Morags Lodge Loch Ness, Bunoich Brae, Fort Augustus, PH32 4DG

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A multi-award winning hostel with a range of rooms to meet all needs and budgets in the bustling village of Fort Augustus on the banks of Loch Ness. The perfect base to explore the Loch Ness area and an ideal stop off on the Great Glen Way. Surrounded by stunning mountain scenery and set in wooded grounds this is the perfect budget accommodation option in the Hub of the Highlands! A variety of room types include dorms, doubles, twins and family rooms; 24 hour self-catering facilitates, excellent home-made cheap meal options, a rustic bar stocked with a great selection of local beers and malts, a beer garden, free WiFi, activity booking service, ample car parking, an awesome team to look after you, plus a whole lot more. 4 Star VisitScotland. GOLD Green Tourism Award. FINALIST Best Self-Catering Accommodation 2018 - Highlands & Islands Tourism Awards. FINALIST Tourism Everyone's Business 2015 & Best Holiday Accommodation 2014 - Highlands & Islands Tourism Awards. WINNER Best Self Catering Accommodation 2012 - Highlands & Islands Tourism Awards. WINNER Team of the Year Hospitality Assured Business Excellence Awards 2012.

This accommodation is featured on our map of North East Highlands of Scotland and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    75: 1x7, 6x6, 6x4, 4x2/3
  • Open:

    All year. Check in from 4pm (earlier by arrangement).
  • Price per night:

    From £25pp in dorm beds. Doubles/twins from £32pp. Family rooms from £84
  • Booking:

    Booking recommended.
  • Directions:

    From north, arrive at Fort Augustus, turn first right up Bunoich Brae. From south go through villag, past petrol station & car park. Next left up Bunoich Brae.
  • Public Transport:

    Bus stop for Fort William and Inverness only 200m away.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is near mountains, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, is a Green Business Award Winner and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Visit Britain COVID-19 Risk Assessment Good to Go scheme, the Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, the Land's End to John O' Groats Cycle Route, the Scottish National Trail, the present or past youth hostel page, the City, Backpacker and Boutique Hostels map and the Great Glen Way.

It has availability at Autumn Half Term, Christmas, New Year, February Half Term, Easter, May Bank Holiday, Spring Bank Holiday and Whitsun Half Term and August Bank Holiday.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rDisabled Access
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
8Green Tourism Award: Gold
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
0VisitScotland Quality Assured
yYHA Affiliated
ZDogs by arrangement
9Best Price Guarantee


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Drumnadrochit to Fort Augustus – Yep, that’s steep

November 25th 2015

As I set off for Fort Augustus on the Great Glen Way, it’s a blowy, rainy morning requiring the shelter of a heavy rainproof coat. Once again there are large section of the route along the road but soon I will be climbing the forested sides of Loch Ness.

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Morags Lodge is good to go!

July 9th 2020

On the edge of Loch Ness, this award winning hostel is looking forward to welcoming people back. Now accredited with the good to go certification there’s no reason not to visit Loch Ness this Autumn.

Its safe to say that we’re all feeling in need of some R&R in these trying times. While the world has been working hard at getting back to normal Morags Lodge has been preparing to open its doors once more. Fresh air and a warm welcome await, for more information you can contact Morags lodge at


Morag’s Lodge

June 19th 2019

Award winning accommodation on Loch Ness

If Morag’s Lodge in Fort Augustus were an Olympic Athlete, they’d be struggling under the weight of medals.

It is in a great big stone built house in the village of Fort Augustus at the southern end of Loch Ness. Take another look at the picture featured with this and you’ll be reminded of the epic splendour of that part of Britain. The River Oich and the Caledonian Canal flow through the village into Loch Ness.

You can book rooms of various sizes in this 75 bed hostel. they do all the usual facilities like laundry and self-catering kitchens but there must be something different about the way they do it, because awards!

Highlands and Islands Tourism award winners or finalists in a dizzying number of categories across six years as well as notable nods for Green Tourism. I think we should take a trip up there and experience this for ourselves!

Morags Lodge Loch Ness

Book Direct at Morag’s Lodge

October 12th 2018

Close to the banks of the foot of Loch Ness, Morag’s Lodge is a great stop on any tour of the Highlands.

Book Direct for the best prices at Morag’s Lodge, Fort Augustus at the foot of Loch Ness.  Booking direct means all of your payment goes to the owner of this small business to reinvest into the hostel and it’s staff.  Morag’s Lodge is the perfect base for explorations of this famous area – a must visit on any tour of the Scottish Highlands.

Morags Lodge by Loch Ness, Fort Augustus

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