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Aberdeen Youth Hostel

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  • Nice Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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  • Nice Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness

Property Description

Aberdeen Youth Hostel is located in a quiet residential area on the west side of the Granite City, within walking distance of the city centre and its many attractions.

With its striking granite architecture and rich history, Aberdeen has something for everyone. Union Street is the main shopping destination and there’s an abundance of cafes, restaurants, bars and nightlife. The Maritime Museum, St Machar's Cathedral, The Stratosphere and Aberdeen Art Gallery are great stops for those interested in history and culture. There’s also a spectacular beach with its own promenade and funfair.

Aberdeen is a good base for exploring the surrounding area, with tourist attractions Dunnottar Castle in Stonehaven and Crathes Castle only 15 miles away. Braemar and beautiful Royal Deeside are easily accessible within an hour by car.

Private and multi-share rooms are available. There’s a shared kitchen, dining area, TV lounge and quiet room. Luggage storage and laundry facilities are available. Continental breakfast is available and packed lunches can be arranged on request. There are also drink and snack vending machines in-house. A small amount of free private parking is available, as is bicycle storage. A bus stop 200m away provides regular services into the city centre.

Good enough isn’t good enough for SYHA Hostelling Scotland! We’ve listened to your feedback and are working hard to improve Aberdeen Youth Hostel and provide the very best hostelling experience.

Work began in early 2017 and will be completed this autumn. We apologise for any inconvenience during the renovation period and thank you for your patience and support. To ensure you get a good night’s sleep while work is in progress, there will be no noise between the hours of 18.00 and 08.00.

During the refurbishment, reception and car parking will be temporarily relocated to the rear of the building. If you have any queries before making your booking, please email

During renovation, access is as follows:

Travelling by foot - Guests can continue to access the youth hostel grounds via the front entrance on Queen’s Road. Follow the path round to the right of the building leading to reception at the rear.

Travelling by car- Parking at the front of the property is temporarily unavailable. Guests can be dropped at the main gates on Queen’s Road. Parking can be found at the rear of the building accessible via Queen’s Lane North.
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Sat 23 Sep 2017 - Tue 26 Sep 2017 Change

Room Summary

Sat 23rd September 2017 - Tue 26th September 2017

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  • Linen Included
  • Free Parking
  • Common Room
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Steam Room
  • Towels for hire
  • Luggage Storage
  • Fax Service
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)


  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Things to Note

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).

Aberdeen Youth Hostel reception is open 05.00-02.00, with check-in from 14.00 and checkout by 10.00. You are welcome to use our facilities, whether arriving early or departing late.

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.

Cancellation Policy

Deposit Only rates

This 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

Non-refundable rates

Your booking is non-refundable. If you choose to cancel your booking, or in the case of a no-show, you will still be charged the full cost of your booking.

Latest Review

" Room key that had to be recharged daily No wifi 3 second water bursts in washroom 15 second bursts in shower Lukewarm water in shower Towels £4 - free almost everwhere else £4.90 for breakfast equivalent to free hostel breakfasts world wide ... I don't think so! "

- Anonymous
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