YHA Kings exterior
Private room from £39.00 per night


  • Bed linen
  • Central heating
  • Cot available
  • En-suite rooms available
  • Heating
  • Hot water
  • Lock on doors
  • Smoke alarm

Need to know

Check in:
From 16:00 - 22:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding is supplied in all our private rooms.
Entire place - Whole hostel from £550.00 per night
  • Whole hostel

    6 bathrooms 7 bedrooms sleeps up to 35 guests

    YHA Kings offers quality accommodation which is suitable for everyone to enjoy. This property is a great rural retreat for both outdoor lovers and those looking to relax and unwind amidst breath-taking scenery.

    From £550.00 per night


  • BBQ area
  • Bed linen
  • Carbon monoxide alarm
  • Central heating
  • Cleaning basics
  • Clothes airer
  • Cot available
  • Dishes and cutlery
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Fridge
  • Garden/grounds
  • Grill
  • Hangers
  • Heating
  • Highchair
  • Hot water
  • Iron and board
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Lock on doors
  • Microwave
  • Mountain view
  • Outdoor seating
  • Oven
  • Shower(s)
  • Smoke alarm
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Waterfront
  • Wood stove

Need to know

Check in:
From 16:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
There is central heating throughout the property.
Bedding is supplied in all our rooms.
Pets are not permitted at YHA Kings, including in vehicles in the car park. Assistance dogs are welcome - please notify us at the time of booking.
Checking in:
You will receive an email prior to your arrival with the property address and check-in instructions. We offer contactless check-in and check-out.
Guest access:
Guests have use of the whole property, except the restaurant and reception areas.

Shared spaces

Kitchen and dining

The kitchen is located on the ground floor and includes a range of conveniences listed below.

Kitchen appliances: fridge/freezer, clothes airer, coffee maker, grill, iron and board, 2 kettles, microwave, 2 ovens, refrigerator, stove, toaster, wood stove.

Kitchenware: dishes and cutlery, kitchen utensils, pots, pans.

Cleaning basics: anti-bacterial spray, cloths, paper towels, sponges, washing up liquid.

Located on the ground floor, the dining room seats up to 32 people. There are 10 tables and chairs, which can be arranged to your preference, and beautiful views onto the garden.

A highchair is available.


The lounge is located on the ground floor and seats up to 28 people. There are leather sofas and armchairs, plus a good selection of books, magazines and a wood-burning stove.


Across the entire building there is a total of six bathrooms.

En-suite bathrooms: 4

Toilets: 8

Showers: 6

Toilet paper is provided and hand soap is available next to all sinks.


Outside is an extra-large garden. The garden is enclosed with a fence and has a gate.

Guests have full access to the garden.

Outdoor amenities: BBQ area, benches, fire pit, grass/lawn.

Sleeping arrangements

Across the entire building there is a total of seven bedrooms.


Three rooms that sleep up to 6 people each. They include 3 sets of bunk beds.

Four en-suite rooms that sleep up to 6 people each. They include 3 sets of bunk beds.

A cot is available.


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

  • Located in a wooded ravine on the slopes of Cader Idris
  • Ideal base to run, cycle or walk the Mawddach estuary
  • Great Snowdonia National Park accommodation

Accommodation at YHA Kings

Private rooms

Like your own space? Private rooms offer the hostelling experience with more privacy.

Private en-suite rooms

Enjoy your own space with a private en-suite room, including bathroom facilities.

Hire the whole hostel

With YHA Exclusive Hire, you can take the entire building for you and your group.


Hostel facilities

  • 24-hour access
  • BBQ area
  • Breakfast
  • Classroom(s)
  • Coach parking nearby
  • Contactless payments
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Extra-large garden/grounds
  • Free parking on premises
  • Garden/grounds
  • Group meals
  • Highchair
  • Library
  • Licensed bar
  • Minibus parking nearby
  • Mountain view
  • No mobile coverage
  • Outdoor seating
  • Packed lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shared drying room
  • Shared lounge
  • Sole use
  • Waterfront
  • WiFi

Hostel need to know

Reception opening hours: From 08:00 - 10:00 and 17:00 - 22:00.

Food and drink: Breakfast is served to guests daily.

Self-catering: Guests have access to a self-catering kitchen.

Parking: There is parking at the hostel.

WiFi: Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.

Dogs: Pets are not permitted at YHA Kings. Assistance dogs are welcome - please notify us at the time of booking.

YHA Kings - Access Statement

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YHA Kings

Map references

OS Map: 124

OS Grid Ref: SH683161

Lat/Lng: 52.725661, -3.950776

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 260 2761

Email: [email protected]

Meet the team

Manager recommends: Set in its own beautiful grounds within Snowdonia National Park, Kings has been providing a warm welcome to guests since 1937.The hostel is a great base for Cader Idris, the Mawddach Trail, Coed-y-Brenin, Dolgellau and Barmouth.

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

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