Hostels in Inverness, Scotland

6 hostels available. Prices start from $16.00 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Inverness

Youth Hostel
"…However, the awkwardness doesn't last, and the dorms are themselves separated. The beds are quite comfortable and the rooms plenty spacious enough, although one has a slight heating problem ( … More
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Older travelers (+50) Party Hostel Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…Small lockers with locks are available in the main building, and it would be wise to use them because security is minimal; the dorms and common areas are accessible without passing by Reception, … More
Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…I highly recommend this hostel with its warm, homey atmosphere. A great place to meet fellow travellers and swap stories in the comfy lounge. I came for a few nights and stayed for a month! clean … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Groups (10+ people)
"…The beds are basic but clean, with durable and comfortable sheets. Each dorm room also has a wash basin within the room, and at least four lockers per room (locks not supplied). Inverness Millburn … More
Party Hostel Youth Hostel
"…Pet friendly. We do allow dogs at an additional charge of £10. Dogs are allowed within our private rooms and fully booked dormitories! Unfortunately we do not have wheelchair access to our rooms … More

Stravaigers Lodge

Fort Augustus
Free Breakfast
Glendoe Road, Inverness-shire ... More

Hotels in Inverness

"…Check in from 15:00 to 23:00. Check out before 10:30. Cancellation policy: 24 h before arrival. Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. We pre-authorise cards prior to … More
112 Academy Street More
"…We are close to the Eastgate shopping centre and Marks and Spencers and is near the famous Eden Court Theatre. The Northern Meeting Park, where music concerts are held, is only a 5 to 10 min walk … More
"…The breakfast was good, you could help yourself whenever, with no set times. The beds weren't bunks and were comfortable, the showers were nice and spacious, plenty of room to put toiletries and … More
"…Breakfast is included. Taxes included. This is a no-smoking hotel. Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable." …"Loch Ness Country House Hotel is around an hour and a half from Fort … More

Moulin Hotel

Free Breakfast
"A delightful haven of authentic Scottish highland hospitality, The Moulin Hotel embraces a warm and welcoming world of peace and tranquillity. Perfectly situated in the village square of Moulin, an … More

Guest Houses in Inverness

Struy Guest House

Free Breakfast
"…Also a private single room in a chalet building with its own toilet but shared shower facilities in the main building. Finally a super budget private caravan for 1 possibily 2 people with shared … More
"The Waverley Guest House is a historic building is the 'Captial Of The Highlands', Inverness. Within a 5 minute walk from both the train and bus station the Waverley Guest House boast 29 rooms … More

Apartments in Inverness

"…There is a 3% transaction fee payable on card transactions and is put through our sister business The Struy Guest House Breakfast is not included. Taxes included. Later check ins are … More

Hostels in Inverness, Scotland

6 hostels available. Prices start from $32.00 for a dorm bed.

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Get to know Inverness (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Inverness.

Looking for hostels in the area of Inverness? We made it easy for you and put all hostels near Inverness in a group. Find all hostels in Loch Ness.
 River Ness

Inverness has become popular with tourists because of its close proximity to Loch Ness, and if you are looking for Nessie memorabilia, you won't leave Inverness empty handed. Along with hostels, Inverness also has the big shopping center area in the Highlands, and sports an abundance of malls and shopping centers, which get pretty busy with shoppers.

One thing to note -- it is not within walking distance to Loch Ness (unless you feel like walking a great distance!). There are plenty of buses that run from the city center, however, to points along Loch Ness, and there are attractions that are nearby Inverness if you have the time to get to them (such as the Culloden Battlefields and Urquhart Castle). While it is easy to get to by bus or by train, driving around the city is more complicated and parking isn't always very easy.

There are hostels in Inverness, and plenty of grocery stores and pharmacies, so it is a good pit stop for backpackers to patch up their needs before hitting the Highlands (or leaving the Highlands). Nightlife within Inverness is limited, but there are a few nightclubs and several pubs. Hootanannys and Johnny Foxes are quite popular pubs, both with travelers and locals, for their beer and for their music. Hootanannys is great for traditional Scottish music, but has three levels, which cater to a variety of musical themes.

For things to do within the city of Inverness itself, there is the River Ness, which is lovely to walk along, and there are several fishing spots as well. Inverness is a fine place to stay for a night (maybe two) in a hostel, but there are plenty of other places in the Highlands that have more to do and see.

Written by local enthusiast for Inverness hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Inverness hostels Emily Schreiber

Inverness 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 Inverness, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 6
Average dorm price $41
Average private room price $163
Cheapest hostel in Inverness Loch Ness Backpackers Lodge with $31.5
Party hostels in Inverness Loch Ness Backpackers Lodge (2 in total)
Most Inverness hostels are located in Fort Augustus, Drumnadrochit
Average rating of all hostels 8.6

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Other Nearby Cities

Dingwall (18 Km / 11 mi.)
Drumnadrochit (22 Km / 14 mi.)
Loch Ness (24 Km / 15 mi.)
Contin (23 Km / 15 mi.)
Garve (32 Km / 20 mi.)
Boat of Garten (38 Km / 24 mi.)
Aviemore (40 Km / 25 mi.)

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