Welsh Hostels : Backpackers hostel in Snowdonia


Bala Backpackers, 32 Tegid Street, Bala, LL23 7EL

For 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, 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-Caffé 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, where new tourism attractions include Mary Jones World, Gorwellion Gardens, Lottery Play Park and the Sailing Club.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Snowdonia and North Wales and here is its own website.
Bala Backpackers | Welsh Hostels : Backpackers hostel in Snowdonia

Contact Bala Backpackers

or call Stella Shaw on
01678 521700

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Rooms & Beds:

45: 2×3, 3×4, 3×5 + 3 twin rooms + 3 en suites


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.


On-line or by answerphone or email.


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.

This accommodation is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, is an 'Eco Hostel' and has a pub within walking distance.

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Two hours drive from middle England

Two hours drive from middle England

Away over the Welsh border mountains and into magic wonderland of lakes, rivers and hills.

Two hours drive from middle England, and you are away over the Welsh border mountains and into magic wonderland of Sailing lakes, mountain rivers and hill-walks.   Bala Backpackers, a couple of minutes walk from Bala Lake, prides itself on it’s home from home feel . It is located in a quiet, sunny, chapel square, in the bustling market town of Bala.  Perfect for outdoor activities near the lake or within the Snowdonia National Park.  Whether you would like to just soak up the town’s atmosphere or go off to explore the lakes and mountains, Bala Backpackers is the place for you.

New year in Bala town

New year in Bala town

Bala Backpackers has availability for New Year and Christmas

Do you fancy celebrating New Year in the pubs of Bala with a bunch of friends, and getting some fresh air around the mountains and Lakes of Snowdonia.   Bala backpackers still have availability over New Year.  With a large dining room, self catering kitchen and numerous bedrooms it is also the perfect base for an extended family Christmas.

Contact Bala Backpackers:

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