Basecamp Wales offers family-run hostel accommodation in Llanllyfni, on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park and 18.8 miles from Pen-Y-Pass and 5.1 miles to the beach at Dinas Dinlle. Free WiFi is offered in public areas and free private parking is available on site.

All rooms are located on the first floor,accessed via stairs, and contain bunk beds. Bed linen and towels are provided. Guests have access to a well-equipped shared kitchen fitted with 2 electric cookers, 2 microwave ovens, 2 toasters and 2 kettles. A dishwasher and kitchenware are also provided.

The property features a large garden, a common lounge and dining area equipped with a flat-screen TV, billiards table and board games. There are animals on-site, including chickens, ducks, sheep and alpacas.

Guests will find a shop, a bakery and takeaways in Penygroes, 1.2 miles from the property, the nearest bars and pubs are in Caernarfon 9 miles away.

Llanberis is 13.7 miles from Basecamp Wales, while Beddgelert is 10.3 miles away. Betws-y-coed is 30.3 miles from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Basecamp Wales has been welcoming guests since 10 Jun 2016.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free private parking available on-site

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have WiFi
    Yes, WiFi is available free of charge.
    Answered on 9 August 2020
  • Hi can i bring my 2 little yorkshire terriors is it pet friendly
    Sorry we do not accept pets.
    Answered on 19 February 2020
  • Do you do late check-in beyond 10pm?
    Sorry we do not offer late check-in.
    Answered on 15 September 2020
  • Hi do you accept dogs.
    Sorry we do not accept pets.
    Answered on 18 August 2022
  • We're leaving home at 4pm, hope to arrive at 9pm. I understand check in closes 10pm. If there is traffic are there options for telephone check in?
    Hi Sorry we do not offer check-in after 10pm, as a rule we'd recommend adding 1hr per 100 miles from what Google maps says, based on previous guest ex..
    Answered on 24 April 2022
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Property surroundings *
Facilities of Basecamp Wales Great facilities! Review score, 9.5
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Billiards
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    Entertainment and family services
    • Board games/puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Carpeted
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Basecamp Wales takes special requests - add in the next step!


    16:00 - 22:00

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


    Until 10:00 hours


    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are not allowed.

    Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this reservation. During your stay you can pay for any extras using Maestro, ​Mastercard, ​Visa and Solo .

    The fine print

    Kindly note the accommodation is located on the first floor, and is accessible via stairs only. It may not be suitable for guests with mobility impairment.

    Please note that this property cannot provide cots or highchairs.

    This property does not accept group bookings of 7 people or more. This includes multiple single reservations which form a group.

    The hostel is remotely located and not serviced directly via public transport.

    The maximum room occupancy cannot be exceeded under any circumstances. Babies, infants and children must all be included in occupancy number when booking.

    The property cannot accommodate late check-ins. Last check-in is at 22:00.

    Guests aged under 18 years are not permitted to stay in single rooms.

    You are advised to bring your own vehicle as this property is not serviced by public transport.

    Please inform Basecamp Wales in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    FAQs about Basecamp Wales

    • Check-in at Basecamp Wales is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    • Basecamp Wales offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Billiards

    • Yes, Basecamp Wales is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Basecamp Wales is 950 yards from the centre of Llanllyfni.

    • The prices at Basecamp Wales may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.