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

Call Helen or Gregor 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, the amazing scenery and wildlife make Saddle Mountain Hostel a great place to explore the Scottish Highlands. Great for Munro bagging, walking, cycling, scenic tours, visiting castles, water sports, fishing, and wildlife watching. The hostel has lots of maps and guidebooks and the friendly owners are happy to help plan your day out. 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.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    22: Dorms 1x6,1x4. Private Rooms 1x5 (1 dbl, 3 singles), 1x4 (4 singles) & 1x3 (1 dbl, 1 single).
  • Open:

    : March-October. New Year/ Jan & Feb advance group bookings only. Closed Nov & Dec. Check-in 4.30-10pm.
  • Price per night:

    Dorms from £22pp, private rooms £18-£30pp. Whole hostel prices on request.
  • Booking:

    Recommended. Group bookings for January & February must be made in advance.
  • 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, 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
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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Invergarry, between Loch Ness and Fort William.

March 27th 2019

Nestled among mountains, glens, lochs and forests, a great place to start exploring the Scottish Highlands.

Saddle Mountain Hostel is in the village of Invergarry, between Loch Ness and Fort William. Nestled among mountains, glens, lochs and forests, Invergarry is a great base to explore the Highlands. You won’t have to go far to discover stunning scenery and beautiful nature. Take a walk, bag a Munro or take in a castle on a scenic tour. Paddle on the loch, spot some wildlife or maybe even the Loch Ness monster !

Saddle Mountain Hostel

Accommodation for Walkers on the Cape Wrath Trail

October 3rd 2018

Saddle Mountain Hostel provides ideal facilities and a welcome from hosts who have walked many of the worlds long distance trails.

Cape Wrath Trail, a popular Scottish long distance walk,  is an unmarked and magnificently wild long distance route from Fort William to Cape Wrath in Scotland.  Saddle Mountain Hostel, in Invergarry, is the only hostel on all of the routes of  the Cape Wrath Trail, the Great Glen Way and the Scottish National Trail.  Soon to be added to this list is the International Appellation Trail,  which follows the Appalachian range and some of the Western European mountain ranges which were part of the Central Pangean Mountains before the continents split up.  This is  a new challenge which endurance walkers will be sure to want to tick off.

Saddle Mountain Hostel Invergarry

Stay, Explore, Espresso

February 13th 2018

Saddle Mountain Hostel, Invergarry

Literally surrounded by mountains, glens, lochs, forests, Saddle Mountain Hostel near Invergarry couldn’t be more blessed with scenery. It sits  between Loch Ness and Fort William and at the junction with the road to the Isle of Skye in The Great Glen. Have a look at a map and you’ll see that this makes it the most ideal situation for exploring the Scottish Highlands. 

bring a bike and cycle the scenery at either a civilised pace or a breakneck pace if you choose a mountain bike trail. Bring your binoculars for spectacular wildlife watching – there’s a real chance of a golden eagle!. Bring your rod and tackle for contemplative fishing. Or bring a large bag for all those Munros.

The hostel itself is friendly and relaxing. There are dorm rooms or private rooms if you prefer. The owners are welcoming and knowledgeable and just as keen on the outdoors as you are. Check out their fascinating blog and you’ll see what I mean.

Another enthusiasm of theirs is coffee. It features in great style on their website and clearly a cup of exceptional Italian Espresso will set you up for your adventurous day ahead. 



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