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Welcome to Skyewalker Hostel

A warm welcome and true Scottish hospitality awaits you at this family run, award winning hostel.

Always clean, comfortable and friendly, we offer fantastic, four star accommodation at budget prices.

Skyewalker Hostel is the ideal location from which to begin your Island adventure! Explore the Cuillin Mountains, swim in the magical Fairy Pools, tour the famous Talisker whisky distillery, spot a sea eagle or a shooting star and see for yourself the spectacular, wild landscapes that make the Isle of Skye a world class destination.

We have been voted by our visitors as Hostelworld’s “Best in Scotland” for 2020, 2019, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2012

We look forward to welcoming you on your island adventure!

Our Hostel

Garden HUTS

Tastefully decorated with a comfy double bed, toasty heating and your own private space makes each hut a perfect highland hideaway for two!

Situated in the garden, at the rear of the hostel, there is easy access to all hostel facilities, lounge, kitchen, bathrooms etc.


Heat your haggis or toast your buns in our modern, well equipped kitchen! Cooking your meals at Skyewalker Hostel will be a home from home experience with everything you need provided... except the food! There are storage drawers for guests’ food, free tea and coffee and free banter with your fellow travelling gourmets!


The Hostel has a large communal lounge with two distinct areas. The top lounge is snug and cosy with a comfortable leather suite which is just perfect after a hard day’s holidaying! There are a couple of guitars, (with strings!) for guests to play as well as a host of other instruments.


The hostel is set in five acres of garden ground, surrounded by magnificent scenery and is a great place to relax. There is a giant chess board for our guests to enjoy, garden games and of course our amazing glass Solardome.

Our Rooms


Skyewalker Hostel provides comfortable, friendly and affordable accommodation for up to 27 people.

Clean, fresh and free bed linen is provided and every bed has a super comfy, memory foam topper!

We ask that all guests respect the hostel rules and are quiet in the bedroom areas after 23.00.

Double Rooms

2-Bed Private bunk rooms shared bathroom

4 Bed Private Room Shared Bathroom

3 Bed Private Room Shared Bathroom

Our Island

The Isle of Skye

The Isle of Skye is the largest and most northerly island in the Inner Hebrides. It is also the most stunningly beautiful with it’s many peninsulas radiating out from its volcanic heart, the Cuillin mountain range.

The island is connected to the mainland by a picturesque, toll free road bridge although you can still get there the traditional way, by taking a ferry from either Mallaig or Glenelg, ”over the sea to Skye”. Skye is 50 miles north to south and around 25 miles at it’s widest with a coastline of some 400 miles made up of huge cliffs, caves, sea stacks and arches that surrounds some of the most exceptional, dramatic and magical scenery to be found anywhere. The main industries on the Island are tourism, agriculture, fishing and whisky distilling.

The locally produced Talisker malt whisky is the dram of choice for many of the world’s connoisseurs! The Isle of Skye has been the inspiration for many novels. In more modern times, it has been the backdrop for several movies, most recently, Prometheus, 47 Ronin, MacBeth and Outlaw King. The Island’s outstanding beauty has always inspired the arts and for centuries, Skye has been celebrated in verse and song.