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    YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass

    Nantgwynant, Caernarfon LL55 4NY, Wales
    011 44 345 371 9534
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    • Excellent62%
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    1 - 5 of 230 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Great location, staff very friendly and helpful. It was a very quiet period we stayed but the walls were very thin and noise of other guests combined with noise from some kind of boiler meant sleep was slightly disrupted we are not light sleepers and...More

    Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
    Thank RutteryButtery
    Response from YHAPen-y-Pass, Duty Manager at YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-PassResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello, Thanks for taking the time to review your stay at Pen-Y-Pass. We are so sorry to hear your night was disturbed by noise, hopefully this won't put you off returning to stay with us. Great to hear you enjoyed our location and the hostels...More

    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

    Stayed one night and had a fantastic experience staying here. As you'd expect with a YHA the dorm was clean, bedding fresh and shower/ toilet areas clean and clear of rubbish. The kitchen facilities were good including microwaves, ovens, fridges etc. The dorms contained 2...More

    Thank Peter W
    Response from YHAPen-y-Pass, Manager at YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-PassResponded 5 May 2017

    Hi Peter, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay at the hostel and to see you made good use of all the facilities we have to offer here. Hope you enjoyed your adventure...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed here as a base for hill walking. One word. AMAZING. Warm, comfortable beds. Nice clean bedding and room. Breakfast great value at £6.25 very friendly and helpful staff. Not what I was expecting at all. Only down side was the fact that you had...More

    Thank Alan R
    Response from YHAPen-y-Pass, Duty Manager at YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-PassResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Alan, Thanks for the great review, glad to hear we exceeded your expectations and that you enjoyed the beautiful surroundings and our breakfast. Hopefully we will see you again soon.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The right building at the right place, at the start of the hiking trails, very few free parking spaces available, great view and wilderness, too bad we didn't stay longer, very friendly staff as always in YHA...

    Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
    Thank 844jeanmaried
    Response from YHAPen-y-Pass, Front Office Manager at YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-PassResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thanks for taking the time to review you stay with us at YHA Snowdon Pen y Pass. Glad you enjoyed your stay and that we will see you again in the future.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Good value. Location is fantastic (the hostel is located directly opposite Snowdon, with spectacular views). Rob the Manager was brilliant. All the staff were lovely - warm, welcoming and accommodating. Very happy with my stay.

    Thank Louise8619
    Response from YHAPen-y-Pass, Front Office Manager at YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-PassResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thanks for taking the time to review you stay with us at YHA Snowdon Pen y Pass. Glad you enjoyed your stay and that we will see you again in the future.

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    • Free Parking
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    • US$31 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Kez36
    31 May 2017|
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    Response from CMcTavish | Reviewed this property |
    Im so sorry, I didn't see this question and although I am quite sure it's too late for you, the answer is that we didn't self-cater! I am sure pots, pans, etc would be provided tho as they always are. Oil would probably have... More
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    3 January 2017|
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    I'm not sure...please check with YHA
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    "Try the soup of the day, best ever"
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    "Quieter rooms tend to be at the back half of the hostel as cars occasionally pass during the night."
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    "pick en suite"
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    "Private room was a double bed on the bottom and a single bed on top (bunk)"
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