Totters, Plas Porth Yr Aur, 2 High Street, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1RN

Call Bob/Henryette on 01286 672963 or 07979 830470


Totters is situated in the heart of the historic castle town of Caernarfon. Sheltered by the castle wall, it is only 30 metres from the shores of the Menai Straits and enjoys some fantastic sunsets. The town not only offers the visitor a huge selection of pubs and restaurants to choose from, but also acts as the perfect base for trips into the Snowdonia National Park. There is very good public transport in and out of the National Park. The hostel is a 200-year-old, five floored town house, which is fully heated with all the comforts of home. Facilities include a common room with TV and games, book exchange, dining room and a secure left luggage facility. There are five bedrooms which sleep either 4 or 6 and can be arranged as mixed or single sex dorms. The Penthouse room, a huge double en suite room with views over the Straits, can be a double or a family room. Across the road there is a self-catering town house which sleeps 6. See website for more details.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    28: 3x6, 2x4, 1x2 (en suite), 1x2 (twin)
  • Open:

    All year. All day. Check in by 10 pm.
  • Price per night:

    £19.50pp in a dorm. £55 for a double/twin en suite. £47.50 for a twin. Discounts for groups.
  • Booking:

    Booking is essential for groups in June, July, August and September.
  • Directions:

    Coming by road: follow signs for town centre, turn right 200m after the big Celtic Royal hotel, keep going and Totters is the last house on the left.
  • Public Transport:

    Bangor train station is 9 miles from the hostel. Catch a bus from outside the station to Caernarfon. National Express coaches drop off in Caernarfon 200m from the hostel.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Wales Coast Path Lon Las Cymru
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
By the Sea Mountains in the UK Urban Hostels Near a Castle Available to Individuals


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
iDrying room
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
9Best Price Guarantee


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Come crabbing in Caernarfon

June 17th 2019

Stay at Totters. Right in the centre of the old walled town of Caernarfon.

Looking for a location to escape to on your holidays this year?

Try something new at Totters! Centrally located of the old walled town of Caernarfon, take things back a peg within the comforting and historic town walls. Meander around the winding streets, and muse in the alleys of shops and restaurants…or go crabbing! Partake in a local pastime, sat on the walls of the habour, submerged in the warm, comforting smell of fish and chips!

Caernarfon inspires its guests with fishing, golf, horse riding and much more!



In the heart of historic Caernarfon

December 25th 2018

Totters is practically built into the historic castle walls. In the games room of the cellar you will see medieval arches that are part of the castle walls

Totters Independent Hostel is sheltered by the castle’s town wall in the heart of historic Caernarfon. Only a few steps from the shores of the Menai Straits so you also get to see some stunning sunsets over the sea.  Continental breakfast and all bedding is provided and the hostel has a welcoming common room with DVDs, games and book exchange.  Rooms are available for 2, 4 or 6 and there is a luxury family room or double en-suite room in the attic.

Totters - self catering accommodation - Caernarfon

Book direct at Totters Hostel, Caernarfon

September 18th 2018

A tour of Wales is not complete without a visit to this lovely walled city.

Book Direct at Totters Hostel in Caernarfon, Wales.  Take the opportunity to stay in the beautiful walled city, find out more about the culture and history of North Wales and its historic castles.


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