Award winning Aviemore hostel

Aviemore Bunkhouse is an award winning hostel in Scotland offering cheap self catering accommodation for up to 44 people in en suite & family rooms, quality assured. It's the place to unwind after the challenges of the Cairngorm Mountains - recharge your batteries ready for tomorrow's adventure.

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.

  • Main rooms sleep 6 or 8 people in comfort with modern bunk beds
  • Family rooms have a double bed and bunk
  • 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
  • No hidden extras
  • And of course spectacular views of the Cairngorm Mountains!

 

Aviemore Bunkhouse Booking Terms & Conditions

1) Arrival & Departure

Guests may take possession of their accommodation after 4pm on the arrival date (or other time by special arrangement), and should vacate the accommodation by 10am on the departure date. Unless prior notice of late arrival is given and agreed, we reserve the right to re-let the beds if a guest with a provisional booking has not arrived by 6pm on the day of arrival.  No liability can be accepted should adverse weather or travel conditions delay your travel plans, so please inform us at the earliest opportunity.

 2) Prices

Prices displayed are for beds in shared bunkroom accommodation. Exclusive room or bunkhouse use and family room prices are available upon enquiry. Prices include tax, use of bedding, linen, towels, showers, drying room, kitchen and equipment.

 3) Booking Payments

We request payment at the time of booking, which can be made by credit or debit card, bank transfer, or cheque at the time of booking. We accept MasterCard, Visa, Solo, Switch and no booking fee is charged. The card used must be in the name of the person making the booking. Transactions are in pound sterling.  International bank transfers may incur a charge, to be paid by guest.

Bookings made within 4 weeks of the arrival date are required to pay in full, upon reservation. Greater than 4 weeks: a deposit of 50% of the total cost is payable on booking, the remainder of the balance to be paid no later than two weeks prior to arrival.

The booking will be considered as confirmed only when the appropriate payment has been received. The Bunkhouse will take no responsibility for delays in postage or carriage of cheques.

Confirmation will be available upon request. The booking reference number displayed on the booking statement should be recorded and retained safely as proof of booking and payment.

The person making payment will be deemed the lead person (unless otherwise specified) and assumes responsibility for the accuracy of the booking, the payment details submitted and for conveying all necessary booking details, terms and conditions to the other members of the party. If any member of the booking party has special needs, it is the responsibility of the lead person to ensure that any requirements are identified and communicated to Bunkhouse staff.

 4) Cancellation

If you must cancel, inform us at the earliest possible opportunity! We will make every effort to re-let the accommodation, but will not be held responsible for so doing.  In the event of cancellation the following charges will apply: -

a) 4 or more weeks prior to arrival date - refund 90% of monies paid (10% administration).

b) Within 4 weeks - refund up to 90% of monies received, if we can re let beds. If we do not succeed in re-letting the accommodation, the hirer will be liable for the total booking cost.

c) Bookings cancelled within 72 hours of arrival, or non-arrival, will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of the total booking cost. Arrival is deemed to be 6pm on any given day.

 All cancellations must be notified in writing and received by the Bunkhouse before the charges are confirmed.???

 5) Insurance

All guests are strongly advised to take out adequate insurance against cancellation, damage to baggage, loss and/or damage to property etc.

 6) Security Deposit

The Bunkhouse is new and built to high standards - of which we are justly proud. Please keep it in good condition. Stag/hen parties, or large groups (12+) will be asked to provide cash or credit/debit card as a security deposit @ £20pp on arrival.  These monies will be refunded on departure provided the accommodation & equipment are in a clean and undamaged condition on departure.

 7) Age Restrictions

Persons under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult who shall be responsible for them. Groups and families are required to have suitable numbers of adults to ensure the good conduct and safety of party members and other guests. All decisions in this regard are at the discretion of the Bunkhouse staff.

Responsible adults are required to familiarise themselves with safety and emergency issues and actively consider the risks associated with hazards, including bunk beds, kitchen equipment, water and road traffic. Your attention is drawn to the proximity of the road in front of the Bunkhouse and the hazards associated with the River Spey opposite. Parents or guardians of young children are advised that persons under 7 years are recommended to not occupy upper bunks.

 8) Occupancy

Only those persons listed on the booking form may occupy the accommodation. We reserve the right to terminate the booking, without refund, to vary or re-allocate the accommodation if this condition is breached or where all material facts are not disclosed. Beds may not be sub-let.

 9) Admission and Eviction

We reserve the right to refuse admission to anyone who, in the opinion of our staff, is not fit to take charge of the property or be in the company of other guests. In any such case the contract will be terminated without further liability.

We also reserve the right to terminate the Contract at any time or remove any person or persons (or persons being responsible for others), due to unreasonable behaviour, damage to property or causing or likely to cause injury, annoyance or offence to other guests. Any refund will be entirely at the discretion of the Bunkhouse.  Our staff also have the right to enter any room at any time as occasion may demand, to ensure that cleanliness is preserved and routine maintenance may be carried out.

 10) No Smoking Premises

Smoking is prohibited in the Bunkhouse.  There will be a £50 charge for deep cleaning of room(s) if smoking has occurred.  Persons smoking, misusing alcohol or drugs render themselves liable to eviction. Illegal activities will be reported to the authorities.

  11) Personal Effects

We will not be held responsible for the loss or damage to personal property of guests occupying the accommodation. All property, vehicles, their contents and personal effects are on the premises and car park entirely at your own risk.

 12) Accidents

All persons have a 'duty of care' for others, so if you see something potentially dangerous, don't ignore it - but do something about it and tell a member of staff. Any accident must be reported to reception or the duty manager. We will not be responsible for any injury or death, save insofar as it results from the proven negligence of our staff. All our guests are encouraged to ensure that they have adequate property and personal accident insurance for their stay.

 13) Your Pet

We are sorry but pets are prohibited inside the Bunkhouse. Animals can only be accepted on the grounds with the specific permission of the Bunkhouse. They should not be left unattended and dogs must be kept on a lead and prohibited from fouling all areas around the accommodation.

 14) Noise & Disturbance

Please consider others. Guests are expected to consider the consequences of their actions and to minimise any noise, especially between 11.00pm and 8.00am. No late night disturbance will be tolerated!

 15) Accommodation

If for any reason the accommodation is unsatisfactory please inform us immediately so that appropriate action can be taken. We cannot accept subsequent claims for shortcomings not so notified.

 16) Availability

The booking is made on the understanding that we will make the accommodation and amenities available to you on the dates stated. Should this not be possible for reasons within our due care we will endeavour to provide you with suitable alternative accommodation. Should no other accommodation be available at the time we will offer you alternative dates or refund of your monies, but you will have no other claim or remedy against us.

Force Majeure: We cannot accept any liability where the booking could not be fulfilled due to circumstances which we could not, even with due care, have foreseen or avoided. Such events include but are not limited to, war, threat of war, civil commotion or strife, hostilities, industrial dispute, natural disaster, fire, act of God, terrorist activities, technical problems or closure with transportation, quarantine, epidemics, weather conditions, government action, destruction or damage of the Bunkhouse through fire, explosion, flood, storm or other weather damage, criminal damage and all similar situations beyond our control. 

We cannot guarantee to provide alternative accommodation and reserve the right to alter or delete amenities or facilities without prior notice.

'We' in this document refers to the Old Bridge Inn’s Bunkhouse, Dalfaber Road, Aviemore, PH22 1PU, it's owners, employees and contractors.

Groups of 8 or more terms and conditions

Group booking terms and conditions:

Stag/hen parties, or large groups will be asked to take sole occupancy of the bunkhouse, availability permitting, at a rate of £700 (Sunday to Thursday) / £720 (Friday or Saturday).

The Leader (person who has made the booking) is the responsible named person and is responsible for the following: -

50% deposit payable at time of booking

Balance to be paid 3 weeks prior to arrival

Return a signed copy of our Terms and Conditions 3 weeks prior to arrival.

Provide a list of names of all members in the group, 3 weeks prior to arrival

Provide cash or credit/debit card for pre authorisation  @ £20pp to be processed on arrival.

These monies will be refunded on departure if all is in order.

All breakages and/or damage to be paid for prior to departure. Failure to pay any damages prior to departure will automatically be taken from the pre authorization.


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Prices

Single personfrom £19.00 per person per night, in 6 bed dorm
Family Roomfrom £65.00 based on two adults & two children with a double bed and pair of bunks
Couples Roomfrom £50.00 for the room, couple sharing
 All rooms come with bed linen, towels and use of Kitchen, drying room, endless hot showers, room keys, free WIFI, 24 hour access and fine food and drink at the Old Bridge Inn right next door!

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Awards and accreditations

Green Tourism Bronze Award

Member: IBHS: Independent Backpacker Hostels - Scotland

HOST: Highlands of Scotland Tourist Board

VS QA: VisitScotland Quality Assurance Scheme

Federation of Small Businesses Member