As we continue to renovate Aberdeen Youth Hostel the building work will focus on the external landscaping of the grounds at the front and to the side of the building. From 19 - 28 February guest access routes will be temporarily relocated to the rear car park. Full details can be found here: Aberdeen Youth Hostel - Temporary Access Arrangements.
Our newly renovated Aberdeen Youth Hostel is located in a quiet residential area on the west side of the Granite City
This 4-star youth hostel offers a range of shared accommodation and private rooms, some with en-suites. Facilities include contemporary living space with TV and wood burning stove, a large self-catering kitchen and modern dining area.
Aberdeen has something for everyone, with its striking granite architecture and rich and inspiring history. The city centre is packed with cafes, restaurants, bars and nightlife. The Maritime Museum, St Machar's Cathedral, Aberdeen Science Centre and Aberdeen Art Gallery are worth a visit for those interested in the history and culture of the Granite City, whilst the more adventurous can take to the waves, on a boat trip to visit the dolphins that skirt the fringes of the busy harbour.
Families can enjoy Codonas Pleasure Fair down at the Esplanade, along with Aberdeen Beach and the Beach Ballroom.
The surrounding area has a number of 'must see' attractions including the picturesque fishing village of Footdee and the impressive Dunnottar and Crathes Castle to name but a few.
A great location for individuals, groups and families, Aberdeen Youth Hostel is within walking distance of the city centre, with regular buses outside the youth hostel.
If you are looking for large group accommodation or holiday cottages then we have locations across Scotland perfect for groups and family gatherings on a budget. See below for availability or click here for more information and to enquire.
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- Fully Booked
Food and Drink
- Alcohol Licence
- Groups meals service Cont. Breakfast
- Individual meals service Cont. Breakfast
- Self-catering kitchen
- Bike store
- Distance to nearest shop 200 metres
- Drying room
- En suite rooms available
- Family friendly
- Lockers/luggage store
- Private rooms available
- Suitable for groups
- Total beds 65
- WiFi access (FREE)
- Lounge/TV room
- Distance to airport 6.5 miles
- Distance to bus stop 20 metres
- Distance to ferry 2 miles
- Distance to train station 1.6 miles
- Parking nearby (free/charges apply)
Parking - Drop off area to the front of the youth hostel with access to the car park at the rear of the youth hostel via Queen’s Lane North. - As we continue to renovate Aberdeen Youth Hostel the building work will focus on the external landscaping of the grounds at the front and to the side of the building. From 19 - 28 February guest access and drop off routes will be temporarily relocated to the rear car park. Full details can be found here: Aberdeen Youth Hostel - Temporary Access Arrangements.
Open All Year
Tel: 01224 646 988
Reception open 07:00 - 02:00.
Check in 15:00 - 22:00
Check out 07:00 - 10:00
Access to rooms from 14:00.
For a printable version of this information click here to download youth hostel fact sheet.
Please note that we do not accept stag or hen parties at any of our hostels.
Tel: +44 (0) 1224 646988
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As part of our commitment to sustainability and environmental issues, our youth hostels are assessed by Green Tourism, the largest and most established sustainable certification in the world. The assessment covers areas such as energy saving, waste minimisation, social responsibility and travel.
Aberdeen Youth Hostel currently holds a Silver award for Green Tourism. To read more about SYHA Hostelling Scotland’s Sustainability Charter, please click here. There are some quick and easy ways that you can make a difference and help us achieve our Green Tourism goals - to read our Responsible Visitor Charter and find out more, please click here.
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