Located in the heart of Portree, and one of the most popular destinations in Scotland, Portree Youth Hostel is an ideal base for anyone wanting to discover the beautiful Isle of Skye.

Offering a range of shared accommodation and private en-suite rooms the youth hostel is perfect for groups, families and individual travellers. Other facilities include a comfortable lounge and dining area with fully equipped self-catering kitchen.

The hostel is situated close to the local bus station with the town square, galleries, shops and restaurants a couple of minutes away.

With some of the finest scenery in Scotland, must see attractions include the Old Man of Storr, the Quiraing and the Cuillin. But be sure to take a sturdy pair of boots with you.

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If you are looking for large group accommodation or holiday cottages then we have locations across Scotland perfect for groups and family gatherings on a budget. See below for availability or click here for more information and to enquire.

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Food and Drink

  • Groups meals service Conti Breakfast Only
  • Individual meals service Conti Breakfast Only
  • Self-catering kitchen

Hostel Services

  • Distance to nearest shop nearby
  • En suite rooms available
  • Family friendly
  • Laundry
  • Private rooms available
  • Total beds 54

Internet Access

  • WiFi access (FREE)

Leisure

  • Lounge/TV room

Travel

  • Distance to bus stop nearby
  • Distance to ferry Uig 16 miles / Armad
  • Distance to train station 35
  • Parking nearby (free/charges apply)

Information

Accessibility:

For more information please download the full access statement for this youth hostel here. This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with access needs, but aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer all our guests/visitors.

Tel: 01478 612 231

Reception open 07.30 - 10.00 and 15:00 – 22.30.

Check in 15:00 - 22:30

Check out 10:00

Access to the public area (dining room, kitchen) is limited at night time.

For a printable version of this information click here to download youth hostel fact sheet.

Please note that we do not accept stag or hen parties at any of our hostels.

Address

Portree, Isle of Skye IV51 9EW Scotland

Tel: +44 (0) 1478 612 231

Email: portree@hostellingscotland.org.uk

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To start, simply enter the street name, town, city or postcode where you will be leaving from. Click the show route button and you will be directed to a map which shows your route, its distance and an estimated driving time. Very handy.

NB: Please take into account ferry times and sailings when planning trips to the islands.

Where can I go from here?

If you know where you're going next then life becomes so much easier. Click on any view route button to see detailed directions between hostels.

Remember: as you can book more than one hostel at once, building up an itinerary will be a piece of cake!

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As part of our commitment to sustainability and environmental issues, our youth hostels are assessed by Green Tourism, the largest and most established sustainable certification in the world. The assessment covers areas such as energy saving, waste minimisation, social responsibility and travel.

Portree Youth Hostel currently holds a Silver award for Green Tourism. To read more about Hostelling Scotland’s Sustainability Charter, please click here. There are some quick and easy ways that you can make a difference and help us achieve our Green Tourism goals - to read our Responsible Visitor Charter and find out more, please click here.

We encourage our guests to use public transport where possible when travelling to our youth hostels – please see travelinescotland.com to plan your route or speak to youth hostel staff. If you are touring Scotland on two wheels then sustrans.org.uk has a wealth of information on cycling routes, safety and sustainable travel.