Scottish Hostels : Former youth hostel near Loch Ness on the Great Glen Way


Great Glen Hostel, South Laggan, Spean Bridge, Invernesshire, PH34 4EA

Nestled between mountains and lochs in the heart of the ‘Outdoor Capital of the UK’, 20 miles north of Fort William and 10 miles south of Loch Ness, the Great Glen Hostel is an ideal location whether you’re touring the Highlands, bagging Munros or paddling rivers and lochs, and it is only a few minutes’ walk from the Great Glen Way.

The hostel provides comfortable accommodation in twin, family and dormitory rooms. Hostel facilities include a self-catering kitchen, drying room, laundry, bike and canoe storage, free internet access, hot showers and a hostel store.

The whole hostel is available for exclusive rental for groups throughout the year.

This accommodation is featured on our map of North Highlands of Scotland and here is its own website.
Great Glen Hostel | Scottish Hostels : Former youth hostel near Loch Ness on the Great Glen Way

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01809 501430

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Rooms & Beds:

49: 3×2, 1×3, 4×5, 2×6, 1×8


All year. All day. Please call first Nov-March.

Price per night:

Dorm beds from £22. Twin rooms from £25 pp. Whole hostel for sole use from £500 per night.


Booking recommended. Please telephone in advance or book online


We are located 11 miles north of Spean Bridge and 3 miles south of Invergarry on the A82 in a small settlement called South Laggan. Citylink buses stop 100m north of the hostel on the A82. If you are walking the Great Glen Way, stay on the Way until you see signs directing you to the hostel.

Public Transport:

Citylink bus services between Glasgow and the Isle of Skye, and between Fort William and Inverness will stop nearby. Nearest railway station: Spean Bridge. Nearest airport: Inverness.

This accommodation is near mountains, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, is an 'Eco Hostel', has a pub within walking distance and is on the Scottish National Trail, the present or past youth hostel page, the Land's End to John O' Groats Walk and the Great Glen Way.

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