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Glen Nevis Youth Hostel

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“drying room”(12 reviews)
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

This is the perfect place to stay if your climbing Ben Nevis. The hostel is located at the base of the mountain. There is a big kitchen and lots of space for food storage and there are large communal areas with couches. There is a...More

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Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Nevis Youth HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks for the review. The site closed in October 2017 and is undergioing a full refurbisgmnet and is scheduled to open in late 2018. Thanks Lorna

Reviewed 9 May 2018

Very handy for the great glen way route so it was a perfect end and start for day 2. The room was clean and tidy but a bit on the small side. We were a bit confused as we had booked a twin but it...More

Thank Moonastevie
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Nevis Youth HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, The site closed in late October 2017 and is currently undergoing a full refurbishment and scheduled to open in late 2018. Thanks Lorna

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

It is my first time in a YHA so have no point of reference. My stay in this hostel was brilliant. Friendly helpful staff members on reception took care of all my questions. Was not expecting much after reading some of the reviews. But this...More

Thank Michael T
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Nevis Youth HostelResponded 12 October 2017

Hi, Thanks so much, what a lovely review, we do appreciate it and we will be sure to pass your kind words onto all our team members. Lorna Padden

Reviewed 17 September 2017

A well used and worn hostel, however still manages to provide a good quality, comfortable stay. Is situated on the western slopes of Ben Nevis so is ideal for Nevis, the CMD arête or any of the hills in at the western end of the...More

Thank NiallInTheHills
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Nevis Youth HostelResponded 20 September 2017

Hello Thanks so much for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience, your commnets are appreciated and we will pass them onto our team. Lorna Padden

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The hostel is right on Ben Nevis's doorstep, so it's in a good position for the challenge. The hostel is clean, but its tired looking. It does the job, don't expect any luxuries. I had a single room, which contained a bed, sink and chair,...More

Thank Nitz45
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Nevis Youth HostelResponded 20 September 2017

Hi, Thanks for posting, as in previous posts, we are trying to address the tired site, but it is refreshing to read that the site was clean and our team all friendy, this si what we can control and its really good to hear it....More

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"If you must stay, avoid the dorms. Book a solo room instead."
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"Ask for a room with curtains/Blinds and no skylight"
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"Book a private room but expect only a bed and nothing more"
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"The ground floor bathroom was warm, that on the first floor very cold. Water temperature OK, though."
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