Heb Hostel, 25 Kenneth St, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2DR

Call Christine Macintosh on 01851 709889

Self catering accommodation on the Isle of Lewis

The Heb Hostel is a family-run backpackers' hostel in the heart of Stornoway on the enchanting Isle of Lewis. It is an ideal stop/stay for travellers visiting the Hebrides. Cyclists, walkers, surfers, families and groups are all welcome. Clean, comfortable, friendly and relaxed, Heb Hostel aims to provide you with a quality stay at budget prices. There are many facilities, including a common room with peat fire, free WiFi, local guides and information.

This accommodation is featured on our map of West coast of Scotland, Skye and the Hebrides and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    30: 1x8, 2x7,1x4 (family room), 2x2.
  • Open:

    March - October. Open all day but may need to phone for access code.
  • Price per night:

    Dorm £20pp. Family room £80 for family, £90 for adults only. Twin/dble £70. Shepherds hut £80.
  • Booking:

    Booking is not essential but may be advisable at busier times. Deposits are only required for groups. Payment is due on arrival by cash or cheque.
  • Directions:

    From bus station: exit front door, cross South Beach St and walk up Kenneth St. Pass 1st intersection and we are 2nd on the right. From ferry terminal come out of main exit, turn left, follow pedestrian walk-way to the bus station. From airport take bus to Stornoway bus station.
  • Public Transport :

    By plane: from Glasgow, Edinburgh or Inverness (Loganair). By ferry (Caledonian McBrayne) Ullapool to Stornoway (Lewis), Uig (Skye) to Tarbert (Harris) or Berneray (Uists) to Leverburgh (Harris).
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Hebridean Way
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available August Bank Holiday 2022 Available Autumn Half Term 2022 Available Easter 2023 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2023 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Half Term 2023


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Heb Hostel

Dreams can come true. Stay in a Shepherd’s Hut on the Scottish Isle of Lewis

September 10th 2020

Lots of availability for the rest of September and throughout October.

There’s an outdoor shower/toilet but without the usual access to the hostel’s kitchen and other communal areas, so no cooking facilities. What better excuse do you need to eat out?

showing the bed inside Heb hostels shepherds hut on the isle of Lewis

Escape to a Shepherd’s Hut on the Isle of Lewis

August 10th 2020

Now booking for Autumn 2020, an idyllic shepherd’s hut with outside shower/toilet in Stornoway.

Although Heb hostel is still closed due to COVID-19, the Shepherd’s Hut has been very popular.  Fully booked throughout August, there is availability from September onwards.  There’s an  outdoor shower/toilet but without the usual access to the hostel’s kitchen (so no cooking facilities) and other communal areas.



showing the bed inside Heb hostels shepherds hut on the isle of Lewis

Invite to the Outer Hebridies!

April 24th 2019

The Isle of Lewis is calling to you!

Our social hostel is centrally located in a little haven called Stornoway! Our community welcomes the individual and unique with open arms, so we know you’d fit in perfectly! A home from home atmosphere is present within the Hostel and throughout the whole town, even if the stunning landscapes do prove a remarkable contrast.

Heb Hostel - Outer Hebridies - Isle of Lewis
heb hostel Stornoway Isle of Lewis

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