Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

We require a 50% non refundable deposit for an advanced group booking. This will be taken from your credit card by us once you have made the booking. The rest may be charged 4 weeks prior to arrival or on arrival.
We consider a group 5 or more.
In the event of a no show, you will be charged the full amount.
Groups may be charged the full amount if cancelling within 28 days of arrival.

Additional Terms and Conditions

In the event of a no show, you will be charged the full amount.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

Please ring to enquire about availability as we do not allocate all the rooms on this site, we may be able to take your booking as we can sleep 28 people. At times we do offer discounts for groups taking the whole hostel.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Àite Cruinnichidh is a warm, comfortable, friendly country hostel in converted barn, set in stunning mountainous surroundings 15 miles north east of Fort William and 2 miles from Roy Bridge. As we live on site, this is also a very safe hostel to stay at.

It is an ideal location for walking, climbing, canoeing and mountain biking. There are 7 rivers for paddling within 20 miles of Àite Cruinnichidh. Extensive cycle routes are also nearby. We can advise you on walking and cycle routes with maps available.

Additional features include SAUNA, en-suite family/double room, seminar/conference room and reading/quiet room. All bedding is included. We also have an excellent self catering kitchen and drying room for all your wet clothes, tents etc.

Most of our rooms sleep 4 people, but we do have one six person room and one twin. There is also a standard double and a double/family room en-suite, this room has two additional bunks but only suitable for children at an additional cost. Our rooms are ideal for families.

Please note that not all our rooms that are available will be live on this site all the time.

We have a large garden for outdoor games or just to relax in.

We can also offer a 45sq meter fully equipped meeting/seminar room for course work, slide shows or ceilidhs.

There are several buses and trains from Fort William to Roy Bridge and we will pick folk up from the train or bus in Roy Bridge when we can and if notified by phone call or e-mail prior to arrival. This service is not offered to large groups. PLEASE NOTE, WE WILL NOT BE OFFERING THIS SERVICE FROM THE 23RD DECEMBER TO 3RD JANUARY.

If travelling from Glasgow it is possible to get off at Roy Bridge, before Fort William.

We can lock up your gear if required. Outdoor activities such as Quad biking, canoeing, rafting, paint ball etc can be organised locally.

Unfortunately we cannot organise the weather!


If you are a group please look at the group booking conditions. We consider a group of five or more. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 8.6

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 8.6

  • Cleanliness 8.6

  • Facilities 8.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    12 Jun 2019
    Amazing hostel close to Ben Nevis. Homely and quiet. Well equipped kitchen and lots of showers/toilets. Great price for a dorm room for our group of 4
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    30 May 2019
    We had a wonderful stay. The hostel is set in a beautiful setting and Richard and his wife who were looking after Àite Cruinnichidh this week couldnt do enough for us. Very friendly and ensuring you have everything you need. Would def recommend staying here and we hope to return some time in the not too distant future..
    Scotland, Couple, 41+
  • 10.0


    19 Apr 2019
    The hosts were very accommodating with our late check in. It's a really cute setting and I was very happy with everything. I'd stay here again!
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    03 Jun 2019
    Perfect location, extremely cleaned, amazing host, an absolute value for money.
    Greece, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4


    12 Apr 2019
    Lovely bunkhouse. Great location - all within a 10-30 minute drive are starts for walks for Loch Treig, Creag Meag, Loch Lochy and even the Nevis range. Nicola was a wonderful host - very friendly and helpful. Kitchen was fully stocked with all needed cooking utilities. Showers were great and always had piping hot water. Drying room worked well. Nearest shop is the SPAR in Spean Bridge and is quite expensive for a big shop - stop earlier than this if possible. Will definitely be back :)
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    07 Apr 2019
    Amazing place. Have a car - nothing is near by. Carry stuff to make your choice of meal. Equipped kitchen to make your food. Go out for treks, walks, even a morning jog. Beautiful place
    India, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1


    10 May 2019
    very small twin room
    England, Male, 41+
  • 6.3


    15 Jun 2019
    Midges/bugs were really bad, one of our dorm rooms had to evacuate during the night and sleep in the bus. Suggest notes near windows not to open them. Otherwise nice location.
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 5.1


    08 Jun 2019
    A bit out dated, run down and dirty. Over priced there are other better places to stay. Showers and toiltts together floors always wet. Not an exiting place to stay. Basic.
    USA, Mixed Group, 41+
  • 4.6


    20 Apr 2019
    There were no locks on any of the doors, the tour of the hostel wasn’t warm or inviting, everything was a bit dark and scary to be honest... there were lots of hikers and campers staying there so it seems to be a nice easy spot outside of fort William to spend the night with a group, but my friend and I were pretty disappointed by how little security there was. The bathrooms were soaking wet, and the rooms had cobwebs in the corners. I slept on the top bunk and the ladder seemed scary &unstable
    USA, All Female Group, 18-24
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  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Sauna
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi