Portree Youth Hostel, Isle of Skye


Opened on 6th March 2015 this youth hostel is located in the heart of Portree, the capital of Skye, and one of the most famous destinations in Scotland. The bus station, town square, galleries, shops and restaurants are only a couple of minutes' away.

The youth hostel offers modern accommodation in an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts or those wishing to explore the beautiful Isle of Skye. With a mix of private en-suite rooms and dormitory accommodation there's something to suit both groups and independent travellers.

The youth hostel also offers a small dining and lounge area with limited self-catering facilities and there are plenty of local restaurant only a few minutes away.

Go on your very own adventure exploring the island and come back to comfortable accommodation for a good night's sleep.


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

  • Self-catering kitchen

Hostel Services

  • Distance to nearest shop nearby
  • En suite rooms available
  • Family friendly
  • Laundry
  • Private rooms available
  • Total beds 60

Internet Access

  • Computers with internet access (FREE)
  • WiFi access (FREE)


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


Tel: 0845 293 7373

Reception open 07.30 - 10.30 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. Please be aware that these facilities are limited - the dining area offers seating for up to 13 people and the small self-catering kitchen contains two free standing cookers.

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


Portree, Isle of Skye IV51 9EW Scotland

Tel: 01478 612 231

Email: portree@syha.org.uk


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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.

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