Descend Jacobs ladder and wander through tunnels and chambers. Outside the caverns there's breathtaking views of Cardigan Bay.
YHA KingsDolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 1TB
Set in its own wooded ravine, YHA Kings offers year round accommodation for individuals, families and groups. This hostel is a fantastic retreat for both fans of outdoor pursuits and those looking to relax and unwind amidst breathtaking scenery. Explore miles of sandy beaches, steam railways, and castles galore.
The National White Water Rafting centre near Bala is a must for watersports enthusiasts. Nearby are the famous Port Meirion village and the world class mountain bike centre at Coed-y-Brenin - also brilliant for walks and trail running.
Why guests love YHA Kings
Accommodation at YHA Kings
This 42 bed Youth Hostel has a selection of dorm rooms and private rooms, some of which are en-suite.
There is no TV or mobile phone signal at the hostel, making YHA Kings a fantastic 'get away from it all' location! There's a full range of shops and amenities five miles away in Dolgellau.
Wi-Fi is available but a charge is made by the service provider and due to our remote location, internet connectivity can be intermittent.
Hire the whole hostel
This hostel is occasionally made available for hire on an exclusive basis. This means that you can have the place to yourself and choose how many of your friends, family, club mates, etc., join you. We allocate availability for exclusive use in blocks, typically up to 90 days in the future. If you are looking for space to stay with us on a normal shared basis, and can’t see any availability three months or more into the future, then this hostel may be being held for Exclusive Hire. You can check availability for Exclusive Hire on our dedicated website.
- Basic food shop
- Cot available
- Cycle store
- Garden / grounds
- Drying room
- Board games
- Private rooms available
- En suite rooms available
Food & drink
- BBQ area
- Licensed bar
- Meals available
- Self-catering kitchen (currently closed)
Transportation & parking
Other YHA products
- Trade bookings
- YHA Exclusive Hire
Need to know
Reception times: 08.00 - 10.00 17.00 - 22.00
Check in: 17.00 - 22.00
Check out: 08.00 - 10.00
Parking: There is free parking on-site.
Pets: Sorry, strictly no dogs allowed on site except registered assistance dogs.
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Meet the team
Manager recommends: A great base for all kinds of weekend breaks in Wales. Come and walk Cader Idris straight from the hostel front door. See magnificent scenery, sandy beaches, beautiful lakes and very few people in lovely southern Snowdonia. Dolgellau is great for fishing holidays and other activity breaks too. And with large sandy beaches close by in Barmouth, it's great for seaside breaks.