Bala-Backpackers

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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.

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

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
38
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Bedspacefrom £13.00 to £29.50 per person per night
Ensuite Twinfrom £52.50 to £59.00 per room per night
Hostel Beds£25.00 per person per night
Twinfrom £42.00 to £49.00 per room per night

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Booking & Payment Details

  • American Express accepted
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted

Catering

  • Breakfast available
  • Cooking facilities
  • Evening meals
  • Packed lunches provided
  • Unlicensed

Children

  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating

Laundry Facilities

  • Drying facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycles for hire
  • Fishing
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
  • Pony trekking/horse-riding
  • Shooting
  • Water sports onsite

Linen & Bedding

  • Bedding provided
  • Linen for hire
  • Linen provided

Park Facilities

  • Showers available

Property Facilities

  • Telephone (public)
  • Totally non-smoking
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Telephone
  • Television

Site Features

  • Building of historical interest

Room/Unit Facilities: Twin

  • Shared facilities

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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.

Bala Backpackers

3 Visit Wales Stars 3 Visit Wales Stars 3 Visit Wales Stars 3 Visit Wales Stars Hostel
32 Tegid Street, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7EL

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Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

Gradings

  • 3 Visit Wales Stars Hostel
3 Visit Wales Stars Hostel

Awards

  • Visit WalesVisit Wales Cyclists Welcome Visit Wales Cyclists Welcome 2020
  • Visit WalesVisit Wales Walkers Welcome Visit Wales Walkers Welcome 2020

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