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Ratagan Youth Hostel

Glenshiel, Kyle, Ratagan, Scotland


  • 78%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

Property Information:

Ratagan Youth Hostel has one of the best locations in Scotland. From the attractive lochside garden, the views across to the Five Sisters mountain range are breathtaking.

The youth hostel is small and intimate in a stunning location surrounded by mountains, lochs and forests but is located just off the main road and a bus stop is only 1.5 miles away, making it easily accessible all year round.

Ratagan Youth Hostel offers excellent value group and budget accommodation in multi-share rooms but also offers small private rooms for families. It is well equipped with a self-catering kitchen, bike shed, laundry and drying room, small shop on site, luggage storage area, internet access and Wi-Fi available as well as an alcohol license and helpful staff. the good facilities mean the hostel is popular with walkers and tourists alike.

There are otters, badgers and pine martins in the area. Red deer are numerous, and on the mountains ravens, ptarmigan, sea and golden eagles and mountain hares can be found. The youth hostel is only 8 miles from the world famous Eilean Donan Castle.

'Much loved Highland Hostel... well situated for walking and exploring some of Scotland's most celebrated scenery'
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  • Latest Review

    Our stay was very good, but the £3.95 breakfast was rather poor for the amount of money paid (basically some toast and cerial). Staff member was friendly and helpful though and the hostel was clean and tidy.
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      Anonymous, Scotland, Male, 41+
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  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Free Parking
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Meals available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Parking
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine

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 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.

Ratagan Youth Hostel Located at Glenshiel, Kyle, Ratagan.
Ratagan Youth Hostel
Ratagan Ross-shire IV40 8HP Glenshiel, Kyle
82% 24
57.2222223 -5.4467725
Ratagan Youth Hostel
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