Independent hostels, like youth hostels, have dorms and private rooms, flexible lengths of stay and self catering kitchens designed for groups. Only 5% of the 350 self catering establishments featured are affiliated to the Youth Hostel Association ( YHA ) or Scottish Youth Hostel Association ( SYHA ). Independent hostels and bunkhouses in the UK are ideal for walkers, cyclists and family holidays. They also provide self catering group accommodation ideal for schools, outdoor groups and reunions of families and friends. Many provide a Best Price Guarantee, ensuring the prices they offer you through this website are the best value you will find.
Use the Find By options or the Regional Maps at the top of this website to find your perfect hostel, bunkhouse, camping barn or group accommodation. The resulting map has links to each hostel or bunkhouse for you to explore. There are lots of way to Contact hostels and bunkhouses from this website. You can send an enquiry to a list of hostels and bunkhouses that have been selected as ideal for your next holiday and wait for them to contact you with details and availability. Do this using the Send Enquiry button on the top bar. You can contact individual hostel and bunkhouses directly using the contact form on their feature. The features also have links to the accommodations Online Booking (when they operate it) and a link to their website. Bookings on this website go direct to the hostel owners without incurring any booking fees.
While you are exploring the self catering accommodation on this website you can add favorites to your Short List by clicking on the Star by the hostels name. You can view your shortlist anytime using the Star button on the top of this website. You can send a message to all the hostels on your shortlist, or send your shortlist to your friends. Many of the hostels and bunkhouses are environmentally friendly and the offices of Independent Hostels UK has been awarded Green Tourism Gold. Keep in touch with our newsletter follow our facebook or twitter, view a map of UK hostels and buy the guidebook here.