Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • 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 4 weeks prior to arrival. 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.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy


£1.00 credit card charge will be taken at time of booking

If your needs change, we will be happy to help you as much as we can and offer you the best alternatives. Again, thank you for choosing the St Andrews Tourist Hostel

Your use of this website is subject to your irrevocable acceptance without modification of these terms of use (the "Terms") and you agree to use this website in accordance with and subject to these Terms. The Terms as set out hereunder constitute the entire agreement between you and Hostels Scotland Ltd If you do not read or accept these Terms, do not use this website. Here is our plain English version

1. You may cancel your booking up to 72hrs hours before arrival.(Does not apply to Groups) Please do so directly with the reception office. If you wish to cancel by email then please do so at least 7 full days prior to your arrival.

2. All group bookings must be paid in full 28 days prior to arrival, any changes or cancellations must be done before this time. Group Bookings balance will be automatically taken 28 days before arrival.

3. Deposits are never refunded.

4. In the event of a no-show without cancellation, we have the right to charge your credit card for the first night's stay where you have booked accommodation with us or for the full price of the tour or other non-accommodation travel service in accordance with your booking conditions.

5. Your contract is with Hostels Scotland Ltd It is our responsibility to provide you with the accommodation.

In the highly unlikely event of a problem arising, our liability to you, if any, is limited to the deposit and that reservation fee you paid.

**Please note: The reception is closed daily from 2pm to 5pm, check in from 5pm for people arriving after this time**

Mrs. Patricia Ali

Business Manager

Additional Terms and Conditions

There will be a security deposit for room keys and sleep sheets.

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


St Andrews Tourist Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Come along and stay with us at our hostel in St Andrews, the staff are renowned, our location in the heart of St.Andrews in a central converted Georgian house, and with some of the best rates in Scotland

Located in the heart of the historic old town, our hostel has been given a 3 STAR RATING by SCOTTISH TOURIST BOARD. Five minutes from the bus station and all local attractions. Lively hostel with a cosy atmosphere and friendly staff who will advise you on bookings and travel arrangements. Newly fitted self catering kitchen, large lounge/dining room, with SATELLITE TV and DVD, free tea/coffee, wifi, and no curfew. Book a bed ahead service. Children and groups welcome - dorm room with 6/8 beds. Book early for summer months.

Local attractions include St. Andrews Cathedral, Castle, St. Rules Tower, St. Marys House, Holy Trinity, Royal Golf Club and Sea Life Centre.

Please be aware the hostel reception opening hours are 8am - 2pm , & 5pm - 10pm.

As the latest check-in time is 10pm. We cannot guarantee reservations for people arriving after this time, however do try to get in touch and we will see what we can do. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 8.3

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 8.1

  • Cleanliness 7.6

  • Facilities 7.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    13 Sep 2019
    A group of 10 of us stayed for two nights at St Andrews Tourist Hostel. You cannot get something better for your money. Checking in was simple, it was in the heart of the city, and the service was excellent.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    28 Aug 2019
    It is a very nice hostel! Kitchen working 24h and common room cozy enough to have chit-chat and meals without complaining for spaces. The staff is very friendly and helpful! Konrad, one of the staff guy, helped me a lot to understand how St.Andrews works. I will definitely recommend this hostel for both: backpackers going into talking and exploration but also for student who will study at the university. Only one thing: come prepared for the weather!
    Italy, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    19 Jul 2019
    Really good for me.
    China, Female, 41+
  • 9.7


    23 Aug 2019
    Helpful staff and well located hostel. Dorm was good, clean. Common room comfortable. Bathroom needs some updates. Would recommend this place for a stay.
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    20 Jul 2019
    Good location.
    India, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    09 Aug 2019
    Really fantastic, great prices and great advice from the Polish fella on which pubs to go to. Was able to cook a meal and had everything I needed which was perfect.
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    26 Aug 2019
    Could do with another toilet, but good value for the money, friendly and clean.
    Canada, Female, 41+
  • 9.1


    06 Jul 2019
    Great location, check in was easy and staff were helpful and polite. Nice kitchen and common area. It’s a very basic hostel perfect as a cheap place to stay in St Andrew’s.
    Scotland, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    09 Jul 2019
    Good location. Clear instructions all around
    Spain, Couple, 31-40
  • 8.0


    05 Sep 2019
    Small hostel in old building that makes the most of its space. Just 2 blocks from bus station. Reception not open 24 hours, so let them know if you’re going to arrive/depart early/late. No lockers in dorm room.
    Canada, Female, 41+
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wii