Get an overview of this hotelFamily ski hotel with 5 restaurants


Conveniently near skiing facilities, this Aviemore hotel is located in the mountains within 3 mi (5 km) of Cairngorm Brewery, Speyside Wildlife, and Rothiemurchus Estate Visitor Centre. Craigellachie National Nature Reserve is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.

Hotel Features

Spend your day on the slopes, and return to Macdonald Aviemore Highland Hotel to take a dip in an indoor pool and relax in massage/treatment rooms.

Room Amenities

All 151 rooms provide free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and satellite TV. Guests will also find hair dryers and ironing boards.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

After a day on the slopes, enjoy a swim in the indoor swimming pool or use the hotel's other facilities, including a health club and a steam room. Macdonald Aviemore Highland Hotel helps provide the perfect ski vacation with ski storage, ski equipment rentals, and shopping on site. When the sun goes down, sip après-ski drinks in one of the hotel's 2 bars/lounges.

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This ski hotel also offers a children's pool and a children's club. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Macdonald Aviemore Highland Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • Conference center 
  • Computer station 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Health club 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 151 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Picnic area 
  • Ski storage 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Children's club 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

Giovannis - This restaurant serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Spey Valley Carvery - This family restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

Scottish Steak Club - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare.

Spey Burger Aviemore - This restaurant serves dinner only.

Osprey Alehouse Kitchen - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves dinner only.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, or fitness facility without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Sledding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Ski equipment rentals on site 

Spa Services

Vital Spa has 4 treatment rooms. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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