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Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel

Gairloch, Carn Dearg, Gairloch, Gairloch, Scotland


  • 90%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

Property Information:

Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel is a cosy former hunting lodge situated on the northern shore of Loch Gairloch with magnificent sea and mountain views.

Built in the 1880's this is one of the oldest youth hostels within the SYHA network. Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel is a popular choice with groups, families and individual travellers looking for budget accommodation and a popular stop-off point for many cyclists.

The youth hostel offers a good range of facilities including an excellent dining room, a well-equipped self-catering kitchen, laundry and both multi-share and private bedrooms. The most commented feature by our guests is the lounge which boasts stunning panoramic views of the Torridon hills and Loch Gairloch.

There are excellent sandy beaches on our doorstep and boat trips to watch whales and dolphins are available in the village. Gairloch is one of the top five Scottish Marine Life Watch destinations with dolphins, whales, otters and other wildlife spotted from the youth hostel. The village also boasts fine pubs, coffee shops, restaurants, fresh seafood, a weekly market, an award-winning heritage museum, visitors centre and leisure centre.

As well as being convenient for the famous Inverewe Garden there are also many fine mountains only a short drive away, including Beinn Eighe, Britain's first National Nature Reserve, and the Torridon range. Other local activities include pony trekking, kayaking, fishing, golf and traditional distilling.

Please note :
Cancellation policy : 72 h
Check in: 17.00
Check out: 10.00
Credit cards accepted on arrival
Breakfast not included
Taxes included

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  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Free Parking
  • Hot Showers
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Meals available
  • Parking
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine


  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 3 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Please note : Cancellation policy : 72h Check in : 17.00 Check out : 10.00 Credit cards accepted on arrival Breakfast not included Taxes included ***Please note our Group booking policy: • When booking for more than 9 persons, different policies and additional supplements will apply • Please note that no stag or hen parties are permitted at any youth hostel. • Full payment will be required within 8 weeks of arrival as otherwise the booking will automatically be cancelled • Full SYHA Hostelling Scotland Terms and Conditions will apply and be issued to all group bookings.

Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel Located at Gairloch, Carn Dearg, Gairloch, Gairloch.
Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel
Gairloch IV21 2DJ Gairloch, Carn Dearg, Gairloch
90% 24
57.7321101 -5.7598400
Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel
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