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Àite Cruinnichidh

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838 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Aite 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 Aite Cruinnichidh. Extensive cycle routes are also nearby. We can advise you on walking and cycle routes with maps available.
We are operating with a minimum two night stay at present, apart from those walking the East Highland Way and touring cyclists.You will have to contact the hostel directly to book a one night stay.
Please tell us the make up of your group, two women, one man and one woman ,for example, as this helps when allocating the rooms. Also helpful if we know if there are children booked with you. Please let us know by email or phone if you are wanting a women's dorm and we will do our best to meet this request.
All bedding is included. Please do not bring sleeping bags. There will be a £20 charge for any sleeping bags used to cover additional washing. We also have an excellent self catering kitchen and drying room for all your wet clothes, tents etc.
We have a large garden for outdoor games or just to relax in.
We are not offering a pick up/drop off service to Roy Bridge at present. The walk is 3 kms from Roy Bridge. From the bus stop turn left and walk a long the main A 86 . From the train station go to main road and turn right and walk along the A86. Walk facing the traffic and step off the road when vehicles approach.You will see the Glen Spean lodge hotel on your left. Walk a further 100 metres and you will see a blue and white sign with Àite Cruinnichidh on it. The hostel is the building at bottom of the drive. Reception is the porch of the house behind.WALK NOT SUITABLE IF YOU HAVE A BAG WITH WHEELS unless you can carry it with ease.
If travelling from Glasgow it is possible to get off at Roy Bridge, before Fort William. I
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!

Please remember to bring food with you as the nearest shop is five miles away. We do not have a shop at the hostel.

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Sep 15, 2023
Excellent place and atmosphere for stay. Lots of places to see around. Staff is very friendly and helpful
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Male, 31-40
Sep 07, 2023
I stayed here for two nights. Very friendly reception, adequate car parking, felt secure, nice kitchen setup. The 4 bed dorm I stayed in was a bit cramped, and got very hot at night. But overall it was a nice place to stay.
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Male, 41+
Sep 06, 2023
Nice Hostel Need to read the directions on the app next time. Nicola is nice room clean. We used it as a base to drive around the other guests been hiking. There are plenty of games in the living room.
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Female, 41+


  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free Parking
    • Free WiFi
  • General

    • Common Room
    • Bicycle Parking
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Cooker
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Utensils
    • Parking
    • Microwave
    • Towels Not Included
    • Sauna
    • Covid-19 safe
  • Services

    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
  • Food & Drink

    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • Board Games
    • Wi-Fi