Tobermory Youth Hostel is located in the centre of town on the main street. It is one of the many brightly painted buildings in Tobermory's harbour (the red-pink one). Tobermory Youth Hostel is surrounded by shops, restaurants, art galleries and the busy harbour with boats coming in and out all day. It is also famous as the location for the popular BBC children's show Balamory. Tobermory Youth Hostel is an ideal location for families, sea food enthusiasts, marine wildlife watchers and is also a good base for exploring other areas of the island, whether on bike or on foot.
Tobermory Youth Hostel offers both excellent value budget and group accommodation. The youth hostel has hot showers, laundry and drying facilities, cycle shed, internet access, a well-equipped self-catering kitchen and a common room with toys, books and flat screen TV and DVD player. Films which used the Isle of Mull as their location are also available from reception for those rainy days.
In addition to the seafront location the youth hostel has a small enclosed garden at the back with a picnic table, ideal for morning coffee or lunch.
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.
- Available & RentaHostel
- RentaHostel only
- Call Hostel for Availability
- Fully Booked
Food and Drink
- Groups meals service Conti Breakfast Only
- Individual meals service Conti Breakfast Only
- Self-catering kitchen
- Bike store
- Distance to nearest shop 20 meters
- Drying room
- Family friendly
- Private rooms available
- Suitable for groups
- Total beds 27
- Computers with internet access (FREE)
- WiFi access (FREE)
- Lounge/TV room
- Distance to bus stop 0.25 miles
- Distance to ferry 20 miles
- Parking nearby (free/charges apply)
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.
Open March to October and RentaHostel
Tel: 01688 302 481
Reception Opening Hours 08:00 - 10:00 and from 17:00 - 22:00.
Check in 17:00
Check out 10:00
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.
Tel: +44 (0) 1688 302 481
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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.
Tobermory Youth Hostel currently holds a Silver award for Green Tourism. To read more about SYHA 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.