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Aberdeen Youth Hostel Hostel

8 Queen's Road, Aberdeen, Scotland

Our great value youth hostel is set in a historic building packed full of character, it has good facilities including family rooms. Visit local castles nearby or break your journey en route for Orkney and Shetland. Read more

79% Overall Rating 137 out of 159 customers would recommend this property based on 159 reviews

Atmosphere 78%

Cleanliness 87%

Facilities 79%

Location 68%

Safety 90%

Staff 81%

Value 74%

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Facilities

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

Important Information

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.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

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

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Aberdeen?

Contact us directly

Our great value youth hostel is set in a historic building packed full of character, it has good facilities including family rooms. Visit local castles nearby or break your journey en route for Orkney and Shetland. Read more

Shared Rooms

10 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

10 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Private Rooms

Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 5 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 5

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic Single Private Ensuite

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

About Aberdeen Youth Hostel

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.

Aberdeen, with its striking granite architecture and rich history, 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. WiFi access is free. 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.

We apologise for any inconvenience during the renovation period from January to early summer 2017 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. Temporary parking and access arrangements are also in place from 25 May-30 June. If you have any queries before making your booking, please email reservations@syha.org.uk

***********RENOVATION NOTICE

Renovation works are taking place at Aberdeen Youth Hostel with building work focusing on the ground floor reception and public areas. Reception and guest access points have been temporarily relocated. The works will be completed July 2017.

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.

Please note that during this time WiFi will not be available within the youth hostel.

If you have any questions prior to your arrival – please do not hesitate to get in touch

Location Information

Aberdeen, with its striking granite architecture, is a beautiful city with easy access to the surrounding countryside which offers a variety of activities including fishing, golf and pony trekking.

City attractions include architecture, museums, art galleries, parks, cinema, concerts and a spectacular beach with promenade and amusement park

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.