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Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa

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Cardrona | Peebles Near Edinburgh, Cardrona, Peebles EH45 8NE, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for two nights in this hotel. We had booked a dinner bed breakfast deal with spa package (massages, spa access, a light lunch and prosecco on arrival). Our room was lovely, warm and spacious and the prosecco on arrival prepared us for a relaxing weekend. The staff were just lovely (with the exception of one of the receptionists... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at this hotel for a hen night. There was 17 in the party. The hotel was fine but the staff weren't very forthcoming with information it was like I was meant to know where things were and times but I had never been before. We had a package of lunch ,dinner ,breakfast we also had one spa treatment... More 

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Istanbul
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is almost one hour drive from the downtown Edinburgh, unfortunately my travel agent sent me to this hotel as a part of our tour package. The hotel is at the middle of nowhere, altough its surroundings are beatifully green. It is characterised by cold rooms. When you arrive at it the first thing you meet is a disgusting... More 

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our second stay at Cardrona and we will return again in the not to distant future. The staff were all very attentive welcoming and friendly we weren't in a rush and enjoyed prompt service in both the bar and restaurant, the quality of the food met our expectations fresh ingredients expertly prepared & presented at the correct temperature in a... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a two night weekend break and were pleasantly surprised at how lovely the hotel and location were. The rooms are both spacious and clean with lovely views. We danced the night away to a brilliant Abba tribute band on our first evening and after spending the next afternoon on Peebles characterful high street which has... More 

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Jason M, General Manager at Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa, responded to this review

Good Morning Pumpkinpie2014, Thank you for taking the time to post your review regarding your recent stay at the hotel, we appreciate all our reviews and comments whether they are constructive or positive and we share them with the whole of the team on a regular basis. Really pleased you both had a great stay including the fabulous Abba Tribute... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a great weekend in this hotel.. Room was spacious and had great views across the mountains.. Staff very friendly and food nice although a little pricey. Only complaint is that £3.75 for a coffee is way over the top.. And no wifi signal

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Jason M, General Manager at Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa, responded to this review

Good Morning Tina M, Thank you for taking the time to post your review regarding your recent stay at the hotel, we appreciate all our reviews whether they are positive or constructive and share them with the whole team on a regular basis. Great to hear you had a good time and look forward to welcoming you back in the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On arrival at 5.30pm we were told the earliest time left for dinner was 9pm. This was very annoying considering when we had previously phoned to make the booking we were told it would not be an issue to get a table. We had to go into Peebles for dinner which we had not been planning to do. Breakfast was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After reading other reviews I am not surprised at the problems we had on our stay. We booked in at 12.15pm on Sunday 19th as our Husbands were booked in for golf at 1pm. We were advised that the rooms were not ready yet but to keep checking. We decided just to sit at reception and wait. We found the... More 

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Jason M, General Manager at Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa, responded to this review

Good Morning rosemary N, Thank you for taking the time to post your review regarding your recent stay at the hotel, we do appreciate all our reviews whether they are positive or constructive and share them with the whole of the team on a regular basis. I hope I have covered all the issues raised in our email correspondence over... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a lovely time at the hotel, staying one night with my husband, our daughter and grandchildren. The hotel is great, both rooms were spotlessly clean. All beds, including the sofa bed and cot in the family room and the kingsize in our room, surpassed the 4 year olds test!! She said all were comfy and that she slept like... More 

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Jason M, General Manager at Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa, responded to this review

Good morning as13M, Thank you for taking the time to post your review regarding your recent stay at the hotel, we do appreciate all our reviews whether they are constructive or positive and share them with the whole of the team on a regular basis. Really pleased to hear you and the family enjoyed your stay and we are looking... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Arrived at 5pm, on checking in we were asked to book for dinner if required, only choices available we 6.30pm or 8.45pm, having had a long day and in need of a shower we opted to wait until 8.45pm. Went to the bar for a pre-dinner drink, there was nowhere to sit as early dinners had filled the bar whilst... More 

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Jason M, General Manager at Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa, responded to this review

Good Afternoon HeatheranneM, Thank you for taking the time to post your review regarding your recent stay at the hotel, we do appreciate all our reviews whether they are positive or constructive and share them with the team on a regular basis. Disappointed to hear that you were not offered the choice of the bar menu which does have a... More 

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