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Independent Hostels for families

Independent Hostels UK

Independent Hostels UK is the largest network of hostel and bunkhouse owners in England, Scotland and Wales.   We believe in Direct Booking and on this website everything you say and everything you pay goes direct to your hosts.

Hostels and bunkhouses are taking bookings now for 2021 and beyond.

Some hostels and bunkhouses are open as exclusive use for a limited number of households.  At others multiply households can book en-suite bedrooms with social distancing in place in the shared areas.

Here are the latest updates from our open accommodation.

All over the UK

Hostels and bunkhouses have self-catering facilities and provide great value accommodation for one night or more.  They range from rural barns to city houses and are ideal for exploring the outdoors and independent travel.

There have been some temporary changes to the way places operate  in the New Normal.  We are using News posts to show the latest details for each hostel.  Here is all the news from hostels open for 2021.

News from the Network

Read the latest natter from hostels and bunkhouses across the UK

Special Offers & Late Availability

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