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The Smugglers Hostel, Tomintoul

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Main Street, Tomintoul AB37 9EX Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Kitchenette
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfect hostel, decent bunkbeds, warm, good showers and big communal area for cooking and relaxing. Easy access with a door code so you can eat back late. And a very friendly welcome by a Scottish man . Overall would highly recommend!

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

The smugglers hostel is well situated, very clean and its mattresses great (very important detail to me when you hiked all day). The village is lovely with a little shop to buy food if your in the mood for cooking. It offers also 3 restaurants...More

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Thank Clemkmagna
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Could only stay one night because of tight schedule but this was a find. The hostel was friendly but not overcrowded & had good communal spaces. Kenny the manager was very welcoming & helpful in pointing out all the walks & local attractions the area...More

Thank Benji16455
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We were welcomed by Kenny who was very friendly and helpful. The facilities were great, there was everything you needed in the kitchen, great space for dining and chilling! Would thoroughly recommend!

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Thank asandi380307
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Really good hostel and manager - Busy hostel with a relaxed feel.Great stop off for cyclists on road or the great off-road trails around here - classic area.Beds, linen and room was clean and tidy.We ate out at the fire station cafe and the hotel...More

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Description
Situated in the picturesque village of Tomintoul, The Smugglers Hostel, the highest in the Scottish Highlands, is surrounded by stunning scenery. We offer friendly, comfortable and affordable accommodation for More 20 'Smugglers' in our four cosy dorms, including two en-suite private rooms suitable for couples and/or families. The hostel has fantastic facilities: - Tea & Coffee - Bed linen (included in price) - A fully equipped kitchen with fridge, oven, hob and microwave - Bike shed - Outside hose to wash down those muddy bikes and boots - Drying room - Free Wi-Fi - 24/7 secure access - Lockers. As the northern gateway to the Cairngorm National Park, Tomintoul is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. Climb our very own Munro, Ben Avon, get on your bike (or ours!) And enjoy the renowned cycling roads and mountain bike trails, follow in the footsteps of the first whisky smugglers and sample a local dram, try your hand at fly-fishing or explore the glens by horseback - the outdoor opportunities are endless. As an independent hostel, The Smugglers is run by the local Community Development Trust, so by staying with us, you're investing in the local community and making a difference to a rural economy! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$ 115 - US$ 459 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Smugglers Hostel, Tomintoul Moray
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Moray > Tomintoul
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$ 115 - US$ 459 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Smugglers Hostel, Tomintoul Moray
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Moray > Tomintoul
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Traveller (5)
Dining (3)
Room & Suite (1)
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Room Tips
"Go for the ensuit dorm if you ban get it"
Hamish1950
16 Aug 2018
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"New mattresses super comfortable. Best sleep for months. "
davidmY6875JQ
14 Aug 2018
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"Dorm rooms so all quite similar. A couple had en suite."
aleross2016
5 Jan 2018
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"car park behind this hostel , free wifi in the common room and in the dormitory."
541guillaumen
17 Sep 2017
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