Glencoe Independent Hostel, Glencoe Independent Hostel, Glencoe, Argyll, PH49 4HX
Call Keith or Davina on 01855 811906
OverviewGlencoe 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
Beds & Rooms:75: hostel:26, bunkhouse:16, bothies: 1x5, 1x6, caravans: 4x4, cabins: 2x2, 1x3
Open:All year (phone in Nov and Dec). 9am - 9 pm.
Price per night:From £13.50 to £50 pp.
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 Walks West Highland Way
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Space mid October for a getaway to the mountains
September 27th 2021
We’ve got space for a group to stay in our cosy ridge bothy this October. It’s a magical time up here in Ballachulish as the leaves start to match the squirrels and the sunsets seem just that bit more colourful. Come stay for a spell and unwind in our Bothy, you won’t regret it!
Dive site teeming with life just 2 miles from Glencoe
July 29th 2021
Who could deny that Glencoe truly has it all, stunning mountains, beautiful lochs and a wonderful hostel all within easy reach. A friendly and warm hostel ideal for a good nights sleep after a day underwater.
Carnoch bay is the dive site, just 2 miles from Glencoe Independent Hostel. Suitable for divers for sport, the main attraction of this site is the presence of stickleback rays. Which can be spotted by those with a keen eye. For more info on the Dive you can contact Kraken Diving and for enquiries of accommodation Glencoe hostel would love to hear from you, if you ask nicely they might tell you where Hagrid’s hut was filmed (hint its nearby)
June 27th 2019
Some top tips on walking Ben Nevis from a local mountain guide.
Keith has written some handy hints and tips after being a mountain guide for a few years. Click here to read them!