Accommodation on West Highland Way near Ben Nevis


Blackwater Hostel and Campsite, Lab Road, Kinlochleven, Argyll, PH50 4SG

Blackwater Hostel is in the centre of the scenic village of Kinlochleven surrounded by the Mamore mountains midway between Glencoe and Ben Nevis. An ideal stopover for families, cyclists, walkers, climbers and those who are walking the West Highland Way. There are high and low-level, half-hour to full-day walks, all with great views, or if you prefer there is a regular bus service from the village to Glencoe, Ballachulish and Fort William. Water sports are available nearby. Ice Factor, Europe’s first indoor 14 metre ice/climbing wall is only 200 metres away. This is comfortable, high-quality STB 4 star bunkhouse accommodation. All rooms have en-suite facilities, TV and central heating. Facilities include self-catering kitchen, free wi-fi, lounge, dining area and drying room. Glamping pods sleeping up to 4 people are also available and these are located on the adjacent campsite area. The glamping pods and campsite have a drying room, showers & covered area. There are supermarkets, pubs & restaurants all within two minutes walk.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Loch Ness, Fort William and Inverness and here is its own website.
Blackwater Hostel and Campsite | Accommodation on West Highland Way near Ben Nevis

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01855 831253

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Rooms & Beds:

39: 2, 3,4, 8 bed bunk rooms.


All year.

Price per night:

£20 to £22 pp including bedding.


Advance booking recommended through our website, payment taken on arrival.


GR 188 618. OS sheet 41. From A82 Glasgow to Fort William road at Glencoe turn right to Kinlochleven. The hostel is situated near the centre of Kinlochleven. Just past the Co-op a large sign with an arrow will point you to Hostel.

Public Transport:

The nearest train station is Fort William and Citylink travels from Glasgow to Glencoe and Fort William. Regular bus service to Kinlochleven all day from Glencoe, Ballachulish and Fort William.

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is near mountains, is available to individuals, has a pub within walking distance, has availability this New Year and is on the Hostels with Camping map and the West Highland Way.

News & Offers

Early Bird Offer at Blackwater Hostel

Early Bird Offer at Blackwater Hostel

Book early and direct and receive 10% off the total booking!

We are currently running an early bird offer for the Blackwater Hostel on our website. By booking early and direct, you can receive 10% off the total booking price for your accommodation on stays during February & March 2018. Valid on bookings made via our website only using promo code EARLYBIRD10 Valid only on bookings for Blackwater Hostel (glamping pods and campsite not included in offer).

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New to the Independent Hostel Guide and right on the West Highland Way

New to the Independent Hostel Guide and right on the West Highland Way

Blackwater Hostel and Campsite at Kinlochleven.

New to the Independent Hostel Guide and right on the West Highland Way, Blackwater Hostel at Kinlochleven is a family run hostel with a warm welcome. In the Scottish Highlands, Kinlochleven is in the heart of Lochaber – the Outdoor Capital of the UK – great for outdoor enthusiasts !  The village and the surrounding area boasts an abundance of beautiful walks with amazing scenery.

The hostels and campsite make an ideal stopover while walking the West Highland Way – 22 miles after Bridge of Orchy / 9 miles from King House Hotel. With many choosing Kinlochleven as the last stop off before the finish point in Fort William.

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