Rowardennan Youth Hostel, Ben Lomond

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Rowardennan Lodge Youth Hostel sits in an idyllic location on the banks of Loch Lomond with its own jetty and panoramic views across the loch.

The lodge offers a wide range of private rooms and comfortable shared accommodation with separate washroom facilities.

Guests can opt for a continental breakfast, lunch or evening meal served in the dining room.

Relax with a local craft beer or glass of wine in the hostels large and cosy lounge, while soaking up the spectacular view across the loch. Other facilities include a laundry and drying room, while basic provisions, confectionery and soft drinks are available to purchase at reception. WiFi is free for all guests.

Located in the heart of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park with its breathtaking mountains and glens, moorlands and forests, and with the West Highland Way passing by the gate, Rowardennan Lodge is the perfect choice for groups, couples and individual travellers.

The hostel is a popular venue for events and is available for exclusive private rental.

Location and Contact


• Note: there is NO coach access to this location after Balmaha. The largest transport allowed on this single track road is a 16-seater mini-bus.
• By bus: nearest bus stop is 8 miles away. Buses run from Balloch to Balmaha, then walk or taxi 8 miles.
• By car: follow the A811 to Drymen and turn into the village. Follow the sign in Drymen for the east side of Loch Lomond (B837). Drive past Balmaha and follow the road to the very end. The youth hostel is 12 miles from Drymen.
• On foot: follow the B837 past the Rowardennan Hotel, then go through the car park to the youth hostel.
• By ferry: services to Rowardennan from Tarbet and Luss are operated by Cruise Loch Lomond. Current ferry times -
• • Tarbet 8.45 to Rowardennan 09.30
• • Rowardennan 9.30 to Luss 10.00
• • Luss 16.15 to Rowardennan 16.45
• • Rowardennan 16.45 to Tarbet 17.30



Address: By Drymen (Balmaha), Ben Lomond, Strathclyde, Scotland

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Website Rowardennan Youth Hostel Ben Lomond (if you know the URL of their website, let us know and we'll add it)
Phone Number: +44 (0)870 0041148
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Facilities and Amenities

Family-Friendly Hostel



Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons



Credit Card Payments

Entirely Non-Smoking


Hot Showers



Lounge Area

Wheelchair Accessible

Note: Will re-open to individual guests on Monday, March 16th, 2015


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