Saddle Mountain Hostel, Mandally Road, Invergarry, PH35 4HP

Call Helen or Gregor on 01809 501412


COVID-19 - The hostel will reopen for business on 27th August 2020. We will be offering 4 bedrooms (2 x 4 people, 2 x 2 people, single occupancy available) on a room only basis. Find out more details about staying with us on the COVID-19 page on our website. If you are interested in staying you can book online, email us at or call us on 01809 501412.

Saddle Mountain Hostel is a four star hostel in the village of Invergarry, between Loch Ness and Fort William and at the junction with the road to the Isle of Skye. Surrounded by mountains, glens, lochs and forests, Saddle Mountain Hostel is a a great location for exploring the Scottish Highlands. It’s great for Munro bagging, long distance hiking, cycling, paddling, day trips, local walks. The hostel has lots of maps and guidebooks and the friendly owners are happy to help plan your day out. Shortlisted for Hostel of the Year in the The Great Outdoors Magazine Awards 2019, the hostel is spacious and comfortable, sleeping up to 22 people in 5 bedrooms with a mix of dorm and private rooms available. Ideal for your stay whether you are travelling on your own, with your family or friends or have booked the whole hostel for your group. Facilities include a large self-catering kitchen, separate dining room, relaxing visitors' lounge, free WiFi, drying room and bike storage. And to kick start your morning you could try a genuine Italian coffee from the Espresso Hub

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    22: 1x6, 1x5 (dbl, 3 singles), 2x4, 1x3 (1 dbl, 1 single).
  • Open:

    Seasonal. Check website for availability. Check-in 4.30-10pm.
  • Price per night:

    Dorms from £22pp. Private rooms from £18pp. Whole hostel prices on request.
  • Booking:

  • Directions:

    The hostel is the third house along the road to Mandally, just off the A82 in Invergarry. Look for Mandally road sign just south of Invergarry on the A82.
  • Public Transport:

    Citylink buses between Fort William & Inverness and Glasgow, Fort William & Skye stop in Invergarry. Trains at Spean Bridge. Airport at Inverness.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

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


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


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July 31st 2020

It has been a tough summer for all accommodation businesses, but the worse effected are hostels and bunkhouses. Over two thirds of our accommodation has now reopened and you can support them by booking a stay this autumn or winter.

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Welcome back to Saddle Mountain Hostel – Autumn and winter breaks now available

September 7th 2020

We’ve missed you. It’s been a while since guests have been able to stay with us but we’re ready to welcome you back with VisitScotland “We’re Good to Go” accreditation.

The safety and wellbeing of our guests, ourselves and our local community remain our priority. We are following the latest Scottish Government and tourism sector guidance to ensure we have the right processes in place to do this and we have achieved the VisitScotland “We’re good to go” accreditation.

You can help us too. Please protect yourself and protect others by following the latest Scottish Government requirements on not travelling if you feel unwell, Test and Protect, hand hygiene, physical distancing, wearing face coverings and limits on the number of households and people who can meet indoors.

Whilst we know things will be different, we are doing everything we can to make sure you enjoy your stay with us. We want to say thanks for your understanding and support at this time, we really do appreciate it. We hope to see you soon.

Please read-on to find out what to expect on your visit.

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On the Invergarry Link of the Great Glen Way

February 13th 2020

Walking the Invergarry Link takes you through the village of Invergarry and right past the front door of saddle Mountain Hostel. It’s a hostel run by walkers for walkers, and with (probably) the best gear drying room in the Great Glen. The village of Invergarry has a small shop to buy provisions and a hotel where walkers can stop for a meal or a drink.

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Saddle Mountain Hostel shortlisted for Hostel of the Year

November 7th 2019

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for Hostel of the Year and The Extra Mile Award in The Great Outdoors Awards Magazine Awards 2019.

Thanks to our guests who nominated us for these awards. We’re among some great company! If you’d like to vote for us visit

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