Hostels in Scotland : Self-catering hostel in Ballater in the Cairngorms National Park.


Ballater Hostel, Bridge Square, Ballater, AB35 5QJ

Ballater Hostel is a 29 bed self-catering hostel situated in the centre of Ballater, near Balmoral, on the east side of the Cairngorms National Park. The Hostel is owned and run by Dominique & Daniel, who took over the hostel in August 2016. Ballater Hostel has both traditional dormitories and private rooms, along with a large open plan kitchen/dining/communal area with wood burning stove. A drying room and cycle storage is also available. Either book the whole hostel, a room or just a bed, with no minimum stay. Excellent facilities, comfortable beds and a warm and friendly welcome awaits you – the kettle is always on!

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Cairngorms and Moray and here is its own website.
Ballater Hostel | Hostels in Scotland : Self-catering hostel in Ballater in the Cairngorms National Park.

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01339 753752

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Rooms & Beds:

29: 1×8, 1×6, 1×4, 1×2, 3×3 (family)


All year. Reception open 8-10am & 5-10pm. No access 10am-5pm.

Price per night:

Dorm beds from £18.70. Private rooms from £29.33


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Book via website (easiest, + online discount available), email, phone or in person.


From the east (Aberdeen) enter Ballater on A93, with river on left. Shortly after passing Clan Shop on left (before T-junction and triangle of green) hostel is on right, on stony tack, opposite Clachan Grill restaurant. From the west (Braemar) enter Ballater on A93. Go through village, turn left with A93 (Alex Pub on right, bridge over River Dee ahead). Hostel is 50m on left, on stony tack, opposite Clachan Grill restaurant. 5min walk from bus stop outside Co-op.

Public Transport:

Airport/Trains/Buses in Aberdeen. Bus (201/202/203 Stagecoach) from Aberdeen bus/train station to Ballater (every 60mins, journey takes 2hrs).

This accommodation is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, is an 'Eco Hostel', has a pub within walking distance and is on the IHUK signage page.

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