Great Glen Hostel


A welcoming and well-equipped Highland Hostel on the Great Glen Way, ideal for adventurers, families and groups with twin, family and dormitory rooms. The Hostel is a few minutes walk from the Great Glen Way and the Caledonian Canal and centrally located for all outdoor activities and touring the Highlands, with Fort William and Loch Ness in easy reach.

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South Laggan
Spean Bridge,
Inverness-shire, PH34 4EA
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Tel: 01809 501430
Grid Ref: NN294972
Beds: 49
Notes: Open all year (please ring first to check availability Nov-March)
Nearest Public Transport: 100m
Nearest Shop/Pub: Shop 2km, Pub 1km

Hostel Accommodation on the Caledonian Canal & Great Glen Way

If you are walking or cycling the Great Glen Way we are just minutes from the track, one mile north of Laggan Locks - either one or two days' walk from Fort William, depending on your pace.If you want to escape into the hills we're surrounded by 'Munros' in Glen Garry, Glen Dessary, Glen Spean and the Great Glen.Or if you prefer to paddle, the Garry, Spean, Roy and Moriston rivers are within easy reach - and the Caledonian Canal runs just behind the hostel. We provide comfortable accommodation in twin, family and dormitory rooms. We are open all day and there’s no curfew. If you are looking for a venue for your next school trip, club meet, or family get-together, we offer excellent facilities at a great price. The Hostel is also available for exclusive use throughout the year

Excellent facilities and location for the Great Glen Way

The hostel has a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, free internet access and wifi, laundry and drying room, secure bike/canoe storage, hot showers and a grocery store. We're in an excellent location for exploring the Highlands and we can advise on day trips from here taking in sights such as Glenfinnan, the sands of Morar, Loch Ness, the Isle of Skye, and the castles of Urquhart and Eilean Donan.

Outdoor Adventures in the Great Glen

Activity provider Great Glen Adventures are based here at the hostel and can offer guided walks, abseiling, climbing, rafting, kayaking, archery and more. Situated in the heart of Lochaber, 20 miles north of Fort William and 10 miles south of Loch Ness, the Great Glen Hostel is an ideal location whether you're touring the Highlands, bagging Munros or paddling rivers and lochs.  We are 11 miles north of Spean Bridge, and 3 miles south of Invergarry beside the A82 in a small settlement called South Laggan. If you are walking the Great Glen Way, stay on the Way until you see our signs directing you to the hostel.



From £18.00 per person per night

Double/Twin Room:

From £44.00 per room per night

Family Room:

From £80.00 per room per night

Family Room Ensuite:

From £90.00 per room per night


From £400.00 whole hostel per night

Exclusive Use:

From £400.00 whole hostel per night

Reviews (1)

Great wee hostel

Reviewed on September 8, 2017

reception stay stays open late for late check in. girl very friendly and helpful at reception. facilities great and nice comfy warm dorm rooms.

Stayed September 2017