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MacDonald Highlands Hotel

The Macdonald Highlands Hotel is a relaxing, stylish 4-star hotel situated in the very heart of Macdonald Aviemore Resort. Boasting 151 luxurious rooms and its own signature restaurant, the Highlands Hotel is ideal for those travelling for business or pleasure. The MacDonald Aviemore Resort is home to 7 restaurants and bars, a golf course and modern leisure centre. The range of dining options include an authentic Italian restaurant, a traditional Scottish steakhouse and a sports bar. The Laggan Bar offers over 60 malt whiskies, and room service is also available. Guests can relax in the spa, with its sauna, steam room and spa bath. There is also a fitness centre, beauty salon and play zone, and the impressive indoor swimming pool has a water slide and wave machine. The Aviemore Highland is surrounded by beautiful Inverness-Shire countryside. Inverness and the stunning Loch Ness are within a 45-minute drive. Free parking is available on site.

Rooms & Amenities

24-hour room service and stunning views are just two highlights of your room at the Macdonald Aviemore Highland Hotel. Situated in an idyllic, scenically beautiful location, the hotel is an excellent solution for guests looking for a family-friendly adventure in Aviemore. All Guestrooms Feature:
  • Available Wifi Internet Access
  • Television
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Trouser Press
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea & Coffee Hospitalty Tray
  • Fine Toiletries
  • 24-Hour Room Service


Aspects Restaurant & Bar: Aspects is Macdonald Aviemore Resort's signature restaurant, offering a delicious menu that utilizes the best quality Scottish produce and fine wines. Seasonal menus ensure a fresh, varied selection of dishes and because quality tastes better only corn-fed poultry, grass-fed beef and wild white fish are served in the restaurant. The interior boasts an elegant, warm décor, crisp table linen and views over the terrace and Macdonald Aviemore Resort; a perfect setting for a romantic meal or civilized breakfast. Giovanni's Italian Ristorante: Giovanni's Italian Ristorante offers our guests a real taste of Italy, right at the heart of Macdonald Aviemore Resort. Giovanni's is open for dinner all year round Friday and Saturday night, and daily during peak periods. The restaurant serves authentic Italian pizza and pasta dishes, all complemented by a fabulous wine list, including fine Italian wines and quality beers. Giovanni's offers guests an engaging atmosphere, in a relaxed and informal environment for care-free dining. If you're feeling peckish and don't fancy leaving the comfort of your luxury guestroom, simply pick up the phone and place your order for an express pizza delivery from Giovanni's! Scottish Steak Club: True to the hotel's Scottish heritage, the beef served at the Scottish Steak Club comes from fully accredited Scottish farms and supplied by Scotbeef - suppliers to the highest quality retailers in the country.  The beef is then traditionally aged for a minimum of 21 days on the bone and hand cut by highly skilled butchers using time-honoured techniques, delivering the perfect Scottish Steak Club experience. Delectable burgers are also served, and the Club has worked hard to source the finest blend of Scottish prime beef, with a subtle blend of herbs and spices to prepare the perfect burger. Spey Valley Carvery: Located near the Main Resort Reception and next to Spey Valley Shopping and Spey Valley 3D Cinema, Spey Valley Carvery is open daily during peak season for a wholesome buffet breakfast from 7.30am until 10am and lunches from 12.00pm until 2.30pm. Serving homemade soups, snacks, salads, daily carvery, hot meals and drinks, it excels at relaxed family dining and makes an ideal refuelling stop after a shopping spree.