
"…Each room has a lock on the door and a key for security. The bathrooms are located outside of the dorms. There are female- and male-separated bathrooms with one toilet and two showers in each … More
"…Some people have complained about not being able to lock their doors, but this didn't bother us -- it lends itself to the sort of house-party atmosphere. Common Spaces For solo travelers, … More

Hotels in Fort William

"…Check-out 11.00 Cancellation policy is 7 days in advance We accept payment by cash and credit card." …"Address: Kentallen Pier Fort William Scotland PA384BY Fort William Situated … More
"…It is largely unsupervised, and we found it very noisy with doors banging all night long, fire alarms being set off at 6 a.m., and limited cooking/eating space for a full hostel. The staff were … More

Hostels in Fort William, Scotland

7 hostels available. Prices start from $38 for a dorm bed.

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Fort William, the second-largest town in the Scottish Highlands situated on Loch Linnhe and located just three hours from Glasgow, has some stunning scenery and is often used as settings for various movies and TV shows. The town has train and bus links, making it an easy place to reach for anyone on a budget. Fort William has a lot to see in the surrounding area including Ben Nevis, the UK's highest mountain, and the Glenfinnan Viaduct. And if you like Harry Potter, then you can take a train ride on the Hogwarts Express during the summer. It's a great area to explore if you enjoy hiking, kayaking, cycling, or any number of other activities, as there is so much open space to explore.

You have many options for hostels in the Fort William area. If you want to have all the resources of a big town and want to explore the surrounding area, then Fort William is a good base, especially if you do not have your own transportation. If you are planning on making the trek up Ben Nevis then staying in Glen Nevis is a good option as you can start the long hike from right outside your doorstep or just watch the stream of hikers from your dorm room window; there is also a fairly regular bus that stops at the hostel making it a suitable option for anyone without a car. If you are a Harry Potter fan, then staying at Glenfinnan is a great option, as you are right near the Glenfinnan Viaduct, where scenes from "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" were filmed; the Hogwarts Express also travels through the town regularly during summer from Fort William. If you have your own transportation or enjoy remoteness then the hostels located in Corpach, Banavie, and the surrounding countryside would be perfect but public transportation is often a fair distance as are supplies, so be prepared for this.

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Fort William Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Fort William, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 7
Average dorm price $35
Average private room price $169
Cheapest hostel in Fort William Glen Nevis Youth Hostel with $38
Most Fort William hostels are located in Inverness-Shire, Banavie
Average rating of all hostels 7.1

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