Hostels on the Outer Hebridies : Self catering hostel on the Isle of Lewis


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

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 wi-fi, 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.
Heb Hostel | Hostels on the Outer Hebridies : Self catering hostel on the Isle of Lewis

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or call Christine Macintosh on
01851 709889

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Rooms & Beds:

26: 1×8, 2×7,1×4 (family dorm).


All year. All day. Please phone for access code if warden not around.

Price per night:

£19 pp. Family dorm: £75 for family, £84 for adults only.


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.


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 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 (Flybe), Aberdeen (Eastern Airways), Inverness & Benbecula (Highland Airways). By ferry (Caledonian McBrayne) Ullapool to Stornoway (Lewis), Uig (Skye) to Tarbert (Harris) or Berneray (Uists) to Leverburgh (Harris)

This accommodation is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, has a pub within walking distance and is on the Skye and the Hebrides map and the .

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A warm welcome at Heb Hostel

A warm welcome at Heb Hostel

Whether you are visiting the Isle of Lewis for adventure or retreat, Heb hostel provides comfy beds and a warm welcome.

The isle of Lewis attracts visitors not only for it’s breathtaking beauty, variety of wildlife and interesting history  but also for exciting activities such as climbing, surfing and canoeing.  Whether you are visiting for adventure or retreat you will find a comfy bed and warm welcome at Heb Hostel. And its not just for large groups or individuals the family room provides great value accommodation for families who want to self-cater and have the social experience of a hostel with the comfort of their own room.

Hebridean Way

Hebridean Way

Steeped in History, the Hebridean Way cycle route passes over hills and along the atlantic coastline

Passing through Stornoway, home of Heb Hostel, the the Hebridean Way cycle route  stretches 185 miles along the length of the Outer Hebrides from Vatersay on Barra in the south to the Butt of Lewis in the north.  The route passes through 10 Islands linked by causeways or ferries.  It passes over rugged hills and along dazzling Atlantic coastline. The new Hebridean Way walking route is now also available and details of the hostels on both are shown on our Hebridean Way page .

Heb Hostel BBQ Hut

Heb Hostel BBQ Hut

A bit of weather needn’t put travelers off a BBQ on the Isle of Lewis

Heb Hostel in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis has come up with a unique way of insuring against the weather with this pretty painted BBQ Hut.  There is always something going on at Heb Hostel, in the bustling coastal town of Stornoway, and plenty of tales and advice from the staff at this family run hostel.  Have a look at their faecbook page to find out more.

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