Hostel in Scotland : Backpackers self catering hostel on the Isle of Bute


Bute Backpackers Hostel, The Pier View, 36 Argyle Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, PA20 0AX

Bute Backpackers is a friendly independent hostel with panoramic views of Rothesay Bay and seafront. There are 45 beds with a mixture of single, twin, double and family rooms. The main house has a sea front sun lounge with dining facilities. The self-catering kitchen is very well equipped with 2 ovens, hobs and a microwave and also has dining facilities. Some of the rooms are en suite and there are separate male and female showers and toilets on each of our 2 floors. Other facilities include Sky TV, free WiFi and a laundry room. There is also a secure bike shed. There are regular live music sessions which include open mic for any budding musicians who may want to join the fun. VisitScotland rated as 4 star.

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Bute Backpackers Hostel | Hostel in Scotland : Backpackers self catering hostel on the Isle of Bute

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Rooms & Beds:

45 beds: 14 bedrooms; 4 family rooms, 4 twin rooms, 6 bunk rooms.


All year. 24hr access, no curfew. Reception 9am – 10pm

Price per night:

£20pp dorm, £22.50pp twin, £25pp single.


Deposit only required for group bookings.


Turn right as you leave ferry and walk straight ahead for 200m past the Discovery Centre and putting green. Continue along Argyle St towards the Pavilion for another 250m and Bute Backpackers is on your left. By car turn right at the traffic lights at the end of the pier, continue for 300m to the mini roundabout, head straight on for a further 300m and the hostel is situated on your left just before the Pavilion.

Public Transport:

Train from Glasgow to Wemyss Bay Station and Ferry Port (40 mins from Glasgow Central). Then ferry to Rothesay, Isle of Bute. Hostel 900m from ferry or take a taxi (taxi rank adjacent to terminal) which costs approximately £2.50.

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is by the sea, is available to individuals and has a pub within walking distance.

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