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Mackenzies Highland Inn

125 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RL, Scotland
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Ranked #25 of 34 Aviemore B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My colleague and I were on our way to Inverness and we arrived here after a Booking. com search at Carlisle. We both smiled at the interesting decor and mismatch furniture. The beer was fine though and that soon had our attention. The one thing that needs sorting is the massive sign in the front that says ' Book now... More 

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campbeltown,argyll
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going to Aviemore every Easter for about 7 years and every year this place has been getting worse and worse. Arrogant bar staff, especially the manager! And avoid the food at all costs, it was like a microwave meal, and the soup wasn't even hot!! We complained to the bar staff to no avail not even am... More 

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Darvel, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Positives: central location, fabulous breakfast , cheap. Negatives: no staff at night, clients alone in hotel ! First night , domestic fight and polis, second night, next room vomiting all night ! If you want a reasonable bed at a cheap price, this fits the bill. Bring ear plugs and sleeping pills or drink yourself into a stupor .

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

What a dump don't waste your money ,freezing filthy rooms,the whole place is depressing and filthy ,needs total revamp.doors didn't lock ,duvet very thin ,showers damp,the waitress and staff nice though.near town and station

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York, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nothing fancy about this hotel in Aviemore. Busy bar with good range of beer that also serves food and seems to have live music and DJs several nights a week (could be heard in one of our rooms). Friendly staff. Rooms are budget and decor best described as interesting and could so with a bit on maintenance, one bed was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is the worst hotels I have been in, I can't say we stayed in, as we checked out after seeing the room. It was dirty, Cold with no heating, the fire censer was not fitted just the wires where hanging from the ceiling, when the door was looked, one push with a finger was all it took to open.... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We arrived in the beautiful town of of Aviemore in the early afternoon. After checking the price and availability at several locations in the town it was the friendliness of the bartender at the Mackenzie Inn that helped us decide. Our room was clean and neat. Unfortunately it was over the main street into town, where the semi truck noises... More 

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Lancaster
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69 reviews 69 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We stayed here for three nights. The rooms are definitely in need of a spring clean and maybe a handy man. We were offered clean towels everyday and if we wanted anything. Breakfast was good and we ate in the bar two nights and we could not fault the food one bit and was good value for money. The staff... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Stayed here for a night away on Saturday 10th January. Pub itself is nice but the rooms are slightly dated and begining to fall apart. Our bedroom door lock was broken and only just locked .. if someone had tried to open the door with a push the lock would have burst completly. I went to open the window to... More 

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glasgow
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We were in Aviemore for a walking break. This hotel is dated and needs to change their cleaner. The toilet/ bathroom looks as if it hadn't had a good clean in years. The floor and bath had not been cleaned prior to our arrival. We booked a room for 4 adults. We had 2 sets of bump beds with mattresses... More 

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