Just 10 minutes’ walk from Inverness Rail Station, Inverness Youth Hostel offers free private parking and bicycle storage. Eastgate shopping centre is a 10-minute walk from this hostel. Hootananny, a popular music venue, is just 15 minutes’ walk away. Culloden Battlefield and its visitor centre can be reached after a 10-minute drive. The banks of Loch Ness and the country village of Dores are both a 20-minute drive away. Urquart Castle is within 30 minutes’ drive of Inverness Youth Hostel. All rooms have shared bathroom facilities and are simply furnished. Packed lunches can be arranged on request and luggage storage is available. Hostelling Scotland is a charity and membership organisation. For non-members, a supplement per person, per night is included in the published rate.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Breakfast info

Continental

Free private parking available on-site


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
3 single beds
6 bunk beds
5 single beds
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
8.2
Cleanliness
8.6
Comfort
8.3
Value for money
8.6
Location
8.3
Free WiFi
8.1
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Adam
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Good location, clean facilities and friendly staff. It’s a hostel so fairly basic but excellent value, easy walk into town just a few minutes.
  • Caroline
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Near the centre - get the lift in the shopping centre part way up the hill!!
  • Belinda
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Clean and comfortable and within easy reach of town centre.

Property surroundings

Facilities of Inverness Youth Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Packed lunches
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Inverness Youth Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 16:00 to 22:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

From 07:00 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 room.

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

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Discover JCB Diners Club Cash Bankcard Inverness Youth Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

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 & 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 7 days before the arrival date. If cancelled within the 7 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.

Parties with children under 12 years will only be accommodated in private rooms, where available. Hostelling Scotland advises 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 from 16.00 to 22.00 and check-out is until 10.00.Reception is closed from 22.00-08.00.

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.

Please inform Inverness Youth Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Inverness Youth Hostel

  • Guests staying at Inverness Youth Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Check-in at Inverness Youth Hostel is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

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

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

    • Golf course (within 3 km)

  • Inverness Youth Hostel is 850 yards from the centre of Inverness. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.