The Smugglers Hostel

Hostel Accommodation in Tomintoul, Scotland The Smugglers is the highest hostel in the Scottish Highlands, located in the picturesque village of Tomintoul, surrounded by stunning countryside waiting to be explored and enjoyed.

The Smugglers welcomes up to 24 people to stay in our 5 cosy dorm rooms.

The hostel has great facilities and friendly and informative staff, so whether you are travelling alone or as part of a group you are assured a warm welcome and comfortable stay.

Tomintoul is a hidden gem in the Cairngorms National Park and a great location to base yourself for a range of outdoor activities, photography, wildlife watching, whisky tasting and so much more.

Location: Main Street, Tomintoul Facilities: Dorm rooms, Private/Family rooms, Self-catering kitchen with a large fridge, hob, oven and microwave, Lounge area.

Drying shed, Bike storage/maintenance/washing facilities, Free bed linen (and beds made up ready for you!), Towel hire for £1, Free Wi-Fi, Secure entry, Weather Reports, Lockers Smoking: No Pets: We are dog friendly.

Well behaved dogs welcome when you book a private room.

Contact the hostel directly to enquire.

Disabled Access: No Terms & Conditions: Can be found at

Special Offer

Exclusive Christmas and New year Offer!!! Spend time with family and friends this Christmas or New Year with exclusive use of the Smugglers Hostel. Sleeping up to 24 people and with a variety of activities on your doorstep, there's no better time to

Opening Times

The hostel is open all year round. Group bookings are welcomed throughout the year, please contact us for details.

Awards & Accreditations

VS 4 Star HostelCyclists Welcome Scheme LogoWalkers Welcome Scheme Logo

Features & Facilities

  • WiFi
  • Children Welcome
  • Car Park
  • Amenities Nearby (0.5 miles)

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