Location: Snowdonia, UK
Project Completion: 2014
Project Value: £1.16m
Photography: Youth Hostel Association
Pen - y - Pass is a remote mountain retreat at the base of Snowdon. This was a property in desperate need of updating. The refurbishment provided the opportunity to reconfigure areas which were critical to the operation of the hostel. The hostel is spread across two buildings, which are now linked by a new glazed walkway. The ground floor communal areas have been transformed with a touch of replanning to open up the reception and cafe bar, which now link into the catered All bedrooms and shared facilities have been refurbished to YHA's current standards.