Bala Backpackers, 32 Tegid Street, Bala, LL23 7EL
Call Stella Shaw on 01678 521700
OverviewFor outdoor adventures within the Snowdonia National Park, Bala Backpackers offers good value 'hostel-style' accommodation, including; 30+ comfy SINGLE BEDS in bedrooms of 3,4 or 5, with two washrooms of cubicle-showers and a wet-room, 3 private TWIN ROOMS and 3 new EN SUITES. The 19th century character buildings are located in a quiet, sunny, chapel square, in the bustling market town of Bala, mid North Wales. It is clean, safe and nice for the price, with a fully-fitted self-catering guest kitchen. Catering is available on demand, or try the new ECO-Café for lunch 12-4pm. Bala boasts a five-mile-long lake, a white-water river for raft rides and nestles beneath three 900 metre peaks. The lakeside, river and leisure pursuits are 5 mins' walk away. Plan your activities or just soak up the atmosphere in town.
Beds & Rooms:Maximum: 45: 2x3, 3x4, 3x5 + 3 twin rooms + 3 en suites.
Open:All year by arrangement. 8.30-20.30. Front door locked 00.30 - 6.00am.
Price per night:1 night £21, 2 nights £39, 3 nights £49, weekly £89. Twin room: £49 or en suites from £59. Double holiday-let: £220/4 nights. Sheet-bag hire £3/week.
Booking:Online or by answerphone or email.
Directions:GR 926 358. Bala is on A494. Turn in the middle of Bala High Street, opposite the White Lion Royal Hotel, down Tegid Street to see HOSTEL Sign. Unload outside Hostel, but park round corner, in FREE overnight pay & display.
Public Transport:Trains: Wrexham (30 miles) or Barmouth (30miles). Bus no T3 every 2 hours daily from Wrexham and Barmouth.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, a dark sky area, the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map and the page of hostels with en suite rooms.
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July 3rd 2013
Geocaching is a gps based treasure hunt to find hidden containers in interesting locations. Bala is an area that has some geocaches that I have been keen to visit and I was totally blown away by the views and the quality of what I found when geocaching Bala.Read More
Bala Backpackers is open and taking bookings for Autumn and Winter 2020
July 15th 2020
For outdoor adventures within the Snowdonia National Park, Bala Backpackers offers great value accommodation in single beds.
Snowdonia National Park
September 15th 2019
Bala boasts the largest natural lake in Wales and lies within the Snowdonia National Park, which boasts the largest mountain in all of England and Wales.
The Corwen Walking Festival, this weekend, is just 9 miles from Bala Backpackers Hostel.
August 29th 2019
The Owain Glyndwr hills walk on Saturday 31st August takes you through some truly stunning Countryside around the town of Corwen. There is a bus from Corwen to Glyn Ceiriog then you walk back through the valleys and hills that our local hero Owain Glyndwr would have travelled through over 600 years ago. Magical history and some amazing countryside.
The Corwen Walking Festival will take place over the weekend of the 31st August and the 1st September, 2019. Book your walks here.