YHA in Wales
YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass
Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 4NY
"Superb" - 96% Customer Satisfaction Based on 229 customer scores
4 Star Hostel Accommodation - Visit Wales
4 Star Hostel

Best Price Guarantee - Member discounts and no booking fee

10% Off Breakfast

Beds from £15.00
Private rooms from £35.00
Family rooms from £30.00

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  • Booking for more than 16 people? Click here

    Please Note:
    If you plan to bring children under 5, please stay in a Private Room.
    Children under 15? Please be accompained with an adult staying in the same room.
    Aged 16 or 17? Please bring a friend or adult if staying in Shared Accommodation.

  • We are no longer taking bookings for customers wishing to arrive today. Please select alternative dates or location.

Availability Calendar

Can't find a bed on your preferred date? Try choosing a different room type from the selection box above. Alternatively please call us on 0800 0191 700 or +44 (0) 1629 592 700. Members of YHA or Hostelling International are entitled to a discount of up to £3/night off the prices quoted above for bookings at YHA operated properties. Member discounts are redeemable at the checkout stage of your online booking. Family room prices are only available if your booking contains at least one adult and one child under 18.


  • Ambulant accessible
  • Board games
  • Cafe
  • Classroom
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Dining room
  • Drying room
  • En suite rooms available
  • Games room
  • Great for climbing
  • Great for family breaks
  • Great for walking
  • Group catering available
  • Laundry
  • Licensed bar
  • Lounge
  • Meals available
  • Packed lunch available
  • Parking
  • Private rooms available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Suitable for families
  • Trade bookings
  • TV
  • Under 3s welcome
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • YHA School Trips
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Private rooms
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Need to Know

Reception Times

07.00 - 00.00


17:00 - 23:00


07:00 - 10:00

Towels and toiletries

Towels are not supplied. They are available to hire from reception for £2 (+ £5 deposit) or please bring your own. Bedding is supplied.


There is no free parking on site, but there's a pay and display car park opposite the hostel.

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Maps & Directions


Pen-y-Pass, Nantgwynant, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 4NY

How to get here

By car: From the A55 coast road follow signs for Llanberis the A4086 to YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass. From the A5 turn onto A4086 at Capel Curig. Turn right at Pen-y-Gwryd Hotel. YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass is on the right.

Public Transport
The nearest coach stop is Colwyn Bay, 2.36 miles away.

Book your coach tickets here.

Padam and Snowdon Sherpa Bus Service is suspended. For current information check here.

Public Transport: View travel options.

Contact Information

Hostel: +44 845 371 9534 (calls cost 3p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.)
Email: penypass@yha.org.uk

Map References

OS Map: 115
OS Grid ref: SH647556
Longitude: -4.020846
Latitude: 53.080876

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 01766 890 615
Website: http://www.visitwales.co.uk/contact-visit-wales/tic%27s-tourist-information-centres/
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We are very grateful for all of the help and support that our generous volunteers give to YHA. We are proud of our “Investors in Volunteering” accreditation and have a wide range of opportunities available across the country, all of which will provide great learning or social experiences and help us to create even more opportunities for young people.

Volunteering is a great way to meet people, visit new places, gain experiences and have fun. Full details of all of our various volunteering programmes can be found on the Volunteering website.

At YHA Snowdon Pen Y Pass we offer the following volunteering opportunities subject to availability:

Please contact volunteers@yha.org.uk or call 01629 592562 for more information.

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