Bank Street Lodge, Fort William

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Bank Street Lodge is a nice, homey place to stay in the heart of Fort William!

The Location

Bank Street Lodge couldn't be more central if it tried; it is about a thirty-second walk to the main street, where you will find the visitors centre, a supermarket, and loads of other amenities. It is about a ten-minute walk to the bus and train stations, which are down toward the Morrisons supermarket.

Rooms and Bathrooms

There are loads of rooms here, and they are comfortable, but can be quite cramped. There isn't a lot of space to move around and to put your things. Each room has a lock on the door and a key for security.

The bathrooms are located outside of the dorms. There are female- and male-separated bathrooms with one toilet and two showers in each. The showers aren't the locked-door kind; they just have a curtain pulled over them, so people have a tendency to lock the bathroom door when they go in. There seems also to be a constant queue for the toilet. The other bathroom located near reception is a combined toilet and shower and this is usually with people in it during busy periods, so the bathroom for a full hostel can be an issue.

Common Spaces

The hostel has a dining room and in here there are tables and chairs where you can sit down, hang out, and eat. There is also a video player with a collection of old-school videos and some games to play. There is also loads of information on walking and things to do in the area in here, or you can ask at the reception and they can also give you some advice.

The kitchen is next door to this and is really quite small. While it has everything that you may need to cook here, it can get very congested in the kitchen from 5 to 10 p.m. while people are trying to cook dinner.


Bank Street Lodge is a comfortable (albeit a bit cramped at times) place to stay during your time in Fort William. On the upside, you do get to meet people, as you are always around them. The hostel has quite an eighties lodge feel to it, which is quite cool, and while the facilities aren't overly modern, they are in good condition and well maintained. This is a nice place to stay in Fort William!
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Bank Street Lodge, Fort William
Bank Street Lodge, Fort William
Bank Street Lodge, Fort William
Bank Street Lodge, Fort William
Bank Street Lodge, Fort William
Globetrotter Staff Reviewer
Published on Sep 12, 2017


The building is only 4 years old with good views of the nearby hills.We have a kitchen for use by our guests and a TV lounge / dining area.There is a drying room for wet clothing, male and female showers / toilets.Literature for what to do and where to go is also available.

Location and Contact


• Inverness-shire
• Situated at the corner of Bank Street and Dudley Road approx.50 metres from the High Street. 5 min walk to bus and train stations.



Address: Bank Street, Fort William, The Highlands, Scotland

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Website Bank Street Lodge Fort William
Phone Number: 01397 700070
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Facilities and Amenities

Family-Friendly Hostel



Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons


24 Hour Security

Clothes Dryer

Credit Card Payments

Entirely Non-Smoking


Hair Dryers

Hot Showers



Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental

Wheelchair Accessible

Max. Age: All Ages

Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 7 AM - 1 AM (07:00-01:00)

Size: Medium (30-60 beds)

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