Hostel | Scotland’s Rural College, Bucksburn, Aberdeen, Scotland AB21 9YA
44 out of 45 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (03/08/2013)
"It was in a quiet location. It was the best hostel we stayed at in Scotland but the competition was not very good."Read all Craibstone Estate reviews
- Credit cards accepted
- Car Parking
- Self-catering Facilities
- No curfew
- Games room
- Lounge area
- Internet / Wi-Fi
- Pool table(s)
- 24 hour hot showers
- Washing machines
- Wheelchair accessible
- Reception (limited hours)
- BBQ area
- Common area / room
- Communal kitchen
- Elevator / lift(s)
- Internet access in public areas
- Onsite shop(s)
- Outside area
- Pets allowed
- Television room
- Breakfast USD 10.81
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.
Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00
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About Craibstone Estate
Craibstone Campus in Scotland’s North East is set in 800 acres of glorious woodlands, providing a quiet and relaxing base where you can unwind by exploring it secluded grounds. Craibstone also holds a 2-3 star grading rating as awarded by the Scottish Tourist Board. In 2011 Craibstone achieved the Silver award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme for environmental management.
5 minutes from Aberdeen Airport and 5 miles from Aberdeen city centre; Craibstone allows easy access to the Granite City with its cultural, sporting, leisure and shopping amenities as well as Aberdeen beach (with its amusement park for family entertainment).
Craibstone is well placed for touring much of the North East. Within an hour’s drive are: Fyvie Castle, Haddo House, Pitmedden Gardens, Glengarioch Distillery, Grampian Transport Museum, Royal Deeside, Crathes Castle and Gardens, Castle Fraser, Dean’s Shortbread Visitor Centre, Huntly Castle, Falconry Centre, Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Whisky, Castle, Coastal trails. And there are golf courses galore!
Our accommodation is self-catering, however continental breakfast can be provided on request. Accommodation is provided for individuals and families with ample parking. Pets are welcome – dogs enjoy our woodlands.
Office hours are Monday-Friday - 8.00am-5.00pm. Check-in time is between 2.00pm-5.00pm. Times out with this period may be acceptable with prior arrangement. Out with office hours, please call the duty Caretaker. Arrivals by 11.00pm at the latest - thank you. Guests are required to vacate their rooms by 10.00am on the day of departure.
60 en-suite rooms (with shower) are good sized single rooms but we can provide up to 15 twins. All rooms have television with Freeview, tea/coffee making facilities, towels, desk, wardrobe, self-space and Internet access. The accommodation is over 3 floors and there is a lift. 3 ground floor rooms are wheelchair accessible. There is one large kitchen/dining area for every 10 bedrooms. Laundry facilities are available (washers/driers/irons/ironing boards).
Craibstone is situated on the outskirts of Aberdeen heading towards Inverness on the A96. As you leave Bucksburn on the A96 dual carriageway, turn left at the Airport roundabout.