The West Highland Lodge is situated in an elevated position with fantastic views to the Mamore mountains, overlooking the village of Kinlochleven and the River Leven. There is ample free car parking for guests right next to the Lodge or if travelling on foot take the footpath down to the village, it’s around a 10 minute walk to the centre with the shops, pubs and restaurants all on offer. Kinlochleven makes an ideal stopover for those passing through while walking the West Highland Way or for those touring the Scottish Highlands, just 7 miles off the A82 making it easily accessible to popular tourist destinations such as Glencoe, Mallaig, Fort William, Glenfinnan, Oban, Inverness & Skye. Why not take a longer break and explore some of the great outdoor activities on offer in Kinlochleven and the surrounding areas, there is plenty to choose from!
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 is heated by a modern electric gel heating system and is double glazed to ensure all rooms are warm and cozy (just what is needed after a wild day on the hills). The Lodge sleeps up to a maximum of 32 people in 8 private rooms with shared bathroom facilities where soap, shampoo and shower gel is included. Each room is fitted with comfortable bunk beds and bed linens are included.
There is a fully equipped self catering kitchen, dining area and comfy TV room for all guests and free WIFI throughout. Guests can make the most of the panoramic views over the mountains and village in the outdoor picnic area to the front of the hostel. Other facilities include a commercial drying room for those wetter days and for those travelling by bike there is a secure bike lockup. Our hostel is also dog friendly.
Our hostel can accommodate up to 39 guests in our fully centrally heated Hostel, with 10 en-suite rooms in various room sizes. Room sizes vary from twin, 3 bedded, 4 bedded & an 8 bedded room.
Adjacent to the Blackwater Hostel, all overlooking the river Leven (2 overlook the campsite). Pods available in varying sizes from 2 bedded mini lodges up to 4 bedded mega lodges.
The Campsite is situated adjacent to the Blackwater Hostel, many of our guests tell us it’s, “The best equipped site along the West Highland Way”. The camping ground is ideally located as it is right in the centre of the village.