YHA in Wales
YHA Kings
Gwynedd, Wales, LL40 1TB
"Excellent" - 94% Customer Satisfaction Based on 24 customer scores

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    Admissions Policy:
    Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18 or over).
    Children under 11 are welcome at YHA but can only stay in private or family rooms or in our camping and cabins products.
    Children aged between 11 and 16 can stay in dorm rooms as long as they are accompanied by an adult of the same gender.

  • 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.


  • BBQ area
  • Board games
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle store
  • Drying room
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for climbing
  • Great for cycling
  • Great for family breaks
  • Great for mountain biking
  • Great for walking
  • Great for watersports
  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available
  • Private rooms available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shop
  • Suitable for families
  • Trade bookings
  • Under 3s welcome
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • Parking
  • En suite rooms available
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Private rooms
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Need to Know

Reception Times

08.00 - 10.00
17.00 - 22.00


17.00 - 22.00


08.00 - 10.00

Open every day?


Hostel closing times

10.00 - 17.00 

22.00 - 8.00


There is free parking on-site.


Sorry, strictly no dogs allowed on site except registered assistance dogs.

Payment accepted online


Payments accepted at property


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Maps & Directions


Kings, Penmaenpool, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 1TB

How to get here

By car: Off the A493 Dolgellau to Tywyn road - 1 mile west of Penmaenpool, turn opposite Abergwynant Trekking Centre then 1 mile up the lane to the hostel.

Public Transport
The nearest coach stop is in Dolgellau, 2.86 miles away.

Book your coach tickets here.

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Contact Information

Hostel: +44 345 371 9327
Email: [email protected]

Map References

OS Map: 124
OS Grid ref: SH683161
Longitude: -3.950776
Latitude: 52.725661

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 01341 422888
Website: http://www.visitsnowdonia.info/


There are currently no volunteering opportunities at YHA Kings. Please visit YHA Volunteering to see what opportunities are available.

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