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“First class accommodation”
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High Range Hotel
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“First class accommodation”
Reviewed September 10, 2012

Although only a motel the accommodation surpassed many 3/4 star hotels we have stayed in in Scotland. Right from courteous way we were dealt with from when booking on the phone to checking in the staff were pleasant & helpful. Room was well furnished & immaculate & although no breakfast supplied information on places to go was provided & with adequate tea making facilities we were able to utilise food brought with us. Handy Italian restaurant on site providing reasonable selection of pizza & pasta dishes in friendly atmosphere could not be faulted & we would certainly recommend both & would happily go back again.

Room Tip: Rooms to rear possibly have less traffic noise Room 19 recommended
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 9, 2012

Located just a 5-minute walk along the main the road from the centre of Aviemore, this motel is surprisingly comfortable, modern and practical. The rooms are good value for money, specially for a family of 4. There are no breakfast facilities, but you do get tea & coffee in the room. The motel has an Italian restaurant associated with it just 30 yards away which I'd recommend for lunch or dinner.
The only downside was that the walls are not well insulated against sound and you can hear the people in the next room if they speak or snore loudly.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Fleet, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 3, 2012

We stayed for one night whilst touring Scotland. The room we well designed, immaculately clean and comfortable. It was equipped with everything one needs in an hotel room. The Italian restaurant on-site provided a decent meal with friendly service. All in all this is exactly what I expect from a budget hotel.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Combe Martin, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 1, 2012

Really super room of the very highest standard of cleanliness and comfort. Plush curtains, comfy settee, comfortable bed and all really nice furnishings. Three large shining mirrors in the bathroom plus a magnifying shaving mirror. All immaculately clean. We were very impressed with the room and the surrounding of the motel, everywhere so very clean and tidy and in the lovely setting of the lea of a mountain. All much appreciated and would highly recommend. Excellent value.

Room Tip: Our room was excellent and I see no reason to doubt that all of the others would be just as good. Qu...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

Firstly location wise we found this place great. It is located right on the roundabout at the South entrance to Aviemore. This means it is a short stroll of 10 minutes to the twon centre of Aviemore to the North and Rothiemuchus to the East, or 2 minute drive.

We stayed in the hotel part of the complex but it also seemed to have large chalets and camping too. The hotel romm was a good size and spotlessly clean. Its based near a road but it is also quiet so I'd recommend this place to anyone wanting a good value clean base in easy reach of the main attractions and walks.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 19, 2012

We stayed on the campsite on the hotel and must say its the worst campsite we have ever been to. The space we were given to camp was covered in rocks making it impossible to peg down our tent so we had to lend you pegs at £1 per peg -surely these should be provided free as the ground is so insuitable.

The bathrooms are closed for 3 hours each day and you would not know this as there are cobwebs and dead flys all over the windows, also the shower curtain does not fit so you jave a massive puddle outside of the cubicle. You also have to pay a £5 deposit to use the bathrooma

Its also one of the loudest sites i have ever been too. At 10 o'clock last might, when i was trying to get some sleep ahead of a 7 hour drive there was music blasting from another residents car - was this stopped by anyone. No. There should be wardens patrolling to keep noise at a low

Childen and dogs are everywhere on the site making a relaxing holiday impossible.

The staff are no use. Reception is open 8am-10pm, i called in at 8pm to ask a simple question and the polish lady behind the desk told me to come back the following morning to ask her colleague.

In conclusion if you want to waste £23 a night then stay here. But it is the loudest, dirtyest and most unhelpful place i have every stayed.

  • Stayed August 2012
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Perth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 16, 2012

Stayed here with my husband and two young children. Was very impressed by the quality of the room as we didnt pay very much. Very spacious, impeccably clean and bright and fresh. Everything was lovely including the lovely setting. Would definitely return,

Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Property: High Range Hotel
Address: Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1PT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Aviemore
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 25 Specialty Lodging in Aviemore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — High Range Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Newly completed, on the site of the old Motel chalets, this splendid 20 bedroom Motel building contains a selection of outstanding rooms, Double, Twin, Family, Superior and a specially designed and well appointed double room for the disabled. Each spacious bedroom is en-suite and are furnished to a very high standard providing all that is necessary for your comfort, every room has wall mounted LCD Panel Television, DVD player, hair dryer, tea & coffee making facilities as standard. The Family rooms either twin or double beds with a sofa bed; each room will accommodate very comfortably 2 adults and 2 children sharing a sofa bed.Superior rooms have extra quality furnishings, ensures they are both spacious and gracious, with lovely views from the sitting areas. These bedrooms also have a trouser press and safe. ... more   less 
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