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

Call James on 01499 302562


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 Scottish Borders, Glasgow, Edinburgh and South Scotland and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    21 in 10 rooms
  • Open:

    May 28th - Late Oct. Reception 8-10am/4.00-9.00pm
  • Price per night:

    Private rooms from £23 pp.
  • 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
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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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News & Offers from Inveraray Hostel

Inveraray Hostel will be open from May 28th for summer 2021.

April 19th 2021

Welcome to our wee Hostel in the Highlands of Scotland! We are now taking bookings (occupancy will be restricted In line with Government guidance).

Inveraray Hostel offers friendly self-catering accommodation in the historic loch-side town of Inveraray, Argyll. We provide simple, comfortable rooms, a fully-equipped guest kitchen, communal dining area, shared bathrooms, a drying room, bike shed & free parking. The hostel is within a two minutes walk of the town’s amenities, restaurants & tourist attractions, and in a superb location for exploring nearby hills, gardens, lochs, glens, cultural sites & islands on the West Coast of Scotland.

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Inveraray Hostel is now closed for the 2020 Season

October 1st 2020

At present, we are unable to take reservations for next year. If you would like to be notified when we are able to accept bookings for 2021, please email with “Booking for 2021” as the title.

Summer at Inverarary Hostel

Inveraray Hostel is open for 2020

August 19th 2020

We have introduced some new measures to maintain a healthy and relaxed environment for all our guests. We will only be accommodating a maximum of 12 guests (normally 22) and all our rooms will be private. Our shared self-catering kitchen will be available for guests and each room has their own allocated dining table. Sorry, for now our cosy little lounge with board games and books will not be available, but do bring your own pack of playing cards!

See you soon!COVID-19 Policies & Procedures at Inveraray Hostel

In accordance with current government guidelines, we’ll be temporarily introducing the following procedures and policies.

Our measures will only be effective if we can rely on our guests to be sensible, take personal responsibility and be considerate of other guests staying at the hostel. We thank you in advance for your co-operation in helping to maintain a relaxed, friendly and safe environment for all.


We are reducing our occupancy from 22 to a maximum of 12 guests at any one time. We’ll manage reservations carefully to ensure all guests can move comfortably around the hostel and use all our facilities with ease whilst still keeping the recommended physical distance

Individual beds in shared dorms will not be available to book this season. All our rooms will be available for private occupancy only


Hand sanitiser will be provided for guest use

Soap dispensers are installed in the bathrooms, but we have removed our common-use hand towels. Please bring your own towel for hand drying, or hire one from us


Will shall continue with our high-standard cleaning routine after guest check-out, carry out regular checks of the facilities during your stay and include an evening clean of common areas

Our rooms are simple, uncluttered and easy to clean thoroughly to maintain excellent hygiene standards and, as usual, all bed linen is changed after each guest use


Our shared self-catering kitchen will be open and available for guests to use. Dining area seating will be reduced to create more space, allowing for easier distancing, and tables will be allocated to specific rooms

Sorry, for now our cosy little lounge will not be open, nor will board games, musical instruments or books be available for the time being. Do bring your own pack of playing cards!

The bike shed and drying room will remain open for guest use


Unfortunately, we are unable to offer our usual Super Continental Breakfast this season. Complimentary tea, coffee, hot chocolate and a morning snack will be available instead


Our hostel will only be open if we have pre-bookings. Please avoid disappointment and book accommodation at least 24 hours in advance

Guests will be required to show ID at check-in

Please note that these are additional policies and not a substitute for our standard policies

Any guest flouting government guidelines during their stay and/or making others feel uncomfortable will be asked to leave the premises immediately

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