Coll Bunkhouse, Arinagour, Isle of Coll, Argyll, PA78 6SY
Coll Bunkhouse provides five star hostel accommodation in the Inner Hebrides. The beautiful Isle of Coll offers so much, whether you are into walking, stargazing, wildlife-spotting, diving, cycling, sailing or kayaking, you can do it all.
The bunkhouse is bright and airy, with 16 beds in two dorms of 6 and one family room for 4 which can also be booked as a twin room. Ideal for small groups or independent travellers. The building is brand new, with a fully equipped kitchen and modern facilities throughout. Whether you’re looking for an island adventure or a quiet place to relax, a warm welcome awaits.This accommodation is featured on our map of West coast of Scotland, Skye and the Hebrides and here is its own website.
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16: 2×6, 1×4
All year, 24 hours.
£21pp (dorm). Private rooms £80 (quad), £65 (triple), £50 (twin). Discounts for group bookings (exclusive use) of two nights or more from 5% to 50%
Not always essential but highly recommended. Full payment is required at time of booking, or a deposit for a group booking.
Coll Bunkhouse is situated in the centre of the village of Arinagour, very close to the local shop and the hotel/bar. From the ferry walk along Main Street continuing onto Shore Street. The bunkhouse is on your left hand side, next door to An Cridhe, the new community centre. From the airport take the road to Arinagour and the bunkhouse will be on your right hand side as you enter the village.
Ferry from Oban takes 2.40 hours. Sailings every day in summer and five times a week in winter. Flights from Oban four times a week. Bikes are free on the ferry and can be booked onto trains to Oban. Free car parks in Oban.
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Visit in Winter for guaranteed Dark Skies and a possibility of the Merry Dancers
The island of Coll has been designated a Dark Sky Community by the International Dark-sky Association (IDA). The best time of year to see the beauty of the islands night skies is in the Winter months. With the increased frequency of electrical storms in recent years, many have seen the Northern Lights in the skies above Coll. Coll Bunkhouse provides great value, modern, comfortable accommodation all year around. You can always be sure of warmth in the bunkhouse and the Dark Skies are always waiting for you few steps away from the bunkhouse.
Over twenty clean sandy beaches all within cycling distance of Coll Bunkhouse
Coll comes in 2nd on the top 10 Scottish Islands for beaches, according to Welcome to Scotland. This flat island is ringed by white sandy beaches. There are over twenty beaches and you can cycle or walk between them, quite often having the entire coastline to yourself. We held the 2013 Independent Hostel Guide photoshoot on the Isle of Coll, so you will have seen plenty of photos of these beaches in our guide.
With some of the longest sunlight hours in the UK and a superb modern bunkhouse, this is the place for summer holidays.