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Cairn Hotel
Ranked #5 of 8 Carrbridge B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 22 March 2014

Excellent and varying range of guest ales, many of them locally-produced, can be supped in front of a real log fire, unless you wish to play snooker (which I didn't). Staff are friendly and often seem to have amazingly good memories of what I had a fortnight or so earlier when I was in previously.

I generally find the locals friendly and easy to strike up a conversation with if appropriate.

I have never eaten here but, as a keen hill-walker, always prevail upon my companion(s) to stop off on our way home if we've been in this neck of the woods.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

Never dined her but the food locked and smelled darn good. Spend a couple of evenings and an afternoon here the latter rehydrating after a good walk around the village. Nice coal fireplace can imagine in the winter this end of the bar would be well and truly popular. I notice from certificates on the wall the bar has been Highlands Pub of the year for the last four or five years, not sure what the criteria was to win but if it's good beer, fantastic cheery staff, great comfy surroundings and delicious looking food then I can understand why it won.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 13 March 2014

Passing through CarrBridge on business,came across the main road closed ended up turning back in anger so decided to stay at this hotel for the evening and how glad I did free Wifi was a bonus food brilliant and rooms very cosy if passing by again will certainly use it

Stayed: March 2014, travelled on business
2  Thank Roy C
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Reviewed 2 March 2014 via mobile

Our regular eating establishment when staying in Carrbridge. Food was as good as ever! Excellent value and massive portions. The other half had the Steak pie which was huge and smelled delicious, my burger was homemade and tasted great, served with lovely rustic chips.
Staff are always friendly and welcoming. Will be back to eat here in June!

  • Stayed: February 2014
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Reviewed 22 February 2014 via mobile

An excellent pub in a great village! They have a wide variety of beers on tap including three beers from the area. The armosphere is also amazing. If you are passing through Carrbridge, don't miss out on this pub!

Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 February 2014 via mobile

Brilliant hotel, great food and pub in our favourite highland village with a roaring, cosy log fire and live music! Great whiskies, real ale and banter. I recommend the Tomatin!Very near the famous bridge! Love it. Cheers :)

Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 9 February 2014

Three of us ate at this hotel today, and as soon as we walked in the door we were made to feel very welcome, the meals were lovely, and very filling, great price, my husband was very impressed with the beer selection, we will be back soon !!!

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Cairn Hotel

Address: Main Road, Carrbridge, Aviemore PH23 3AS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Aviemore > Carrbridge
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Carrbridge
Price Range: £60 - £92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cairn Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An authentic Highland inn, full of rustic charm and the perfect base for a tour of the Scottish Highlands and the Cairngorm National Park. Our award winning real ale & whisky bar is the centre of our community, providing a genuinely welcoming atmosphere and a great source of information on what to see and do in the area. ... more   less 
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