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

Call Keith or Davina on 01855 811906

Hostel in Glencoe close to Ben Nevis

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:

    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 Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks West Highland Way
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available Spring Bank Holiday or Whitson Half Term 2022 Available August Bank Holiday 2022 Available Autumn Half Term 2022 Available February Half Term 2023 Available Easter 2023 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2023


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
9Best Price Guarantee


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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)

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Celebrate New Year in Glencoe with friends.

October 8th 2019

Awesome mountain location and one of Scotland’s best pubs less than a mile away. Hostel and private cabins surrounded by some of Scotland’s most stunning scenery.

When you choose to stay at Glencoe Independent Hostel, you know its going to be all about the landscape.   Precipitous mountains, broad valleys, wild rivers, moorland and deer.

Immediate access to amazing cycling, walking, climbing and kayaking. Only 20 minutes from Glencoe Ski Centre and the West Highland Way and 40 minutes from Nevis Range. So much to do!

Retire in the evening to this converted croft  or wonder down to the Clachaig Inn  (20 minutes’ walk away).

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Ben Nevis

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! 

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Glencoe Gathering

December 14th 2019

After doing the Jura Fell race in June this was only my second race of the year, so much anticipated.

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