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YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass - Hostel

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Bed sheets, wheelchair access
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Overview of YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass - Hostel

YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass - Hostel

4 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Pen-y-Pass, Nantgwynant, Caernarfon, Wales, LL55 4NY

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMiner's Track1 min walk
  • Popular LocationPen-y-Pass2 min walk
  • Popular LocationPyg Track2 min walk
  • AirportAnglesey (VLY)53 min drive

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About this area

Caernarfon

Located in Caernarfon, YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass - Hostel is in a rural area and in the mountains. Sygun Copper Mine and Gwydir Castle are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Padarn Country Park and Snowdonia National Park. GreenWood Forest Park and Gwydir Uchaf Chapel are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Miner's Track - 1 min walk
  • Pen-y-Pass - 2 min walk
  • Pyg Track - 2 min walk
  • Mount Snowdon - 1 min drive
  • Watkin Path - 28 min drive

Getting around

  • Llanberis Station - 7 min drive
  • Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon) - 102 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bryn Tyrch Inn Hotel - 7 min drive
  • Moel Siabod Cafe - 7 min drive
  • Caffi Gwynant - 8 min drive
  • Y Gwynedd Inn & Bunkroom - 8 min drive
  • Llygad Yr Haul - 8 min drive

About this property

YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass - Hostel

4-star hostel with restaurant and bar/lounge
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hostel has a bar/lounge and a snack bar/deli. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, laundry facilities, a TV in a common area and a reception hall are on-site. This hostel has 5 rooms.
YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass - Hostel offers 5 forms of accommodation. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM: GBP 3.95-8.50 for adults and GBP 3.95-3.95 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • No lifts
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 5 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 16

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
All common areas at this property are closed until further notice. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, access to this property’s shared kitchen and common areas may be limited pursuant to local regulations
All adult guests are required to present a valid government-issued photo ID card at check-in.
The name and address on the booking must match the photo ID presented by the guest at check-in. This property does not accept name changes for existing bookings.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 3.95 and GBP 8.50 for adults, and GBP 3.95 and GBP 3.95 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates)
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, JCB International and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Please note that this property does not charge an additional temporary membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of YHA (England and Wales) or IYHF as part of this booking.
Towels are available for a surcharge.

National rating

This property has received its official star rating from Visit Wales.

Property is also known as

YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass Hostel Caernarfon
YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass Hostel
YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass Caernarfon
YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass
YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass - Hostel Caernarfon
YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

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Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 37 out of 60 reviews
5 - Excellent 62%
Rating 4 - Good. 20 out of 60 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 60 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 60 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 60 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fantastic staff and a friendly, clean accommodation. Would definitely use again.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Snowdon trip
Location is ideal for Snowdonia, sat at the bottom of the PYG and Miners’ track for Snowdon or to the Glyders. Service is friendly. Staff are knowledgeable and provide great advice. Nice reference to the early history of the British Everest Expeditions.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great one night stay
A well organised stay, great value but very comfortable
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020