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Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cromwell Rd | Edinburgh, North Berwick EH39 4LZ, Scotland
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in North Berwick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
LePonke Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Would have been very good but for one issue. My girlfriend and I booked online for a short stay in an executive room. Upon arrival we were informed that there were no executive rooms available - this was disappointing, however, we were refunded the difference and received a complementary bottle of wine and the standard room was nice enough. Pool... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked for 4 nights here to celebrate our Silver Wedding Anniversary. We had prepaid for an executive sea view room via the website but it was still pricey. The room was good and the view superb. The view and the spa are the best parts of this hotel, the rest leaves a lot of niggles and judging by other reviews... More

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2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked a package via the hotels website which included an overnight stay in a four poster bedroom, spa treatment and breakfast for two (It was not a cheap deal). Upon check in on 10 August 2014 we had been upgraded to a suite (room 323) which was a good surprise however it all went downhill from there and by... More

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Huddersfield, UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed two nights whilst attending a wedding. The organisation and function suite were fantastic. The good: Wonderful views (if you stay, definitely opt for a sea view), comfortable bed, spacious room, pleasant public areas, excellent food at dinner, free wifi. The not so good: Were told room may not be ready at check in, booked one double and one twin... More

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a two night stay, using Tesco clubcard vouchers we exchanged. Thank goodness, as if we had paid full price I would feel very let down, disappointed and overcharged. We paid an additional £80 for an upgraded room - we didn't really see much of an upgrade. Very small double bed and quite a small room to be honest.... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this hotel for lunch with my parents yesterday. The food was lovely, however, a little over priced for what it was. The service was however not so good. We waited a considerable amount of time for both drinks and food despite the lounge being quiet. Furthermore we were not given the shortbread which was said in the menu... More

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for the Dinner,bed & breakfast package but wished we had opted for bed & breakfast only. Dinner was not as good as our first visit. Although service was very good and the food appetising,portions below average and can be an expensive meal with add ons for wine,water and other sides. Next time we'll eat out as there are numerous... More

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Falkirk Bairn
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed from 4 to 8 August 2014.Booked two rooms for my wife and me as well as for family. Arrived at 4.00 on Monday 4 August, but stood behind a small queue at check-in, all waiting for their rooms to be to be made ready! During the course of the week one or other of the two rooms were unready... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spa is the main attraction in this hotel closely followed by the food which was excellent., only downside was our room was not ready on arrival and was disappointed with the size of the room but spoke to the manager and we were moved rooms and given a bottle of wine for the inconvenience. Overall really nice hotel and would... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the beginning of or weekend break, we unloaded our car leaving my youngest to wait in reception with bags as we unloaded a few more bags from the car. We arrived about 2.45pm expecting our room to be ready as check in was 2.30pm, this was not the case, we waited in reception for around 5 mins...not bad but... More

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Address: Cromwell Rd | Edinburgh, North Berwick EH39 4LZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > East Lothian > North Berwick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa 4*
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Macdonald Marine Hotel North Berwick
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Berwick Hotel Marine North
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Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa boasts everything you could need for a short break on the Scottish coast. Our luxurious spa offers rejuvenating Elemis treatments performed by highly trained therapists. Experience award-winning dining in our restaurant or relax in our lounge while taking in the view over the Firth of Forth. Your guaranteed a great night sleep in our stylish bedrooms, exactly what you need after a day on one of the many surrounding world-class golf courses. ... more   less 
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