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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly ski hotel with a full-service spa



Conveniently near skiing facilities, this Aviemore hotel is located in the mountains, within 3 mi (5 km) of Speyside Wildlife and Craigellachie National Nature Reserve, and close to winter sports such as cross-country skiing and skiing lessons. Cairngorm Reindeer Centre and Loch an Eilein are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Hotel Features

After a day on the slopes, return to Macdonald Aviemore Highland Hotel to dine at the restaurant, drink at the bar/lounge, and enjoy comforts including an indoor pool and a full-service spa.

Room Amenities

All 151 rooms provide 24-hour room service, WiFi, and satellite TV. Hair dryers, ironing boards, and desks are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Indulge in a treatment at the full-service spa or enjoy a swim in the indoor swimming pool after a day on the slopes. Macdonald Aviemore Highland Hotel helps provide the perfect winter holiday with ski storage, ski equipment rentals, and shopping on site. When the sun goes down, sip après-ski drinks in the hotel's bar.

Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A complimentary breakfast is offered. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This ski hotel also offers a children's pool, a health club, and a sauna. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Macdonald Aviemore Highland Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • Conference center 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Health club 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 151 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Ski storage 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Picnic area 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered.

Aspects Restaurant - This fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Spey Valley Bar-Carvery - This family restaurant serves breakfast and lunch.

Laggan Whisky Bar - Onsite bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, and a steam room.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, or fitness facility without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sledding nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Ski equipment rentals on site 

Spa Services

Vital Spa has 4 treatment rooms. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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