Glen Nevis Youth Hostel

Glen NevisFort WilliamPH33 6SYUnited Kingdom
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About Glen Nevis Youth Hostel

Situated in the lovely Scottish Highlands, Glen Nevis Youth Hostel Hostel provides an idyllic location and rustic dwellings. The hostel is also close to Fort William township and Ben Nevis Park—perfect for hikers, mountain bikers and other outdoors enthusiasts on a budget.

Rooms include Wi-Fi (some room with fees), private or dormitory rooms (male or female), en-suite restrooms (certain rooms) and heating.

The hostel offers its visitors access to Wi-Fi (surcharge), shared kitchen, vending machines, non-smoking, multilingual staff, bike rentals, laundry facilities, computers with web access and a lounge.

Guests can dine on a group or individual meal plan, use the shared kitchen or request packed lunches. There are also numerous restaurants and cafés in the area.

From the hotel, guests are roughly ten minute by car from Ben Nevis Distillery, Jacobite Steam Train, Old Inverlochy Castle and the Lochabre Archive Centre.


Glen Nevis, Fort William, PH33 6SY, United Kingdom
Telephone: 01397 702 191 | Fax: +44(1786)891350 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 09:00

Positive Reviews

Hills, valleys and mountains, oh my.

A hiker’s paradise, the hostel is at the base of Ben Nevis Mountain, as well as a short hop from scores of gorgeous Highland locations like Loch Linnhe, Loch Eil and the Cairngorms National Park. These destinations along with other enjoyable excursions ne

Choose your level of comfort.

Different guest have different needs. Fortunately, the Glen Nevis Hostel offers several accommodation options to cover most visitors. If you feel daring and sociable, you can stay in one of the gendered dormitory bunks. Other guests may prefer the private

Hot showers and clean rooms.

to maintaining impeccable facilities. And, after a long day of hiking the mountains, exploring the town, or boating on the lake, you’ll also appreciate the hot, powerful showers as they wash away the day and prep you for tomorrow.

Negative Reviews

A surcharge for Wi-Fi.

Guests of the hostel will be pleased to learn that wireless Web is available, even in the midst of the Highlands. Unfortunately, though, the Wi-Fi signal doesn’t reach all the rooms and isn’t provided as a courtesy service. If you require a strong, guaran

May not be ideal for those without cars.

Guests with cars will have access to the lovely area around the Glen Nevis Hostel. Those without a vehicle, on the other hand, may have a hard time getting around as the nearest bus stop is a good ways away. Extremely athletic types may enjoy biking aroun

Paper thin walls.

Although many guests love the proximity to Ben Nevis Mountain and the hostel’s rustic ambiance, you may not be as thrilled with the boisterous guests—especially when their exuberance spills into your room. However, as this is a youth hostel, you’ll likely

Rating Overview

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8.6 /10
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8.6 out of 10 based on 329 reviews