Dundee Backpackers

Dundee Backpackers Hostel

High Street, Dundee, DD1 1SD, United Kingdom | T.: +44 1382 224646

Set within 5 beautifully restored period buildings, one of which dates back to the 16th century, the Dundee Backpackers Hostel is a unique hostel wich offers a selection of private rooms on Dundee’s bustling High Street.

Centrally located, the Dundee Backpackers Hostel boasts the pedestrianised centre, with numerous shops, restaurants, pubs and clubs, right on its doorstep. Within walking distance you can visit popular attractions such as the V&A Museum of Design, Discovery Point, McManus Galleries and Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre.

Each building reflects the style and character of the time in which it was built. There are feature fireplaces, plaster cornices and windows of all shapes and sizes. All of the buildings even have their own little ‘museum’ full of information and artefacts from the buildings’ history.

Dundee Backpackers Location

Friendly and relaxed hostel, full of history. The city of Dundee offers everything you need, and as Dundee Backpackers is in the city center, you can easily walk to many interesting places, in just a few minutes.

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Property highlights

  • Linen
  • Shared kitchen
  • WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
  • No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

Frequently Asked Questions about Dundee Backpackers Hostel

Which popular attractions are close to Dundee Backpackers Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Discovery Point (0.3 miles), The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum (0.1 miles), and Desperate Dan Statue (0.02 miles).

What are some restaurants close to Dundee Backpackers Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Gidi Grill, Tahini, and Rancho Pancho.

Is Dundee Backpackers Hostel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.05 miles away from the centre of Dundee.

Are there any historical sites close to Dundee Backpackers Hostel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Verdant Works (0.5 miles), Claypotts Castle (3.4 miles), and Wishart Arch (0.3 miles).


  • University of Dundee – 7-minute walk
  • V&A Dundee – 11-minute walk
  • Minnie the Minx Statue – 1-minute walk
  • Desperate Dan Statue – 1-minute walk
  • City Square – 2-minute walk
  • McManus Galleries and Museum – 2-minute walk
  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral – 3-minute walk
  • Howff Burial Ground – 5-minute walk
  • Abertay University – 6-minute walk
  • Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre – 6-minute walk
  • Discovery Point – 0.4 mi / 0.6 km

Getting around

  • Dundee (DND) 12-min drive
  • Dundee Tay Bridge Station 6-min walk
  • Broughty Ferry Station 11-min drive
  • Monifieth Station 13-min drive

Plan your stay at Dundee Backpackers

Dundee Backpackers Hostel

High Street, Dundee, DD1 1SD, United Kingdom
T.: +44 1382 224646

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