Originally established as an inn for weary travellers in 1803, the hotel has been sympathetically extended and refurbished over the years.

The famous pack-horse bridge, reputed to be one of the oldest bridges of its kind in Scotland, dating back to 1717, is situated directly opposite the hotel.

 The Carrbridge Hotel, set in the magnificent Spey Valley, is ideally situated, due to its central geographical location, for exploring the Highlands.  Strathspey and Badenoch provide a wealth of facilities and attractions throughout the year for the whole family.

Golfing, loch or river fishing, horse riding, hill walking, mountain biking, canoeing and wind surfing are just some of the vast range of activities available close by.  Aviemore Mountain Resort, at the foot of the Cairngorms, is one of Scotland's leading ski resorts and is only a 20 minutes drive.

Visitor attractions include Landmark Forest Adventure Park, which is only a five minute walk from the hotel, Speyside Heather Centre, Rothiemurchus Highland Estate,  Highland Wildlife Park, Strathspey Steam Railway, Loch Ness, The Malt Whisky Trail, the Castle Trail, Snow Roads and North Coast 500.

Within a two hour drive, North, East or West you can find a diversity of culture - Duff House Country Gallery, Macduff Marine Aquarium, The Moray Firth Coast, Isle of Skye, The Western Isles, Oban and Fortwilliam, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow,The Grampian Highlands and Royal Deeside, Balmoral Castle and Crathie Church are to mention but a  few.