Lochranza Youth Hostel
4 Star Rating.
During 2009 the hostel was closed to allow a £500,000 refurbishment of the building. These works have included
Whilst the hostel has been extensively refurbished, some things remains the same, the stunning views, the wonderful wildlife and the friendly locals.
View from the hostel
Lochranza Youth Hostel can now accommodate up to 58 guests in 13 rooms. Groups need to be aware that with 3 double beds this may reduce the capacity to 55.
We hope that you will come and stay with us in 2010 and enjoy everything that this beautiful island has to offer.
The hostel reception is normally open from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM and from 5:00PM to 10:00PM (10:30 Friday and Saturday). We have a small supply of snacks and drinks available as well as maps, guidebooks and local souvenirs.
We have 13 bedrooms spread over 3 floors. Entry to all rooms is by a keycard system which also opens the front door of the hostel. The rooms have top quality bunks and lockers (own padlock required). 6 of the rooms are en-suite the rest have a sink.
As well as the en-suite rooms there are several toilets and showers around the building
There are 2 comfy lounges overlooking the loch for you to relax in
We have an internet suite with 2 terminals as well as wi-fi. Access to the SYHA website is free.
Access to other sites is by a voucher obtained form reception. The cost is £1 for 20 minutes or £3 for one hour.
Washing machines and dryers, a drying room for wet clothing and boots and a small lockable cycle store complete the facilities.
There is a patio area at the front of the hostel with picnic benches and a grassed area beyond. Red deer and red squirrels are often seen in the garden, whilst local sheep help keep the grass trimmed.