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Isle of Skye – Portree SYHA

Isle of Skye, IV51 9EW, Scotland

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Overall Rating 91%

From 13 Reviews

Hostel rating (13)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 94%
Cleanliness 89%
Location 99%
Security 91%
Service 87%
Comfort 85%
Green rating 87%

New for 2015, Portree is an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts or those wishing to explore the beautiful Isle of Skye.

  • Dorm
    From €17.73
  • Private
    From €53.20
10 or more people?
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Isle of Skye Hostel

Hostel Isle of Skye

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

This youth hostel is located in the heart of Portree, the capital of Skye, and one of the most famous destinations in Scotland. The bus station, town square, galleries, shops and restaurants are only a couple of minutes’ away. Portree is also the home of the award-winning Aros Centre.

Portree offers modern accommodation in an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts or those wishing to explore the beautiful Isle of Skye. With a mix of private en-suite rooms and dormitory accommodation there’s something to suit both groups and independent travellers.

Go on your very own adventure exploring the island and come back to comfortable accommodation for a good night’s sleep. Portree is a popular destination for all types of travellers, ideally located for those wishing to explore the town and also experience the attractions and hospitality that the Isle of Skye has to offer. The spectacular scenery of the Trotternish Ridge is just to the north of the town, dominated by weird and wonderful rock formations such as the Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock and the truly extraordinary pinnacles of the Quaraing. Other popular activities include walking, cycling, pony trekking, boat cruises, coasteering and wildlife spotting, perhaps catching a glimpse of one of Scotland’s rarest birds of prey, the White Tailed Sea Eagle.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 5 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 3 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of GBP 3.00 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car parking nearby - At or next to the hostel
  • Laundry Facilities
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
From 07:30 to 10:00
From 15:00 to 22:30
Check-in:
From 15:00 to 22:30

Get in touch

Get in touch

Reviews

Reviews

Really nice staff. They recommended us a lot of places to visit (and have drinks). They were all the time with a smile and making jokes. The location is perfect, you can have breakfast looking at the harbor. The rooms are clean and it is perfect that each room has its own bathroom.

100%

Avatar for Amada Eloísa

Amada Eloísa,

Tue 20 Sep 2016

We enjoyed our stay and staff were very helpful in changing the number of days were stayed and in providing us with information about the island. Great location near the centre of town, good parking space, good breakfast and very comfortable accommodation.

93%

Avatar for Deborah

Deborah,

Sun 21 Aug 2016

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Hiking / Walking trails
Getting to us

Getting to us

Bus
Portree can be reached by direct buses from Glasgow and Inverness and the bus stop is only a couple of minutes away from the youth hostel.
Car
From the Skye Bridge it takes approximately 50 minutes to drive to Portree. After crossing the Skye Bridge the road passes through Broadford then past Sligachan with great views of the Cullin mountains until it reaches Portree. On entering Portree town continue past the Aros Centre and Portree High School on the left. Close to it is a turn off signposted to Dunvegan and Uig - keep to the main road to the right. The next turn off to the right signposted for free public parking leads to the carpark and to the youth hostel's main entrance and reception.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Fishing
  • Walking / Hiking

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