Inveraray Hostel, Dalmally Road, Inveraray, Argyll, PA32 8XD

Call Dawn or Ruben on 01499 302454


The historic town of Inveraray, on the western shore of Loch Fyne is a superb location for exploring Scotland's Southern Highlands and Islands. Inverarary Hostel is perfect for independent holidaymakers who cherish an opportunity to socialise with other guests. The communal spaces and affable staff promote a convivial, cooperative atmosphere where travellers from many different backgrounds have a chance to meet, exchange stories, and relax in an informal environment. There are 10 rooms with a total of 21 beds (maximum guest capacity 22) in rooms of 4 beds, 3 beds, 2 beds, doubles and singles. Inverarary Hostel has a well-equipped kitchen, dining area and wee lounge, and a lovely garden with picnic tables. The hostel offers continental breakfast & towel hire. Inveraray is less than an hour and a half's drive from Glasgow airport and boasts a fine range of shops, pubs and eateries, as well as a magnificent 18th century castle in wooded grounds. There are woodland walks where you might spot red squirrels and roe deer, and, not too far away, are mountains. Access points for Munros in the Arrochar Alps, Glencoe and the Trossachs can be easily reached by car.

This accommodation is featured on our map of The Trossachs and Lochaber and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    21 in 10 rooms
  • Open:

    Late Mar-early Oct. Reception 8-10am/3.30-9.30pm. No daytime access.
  • Price per night:

    From £19.50pp. Breakfast £3.90
  • Booking:

    Online booking available. Groups of more than 7 please phone or email
  • Directions:

    From A83 at Inveraray take A819. Hostel 200m on left.
  • Public Transport:

    Bus 926 or 976 from Glasgow (about 6 per day, 7 days a week). Bus 976 from Oban (3 per day, 7 days a week). Bus 926 from Campbeltown.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is near mountains, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, is a Green Business Award Winner and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the page of accommodation near Castles, the IHUK signage page, the present or past youth hostel page and the City, Backpacker and Boutique Hostels map.

It has availability at August Bank Holiday.


aMixed dormitories
cPrivate rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
7Green Tourism Award: Silver
0VisitScotland Quality Assured
yYHA Affiliated
ZDogs by arrangement
9Best Price Guarantee


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The historic town of Inveraray, ideal for exploring Scotland’s Southern Highlands and Islands.

September 5th 2019

Inverarary Hostel is perfect for independent holidaymakers who enjoy socialising with other guests from many different backgrounds. The hostel offers simple, comfortable accommodation in private rooms & shared dorms, an excellent self-catering kitchen, communal dining area and a cosy wee lounge.

Inveraray Hostel offers friendly self-catering accommodation in shared dorms or private rooms, in the historic loch-side town of Inveraray, Argyll. We’re within a minute’s walk of the town’s amenities, restaurants & tourist attractions, and in a superb location for exploring nearby hills, gardens, cultural sites & islands on the West Coast of Scotland. Small & informal, our cosy hostel welcomes all independent travellers who enjoy socialising with other guests

Inveraray Hostel, Argyll, Scotland

Visit Inveraray and stay in the Green Tourism silver award winning hostel.

August 22nd 2019

Inveraray Hostel is close to the wild and beautiful Loch Fyne. It has a welcoming atmosphere, private rooms, a wildlife friendly garden and an Electric Vehicle charging point.

We are doing our best to reduce the hostel’s impact on the environment. Our electricity supply comes from sustainable sources, our daily cleaning products are eco-friendly, we have facilities to recycle packaging and staff voluntarily take your glass receptacles to the community recycling unit. We reuse what we can instead of throwing it away, promote the sharing of food over wastage and compost most food waste. We are also creating a wildlife-friendly garden, feeding the delightful garden birds and encouraging our visitors to take an interest in the local flora and fauna. Our efforts so far have earn us a SILVER Green Tourism Award.

While you are here take a wee wander along the shore of Loch Fyne from Inveraray Hostel, as the tide creeps out. See the Oyster Catchers  and their well-camouflaged but rather exposed eggs.  Or listen to the baby blackbirds freshly hatched in a nest in the hostel garden.  Visit Crarae Garden to see stunning Magnolia, Rhododendron and Azalea. Or visit  Ardkinglas Woodland Garden home to Britain’s largest trees and smallest birds.

Inverary from Loch Fyne

Inveraray Castle, on the western shore of Loch Fyne, Argyll, Scotland is just a 7 minute walk from Inveraray Hostel

August 21st 2019

This cosy hostel, sleeps 22 across 10 rooms and is just one and a half hour’s drive from Glasgow airport.

Book Direct at Inveraray Hostel on the shores of  Loch Fyne to be sure that your money goes direct the the community that will welcome you.  Inveraray Hostel is the perfect location to base any exploration of this beautiful area or as a stop off on a tour of the Southern Highlands.

Inveraray Castle close to Inverary Hostel
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