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Reviews of Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel

Hostel | Aviemore, Aviemore, Scotland PH22 1QY

87.8% Overall Rating

25 out of 28 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (07/07/2014)

"Great location, excellent mattresses, I had a great big room all to myself. The guy behind reception, Alan, was extremely helpful and really nice. Drying room was very convenient; it is Scotland after all!"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.62

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

Please note that this Hostel does not have 24 hrs reception. If you are planning to arrive after 23:00 please inform the property in advance!

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87.8%

Overall Rating

25 out of 28 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel'

Atmosphere
88.0%
Location
92.8%
Facilities
83.2%
Cleanliness
90.4%
Staff
88.0%
Value
84.0%
Safety
88.0%
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94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

07 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, excellent mattresses, I had a great big room all to myself. The guy behind reception, Alan, was extremely helpful and really nice. Drying room was very convenient; it is Scotland after all!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

30 June 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were really friendly!

Disliked: nothing to dislike

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

15 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice location and facilities.

Disliked: Hostel is closed for part of the day 10-14. On the other day of our stay we had to wait 2h extra to get into our room due to cleaning

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

30 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very comfortable place to stay, very nice location. There is a very cosy common room where you can find books or films. Nice big kitchen where you can prepare your own food. Staff is very helpful when planning trips.

Disliked: The price for breakfast is little too high in my opinion.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

22 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was large, though it didn't have much furniture. The location of the hostel is great for hiking, Cairngorms is very beautiful.

Disliked: The house is relatively old and not in the best state, but so are most hostels that we visited.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Family Holiday

30 September 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location, the lovely property.

Disliked: There was nothing we disliked about the property.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

06 September 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Thr rooms were nice and big, and the location was very scenic

Disliked: You could not be in the hostel between 10 and 5, which would have been fine but this was not very clearly advertised on the site before we booked.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break

03 September 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The many relaxing rooms and that they offer dinner, lunches etc.

Disliked: That it closed during the day

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Chander Sharma

As a family with children

Family Holiday

12 August 2012 Chander would recommend this property

Liked: Great location. Just around the corner from loch. Room and facilities are good. Kitchen is nice.

Disliked: Nope

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

06 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The showers were very good with double curtains, hooks and chairs for putting clothes on. Nice quiet areas and conservatory Well located for hiking, nice garden

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Jonathan Watson

With my spouse / partner

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

03 May 2012 Jonathan would recommend this property

Liked: Staff friendly and helpful.

Disliked: £4.50 for continental breakfast which was fairly basic

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

12 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The warden was very pleasant and welcome and exceptionally helpful

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

28 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location

Disliked: nothing

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

martin chown

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

19 March 2011 martin would recommend this property

Liked: The accessability for me was the key issue and being only three miles from the walks and ski centre ,it was the ideal location.The staff were friendly and helpfull, and had plenty of sleep.No noisy nights.

Disliked: It could have been a bit cheeper, but other than that nothing to dislike.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

17 January 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the above

Disliked: nothing

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

11 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good drying room. Pleasant common rooms and garden.

Disliked: Nothing really.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

05 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very quiet, Really nice grounds, only thing is no locks

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Holly Patrick

03 April 2010 Holly would recommend this property

Liked: Really friendly staff, absolutely brilliant location. The facilities were fantastic, really spacious and everything was immaculately clean.I'd stay there again in an instant and my friend, who was very nervous about her first stay in a hostel, loved it just as much as I did!

Disliked: Holly left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

10 January 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location, the size of the hostel, but above all, the cleanliness

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

23 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Fantastic location, good friendly staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.