Three Lochs Hostel


Old School Road, Garelochhead, Argyll & Bute, G84 0AT

    Recently refurbished hostel with twin and 6 bedded rooms available. Would make an excellent stop on The Three Lochs Way.

    A short stroll from the banks of the Gare loch, Garelochhead is 7 miles from the nearest town of Helensburgh and 40 minutes away from Glasgow.
    Garelochhead village has it's own train station and a number of small shops, a pub, café and take-away restaurants. The Three Lochs Hostel is a 2 minute walk to the bus route to Helensburgh and from there, regular trains to Glasgow City Centre.
    The Three Lochs Way and the John Muir Way both run close by Garelochhead which makes the Three Lochs Hostel a perfect place to stop for the night.

    Accommodation includes linens, access to a shared kitchen, Freeview TV in the communal area, Free Wifi and
    Twin rooms feature private bathrooms, whilst dormitory rooms feature bunk beds and dormitory bathroom facilities.

    The centre also includes a fitness suite which is available to accommodation users.

    Note: Check ins between 4:00 and 8:00pm. Any check in after 8:00pm will incur a fix fee.

    4 Hostel
    Opening Times
    Opening Times 2016
    1 Feb 2016 - 30 Nov 2016

    Open and staffed
    Mon - Fri 9am - 9pm
    Sat 9am- 1pm

    Accommodation bookings welcome 7 days a week.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Bed in dormitory
    £22.00 per person per night (room only)
    Private 6 Bed Dormitory
    £115.00 per room per night (room only)
    £50.00 per room per night (room only)

    Group catering may be available on request. Please contact us for further details. Limited self catering facilities available. Hire of Kitchen available for self-catering groups. Prices available on request.

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Cheap Holidays
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Highchair Available


    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Internet Access Free Wi-Fi ICT suite £1/h
    • Level Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Smoking Restricted No smoking within the building


    • Coastal Location
    • Lochside Location
    • Mountains area
    • Remote Location
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View
    • Village Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Wedding Services

    • Able to erect a marquee
    • Accommodation Available
    • Can use own suppliers
    • Reception Facilities
    • Wedding Packages Available


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Kiosk/ Shop open daily selling sweets, snacks & hot/cold drinks
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available


    • Bunk Beds
    • Dishwasher
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Gas Cooker
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Kitchen
    • Linen Provided
    • Microwave
    • Private Bathroom on request
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Toilets
    • Towel Charge
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Leisure Facilities

    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • Television
    • WiFi Free

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • No credit cards accepted


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route On West coast train line. 10 min walk from station. Half hourly buses to/from Helensburgh where there are half hourly trains to Glasgow.
    • Parking

    Road Directions

    Centre 81 can easily be found in the Village of Garelochead.

    From South -  take the A82 north from Glasgow. The follow the coast road through Helensburgh A814 to Garelochhead. On entering the village take the first left just infront of the Church. Centre 81 can be found a few houses down on your left.

    From North or West - Take the A83/A82 to Arrochar, then follow the coast road A814 (signposted Helensburgh) for 8 miles to a roundabout. Go straight on at roundabout and follow road down into the village. Take the second right and Centre 81 will be on your right.

    From East - Once on the A82 go North along Loch Lomond. Take the A817 on the left (signposted Garelochhead) 9miles. At the 1st roundabout go left, at the 2nd go right. On entering the village take the first left just infront of the Church. Centre 81 can be found a few houses down on your left.

    SATNAV - G84 0AT

    Public Transport Directions

    Train - A short walk form Garelochhead train station. London - Fort William Sleeper service stops here.

    Bus - A half hourly bus service runs from Helensburgh.

    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
      • to the gym/leisure centre

    General Questions

    • 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

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms with emergency call system available
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • level entry shower
      • separate shower unit
    • WCs in bathrooms fitted with handrails available
    • There are separate shower units:
      • fitted with support handrails
      • fixed shower seats or shower chairs provided
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest


    • 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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