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Overview of Ballater Hostel

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Free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Free cots/infant beds, free WiFi

Ballater Hostel

5 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationBalmoral Castle14 min drive
    Popular LocationGlenshee Ski Centre41 min drive
    Popular LocationGlamis Castle106 min drive

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Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Ensuite (sleeps 6)

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bunk Bed

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Ensuite (sleeps 8)

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bunk Bed

Superior Quadruple Room, Ensuite

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Single Bunk Bed

About this area


Located in Ballater, Ballater Hostel is in a rural area and in a national park. Balmoral Castle and Braemar Castle are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Morven and Lochnagar.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Ballater Golf Club - 4 min walk
  • Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve - 10 min drive
  • Balmoral Castle - 14 min drive
  • Glenshee Ski Centre - 41 min drive
  • Glamis Castle - 106 min drive

Getting around

  • Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) - 49 min drive


  • Balmoral Bar - 3 min walk
  • Bean For Coffee - 3 min walk
  • Rothesay Rooms - 3 min walk
  • Rothsay Rooms - 3 min walk
  • Barrel Lounge - 3 min walk

About this property

Ballater Hostel

5-star hostel in Ballater with restaurant
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hostel has laundry facilities and free WiFi in public areas. Rooms offer free WiFi and showers.
Ballater Hostel offers 6 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) are also available.

Frequently asked questions

Is Ballater Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Ballater Hostel?
There is free parking nearby.
What time is check-in at Ballater Hostel?
Check-in is from 5 PM - 10 PM.
What time is check-out at Ballater Hostel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Ballater Hostel located?
Situated in a national park, this hostel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Balmoral Castle, Morven and Lochnagar. Braemar Castle and Lecht Ski Resort are also within 20 mi (32 km).