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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 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...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 August 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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Thank CalumW1989
Reviewed 18 September 2011

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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Thank 1981mick
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 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...

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Thank Marie B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 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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Thank Alexander S
Sutton Coldfield
Reviewed 18 May 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,...

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Thank SuttonColdfieldRob
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 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...

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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...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 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...

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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...

Ferrara, Italy
Reviewed 17 August 2010

I slept at Ardenbeg for one night while travelling around Scotland: a fairly clean hostel with self-catering facilities (which we did not use). We were giveng a room with 6 beds to be used as a double-room, toilet and shower were en-suite. Basic furniture. It is OK if you are just looking for a place to sleep.

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Ardenbeg, Owner at Ardenbeg Bunkhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for responding to Trip Advisor - our first review! Ardenbeg strives to provide clean, warm and comfortable accommodation with a plate of shortbread and free tea and coffee on arrival. Most of our guests are here to enjoy the outdoors and the surroundings of the Cairngorms National Park and so accommodation is basic and we strive to keep...

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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 

Additional Information about Ardenbeg Bunkhouse

Address: Grant Road, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3LD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Grantown-on-Spey
Price Range: $135 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ardenbeg Bunkhouse 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Ground floor was the best, although if you have noisey people upstairs, then that can be a problem. Not many places will take dogs, so that is a bonus.”
 of 5 bubbles Peter09051946, 29 Dec 2012 | Read review
“Downstairs accommodation has on-suite facilities”
 of 5 bubbles AlexanderS503, 17 Aug 2011 | Read review
“Run fast, like the wind.”
 of 5 bubbles SuttonColdfieldRob, 18 May 2011 | Read review
“Email or ring to discuss group and needs.”
 of 5 bubbles JanCB57, 19 Apr 2011 | Read review
“All the rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles HBunyan, 19 Apr 2011 | Read review
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