Highlander Hotel

Kingussie Road, Newtonmore, Inverness-shire

Hotel information




  • On the doorstep of the Cairngorms
  • Choice of dining areas and bars
  • Next to the Highland Folk Museum
  • Fantastic base for outdoor activities

Comfy Cairngorms hotel

Set on the doorstep of Cairngorms National Park, the Highlander Hotel in Newtonmore village is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts and appreciators of great scenery. Aviemore is just a half hour drive away.

Guests can expect a warm welcome and true highland hospitality. The hotel is pet friendly with dining spots, a bar and a lounge, as well as ample free parking.

Rooms with Freeview TV

All of the 83 ensuite bedrooms and family rooms have walk-in showers, Freeview TV, tea & coffee making facilities, a hairdryer, phone and free WiFi.

Ground floor rooms are available.

Choice of spaces for dining and relaxing

Guests can dine in the Monarch Restaurant or head for a simple meal in the hotel bar instead. Or if you want your four-legged friend to accompany you, then head for dinner in the Farklers Rest.

Next, you can round off your day by relaxing in the spacious lounge with a wee dram of whisky or one of the local craft gins on offer.

Explore Aviemore and the Cairngorms

The Highlander Hotel is a great base for visiting popular local attractions like the Highland Folk Museum, Highland Wildlife Park and Landmark Forest Theme Park.

Hikers, ramblers and winter sports enthusiasts will adore being right next to the Cairngorms, while cyclists will be in their element at Laggan Wolftrax Mountain Biking Centre. A range of water sports are available at Loch Insh.

There are three golf courses within 15 miles of the hotel, the closest being in Newtonmore itself. This course follows the natural contours of the River Spey and is mostly easy to navigate parkland.

Shoppers can browse for souvenirs in Aviemore, while whisky lovers can stop off for a wee dram at Dalwhinnie Distillery.

Please check the individual opening times of the restaurants and listed attractions. Some may be seasonal or temporarily closed.

Please also make any arrangements for bringing a pet directly with the hotel.



Kingussie Road




PH20 1AY


Newtonmore Train Station – 1.3 miles Inverness – 45 miles Inverness Airport – 55 miles


General Policies

Cancellation Policy

48 hour cancellation notice required. Failure to provide sufficient notice may forfeit purchase.