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 8.0 for a two-person trip.

Inverness Youth Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 17 Jan 2012.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

Free private parking available on-site


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About Inverness Youth Hostel

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  • Is breakfast extra? What kind of breakfast? Thanks

    We are currently offering a packed breakfast for £4.75. The packed breakfast includes orange juice, tea/coffee, a croissant, butter/jam, cheese portion, cereal bar, yoghurt and a portion of fruit.


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    Answered on 25 July 2021
  • Do you have wheelchair accessible handcap.ba

    We have a accessible public toilet and a room, ask us for the availability for this special room


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    Asked about: Twin Room with Bathroom • Answered on 12 October 2019
  • Hi i was wondering if you offer a pay later option as we would like to pay on 28th May for our 17th July booking

    I am so sorry payment is taken at the time of booking.


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    Answered on 29 April 2021
  • Hi, I am looking to book for one night in September before we start the NC500. I am wondering if there is parking at the hostel?

    Yes the hostel has complimentary parking


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    Answered on 15 July 2021
  • Can you do your own food there?

    At the moment our self catering facilities are closed. However there is a seating area available for takeaways and shop bought food as well as hot water and free tea and coffee.


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    Answered on 25 July 2021
  • Are 17 year olds allowed to book and stay alone because?

    Hi there, Yes, anyone from age 16 and up can stay alone in the rooms.


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    Asked about: 2 Person Private Double Room Ensuite • Answered on 16 August 2021
  • Hi. Is there a shared kitchen Ican cook in?

    Hi there, No, at the moment our self catering facilities are closed. However we do offer a dining room with free tea, coffee and access to hot water from 7.30am-9.30am and 4pm-9pm.


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    Answered on 14 August 2021
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    Yes you need a lock if you wish to use the locker.


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    Answered on 12 October 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    We offer a luggage storage


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    Answered on 12 October 2019
  • good afternoon i have a dog him and welcome or not and allowed

    Hello, I'm afraid there are no dogs allowed in our hostel in Inverness, however the SYHA Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel allows dogs: Glenmore, Aviemore PH22 1QY +44 (0) 1479 861 238 cairngormlodge@hostellingscotland.org.uk kind regards, Yne


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    Answered on 3 June 2021
  • Hi, Do you accept dogs ?

    We are only able to accept assistance dogs


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    Answered on 27 April 2021
  • Do i have access on microwave?

    No, there is no access to a microwave.


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    Asked about: Triple Room • Answered on 25 July 2021
  • HI,DO YOU ACCEPT DOGS.

    I am sorry the hostel can only accept assistance dogs


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    Answered on 19 May 2021
  • Are there towels supplied?

    Towels are supplied in Private rooms, otherwise we have towels at Reception for £3.00 to rent.


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    Answered on 29 February 2020
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Sheets are included , towels are included in private room hire. You can hire a towel on site.


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    Answered on 12 October 2019
  • Hi there! I plan to book a ‘one person private room en-suite’ if yours but I am a bit concerned about the WiFi conditions... is it good?

    Hello! we have got WiFi which works in the whole building. regards,


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    Answered on 7 June 2021
  • Hi. i will have my bike with me, can you offer a ground floor single room on 14th til 15th june?

    Hello, Yes, we have bike storage available for our guests. We still have single rooms available for 14th June, however not on the ground floor: either on the 1st or the 2nd. You can book online or give us a call. kind regards, Yne


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    Answered on 6 June 2021
  • Are linens, all sheets, duvets and pillow cases, available on site? Or must we bring our own?

    All bed linen is provided for you.


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    Answered on 1 January 2020
  • Is there an elevator?

    There is no elevator


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    Answered on 12 October 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    You are not allowed to use your own sleeping bag


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Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Inverness Castle
    0.6 miles
  • Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
    0.6 miles
  • Caledonian Canal
    0.6 miles
  • Raigmore Hospital
    0.8 miles
  • RNI Community Hospital
    1 miles
  • Caledonian Thistle
    1.1 miles
  • University of the Highlands and Islands, Inverness
    1.1 miles
  • Culloden Battlefield
    4.3 miles
  • Castle Stuart Golf Links
    5.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/bar Velocity
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Pizza Express
    0.6 miles
  • Cafe/bar Hootananny's
    0.7 miles
  • Cafe/bar The Black Isle Bar
    0.9 miles
Top attractions
  • Kilravock Castle
    8.8 miles
  • Fort George
    8.8 miles
  • Aigas Golf Course
    9.3 miles
  • Cawdor Castle
    11 miles
Natural beauty
  • River River Ness
    1.4 miles
  • Lake Loch Ness
    5.9 miles
  • River River Nairn
    15.9 miles
  • River Fall of Foyers
    19.8 miles
  • Mountain Meall Fuar-mhonaidh
    24.2 miles
  • Mountain Ben Wyvis
    29.9 miles
Public transport
  • Train Inverness Railway Station
    0.5 miles
Closest airports
  • Inverness Airport
    7.3 miles
How to get to Inverness Youth Hostel from Inverness Airport
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    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant

    Cuisine: Scottish

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Facilities of Inverness Youth Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Garden
Activities
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate or cookies Additional charge
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Services
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Packed lunches
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
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House rules
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Check-in

16:00 - 22:00

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

Check-out

07:00 - 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

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 9 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print

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 21.30 and check-out is until 10.00. Our Edinburgh Central Hostel does have a 24 hour reception. You are welcome to arrive at any time, although room access is from after 15:00. Guests do have all-day access to the youth hostel once check-in is complete.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

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.

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 Inverness Youth Hostel

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

    • Golf course (within 3 km)

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Inverness Youth Hostel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • 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 is 1,000 yards from the centre of Inverness.

  • Inverness Youth Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

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