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  • Visit Wales 3 Star Hostel
  • Visit Wales Cyclists Welcome
  • Visit Wales Walkers Welcome



Hostel with 38 bedspaces £13-£21 pppn, £42-£59 prpn

32 Tegid Street,
LL23 7EL



32 Tegid Street,
LL23 7EL


Prices are BRING YOUR OWN LINEN, or hire a Liner for £3, in all Hostel Beds. We still provide the Quilt/Blanket, 2 Pillows and Mattress which must be covered by you.

For Outdoor Adventures within the Snowdonia National Park, Bala Backpackers is Hostel-Style Good-Value Self-Catering Accommodation offering 32 Comfy SINGLE BEDS, 3 Private TWIN ROOMS and a Double Holiday-Let, in 1800’s Character Buildings, located in a quiet, sunny chapel square, in the bustling market town of Bala, Mid North Wales

It is clean, safe and nice for the price with a careful, old, arty, homely atmosphere, with hints of Luxury, now called Posh-Packing! There are 4-Star Showers, Bedrooms, Wet-Room, Dining Facilities & Guest Kitchen. Catering is available by arrangement.

Bala boasts a five-mile-long Lake, a white-water River, ever popular for Raft Rides, and nestles beneath three 900metre Peaks. The Lake-side, River and Leisure pursuits are 5 mins walk away. Plan your activities or just soak up the atmosphere (not literally!), by day or evening, in Town.

Bala is superb for Sailing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Cycling, Hill-Walking, Fishing, Golf, Wild-Life, Geology, Artists, Music and is rich in Welsh Culture.

Children welcomeTelephoneTelevisionUnlicensedPacked lunches providedIroning facilitiesTotally non-smokingBuilding of historical interestCooking facilitiesCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesElectric shaver pointsLinen providedLinen for hireTelephone (public)FishingPony trekking/horse-ridingShootingGolf available (onsite or nearby)Water sports onsiteCycles for hireVisa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedAmerican Express acceptedWiFi or internet accessLeisure club (onsite or nearby)Showers availableEvening mealsDrying facilitiesBreakfast availableBedding provided

Leisure centre fun pool ten minute walk away. Five mile lake on doorstep. White Water River up road surrounded by green hills. Children welcome from any age.

Location and nearby places


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Map reference: SH 926359  Lat: 52.90975 Long: -3.59846


GR 926 358. Bala is on A494, in mid North Wales. Turn in the middle of Bala High Street, opposite the White Lion Royal Hotel, down Tegid Street to see HOSTEL sign. Loa/Unload outside Hostel, but park round corner, behind Somerfield, in the large, empty and free overnight pay and display, one minute walk away.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelephoneTelephone
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • UnlicensedUnlicensed
  • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Cooking facilitiesCooking facilities
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • Linen for hireLinen for hire
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • FishingFishing
  • Pony trekking/horse-ridingPony trekking/horse-riding
  • ShootingShooting
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Water sports onsiteWater sports onsite
  • Cycles for hireCycles for hire
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • American Express acceptedAmerican Express accepted
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
  • Showers availableShowers available
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Breakfast availableBreakfast available
  • Bedding providedBedding provided

Leisure centre fun pool ten minute walk away. Five mile lake on doorstep. White Water River up road surrounded by green hills. Children welcome from any age.

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