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

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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 East Highlands of Scotland and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    49: 3x2, 1x3, 4x5, 2x6, 1x8
  • Open:

    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:

    Booking recommended. Please telephone in advance or book online
  • Directions:

    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.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is near mountains, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, has a pub within walking distance and is on the Scottish National Trail, the present or past youth hostel page and the Great Glen Way.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
sComputer with internet
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
0VisitScotland Quality Assured
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Great Glen Hostel

“Great” value food and accommodation on the Great Glen Way.

September 4th 2019

Let the Great Glen Way lead you to Great Glen Hostel, where you’ll be greeted with great value food and accommodation.

GREAT GLEN HOSTEL at Laggan is just a few minutes’ walk off the Great Glen Way long distance walk and provides good value accommodation and meals ideal for walkers of the Great Glen Way.



July 13th 2018

We guarantee you the best price stay at our great self catering hostel near Loch Ness on The Great Glen Way.

Great Glen Hostel provides a Visit Scotland quality assured self catering hostel experience in South Laggan on The Great Glen Way. Our hostel is guaranteed to be the best available price in the area while also providing you with all necessary amenities.  Our facilities include a self catering kitchen, a drying room, clothes washing facilities, a hostel shop, WiFi, and a computer with internet.

Our facilities gives you the freedom to choose what style holiday you’d enjoy. With dormitories, which provide a very affordable and social experience, to private rooms which give the atmosphere of a hotel-like luxury and privacy. Our self catering facilities allow you the opportunity to cook as if at home, allowing you to experience delicious local food on a budget, or with meals available locally at a range of restaurants, cafes, and chippies, you can treat yourself to luxury and relaxation.

Great Glen Hostel - self catering

Pedal, trek, paddle, tour or explore in the Great Glen

June 2nd 2017

The Great Glen Hostel is surrounded by rivers to paddle, hills to climb, canals to stroll along and historic sites to visit.

The Great Glen Hostel is surrounded by rivers to paddle, hills to climb, canals to stroll along and historic sites to visit. The Great Glen Way long distance footpath between Fort William and Inverness is just 200m from the hostel. The Hostel is surrounded by Munros in Glen Garry, Glen Dessary, Glen Spean and the Great Glen. The Garry, Spean, Roy and Moriston rivers are within easy reach and ideal for kayaka and canoes. The Great Glen Canoe Trail runs just behind the hostel. The Great Glen is an exellent location for exploring the Highlands, Glenfinnan Viaduct, the sands of Morar, Loch Ness, the Isle of Skye, and the castles of Urquhart and Eilean Donan are all an easy drive away

Loch Lochy from north east of great glen hostel

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