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Cairn Hotel

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Main Road, Carrbridge, Aviemore PH23 3 AS, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just needed a Family room, sleeping 4, for one night. Lovely wee place. Decor may be slightly dated, but over all very comfortable, spacious Room. More floor space than a Premier Inn. Breakfast lovely, with local produce, all cooked to order. Definitely value for money .Would recommend.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxed homely vibe to this place, the rooms were clean, great food and staff. For the price it was truly worth it. Dog friendly too. Only negative would be the room we were in (spey) was quite noisy around 11pm - midnight due to everyone walking past to go to there rooms.

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Strathdon Aberdeenshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for a drink and meal after an energetic day hillwalking.The Cairn is a decent traditional bar with an open fire and friendly staff who make you feel welcome.A mixture of locals and visitors make up the clientele and there is a lively atmosphere.Food is good and service with a smile.As they say whats not to like? Will definitely... More 

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Dalton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having stayed at numerous places in Scotland, including four star Edinburgh, this is without a doubt the best I have experienced. Ok, it isn't luxury but it is exactly what you pay for, and that is perfect. Extremely friendly and welcoming staff (and locals!), wonderful freshly made home cooked food, delicious breakfast and fantastic rooms. An amazing alternative to Aviemore,... More 

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Southport, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiance and I stopped here for 5 days as we explored the whiskey distilleries in the Highlands. Had a really warm welcome from Gareth and his team, including Luke, Stephen and Norma, and the everyone that we encountered during our stay. We ate there 4 out of the 5 nights as no where else had the quality of food... More 

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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was recently on holiday with my boyfriend and his family and we decided to stop in by the Cairn Hotel in Carrbridge for a few drinks. My boyfriends parents had visited before and had told us how impressed they were so I was eager to see for myself. Well, it did not disappoint! As soon as we entered we... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here on many occasions en route to Orkney and always want to stay longer. Last visit was just before and just after Christmas. As always, the staff were friendly and welcoming, and the rooms are well catered for heating wise with self controlled electric heaters. It's good to have a bar in such a small place, and... More 

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Portree, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been coming here for a number of years due to the charm of the place. The rooms are not all that special. But, it is quite cheap so cannot expect too much. The bar / eating place is so beautiful and rustic. It is a really nice setting and the staff and locals are lovely and friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Booked last minute through late rooms for only £35.00 bed and breakfast. That in itself is very good value, but the hotel is also a very welcoming village pub with at least 3 'real ales' on hand pump. My room was very comfortable with a basic en-suite that was fine for my one night stay. I did not have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I am writing this review having stayed there a second time over new year in the family room we also ate there too we couldnt fault the place and Gareth and staff are first class would recomend this place to anyone who is traveling in the area who needs a place to stay or eat we have booked room again... More 

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