Habitat@Ballater

Hostel

Habitat@ballater, Bridge Square, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5QJ

    Habitat is situated in a quiet courtyard near the village centre. It is a purpose built hostel with superb facilities. There are a mix of shared bunkrooms and private family rooms. The hostel is ideal for groups or single travellers.

    Set in a quiet courtyard in the centre of Ballater,Habitat is a modern purpose built hostel .We offer a wide range of rooms to suit families,groups or the independent traveller.The whole hostel can be rented out for groups and family gatherings.

    Ballater is a lovely village and is a good base for exploring the Eastern Cairngorms and rural Aberdeenshire.
    There are plenty of pubs and restaurants in the village and Ballater has an excellent selection of shops and activity providers

    All our bedrooms are en suite ,ranging from eight bed dormitories,four bed family rooms,doubles to single accommodation.All bedding is included.

    The hostel has a lovely sitting area with huge sofas, widescreen  TV and a wood burning stove.
    The kitchen is large and equipped with everything you need whether cooking for a small family or a large group.
    The hostel also has free Wi-Fi  and a good supply of books and games for rainy days or wintery evenings.

    We have a great drying room with dehumidifier, washer and tumble dryer.
    The hostel is fully wheelchair accessible.
    We can provide travel cots, highchairs and baby monitors.

    We have secure storage for cycles and motorbikes.
     

    Gradings
    5 Hostel
    Awards
    Cyclists Welcome Walkers Welcome Bikers Welcome Green Tourism Silver
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open New Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 16 Nov 2014
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 18 Nov 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    6
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    En-suite Family Room (1 King Size Bed & 1 Set of B
    £18.75 per person per night (room only)
    En-suite Family Room with 2 people
    £25.00 per person per night (room only)
    En-suite Family Room with 3 people
    £25.00 per person per night (room only)
    Ground Floor En-suite Twin Room (1 Set of Bunk Bed
    £22.50 per person per night (room only)
    Twin Room w/ single occupancy
    £26.00 per person per night (room only)
    Shared Bunkrooms containing up to 8 beds
    £20.00 per person per night (room only)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Catering

    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles

    Domestic

    • Tumble Dryer
    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Freezer
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Iron Available
    • Towel Charge
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Linen Provided
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Shower
    • Fridge
    • WC EnSuite
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Microwave
    • Washing Machine
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Drying Facilities
    • Gas Cooker
    • Bunk Beds

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • WiFi

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Young People
    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens

    Children

    • Highchair Available
    • Cot Available
    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • Closed Circuit TV
    • Disabled Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • 24hr CCTV

    Location

    • Village Location
    • Rural Location
    • Mountains area

    Transport

    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Cycle Rack
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Disabled Parking

    Road Directions

    Situated on edge of village directly off A93

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- 300 metres from TIC

    Getting there by railway:- Nearest station Aberdeen or Stonehaven approx. 1 hour by car from either.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Approx. 2hours by car from Inverness airport and 1 hour by car from Aberdeen airport.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by a ramp or lift :
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the lounge

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • level entry shower
    • Bedrooms with no fitted carpets available
    • There are separate shower units:
      • fitted with support handrails

    Parking

    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    Accommodation Special Offer

    Stay for two nights or more in our bunkrooms and pay only £18pppn.Normal price £20pppn.

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