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Glen Nevis Youth Hostel - Fort William - Lounge
Glen Nevis Youth Hostel
8.7 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Blacksmiths Bunkhouse - Fort William - Living room
Blacksmiths Bunkhouse
8.9 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Blackwater Hostel
7.7 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Black Sheep Bunkhouse
8.9 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Great Glen Hostel
8.2 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

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Top tips for finding Fort William hostel deals

  • Fort William hostels have a lot to offer, especially when it comes to all-inclusive services. A great inn you can stay at in Fort William is the Nevis Bank Inn. This Inn is very close to a superb attraction as it is only a 5-min walk to Loch Linnhe. Some other impressive attractions that are close to the Inn are Inverlochy Castle and Great Glen Way. Public transport is also within walking distance with Fort William Station only being around a 15-min walk away. Some fantastic all-inclusive amenities that you can enjoy at the Nevis Bank Inn are: room service, private bathrooms, a restaurant, a lounge/bar area, a shared TV room, family rooms, free parking, kid’s meals and disability access.
  • If you plan on staying in Fort William hostels that are best suited for your family, you may want to stay at Cruachan Hotel. This hotel is very affordable and has all the amenities that your family would need. The Cruachan Hotel is also right next to the beach. Some other enchanting attractions for you and your kids to enjoy are the West Highland Museum and Inverlochy Castle which are around 1 mile (2 km) from the hotel. Other great amenities that all your family can enjoy while you stay at Cruachan Hotel, are kid’s meals, an outdoor terrace, free parking, laundry facilities, a coffee shop, room service, an included breakfast and packed lunches can be arranged.
  • Some Fort William hostels are also situated right in the city centre so you can be really close to shops and restaurants. One such hostel in the city centre is Alexandra Hotel. This hotel is very affordable and is on the same price budget as that of a hostel. Alexandra Hotel is located around a 5-min walk away from Loch Linnhe. Some other attractions around 2 miles (3 km) away from the hotel are the Geopark and the West Highland Way. There are many great amenities that this hotel offers such as a bar/lounge, a restaurant, free parking, private bathrooms, a TV area, kid’s meals, and an outdoor terrace.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Fort William, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Fort William in December and October.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Fort William if you stay on a Tuesday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Thursday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 38 days before your stay to get the best price for a Fort William hostel.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Glasgow for 3 days.

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  • How much does a hostel cost in Fort William?

    Hostel prices in Fort William can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Fort William is $148 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $117 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Fort William?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Fort William is $148 compared to $286 for a night in a hotel.

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