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Braemar Syha Hostelling Scotland

Corrie Feragie, 21 Glenshee Road, Ballater, AB35 5YQ, United Kingdom
+44 133 974 1659

£21+

Overall guest ratings

7.3/10 Good
Based on 130 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 8.6
  • 4.6
  • 4.3

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  • Good kitchenette

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    About

    Braemar Youth Hostel is housed in a former shooting lodge in extensive grounds in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. It offers a mix of traditional interiors and modern furnishings, offering an ideal base for outdoor activities and exploring Royal Deeside, the Cairngorms, Glenshee and The Lecht. The hostel has a lounge with sofas, a large self-catering kitchen and a dining room. The youth hostel also provides a good range of rooms including many private and dorms. Local activities include skiing and snowboarding at Glenshee and The Lecht, while Balmoral Castle and the surrounding estate are open during the summer months. You can also visit many distilleries nearby. Dogs are now welcome at Braemar when booking private room. A small fee of GBP 5 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. SYHA is a charity and membership organisation. For non-members, a supplement per person, per night will be added to the published rate. See Important Information for more details.

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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • Skiing (downhill)
    • No smoking
    • Free parking
    • Ski storage
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Overall rating

    7.3 Good
    Based on 130 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "100% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.5 "Good cleanliness."
      8.3 "83% thought it was clean."
    • 6.7 "Average amenities."
      6.3 "63% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."
      3.2 "68% complained about the bathroom."
      2.7 "73% had problems with the shower."
      2.2 "78% thought they were poorly maintained."
    • 4.3 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 4.3 "Value below average."
      1.4 "86% thought it was overpriced."
    • 0.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.4 "86% thought it was overpriced."
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    Overall rating

    7.2 Good
    Based on 27 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."

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    6.8 Good
    Based on 55 reviews
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 46 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 4.2 "Rooms are not good."
    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
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    "Good kitchenette"
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