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Braemar Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Spacious enough dorm, nice garden views. Large kitchen and dining facilities, well equipped. Good email communications in advance. Those in dorm generally respected the traditional early to bed early to rise ethos not often found in the more urban YHA's and even some of the...More

Thank Jeff P
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Braemar Youth HostelResponded 18 August 2017

Hi Jeff P Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.Its great to see you had a good time and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Dan

Reviewed 22 June 2017

I stayed here for 3 nights in May 2017 in a private room. The room was basic with a heater for Cold days. The toilets and shower rooms was acceptable clean. I cleaned the pot and pans in the kitchen before I used them. The...More

Thank Kim A
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Braemar Youth HostelResponded 30 June 2017

HI Kim A Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us,Its great to see you had a good time and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Dan

Reviewed 5 December 2016

Just had a great weekend at this hostel we hired out, good facilities very close to Braemer Village and good public transport from Aberdeen direct. Shops and restaurants in the village. Locals very welcoming.

Thank Stuart F
Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Braemar Youth HostelResponded 7 December 2016

Hi Stuart F Thanks for your kind review following your recent visit to Braemar.Its great to see you had a good time and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Dan

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Having been to other YHA hostels in Scotland, this experience left a bit of a sour taste. The good stuff - a beautiful old building, lots of board games, comfortable beds and very warm. However, for £270 for 2 rooms for 2 nights I expected...More

Thank Antonia H
Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Braemar Youth HostelResponded 10 November 2016

Hi Antonia H Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us,I have noted your comments and we will look into them to see where we can improve the offering and service. Regards Dan

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I nearly always use SYHA and find then more than adequate if sometimes a bit in need of some TLC. Braemar needs a lot of TLC, a deep clean and some investment in the equipment. Sticky tables, ingrained dirty carpets, kitchen equipment well past it's...More

Thank mike w w
Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Braemar Youth HostelResponded 28 September 2016

Hi mike w w Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.I have noted your comments regarding the hostel and we will discuss with the team and look into ways we can improve the experience for our...More

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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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