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Fairwinds Hotel

Main Street, Carrbridge, Aviemore PH23 3AA, Scotland
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I agree with Henry F and Charles C and others. The new owners say they are not intending to compete with the restaurants nearby, by retaining what was there before. Wise I think as this is well catered for (so to speak) in Carrbridge and nearby Aviemore. Having said that the best part of the Guest house/Hotel? was the breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We stayed two nights. Room was comfortable and quiet. The hotel is set way back from the road that goes through town and backs on a wooded area with walking trails. The place feels a bit "dated" (think 1950s or 60s) but worked for us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

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 August 8, 2014

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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London, United Kingdom
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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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glasgow
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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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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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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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Chester, United Kingdom
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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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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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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Address: Main Street, Carrbridge, Aviemore PH23 3AA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Aviemore > Carrbridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
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Fairwinds Hotel Carrbridge, Scotland

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