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YHA Snowdon Ranger

Expedia.comUSD 31*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Snowdon Ranger YHA for a night, before climbing Snowdon the next morning. We received a lovely warm welcome from the team and everything was clearly explained to us. We stayed in a large female dorm, which was noisy as expected but everyone was respectful and kept noise to a minimum whilst others were sleeping. The breakfast the...

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Great facilities to be able to do the basics well here. We were able to use the kitchen to make a decent meal one night. Hospitality was good, one morning we requested a cooked breakfast at the last minute; the staff went out of their way to provide enough food for us all, despite it being a busy morning. For...

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

A reasonable hostel in a lovely location. Dorms were fine - albeit really hot! Toilets grand; Showers weren't great. The group I was with booked out the entire hostel so it was quite handy. There wasn't a bar/shop there which might have been helpful but we sufficed.

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snowdonmanager, Manager at YHA Snowdon Ranger, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. It is a bit of a difficult building to regulate the heat in as we have quite an old heating system. However we are now heading into the Summer and can hopefully turn the heating off. I have also looked into the showers and there was a problem with the hot water...

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

First time at hostel...impressed Family stayed in room of 6 beds Value for money Easy access to snowdon railway Beautiful setting Close to bethgelert..idyllic village Recommend considering accommodation Clean , neat, friendly

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snowdonmanager, Manager at YHA Snowdon Ranger, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We're glad you had a good stay with us. We hope to see you again sometime soon.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Old wooden house so gets a bit noisy especially with kids running around sounding like elephants. All accommodation is bunk beds. Good that kitchen is available to prepare own meals as not really close to anything. They do offer meals but we didnt try so cant comment.

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snowdonmanager, Manager at YHA Snowdon Ranger, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us. I agree that it can be a bit noisy when we have kids in but we do ask guest to be quiet during the night. As with most Youth Hostels we do mostly have bunk beds but the the YHA is currently going through an upgrade to change old wooden bunks to newer metal beds...

Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This place is excellent for the price. I was really surprised. We got ourselves our own room which slept four and did the job we needed. The facilities are excellent and staff are friendly and really helpful. They gave us some great tips on the routes up to Snowdon. There's also an excellent walk to the summit which literally starts...

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Thank Wesley B
Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stayed in pretty much everything from hut on sticks in the Amazon to five star palaces but not a YHA hostel since I was nine, but forced to go for it as last minute option when invited to do Snowdon. Expected it all to be a bit rough for old softie like me but very pleasantly surprised. OK reasonably basic...

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Thank colin j
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Great little hostel with history. Right at the start of the Snowdon ranger path. Over the road is a short track and decking down to lake/reservoir. Little beach. Also lots of picnic benches on decking overlooking lake. Lovely spot. Train stops just behind hostel and on Sherpa bus route (though they are not frequent). No tv. Wifi can be slow...

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snowdonmanager, Manager at YHA Snowdon Ranger, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments, especially about the staff. I'll pass them on. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

It's a little bit basic and could do with some redecorating but the location is fantastic and the staff were great. Supper club meals were all nice but portion sizes were a little tight for a big boy like me. Given what we paid for a 4 bed family room with ensuite, couldn't fault it.

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snowdonmanager, Manager at YHA Snowdon Ranger, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Glad you had a good stay. I'll pass your comments on to the staff. Hopefully we will be doing some decorating over the Winter so we hope to see you again next year.

Spalding, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

First off, the staff are very friendly and helpful especially Amy and Lucy. Some of the rooms appear to be recently decorated how ever our bedroom wasn't. Also there was only one plug socket (bun fight ensued for priority charging) and the only fresh air was via a vent. We had the supper on our first night and it was...

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snowdonmanager, Manager at YHA Snowdon Ranger, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'll pass on your kind comments about the staff to them. I agree that we need some investment to bring us back up to the standard of other YHA properties that have been refurbished. However we do have a programme of decorating planned over the Winter to try to maintain standards. We are also changing...

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Additional Information about YHA Snowdon Ranger

Address: Rhydd Ddu, Snowdonia National Park LL54 7YS, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Rhydd Ddu
Price Range: $38 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — YHA Snowdon Ranger 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“I think it was room 2. View of Snowdon”
koconn2014, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the side of the Hostel boast a pleasant view.”
HarrymByrne, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Remember that you are likely to share with someone ounces you book the whole room.”
241AndrewF, 3 Aug 2014 | Read review
“No TV for World Cup :(”
Heathcote2014, 9 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The Annex next to the main YHA is quiet so if you are looking for a quiet room that would be the one to ask for.”
255jasone, 9 Jul 2014 | Read review
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