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Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Highland Resort, Aviemore | Inverness-shire, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
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Ranked #5 of 8 hotels in Aviemore
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
skiboy_robertson Peterhead , Scotland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Peterhead , Scotland
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79 reviews 79 reviews
51 hotel reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We are just home from a superb weeks holiday in Aviemore . We did many outdoor activities during that time with the play park and 5 a-side football pitch at the Macdonald Highland resort being a tremendous place for our two lads to let off some steam. We also enjoyed the indoor swimming pool with flume which was a fab... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to book a last minute trip and got a good deal at this hotel. When we arrived we were greeted by a lovely receptionist who was very helpful and polite. The room was quite small but was very clean with a big comfy bed. The staff we met on our stay we're all very friendly and helpful. And... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in highlands hotel which was okay. Having read the info on all the resort I expected better standard of room, service and food. It was an 'okay' stay for the 3 of us but we felt it could have been made more memorable. It's not one of the most friendly macdonald hotels we have experienced It has the ability... More

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General M, Manager at Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on trip advisor. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed the cinema and found the staff in here to be friendly. Duncan and Hanna are very good and are valued members of the team. We have a number of refurbishment programmes under way in the hotel. This week we have just launched our new... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at the resort in a deluxe room on 7th July for one night during a short road trip around Scotland. When we arrived at the edge of the resort it was unclear which building we were booked in to. I checked with the first hotel in the resort and was pointed to the Highlands Hotel.... More

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General M, Manager at Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on trip advisor. I am sorry to hear that you felt that the hotel did not meet your needs. On your next visit please contact myself on lindsey.randall@macdonald-hotels.co.uk and I will personally deal with your reservation to ensure that your needs are all met. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager More

Bedford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked in for a Spa Day package which stated in the Spa Brochure it included treatments, use of robes/slippers/towels, use of spa facilities, a light lunch and use of leisure facilities. It was a complete waste of money. I arrived at the hotel was taken through to the treatment rooms, was shocked that they actually used hotel bedrooms as... More

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General M, Manager at Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on trip advisor. Firstly please accept my sincere apologies that you have not received a response. I have just started this week and nothing was passed over to me. Thank you for taking the time to resend me your original email. As I explained the resort is under going massive... More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very surprised that we were only told AFTER checking in, that the facilities were cloised (swimming pool). If we had been told at reception then we would have asked to speak to the manager, had our booking cancelled and then went elsewhere. Instead Macdonald resorts made sure they had taken our cash before informing us that facilities were... More

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General M, Manager at Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review on trip advisor. As my Duty Manager said when you called we had to close the pool unexpectedly due to a child vomiting in the pool. At Macdonald Hotels we take health and safety very seriously and it was with regret however necessary that we had to close the pool for a couple of... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Giovanni's Italian Ristorante at the Macdonald Aviemore Resort, tonight 10/07/14. @ 18.45. After giving our order to the waiting staff which was only a main meal for two adults and two meals for our 6 year old twins. We found ourselfs waiting a considerable time for our meal to arrive. After 25 minutes I had to ask the management... More

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General M, Manager at Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on trip advisor. I am sorry to read that you did not enjoy your dining experience with us. Our primary aim here at the resort is to exceed our guest expectations and I am sorry to read that we have not done that on this occasion. I have passed on... More

kirkcaldy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Highland hotel in Aviemore in July 14. The hotel was recently refurbished to a good standard and was pleasantly surprised. Having stayed at this hotel on previous occasions I knew what to expect, the service is excellent and the staff are always on hand if needed. The room itself was very spacious and comfortable and the breakfast... More

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General M, General Manager at Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the time taken to write a review. I am delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful stay with us and found the newly refurbished rooms accommodating. Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff - I know that they will be happy to hear that they made you feel welcome and were... More

Edinburgh
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed to be told when we arrived today that the double we booked has been set up as a twin and can only be moved to a double if we pay £120 more! Poor service and start to our holiday. Expect better from Macdonald Hotels than to be fobbed off with 'read the small print'.

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General M, General Manager at Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the time taken to write a review. I am sorry to hear that you were left feeling dissapointed with your recent stay with us. We always strive for the highest guest service available and I apologise that you did not find this to be the case during your stay with us. If you do wish... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
48 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Booked into room 362 in the inn , very dated room and bathroom seemed to have been decorated by someone who had never done it before , this room was by the lift shaft and every time the lift was used the room shook with a loud rumbling. Not the best recipe for a restful nights sleep. I had the... More

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General M, General Manager at Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a reivew. I am sorry to hear that you had some issues with your room when you arrived but happy that it was dealt with quickly by our staff. Thank you for your words regarding our staff - I am delighted that they were helpful and made you feel welcome.... More

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Address: Highland Resort, Aviemore | Inverness-shire, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Aviemore
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Hotel Class:3 star — Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort 3*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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