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Macdonald Highlands Hotel in Aviemore

Macdonald Aviemore Resort, off Grampian Road, Aviemore, Inverness-shire, PH221PN, UK
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  • Free Wifi
    Free Wifi
  • Disabled Rooms
    Disabled Rooms
  • Lift
    Lift
  • On Site Golf
    On Site Golf
  • Leisure with pool
    Leisure with pool
  • Activities
    Activities
  • Public Transport Nearby
    Public Transport Nearby

The Macdonald Highlands Hotel , Aviemore is the main hotel within the Resort Complex. Family friendly with extensive leisure

Fiona BeatonTravel Trade Executive
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Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
    Free Wifi
  • Disabled Rooms
    Disabled Rooms
  • Lift
    Lift
  • On Site Golf
    On Site Golf
  • Leisure with pool
    Leisure with pool
  • Activities
    Activities
  • Public Transport Nearby
    Public Transport Nearby

Number of Bedrooms: 151

Parking Spaces: 100

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 4pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Macdonald Highlands Hotel in Aviemore is a relaxing, stylish 4-star hotel located within the impressive Macdonald Aviemore Resort.
This 4 star hotel in the Highlands boasts 151 luxurious ensuite bedrooms many with views across Aviemore and the surrounding resort. The Macdonald Hotel Aviemore is ideal for those travelling for business or leisure.

Scottish Steak House is the Highlands Hotel own signature restaurant and serves a delicious menu that utilises the best quality Scottish produce and fine wines. During your stay you also have the option to dine at one of the many other restaurants and bars that are part of the Macdonald Resort.

Enjoy direct access to Spey Valley Leisure & Spa at the Macdonald Hotel Aviemore, where you can rest assured that you’d be well and truly relaxed.

You'll find everything you need and more at Macdonald Aviemore Resort - luxury brand shopping, 3D cinema viewing, top-class restaurants, state-of-the-art leisure arena and for golfers, the Spey Valley Championship Golf Course.

The Macdonald Hotel Aviemore offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.

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Bedrooms

tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Trouser Press
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Ground Floor Rooms
tick Wifi
tick Family Room for 3
tick Family Room for 4
tick Walk In Showers

The Macdonald Highlands Hotel offers its guest a choice of 151 bedrooms. Choose from one of the Classic Rooms or make your short break in the Spey Valley special with an upgrade to an Executive Room.

The Classic Rooms at the Highlands Hotel feature comfortable beds, fine toiletries and an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower.

As well as the great features of the Classic Rooms the Executive Rooms have the added benefits of robes and slippers in the room to give you that home away from home feel.

Bar & Restaurant

tick Satellite (Public Spaces)
tick TV
tick TV with Sky Channels
tick Games Room
tick Children's Soft Play Area

At the Macdonald Aviemore Resort, guests can choose one of the Resort's many restaurants including Scottish Steak House, Osprey Bar & Kitchen and the Spey Valley Sports Bar and Carvery. Whether you want a relaxed family dinner, a healthy poolside snack, a sophisticated dinner for two, or a mouth-watering steak, you'll find the perfect restaurant Macdonald Aviemore Resort.

The team of chefs are dedicated to serving only the highest quality food. They believe in using only the finest and freshest produce, planning to season and ensuring wherever possible UK produce comes first.

Set yourself up for the day ahead with a full Scottish breakfast, prepared from the finest local produce and free-range eggs. Or for something lighter, select a fresh fruit salad, cereals or warm croissants from the continental buffet

Seasonal menus ensure a fresh, varied selection of dishes and because quality tastes better we only serve corn-fed poultry, grass-fed beef and wild white fish in the restaurants.

The interior boasts an elegant, warm décor, crisp table linen and views over the terrace and Macdonald Aviemore Resort, a perfect setting for a romantic meal or civilised breakfast.

The Daily Menu is included for guests staying on a Dinner, Bed & Breakfast basis, however if you would like to select from the A La Carte menu for any course supplements will apply to your final bill.


OPENING TIMES
Breakfast
· 7.30am-10.30am
Dinner
· 6.30pm-9.30pm

Giovanni's Italian Ristorante
Giovanni's Italian Ristorante located at the Macdonald Aviemore Inn offers guests a real taste of Italy, right at the heart of Macdonald Aviemore Resort. The Italian restaurant is open for dinner all year round from Friday to Sunday, and daily during peak periods. The restaurant serves authentic Italian pizza and pasta dishes, all complemented by a fabulous wine list, including fine Italian wines and quality beers.

Sample menu at Giovanni's Italian Ristorante

The Aviemore Inn’s restaurant offers guests an engaging atmosphere, in a relaxed and informal environment for carefree dining.

Spey Valley Carvery at Macdonald Aviemore Resort
Spey Valley Carvery is open daily for a wholesome buffet breakfast from 7.30am until 10am and lunches from 12.00pm until 2.30pm. Serving homemade soups, snacks, salads, daily carvery, hot meals and drinks, it excels at relaxed family dining and makes an ideal refuelling stop after a shopping spree.

Sample Menu at the Spey Valley Carvery 

Scottish Steak Club at Macdonald Aviemore Resort
Treat yourself to a mouth-watering steak at Scottish Steak Club within Spey Valley Golf & Country Club, just one mile from Macdonald Aviemore Resort. The restaurant boasts stunning views of the lake and surrounding woodland, along with a relaxed country club atmosphere. All of the beef is traditionally aged for a minimum of 21 days and hand cut by highly skilled butchers using time-honoured techniques.
· Meals served from 9am until 9.30pm

Sample menu at the Steak Club

Spey Valley Sports Bar at Macdonald Aviemore Resort
Just through from the Main Resort Reception and next to Spey Valley Shopping and Spey Valley 3D Cinema, Spey Valley Sports Bar is the ideal place to relax with a drink and 3D Sky Sports.

The Laggan Whisky Bar at Macdonald Aviemore Resort
The Scottish Highlands are famous for their whisky distilleries and Aviemore is no exception. Specialising in malt whisky, the cosy Laggan bar in the Macdonald Highlands Hotel sports over 60 local Speyside malts, and as winner of the Best Wee Dram Hotel Club awards in 2011, you can't leave before trying one or two!

The knowledgeable bar staff will help advise you on the best one to try to suit your tastes. If you prefer, ask our bartender to whip up your favourite cocktail. Feeling peckish? Choose a light meal or snack from the lounge bar menu.

Leisure

tick Fitness Suite
tick Sauna
tick Steam Room
tick Beauty Treatments
tick Indoor Heated Swimming Pool
tick Children's Pool

Enjoy use of the Spey Valley Leisure Arena during your stay at the Macdonald Highlands Hotel. The Leisure Complex is located a short 2 minute walk away.

The Leisure Club is home to a 25m-lagoon pool with giant flume, luxury spa and gym.
Let your cares float away in the spa as the fully trained therapists pamper you with feel-good massages, soothing facials and luxurious manicures. Or why not work on your fitness in our state-of-the-art Technogym.

The kids will love the flume, even if you don't fancy going in yourself, you can watch on from the poolside café.

Opening Hours:
Pool: 08.00 - 20.00
Gym: 08.00 - 21.00
Flume: 10.00 - 17.30 (Sat/Sun & school holidays), 13:00 - 16:40 (Mon-Fri)

Location & Directions

Directions to the Macdonald Highlands at Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Aviemore

Just off the A9

200 metres from the bus stop

25.7 miles from Inverness Airport

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Please check in at Highlands Hotel Reception. Please refer to Bedroom description for details on bookings for Families at the Macdonald Highlands Hotel Guests staying on a Dinner, Bed & Breakfast basis can choose selected dishes from our a' la carte menu. Some dishes carry a supplement which will be added to your bill
Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Tennis
tick Horse Riding
tick Clay Pigeon Shooting
tick Nature Reserves
tick Skiing
tick Cycling
tick Fishing
tick Shooting
tick Childrens Play Area
tick Wildlife Watching
tick Water Sports
tick Cinema

The Macdonald hotels Aviemore resort is the perfect location for anyone who enjoys outdoor activities.

Aviemore and the Cairngorms are famous for ski slopes and hiking trails, and the resort also includes the 18-hole, par-72 Spey Valley Championship Golf Course, where beginners and pros can enjoy breathtaking views as they play.

The Macdonald Resorts Spey Valley Leisure Arena is also home to Smarty Art Pottery Painting, Highland Physiotherapy, Teen Zone Arcade and 3-storey soft play maze.

Spey Valley Shopping
Situated in the heart of Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park, Macdonald’s Aviemore Resort's shop first opened its doors in Spring 2005 offering a selection of exclusive gifts, clothing and accessories. Spey Valley Shopping is now a well-loved and respected retail destination stocking a wide variety of luxury brand clothing, homewares and gifts.

The location within Macdonald Aviemore Resort creates a unique shopping experience, without which no trip to the Highlands is complete.

· Open Daily 9am-6pm

THINGS TO DO IN THE AREA

Loch Ness & Urquhart Castle, near Inverness
Skiing and Snowboarding at Glenshee
Highland Wildlife Park
Cawdor Castle
Dalwhinnie Distillery

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