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Macdonald Aviemore Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   | Inverness-shire, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
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Ranked #8 of 11 Hotels in Aviemore
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After having stayed at the resort in Febuary 2014 + having a really great time or stay in November 2014 was just an over all terrible experience with poor facilities + unhelpful staff , am still waiting for an for my very long list of complaints to be dealt with !!! would be very wary of booking a 3rd stay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we visited for the Santa Weekend and all the entertainment staff were fantastic. The hotel staff were very good as well. The only down side was the restaurants, the food and service in Giovannis was terrible for us. The main restaurant is good although food is repetitive. Breakfast is excellent with a great choice. Santa Weekend is well worth it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are a family of 5 ( 2ad 3ch ages 4,9,16) We ALL had a totally fantastic magical weekend Staff are super friendly food excellent in all 3 restaurants mine and my husbands favourite was aspects and the kids loved the Spey valley Buffett Panto was great laugh and we had a great time at the Paddington movie Kids used... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic experience and having genuine snow was the icing on the cake. Well thought out santa (kids) experience. Fantastic value for money. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. Hotel us well set out with plenty of facilities for adults and kids alike. The pantomime was brilliant and thoroughly enjoyable as was the evening entertainment. The kids had a ball... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel room nothing glam, very dated and tired looking but clean and efficient for our needs. Resort itself was very good and boasts a cinema, pool, soft play, Santa experience was fab and plenty to do for the kids couldn't ask for more really would definitely recommend to families.

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Cowdenbeath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great entertainment for kids, great choice of shows and loads for kids to do. Staff were very good and facilities are excellent for all the family. Will definitely be going back for another family break

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Glasgow
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The rooms were the best bit. although small they were clean and obviously had been upgraded recently the breakfast was also decent. Unfortunately that's where it ends. The swimming pool was freezing and really didn't have much to offer. The steam room and sauna were also cold. The soft play was ok for a hotel although there was no ball... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

No entertainment, 1 restaurant open fire alarm went off twice, pillows are dreadful, some staff couldn't be bothered, looked for an upgrade manager asked about kids then seemed to bump up the price, room was cold

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous weekend for the kids. Good choice of restaurants and loads for the kids to do that are included in the package. All the areas had a lovely christmassy feel to them with trees and decorations everywhere. We'll be going back next year!

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted to read your review about our facilities, Christmas decorations and how much you and the family enjoyed your stay with us. It’s our primary aim here at the Macdonald Aviemore Resort to achieve and exceed our guest expectations, thank you for you lovely comments on what we have to offer. We certainly aim to making... More 

Elgin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Santa weekend is great, plenty of activities. Originally stayed in the Academy Hotel(dreadful). Got moved to Highland Hotel (4 star) much better. Staff are mostly foreign and there can be some communication problems. Would definitely return. Kids loved it!(4 year old & 1 year old)

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to post your review on Trip Advisor and choosing to spend your Santa Weekend with us. It’s great to hear that you and the family enjoyed the activities on offer at the resort. This year we had a much enhanced entertainment program including the addition of the Aviemore Activities Centre. In regards... More 

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Address: | Inverness-shire, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Aviemore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Aviemore Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 404
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Also Known As:
Macdonald Aviemore Highland Hotel Aviemore
Macdonald Aviemore Resort Scotland
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Aviemore

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