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

Call Neil Martinson on 01248 600416

In the heart of Snowdonia with outstanding views.

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, Snowdon and the beaches at Anglesey are just a short drive away. Lon Las Ogwen cycle route and the Slate Trail pass our front door.

Former quarrymen's cottages have been newly refurbished to provide this well designed and comfortable hostel. The accommodation sleeps 24 people in four dormitories 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. Sorry no stag, hen or drunken parties.

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


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  • Beds & Rooms:

    24: 2x6, 2x4, 1x4 (self contained flat)
  • Open:

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

    Check website
  • Booking:

    Book online via hostel website.
  • 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 10-12 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. T10 bus stops on the A5 and it's a 15 minute walk.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Snowdonia way Snowdonia Slate Trail Cambrian Way
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available for Christmas 2023


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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Your perfect mountain retreat.

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.

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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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