Chill out on your travels at one of Scotland's most laid back hostels in the heart of beautiful Oban!


Here at Oban Backpackers we offer fantastic facilities, including:

  • Comfy beds already made up so no need to bring your sleeping bag
  • Great hot, powerful showers available 24 hours a day
  • Self-catering kitchen complete with everything you will need to cook your favourite meal
  • Plenty of storage and fridges available for you to use
  • Optional continental style breakfast – £3.00
  • FREE tea, coffee & hot chocolate available 24hours
  • Fantastic sociable lounge with a real coal fire, games, hostel guitar and a full sized pool table
  • FREE WiFi
  • FREE use of a hairdryer & straighteners – we know how important it is to have fab hair!
  • We sell the essentials you may have forgotten to pack at reception such as toothbrushes etc
  • Loads of local info on walks, trails, activities, adventures…
  • Laundry Service – £5.00 a load and we will even fold your clothes for you!
  • Free safe for valuables
  • Towel Hire – £1.50 per towel
  • Free Luggage Storage
  • Bike Storage
  • Free parking nearby to the hostel
  • Information on buses, trains and ferries

We have 54 dorm beds in 7 rooms; the smallest dorm is 6-bed, the largest is 12-bed. We have a big self-catering kitchen, 5 hot showers and a brilliant spacious lounge that’s perfect for socializing.

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