One of Scotlands Best Hostels

Habitat @Ballater Hostel one of the few five star hostels in Scotland.

If you are looking for top quality self catering accommodation on Royal Deeside at budget prices then Habitat @Ballater Hostel is exactly the right choice for you.

We are conveniently situated in a quiet courtyard near the centre of the village. Ballater is a perfect location for exploring the Eastern Cairngorms National Park and rural Aberdeenshire.

Ideally located for Lochnagar, Balmoral Castle and Loch Muick.

Walkers, climbers, cyclists and skiers appreciate our drying room and secure storage area for bikes.

We have a choice of shared bunkroom accommodation or private rooms.

Stunning common room with wood burning stove and TV.

Free WiFi.


Bunkhouse Hostel in Ballater