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Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel

Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel


Sitting in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, next to Loch Morlich, seven miles from Aviemore and close to the Cairngorm mountain funicular and snow sports area, Cairngorm Lodge is a great place to stay for year-round outdoor fun.The former shooting lodge offers a range of shared and private accommodation, a comfortable lounge area with magnificent views over the Cairngorms, a well-equipped self-catering kitchen and spacious dining area as well as a secure cycle store and drying room. WiFi is available but very limited due to the surrounding mountains.Glenmore is a fabulous area for activities including walking, climbing, mountain biking, snow and water sports, but it's also somewhere to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of Scotland, with easy walking and cycling paths through the Caledonian Pine Forest on the doorstep. For something different, visit the Reindeer Centre where you can learn about and feed these friendly, free-roaming animals.Check-in is from 17.00-22.30, with daytime access to the hostel from 14.00 onwards. If arriving after 22.00 please notify reservations or the hostel at the time of booking. Checkout is 10.00.Accommodation:1x3, 5x5, 5x6, 2x8(family/private rooms available)Facilities:Self-catering kitchen, free WiFi, pool table, coin-operated washing and drying machine, drying room, towel hire.A full catering service is available, including continental or cooked breakfasts, packed lunches and a choice of freshly prepared 1, 2 or 3 course evening meals. Breakfast is usually served from 07.30-09.00 and evening meals at an agreed time between 17.00-20.00. We are licensed for residents, selling wine, cider and locally brewed Cairngorm beer.Please reserve catering requirements at the time of booking, or at least 4 weeks prior to arrival (though you may be able to book at reception upon arrival).Smoking: noPets: yes - we are dog friendly. Well behaved dogs welcome when you book a private room (small charge applies). Contact the hostel directly for doggy bookings.Disabled access: limitedTerms and ConditionsCan be found at

Distinctly Different

Budget accommodation in a stunning location with the mountains right on our doorstep.

Special Features

Located in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park we are the closest hostel to the Cairngorm Mountain ski area. Cross country ski trails and bike trails on our doorstep and Loch Morlich watersports a few minutes walk across the road.

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Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel



Cairngorms National Park

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£18 Single

£45 Double

£72 Family

Accommodation Prices:
Shared Dormitory beds : Junior(5-15 yrs) from £16 / Senior(16+) from £18 per night (plus an additional charge of £3 per night for non-members)

Opening Times

Reception open 07.30 - 10.00 / 17.00 - 22.30. Limited access from 10.00 - 14.00.Daytime access from 14.00 daily.

13 rooms
69 beds

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