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Inverness Hostel

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Free WiFi
Fridge, microwave, oven, hob
Free toiletries, bathrobes
Free toiletries, bathrobes

Overview of Inverness Hostel

Inverness Hostel

2 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Hillview House, Merlewood Road, Inverness, Scotland, IV2 4NL

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBellfield Park15 min walk
  • Popular LocationTorvean Golf Club5 min drive
  • Popular LocationInverness Botanic Gardens11 min drive
  • AirportInverness (INV)24 min drive

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About this area


Inverness Hostel is located in Inverness. Torvean Golf Club and Muir of Ord Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Bellfield Park and Merkinch Local Nature Reserve. Inverness Botanic Gardens and Wildwoodz Paintball and Lasertag Park are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the hostel's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Bellfield Park - 15 min walk
  • Inverness Cathedral - 4 min drive
  • Torvean Golf Club - 5 min drive
  • Eden Court Theatre - 9 min drive
  • Inverness Botanic Gardens - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Inverness Station - 10 min drive
  • Inverness (INV) - 24 min drive


  • Johnny Foxes - 3 min drive
  • Zizzi - 3 min drive
  • McGonagall's Steakhouse - 3 min drive
  • Rocpool - 3 min drive
  • Urquhart's - 3 min drive

About this property

Inverness Hostel

Hostel in Inverness
Along with concierge services, this smoke-free hostel has laundry facilities and a garden. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a TV in a common area. All 6 rooms provide in-room free WiFi, hobs and coffee makers. Phones and free toiletries are also available to guests.
Inverness Hostel offers 6 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and complimentary bathrobes. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen.

Bathrooms include baths or showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Microwaves and fridges can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Fridge (on request)


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Oven
  • Fridge (on request)
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Hob


  • Phone

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Check-in from 4 PM - 8:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
The host will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Host will greet you


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts Visa; cash is not accepted

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Hillview House Inverness Hostel
Hillview House Hostel
Hillview House Inverness
Inverness Hostel
Inverness Youth Hostel Scotland
Inverness Hostel Scotland
Inverness Hostel Inverness
Inverness Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Inverness Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Inverness

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 31 out of 58 reviews
5 - Excellent 53%
Rating 4 - Good. 18 out of 58 reviews
4 - Good 31%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 58 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 58 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 58 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Liked: Room comfort
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Disappointing - owner needs to do some maintenance
Booked this because for a night as I was camping and fed of of being soaked, property listed as having self service laundry and free WiFi - there are no laundry facilities and if there was WiFi I couldn't find the connection details. The lock on the room didn't work, so couldn't lock door, otherwise room was fine. The shower was missing a door so bathroom floor got soaked when showering, and the floor appeared to be starting to collapse probably due to rot from all the water on floor. Cleanliness of kitchen area could have been better.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Would highly recommend this Hostel. It's more like a B&B just you make your own Breakfast ( cerial toast and yoghurt tea and coffee) Make your own evening meal 2 Tesco store's not far away. Kitchen has all you need with own basket in fridge to store your own small amount of shopping. Make tea and coffee anytime and you can use Tv room.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

2/5 Poor

Travelled with group
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Starting with Check In. We were told no earlier than 4pm which would’ve been fine except for the floor in our room had obviously not been swept and there was debris from the floor that had made it under the comforter in the bed. There was no one to greet us for our check in, and there was no indication that it was a self check in situation. The only reason we knew what room we were to belong in was because we had called earlier in the day with questions because we never received any information after the booking was confirmed. The Room The bathroom had cold standing water next to the bathtub, which one again only confirms that the room was not properly cleaned. Debris was on the floor obviously from the previous occupants shoes, food and whatnot. Overall House and Amenities Occupants were given keys to the front door but during our stay it seemed like we were the only one to lock it. Upon many arrivals back from town, or when leaving the house the front door was wide open. Thankfully our individual rooms locked but it was still unsettling to see there were not notes around reminding occupants to lock the door. The usage of the words “BREAKFAST PROVIDED” is a complete sham. If breakfast provided means whatever is left over by other tenants, and 3 tubs of butter then this is the place for you. However if you are expecting basic essentials like tea, coffee, bread, fruit, or yogurt you will be greatly disappointed.
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great place to see Inverness from.Friendly, warm and clean. Free breakfast,tea and coffee.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019