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Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel

Gairloch, Gairloch Carn Dearg, IV21 2DJ, Scotland

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A former hunting lodge with spectacular views over the sea and mountains and a golden sandy beach on its doorstep.

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Gairloch Carn Dearg Hostel

Hostel Gairloch Carn Dearg

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

A lochside lodge, sitting on the northern shore of Loch Gairloch, with magnificent sea and mountain views and easy access to fantastic sandy beaches.

Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel is a great base for exploring the North West Highlands, offering guests a range of comfortable private and shared rooms. None of the rooms are en-suite but ample shower and washroom facilities are available.

Guests can opt for a ‘Wee Breakfast’ of cereal, Scottish yogurt, fresh fruit, tea and coffee, or take advantage of the recently refurbished and well-equipped self-catering kitchen and dining room. The hostel is licensed so you can enjoy a beer, malt whisky or glass of wine while relaxing in the cosy lounge with panoramic views over Gairloch, the Torridon hills, Skye Cullins and outer Hebrides (on a good day)!

WiFi is free for all guests and other facilities include lockers, a laundry and a small drying room. Basic provisions, confectionery and soft drinks are available to purchase at reception and the nearest shop is only a five minute walk away. The hostel has onsite parking facilities for up to 13 cars.

Dogs are welcome at Gairloch Sands, for a small fee, when guests book a private room. Please notify us in advance to ensure there is a dog friendly room available.

The hostel is also available for exclusive private rental.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 12 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • 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 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden

Accessibility

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 01 Apr to 19 Sept

Reception:
From 22:00 to 17:00
From 08:00 to 10:00
Check-in:
From 17:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44 (0)1445 712219

Fax. +44 (0)1786 891350

carn.dearg@hostellingscotland.org.uk

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Inverewe Garden (5 to 10km)
  • Torridon Hills (More than 10km)
  • Gairloch (1 to 2km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Stunning views

100%

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barry,

Fri 02 Aug 2019

Bei Buchung wurden 10 % für emembership vermerkt, diese Prozente würden uns verweigert. Wie kann das nachträglich erledigt werden. Zur Sicherheit: In der Küche wurde der Rauchmelder aktiviert, dies war im Rest des Hauses nicht zu hören.

70%

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Lothar,

Mon 02 Oct 2017

Pas assez de salle de bains et de toilettes Pas de chauffage dans la salle à manger alors qu'il faisait humide et froid

60%

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virginie,

Thu 17 Aug 2017

Un accueil vraiment convivial et gai, un plaisir ! Et la vue ( nous avons eu la chance d'admirer la pleine lune) est phénoménale, ce séjour fut un bonheur

97%

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Géraldine,

Wed 16 Aug 2017

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Golf course (3 to 5km)
  • Gym (3 to 5km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (3 to 5km)
  • Local market (3 to 5km)
  • Mountainous Area (5 to 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (3 to 5km)
  • National / State Park (5 to 10km)
  • Parks / Green Area (3 to 5km)
  • Restaurants (3 to 5km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (3 to 5km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (3 to 5km)
  • Swimming pool (3 to 5km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (3 to 5km)
  • Wooded Area (3 to 5km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
90km to Inverness Airport
Bus
90km: To Gairloch from Inverness
Ferry/Boat
70km to Ullapool port
Alternate Transport
5km: West of Gairloch Free at the hostel
Car
Free parking is available at the hostel
Rail
30km to Achnasheen train station. 90km to Inverness station
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Walking / Hiking
Sustainability

Sustainability initiatives

Air

  • Low carbon activities
  • Public transportation is promoted
  • Environmental cleaning

Energy

  • Energy saving lights
  • Energy efficiency appliances

People

  • Working with local community
  • Mission-based activities
  • Educational programs

Waste

  • Recycling areas
  • Composting

Water

  • Water savers in toilet

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