Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel
Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel is situated in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park, 7.5 miles from Aviemore and just 2 miles from the Cairngorm mountain railway and snowsports area.
Our 3 star hostel is an old Scottish shooting lodge and offers warm, comfortable accommodation and stunning views of the Northern Cairngorms. It\\\'s an ideal base for all outdoor activities including hillwalking, climbing, snowsports, mountain biking, pony trekking, watersports and fishing. The Loch Morlich Watersports Centre and a large beach are opposite the hostel.
Check-in is between 5pm and 10.30pm and check-out by 10am.
The hostel is closed for cleaning daily between 10am - 1.30pm.
Breakfast, packed lunch & dinners are available daily!
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast Not Included
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Games Room
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pet Friendly
- Pool Table
- Reception (limited hours)
- Taxes included
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 3 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
SYHA is a charity aiming to inspire all, especially young people, to broaden their horizons, gain knowledge and independence through new experiences of adventure and discovery. In support of this aim, all bookings will include a temporary membership fee per person per night which is displayed as an inclusive rate. (Full, existing members of SYHA and HI using this booking engine are not entitled to a membership refund).
Cairngorm Youth Hostel reception is open 07.30-10.00 and 17.00-22.30, with check-in from 17.00 and checkout by 10.00. Late arrival and access outside opening hours by pre-arrangement only.
From the age of 5 to 15 years, young people must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and may be accommodated in a single-gendered shared room with the parent or guardian and other guests, at the discretion and responsibility of the parent or guardian. The young person/people, the parent/guardian and the other occupants of the room must be of the same gender.
SYHA advise that additional notice be given to the destination youth hostel when travelling with children, to ensure that suitable accommodation is available. Contact details can be found on your booking confirmation.
Parties with young children (under 5 years) will only be accommodated in designated family rooms, where available. There is no capacity for extra beds or cots in a shared dormitory or private accommodation.
When booking for more than 9 people:
• Full prepayment is required within 8 weeks of arrival as otherwise the booking will automatically be cancelled
• The following cancellation charges will apply to the entire booking:
57 days or more - 20% of total cost
56 to 29 days - 55% of total cost
28 to day of arrival - 100% of total cost
No stag or hen parties are permitted at any youth hostel.
SYHA does not accept American Express cards as payment or guarantee.
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By bus: local buses from Aviemore to Cairngorm (and youth hostel). For timetable call 01479 811 211
By train: nearest rail station Aviemore (8 miles).
By car: take B970 from south end of Aviemore for 7 miles in direction of Coylumbridge, Cairngorm, Loch Morlich Watersports. The youth hostel turn is opposite Glenmore Shop. The youth hostel has a large car park
By foot: take the walking track/old logging route from Aviemore. Walking from Aviemore will take you approx. 2.5-3 hours.
Reindeer Centre (0.25 mile)
Highland Wildlife Park (13 miles)
Funicular Railway (3 miles)
Loch Morlich Watersports (across the road)
Glenmore Mountain bike hire (across the road)
Strathspey Steam Railway (6 miles)
Cairngorm Mountains (4 miles)
Aviemore has a variety of bars, hotels, restaurants & takeaways (7.5 miles).