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The Smugglers Hostel, Tomintoul, Morayshire, Scotland

Large bunkhouse accommodation for groups in the Scottish Highlands
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Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
The Smugglers Hostel, Tomintoul, Morayshire, Scotland, sleeps 20 in 5 bedrooms.

Welcome to The Smugglers, the highest hostel in the Scottish Highlands. Located in the picturesque village of Tomintoul, this four star, 20-bed hostel available on an exclusive use basis is surrounded by stunning countryside just waiting to be explored.

This is a fantastic base for walkers and climbers, cyclists and bikers, youth groups such as D of E expeditions and families and friends looking for an outdoor activity-focussed break.

A large open plan living area has plenty of room for the whole group to eat and socialise together, and the kitchen is well equipped to cater for big groups. There are 4 small dorm-style rooms with full size bunk beds, 2 of which have en suite facilities. One of the en suite rooms has a double bed as well as bunks.

With facilities including free WiFi, bike storage, drying room and a superb common room, we’re dedicated to making your stay in Tomintoul a comfortable one. Our friendly and informative staff will ensure you have all the information you need to explore and enjoy the area, guaranteeing a warm welcome and a comfortable stay.

Situated on the northern edge of the Cairngorms National Park, Tomintoul is a hidden gem. The Smugglers is the perfect base for a range of outdoor activities including walking, mountain biking and winter sports, whilst the distilleries and rich local history mean there’s something for everyone to enjoy. For artists and photographers, the spectacular scenery of the Cairngorms and the diverse local wildlife are sure to fire your imagination.

Group Accommodation Details

Kitchen Details
Fully equipped spacious kitchen, caters easily for groups of 20.
Dining Room
Dining room is part of open plan common room area and seats 20.
Sitting Room
Sitting room is part of the open plan common room area.
TV and Music Facilities
Docking station for iPod. No TV facilities.
Telecom Facilities
The hostel has free WiFi throughout the building and mobile reception is good.
Games Room
There is no games room.
Heating / Open Fires
Individual heaters in each room allow guests to adapt heating to their own requirements.
2 en suite dorm rooms sleeping 4, one being a family room with double bed and can sleep 5. 2 further dorm rooms sleeping 6. Full size bunk beds.
Linen is provided and beds are made in advance of your arrival. Towels are available.
Two en suite shower rooms. One male and female bathroom.
Disabled Facilities
The hostel is on one floor and level throughout. Access at the rear is level for wheelchairs.
Children's Facilities
Games and toys available within the hostel. An adventure playground which is free of charge is a short walk from the hostel.
Outdoor Facilities
The hostel has bike storage, washing facilities and drying shed. Outdoor seating and garden area.
Swimming Pool
There is no swimming pool.
Ample off road parking to the rear of the hostel for all guests.
The hostel has a no smoking policy.
Well behaved pets are welcomed by prior arrangement.

Large Group Property Location

Although the hostel enjoys a position of relative isolation in the Scottish Highlands, we are easily accessible.
Nearest Station
Aviemore and Keith are the nearest train stations, both 28 miles away with frequent daily services connecting with all key Scottish cities.
Nearest Bus
Citylink bus services from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness connect to Aviemore and the services from Dundee and Aberdeen connect to Keith.
Nearest Airport
We are well situated for both Aberdeen (60 miles) and Inverness (47 miles) International Airports.
Nearest Town
Located in the village of Tomintoul it has local amenities including shops & pubs on the doorstep. Grantown is 13 miles away for banking and fuel.
Nearest Shop
The village has three shops supplying food and general supplies and gifts.
Nearest Pub / Eatery
There are 3 pubs located in the village & a further two cafes/restaurants. There are also lovely local pubs and hotels a short drive from the hostel.

Booking Information

Group booking prices start from £250 per night exclusive use depending on month of booking. Contact us for a quote for your booking.


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Oliver Giles

The Smugglers Hostel, Tomintoul, Morayshire, Scotland
Sleeps 20, Bedrooms 5, Dining 20
+44 (0)1807 580 364 / +44 (0)7557 642 727
Main Street, , Tomintoul, AB37 9EX

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