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Rowardennan Lodge SYHA

Rowardennan by Drymen, Rowardennan, G63 0AR, Scotland

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Overall Rating 90%

From 4 Reviews

Hostel rating (4)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 90%
Cleanliness 88%
Location 98%
Security 93%
Service 88%
Comfort 85%
Green rating 93%

Idyllic location on the banks of Loch Lomond with unobstructed views and the West Highland Way passing by the gate.

  • Private
    From $100.35
10 or more people?

Rowardennan Hostel

Hostel Rowardennan

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Former hunting lodge set in a stunning location right on the banks of Loch Lomond, the hostel is 32km north of Glasgow. The area offers watersports, biking and hiking, particularly along the West Highland Way which is routed almost past the front door. There is capacity for 75 guests and facilities include laundry and self catering kitchen. Private and family rooms available.


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 21:00
  • A deposit is payable at check-in.
  • A deposit is payable at check-in. For room keys
  • 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
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • 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 GPB 2.00 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Limited payment options apply at hostel check-in
  • Payment methods accepted at hostel are cash only in local currency.
  • 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

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Charges Apply

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Laundry Facilities
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 22 Mar to 05 Oct

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 (0)1360 870259

Fax. +44 (0)1360 891256

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Ben Lomond (At or next to the hostel)
  • West Highland Way (At or next to the hostel)
  • Cruise Loch Lomond (At or next to the hostel)

See the full list of attractions



Lange Wartezeit an der Réception


Avatar for Bettina


Mon 07 Aug 2017

Das Hostel hat eine unglaubliche Lage. Direkt am Loch Lomand gelegen. Das Preis-Leistungsverhältnis für Unterkunft und Verpflegung war sehr gut. Einfaches, aber schmackhaftes Abendessen und zum Frühstück alles was man sich wünscht.


Avatar for Anna


Wed 28 Jun 2017

Struttura molto valida. Da migliorare la qualità dei pasti.


Avatar for Chiara


Fri 28 Apr 2017


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (At or next to the hostel)
  • 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)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Nearest airports are Glasgow 50km away or 80km away for Prestwick airport 
Contact the hostel for bus schedule
Passenger Ferry direct to the hostel from Luss. Enquire directly for details.
Alternate Transport
36 Miles North of Glasgow city centre There is free parking at the hostel for residents.
Free parking at the hostel
Balloch station 20km from hostel
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Canoeing
  • Walking / Hiking

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