Facing the beachfront, Achmelvich Beach Youth Hostel offers 3-star accommodation in Achmelvich and has a garden and shared lounge. The property is non-smoking and is set 500 metres from Achmelvich Bay Beach. At the hostel all rooms include a shared bathroom and bed linen. A buffet breakfast is available every morning at Achmelvich Beach Youth Hostel. Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Achmelvich, like hiking. Vestey's Beach is 700 metres from Achmelvich Beach Youth Hostel. The nearest airport is Stornoway Airport, 143 km from the hostel.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast info



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Room type
Number of guests
1 single bed
2 bunk beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
High score for Achmelvich
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  • Jonaitienė
    Lithuania Lithuania
    The beach and the scenery around. Don't miss the sunset. The staff was nice and helpful👍
  • Susan
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Great situation near the stunning beach. Staff very friendly and helpful.
  • Rosie
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Tasteful interieur with nice colours in it. Nice pictures on walls. My dorm was divided in 4 cubicles each 2 beds and with curtain to draw for privacy. Fantastic. My cubicle slightly too cold but could use a duvet from other open bed. Pillow...

Property surroundings

Facilities of Achmelvich Beach Youth Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Picnic area
  • Beachfront
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Beach
  • Hiking
No internet access available.
No parking available.
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules
Achmelvich Beach Youth Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

From 17:00 to 22:00
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
From 08:00 to 10:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Accepted payment methods
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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Full payment for all bookings will be charged at the time of booking. All major credit and debit cards are accepted excluding American Express.

All bookings will include a temporary membership fee per person per night. (Full, existing members of Hostelling Scotland and HI using these channels are not entitled to a membership refund).

Individual reservations (Up to 9 persons) - can cancel free of charge until 3 days before the arrival date. If cancelled within the 3 days before the arrival 100 percent of the total price will be charged.

Groups reservations (more than 9 persons) - different policies and additional supplements will apply. More than 8 weeks (57 days or more) 20% of total cost. 8 – 4 weeks (56 - 29 days) 55% of total cost. 4 – 0 weeks (28 - 0 day) 100% of total cost.

No stag or hen parties are permitted at any youth hostel.

Should guests be entitled to a refund or part refund please note that these are processed by Hostelling Scotland National Office, Stirling. It may take 7 to 10 working days from the date of cancellation request for the refund to be processed back onto the original card used.

Please note that due to demand at this location, the shared accommodation can be unisex, therefore children under the age of 16 can only be accommodated in a private room accompanied by an adult.

Hostelling Scotland advise that additional notice be given to the destination youth hostel when travelling with children, to ensure that suitable accommodation is available. There is no capacity for extra beds or cots.

Check-in is from 17.00 until 22.00 and check-out is from 08.00 until 10.00. The hostel is closed during the day between 10.00 and 17.00, though access may be arranged; please contact the hostel in advance.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Achmelvich Beach Youth Hostel

  • The prices at Achmelvich Beach Youth Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The nearest beach is just 400 yards from Achmelvich Beach Youth Hostel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Achmelvich Beach Youth Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Achmelvich Beach Youth Hostel is from 17:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Achmelvich Beach Youth Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Beachfront
    • Beach

  • Achmelvich Beach Youth Hostel is 400 yards from the centre of Achmelvich. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.