Craigellachie Hotel

3 star rating Victoria Street Craigellachie 1 mile from Aberlour, Speyside

Aberlour Moray AB38 9SR

A chance to relish the sheer indulgence of a by-gone era and to taste some of the finest Malt Whiskies in the world.

Those entering Craigellachie will be struck by the grand and very striking Craigellachie Hotel that rises out of the rock on which this pretty Speyside village stands. A hundred yards away Thomas Telford’s wrought iron-bridge curls protectively over the mighty Spey River that rushes beneath it. From Spring onwards it is full of trout and the banks river are dotted with local ‘gillies’ and dozens of animated anglers – often coming from the four corners of the globe to cast here. Any review of the Craigellachie hotel wouldn’t be complete with mentioning the bar. The world renowned Quaich Bar boasts 700 different Single Malt Scotch Whiskies, ranging in price from three pounds to three-hundred pounds.

  • Popular with ramblers and Malt Whisky enthusiasts alike.
  • The hotel enjoys one of the most peaceful settings in the Central Highlands.
  • An elegant property that that boasts a grand classical design.
  • The Craigellachie is central to Hans Offringa’s malt-whisky bible, ‘The Road To Craigellachie’.
  • The hotel also played host to the International Peace talks of 2003.

Travellers in Speyside find it difficult to ignore this big bright shaft of ivory white emerging from the rows of lofty pines that line the lush fringes of the A 95. It's a lavish 3 star property where guests can look forward to a true home from home, with heaps of space, comfortable furnishings and modern conveniences such as wireless Internet access, TV, direct dial phone and tea/coffee making facilities.

The hotel offers exceptional dining in the AA Rosette awarded Ben Aigen Restaurant, which serves a mouth-watering selection of traditional dishes in sophisticated yet relaxed surroundings of Craigellachie.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1340881204

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Little more than 40 minutes away are the bright lights and ski slopes of Aviemore and just twenty-five minutes in the opposite direction, the glorious white sandy beaches and awesome curlers of Lossiemouth

  • 24hr check-in
  • Welcomes pets
  • Nearest train station: Keith Rail Station 9.7 miles
  • Satellite/Cable TV
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