Gatliff Hebridean Hostel - Howmore

Howmore, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SH

Type:Hostel

Gradings

  • 2 Star Hostel
2 Star Hostel
From £20.00

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About

From the door of the hostel, walk along the Western Isles Way, experience miles of golden sand, watch the Atlantic waves lap the beach; climb to the top of South Uist’s three highest hills; explore the ruins of a 13th monastery; or just observe the gentle ways of machair life. Please note we do not take bookings.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
16
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
16 Beds£20.00 per person per night (room only)

*£20 per adult per night (bed only). £10 if under 18 years old. Camping on hostel site £12. £6 if under 18 years old. Hire of sheet sleeping bag £3.

Please note that we do not take bookings. See our website www.gatliff.org.uk to learn more about how our system works and what to expect when you arrive at the hostel. We aim to provide simple hostel accommodation with a self-catering kitchen to allow all to stay a while to get to know the Outer Hebrides’ unique environment and Gaelic culture. Our hostels all have Visit Scotland Two Star Hostel status.
NB: The hostel can only accept cash or cheque payments

Facilities

Domestic

  • Bunk Beds
  • Electric Cooker
  • Electric Shaver Point
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
  • Outdoor Drying Facility
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Toilets
  • Wash Hand Basin

Facilities

  • No Smoking Permitted

Leisure Facilities

  • Entertainment Available - Conversation and contemplation!
  • No Television

Location

  • Coastal Location
  • Island Location
  • Rural Location
  • Village Location

Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Cheque
  • No credit cards accepted

Special Requirements

  • No Pets Allowed
  • Single Travellers
  • Young People

Transport

  • On Public Transport Route
  • Public Parking Nearby - Free parking nearby

Map & Directions

TripAdvisor

Gradings

  • 2 Star Hostel
2 Star Hostel

Awards

  • Other AwardsSilver Listing Silver Listing 2013
  • Green TourismEnergy Isles Award Energy Isles Award 2016
  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020

Opening Times

Opening Mid summer 2022 (1 July 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

* RE-OPENING after the pandemic on Friday July 1st 2022

What's Nearby

  1. Tobha Mòr has been an important ecclesiastical centre since early medieval times.

    0.02 miles away
  2. This rather fat looking, sparrow-like bird and occurs on the machair, either side of the…

    0.27 miles away
  3. Birthplace of Neil MacEachen protector of Bonnie Prince Charles and father of Alexandre…

    0.32 miles away
  1. Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach…

    0.49 miles away
  2. Caisteal Bheagram is a ruin of a 15th/16th Century tower,

    0.51 miles away
  3. An excellent small area to see a good variety of machair flowers.

    0.57 miles away
  4. Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach…

    0.96 miles away
  5. This sparrow-like bird superficially resembles corn bunting although is much slimmer and…

    0.99 miles away
  6. This rusty brown, pigeon-sized game bird occurs on the moorland either side of the main…

    1.58 miles away
  7. Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach…

    1.64 miles away
  8. Loch Druidibeag is a National Nature Reserve where colourful grassland on the coast…

    1.7 miles away
  9. This is a large, heavy-billed diver can resemble a goose, especially in flight.

    1.9 miles away
  10. This rusty brown, pigeon-sized game bird can be found on the moorland north of Loch…

    1.96 miles away
  11. There is a self-guided walk which will take approximately 3 hours.

    1.99 miles away
  12. Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach…

    2.02 miles away
  13. This location is on the shore of a large fresh water loch surrounded by moorland with…

    2.26 miles away
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