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Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa

Cromwell Road | Edinburgh, North Berwick EH39 4LZ, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bolton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely setting overlooking the golf course. Our room was fantastic with superb views of the Firth of Forth. North Berwick is an interesting place to stay with easy access to Edinburgh & the surrounding villages. Hotel needs a refurbishment to its lounge. Staff are excellent so willing to make your stay memorable. Love MacDonald Hotels though. This is our third... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were at a wedding at the weekend, the venue is spectacular, views to the bass rock and on to the beach, food was excellent, waiter was very attentive with the wine, my only gripe would be the bar staff were a bit disorganised and the prices were absolutely extortionate (I mean even more than London prices) Come on Mr... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a lovely, 2 night stay in a large room overlooking the golf course and Firth of Forth. Sadly, one of the windows had faulty double glazing so the pane was covered in condensation, and so the view was somewhat spoiled! The bathroom was tiny, but everything worked, which is always a plus! The swimming pool area was very overheated... More 

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Muir Of Ord
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Initially given a very tired room which was disappointing as we were there for our 10 wedding anniversary. We did get moved to a better room but then had a workman I n our room the following day for 2 hrs sorting a leak whilst we were trying to relax. Spa good everything else average at best ,definitely not worth... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very poor service, and complete rip off at the bar, must be set up for American golfers!!! Will not be returning in a hurry. Spa is very good, breakfast good but not enough staff to cope when busy. We had booked a deal which included one evening meal, we were questioned if it was booked and waiter went to check... More 

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Northallerton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has a lovely setting with views over the North Berwick golf course to the Forth beyond. ideal to sit in the sun (this is Scotland remember) and sip on your particular tipple whilst absorbing the scenery Good service throughout with and amenities to occupy one when it does rain

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the hotel as we were attending a wedding there. We were very impressed with the classic double room, it was fresh, airy, bright and the view was spectacular. We will be booking up for my birthday later in the year.

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Lynn H, Manager at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear michellev684 I am so pleased to have read your recent review and that you will be coming back for a birthday celebration. There are lots of great offers on our website so hopefully you will find something to suite your special occasion. Looking forward to welcoming you back With kind regards Lynn Hood Regional Managing Director More 

Paisley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family stayed for one night dinner bed and breakfast and really enjoyed the experience. Hotel is lovely overlooking golf course and Firth of Forth. Food was very good if small portions and breakfast was excellent. Staff were very friendly and efficient.all in a very enjoyable visit.

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Lynn H, Manager at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Dobby999 Thank you for your recent post and sorry that you felt the portions were small- we do monitor this and appreciate people like to see value on their plate- I will make sure the chef sees your comments. Hoping that this will not deter you from returning! With kind regards Lynn Hood Regional Managing Director More 

Edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel, food and service was very good, if not excellent. If we have spare time and finance we always choose the MacDonald Marine Hotel for a break. North Berwick and East Lothian is a magical place.

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Lynn H, Manager at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear 496gracej Lovely to hear your kind words about your recent trip to The Marine – we agree this is very special location with lots to do for everyone! Hoping to see you back soon! With kind regards Lynn Hood Regional Managing Director More 

Edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel with amazing setting on the seafront. We stayed in one of the suites which is gorgeous! The only disappointment was that the shower had very little pressure. Apart from that, we'll be back!

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Lynn H, Manager at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear 126ailsas A belated happy anniversary and so pleased to hear you had a fantastic visit. Sorry about the water pressure! Hoping you will come back for many more celebrations! With kind regards Lynn Hood Regional Managing Director More 

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