The 4-star VisitScotland accredited Stirling Youth Hostel is set in the grounds of Erskine Church, just a short walk from historic Stirling Castle, high above the town center, with views over the surrounding area.

The hostel offers a range of comfortable rooms with attached bathroom and spacious shared accommodations, many with views over the surrounding countryside.

Guests can opt for continental breakfast served in the bright and spacious dining room or make use of our large, well-equipped self-catering kitchen. Dinner and packed lunches are also available by prior arrangement for groups of 10 or more.

Other facilities include free WiFi, private lockers, USB plug sockets, two large lounge areas and a meeting room for private use. Basic provisions, confectionery and soft drinks are available to purchase at reception.

Limited on-site car parking is available.

The Castle and Old Town Jail are just a short walk away, while The Wallace Monument and Bannockburn Visitor Center can be reached by car or public transport. Blair Drummond Safari Park (open March to October) is easily accessible by car. Edinburgh and Glasgow are within easy reach with good public transport links to both cities.

The hostel is also available for exclusive private rental.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Stirling Youth Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 8, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)


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Area Info *
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What's nearby
  • VisitScotland Stirling
    0 miles
  • Central Library
    0.2 miles
  • Stirling Court
    0.2 miles
  • Stirling Castle
    0.3 miles
  • Wallace Monument
    0.7 miles
  • Stirling Community Hospital
    0.9 miles
  • BMI Kings Park Hospital
    1 miles
  • Stirling Games Field
    1.2 miles
  • William Wallace Statue
    1.5 miles
  • Sportscotland Institute of Sport
    1.7 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar The Portcullis
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Brea
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Papa Joes
    0.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Dumyat
    5.7 miles
Closest Airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    25.2 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    25.8 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    42.1 miles
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Amenities of Stirling Youth Hostel
Outdoors
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may apply.
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Packed lunches
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Stirling Youth Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

4:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

7:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

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

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

The fine print

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 Hosteling Scotland and HI using these channels are not entitled to a membership refund).

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

Groups reservations (more than 9 people) - 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 Hosteling Scotland National Office, Stirling. It may take 7 to 10 working days from the date of cancelation request for the refund to be processed back onto the original card used.

From the age of 12 to 15 years, young people must be accompanied by a parent or guardian of the same gender when booking a bed within shared accommodations. Parties with young children (under 12 years) will only be accommodated in private rooms, where available

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

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

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

Please note that the full amount of the reservation is due before arrival. SYHA will send a confirmation with detailed payment information. After full payment is taken, the property's details, including the address and where to pick up the keys, will be sent to you by email.

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

FAQs about Stirling Youth Hostel

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

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • The prices at Stirling Youth Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Stirling Youth Hostel by:

    • Car 45min

  • Stirling Youth Hostel is 1,300 feet from the center of Stirling.

  • Check-in at Stirling Youth Hostel is from 4:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.