wsDirectory Accommodation

Aviemore and the Cairngorms

including Badenoch & Strathspey

Newtonmore - Strathspey Mountain Hostel

Located in the centre of Newtonmore and within easy reach of the Cairngorms and Monadhliath mountains, Strathspey Mountain Hostel is an STB 2 star hostel, fully double glazed, re-roofed and rewired, with comprehensive modern insulation throughout. The hostel is a member of the STB Eco-Tourism Scheme and of The Independent Hostels and Backpackers Scotland (IHBS) Group. We are also a member of the STB Disabled Access Scheme (level 2). We have been awarded the bronze award in the VisitScotland Green Business Tourist Scheme. Our facilities are suitable for families, individuals and groups and a warm welcome is assured. Unlike the SYHA we have no daytime curfew restrictions or rules on drinking in the hostel. The owners are long standing members of RSPB, Greenpeace, Sustrans, MLTB, BASI and BCU and can provide excellent local information. Strathspey Mountain Hostel, Main Street, Newtonmore, Inverness-shire, PH20 1DR. Tel: 01540 673694.

Newtonmore - Alvey House Hotel.

Bill and Alison Mason welcome you to Alvey House, a friendly small hotel with spectacular mountain views, situated 20 minutes from Aviemore. We provide excellent cuisine and hospitality in a relaxing atmosphere. Evening meals are freshly cooked and there is a well stocked cellar offering a good choice of wines. There are seven newly decorated ensuite bedrooms with colour TV, tea/coffee trays and hairdryers, a relaxing lounge with open fire, an elegant dining room and a sun room. Drying room/equipment store and laundry facilities also available. The surrounding area offers walking and climbing to suit all tastes and abilities with over 60 Munros ranging from 5-55 minutes drive of the hotel. Experienced walkers ourselves, we welcome walking groups and, in partnership with Walkabout Scotland ( we provide guided walking holidays for groups of 8-16. Alvey House Hotel, Golf Course Road, Newtonmore, PH20 1AT. Tel/fax 01540 673260/673003. Website:

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