About About this youth hostel ....

A short walk from Aviemore town centre this four star VisitScotland accredited Youth Hostel is a popular choice with outdoor enthusiasts and offers a perfect base for activity groups, families and solo travellers looking for great value accommodation and all year-round adventure.

The hostel offers a wide range of comfortable private rooms and shared dorms. WiFi is free for all guests and other facilities include: a bright and spacious lounge area with woodland and mountain views, TV and pool table, a large self-catering kitchen, a drying room, laundry, private lockers, secure bike storage and ample onsite parking.

The hostel also hosts a Scottish Natural Heritage visitor centre, with Peregrine nestcam and helpful information about Craigellachie National Nature Reserve.

‘Wee Breakfast’ available (please remember to pre-book) 

The hostel is also available for exclusive private rental.

Why stay?

  • Great location in Cairngorms National Park
  • All year round resort
  • Plenty of activities and attractions on the doorstep
  • Walking distance from local shops, restaurants, cafés and bars
  • Friendly team with expert local knowledge
  • Licensed, serving local beer and wine 

For more information on the hostel, accessibility and the local area please click here 

Aviemore Youth Hostel

Based on guest review ratings
25 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1PR Get Directions

Facilities & Services


Open all year

Reception Hours


Check in

16:00 - 22.30

Check out

07.00 - 10:00

Access Hours

Late arrival and access available outside opening hours by pre-arrangement only


Free Wifi

Family Rooms

Laundry Room

Shopping Nearby

Alcohol Licence

Secure Lockers

Luggage Store

Access with limited mobility

Free Tea and Coffee in Guest Kitchen

Private Rooms

Suitable for Groups

Lounge/TV Room

Free Parking (nearby or onsite)

Bike Store

Conference/Meeting Facilities

Guest Reviews

Reasons to visit

Aviemore Youth Hostel sits within the Cairngorms National Park, voted one of the top 20 places to visit in the world by National Geographic Traveller Magazine. The park, in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, has something for everyone - from castles and distilleries to family attractions, water and snowsports, wildlife watching, and some incredible high and low level walking and cycling routes. 

Visit the Cairngorm Reindeer Herd, sample a craft beer at the Cairngorm Brewery, discover Loch Morlich and the highest sandy beach in Britain and explore the Craigellachie National Nature Reserve.

Aviemore is the perfect location for families, groups and outdoor enthusiasts.

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