- Free Wi-Fi
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Bicycle Parking
- Board Games
- Breakfast Not Included
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Cots available
- Fridge Freezer"
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Iron / Ironing Board"
- Key Card Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Safe Deposit Box
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Not Included"
- Towels for hire
- Washing machine
Ballater Hostel Policies & Conditions:
Cancellation policy: If the booking is cancelled less than 2 days before arrival then a charge equal to the first night’s stay will be made (minus deposit).
Payment upon arrival by cash or card.
Check in from 17:00 to 22:00 .
Check out before 10:00 .
Breakfast not included.
Reception is open 8am-10am and 5pm-10pm.
The hostel is closed to all guests between 10am and 5pm. Those here for a 2nd night will be able to gain access from 4pm.
No night time curfew.
Guest of all ages are welcome. Infants under 3 can stay free of charge sharing existing bedding. A cot and cot bedding is available at the hostel and is free of charge (please double check it is not already booked out). Guests aged 3 and over are subject to the full bed rate.
Check-in / Check-out
Earliest check-in: 17:00
- Child Friendly
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Non Smoking
- Taxes Included
Group of 15 or more traveling to Ballater?
Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite
About Ballater Hostel
Ballater Hostel (formerly Habitat @Ballater) is a 25 bed five star self-catering hostel situated in the centre of Ballater, near Balmoral, on the east side of the Cairngorms National Park.
The Hostel is owned and run by Dominique & Daniel, who took over the hostel in August 2016.
Either book the whole hostel, a room or just a bed, with no minimum stay.
From £20 per person per night (mixed dorm) and £33 per room per night (private room).
Excellent facilities, comfortable beds and a warm and friendly welcome awaits you – the kettle is always on!
We have both traditional dorm rooms and private rooms, along with a large open plan kitchen / dining / communal area with wood burning stove. A drying room and cycle storage is also available.
We are conveniently situated in a quiet courtyard near the centre of the village.
Ideally located for Lochnagar (both the mountain and the disitllery!), Balmoral Castle and Loch Muick.
Ballater is a perfect location for exploring the Eastern Cairngorms National Park and rural Aberdeenshire.
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 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.