“For a true Scotland experience with real Scottish Hospitality,
The Rowan Tree Country Hotel
has it all”
Hotel Review Scotland.com
The Rowan Tree Hotel in Aviemore - all your questions answered
Here to help you in planning your stay with us are some answers to most frequently asked questions. If you do not see what you need here, just contact us.
How Far are we from Aviemore?
You will find us just 2 miles south of Aviemore alongside the old Great North Road (B9152), no more than 2 minutes from the southerly Aviemore turning off the new A9.
Free, onsite, car parking for up to 30 cars
We can arrange car hire locally from Aviemore - contact us
During your stay you’re welcome to use our laundry room for ironing and pressing. We are happy to do light laundry in return for a small donation to a local charity.
The hotel is completely non-smoking.
Currency and credit cards accepted
We accept £ sterling, travellers cheques (us$, sterling and Euros) for a 10% handling charge, Visa, Mastercard, Delta, Switch, Solo, Electron (not accepted for securing a booking) All cheques require to be accompanied by a valid bank card. We are happy to arrange account facilities for corporate customers.
Medical and dental
24 local doctor/medical services available nearby. Dentist within 16 miles.
Well behaved dogs of any kind are welcome, subject to a nightly charge of £3.50 per animal. If you are brining your dog with you, please don’t forget to bring their bedding, food and bowl. Dogs are not allowed in the Restaurant or Breakfast room.
You are welcome to exercise your dog on the grounds outside the Hotel, but please remember to “scoop the poop” a bin is provided for disposal.
We can cater for special diets, but advance notice is preferred. Vegetarian options are available at all times in our restaurant.
Children and families
Family rooms are available. Charges, when sharing with parents
Cots and high chairs are available. We do not have baby listening facilities.
Packed and picnic meals
Packed lunch menus are available – must be ordered by 20.00 the previous evening.
Booking and Cancellation Policy
To book a room here at The Rowan Tree we prefer to ask for a credit or debit card guarantee to secure the booking. For 3 rooms or more we require a £25.00 deposit per room (non refundable).
If you cancel your reservation within 3 days of the confirmed date of arrival, we reserve the right to make a cancellation charge of £25.00 per person. if booking is cancelled with in 48 hours we reserve the right to take full payment. Cancellations more than 4 days prior, will not incur a cancellation charge.
What is and is not included in price .
All quoted prices are inclusive of VAT at the ruling rate. There is no service charge. Gratuities are at the customers’ discretion.
Check in and out
Earliest check in 15.00, or earlier by prior arrangement
Latest check out – 10.30 or later by prior arrangement only where possible
Useful transport numbers and links
Bremners Taxis – (01479) 810141 hire taxis and minibuses with driver.
Scotrail – www.scotrail.co.uk
GNER trains – www.gner.com
Easyjet – www.easyjet.com
Ryanair – www.ryanair.com
Citylink coaches – www.citylink.co.uk
We can help you plan distillery visits, steam railway trips, nature trails, guided walks and a host of outdoor and adventure activities on the local estates and surrounding countryside, rivers, hills and mountains.
We have also have a links with Aviemore Highland Resort and for a small fee (family pass 2 adults 2 children) you are welcome to use their facilities which include the swimming pool with flumes and wave machine, steam room, Jacuzzi and saunas and if you need to burn off a few extra calories you are also welcome to use the fitness room.
Permits can be brought at the Hotel to fish on Loch Alvie with Trout, Pike and Eel Fishing. Permits can also be bought for the excellent local salmon and Sea Trout fishing near by.
Can be stored in our safe at reception
Communications – email, fax, modem &c facilities
Internet access and email facilities are available at reception.
Special occasions – if you’re celebrating one during your stay....we can make it memorable....
Champagne, chocolates, flowers, roses, Celebration Cake, Madonna’s piper.