Glencoe Youth Hostel (SYHA)


Glencoe, Glencoe, Argyll, PH49 4HX

    Set in one of Scotland's most spectacular glens, with some of the best walking and climbing in Scotland - not just in summer but all year round.

    Glencoe Youth Hostel is popular with walkers, climbers and families offering budget multi-share accommodation and private en-suite family friendly rooms too. The youth hostel has a large open plan kitchen/dining room with ample cooking facilities and dining tables. According to one of our customers, it also has one of the best drying rooms in the Scottish highlands!

    Glencoe Youth Hostel offers everything that a hosteller can wish for: great showers, comfy beds, a stunning location and most important of all dedicated staff, for whom customers come as a strangers but leave as friends. Glencoe Youth Hostel is perfect if you're attempting an historic walk up the Lost Valley or tackling Britain's finest ridge walk, the Aonach Eagach (which ends at the hostel). Glencoe Youth Hostel is also only a 10min walk or stumble from the infamous Clachaig Inn.

    Dogs are now welcome at Glencoe when guests book a private room (small fee applies). Please note that all dogs must be booked in advance to ensure that a dog friendly room is allocated.

    3 Hostel
    Green Tourism Silver Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year

    RentaHostel also available

    Prices from £16 (adults) and £14 (children)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Breakfast Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Shop
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • Internet Access Small charge
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Mountains area
    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Dogs Welcome Please book a dog friendly room in advance
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome


    • Electric Cooker
    • Fridge
    • Gas Cooker
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Payphones Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • WiFi Small charge

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Road Directions

    Turn into Glencoe village and continue past Nisa, over the Stone Bridge, then go down the single track road for approximately one mile. The youth hostel is on the right.

    Public Transport Directions

    Travelling by bus: Glencoe is served by buses from Glasgow and Fort William. Ask the driver to stop at Glencoe crossroads, cross the car park, turn right, walk through the village, past Nisa, Cross the bridge, then go down the single track road for approximately one mile. The hostel is on the right.

    Travelling by train: the closest station is Fort William, then travel via bus.


    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to one or more bedrooms

    General Questions

    • Personnel who have contact with guests have had disability awareness training
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 2


    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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