Blackwater Accommodation - Stay on the West Highland Way Kinlochleven
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Blackwater Hostel

Ideally situated right in the heart of Kinlochleven, just 5 minutes walk from the shops, pubs and restaurants. Blackwater Hostel offers high quality hostel accommodation in our fully equipped self catering bunkhouse. With 10 comfortable private rooms all with en-suite facilities. Guests can relax and unwind after a hard days walking or exploring in our warm and friendly communal kitchen and dining area with flat screen TV and super fast WIFI for all. Our rooms are available to rent on a private room only basis. We do not offer shared dorm rooms. If you have a larger group that requires sole occupancy of the hostel we can also help. Just get in touch and we can book you in directly.

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West Highland Lodge

The West Highland Lodge lies in an elevated position overlooking the village of Kinlochleven. With views over to the magnificent Mamores and the River Leven. The Lodge is a slightly smaller bunkhouse than the Blackwater Hostel but still offers the same level of quality accommodation for those on a slightly smaller budget. The hostel has 8 private bunk bed rooms where guests have the use of shared bathroom facilities. There is a fully equipped self catering kitchen, dining area and comfy TV room for all guests and free WIFI throughout. Rooms are available to rent on a private room only basis. We do not offer shared dorm rooms. This bunkhouse sleeps up to 32 people and again is available to large groups for sole occupancy if required.  Just get in touch for more details.

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Our glamping pods are located next door to the Blackwater Hostel on the campsite overlooking the River Leven and provide an excellent alternative to camping or those looking for all the comforts of a bed indoors but on a low cost budget. Our snug micro lodges are all insulted and have electricity, even superfast WIFI! Each pod is well equipped with a flat screen TV, microwave, fridge and kettle and all have electric fan heaters installed. Bedding is not included however for those looking to travel light, it can be hired from reception for a small charge. All guests have the use of the shared shower and toilet block situated adjacent to the campsite. The pods are available in 3 sizes – mini, micro or mega sleeping from 2 to 4 people.


Our campsite has a fantastic position in Kinlochleven for those walking the West Highland Way, it is the first accommodation provider you reach when walking from Glencoe situated right next to the Blackwater Hostel. Ideal for those with tired legs as the site is just 5 minutes walk from the village centre with pubs, restaurants and shops all just around the corner. During peak months May-September it is advisable to book via our website to guarantee your pitch (maximum 2 man tent).



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Alternatively if you prefer to book via telephone, call our team on 01855 831 253