Achininver Youth Hostel
Achininver Youth Hostel is a charming, rustic youth hostel in a splendid location. it is just a few minutes from a quiet sandy beach and has stunning views of the mountains and the sunsets.
Achininver Youth Hostel is a small croft house with a well equipped self catering kitchen and common room, 2 x 8-bedded rooms and a 4 bedded room, 2 toilets, a shower room (with extra toilet) and an excellent drying room. There is a warming gas stove in the common room and oil filled portable electric heaters in the bedrooms ensuring the hostel remains cosy whatever the weather. There is a small shop selling essential supplies, but it is advised to bring your own provisions. There is room in the out-buildings to store cycles
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast not included
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Parking
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Non Smoking
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 3 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
The hostel is generally closed during the day between 10 00 and 1700 hrs
There are no meals provided at the hostel so it is advised to bring your own provisions as the hostel is in a remote location
The hostel does not accept hen & stag parties
***Please note our Group booking policy:
• When booking for more than 9 persons, different policies and additional supplements will apply
• Please note that no stag or hen parties are permitted at any youth hostel.
• Full payment will be required within 8 weeks of arrival as otherwise the booking will automatically be cancelled
• Full SYHA Hostelling Scotland Terms and Conditions will apply and be issued to all group bookings.
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Mon-Fri: Twice daily
Saturday; Mornings only
Sunday: NO SERVICE
Operated by D & E Coaches 01463 222444
Turn off the A835 Ullapool - Ledmore road at Drumrunie. Follow the signs for Achiltibuie. Continue through Achiltibuie, Polglass, and Badenscallie. The hostel car park is roughly 300 yds beyond Badenscallie. The hostel is signed and visible from the road; about 300 yds down a rough track. Please take care when arriving at the hostel
The 'Postie's Path' or 'Rock Route' from Blughasary is an arduous yet stunning route for experienced hill walkers. Other hill routes can also be taken by experienced hill walkers, most notably over Ben Mor Coigach &/or the Fiddler.
Closest train station is Garve - 50 miles away.
Achininver Youth Hostel is located a short distance from the sea overlooking the summer isles. it is about 2 miles from the village of Achiltibuie in the north west highlands of Scotland. this area of Scotland is known for its mountain scenery, sandy beaches and coast line, wildlife and tranquillity. the hostel is situated within the north west highland geopark and the iconic mountains stac pollaidh and suilven are close by.