Situated in the Old Town of Stirling and a short walk from the Castle, Stirling Youth Hostel offers a range of shared accommodation and private rooms, all en-suite, making it perfect for groups, families and individual travellers.

Sitting in the heart of the historic quarter, Stirling Youth Hostel is a great base to explore the city and surrounding area.

The Wallace Monument and Bannockburn Visitor Centre are worth a visit to learn about Scottish history and Blair Drummond Safari Park is easily accessible by car, perfect for a fun family day out. The youth hostel is a short walk from the city centre where you can find excellent shopping, cafes, restaurants, bars and nightlife.

Other facilities include a self-catering kitchen, dining room, two separate common areas and a meeting room for private use. The hostel is licensed and meals are available on request.

There is car parking at the youth hostel but spaces are limited. With both train and bus stations a 10 minute walk away, Stirling Youth Hostel is a great base to explore Scotland's central belt.


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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  • Suitable for wheelchair users with assistance

Food and Drink

  • Alcohol Licence
  • Groups meals service
  • Individual meals service
  • Self-catering kitchen

Hostel Services

  • Bike store
  • Conference & meeting facilities
  • Distance to nearest shop nearby
  • En suite rooms available
  • Family friendly
  • Laundry
  • Lockers/luggage store
  • Private rooms available
  • Suitable for groups
  • Total beds 92

Internet Access

  • WiFi access (FREE)


  • Lounge/TV room


  • Distance to airport 33 miles
  • Distance to bus stop nearby
  • Distance to train station 0.25 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 all year

Tel: 01786 473 442

Reception open 07:00 - 23:00.

Check in 15:00

Check out 10:00

Night porter between 23:00 - 07:00 for late check-in.

Catering available: Stirling Youth Hostel Sample Menu

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.


St. John Street, Stirling FK8 1EA Scotland

Tel: +44 (0) 1786 473442



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Stirling 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.

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