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Braemar Youth Hostel

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

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Overall Rating 90%

From 3 Reviews

Hostel rating (3)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 96%
Cleanliness 88%
Location 92%
Security 84%
Service 92%
Comfort 88%
Green rating 88%

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

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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

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

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

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • TV room

Accessibility

  • 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


Reception:
From 07:00 to 10:00
From 17:00 to 21:30
Check-in:
From 17:00 to 21:30

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44 (0)1339 741659

Fax. +44 (0)1786 891350

braemar@hostellingscotland.org.uk

Main attractions

Main attractions

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

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

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.

87%

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Stephan,

Sat 18 Aug 2018

All in all a Very Clean ans Cosy location

93%

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Christoph,

Tue 07 Aug 2018

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

100%

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Samuel,

Fri 11 May 2018

Thanks for the great review

Manager avatar

Dan Osborne, Hostel Operations Manager

Sun 13 May 2018

Location

Location
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

Airport
100km from Aberdeen easyjet.co.uk
Bus
Contact the hostel for bus times.
Ferry/Boat
100km from Aberdeen+Rosyth (Edinburgh) superfast.com.
Alternate Transport
500m South of village square Free at the hostel
Rail
95km from Aberdeen bus connection 90km from Perth railtrack.co.uk
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Abseiling
  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Ski / Snowboarding
  • Walking / Hiking
Sustainability

Sustainability initiatives

Air

  • Low carbon activities
  • Public transportation is promoted

Energy

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

People

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

Waste

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

Water

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

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