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The Smugglers Hostel

The Smugglers Hostel


Hostel Accommodation in Tomintoul, Scotland

The Smugglers is the highest hostel in the Scottish Highlands, located in the picturesque village of Tomintoul, surrounded by stunning countryside waiting to be explored and enjoyed.

The Smugglers welcomes up to 24 people to stay in our 5 cosy dorm rooms. The hostel has great facilities and friendly and informative staff, so whether you are travelling alone or as part of a group you are assured a warm welcome and comfortable stay.

Tomintoul is a hidden gem in the Cairngorms National Park and a great location to base yourself for a range of outdoor activities, photography, wildlife watching, whisky tasting and so much more.

Main Street, Tomintoul

Dorm rooms, Private/Family rooms, Self-catering kitchen with a large fridge, hob, oven and microwave, Lounge area. Drying shed, Bike storage/maintenance/washing facilities, Free bed linen (and beds made up ready for you!), Towel hire for £1, Free Wi-Fi, Secure entry, Weather Reports, Lockers

Smoking: No

Pets: We are dog friendly. Well behaved dogs welcome when you book a private room. Contact the hostel directly to enquire.

Disabled Access: No

Terms and Conditions:
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Special Features

A small friendly Hostel with great facilities. Get advice on walking and cycling routes.
FREE WiFi available.
Bike washing, maintenance and storage facilities.

Other Awards

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

WifiChildren WelcomeParkingPetsCredit Cards AcceptedAmex Accepted

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The Smugglers Hostel

Main Street



Cairngorms National Park

AB37 9EX


Accommodation Prices:
Dorm Rooms - Juniors £15 / Adults £17 Private rooms from £50 for couples, £70 for families.

Opening Times

The hostel is open all year round. Group bookings are welcomed throughout the year, please contact us for details.

5 rooms
24 beds
Largest sleeps 24

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