Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Check in and key collection take place at 47-49 Academy Street, Inverness, IV1 1LP.

Based in the heart of Inverness, Black Isle Hostel!

Conveniently located a stone throw away from Inverness train and bus stations, our bright and unique hostel is not to be missed! We
have 10 mixed dormitory rooms and 14 private rooms above our bar with beds from £25 and private rooms from £55. Our private rooms include single, twin, double and family rooms all of which are en-suite with towels provided. Our hostel offers two communal bathrooms, one for males and one for females with towels available to hire for £2. We also have a large comfortable lounge with a dining area and kitchen available for all guests to use during their stay. We are also dog friendly within our private rooms or fully booked dormitories.

Our bar, Black Isle Bar, has proven to be a popular establishment offering a selection of 26 craft beers on draught and many many more in cans and bottles. Our brewery produces world class organic beers and we are able to showcase a large selection of these exclusively in our bar. The bar's kitchen is fitted with a wood fired pizza oven and our food is as organic as we can possibly source. We serve a unique selection of pizzas, salads and specials such as stews and soups.

We aim to bring a little of the Black Isle to Inverness and act as a base camp to the Black Isle itself! Tours of the brewery can be arranged all year round, for free! We hope to offer you a unique stay and our team look forward to welcoming you through the door.

Check in from 16:00pm to 22:00pm
Check out before 10:30am .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards (No American Express).
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included. We do not serve breakfast.

Our reception is open till 10pm, after 10pm guests will be charged the amount of their booking and key cards will be left at our bar which is open till 1am.
No curfew.
Pet friendly. We do allow dogs at an additional charge of £10. Dogs are allowed within our private rooms and fully booked dormitories!
Unfortunately we do not have wheelchair access to our rooms.
Parking is readily available in Church Street and car-parks nearby, chargeable by the local council at the current rates. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.6

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 8.5

  • Atmosphere 7.6

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 8.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    04 Aug 2019
    Excellent place to stay, literally just a few steps away from the bus station, situated in the town centre. Friendly atmosphere, clean and a comfortable bed which is just what I needed after a few days camping at a festival. Wouldn't hesitate in booking another stay at this hostel.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    23 Jul 2019
    Very nice place. Across from the Bus station and just down from the train. Restaurant all around it. New on the insides and a pretty barefoot artist painting the walls with murals. Staff was great. Would highly recommend this Hostel to everyone.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    16 Jul 2019
    Me (40) and my son (14) had a few days Scotland trip together. After a long train journey from Edinburgh, Inverness was one of our stop, and was meaning a lot our hostel was only 2 minutes from the station. The accomodation is modern, peaceful, safe and ostentatiously clean. The carpet is clean, the bunk beds are massive and in good condition, the shower cabins are wide, clean and the water pressure is strong. All the room mates and the people in the communal area were nice and friendly. Thanks!
    Hungary, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    03 Aug 2019
    Everything was clean and it was well situated! Suited us perfectly for a quick stop for a wedding as there was no curfew
    Scotland, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.9


    23 Jul 2019
    Awesome location! So close to the bus station, and they let me leave my bags for the day when I checked out. Bathrooms were super clean and the bar had some delish beers! Beds weren’t the comfiest, but super sturdy bunks.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    19 Aug 2019
    Good place for a quiet sleep, clean spacious bathrooms (man/woman separated), comfy beds. In the shower you had to press a button to get 10 seconds of water. It's less than a 5 minutes walk from the bus station. An atmosphere was really lacking, it's not a good place for meeting new people.
    Netherlands, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6


    11 Aug 2019
    Kitchen is tiny and had no utensils- was hard to cook even a basic meal. Lounge was good. Rooms have been recently done up and bathrooms nice and clean.
    New Zealand, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.6


    27 Jul 2019
    Nice hostel, the reception team was really welcoming. The bed was comfortable but it was very noisy outside so it was hard to sleep, also the other people in the room were very rude and noisy but not the hostel's fault I guess.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    08 Jul 2019
    Very centrally located, with an awesome bar! Super easy to get to the train station, and a little bit of free breakfast (mostly bread).
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    12 Jul 2019
    The hostel itself is super clean, well organized, a good location, and was really nice! However there isn't much of an atmosphere, and I think all the rooms are mixed dorms. I personally prefer female only dorms - I'm just more comfortable that way. If only they could somehow bring some of the energy and positive vibes from the bar into the hostel, it would be so much better.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Cots Available
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Housekeeping
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Wi-Fi