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    Ballater Hostel

    Bridge Square, Ballater AB35 5QJ, Scotland
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    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    Traveller (10)
    Dining (5)
    Room & Suite (5)
    • Excellent81%
    • Very good16%
    • Average3%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
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    “wet room” (4 reviews)
    “common areas” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 53 reviews

    Reviewed 19 June 2017

    A terrific hostel in Ballater... the kitchen/dining/seating room on the ground floor is as good as I've experienced whilst out mountain walking.... Fully kitted out, comfortable and with free tea/coffee/hot chocolate.... The rooms are perfectly comfortable and quiet too. After a day doing the 5...More

    1  Thank Paul W
    Reviewed 30 May 2017

    Spent a very comfortable night at Habitat Ballater.Daniel was very welcoming .Facilities are very good ...comfy spacious bed room with super wet room,excellent cooking facilities and relaxing and dining areas.

    1  Thank Family W
    Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

    Would definitely recommend this bunkhouse. It's the best I've stayed in whilst in Scotland. Great set up, well looked after and a nice place to come back to after a day on the mountain. We'll definitely be coming back.

    1  Thank tabsandbert
    Response from Habitat-Hostel-Admin, Owner at Ballater HostelResponded 12 March 2017

    Thanks for the review, glad you enjoyed your stay. Look forward to seeing you again.

    Reviewed 13 December 2016

    We stayed here in order to see the Cairngorms, and see a part of Scotland we haven't explored before. The Hostel came recommended by friends, it turned out to be a great recommendation. Very clean, tidy, and well kept. The showers were powerful and hot,...More

    1  Thank asherah213
    Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

    You're always a bit sceptical about claims like '5 star hostel' etc. I was hugely impressed with Habitat and think there are good reasons why its so highly rated. here are mine 1. Clean, really you'd think that was an unremarkable attribute but many budget...More

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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$45 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Aberdeenshire >
    • Ballater
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    "Family rooms are worth requesting if available."
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    "all rooms on same side but differ in size, family rooms have on suite rest have shared bathroom"
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    "Not a bad room in the place."
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