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Braemar SYHA

21 Glenshee Rd, Corrie Feragie, Braemar, AB35 5YQ, Scotland

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Overall Rating 93%

From 2 Reviews

Hostel rating (2)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 93%
Cleanliness 93%
Location 93%
Security 93%
Service 93%
Comfort 93%
Green rating 67%

An impressive former shooting lodge in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, an ideal base for outdoor and cultural activities.

  • Dorm
    From $26.06
  • Private
    From $62.68
10 or more people?

Braemar Hostel

Hostel Braemar

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

An impressive former shooting lodge in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Ideal base for exploring Royal Deeside, castles and distilleries. Great location for skiing and snowboarding at Glenshee and walking in the Cairngorms. Accommodation is in 2-6+ bedded rooms and facilities include internet access, laundry and kitchen, private and family rooms available.


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 17:00 and 21:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 21:00
  • 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

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Charges Apply

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - At Reception
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports Equipment Storage - Skis
Opening times

Opening times

From 07:00 to 10:00
From 17:00 to 21:30
From 17:00 to 21:30

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44 (0)1339 741659

Fax. +44 (0)1786 891350

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Mountain Climbing Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Glenshee (5 to 10km)
  • Balmoral Castle (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



Auberge confortable et agréable. Rien à dire


Avatar for Estelle


Wed 16 Aug 2017

Very nice stay. Very friendly staff. We had a good time there.


Avatar for Roland


Tue 15 Aug 2017

super :-)


Avatar for Thomas


Tue 30 Aug 2016

Leider waren alle Wasch- und Duschräume von massivem Aspergillus niger (Schimmelpilz-) Befall geprägt. Es war eine regelrechte Zumutung, die Dusche zu benutzen. Dieser Zustand stellt eine Gefahr für die Gesundheit der Besucher dar! Das Frühstück wurde am Morgen nicht rechtzeitig (8:00 Uhr) gemacht, sodass wir noch 20 Minuten warten mussten, bis alles bereit stand. Das Hostel ist darüberhinaus keineswegs barrierefrei zugänglich!


Avatar for Christian


Tue 02 Aug 2016

Schöne Lage, wenn auch etwas abgelegen am Waldrand abseits von Carrbridge. Nur motorisierten Urlaubern zu empfehlen. Gemütliche Lounge mit schönen alten Möbeln und Kaminofen. Gut ausgestattete Gemeinschaftsküche. Küche war etwas schmutzig, besonders das Geschirr. Leider putzt nicht jeder das Geschirr ordentlich ab, sodass noch Essensreste hängen blieben. Die Sauberkeit der Wasch- und Duschräume war gerade noch erträglich, die Waschbecken müssen dringend wöchentlich gereinigt werden!


Avatar for Christian


Tue 02 Aug 2016


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cycle trails (500m to 1km)
  • Golf course (1 to 2km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Mountainous Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m to 1km)
  • National / State Park (At or next to the hostel)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500 m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500 m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500 m)
  • Ski area (5 to 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m to 1km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

100km from Aberdeen
Contact the hostel for bus times.
100km from Aberdeen+Rosyth (Edinburgh)
Alternate Transport
500m South of village square Free at the hostel
95km from Aberdeen bus connection 90km from Perth
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Abseiling
  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Orienteering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Ski / Snowboarding
  • Team-Building
  • Walking / Hiking

Sustainability initiatives


  • Low carbon activities
  • Public transportation is promoted


  • Energy saving lights
  • Insulation and ventilation systems
  • Energy efficiency appliances


  • Working with local community
  • Mission-based activities
  • Educational programs


  • Recycling areas
  • Composting
  • Growing own vegetables
  • Fairtrade food served


  • Water savers in showers
  • Water savers in toilet
  • Water recycling
  • Water-wise garden

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