Are you travelling to Scotland in a group? Whether you are a school or university group, sports team, stag or hen party- we are happy to accommodate all ranges of groups at any of our hostels in Edinburgh, St. Andrews and Inverness. Our team will ensure your group has an enjoyable time staying with us!

Cowgate Hostel Edinburgh | We have private apartments and cater for both large and small groups. Are you planning on hitting the *whisper* “Pubic Triangle” on your stag do or sampling one of the many excellent cocktail bars with the hens? Cowgate Hostel in Edinburgh has several apartments that you can book exclusively for the use of your stags and hens group. Choose from 14, 16, 20 and 22 bed apartments and you will have exclusive, private access to a fully equipped kitchen and lounge area, as well as private showers and “lavvies” (that’s Scottish for “toilets”!)

Are you looking for long-term accommodation? Talk to us about our amazing long-term rates.



Cowgate Hostel – Edinburgh

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Highland Backpackers – Inverness

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St Andrews Tourist Hostel

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Cowgate Tourist Hostel Edinburgh

94-116 Cowgate
Edinburgh, EH1 1JN

T: +44 (0) 131 226 5716 (reception)
E: [email protected]

Highland Backpackers Inverness

24 Rose Street, Inverness
Highland, IV1 1NQ

T: +44 (0) 146 324 1962 (reception)
E: [email protected]

St Andrews Tourist

Inchape House, St. Mary’s Place
St Andrews, KY16 9UY

T: +44 (0) 133 447 9911 (reception)
E: [email protected]


Head office: +44 (0) 808 168 9610 

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm GMT