Adhering to Government guidance
It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of the current Government guidance on gatherings in self-catering accommodation. In making a booking with YHA (England & Wales) you are agreeing to adhere to the relevant Government guidance that will apply at the time of your stay. Please bear in mind that the guidance may be different in England and Wales.
The duty of care we have to our guests, beneficiaries, staff and partners compels us to progress and open our hostels with caution and careful consideration in the best interests of the charity and those it serves.
For the foreseeable future, YHA Snowdon Llanberis will operate on an Exclusive Hire basis only, with contact-free check in.
To find out more about our COVID-19 secure enhanced health and safety measures, please read our FAQs.
Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.
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. You can walk up Snowdon too. Alternatively, from the village you can catch a train up to the top of Snowdon or along Llyn Padarn, explore the history of the region at the Slate Museum, or visit Electric Mountain. YHA Snowdon Llanberis is an ideal base for families and groups of walkers, cyclists and climbers who want easy access to the fantastic mountain trails, rivers, lakes, and attractions of Snowdonia. We have recently given a fabulous makeover to many areas of the hostel, so we are now more inviting and comfortable than ever.
What is great about YHA Snowdon Llanberis?
The hostel has stunning grounds, with great views of Snowdon and the Glyders.
Located on the doorstep of Snowdonia National Park.
Many walking opportunities close by.
There is a large self-catering kitchen for communal cooking with plenty of preparation areas and washing facilities. It contains two electric cookers, two fridges, two microwaves and all the essential cooking items required for both group and individual catering. Tea towels, bin bags, washing up liquid and soap are provided.
Dining room and lounge
The cosy TV lounge is located on the ground floor and has views across the hostel garden to the Snowdon summit and surrounding mountains. The lounge is furnished with ample sofas, armchairs, stools, and coffee tables for guests to use. The spacious dining room is located on the ground floor, with wooden tables and bench seating to seat around 60 people. Highchairs are also available.
Take the place for yourself.
For family, for friends, for running clubs, for walking groups, for hens, for stags, for you and yours.
YHA Snowdon Llanberis includes 45 beds:
One three-bedded room with en-suite. Includes 1 double bed with single bunk over.
Three two-bedded rooms. Includes 1 set of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
Three four-bedded rooms. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
Two five-bedded rooms. Includes 1 set of bunk beds and 1 double bed with single bunk over. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
One six-bedded room with en-suite. Includes 3 sets of bunk beds.
YHA Snowdon Llanberis is now home to two large camping pods. 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.
All bedlinen is provided.
There are 9 showers and 11 toilets throughout the hostel for guests to use. Soap is available with every sink. Toilet paper is also provided.
From the hostel there are spectacular walking and hiking opportunities across the Snowdonia National Park.
Experience Europe’s longest ziplines at Zip World or have a bounce on the huge underground trampolines and high-rope cavern adventures called Bounce Below.
Take a trip to the rooftop of Wales on the Snowdon Mountain Railway. At 3,560ft Snowdon dominates the landscape, with stunning views from the top to capture in your memory.
Need to know
Check-in and Check-out times
On the day of arrival, the Hostel is available from 4.00pm. On the day of departure you are asked to vacate by 10am.
Snowdonia National Park is made up of 823 square miles of rolling hills, mountains, and lakes, waiting to be explored. The main attraction is Snowdon itself, the largest mountain in Wales. There are plenty of walking routes to tackle the peak, from gentle to advanced. The views are spectacular too. If you fancy taking the quicker route to the top, jump aboard the Snowdon Mountain Railway.
The town of Llanberis has something for everyone; with wonderful independent pubs, quaint cafes, and fantastic restaurants to enjoy if you are feeling peckish. Make YHA Snowdon Llanberis your chosen holiday location today.
The hostel has a car park adjacent to the main hostel building with space for approximately 15 cars. Large minibuses can access the car park; however, there is no access for coaches due to the narrow lane up to the hostel. There is a coach park in the village at LL55 4UR.
Head for the village of Llanberis on the A4086. The hostel is 800m from the village of Llanberis’ main high street. From the high street, turn onto Capel Goch Road and continue up Ceunant Street until you see the hostel on your left. The hostel is signposted from the bottom of Capel Goch road.
YHA Snowdon Llanberis welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four-legged friend along with you.
At YHA Snowdon Llanberis we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately, none of our bedrooms or washrooms is accessible to modern standards. We have:
- 4 steps into the building
- En-suite rooms
View our access statement here.
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! To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab. Please note that YHA membership discount is only available when you book direct through YHA.