Open from mid-June until the end of August, Perth Youth Hostel offers a choice of single and twin ensuite rooms or apartments, all with access to a self-catering kitchen and lounge area. Hosted in the modern residences of Perth College UHI there is easy access from the A9 or Perth City Centre.

Located in Central Scotland on the banks of the River Tay, Perth is the perfect base to explore everything that the area has to offer including history and culture such as Scone Palace, Perth Concert Hall, Horsecross Theatre and Perth Museum and Art Gallery. Wildlife, such as ospreys and red squirrels can often be seen at Loch of the Lowes. Perthshire is renowned for adventure sports and of course shopping and whisky. The Famous Grouse Experience is in the nearby town of Crieff.

Enjoy discounted access to the new leisure facilities at Perth College UHI including fully equipped gym and climbing centre, just a stone's throw from the youth hostel. See facilities tab below for full information.

With onsite parking, Perth Youth Hostel is the ideal place to stay if you are looking for a holiday, short break or stopover.


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

  • Bike store
  • Distance to nearest shop 0.25 miles
  • En suite rooms available
  • Family friendly
  • Laundry
  • Private rooms available
  • Total beds 69

Internet Access

  • WiFi access (FREE)


  • Distance to airport 40 miles
  • Distance to bus stop outside hostel
  • Distance to train station 1.75 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 June to August

Tel: 01738 877 800

Check in 15:00 

Check out 10:00

All rooms at Perth are en-suite.

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.

Perth College UHI Leisure Facilities

Gym prices from £5
Mon- Fri 7.00-22.00
Sat: 8.00-18.00
Sun: 8.00-22.00

Climbing Wall prices from £5 junior/£8.50 senior
Mon-Fri 10.00-21.30
Sat: 9.00-17.30
Sun: 9.00-21.30

Youth hostel guests enjoy 10% discount with booking receipt or email confirmation at reception


Perth College, Crieff Road, Perth PH1 2GA Scotland

Tel: +44 (0) 1738 877 800



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