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    Glen Nevis Youth Hostel

    Glen Nevis, Fort William PH33 6SY, Scotland
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    1 - 5 of 134 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    A well used and worn hostel, however still manages to provide a good quality, comfortable stay. Is situated on the western slopes of Ben Nevis so is ideal for Nevis, the CMD arête or any of the hills in at the western end of the...More

    Thank NiallInTheHills
    Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Nevis Youth HostelResponded 2 days ago

    Hello Thanks so much for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience, your commnets are appreciated and we will pass them onto our team. Lorna Padden

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The hostel is right on Ben Nevis's doorstep, so it's in a good position for the challenge. The hostel is clean, but its tired looking. It does the job, don't expect any luxuries. I had a single room, which contained a bed, sink and chair,...More

    Thank Nitz45
    Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Nevis Youth HostelResponded 2 days ago

    Hi, Thanks for posting, as in previous posts, we are trying to address the tired site, but it is refreshing to read that the site was clean and our team all friendy, this si what we can control and its really good to hear it....More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Lovely hostel, made a mistake with my booking and they were very accomodating with chanying. Great self service kitchen. A little bit out of the way (2.5 miles from town) but easy enough to get taxis or the bus.

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Nevis Youth HostelResponded 2 days ago

    Hi, Thanks so much for taking the time to post and let us know about your experience, it is very much appreciated. Lorna Padden

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The hostel itself is fine, they do have much larger rooms than most (16 were in our room) which obviously leads to increased chances of disruption during the night and reduced sleep quality, however for £20 it's not the end of the world. The walls...More

    Thank idasben
    Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Nevis Youth HostelResponded 2 days ago

    Hello, Thank you for taking the time to post. Be assured we are aware the site is tired and we are taking steps to address that. I will also pass your commnets onto the team on site about being more vigilent regarding late night drinking...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

    Cheap for Fort William but I wouldn't stay here again. The place has a general feeling of being run down and needs a massive renovation, investment and overhaul to bring it into the 21st century. The furniture, curtains and interior are old and tired. The...More

    Thank HolidayMaker127
    Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Nevis Youth HostelResponded 2 days ago

    Hello, I am very disappointed to read your comments regarding your stay at Glen Nevis Youth Hostel. We are aware the building is tired and in need of renovation and we are doing our very best to address that issue. This does not however excuse...More

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    Stephen H
    7 July 2016|
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    "If you must stay, avoid the dorms. Book a solo room instead."
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    "Ask for a room with curtains/Blinds and no skylight"
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    "Book a private room but expect only a bed and nothing more"
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    "The ground floor bathroom was warm, that on the first floor very cold. Water temperature OK, though."
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