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YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass

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Nantgwynant, Caernarfon LL55 4NY Wales See on map
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Breakfast Buffet
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Family Rooms
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4 Star accommodation
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All reviews youth hostel self catering kitchen drying room perfect location miners track car park limited free parking bunk beds crib goch board games sherpa bus per day games room lounge area phone reception base camp well stocked bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1. No handrails on crib goch. 2. Puddles are to large. 3. Pie shortage. 4. Stones are to big and should be non slip. 5. What are the steps all about. 6. Seriously though we loved it. Well apart from the bloody hand driers.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’d never stayed in a hostel before I’d stayed at Pen-y-Pass so I can’t say how it compares to other hostels, wasn’t sure what to expect but I was pleasantly surprised, very clean and tidy with friendly staff, if all hostels are like this I’ll...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place. No free parking though. All the staff were very friendly and the facilities are very good. Great location for short day walks in the mountains. Was quite busy when I visited but that was all fine by me.

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Response from YHAPen-y-Pass, Duty Manager at YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-PassResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your lovely review, great to hear you had a good stay. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pen-Y-Pass Hostel is located in a beautiful place in Snowdonia, take a little stroll and you will have a gorgeous views of the lakes and the mountains. from here you can hike up to Snowdon The Pyg Track and The Miner's Track. The Hostel people...More

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Response from YHAPen-y-Pass, Duty Manager at YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-PassResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the mountains and the beautiful scenery here in Snowdonia. We apologise for the issues you experienced with the hot water, this issue has now being resolved. We do have a stock...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you are intending to stroll along the paths taking photos or head up to the magnificent ridges and summits of Snowdonia, Pen-Y-Pass YHA will provide you with the perfect base. It's everything you might expect from a very well run hostel with the added...More

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Response from YHAPen-y-Pass, Duty Manager at YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-PassResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your wonderful review. Its a pleasure to read that you enjoyed our location, we are very fortunate to be situated where we are. We hope that you will join us for another trip away soon.

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Located with-in The Snowdonia National Park at 1000ft. above sea-level, and set amongst stunning, jaw-dropping scenery, and with two of Yr Wyddfa – Snowdon Mountain’s - major footpaths – The Pyg Track More and The Miner’s Path starting on our doorstep, YHA Pen-y-Pass is the ideal base from which to climb Snowdon. The famous knife-edge ridge of Crib Goch – The Red Ridge - and the start of the Snowdon Horseshoe dominates the view from our dining room windows. With Tryfan, the Glyders, Moel Shiabod and Y Garn to either side, YHA Pen-y-Pass, not surprisingly, has it’s own place in the UK mountaineering history. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
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Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
USD 31 - USD 89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass Caernarfon, Wales
Location
United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Caernarfon
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
USD 31 - USD 89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass Caernarfon, Wales
Location
United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Caernarfon
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Elliot B
22 March 2018|
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Response from Matt J | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, For future travellers reference, the bar is open until 10, reception until 11. After this time, the door is locked, and you will have been given a code at check in to unlock it should you still be out. You can... More
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Kez36
1 June 2017|
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Response from CMcTavish | Reviewed this property |
Im so sorry, I didn't see this question and although I am quite sure it's too late for you, the answer is that we didn't self-cater! I am sure pots, pans, etc would be provided tho as they always are. Oil would probably have... More
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dagmartemis
4 January 2017|
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Yes, the hostel is suited for wheel chair users,
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Room Tips
"Try the soup of the day, best ever"
RupertBear77
7 Oct. 2017
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"Quieter rooms tend to be at the back half of the hostel as cars occasionally pass during the night."
OirishMike
24 Aug. 2017
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"pick en suite"
CheshireSue
31 Jul. 2017
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"Private room was a double bed on the bottom and a single bed on top (bunk)"
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5 Apr. 2017
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