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Glen Affric Youth Hostel

Allt Beithe | Glen Affric, Beauly IV4 7ND, Scotland
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The sight of the orange tin roof over the horizon after being soaked was a welcome sight. Stevie welcomed us with a hot cup of tea and a chinwag with others in the hostel. We had a good sleep. BrilliantMore

1  Thank Joan2857
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Affric Youth HostelResponded 18 August 2017

Hi Joan2857 Many thanks for your kind review and its great to see you enjoyed your time at our stunning Glen Affric hostel,I will pass on your kind words regarding Stevies tea making skills and we hope you get a chance to visit again soon...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Excellent location and excellent attention from the house keeper - keep it going please, there are just a few places like this ! The location is literally unique around whole of Scotland with no sounds from any civilisation.

Thank Jan N
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Affric Youth HostelResponded 7 August 2017

Hi Jan N Many thanks for your kind eview and we hope to welcome you back soon Regards Dan

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Arriving at Alltbeithe Hostel at 10pm after completing a mammoth 50km + walk from Drumnadrochit, we were warmly welcomed by the friendly female warden who promptly put the kettle on. For this, we will be eternally grateful. Alltbeithe is very much off grid with its...More

Thank BigRayC
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Affric Youth HostelResponded 3 August 2017

Hi BigRayC Many thanks for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay,I will pass on your kind words to Hanne who does an amazing job at the hostel supported by Steve.Its a wonderful hostel in a stunning location and we hope...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

It takes a bit of effort to get to this hostel as it's around 8 miles from the nearest road. But the effort is totally worth it as, no matter what the weather, this place is a cosy oasis. Exactly what a hostel should be....More

Thank eddymaya
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Affric Youth HostelResponded 3 August 2017

Hi eddymaya Many thanks for your kind review,It truly is a stunning location and hostel and will pass on your kind words to Hanne and the team there.We hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Dan

Reviewed 5 June 2017

It was an excellent surprise where we could have a good recover from day trek. Thanks a lot to Hanne for her warm welcome. Very good cleanliness and accommodations. No midges in May. We also enjoyed the river next to the hostel to help cooling...More

Thank Vat R
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Affric Youth HostelResponded 8 June 2017

Hi Vat R Many thanks for your kind review and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Dan

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len Affric Youth Hostel is a unique and remote youth hostel in a wide river valley surrounded by high mountains. Situated 8 miles from the nearest road, our remote Eco-Hostel offers an unforgettable experience. A former stalking bothy on the Glen Affric Estate it is a haven for walkers, nature lovers and those seeking solitude. On the doorstep are 15 Munro hills and good tracks through the valleys for both walking and mountain biking. The youth hostel is only accessible on foot or by mountain bike, please allow at least 3-4 hours for the walk in. (see How to find us for more information). The location is very special and it is the closest you will get to an Alpine Hut in Scotland. A great experience awaits those who are prepared to make the effort to visit. Wi-Fi during your stay: We do our best to deliver a free Wi-Fi service but apologise that connectivity, particularly in our rural locations, can be intermittent due to the level of our current broadband provision along with high usage when the youth hostel is busy. Please be assured we are endeavouring to improve where we can. We thank you for your patience and understanding
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"The two twin rooms are close to the toilet, shower and kitchen and worth the extra money."
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"bunks, first come, first served."
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