Snug & cosy dorms
Snug & cosy dorms
Snug & cosy dorms
Snug & cosy dorms
Oban's favourite hostel
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Dorm beds

The best value dorm accommodation in Oban's favourite hostel. The comfiest dorms in Scotland? - you decide!

Budget dormitory accommodation in Oban, Scotland. Big comfy bunk beds with sheets and duvets. Warm and cosy dorms. Spacious lounge area with pool table. Friendly hostel staff and a great international atmosphere. Awesome showers with loads of hot water.

During the Covid-19 crisis, our dorms are operating as private rooms for your group/family. Each dorm is allocated a separate bathroom with toilet, shower and plently of hot water for your personal use.

If you have a group or family that would prefer to use a dormitory please get in touch with us directly. Group bookings can only be made by email

(Prefer your own room? - click here to find out about our private rooms!)

Close to the centre of Oban

Backpackers Plus is in the centre of Oban, just a short 10 minute walk from train, bus and ferry terminals.

Breakfast included

Fully equipped kitchen and large dining area. Light buffet breakfast included.

Unique Sky Room lounge

Enjoy our fantastic and unique Sky Room lounge with views over Oban's rooftops - and the comfiest sofas you'll find.

Parking & bike storage

Car parks and on-street parking are available near to the hostel - with Pay & Display charges  until 6pm, then free overnight until 9am. The closest off-street car parks are at Corran Halls and Atlantis Leisure Centre (both under 5 minutes walk away). The hostel has inside storage for bicycles.

Reception hours

Reception is open from 4pm to 7pm.

Hostel check-in

Check-in time is during Reception opening hours from 4pm to 7pm only. For check-ins outside those times, please email to make arrangements.

For every booking, please make sure to get in touch with us in advance for check-in and breakfast arrangements and safety procedures.

Warm & cosy dorms fantastic value!

fantastic value!

Warm & cosy dorms

Scotland's best bunks?

We’ve probably got the widest, most comfortable, spacious bunks in any hostel across Scotland! Custom made for Backpackers Plus, these are not just a place to sleep - they are a wonder to behold!

All mod cons...

Each bunk has a super comfortable mattress with fitted sheet, lovely duvets and two pillows. There's your own reading lamp, shelf and two electrical socket outlets for powering your phone, music player or whatever.

Feel the heat

The hostel showers are awesome with lots of hot water (and yes, since you ask, there are separate facilities for women). The hostel has full central heating so you're warm and cosy whatever the weather outside.

Plus we offer a laundry service and if you need to hire a towel just ask for one at reception when you arrive.

Custom made super bunks only at Backpackers Plus!

only at Backpackers Plus!

Custom made super bunks

Fully equipped kitchen

There’s a fully equipped kitchen for you to prepare your own food. Whether you simply want to make a sandwich or cook a hot meal you are free to make use of the cooker, microwave, fridge, pots/crockery and plenty of hot water for the washing up afterwards.

Free tea, coffee and hot chocolate

Relax in the communal dining area and help yourself to free tea, coffee or hot chocolate. And of course you are free to enjoy the Sky Room lounge in the main hostel building - watch the sun go down over the rooftops of Oban.

See the Sky Room on our Gallery page 

Buffet breakfast included

Help yourself to hot drinks, juices, cereal, bread/toast from from 7.30am - 10.30am – it will set you up for the day! Breakfast is included in the price.

Buffet breakfast included......set yourself up for the day

...set yourself up for the day

Buffet breakfast included...

Welcome to Oban!

Our friendly, knowledgeable staff will welcome you to Backpackers Plus and to Oban. Whether you are staying for a day or a week, they will help you plan and get the most from your visit.

Sky Room lounge

The Backpackers Plus Sky Room lounge is a unique place to relax and meet other travellers. This huge open plan room features the exposed beams of the old church and a view over Oban's rooftops towards the sunset beyond Mull.

There are comfortable seats where you can sit and chat, read a book or play a game of pool. Plan the next day’s activities and make use of our internet access and FREE WiFi.

Chat the night away, challenge new friends to a game of pool or simply read a book or pore over local maps.

See the Sky Room on our Gallery page 
A Backpackers Plus welcome!  Friendly, knowledgeable, here to help!

Friendly, knowledgeable, here to help!

A Backpackers Plus welcome!