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Aviemore Youth Hostel

25 Grampian Rd, Aviemore, Aviemore, PH22 1PR, Scotland

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Overall Rating 94%

Surrounded by woodland, Aviemore Youth Hostel sits on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park.


Aviemore Hostel

Hostel Aviemore

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

It is just a short walk from Aviemore town centre and is an ideal base for outdoor enthusiasts, families, schools and groups looking to explore the beautiful national park and surrounding area.The youth hostel offers a range of shared accommodation and private rooms and has a great range of facilities including a well-equipped self-catering kitchen, a large dining area and spacious lounge with stunning views of the Cairngorm Mountains and surrounding woodland inhabited by red squirrels and other wildlife. There's a large drying room to cater for Scotland's unpredictable climate and ample parking for cars and buses.
Just nine miles from the Cairngorm Mountain funicular and snowsports area, Aviemore Youth Hostel provides an ideal base for year-round outdoor activities. Most activities take place on the Rothiemurchus Estate, a fabulous area with easy paths through the picturesque Caledonian Pine Forest.
Local attractions include the Landmark Forest Adventure Park, Highland Wildlife Park, Loch Garten RSPB and Strathspey Steam Railway.
The hostel also hosts a Scottish Natural Heritage visitor centre, including the amazing Peregrine Nest Cam and helpful information about Craigellachie National Nature Reserve. Visitors are welcome to pop in at any time. So if you are thinking of bringing your group to Aviemore then why not make an enquiry today at our hostel here.

Group facilities & services

Group facilities & services
  • Suitable for Special Occasions
  • Exclusive Use
  • Parking for coaches (on or near site)
  • Linen and towels
  • Packed Lunches
  • Rooms for leaders and drivers
  • Catering/meal service
  • Group Packages
  • Meeting room/communal area for group use
  • Group discounts to local attractions

Hostel Suitable For

  • Friends/Family
  • Interest Group
  • Other
  • School Group
  • Sports Group
  • University/College Group
  • Tour Operator
  • ESN



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Games room
  • Garden
  • TV room
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Locker Type - At Reception
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports Equipment Storage
  • Sports Equipment Storage Type - Skis
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 07:00 to 23:00
From 15:00 to 22:30

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44 (0) 1479 810 345

Fax. +44-1786-891350

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Cairngorm Mountain (More than 10km)
  • Rothiemurchus Estate (1 to 2km)
  • Strathspey Steam Railway (500m to 1km)

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Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (2 to 3km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Mountainous Area (5 to 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (More than 10km)
  • National / State Park (At or next to the hostel)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500 m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500 m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (1 to 2km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Wooded Area (500m to 1km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

200km to Edinburgh Airport
The hostel is 400m from Aviemore bus stop
Parking is available at the hostel
400m to Aviemore train station
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Orienteering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Ski / Snowboarding
  • Team-Building
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Windsurfing

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