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Cairngorm Hotel
Ranked #1 of 11 Hotels in Aviemore
Certificate of Excellence
scottish highlands
Level 6 Contributor
150 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“huge portions”
Reviewed 10 April 2014

family of six including two toddlers.child friendly with kids menu.good pub food,with huge portions.large and varied menu.not posh dining more a steak,burger kinda place..friendly staff.pleasant decor.was very busy which is always a good sign.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Glasgow
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2014

We returned last Friday afternoon from a superb four nights' break, and have not one complaint or negative comment to make. From our first 'phone call of two or three, to enquire about a booking, the receptionist was extremely helpful; taking her time to explain, fully about available rooms. On our arrival, the room was exactly as described. All of the staff throughout our stay were friendly, cheerful, helpful - nothing was too much for them. There were menus with excellent variety (many with the chef's own eclectic, delicious making) the food was well cooked; breakfasts; meals in the evening, in the bar area or restaurant - all were presented in the same pleasant manner and served by friendly, efficient waiters and waitresses (is that PC?). Both at lunch-time and dinner-time, the hotel was busy - and the quiz night on the Tuesday had a great atmosphere. In fact there was the same great atmosphere pervading the hotel during our stay.
Our room, above the function suite was warm, comfortable, quiet (even from the noisy traffic on the busy road). There were the usual items - Flat-screen TV.; tea and coffee, etc.The Our bed was large, very comfy and gave us a great night's sleep. We didnae want to go hame!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2014

I have been travelling to Aviemore regularly since I could walk and visiting the bar of the Cairngorm Hotel since I was old enough to drink ;). Luckily, I have a fantastic relative who lives in the Village who provides me with accommodation for the majority of my visits however on this occasion a surprise train trip to celebrate my Dads 75th birthday gave myself and some other family members the opportunity to stay at the Hotel. I knew the Cairngorm had a good reputation however I wasn't quite prepared for the fantastic service,immaculate accommodation and the quality of the food on offer. The staff were exceptionally welcoming and friendly and everyone in our party thoroughly enjoyed our stay. I can't think of anything that would have made our stay more enjoyable. Fantastic, well done!

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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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Alford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2014

Visited on Saturday 29th March 2014 , was passing through Aviemore and met up with family who were visiting the resort from Edinburgh , we didn't have a reservation for evening meal and despite being very busy the staff quickly located a table for our party of 9. The menu was very comprehensive and a good choice for children as well. Drinks order was taken promptly as was our food order , service was fast , friendly and efficient and quality of food excellent. Would definitely return again and again - and recommend to friends , family and to those reviewing this site - fact that its on the main street and close to the resort centre is added bonus... so to summarise , warm welcome , great service , quality tasty home cooking and reasonable prices

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

This is the main hotel in Aviemore and has a kitch Scottish decor with lots of deer heads/horns on the walls and tartan wallpaper. The menu is diverse and while the food is quite ample, the food is average quality and a little pricey

Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 March 2014

I had a great stay at the Cairngorm Hotel in early March this year. I booked in for 6 nights while I was in the Aviemore area, doing some climbing and walking. I'd eaten here on previous trips and was always impressed by the quality of the meals and the general atmosphere, so I decided to try the accommodation. The room was really comfortable and well appointed and the staff, service and, of course, the food were all terrific.There was a really friendly buzz to the place and I would definitely return! I'd like to say a big thank you to the team at the Cairngorm Hotel.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled solo
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Bury, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2014

Spent 3 nights at The Cairngorm Hotel (9th to 12th March) and this is our third visit in as many years. As always, we found the room to be clean and comfortable. Food to be excellent. Staff extremely helpful and welcoming. The wonderful breakfast sets you up for the day and, after a day hiking, the hotel feels like coming 'home'. The last two years we have taken our dog with us and it is great to be able to involve our pet in one of our breaks. The location of the hotel is ideal whether you are there for sightseeing, hiking or skiing. We would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone wanting to visit the Cairngorms and surrounding area. We will be visiting again next year which is testament to the service and welcome we receive.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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Property: Cairngorm Hotel
Address: Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1PE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Aviemore
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 11 Hotels in Aviemore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Cairngorm Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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