Glencoe Independent Hostel, Glencoe Independent Hostel, Glencoe, Argyll, PH49 4HX

Call Keith or Davina on 01855 811906


Glencoe Independent Hostel, centred around an old highland croft in the heart of Glencoe, offers great value accommodation for groups, families and individuals. It is set in secluded and peaceful woodland midway between Glencoe village and the Clachaig Inn with immediate access to world class cycling, walking, climbing and kayaking. The hostel is 20 minutes from Glencoe Ski Centre and the West Highland Way and 40 minutes from the Nevis Range. The 3 star hostel has been converted into 2 bothies. The First has 1 bedroom and sleeps 5 and the second has 2 rooms and sleeps 6. Both have their own entrances, bathrooms, kitchens/diners and cosy lounges with fireplaces. The alpine bunkhouse sleeps up to 16 in 3 private rooms and is available for sole use, ideal for outdoor activity and school groups. Also available are 4 luxury caravans for 2 to 4 people, 2 luxury en suite cabins for 2 people, and a log cabin for 2 to 3 people. All of the private accommodation is rated 4* by Visit Scotland. Free WiFi, top class drying room, bike storage and mountains all around

This accommodation is featured on our map of North East Highlands of Scotland and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    65: hostel:26, bunkhouse:16, caravans: 4x2-4, cabins: 2x2, 1x3
  • Open:

    All year (phone in Nov and Dec). 9am - 9 pm.
  • Price per night:

    From £13.50 to £50 per person.
  • Booking:

    Booking advised all year, 30% non refundable deposit (min. £10).
  • Directions:

    From A82 south, take right turn for Clachaig Inn, 1 mile after pub on left. From north, take left turn for Kinlochleven, then immediate right to Glencoe Village. 1 mile out of village on right.
  • Public Transport:

    1.5 miles from bus stop in Glencoe Village (crossroads). Citylink buses 914, 915 and 916 from Skye, Fort William, Glasgow. Bus 44 from Fort William and Kinlochleven. For West Highland Way take White Corries near Kingshouse Hotel to Glencoe Crossroads (20 mins) then 1.5 miles' walk.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks West Highland Way
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aMixed dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
7Green Tourism Award: Silver
uWithin 3 miles of NCN
0VisitScotland Quality Assured
9Best Price Guarantee


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Peaceful accommodation in the Highlands open now

June 11th 2021

Everybody needs a chance to get away and clear their head, and Glencoe Independent Hostel is the perfect escape. Set amongst secluded woodland in the magnificent Highlands, this peaceful hostel has access to some of the world’s best cycling, walking, climbing and kayaking.

With an updated room plan to keep up to date with government guidelines. The hostel has been split into two self contained “bothies”, but think less draughty stone tent and more cosy cottage. Each with their own entrances, bathrooms, kitchens/diners and snug lounges with fireplaces. There’s also the Alpine which is suitable for  larger groups, also available for sole use.


Escape to Glencoe! Glencoe Independent Bunkhouse is open for bookings this Winter

October 7th 2020

With immediate access to world class cycling, walking, climbing and kayaking and just 20 minutes from Glencoe Ski Centre you couldn’t find a better location. There are two private rooms available in the Alpine Bunkhouse each with its own private bathroom. Good news is that prices start at £20per person per night .

We are mainly only taking bookings for 2 night stays, but will accept 1 nights if it fits in.  The Bunkhouse is also available for sole use bookings (subject to restrictions) from £90 per night, minimum 2 night stay, all bedrooms would be available to be used. With your sole use booking you will have use of drying room and the light and airy vaulted ceiling kitchen/dining room with very fast WIFI. The alpine Bunkhouse is a newly renovated building with hand built beds  having reading lights, charging points and privacy curtains. We also have self catering cabins and caravans available too.  Normal hostel bookings are being taken from April 2021.

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Glencoe Independent Hostel is open for Autumn 2020 and Winter staycations

July 24th 2020

We are offering sole use of the hostel for groups of up to 3 households. The newly renovated Alpine bunkhouse is available to individuals and smaller groups with kitchens, bathrooms and all communal areas socially distanced. Cleaning materials and reduced occupancy will help keep everyone safe. Minimum 3 night stay applies due to the increased cleaning involved between stays.

Rates for sole use are from £120 per night for the Alpine and £225 for the hostel.  A perfect opportunity to get together with friends and family.   Call us on 01855 811906 to book.


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