Llety Arall Hostel, 9 Palace Street, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1RR

Call Menna on 01286 662907


COVID UPDATE: Shared kitchen is closed to due to restrictions to prevent the virus from spreading, but we provide more crockery in the rooms.

Llety Arall Hostel is a community enterprise which offers flexible en suite accommodation for individuals, couples, families and groups in the heart of Caernarfon. Recently refurbished to a very high standard, it sleeps 22 in 8 rooms en suite rooms. Facilities include a well equipped kitchen and a community room which is large enough for meetings and communal events. Llety Arall is located in Stryd y Plas (Palace Street), within the town walls and not far from Caernarfon Castle, the Maes (Square) and the vibrant town centre, with its pubs, shops, cafes and restaurants. Caernarfon lies is on the eastern shore of the Menai straits and is the perfect base for exploring Anglesey and Snowdonia. Llety Arall was established as a community venture to attract and welcome visitors from around the world to Caernarfon in order for them to experience living life in the most Welsh-speaking town in the world.

Menter cymunedol yw Llety Arall sy'n cynnig llety aml-bwrpas i unigolion, cyplau, teuluoedd a grwpiau yng nghanol tref Caernarfon. Mae'r adeilad wedi ei adnewyddu i safon uchel iawn, ac yn cysgu 22 mewn 8 ystafell en suite.Mae'r cyfleusterau'n cynnwys cegin ac ystafell gymunedol sy'n ddigon mawr ar gyfer cyfarfodydd a digwyddiadau cymdeithasol. Lleolir Llety Arall ar Stryd y Plas, o fewn hen furiau'r dref a nepell o Gastell Caernarfon, y Maes ac yng nghanol y dref fywiog llawn caffis, tafarndai, bwytai a siopau. Mae tref Caernarfon ar lan ddwyreiniol y Fenai ac yn fan hwylus i ddarganfod Ynys Môn ac Eryri. Sefydlwyd Llety Arall fel menter cymunedol i ddenu ymwelwyr o'r byd i Gaernarfon iddynt brofi tref mwyaf Cymraeg ei iaith y byd.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    22: 2x4, 2x3, 4x2. All en suite
  • Open:

    All year. Including New Year
  • Price per night:

    From £27pp or £50 per room
  • Booking:

    Full payment required with the booking
  • Directions:

    The postcode will take you to Llety Arall Cyf, however the hostel is located within a restricted parking zone within the Caernarfon Town walls. Guests may drop off at the hostel (cars can drive down the street when bollards are down - but not between 11am-4pm) and should park in one of the public car parks outside the town walls. There are a number of conveniently located public car parks to the North of Caernarfon centre along Glan Mor and Balaclava Street adjacent to Victoria Dock. If you approaching Caernarfon on the A487 from either direction you should follow signs for Victoria Doc & park outside the town walls in one of the public car parks. To walk to the hostel continue from Balaclava Street straight ahead onto Glan Mor and through the town wall onto Stryd Pedwar a Chwech. Head straight on after passing the Black Boy Inn to Palace Street and the hostel is situated on the left hand side half way down the street.
  • Public Transport:

    Nearest train station is Bangor. Then take the bus to Caernarfon (buses leave around every 20 minutes during the day time. In the bus station, walk forward and turn left and go to the town square (know as the Maes) where you will see the famous Caernarfon castle. Bear right as you head towards the castle, cross a road and turn right to Palace Street, you will see an ice cream parlour and Palace Vaults pub either side of the street. Llety Arall is located half way down the street on the left hand side. If you have not made specific arrival arrangements, please enter the Palace Print bookshop situated opposite of our building for assistance.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Wales Coast Path Lon Las Cymru
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By the Sea Accessible to disabled people Mountains in the UK Near a Castle Available to Individuals

This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available for Christmas 2021 Available New Year 2021 / 2022


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rDisabled Access
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities


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News & Offers from Llety Arall Hostel

Mobility friendly en suite room available from September

July 26th 2021

We are now accepting reservations for our new level access room from September 2021. This double room is accessible at ground level with an en suite bathroom accessible for wheelchair users.

This room means we can now offer accessible accommodation in the centre of Caernarfon town. While there are cobbles on the street where we are situated, there is also smooth paving, and a car can access the street before 11am and after 4pm for luggage drop off. We will do our best to accommodate everyone’s needs so please don’t hesitate to ask.
We are surrounded by bars, cafes and restaurants as well as being located on a picturesque street of independent shops and boutiques and not far from Caernarfon prom where you can watch some amazing sunsets.
We look forward to welcoming you to Caernarfon near Snowdonia National Park.


Llety Arall Hostel a new community run hostel.

May 20th 2020

A community enterprise hostel in the heart of Caernarfon. Recently refurbished to a very high standard, the hostel is in Stryd y Plas (Palace Street), within the town walls and not far from Caernarfon Castle, the Maes (Square) and the vibrant town centre.


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