Sorry, this content is not currently available in the mobile view. Switch back to desktop view to access this page.

Prosen

Glenprosen, Kirriemuir, Angus, DD8 4SA, Prosen, DD8 4SA, Scotland

See us on a map

Overall Rating 96%

From 7 Reviews

Hostel rating (7)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 97%
Cleanliness 100%
Location 100%
Security 89%
Service 94%
Comfort 94%
Green rating 94%

Nestled in the hills on the edge of Cairngorms National Park, incredibly quiet, yet readily accessible.

  • Dorm
    From $27.76
10 or more people?
prosen

Prosen Hostel

Hostel Prosen

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

An 18 bed 4 star hostel on the southernmost edge of Cairngorms National Park, Prosen Hostel nestles in the heart of the Angus Glens. A new footbridge & path leads along the prettiest stretch of the river Prosen to Glenisla, and links to the Cateran trail, in Perthshire. The Minister’s Path with another new bridge across the South Esk leads to the hotel in Glen Clova. Two Munros, the Mayar & Driesh, link Glenprosen to the Cairngorms plateau.

Inside there is a raised red squirrel viewing area in lounge, with wood burning stove, drying room, TV & internet. The village hall is nearby for ceilidhs etc.
Discount for whole hostel booking - ring 01575 540302 or hector@prosenhostel.co.uk
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE HOSTEL IS NOT MANNED AND IT IS ESSENTIAL TO MAKE DIRECT CONTACT FOR SHORT NOTICE BOOKINGS.

Prices

Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • A deposit is payable at check-in.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Garden

Accessibility

  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
From 07:00 to 18:00
Check-in:
Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 01575 540238

Fax. 01575 540302

hectormaclean@compuserve.com

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Glamis Castle (More than 10km)
  • Cairngorms National Park (1 to 2km)
  • Glenprosen (At or next to the hostel)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Sehr abgeschieden gelegenes Hostel, sehr einfach aber völlig okay. Verbesserungsvorschlag: da sich kaum Verpflegung vor Ort befindet und auch nicht gebucht werden kann, wären Hinweise an Besucher zu den nächstgelegenen Einkaufsmöglichkeiten hilfreich.

83%

Avatar for Gunter

Gunter,

Fri 28 Sep 2018

A great location and a comfortable hostel, well stocked for self accommodation.

100%

Avatar for Keith

Keith,

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Such a beautiful setting and a lovely place to stay whether you just want some time away from it all or an opportunity to take in a walk or two. A home from home with a log fire and well stocked kitchen and most comfortable beds. Most friendly and helpful folk too. Will be back for sure!

100%

Avatar for Vivienne

Vivienne,

Sun 16 Sep 2018

The location is brilliant and it is very modern and comfortable with good beds and shower facilities. The common room/ dining room is well organised. The only slight downside was that there were no food lockers and , as I didn't see the warden to pay my balance either on arrival or in the morning I left the money in a secure place having e-mailed the warden to let him know. Other than that a great place.

100%

Avatar for Graham

Graham,

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Lovely location and good cooking facilities, comfy beds. all we needed for our stay. Could be more prominent information on recycling as there were two contradictory notices on the walls and the two staff we saw were not totally clear, yet there is good recycling encouraged by the council and most bins are clearly labelled. Not sure if hostel ones were.

100%

Avatar for Alan

Alan,

Mon 28 May 2018

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Mountainous Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • National / State Park (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
50km to Dundee airport and 100km to Aberdeen airport
Bus
There is no bus beyond Kirriemuir (7 miles distant)
Alternate Transport
The Hostel is located in Glenprosen Village NG Ref. NO328659. Where the public road ends at a red telephone kiosk turn sharp right and follow the road up the hill 200m till you come to the hostel. The hostel is unmanned the key code will be emailed to you once you've made your booking- if not received please telephone 01575 540302 or 238 WELL BEFORE arrival There is plenty of parking next to the hostel
Car
Plenty of parking next to the hostel
Rail
The nearest rail station is Dundee - 48km
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Walking / Hiking
Sustainability

Sustainability labels

Recently Viewed

Prosen