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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with full-service spa and restaurant


This family-friendly Aviemore hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Rothiemurchus Estate Visitor Centre, Speyside Wildlife, and Cairngorm Brewery. Craigellachie National Nature Reserve and Loch an Eilein are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a full-service spa, this hotel has a restaurant and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a sauna are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 108 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers, and TVs with satellite channels. Hair dryers, phones, and ironing boards are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Macdonald Aviemore Hotel features an indoor pool and a health club. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A business center is on site at this 4-star property. 10 meeting rooms are available. This family-friendly hotel also offers a sauna, a children's club, and tour/ticket assistance. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Luggage storage 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Ski passes available 
  • Conference space 
  • Wedding services 
  • Express check-in 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Business center 
  • Express check-out 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • Conference center 
  • Total number of rooms - 108 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Health club 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Children's club 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Garden 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 2000 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Ski storage 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Indoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Phone 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Room service 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

Macdonald Aviemore Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, 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.

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

Spa Services

Vital Spa has 4 treatment rooms. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

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

  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 


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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 9 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

Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib (infant bed) or rollaway bed. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 19.50 for adults and GBP 12.50 for children (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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.

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