Hostels and Bunkhouses in Fort William and Lochaber

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Glenuig Inn Bunkhouse, Sound of Arisaig

Glenuig Inn Bunkhouse Sound of Arisaig

Our award-winning Inn has sustainability at its heart and is the great base for doing things. We’re open all year and set amidst stunning scenery so whether your passion is the hills or the water, there’s something for everyone.

We have modern, practical and spacious accommodation suitable for everyone and our food, fully prepared and cooked on the premises, is designed for those who have had a great day outdoors. All bed linen and towels are provided and breakfast is included. We’re dog friendly throughout.

The Ardnamurchan Bunkhouse, Glenborrodale

The Ardnamurchan Bunkhouse Glenborrodale

The Ardnamurchan Bunkhouse is located at Glenborrodale on the Ardnamurchan peninsula and provides a perfect base for wildlife watching, walking or for any outdoor pursuits. Our Bunkhouse has a superb social space and offers very comfortable, affordable sleeping quarters for up to 16 guests in 8 separate en-suite rooms together with shared cooking, eating and lounge facilities. A covered courtyard provides additional al fresco space including a games area. Prices from £24.00 pppn which includes linen, towels, hand soap and shower mat. Group and exclusive booking are available. Prices on request.

West Highland Lodge Hostel, Kinlochleven

West Highland Lodge Hostel Kinlochleven

Situated in an elevated position overlooking the village of Kinlochleven, surrounded by Mamore mountains, 7 miles from Glencoe, 23 miles from Fort William and Ben Nevis.

Co-op supermarket, pubs, restaurants and Ice Factor all within easy walking distance of the hostel. Rooms sleep 2-4 people in the same group and we do not have any shared dorms. Shared kitchen and dining area. Separate Ladies and Gents shared showers/toilets. Drying room.

Glen Nevis Hostel, near Fort William

Glen Nevis Hostel near Fort William

A five star VisitScotland accredited youth hostel, Glen Nevis offers guests hotel-like accommodation with private en-suite rooms and comfortable shared accommodation.

Facilities include a contemporary open-plan living space with log-burning stove and panoramic mountain views, free WiFi, secure under-bed storage, USB power sockets and bedside lighting for every bed. There’s also a well-equipped self-catering kitchen, drying room, laundry and secure bike store. The hostel has a ramped access from the car park and two accessible rooms with wet room facilities.

Saddle Mountain Hostel, Invergarry

Saddle Mountain Hostel Invergarry

Saddle Mountain Hostel is a small, friendly hostel located in the Great Glen at Invergarry. It’s a great place to stop for long distance hikers on the Great Glen Way, Cape Wrath Trail and Scottish National Trail. Great mountain areas in easy reach, with 65 Munros and 35 Corbetts within an hour's drive. The hostel sleeps 22 in 5 bedrooms. Facilities include a large kitchen, dining room, lounge, drying room, laundry, free WiFi, maps and guidebooks, parking and bike storage. COVID-19 - Temporary changes to capacity and rooms/facilities available. See website.

Bank Street Lodge, Fort William

Bank Street Lodge Fort William

Bank Street Lodge in the heart of Fort William offers superb value accommodation with clean, comfortable rooms and friendly staff. We are situated in Fort William's town centre, only a 5 minute walk to the bus and train stations. We have our own guest car-parking facilities, TV room/lounge, fully equipped kitchen and a laundry service.

We have two floors with basic dormitory/bunk accommodation on the ground floor, with en-suite rooms on the other. Reception is open 24 hours, with no curfew or lockout. Most of our dorms have only 4 beds.

The Kings House Bunkhouse, Glencoe

The Kings House Bunkhouse Glencoe

Looking for a place to stay in Glencoe? The Kings House Bunkhouse is home to 32 beds across 10 rooms available from only £20 per person, per night. Rooms can sleep 2, 4 or 6 people so are ideal for travellers needing a stopping point or a base to explore. There is ample storage for bags and each bunk also has a locker, reading light, power sockets, linen and towels. The Way Inn café also offers all day dining from 7am to 11pm each day.

Station Lodge, Tulloch

Station Lodge Tulloch

We provide Hostel accommodation for up to 18 people in 4 bunk rooms consisting 1x2, 1x4 and 2x6. Bedding is supplied and also towels for anyone arriving by train, bicycle or foot. We can provide evening meals, breakfast and packed lunches with any special diets catered for. Early breakfast available if needed. Alternatively you can self cater.

The Hostel includes a Common room with books, cards and board games, a dining area, excellent drying rooms and lockable cycle/canoe storage if required.

Smiddy Bunkhouse & Blacksmith

Smiddy Bunkhouse & Blacksmith's Backpackers Hostel Corpach near Fort William

The family run Smiddy Bunkhouse & Blacksmith's Backpackers Hostel are located in a convenient loch side village 4 miles from Fort William at the SW end of the Caledonian Canal. Flexible, self catered accommodation for families, small and larger groups for up to 10 & 14 persons in bunkrooms of 4 or 6 persons, 2 drying rooms, laundry, WiFi, bike and canoe storage. Ideal location with easy access to extensive walking, climbing, biking, canoeing and kayaking. We also offer a wide range of mountain and water based skills courses and outdoor equipment hire all year round.

Glencoe Youth Hostel, Glencoe

Glencoe Youth Hostel Glencoe

Set in one of Scotland’s most spectacular and historic glens, not far from Glencoe village, this alpine-style youth hostel offers a range of comfortable accommodation. Guests can choose from cosy solid wood panelled rooms, to larger family rooms and shared accommodation.

Guests can opt for continental breakfast or prepare their own in the hostel’s well equipped, open plan kitchen. Other facilities include a spacious dining room, a small, cosy lounge and one of the best drying rooms in the Scottish Highlands! The hostel also offers on-site parking and a secure bike store.

Glencoe Independent Hostel, Glencoe

Glencoe Independent Hostel Glencoe

Glencoe Independent Hostel is set in its own grounds in Glencoe. Accommodation comprises the Hostel (open fire) and Alpine Bunkhouse allowing us to cater for individual travellers and large groups alike. Whichever you choose, you can expect a friendly and knowledgeable welcome all year. Check out our luxury caravans and cosy log cabin if you are looking for more privacy.

Fantastic drying room, internet terminals, wifi in reception and laundry (service wash). The Clachaig Inn is 20 minutes walk away offering great beers, good food and live music every Saturday.

Ardtornish Bunkhouse, near Lochaline, Morvern

Ardtornish Bunkhouse near Lochaline Morvern

Our bunkhouse is once again open and we hope to welcome you to it soon. Situated close to the working hub of our West Highland estate, the bunkhouse has a fun and friendly atmosphere. The bunkhouse is available to rent by night, either by bed, by room, or for the whole establishment. It consists of three bunk bedrooms, a large and bright sitting/dining room, a kitchen with a six-ring gas cooker and two ovens, a large fridge freezer and a washing machine with tumble dryer. There is a shower room with WC and an additional WC.

Blackwater Hostel and Glamping & Campsite, Kinlochleven

Blackwater Hostel and Glamping & Campsite Kinlochleven

On the West Highland Way, surrounded by Mamore mountains, 7 miles from Glencoe, 23 miles from Fort William and Ben Nevis.

Co-op supermarket, pubs, restaurants and Ice Factor all within easy walking distance of the hostel. All our rooms have en-suite facilities and TV, shared kitchen and drying rooms.

Fort William Backpackers, Fort William

Fort William Backpackers Fort William

Fort William Backpackers is a charming Victorian building with a fun, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. We know how important it is to be able to relax after a hard days exploring and our cosy hostel is the perfect place to re-charge your batteries and share the tales of your adventures.

We have a fabulous, elegant lounge with a REAL open fire, books, games, a hostel guitar and probably the best view in town! Its a great place to meet like-minded people whilst drinking as much free tea, coffee & hot chocolate as you like!

Corran Bunkhouse, near Onich

Corran Bunkhouse near Onich

The Corran Bunkhouse near Fort William has two separate bunkhouses with a total of 32 beds. Awarded Four Stars by the Scottish Tourist Board, each bunkhouse has drying room, kitchen and dining room offering first class en-suite hostel accommodation. Situated in a stunning mountainous and lochside location in the magnificent Highlands of Scotland, we are only 8 miles south of Fort William and 7 miles north of Glencoe.

Loch Ossian Youth Hostel, Loch Ossian, near Corrour

Loch Ossian Youth Hostel Loch Ossian near Corrour

Sitting on the southern shore of Loch Ossian, this traditional but homely eco-hostel makes a perfect base for hillwalkers looking to explore the remote wilderness of Rannoch Moor.

Accommodation at the hostel is in male and female specific dorms, but groups and families have the option of booking a dorm for exclusive use. The hostel has a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, with fridge, and a small shop selling ready meals, a range of snacks, postcards and sundries. Drying is available on two overhead racks and boot stands by the fire - the perfect place to relax after a day on the hills.

The MacDonald Hotel Cabins, Kinlochleven

The MacDonald Hotel Cabins Kinlochleven

The MacDonald Hotel is sited where the West Highland Way begins its climb towards Fort William, at the foot of the Mamore mountains.

The nine all-season cosy cabins have fantastic views down Loch Leven. Each cabin has 4 bunks with mattress and pillow; storage space; electric lights and sockets; heating for the winter and midge zappers for the summer. Hot showers and toilets, drying room, potwash and laundry nearby. Meals including breakfast and packed lunch available from the hotel.

Àite Cruinnichidh, near Roybridge

Àite Cruinnichidh near Roybridge

Àite Cruinnichidh is a warm, comfortable, friendly country hostel in a converted barn, set in stunning mountainous surroundings 15 miles north east of Fort William and 2 miles from Roy Bridge. An ideal location for walking, climbing, canoeing, mountain biking, skiing or just relaxing. Accommodation includes sauna, family, double and twin rooms plus a six and rooms of four. Fully self-catering and an additional reading/living room with library and board games. We also have large garden plus an excellent drying room for all your wet clothes, tents etc.

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