Snowdonia Mountain Hostel, Snowdonia Mountain Hostel, Tai Newyddion, Nant Ffrancon, Bangor LL57 3DQ

Call Neil Martinson on 01248 600416


In the heart of the Ogwen Valley with stunning views over Snowdonia, this hostel is the perfect base for walkers, climbers and cyclists with the best routes straight from the door. Snowdonia Mountain Hostel is surrounded by most of the Welsh 3000's, it looks out on Tryfan, the Glyderau and the Carneddau and you can walk, hike, climb or ride from the door. Zip World is just a short walk away and the beaches at Anglesey just a short drive away. Former quarrymen's cottages have been newly refurbished to provide this well designed and comfortable hostel. The accommodation sleeps 26 people in four dormitories, a twin room and a self-contained flat. For school groups it is possible to have 10 + 10 separate gender dormitories and a self-contained unit and twin room for teachers. Available for sole use 1st November to 31st March. Please get in touch if you want sole use at other times. Sorry no stag or hen parties.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Snowdonia and North Wales and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    26: 2x6, 2x4, 1x4 (self contained flat),1x2
  • Open:

    All year (sole use Nov- Mar)
  • Price per night:

    From £20
  • Booking:

    Book online via hostel website. Available sole use November to March.
  • Directions:

    The easiest way to find us it to put Snowdonia Mountain Hostel into google maps - it will bring you to the house - the postcode (LL57 3DQ) will take you past. Parking for 8-10 cars available.
  • Public Transport:

    Bangor is the nearest train station with a 10 minute walk to the bus stop. The 67 bus goes about every 20 minutes and we are a 45 minute walk from there or a taxi ride. Lon Las Ogwen cycle route and the Slate Trail pass our front door.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals and gives a Best Price Guarantee. It is on a dark sky area, the Slate Trail, the Cambrian Way and the Lon Las Cymru.


aMixed dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Snowdonia Mountain Hostel

Keeping warm in the wilderness

January 11th 2020

It’s Hannah and Amy testing our new firepit!

Yes we’ve now got a firepit. So you can keep nice and toasty while experiencing the wild wonders of Snowdonia. (Very technical innovation. It’s a hole in the ground).


Emily and Lucy using the fab IHUK map at Snowdonia Mountain Hostel.

August 8th 2019

In the Ogwen Valley, surrounded by the Welsh Three Thousands, Snowdonia Mountain Hostel provides self catering hostel style accommodation for outdoor enthusiasts.

Looking out on Tryfan, the Glyderau and the Carneddau, you can walk, hike, climb or ride from the door of Snowdonia Mountain Hostel.  Or you can sit back, read and relax. Just 30 minutes from Snowdon and 10 minutes from Zipworld.  The Hostel is secluded and has easy access to the finest mountains in Snowdonia and the beaches of Anglesey.

map of mountains at snowdonia mountain hostel

New Hostel in the Ogwen Valley

August 21st 2018

With stunning views over Snowdonia and perfectly located for the mountains

Snowdonia Mountain Hostel is newly opened and new in the Independent Hostel Guide for 2019- see it on our website now. Perfectly located in the heart of the Ogwen Valley providing easy access to Snowdonia’s stunning mountains.

Snowdonia Mountain Hostel Nant Ffrancon North Wales

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