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Braemar Youth Hostel

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

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Overall Rating 87%

From 2 Reviews

Hostel rating (2)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 93%
Cleanliness 87%
Location 93%
Security 80%
Service 87%
Comfort 80%
Green rating 87%

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

  • Dorm
    From $28.78
  • Private
    From $66.94
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
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 12 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • 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
  • Computer Charges - Charges Apply
  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Charges Apply

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

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

  • Braemar Castle (1 to 2km)
  • Glenshee (More than 10km)
  • Balmoral Castle (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



A building with great character. Room was very comfortable. Only complaint was that my room was a long way from the men's shower and toilet. There seemed to be an unbalanced distribution of toilet/shower facilities around the hostel.


Avatar for Stephan


Sat 18 Aug 2018

All in all a Very Clean ans Cosy location


Avatar for Christoph


Tue 07 Aug 2018

Auberge très grande et propre. La cuisine est bien aménagée et très vaste également. Excellent rapport qualité-prix.


Avatar for Samuel


Fri 11 May 2018

Thanks for the great review

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Dan Osborne, Hostel Operations Manager

Sun 13 May 2018

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


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 (1 to 2km)
  • National / State Park (At or next to the hostel)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • 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
  • Rock Climbing
  • Ski / Snowboarding
  • 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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