A fully equipped kitchen allows guests to prepare their own meals and the spacious lounge / dining area promotes a friendly, tranquil atmosphere. The hostel has six en-suite bedrooms, each sleeping up to four people. A mixture of double beds with a set of bunks and bunk bedded rooms allows a combination of single, double, twin, family or private occupancies.
The large garden has a drying green to facilitate outdoor drying of clothes as well as a seating and barbecue area. There is a drying room free of charge with attached chargeable laundry facilities. The hostel is located within the scenic coastal village of Helmsdale and a five-minute walk from an array of shops, restaurants and bars.
Open all year – group bookings only from November to March.
All the bedrooms at Helmsdale Hostel are en-suite and each can accommodate up to four people.
Dog are welcome by arrangement at £10 per dog per night.
Separate male and female en-suite rooms - each sleep up to four with two sets of adult sized bunks.
Prices £25 per person.
Mixture of en-suite rooms with double bed and sets of bunks, each sleeping up to four people.
Prices for private room from £70 for up to two people and £100 for up to four people.
Comfortable lounge area with wood burning stove
Large dining area
All bedrooms en-suite
Pets welcome on request
Access with limited mobility
Free roadside parking beside hostel
Public Transport to Helmsdale Hostel
There is a bus stop beside the hostel and the train station is a ten-minute walk. There is also a bus service to and from Orkney offering day trips and tours. For independent travellers there are regular ferries to Orkney from Caithness. The nearest airports are Inverness and Wick.