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Glencoe SYHA

Ballachulish, Glencoe, PH49 4HX, Scotland

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Overall Rating 78%

From 3 Reviews

Hostel rating (3)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 85%
Cleanliness 70%
Location 80%
Security 80%
Service 80%
Comfort 75%
Green rating 80%

Set in one of Scotland's most spectacular glens, surrounded by fields and trees - great for walking, climbing, skiing, cycling, or soaking up the history of Glencoe.

  • Private
    From $111.93
10 or more people?

Glencoe Hostel

Hostel Glencoe

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Set in one of Scotland’s most spectacular and historic glens, Glencoe Hostel provides an excellent base for walkers of all abilities with good facilities and local advice. It’s a great base for experiencing some of the best walking and climbing Scotland has to offer or alternatively, relax and be inspired by the dramatic scenery of this famous glen.


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
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 5 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 3.00 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


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free

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 - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports Equipment Storage
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 07:00 to 10:00
From 15:15 to 23:00
From 15:15 to 23:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44-1855 811 219

Fax. +44-1786-891350

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Glencoe Mountain (2 to 3km)
  • Paddle Lochaber - Sea Kayaking (2 to 3km)
  • Clachaig Inn (500m to 1km)

See the full list of attractions



Douches fortement salies par des voyageurs mais pas de passages réguliers de la part du personnel pour les remettre un minimum en état Chambres du bas sans vision sur l'extérieur du fait de fenêtres hautes et blanches Manque des places de parking Le site ne précise pas que les draps sont fournis


Avatar for virginie


Mon 21 Aug 2017

Set a few kilometres down a leafy woodland road. An ideal base for those who want to walk up any of the surrounding mountains. SYHA needs to fix the Wi-Fi problem, though.


Avatar for Jill


Sun 25 Jun 2017

all right


Avatar for agnes


Sun 11 Jun 2017

Le cadre est très agréable, en pleine nature. Une fenêtre dans la douche des filles aurait été appréciée.


Avatar for Alexandre


Wed 27 Jul 2016

La ubicación es magnífica, rodeado de vegetación, aunque quizá demasiado alejada del pueblo. Nos resultó muy extraño que, habiendo pagado por el desayuno que ofrece el albergue (que no está incluido en el precio del alojamiento), tuviésemos que lavar nosotros la vajilla empleada!


Avatar for JOSE LUIS


Mon 18 Jul 2016


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (2 to 3km)
  • Cycle trails (2 to 3km)
  • Golf course (3 to 5km)
  • Gym (3 to 5km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (1 to 2km)
  • Mountainous Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (2 to 3km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (2 to 3km)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (3 to 5km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (2 to 3km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

130km to Glasgow Airport. 160km to Prestwick Airport
The nearest bus stop is near the main road in Glencoe village 2.5km from the hostel
160km Rosyth Port (Edinburgh)
Alternate Transport
2.5km South of Glencoe village Free at the hostel
Free parking is available at the hostel
29km to Fort William - bus service to Glencoe
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Abseiling
  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Orienteering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Ski / Snowboarding
  • Team-Building
  • Walking / Hiking

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