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Ardenbeg Bunkhouse

Grant Road, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3LD, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hollywood, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

Stayed in Ardenbeg while visiting the Inverness area with a group of friends. Was very pleased with everything, was clean and very cheap. Has all the facilities you would expect and need. Great place, I'll be back!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for one night with my family. The bunk house was clean with a good kitchen space. The shower was temperamental and we gave up and used another one. Regardles of that the showers were well appointed and the beds were comfortable. Would recommend for backpackers, walkers, ramblers, climbers and large groups on a budget stay.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

My son's in-laws live in Grantown, but could not house all 16 of us. I booked the Ardenberg on-line for 4 adults + 4 kids + 1 wee dog. It was not 5 star, but offered home comforts with caring support. We had the ground floor, which had two rooms (1 with en-suite). One room had six bunks, the other... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012 via mobile

Excellent facilities, great value & ideal location close to the high street, surrounded by stunning landscapes & beautiful wildlife. Lots of local activities available at your request as owners are more than willing to help

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant! Rebecca was extremely helpful and the bunkhouse is little gem located in a beautiful area of Scotland. I would stay there for sure if I was travelling through. A++

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

Having hunted high and low to find hostel accommodation, which was truly 'dog friendly', we discovered Ardenbeg. From the first phone call to leaving the hostel, the warm and friendly service from Sabine and Rebecca helped to make our holiday special despite the rain. The hostel is equipped with everything you could possibly need, including a good drying room. Visitor... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2011

Great location in central highlands for all activities. Good facilities - kitchen / dining area; rooms & washrooms, gardens - All clean and well maintained The staff were very attentive and willing to arrange and schedule our activities

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2011

What a great place to stay. Nice big rooms and a great kitchen, the garden is wonderful too. We loved it there and when one of us marries for the second time we will go there again for the stag do. Proper value for money and Craig's Bar is very well worth a look too. Stay here - you must,... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2011

A fantastic bunkhouse/outdoor centre with excellent equipment hire facilities and everything you would expect in terms of kitchen/drying room/bathrooms/bedrooms. We had a 6 bed (3 sets of bunks) room to ourselves (3 adults) and had the sole use of a bathroom. The other room on our floor had a separate bathroom for thier use. The kitchen was shared but was... More

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Ardenbeg, Owner at Ardenbeg Bunkhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to place a review. It is very much appreciated. I am glad that you found the facilities met your needs. Many people travel a long way to get to the Cairngorms National Park so it essential that their accommodation (and other requirements) meet, or better still, exceed expectations. Thank you too for pointing out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2011

We headed up to the Cairngorms to catch the end of the winter season, for some fun in the snow. I have stayed at Ardenbeg bunkhouse in Grantown twice before, once on a winter skills course for young people, and again later that winter with friends. I chose to stay here again with my parents because I enjoyed the previous... More

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Ardenbeg, Owner at Ardenbeg Bunkhouse, responded to this review

I very much appreciate your comprehensive review, in particular the fact that you mention so many of the facilities around and about the hostel. This will definitely help future visitors realise that although Ardenbeg Bunkhouse is located in the Cairngorms National Park, we are still within easy reach of Aviemore and have plenty of shops and locations to eat within... More

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Additional Information about Ardenbeg Bunkhouse

Also Known As:
Ardenbeg Bunkhouse Grantown-On-Spey, Scotland
Address: Grant Road, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3LD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Grantown-on-Spey
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Specialty lodging in Grantown-on-Spey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Family & group bunkhouse accommodation in the Cairngorms National Park at the heart of the central HighlandsGood value accommodation for groups of up to 24 people on a quiet road in Grantown-on-Spey, the historic capital of Badenoch and Strathspey, just 15 minutes from Aviemore, and well situated for all that Britain’s largest national park has to offer.Accommodation is in private rooms of four beds (2 standard bunks), two rooms of six beds (1 with standard bunks & a double bunk, & 1 with triple alpine platform) or eight beds (triple alpine platform & a standard bunk), all with private or en-suite bathroom facilities. Well equipped kitchens with dining areas offer everything required for self-catering for groups small, medium or large. There is also an enclosed garden, play area and BBQ, and back inside a drying room with dehumidifier.Much more than just accommodation! Bedding is included in our rates – but bring your own towels & toiletries – as is free WIFI, and we also offer winter walking / climbing equipment hire, as well as access to the wide range of activities offered by Ardenbeg’s owners, the award-winning Craggan Outdoors. Ardenbeg is also the base for the range of walking and climbing courses operated by Pete Hill MIC. ... more   less 
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