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Cairn Hotel

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night at the end of December. Lovely room, incredible breakfast and dinner. And wonderfully helpful staff. Will recommend to everyone I know. Much nicer and better value than anywhere we've stayed in Aviemore. Will definitely go back.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very enjoyable weekend spent in the Cairn Hotel in Carrbridge in December. Evening meal superb and one of the best cooked breakfasts I have had for a long time. Great atmosphere in this small family run hotel. Staff very friendly. Superb range of gins and whisky. A must if you are in the area. Scottish hospitality at its best!!!

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Thank Fiona B
Glasgow
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Stayed here for the weekend with friends , ate there both nights and the food was amazing , my other half had the beef goulash and enjoyed it so much he had it again the next night. The sticky toffee pudding is to die for. The bar was buzzing with lots of friendly locals popping in. Rooms were spotless and...

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Thank labradorGlasgow
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I was on my way to Inverness and the day seemed to be slipping away. As I needed a room for the night I found The Cairn Hotel by searching the laterooms app on my phone. The Cairn Hotel was about 1/2 hour away from Inverness and it seemed very suitable. I arrived and parked in the rear car park...

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Thank Kevin L
Lockerbie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We visited the Cairn Hotel in November 2016 Great friendly craik in a smashing, busy wee pub. Great selection of real ales and a brilliant pint of Guinness too. We were in on a Friday night and Saturday afternoon and evening. It was bust with plenty of buzz and people of all ages coming and going. I wish my village...

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Thank macnab99
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Traveling from Aberdeen back down to the UK, I decided to go via the Cairngorms for a spot of sightseeing and photography. I checked into Cairn for the night and bagged myself a spacious, clean, and cosy double en-suite (Spey) at a more-than reasonable price. The staff were extremely helpful, and the owner knew the Highlands like the back of...

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Thank Steve K
Alnwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We really enjoyed our stay here. The staff were all extremely welcoming and friendly. Our double room was plenty big enough, spotlessly clean and comfortable with en suite bathroom and tea and coffee making facilities. We ate in the restaurant adjacent to the bar which was really busy but the 'locals' made us feel very welcome. Breakfast was very good...

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for one night and wish we'd booked for longer. The hotel is cosy, quaint and exactly what we were looking for in Speyside. We had dinner and drinks in the bar, which has a great small town atmosphere. The veggie haggis burger and green curry with prawns were both a generous size, there was...

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Thank Jess M
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Was only in the area for two days and was wanting a cheap, clean hotel with easy access to the surrounding area. The Cairn Hotel met all these criteria and also had very comfortable and well appointed rooms as well. Wasn't anything over the top, but for the price I was paying, I didn't expect it to be, and was...

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Scotland
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Warm and friendly Inn with a lovely open fire in the Bar, which is also popular with the locals so a great atmosphere. Stayed two nights. Ensuite room a wee bit dated but clean, comfortable and spacious and staff were excellent. We arrived on a Sunday so had the 3 course set meal for £15.00, real home cooked fresh food....

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

Additional Information about Cairn Hotel

Address: Main Road, Carrbridge, Aviemore PH23 3AS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Aviemore > Carrbridge
Price Range: €47 - €97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cairn Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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