Willy Wallace Hostel

Exceptionally friendly, spacious and clean backpacker hostel. It has an excellent location in the centre of Stirling just 2 minutes walk from the station, in an interesting ornate Victorian building. Free WIFI, Internet use and Tea/Coffee to all residents - large comfortable sitting room and great kitchen. We are already establishing a reputation as one of Scotlands best hostels. Decor is attractive, colourful and unique. Beds are extremely comfortable. Stirling - in the heart of Braveheart country is not to be missed.

In exchange of about 10-20 hours of help per week (depending on the position) on what needs to be done in the hostel, we offer an accommodation reserved only for the staff crew. You will be staying at the Willy Wallace Hostel, 77 Murray Pl. FK8 1AU, right in the city centre. We're 50min away from Edinburgh and 40min away from Glasgow by bus or train. Or if you're more like an outdoor person, the Stirling is known as the gateway to the Highlands! Long wild walks to do do all around the town. Every kitchen utensils you need are in the kitchen. We have staff fridges where you can occupy a shelf; or you can also take a tray to store the rest of your food in a tray holder. And of course a great high-speed wifi internet connection. Apart from our work-in-exchange-for-accommodation package we offer an opportunity to make friends with our international staff team!


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Brazil

Magic place! So far the best work exchange experience that I have had. I don't want to leave! The tasks are simple and the manager is really friendly and flexible. If you like relaxing in the mountains and go for a beer in a traditional Scotish pub at the end of the day, this is the place. I'm going to miss so much this place that gave so many special moments with amazing people. Pure love!

2 months ago

Argentina

Stirling is a small but beautiful town. Its charm relies on the fact that is not very turistic, like Glasgow or Edinburgh,but you always have something to do. Night life is cool, you have a few pubs and night clubs.The Willy Wallace is amazing.It's located right in the city center, a few minutes away from the castle. The hostel is very, very cozy and the only flaw I find is that we are in front of a night club, so weekends are a bit noisy. Your tasks are not difficult at all. Staff is just the best and they will be there to help you.
Yann is such a character!He is really chilled and patient

3 months ago

Italy

This was my first experience as a Worldpacker and it couldn't have been better! Hours and tasks are fair, never too heavy, the hostel is clean, and the staff is lovely, I already miss all of them! Stirling is a little city but it's pretty and lively; it's the perfect location if you want to travel a bit around Scotland.

8 months ago

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