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Fairwinds Hotel

Main Street, Carrbridge, Aviemore PH23 3AA, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Carrbridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed two nights in August. The new owners had been in about a month and made us very welcome. Complimentary Scotch on arrival a v pleasant touch. Good breakfast and a very spacious comfortable room. Didn't use the honesty bar but it was a nice touch, along with the complimentary cake every day. Lovely setting, quiet with local walks... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the fairwinds. They are under new ownership but we were still able to meet Lindsay and Allison as they were helping out the new owners. This place was very nice, clean and in a good location to visit the Cairngorms and whiskey distileries. The town was very small but had a quaint pub that we visited... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights. New owners were friendly and welcoming. We were very comfortable and well looked after...breakfasts were nicely cooked and plentiful. Room spacious and comfortable .. All very clean. We would certainly be very happy to stay again if in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great lodges in a perfect location, short walk from Landmark so ideal if visiting with kids. Lodges are clean and well equipped. Grounds are kept lovely. Would visit again without hesitation. Very reasonably priced

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

A lovely place sat in the middle of peaceful grounds. We all enjoyed walks in the woods looking for wildlife. Rooms were large, comfortable and clean. Homemade cake in the rooms was a perfect touch. We were in Osprey and our friends were in a room on the ground floor which was like a self contained flat. Lyndsay and Alison... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I come to Scotland every year with a walking group and Fairwinds Chalets are amongst the best chalets we've stayed in. They're in a lovely location in the hotel grounds, situated around a pond and surrounded by mature pine trees. There are red squirrels in the grounds, and owls can be heard in the evening. The chalets themselves are attractively... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Nice warm welcome, shown menu on arrival and meal was cooked to perfection. Enjoyed the welcoming dram! We wound down after a busy day (and a lot of travelling) chatting to the other guests in the comfortable conservatory and when bed finally called we slept like logs! Again, breakfast was perfect and my wife particularly enjoyed the fresh fruit available.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Not our first visit to Fairwinds, and definitely not our last. Food to die for in a gorgeous location - so quite and peaceful. Our hosts Lindsay and Alison catered for our every need. A lovely touch is the honesty bar. Sublime!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

It was nice to stay in the midst of a peaceful atmosphere with very spacious and comfortable rooms.Everything was clean and the owners were warm and attentive.They had decent variety for breakfast and dinner along with options to choose from.The setting was beautiful too with trees and red squirrels.Overall good value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Set back from the road, Fairwinds Hotel provided just what we needed for our final stay of our much needed holiday. We arrived to find red squirrels on the feeder which delayed us leaving the car because our view was so good! Our room was exceptionally comfortable and the service and food at both dinner and breakfast was delicious and... More

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Address: Main Street, Carrbridge, Aviemore PH23 3AA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Aviemore > Carrbridge
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Fairwinds Hotel Aviemore
Fairwinds Hotel Carrbridge, Scotland

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Fairwinds is a small owner run hotel in the Highland village of Carrbridge at the north end of The Cairngorm National Park. The Hotel and Chalets sit in 7 acres of peaceful, private grounds which are surrounded by mature woodlands and are a haven for wildlife including red squirrels, roe deer and numerous bird species including crossbills. The Hotel offers high quality serviced accommodation in 5 individual bedrooms. Quality toiletries by Arran Aromatics, heavyweight towels, bed linens by Dorma, bottled water and tea/coffee making facilities,ipod docking, TV and free wifi: all are standard within the guest rooms. The 6 self catering chalets are positionned around our private lochan and offer the opportunity for guests to cater for themselves. Carrbridge is ideally situated off the A9, just 6 miles north of Aviemore and 23 miles south of Inverness. ... more   less 
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