Morag's Lodge

Inverness and Loch Ness

Great facilities for all in the hub of the Great Glen! In Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Morag's Lodge offers award-winning, four-star quality budget hostel accommodation for independent travellers, families and backpackers. Ensuite dorms and private rooms. Lively bar with regular entertainment. Home-cooked traditional meals. Free wifi and bike hire available.

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Contact: Claire Christie

Bunoich Brae
Fort Augustus,
Inverness-shire, PH32 4DG
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Tel: 01320 366 289
Grid Ref: NH378097
Beds: 81
Open: All year
Notes: Open all year with the exception of Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Nearest Public Transport: 300m
Nearest Shop/Pub: 300m

Great value hostel accommodation at Fort Augustus, Loch Ness

Morag’s Lodge is a top quality 4* hostel located on the Great Glen Way in Fort Augustus, just a short walk from the banks of Loch Ness. Surrounded by stunning mountain scenery and set in wooded grounds this is the perfect budget accommodation option in the hub of the Highlands!

The hostel has a variety of room types including 4-bed & 6-bed dorms, doubles, twins, triples, and family rooms, all with private bathroom facilities. The modern and super-comfy bunks have private reading lights and power points, and all linen is provided free of charge.

There are excellent cheap meal options, from a buffet style budget breakfast to delicious home-cooked evening meals using local produce. There is also 24 hour access to the self-catering kitchen and free tea & coffee facilities.

The rustic bothy-style bar offers a superb range of local beers and single malts, has a cosy log fire for the colder winter nights, and regular live entertainment.

Other facilities include a drying room, laundry service, free wifi, toys, games, book swap and the famous red piano!

The friendly and welcoming team can assist with arranging local activities, including the on-site bike hire and boat trips on Loch Ness, as well as advising on day trips and other activities available in the area. The team are on-hand to ensure you are able to make the most of your time and are proud to deliver “Highland Hospitality” at its best!





Dormitory Ensuite:

From £24.50 per person per night

Single Room Ensuite:

From £62.00 per person per night

Double/Twin Room Ensuite:

From £62.00 per person per night

From £60.00 per room per night

Family Room Ensuite:

From £28.00 per person per night

From £81.00 per room per night


From £21.60 per person per night

Special Rate:

Discounts offered to groups of 15+. Please contact us direct for more info. Children under 5 stay free of charge in private rooms only. Please contact us direct for all family room options.

Reviews (231)

great value and facilities

Reviewed on February 19, 2020

If you want economy and functionality.. this is it. I wish there were more like it

Stayed February 2020

6 stars for the staff & atmosphere

Reviewed on February 19, 2020

The ‘Feis’ was another terrific weekend!!

Stayed February 2020

Loved it!

Reviewed on October 15, 2019

Great location, just off Great Glen Way. Welcoming receptionist. Clean and warm rooms with bathroom, large lounge and dining room. Overall a very nice place to stay with a relaxed atmosphere!

Stayed October 2019

Excellent value for money!

Reviewed on May 5, 2019

My husband and I got a private room for both nights of our haggis adventures tour around the northern parts of Scotland. We were extremely impressed with all of the amenities available. The dinner and breakfast there is also amazing - good value for money. (Excellent spot to try some Haggis)...

Stayed April 2019

I nice hostel in a wonderful location

Reviewed on May 5, 2019

I would certainly recommend this hostel to friends. The rooms were big enough for 6 people to stay in.

Stayed April 2019

A cosy yet happening stay in Fort Augustus

Reviewed on April 21, 2019

Absolute entertaining hosts, good variety of food menu with a possibility to cook your own

Stayed April 2019