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Crianlarich SYHA

Station Rd, Crianlarich, FK20 8QN, Scotland

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Overall Rating 91%

From 4 Reviews

Hostel rating (4)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 97%
Cleanliness 90%
Location 93%
Security 93%
Service 93%
Comfort 80%
Green rating 93%

Set in Scotland's first National Park, amidst stunning mountains, Crianlarich marks the halfway point on the West Highland Way.

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Crianlarich Hostel

Hostel Crianlarich

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Crianlarich Youth Hostel is a modern bungalow style building nestled below a forest in the Strathfillan Glen. This friendly youth hostel is located just over an hour's drive from Stirling and provides a great base for families, groups and outdoor enthusiasts looking to explore the northern area of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.

Facilities include a well-equipped self-catering kitchen, multi-share and private bedrooms, a cosy lounge, large dining area and a drying room. There is also ramped access for wheelchair users, ample parking and a children's playground nearby.

The village of Crianlarich is the halfway point on the West Highland Way and provides a welcome rest for tired feet. Twenty Munros dominate the landscape with particular favourites being Ben More (1174m) and Ben Lui (1130m). There are many other walks in the local community woodland and nearby forest and trout fishing permits can be bought locally.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 15:00 and 22:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 22:00
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of GBP 3.00 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Charges Apply
  • Internet Cafe Distance - More than 10km

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - At Reception
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 02 Apr to 07 Nov

From 07:00 to 10:00
From 15:00 to 22:00
From 15:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44-1838 300 260

Fax. +44-01838-300376

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • West Highland Way (500m to 1km)
  • Ben More (2 to 3km)
  • Falls of Falloch (3 to 5km)

See the full list of attractions



Nous étions de passage pour une nuit. Accueil parfait. Petit restau à proximté plein de recettes typiques écossaise alors qu'on s'attendait à des pizzas. Bref, escale fabuleuse !


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Fri 25 Aug 2017

Super position for Lands end John O'groats stop off. Ross, the warden was most welcoming and helpful, thanks Ross.


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Tue 04 Jul 2017

freundliche Bedienstete, unkompliziert, fühlte mich gut aufgehoben


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Sun 07 May 2017

Very lovely Staff, It was so heavy frequented but the Staff kept cool and friendly. We'll be ther for more times. Thank you for the warm welcome. Frank and friends


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Mon 24 Apr 2017

accueil très aimable. Propreté remarquable. Un tout petit bémol sur l'équipement de la salle commune : pourquoi avoir installé une télévision qui perturbe les jeux ?


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Sun 28 Aug 2016


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Golf course (More than 10km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Mountainous Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • National / State Park (At or next to the hostel)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500m)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

80km to Glasgow Airport. 101km to Prestwick Airport
200m to Citylink bus station
51km from Oban port
Free paking is available at the hostel
100m to Crainlarich Station

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