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 Snowdonia way Snowdonia Slate Trail Cambrian Way Lon Las Cymru
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available May Day Bank Holiday 2021


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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The perfect mountain retreat now open again

April 8th 2021

An idyllic place to have all to yourselves in the heart of Snowdonia

You can walk or ride from the door in the stunning Ogwen Valley or even swim in the river while gazing at the mighty Tryfan. Climb Snowdon, visit Zip World or walk the Nantlle Ridge. We can share with you the special places that we know about. Secret walks and hideaways, the best deserted beaches and places to sit and be away from it all. No matter what you get up to you’ll be glad to be returning to this comfortable hostel at the end of the day, seeing spring arrive in such a wonderful place.

Snowdon golden hour

Availability this Winter at Snowdon Mountain Hostel – please book by phone

September 1st 2020

Experience the majesty of Snowdonia in winter. As the temperature reduces so do the crowds.

In the heart of the Ogwen Valley and surrounded by the Welsh 3000s, this hostel is the perfect base for walkers, climbers and cyclists with the best routes straight from the door. For adventure seekers Zip World is within walking distance and the Anglesey Beaches are a short drive. Newly refurbished, Snowdonia Mountain Hostel has comfy beds with linen & a superb kitchen diner.

Snowdonia Mountain Hostel Nant Ffrancon North Wales

A hostel with the Snowdonia Slate Trail on the doorstep

August 10th 2020

What could be better for weary walkers? Snowdonia Mountain Hostel, a newly refurbished, warm and comfortable hostel in the heart of the Ogwen valley offers perfect budget accommodation.

The Snowdonia Way also passes the door.  While cyclists and climbers can find stunning routes and crags without having to get in their cars.  There’s a drying room, laundry facilities and a secure bike/equipment store and all bedding is provided.  And the views are to die for!

Snowdonia Mountain Hostel Nant Ffrancon North Wales

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