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Braemar Youth Hostel

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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“large kitchen”(2 reviews)
“dorm”(2 reviews)
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
3 Star Hotel
Braemar Youth Hostel is an impressive former shooting lodge standing within extensive grounds in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Braemar Youth Hostel offers a mix of traditional interiors and modern furnishings with many homely touches such as big comfy sofas, a large...
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Corrie Feragie | 21 Glenshee Road, Braemar AB35 5YQ, Scotland
65.6 km to Dundee Airport
12 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 28 September 2012

First visit to Braemar. Private room. Good kitchen facilities with dining table in there too so lots of chat during meals. Expensive pubs nearby. Showers good and roomy. Took all our own food so no comment on the Hostel's offerings.

1  Thank r0ylewis
Reviewed 24 September 2012

The youth hostel is mediocre - and the breakfast was poor. The hostel needs a lot of updating and the shower and bathroom areas need a lot of attention. I paid £20 for a bed in a dorm and I guess this is a fair...More

2  Thank Fionaoutdoors
Reviewed 26 May 2012

Perfect place to stay in the Cairngorms area. Affordable, comfortable, well equipped with all the amenities of home. There is no wifi and they charge to use a computer in the lounge. But hostels often are rustic....

Thank HitTheRoad_Dave
Reviewed 6 October 2011

A quiet night in the hostel, good nights sleep in the usual old style hostel accomdation. We booked a room to ourselves which is always a good guard against the ProfessionalTravelling Snoring Brigade. As with many youth hostel stays another great evening of banter with...More

Thank JANEP072
Reviewed 15 August 2011

A nice old lodge house on the edge of braemar. I thought it was surprisingly empty for the end of July. Place is clean and comfortable but I was only stopping for the night. I opted for the continental breakfast which was good. One thing...More

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Top amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Price range
US$63 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$63 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
""Dogs are now welcome at Braemar when guests book a private room. A small fee of £5s per dog per night will be charged. Please note that all dogs must be booked in advance to ensure that a dog friendly room is allocated... More
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"No lifts and all bedrooms are on first and second floors."
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"book early"
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"Although it has free wifi, the wifi doesn't always work."
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"all rooms quiet...beautiful quiet location"
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