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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.


Portree Youth Hostel

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Located in the heart of Portree, capital of the Isle of Skye, and one of Scotland’s most popular destinations, Portree Youth Hostel offers a range of room types, from small private en-suites to shared accommodation, some with views over the Sound of Rassay. All rooms have USB charging points and most have individual bed lights.

Guests can opt for continental breakfast served in the dining room or make use of our well-equipped self-catering kitchen. WiFi is free for all guests and there’s a small, cosy lounge, laundry and drying room. Basic provisions, confectionery and soft drinks are available to purchase at reception. Packed lunches are available for groups of 20 and over.

Surrounded by hills, Portree sits in a natural harbour, busy with fishing boats, pleasure craft and sightseeing cruises. The main town on the Isle of Skye, Portree offers a wide range of shops, galleries, sightseeing boat trips and fine restaurants serving delicious locally sourced food and drink.

The hostel has excellent public transport links and is only a short walk from the nearest bus stop. From here, local buses can help you explore the whole north side of the island with its wonderful scenery.

The hostel is also available for exclusive private rental. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 8.2

  • Cleanliness 9.5

  • Facilities 6.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    21 Jun 2021
    Hostel in a great position and was a good value base for an overnight stay in Portree. Would definitely recommend it ( and we are in our 60s).
    England, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    31 Jan 2020
    The YH was great. very clean & tidy, the staff especially Leonard were absolutely awesome, super friendly & polite. This is definitely a chill & relaxed hostel. Not a rave 😂. Glad it was peaceful & quiet. Definitely recommend staying here. 🤟
    Scotland, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    28 Aug 2021
    Great place excellent location right in the centre of Portree, very clean and spacious room. Restricted facilities because of COVID-19 .
    England, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    17 Feb 2020
    They were VERY accommodating. There was a minor issue and they corrected the issue and did it with speed and professionalism.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.4


    16 Aug 2021
    The hostel was great! The staff were all incredibly kind and helpful. Room was clean and although there was 7 of us, it didn’t feel cramped. Location was great as there was many restaurants/pubs/shops only a few minutes walk away. Only issues were with parking as it was pay and display, and some of the facilities like the kitchen were shut so we couldn’t make our own meals.
    Scotland, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    18 Feb 2020
    My stay was great! Even without the car it was easy to get around and go to places because a bus stop was right around the corner. The atmosphere in the hostel was also good to get in touch with other backpackers :)
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    20 Jul 2021
    Lovely hostel with polite staff. However lack of kitchen and social areas that we were unaware of made the stay more tricky, but this can't be helped as it was due to the COVID restrictions.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 6.6


    02 Oct 2021
    Very functional and clean but no atmosphere or buzz. Staff do the job but not friendly. Kitchen facilities not available. Maybe COVID is the excuse but all other hostels have been welcoming with all facilities now available
    England, Male, 41+
  • 6.0


    24 Jan 2020
    I booked this incorrectly. I booked for 1/24,25,26/2020 but I meant to book for 3/24,25,26/2020. The hostel contacted me on 1/25 asking me if I was to arrive late and wondered if they should hold the room. I responded immediately by email stating that I made a mistake with my dates and wondered if they could rebook for March. They did not reply. I tired to rebook but that room was not available for my dates. I had requested that I receive the "day before" text confirmation which I did not
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 4.6


    11 Oct 2021
    Far too expensive for the location - other hotels and b&bs offering much more for the same cost.
    Scotland, Couple, 31-40
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  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities