Dalrachney Lodge Hotel And Restaurant

Dalrachney Lodge Hotel And RestaurantFormerly a sporting lodge used by members of the Royal Family, this country house hotel and restaurant is ideally situated in the heart of the picturesque Scottish Highlands. Dalrachney Lodge Hotel and Restaurant offers 4-star facilities and services in a magnificent setting, centrally located for a memorable stay amongst typical Scottish countryside. Dating from 1845, the lodge is today set in 16 acres of peaceful surroundings, bordered on 2 sides by the River Dulnain. No modern extensions or accommodation annexes will be found here - only the original buildings. The hotel is situated on the outskirts of the historic village of Carrbridge, close to the train station and easily accessible from the A9 that leads to the city of Inverness. Queen Victoria once described the village as ‘the jewel of the North’ and when you come to stay at the hotel you will soon realise why.


The rooms at the hotel have been individually furnished and decorated to enhance their character. A mix of double, twin and family rooms ensure that the hotel meets your particular requirements, also in respect of non-smokers. Superior rooms are generously proportioned with seating areas. All rooms are equipped with standard 4-star facilites and have private bathrooms and/or showers with complimentary toiletries. There are views over the grounds and the river to the Cairngorm Mountains.

Hotel details

Dating from 1845, Dalrachney Lodge was, up to 1970, a sporting lodge central to one of Scotland’s largest estates. Additions were made to the building through the turn of the century, linking the Victorian and Edwardian periods. Many members of the Royal Family have stayed here as private guests of the Estate owner, including King George V who was a keen sportsman. His gun cart as used here can be seen in a local museum.

General information

Rating : 4 stars
Size : 23 rooms
Currency : GBP
Check-in: from 13:00 to 22:00
Check-out : 08:00 to 11:00


  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Garden
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Valet Parking
  • Heating
  • Luggage Storage
  • Gay Friendly
  • Ski Storage
  • All Public and Private spaces non-smoking


  • Golf Course (within 3 km)
  • Fishing
  • Skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Library
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Bowling
  • Horse Riding
  • Ski School


  • Room Service
  • Internet Services
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Packed Lunches
  • Car Hire
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Included


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Food & Beverages

The hotel offers a bistro bar for informal dining, and a restaurant for more formal dining.


Wi-fi is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge. 


Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). 


Pets are not allowed. 

Location & area


Grantown Road, Village
PH23 3AT Carrbridge


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Area information

A number of activities are available in Carrbirdge and Aviemore (10km). The hustle and bustle of central Inverness is a 20 minute drive away.

Travel information

The hotel is located 2 km off the A9 central Highland trunk route (Perth to Inverness), 23 miles south of Inverness and 5 miles north of Aviemore. By Car: - Take the Carrbridge exit off the A9 and follow signs to Carrbridge. - The hotel is located and signed directly opposite the Carrbridge Golf Course on the A938 set back from the road in its own grounds.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

Please note, if cancelled, modified or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

100 percent of the first night will be charged on the day of booking and is non-refundable. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

17.5 % VAT is included.  Service charge is not applicable.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Breakfast is included in the room rate. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing bedding.  All children under 2 years stay free of charge for cots.  There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.  Maximum capacity of babycots in a room is 1. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy