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YHA Snowdon LlanberisCaernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 4SR
Deep in the beautiful mountain scenery of North Wales, YHA Snowdon Llanberis is located on the doorstep of Snowdonia National Park and is a ten minute walk from Llanberis High Street. From the hostel you can walk up Snowdon, or from the village you can catch a train up to the top of Snowdon. Explore the history of the region at the Slate Museum, or visit Electric Mountain.
We've recently given a fabulous makeover to many areas of the hostel, so we're now more inviting and comfortable than ever.
Why guests love YHA Snowdon Llanberis
Accommodation at YHA Snowdon Llanberis
YHA Snowdon Llanberis is an ideal base for families, individuals and groups of walkers, cyclists and climbers who want easy access to the fantastic mountain trails, rivers, lakes and attractions of Snowdonia.
The Youth Hostel has a lounge, classroom, dining room and self-catering kitchen. The hostel has really been spruced up recently and our renovated communal areas have never looked better - we've refurbished reception, dining and lounge areas and added new furniture and flooring. Guests can now connect to the Wi-Fi in communal areas too.
We have 50 beds in both private and dorm rooms which are arranged as follows:
1 x 3 bedded en-suite room (double bed and single bunk), 3 x 2 bedded room, 3 x 4 bedded room, 1 x 5 bedded en-suite room (double bed and three single bunks), 1 x 5 bedded room, 1 x 6 bedded en-suite room, 1 x 6 bedded room, 1 x 8 bedded room
YHA Snowdon Llanberis is now home to two large camping pods. If you like camping but you could do without the sun, wind or rain then this is the holiday for you! These camping pods make for a great family break and they have space for up to four people to sleep in - including one double futon and twin single beds. Mattresses, futons and all bedding are included for your comfort. Each pod has its own individual decking area. Dogs are welcome to stay in our camping pods so bring your furry friend along with you on your holiday.
Hire the whole place
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.
Food and drink at YHA Snowdon Llanberis
- Free wi-fi
- Garden / grounds
- Drying room
- Luggage store
- Board games
- Private rooms available
- En suite rooms available
Food & drink
- Dining room
- Licensed bar
- Meals available
- Self-catering kitchen
Transportation & parking
Other YHA products
- Trade bookings
- YHA Exclusive Hire
- YHA School Trips
Need to know
Check in: 17.00 - 22.00
Check out: Before 10.00
Open every day?: From 1st March to 31st October YHA Snowdon Llanberis is open during weekends and school holidays for families and individual travellers. From Monday - Thursday the hostel is open for group bookings. From 1st November until 28th February YHA Snowdon Llanberis is open for and YHA Exclusive Hire. Beds and rooms may become available three months prior to the travelling date so please check the website for more information.
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 rooms.
Parking: There is parking for 15 cars on site.
Pets: Dogs are welcome to stay in the camping pods and when booking the hostel on YHA Exclusive Hire. Assistance dogs are welcome throughout the hostel. Pets are not permitted to stay in the hostel accommodation.
Wi-Fi: Free wi-fi is available in social spaces.
Breakfast: Breakfast is served from 7.30am til 9am.
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Volunteering with YHA is a fantastic way to have fun, learn new skills, boost your CV and travel to different places. We have a variety of different opportunities to choose from and volunteering roles to suit everyone.
The tasks are varied and in return you will meet some great people, who both work and stay in our hostels, as well as enjoying your time off discovering the local area and attractions.
You can find out more and apply to volunteer at this hostel on the volunteering website.