Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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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 4 weeks prior to 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

Additional Terms and Conditions

Thank you for booking. Please take note of the following requirements:
*All groups will be accommodated in dormitory accommodation.
*Arrival time is between 3pm and 8pm. Departure time is 7am to 10am.
*Full payment is required 4 weeks (28 days) prior to arrival and otherwise the group will automatically be released.
*The hostel requires the group leader to complete the information sheet prior to arrival in full.
*A full rooming list is required before arrival.
*For youth groups under 21 years of age, the leader will need to be on site with them at all times.
*Please advise of your catering requirements at least 72 hours before arrival.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Business Trip, 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:

*Glen Nevis has two 16 bed dormitories in which we can accommodate a large group.
*At weekends we will usually require a group to stay a minimum of two nights
*Catering is available for all groups to include breakfast, packed lunch and dinner. Please advise us in advance.
*Full payment is required four weeks (28 days) prior to arrival.
*A rooming list is to be sent to the hostel four weeks (28 days) prior to arrival.
*Each group will be sent an information sheet requesting details about the lead person and full contact details including mobile number, arrival, departure times for the group, catering requirements and any other special needs that we should be aware of.
*Each group will be sent a copy of the SYHA Hostelling Scotland Terms and Conditions

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


Glen Nevis Youth Hostel

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

A five star VisitScotland accredited youth hostel, Glen Nevis offers guests hotel-like accommodation with private en-suite rooms and comfortable shared accommodation.

Facilities include a contemporary open-plan living space with log-burning stove and panoramic mountain views, free WiFi, secure under-bed storage, USB power sockets and bedside lighting for every bed. There’s also a well-equipped self-catering kitchen, drying room, laundry and secure bike store. The hostel has a ramped access from the car park and two accessible rooms with wet room facilities.

Guests can opt for a continental breakfast and a great selection of food and drink is available to purchase throughout the day. After a long day in the hills there’s nothing better than relaxing on the large deck with a local craft beer or glass of wine, savouring the spectacular mountain views.

Near the bustling town of Fort William, at the foot of Ben Nevis, the hostel is close to the end of the West Highland Way and within easy reach of the start of the Great Glen Way. It’s perfect for groups, families and individual travellers looking to explore the UK’s Outdoor Capital!

The hostel is also available for exclusive private rental. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.8

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 9.8

  • Facilities 9.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    20 May 2019
    Great Hostel, so clean and modern, lovely staff!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    18 May 2019
    I was positively surprised. The place sits literally on the bottom of Ben Nevis, with an amazing view. The staff is super friendly and helpful, breakfast is a good value for money and has a good selection. The dorms are spacious, clean and tidy. Loved it.
    Portugal, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    11 May 2019
    Amenities are very basic, but the facility is clean. Staff is friendly. Location is just a short walk to Smoo Cave and to a beautiful beach landscape.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    27 Apr 2019
    What a fantastic place to stay, this was our group's first introduction to hostelling and to Scotland too, and we shall be returning. Friendly service and staff were more than helpful, accomodation was second to none, being modern, clean and tidy, facilities were ample and more than were expected. A cooked breakfast was offered and was great value at just 7.50. Free tea and coffee was also available. Rooms were modern, clean and fresh smelling - we had an 8 bed dorm, plus phone charging/wifi.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    24 Apr 2019
    England, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    16 Apr 2019
    Clean, modern hostel with a beautiful view of Ben Nevis. Ideal to stay in if you are looking for a trek up the mountain as it sits right at the bottom of the mountain walk. Rooms and facilities were clean and staff were helpful. Would stay again.
    New Zealand, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0


    09 Apr 2019
    What a place to stay! Extremely helpful and knowledgable staff. Great facilities. This is what a modern hostel should look like and be run. Well done to all those involved in the running of this hostel!
    Ireland, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7


    07 May 2019
    The staff were lovely and so helpful especially as we arrived tired from a day in the hills. The private twin room was clean and tidy, with a good shower. Kitchen amazing. Wish we'd stayed a second night. To get 10/10 the price just needed to be a wee bit lower.
    Scotland, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1


    16 May 2019
    Excellent hostel. More pricey, but you get what you pay for. It's sparkling clean, new looking, and has lockers and power outlets by each bunk, which isn't the case for many hostels in Scotland. Staff are very friendly and helpful, and you can walk to the Ben Nevis trail directly from the hostel. Great stay.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 6.6


    25 Apr 2019
    Good place for mountaniers
    Spain, Couple, 31-40
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  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Parking
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines