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Aviemore Youth Hostel

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

My 9 year old son, my husband and I had a great time staying here recently. Lots to do, including a walk right outside the door. Watched the red squirrels, rabbits and the nest cam of the local Peregrine falcon. Friendly helpful staff and great to be able to cook meals with your other residents and swap the days stories... More 

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SYHAHostelling, Manager at Aviemore Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Dear dianneb6411, Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us,Its great to see the family enjoying the local wildlife and will pass on your kind words to our wonderful team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon Regards Dan Osborne More 

Colchester, Vermont
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2016

This hostel has very friendly (and helpful!) staff, and is a great environment for families, groups, and solo travelers alike. The rates are budget-friendly, and the building has some nice lounge areas and a fully-equipped kitchen. Worth the stay!

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SYHAHostelling, Manager at Aviemore Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Dear rachelmj3, Many thanks for taking the time to review our Hostel following your recent stay with us.Im glad to see you found our wonderful staff friendly and helpful and will pass on your kind words to them. We look forward to welcoming you back soon Regards Dan Osborne More 

Market Rasen, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This is the second time I have stayed here. Last time was December 2015 and this time was easter 2016. Both were climbing / mountaineering breaks with my climbing mate Dunc. The rooms are basic as you would expect for a youth hostel (after all you are not paying Hilton prices!). Our room had a single basin which was handy... More 

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1 Thank Dave S
SYHAHostelling, Manager at Aviemore Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Dave S, Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.Im pleased to see overall you had a pleasant stay and have noted your comments regarding the drying room. We look forward to welcoming you back soon Regards Dan Osborne More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

me and a group of friends stayed at the hostel back in Feb and it was not too bad, comfy beds and the rooms were warm but the big drawback is the showers. the showers work on a timer and go off every minute or so and you have to push them back on again and they are also freezing... More 

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Thank LeeFromGlasgow
SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Aviemore Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to review. We appreciate your feedback and have asked our Property Manager too look into the showers as its not a complaint we have had prior. Thanks Lorna Padden More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Almost 40 quid ( price of b&b ) for a private room. Half that to share with a stranger. My room had mold on the windows which I cleaned up as it just annoyed me.( also leaking sink tap ) The rooms are very very basic but clean and tidy.(shared toilet, shower in very noisy corridor and sort your own... More 

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Aviemore Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to post about your recent stay. I have asked our Property Manager to look into the comments you have made in respect of mould on the window and the leaking sink, lease accept my apologies for this, this will be rectified. All facilities are available to all our guests at all times as... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2016

The hostel lies near the railway station and bus stops to Cairngorm mountain. Supermarkets and clothing stores are nearby. Do not forget the popular walk to the viewpoint that is also next to the hostel. So beautiful with frozen lochs and wide view. Staff are helpful. Toilets and bathrooms are seperated by gender. All faccilities are clean and convenient. Free... More 

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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

It is very welcoming and very good for solo travellers for few reasons: - you meet similar travellers there -it is cosy and warm -it is cheap like around 20£ per night which is very decent Also they can give you nice advise and information for things to do in the area :) (for free)

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

I have stayed here on quite a few occasions and can recommend booking it as the location is a few minutes walk from the railway station. They do food, have the usual self catering kitchen and is within easy staggering distance from many decent bars.

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London, United Kingdom
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286 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Interesting hostel. Run by close knit friendly team. Kept spick n span clearly with pride. Appears to have been recently modernised but somehow feels old fashioned. Good drying room and hot showers 👍 Red squirrel & bird feeding station a novel idea. Enjoyed my stay, thanks. ⛄️

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76 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

I can't imagine what this place will be like for people staying here over the colder and wetter months. The staff were grumpy, unhelpful and seemed to hold this strange resentfulness towards anyone trying to enjoy themselves. Push button showers that last 4 seconds before having to press the button again (those old school swimming pool showers). When we arrived... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by woodland, our youth hostel is situated on the boundary of the Cairngorms National Park, a short walk from Aviemore town centre and its bustling nightlife. The youth hostel itself is extremely peaceful, with great facilities. We are also ideally located for many outdoor activities year-round, such as snowsports, watersports and mountain biking. Most activities take place in the nearby Rothiemurchus Estate or on the Cairngorm mountain range. The area itself is host to a diverse range of wildlife, everything from red squirrels, deer, capercaillie, eagles and arctic hares. Wi-Fi during your stay: We do our best to deliver a free Wi-Fi service but apologise that connectivity, particularly in our rural locations, can be intermittent due to the level of our current broadband provision along with high usage when the youth hostel is busy. Please be assured we are endeavouring to improve where we can. We thank you for your patience and understanding. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aviemore Youth Hostel

Address: 25 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1PR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Aviemore
Price Range: RM196 - RM630 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aviemore Youth Hostel 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Remember you have to put the sheets on the bed.”
 of 5 bubbles JEST66, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are small 'dorms' which are private rooms for a small number”
 of 5 bubbles Bernadette54, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Check out local B&B or wild cap.”
 of 5 bubbles 104t, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
“At quiet times you can end up with a dorm on your own.”
 of 5 bubbles AMJ1066, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“bring your own towel or rent one there”
 of 5 bubbles danielhJ1054WP, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
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