YHA Snowdon Ranger

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.

A former inn on the western edge of the Snowdonia National Park, Snowdon Ranger nestles at the foot of Snowdon. It is ideally located for exploring the mountains, valleys and lakes of Snowdonia, or the nearby North Wales coastline.

There is a self-catering kitchen. The kitchen contains 2 cookers (oven, grill & 4 hobs on each) plus 2 extra hobs, double fridge, microwave, continuous hot water boiler and a full range of kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery for 34 people. Tea towels are provided. Breakfast, picnic lunch and other meals, including special celebratory dinners, are available if booked in advance.

A maximum of 30 people to share rooms of 3x2, 4x4 and 3x6 beds. All bed linen is provided.

Ample parking on site or in nearby free car park.

Other facilities
Dining Room/Lounge
Dining room seats 30 at tables. Lounge seats 10 on soft seats plus 4 at tables.
Washing Facilities
Four showers on the first floor. There is a washroom on the first floor with 4 toilets and a washroom on the top floor with 3 toilets. Please bring your own
Games room with pool table and table football, drying room, payphone. Wooded grounds across the road leading down to a lakeside beach on Llyn Cwellyn. Wif-Fi is available at this property which is free of charge for guests to use.
This property is suitable for children under the age of three years.

YHA Snowdon Ranger welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four legged friend along with you.

Need to know

If you don’t see availability online for the dates you require, please call us on 0800 0191700


At YHA Snowdon Ranger we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms meets modern accessibility standards.

We have:

  • One 5cm step into main entrance
  • Bedrooms on the first and second floor

For more information please download the full access statement here (101KB)

In the area

The Ranger path to Snowdon summit starts here. Beddgelert village (5 miles), Caernarfon (8 miles).

Hostel amenities

  • Parking - private
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cot
  • High-speed Internet
  • WiFi
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Kitchen utensils provided
  • Private Garden
  • Children
  • Smoking allowed outside

Things to do

  • Water sports
  • Biking
  • Mountain biking
  • Hiking
  • Rock climbing

Discounts on your stay

Why not take out YHA membership today to save £30 on your Exclusive Hire booking? Not only will you get a discount on bookings with YHA Exclusive Hire, but you’ll also get exclusive discounts every time you stay with YHA, high street shopping discounts, email newsletters and much, much more!

Find out more information about YHA membership and the fantastic benefits.

To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab.

How to find us

Our Address

YHA Snowdon Ranger
Rhyd Ddu,
LL54 7YS



The hostel is on the A4085, 8 miles south of Caernarfon & 5 miles north of Beddgelert.

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Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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