About About this youth hostel ....
With beautiful coastal views, Broadford Youth Hostel offers a good base for exploring the Isle of Skye.
Perfect for groups, families and solo travellers, the hostel offers has a wide range of private rooms and shared dorms. None of the rooms are en-suite but ample shower and washroom facilities are available.
WiFi is free for all guests and other facilities include a well-equipped self-catering kitchen, comfortable lounge with views across the bay towards the Applecross peninsula, USB charging points in all bedrooms, a laundry and drying room and secure bike storage. Basic provisions, confectionery and soft drinks are available to purchase at reception.
There is a public car park in front of the hostel with spaces for approx. 23 cars.
Broadford is a dog-friendly hostel. If you would like to book yourself and your dog into the hostel, please phone the hostel direct on: +44 (0) 1471 822 442 to check availability. There is a small charge of £5 per night for your dog when staying in our hostels.
‘Wee Breakfast’ available (please remember to pre-book).
The hostel is also available for exclusive private rental.
- Seafront location with fantastic coastal views
- Friendly team with expert local knowledge
- Dog Friendly
- Local shops and restaurants within walking distance
- Licensed, serving local beers and wine
- Close to the main road with public transport links in all directions.
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Facilities & Services
March to October (RentaHostel available all year)
08:00 - 10:30 and 17.00 - 21.30
17:00 - 21.30
08:00 - 10:00
The youth hostel closes at midnight. Between 10:00-17:00 access is limited to some public areas downstairs, with no access to bedrooms and bathrooms (except one downstairs toilet near the entrance)
Free Parking (nearby or onsite)
Suitable for Groups
21/10/2023Lovely location. Well cared for by Wardens. Especially appreciated the clean, well maintained and well equipped kitchen.Thank you.
20/10/2023Good value n location - facilities excellent
08/10/2023Great value, like home environment
07/10/2023The hostel was quiet, comfortable and welcoming. It was clean and warm, with good kitchen facilities.
01/10/2023Great hostel, lovely location.
29/09/2023Would recommend to everyone who wants to visit Skye! We had an excellent stay, with all the facilities we needed on our cycle trip, and it was a great location too. Above all, like all the Hostelling Scotland hostels we have stayed at, the staff were super helpful, going above and beyond to help us out (and other guests too) and just generally being very friendly and nice to chat to. Made us feel at home.
29/09/2023Extremely helpful front desk staff! Clean room in a great location.
02/09/2023Friendly staff. I stayed for 6 nights in a single occupancy room, a main reason for staying. Kitchen open early so brilliant for me having early starts each day whilst guiding my group on the hills.
25/08/2023Stewart was on the night I checked in, I had a great conversation with him and it made me feel very welcome to the area, I would absolutely stay again, primarily thanks to Stewart's fantastic hospitality.
24/08/2023We absolutely loved it! Lovely common room to relax after a hike and helpful staff if you need anything.
17/08/2023Nice and friendly hostel.
02/08/2023Very welcoming, staff went out of their way to help. Can't fault the visit.
26/07/2023Super staff, very helpful with my queries. Thank you.
23/07/2023Very helpful and friendly staff helped our one night stop over go smoothly
23/07/2023Breathtakingly beautiful location
17/07/2023Fantastic location - even managed a swim, well maintained, very helpful and friendly staff, close to amenities like a supermarket
16/07/2023Had a great stay at Broadford, hostel was very comfy, I was able to do a wash (which was very much needed) and Stuart lent me his bike pump to pump up my tires before I left!! Big thanks for a great stay!!!
16/07/2023A friendly and welcoming place, clean facilities and a cosy lounge. Excellent value for money.
09/07/2023Nice staff and stay.. Huge comfortable living room, kitchen and dining room. I recommend
06/07/2023Very enjoyable with good views from this hotel.
30/06/2023Loved staying here thank you
25/06/2023This is a really nice base for exploring Skye or if you're starting or finishing a longer adventure. The staff was really accommodating and helpful as well. It's out of the way of the main road too so it has a nice private atmosphere to it
23/06/2023Lovely location by the lake, excellent cleanliness and friendly staff. Huge kitchen with all amneties to preparr your own meals. Definitely recommended
19/06/2023Broadford Hostel is in a perfect spot for a Skye trip. It is well-run, tidy and clean and the warden is friendly and efficient. The views from the sitting room are wonderful.
16/06/2023Excellent facilities. Recommended!
12/06/2023Good location, comfortable and clean.
12/06/2023Broadford Hostel is exceptionally pleasant. We'll organised, friendly staff, spacious shared communal spaces, great views and location. We loved staying there.
08/06/2023First time there; well designed, good facilities, helpful, friendly staff. Good location.
Ian & Katherine
Reasons to visit
Set in a romantic bay with beautiful coastal and mountain views, Broadford Youth Hostel is an ideal base for exploring the stunning Isle of Skye.
The Marble trail and Corry walk are within easy reach of the hostel and the famous Cuillin mountain range is just 15 miles away. For a more relaxing experience, the Irishman's Point is a short walk from the hostel with views over Pabay and Scalpay Islands and with Loch Carron and the Northwest Highlands looming in the distance. A boat trip from Elgol (about a 30 minute drive) towards Loch Coruisk is well worth considering.
Skye offers ideal sea kayaking opportunities for those with a more adventurous spirit and courses for all levels can be taken within close driving distance of the hostel.
Seals, otters and gannets are regularly seen diving for fish close to the hostel and local attractions include Armadale Castle and Clan MacDonald hosting a number of events across the year from craft fairs to music festivals. Discover local craftsmanship at Skye ceramics or Skye candles and take home a lasting reminder of your trip.