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Aberdeen SYHA

8 Queens Rd, Aberdeen, AB15 4ZT, Scotland

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Overall Rating 86%

From 3 Reviews

Hostel rating (3)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 93%
Cleanliness 82%
Location 85%
Security 85%
Service 93%
Comfort 80%
Green rating 85%

Located in a quiet residential area on the west side of Aberdeen, within walking distance of city centre attractions, restaurants and nightlife.

  • Dorm
    From $18.10
  • Private
    From $44.93
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Aberdeen Hostel

Hostel Aberdeen

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

The Aberdeen SYHA hostel is located in the leafy West End of Aberdeen in a quiet residential area, and is within walking distance of the city centre with regular buses just outside the youth hostel.

This hostel provides a range of multi-share and private rooms, with facilities including Internet access, a large self-catering kitchen, dining room and a common area for guests.

Aberdeen has something for everyone whatever your interests are. Nearby attractions include the Maritime Museum, St Machar's Cathedral, Art Gallery and Old Aberdeen dating back to the Middle Ages. There is a lovely beach complete with its own promenade and an amusement park, great to entertain the kids. Besides, Aberdeen is a great base to explore the surrounding area, with tourist attractions like Dunnottar Castle in Stonehaven and Crathes Castle within 15 miles. Braemar and Royal Deeside are easily accessible within an hour's drive by car.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 14:00 and 23:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 23:00
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of GBP 3.00 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • TV room


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 05:00 to 02:00
From 07:00 to 23:00
From 14:00 to 23:00
From 14:00 to 23:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44 (0)1224 646988

Fax. +44 (0)1786 891350

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Architecture Old Aberdeen (1 to 2km)
  • Beach and Amusements (1 to 2km)
  • Castles Dunnottar and Crathes (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



Hacía frío en las estancias, tanto comunes como en las habitaciones. La limpieza de las instalaciones era buena en general pero mi habitación solo fue limpiada un día de los cinco que estuve,.


Avatar for Sofía


Fri 23 Sep 2016

I LOVED THIS PLACE. Best hostel I have been in. Thanks to everyone. We escaped here after totally burning out at Edinburgh. Not right at the train/bus station but not so far you can't get there easily. Sweet sweet rooms. Eco conscious. Helpful staff. Non smoking indoors. nice packable breakfast. Safe, comfortable, friendly, plenty of community rooms.


Avatar for Sheila


Thu 11 Aug 2016


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (1 to 2km)
  • Beach (1 to 2km)
  • Cinema (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (500m - 1km)
  • Cycle trails (2 to 3km)
  • Golf course (1 to 2km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (More than 10km)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Mountainous Area (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (500m - 1km)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (2 to 3km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (500m - 1km)
  • Wooded Area (5 to 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

12km Aberdeen Airport take a bus #27 from airport.
3km Bus #27 210 215 from bus station and citylink services.
3km Aberdeen & 100km Rosyth (Edinburgh).
Onsite parking.
3km Aberdeen Station (take bus #27 210 215).

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