Set in Betws-y-coed, 22 km from Snowdon, FSC Rhyd-y-Creuau Hostel offers accommodation with a garden, free private parking and a shared lounge. Located around 30 km from Llandudno Pier, the hostel with free WiFi is also 35 km away from Bodelwyddan Castle. The property is non-smoking and is located 28 km from Snowdon Mountain Railway. A Full English/Irish, vegetarian or gluten-free breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. Guests at the hostel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Betws-y-coed, like hiking and cycling. Portmeirion is 36 km from FSC Rhyd-y-Creuau Hostel, while Bodnant Garden is 18 km away. The nearest airport is Anglesey Airport, 65 km from the accommodation.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

FSC Rhyd-y-Creuau Hostel has been welcoming guests since 9 Jul 2019.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free private parking available on-site


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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Betws-y-coed
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  • Siham
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Excellent facility. Staff were so friendly especially the lady in the office . very friendly and smiling. the breakfast was very good. I stayed four nights and every morning the chef would have something new added to the breakfast , pancakes ,...
  • Abiud
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The stay is pleasant, nice place and very close to the town and many options for dinner close by. Also, the breakfast provided at the stay is excellent. We really enjoyed the stay and the breakfast!
  • Sara
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely and clean throughout. Games room was great for us also, lots of fun to be had
  • Dale
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Excellence location. No frills but more than adequate. Excellent breakfast choices.
  • Keith
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location. Excellent breakfast. Value for money.
  • Ch
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location, lovely staff, delicious breakfasts, free access to most of the building (lounge, game room, library), bonfire area. Mattress was quite hard but that's what we like and we slept like a babies
  • Julie
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    I’ve never stayed in a hostel before and when we realised it was a youth activity centre too we were not sure what to expect but it was great. The room was clean, the beds comfy, a free breakfast every morning, tea and coffee whenever we wanted it...
  • Rajinder
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Excellent location, brilliant breakfast and good value for money. The staff were fantastic. Perfect if you just want somewhere to crash because you plan to be out all day.
  • Smith
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    An excellent breakfast. Couldn’t fault it. Lots of choices
  • Bart
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    I was amazed how great is the place, game room in the basement, football pitch on the back, adult lounge, sitting lounge, access to fridge and microwave all the time,2 fire pit places to use, lots of benches with beautiful view. Breakfast very...

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, can we check in after 5pm? At a about 6pm for example. Thanks

    Hi, 6pm shouldn't be a problem. We have a procedure in place for later arrivals so just let us know if that's the case.
    Answered on 8 July 2020
  • Do you provide bed linen? Thanks

    Hi, Yes we do.
    Answered on 9 October 2019
  • Hello Looks like a great place. Can I ask is the water fall area near by as well as the mountains for hiking

    Hi, Yes we have a number of waterfalls nearby, Swallow Falls being the biggest is the other side of the village. We are also close to the mountains.
    Answered on 12 August 2020
  • Would it be possible to book 2 rooms next door to each other for 2 adults and 2 older children (age 10 and 12)? We are looking at booking 3 nights bet..

    Hi, We currently have 2 adjacent twin en-suite rooms avaialble for the dates 10-13 August. Many thanks, Belinda Many thanks, Belinda
    Answered on 21 July 2020
  • What time do yo serve breakfast

    Hi, Anytime between 7.30am - 9am.
    Answered on 1 April 2021
  • Are you restricting the number of guests to facilitate social distancing in keeping with COVID guidelines? Are you continuing to serve breakfast and i..

    Hi, We are an approved Covid secure venue which means our rooming and dining room arrangements adhere to all Welsh Government guidance. There are ple..
    Answered on 9 September 2020
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Facilities of FSC Rhyd-y-Creuau Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Games room
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Special diet menus (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • Welsh
  • English

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

FSC Rhyd-y-Creuau Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 18:00


From 08:30 to 10:00



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


Entry to the property will be closed between the hours of 22:30 and 07:00

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 6 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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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.

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The fine print

Please inform FSC Rhyd-y-Creuau Hostel 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.

FAQs about FSC Rhyd-y-Creuau Hostel

  • FSC Rhyd-y-Creuau Hostel is 0.6 miles from the centre of Betws-y-coed. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at FSC Rhyd-y-Creuau Hostel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Guests staying at FSC Rhyd-y-Creuau Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free

  • FSC Rhyd-y-Creuau Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Games room
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Horse riding

  • The prices at FSC Rhyd-y-Creuau Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.