We know you will enjoy your stay with us in this idyllic location but don’t just take our word for it, see what our guests have had to say about their stay at The Smugglers! We’re also on TripAdvisor.

Jennifer, USA via Tripadvisor

“Great hostel in a gorgeous setting!”

Chris, UK via Tripadvisor

“The best value for money you will find anywhere, great people ,great facilities ,great location.”

Amanda, Australia via Tripadvisor

“Great family stay”

Christine, UK via Tripadvisor

“Excellent Scottish Hostel for cyclists.”

Joe Mbu, London (First African to run from Lands End to John O’Groats)

“I was very kindly put up here when I was on my Land’s End to John O’Groats run and had a lovely evening in Tomintoul. Thank you so much for making me feel so welcome and helping me out, giving me advice. Terrific hosts and hospitality. I really enjoyed the hostel experience given by The Smugglers.”

Gerry & Sue, UK (Corbett bagging)

“A really warm welcome with tea. Very comfortable and enjoyable stay in the hostel. Beds good and warm room.”

Bob Garnett, England (TGO Coast to Coast)

“A great improvement on the SYHA establishment. I wish you every success.”

R. Champromis, France (Whisky Touring & Low level walking)

“Accueil tres sypathique et chaleureux. Plein de bons conseils pour les balades. Propre, confortable, entretenu et clair.”

Stefan, Belgium (Circuit of the Cairngorm)

“Great hostel with personal touch. Simon, the host, really took care of us, our wet cloths and dirty bikes. We really felt we were his guests not his customers. Tomintoul was a perfect stop for our magnificent MTB trip from Aviemore to Braemar.”

Maureen Mullan, Scotland (Biking coast to coast)

“Exceptionally friendly staff who gave us a warm welcome and made our stay very comfortable.”

Bill and Andy Hunter, England (Cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats)

“Extremely good, Kerry was ready for our arrival, bike shed open, then provided tea. A different hostel experience, well worth trying.”

A Cooper, England (Cycle touring in Scotland)

“Staff were excellent and couldn’t do enough, very friendly.”

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Tel: 01807 580 364
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