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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
susan p Grantham, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Grantham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel has all the ingredients to make a super stay but the end result is poor. Lovely location and breakfast works well but at other times things go awry. Told by a supervisor to "tart up" our cream tea a waiter, who was extremely new to The Marine, brought us lots of pots of marmalade and some cake which... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the Marine hotel in North Berwick in July 2014. Service by all staff that we encountered were of a high standard and we were made to feel really welcome! Our room(122) was a little on the small side but was immaculate in its cleanliness. The pillows were pretty flat but a word with housekeeping and we were given... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

booked via spabreaks as I have in the past but unfortunately this time didn't go to plan. After months of organising, building excitement for my hen party at the marine I was gutted when we arrived on Friday to be told our spa booking wasn't as expected. After several hours running around which isn't supposed to happen on your own... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Disappointing! We were not shown to our table but waved in the general direction. I have had afternoon tea in many hotels and without exception food was served on cake stands. More appealing and a less crowded table. And I would prefer tea/coffee served in china tea/coffee pots. We had to ask for napkins. The sandwiches and scones were fine.... More

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked 5 rooms here including one of their feature suites. In short I spent a lot of money and booked ages ago as this was a special family occasion. This may not have been obvious to the staff as it was under 3 different names however waiting 2 hours to check in when we had arrived at the check... More

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Spartanburg, SC
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17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our second stay at the Marine. Had a group of 12 golfers. The staff was incredibly accommodating to getting checked in quickly etc. GREAT showers!!! Stay here and you will not be disappointed. Perfect location and very short walk into town.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When we arrived we were greeted by the friendliest receptionist who was efficient and extremely helpful. Our room had a great view and was very comfortable Firth of Forth and the Bass Rock right outside our window amazing. We had an offer for two nights which included a sweet treat in our room on arrival which we eventually got the... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food, drink and accomodation overpriced. Rooms are outdated. Our executive room had great views but was a bit tatty and worn round the edges. I would especially like to thank the lovely waitress Kate in the JP's retaurant who prepared a table at a window for us after we were told they were reserved by a waiter who couldn't be... More

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can only heap praise on the management and staff of this hotel. Everything about this hotel is first class.We stayed for 5 nights in room 320, with a partial view of the golf course and the Firth of Forth..Everything is top notch, from the people on the reception desk, to the lovely people who keep your room clean and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights for a conference. Paid a premium for a sea-view, which is worth it, as otherwise you look out over the car-park. Good food, comfy room - had a problem with the shower temperature control, but this was fixed after mentioning it to reception. Room got quite hot, even with the windows open (they... 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 And Spa
Macdonald Marine Hotel North Berwick
Hotel Macdonald Marine
Berwick Hotel Marine North
Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa North Berwick, Scotland

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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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