Braemar Syha Hostelling Scotland

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


Overall guest ratings

7.6/10 Good
Based on 133 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 8.4
  • 8.2
  • 2.9

Good to know

  • Clean bathroom
  • Good kitchenette
  • Clean hotel facilities


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    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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    Braemar Syha Hostelling Scotland Prices:

    $26 - $26 (Based on average prices for a Standard Room)

    Braemar Syha Hostelling Scotland Rooms:

    10 rooms

    Other names used to reference this hotel:

    • Braemar Syha Hostelling Scotland Ballater
    • Braemar Syha Hostelling Scotland Hotel
    • Braemar Syha Hostelling Scotland Hotel Ballater
    • Braemar Syha Hostelling Scotland Hotel Edinburgh (EDI)
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    • Internet
    • Skiing
    • No smoking
    • Free parking
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 133 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.9 "79% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.2 "Generally very clean."
      7.6 "76% said rooms were clean."
      8.8 "88% thought it was clean."
      7.1 "71% said the bathroom was clean."
    • 6.0 "Average value."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.3 "Beds were acceptable for 63%."
    • 2.9 "Awful breakfast."
    • 2.0 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.0 "80% thought it was overpriced."
      2.0 "80% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    7.2 Good
    Based on 29 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall Rating

    6.8 Good
    Based on 49 reviews
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall Rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 54 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.4 "Average value."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Good to know
    "Clean bathroom"
    "Good kitchenette"
    "Clean hotel facilities"
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