An easy base for Aviemore 

This 'Cairngorms hostel', in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, offers budget, self catering accommodation in a fantastic location to mountaineers, cyclists, walkers, individuals, families and looking to unwind and recharge their batteries ready for tomorrow's adventure.

The Bunkhouse also offers a cheap, flexible self-catering alternative for groups (sole use conditions may apply for larger groups), as a base to explore the Cairngorms and beyond. There is accommodation for up to 39 people across a range of dorm and private rooms; all with en-suite bathrooms.  No membership is required and there is no curfew so you can come and go as you please. 

The bunkhouse is a member of IBHS, Highlands of Scotland Tourist Board, the VisitScotland Quality Assurance Scheme and seeking to attain the Green Tourism Gold Award, "Cyclists Welcome" and "Walkers Welcome".

Situated in a quiet central location, beside the River Spey, 5 minutes from tourist information, shops, cafes and train & coach stations. The modern bunkhouse is complimented by excellent facilities and of course is next door to the Old Bridge Inn (CAMRA & Taste of Scotland) with its wood fire, delicious meals, real ales and riverside tables.



  • Dorm rooms sleep 6 people in comfort with modern bunk beds

  • Family rooms have a double bed and 1-2 set of bunks

  • Private rooms for couples available

  • All rooms en suite & non-smoking

  • Ground floor bedrooms assist with mobility and wheelchair access

  • Bedding, duvets & linen included, plus towels. No "sheet bags" or sleeping bags

  • Free WIFI access

  • Fully equipped self-catered kitchen

  • Designed to environmentally sustainable standards with thermal insulation, multi-glaze windows and energy efficient under-floor heating

  • Drying room, laundry and secure storage locker

  • Cycle storage

  • 24 hour access

  • Car and bus parking

  • Daily weather and snow forecasts & local information service

  • No membership required


single bed £23 per night

private room (double/twin) from £55 per night

family room from £75 per night

sole use £800 per night




Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

“I enjoyed our stay very much. The hotel/hostel was basic and comfortable, in a quiet location by the river. Food was great! I would happily stay there again.”

— E., Airbnb.

Great bunkhouse in fab location.

Perfect location if you’re passing through Aviemore to do some hiking. Knowledgeable staff at the Old Bridge Inn will point you in any direction you’d like and will recommend the best routes up any mountain. The Bunkhouse offered a great night’s rest!”

— K., Airbnb

All the ingredients for a relaxing stay.

“The Bunkhouse provides a great money value stay in the heart of Aviemore. If traveling with family or with a group of friends this is a perfect place at a low rate. The Old Bridge Inn gastro pub nearby provides fantastic food and has a great atmosphere. Recommend!”

— T., Airbnb




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