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Celebrate 50 Years of Aviemore with a New Prize Every Month

Celebrate 50 Years of Aviemore with a New Prize Every Month

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, March, 2015

In November 2015, it will be our 50th anniversary! To celebrate, we’re giving away a fantastic prize each month.

The Hilton Coylumbridge has been around for nearly as long as people have been skiing at the Cairngorm Mountain, and we’re thrilled that we’re still here to welcome new generations of skiers and holidaymakers to Scotland.

A Short History of the Hilton Coylumbridge

Founded in 1964, the Hilton Coylumbridge was built for all the visitors that the recently opened Cairngorm Mountain ski area was bringing into town.

The property was originally separated into two hotels. One was a hostel, the Mountain Lodge, and the other was a 4 star hotel with 133 bedrooms. Guests could stay at the Mountain lodge for £10 a week, including breakfast and dinner, and at the hotel for £20 pound a week! The Mountain Lodge was later converted into hotel staff accommodation.

For over a century, it was the largest hotel in Scotland and it still continues to be one of the largest in the Highlands.

Much has changed since our opening in the 1960’s. We’ve added pools, family suites, the Fun House (a favourite among our younger guests), the Thai Lodge Spa (our Highland Spa Break is an adult favourite) and the Inverdruie Restaurant.

The Woodshed Bar was also refurbished in 2006. As it was originally opened only weeks after The Duke of Edinburgh officially opened the hotel in November 1965, it’s an important part of the Hilton Coylumbridge’s rich history.

You can read more of our story here.

How to Enter the Competition

As we’re giving away prizes every month, you have multiple chances to win! All you have to do is enter on our Facebook page.  To enter, simply add your name and email address to our list. If you share the link after you register, you get an additional entry for every one of your friends that registers!

In March, we’re giving away 2 tickets for the Funicular Railway at Cairngorm Mountain and an afternoon tea for two (with fizz!) at Hilton Coylumbridge. Make sure to like our Facebook page and check back each month, as we will announce new prizes throughout 2015.