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Macdonald Highlands Hotel

Aviemore Highlands, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
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Ranked #6 of 11 Hotels in Aviemore
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
maureen458 Glasgow, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well what a waste of £124 (we booked on Expedia). The McDonald Aviemore hotel complex is large, confusing and badly sign posted. It took us some time to find the right building. When we did find the hotel the reception area was also hard to find and it had poor access. Don't take your luggage to reception as more than... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned home after a very good weekend here .overall very nice, rooms abit on the tight side although very comfortable. The hotel is like a maze and very badly signposted inside, we kept bumping into other guests who were also lost. Breakfast was also very good. Very handy for village amenities .

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Glasgow
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The day before our arrival at the Macdonald resort I received a phone call to say we had been upgraded from the Strathspey hotel to the Highlands hotel so was looking forward to my stay. On arrival we found there to be not emough parking facilities for this hotel which was causing problems for most people arriving so not a... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in a stunning location and close to many attractions. The hotel room itself was nice and clean, the only thing that let it down were the foreign staff in the restaurant. They could hardly speak any English, they all seemed to have their own job and if you asked them a question out of the ordinary, you... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trip was booked using vouchers received for a birthday present. Overall the hotel is very good, the room was a good size and clean with all necessary requirements. Requests for additional coffee and toiletries was quickly provided and staff were very friendly and courteous. Breakfast was very good choice buffet style with a very friendly chef serving up freshly... More 

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24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were given a nice welcome and then told where to find our room. You had to enter the building via an open fire door and then walk downstairs to our bedroom. The room was okay but for the amount paid not up to standard. The bathroom was small with no where to hang wet towels as radiator was tiny.... More 

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Blackpool
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here 2 nights, the room was clean though a little small. The decor was A bit dated especially in the bar. We ordered room service which was good. The service was impeccable. All the staff we encountered were polite and helpful. Breakfast was a tasty and plentiful. Would definitely recommend to others.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from my third stay at this hotel, and was pleased it was as good as ever. I stayed in a family room, and was a wee bit disappointed it had not been included in the recent room refurbishments, but it was still clean and comfortable, with bags of room. New carpets and TVs have been provided throughout, and... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel last weekend. We enjoyed our stay but it had both pros and cons Pros; We arrived early and the hotel checked us in no questions asked; The room was well furnished in a traditional manner; The staff were all polite and helpful; The breakfast was to a high standard and a buffet; and The hotel... More 

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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here at the moment, loving every second of it, purchased as a trip for my family as part of a deal on Amazon local for a two night stay in the luxury cabins. Cannot fault the resort so far. Love the macdonalds chains and I am having my wedding in one of them like them so much. Cabins are out... More 

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