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Glencoe Youth Hostel

Ballachulish, Glencoe, PH49 4HX, Scotland

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Overall Rating 98%

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 100%
Cleanliness 100%
Location 90%
Security 100%
Service 100%
Comfort 95%
Green rating 95%

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 $67.51
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
  • 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 3.00 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



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • TV room


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers
  • Computer Charges - Free
  • 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
  • Lockers Available
  • Locker Type - In Room
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - 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 (0)1855 811 219

Fax. +44-1786-891350

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • The Glencoe Pass (2 to 3km)
  • Paddle Lochaber - Sea Kayaking (2 to 3km)
  • West Highland Way (More than 10km)

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


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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.


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Sun 25 Jun 2017

all right


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Sun 11 Jun 2017


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

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