Glencoe Youth Hostel

About About this youth hostel

Drive through the Pass of Glencoe, one of Scotland’s most iconic landscapes, and we’re sure your heart will be racing at the prospect of exploring this amazing natural playground.

With scenery made famous from Hollywood blockbusters like Harry Potter and Skyfall, it's a great destination for film enthusiasts.

Glencoe Youth Hostel is perfect for groups, families, backpackers and adventure seekers, offering a range of shared accommodation and family friendly private rooms. The hostel has a brand new large open plan self-catering kitchen, and a dining room with ample cooking facilities and dining tables. According to one of our guests, the youth hostel also has one of the best drying rooms in the Scottish Highlands!

The hostel has everything you could wish for: great showers, comfy beds, a stunning location and, most important of all, dedicated staff for whom guests come as strangers but leave as friends.

With dog friendly accommodation available at Glencoe Youth Hostel, your four-legged friend will be able to join in all the fun! A small fee of £5 per dog per night will be charged and must be booked in advance to ensure that a dog friendly room is allocated. For further information please refer to our Dog Guidelines.

Hostellers Love

  • Friendly, welcoming staff with great local knowledge
  • Fantastic location in the heart of Glencoe
  • Secure lockers and luggage store
  • Private rooms available
  • Secure bike store

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Glencoe Youth Hostel

Based on guest review ratings
Glencoe, Ballachulish, Argyll PH49 4HX Get Directions

Facilities & Services

Season

Open all year

Reception Hours

07:00 - 10:00 and 15:00 - 23:00

Check in

15:00 - 23:00

Check out

07:00 - 10:00

Access Hours

The youth hostel is closed between 10:00 - 15:00.

Amenities

Free Wifi

Family Rooms Available

Bike Store

Pet Dogs Welcome

Drying Room

Laundry Room

Secure Lockers

Luggage Store

Private Rooms Available

Suitable for Groups

Access with limited mobility

Lounge/TV Room

Alcohol Licence

Self Catering Kitchen

Complimentary Tea and Coffee available in Self Catering Kitchen

Catering Available (Breakfast Only)

Packed Lunches Available

Free Parking (nearby or onsite)

Towel Hire Available

'Heat it and Eat Meals' available

Guest Reviews

Dog Guidelines.

Hostellers Love

  • Friendly, welcoming staff with great local knowledge
  • Fantastic location in the heart of Glencoe
  • Secure lockers and luggage store
  • Private rooms available
  • Secure bike store

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Reasons to visit

Whatever outdoor activity you’re into, Glencoe couldn’t be better placed to fuel your sense of adventure. Whether you’re a hiker, white water rafter, mountain biker or simply there to capture the changing light as the clouds slip across the mountain tops, there’s something here for everyone.

From avid mountaineers to more leisurely strollers there will be a walk for you in the famous Pass of Glencoe. 

Discover the Lost Valley or tackle Britain’s finest ridge walk, the Aonach Eagach, before relaxing and planning your next adventure at the Clachaig Inn, a ten minute walk from the hostel.

If it's activity sports you're after, there's mountain biking and winter sports in Glencoe and the nearby Kinlochleven Climbing Centre will help top up your adrenaline needs!

For a more relaxing afternoon, the National Trust Visitor Centre is great way to spend a few hours.