- Free Wi-Fi
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Bicycle Parking
- Breakfast Not Included
- Common Room
- Free Parking
- Games Room
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meals available
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Reception (limited hours)
- Towels for hire
- Vending Machines
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.
Check-in / Check-out
Earliest check-in: 17:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00
- Child Friendly
- Credit Cards Accepted
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Pet Friendly"
- Taxes Included
Group of 15 or more traveling to Aviemore?
Map and Directions
By bus: local buses from Aviemore to Cairngorm (and Hostel). For timetable call 01479 811 211
By train: nearest rail station Aviemore (6 miles).
By car: take the B970 from south end of Aviemore signposted Colymbridge, Cairngorm.
On foot: take the main road from Aviemore or Lairig Ghru – from Linn of Dee