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Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa

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

Lovely hotel and friendly staff, visited the spa and pool area which again was very good and clean, would defiantly recommend the hot stones massage which was great. The food was excellent as was the comfortable bed, would definately stay again.

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Sunderland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Short family break before christmas. Nice location and overall we all enjoyed the stay. The Spa was excellent with food and service good. Utilised the company winter discount which worked out well for our needs. Only stayed for 1 night but the usage of the spa on both days was refreshing to wind down from a long year. Nice coastline... More 

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an excellent hotel. Very good service and an excellent spa and gym. It is close to golf courses and the beach and caters for golfing parties. The food is good and there is a large comfortable modern bar area. You can have lunch or afternoon tea in the conservatory overlooking the golf course and beach.

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Edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel excellent spa facilities and situated in a beautiful location. However I would suggest you go out for breakfast as the hotel breakfast is a big let down.however out with the dinning room over all the staff were very pleasant and friendly and they made you feel very welcome . Our room was small but it did have a... More 

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MacdonaldRegionalGM, General Manager at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Eileen Thank you for your review we are delighted you found the hotel lovely and enjoyed our excellent facilities. I am sorry you didn't enjoy breakfast this is normally one of the highlights of a stay at the hotel. Thank you for highlighting the team and how welcoming and friendly they are to everyone. You can't beat the location... More 

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

The hotel is in a perfect location. The staff went out of their way to be helpful although trying to arrange things prior to departure was difficult. Staff were warm and friendly at all times. The service in the Restaurant on both evenings was fantastic and the Manager in charge was really on the ball and helped to arrange everything... More 

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MacdonaldRegionalGM, General Manager at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Carole Thank you for your 5 star review, the team really it and all your kind words, it makes all,the hard work worth while when we get such praise. I was delighted to read the comments about the restaurant which is going from strength to strength under Stewart and Mark leadership. I am sorry to hear you had some... More 

Prestonpans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took my girlfriend here for her birthday, the spa was amazing and the evening food was great! The breakfast wasn't the best but the service from the staff was good! One thing is the alcohol at the bar was extortionate! £8.50 a glass of wine and £4.50 a pint! Pretty steep

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MacdonaldRegionalGM, General Manager at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear RP Thank you for your 5 star review delighted you and your girlfriend enjoyed her birthday with us. We know we are fortunate to have such a great spa experience and pleased our guests get time to enjoy it and relax a little. Great to hear you had a lovely dinner but disappointed breakfast not as good as normally... More 

Whitley Bay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful location and beautiful building. What could have been an amazing experience was spoiled by lack of attention to detail. 2 AA rosette restaurant serving lukewarm food? Really? Our fourth stay in a Macdonald hotel recently and this seems to be the case across the board. Cost cutting?

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MacdonaldRegionalGM, General Manager at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lynn Thank you for your review, i was very sorry and disappointed to hear about your cold food, I hope it was dealt with on the evening as I have had no reports of such feedback. I can assure you there has been no cost cutting which should affect the guest experiences only further investment. Thank you again for... More 

Stirling
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great night! Food and service fab... We all had a good night. Only comment would be don't increase prices and offer less. Stick to half a bottle of wine per person and if you do games I think you need to give prizes to people who win! Xx

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MacdonaldRegionalGM, General Manager at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear McWhitters Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your party night with us at The Marine. It was great to read you had a great night and had fab food and service. We will certainly take on board your comments about price and what is included when doing this years packages. Best regards More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel has serious potential. The location is out the way but perfect, the decor old but chic. From the moment we arrived the staff were friendly and welcoming, and the excellent service continued for the 3 days of our stay. Stewart who said he was a new manager and excelled to the highest level knew our preferences after day... More 

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MacdonaldRegionalGM, General Manager at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Allan Wow, I was blown away when reading your review, this makes all the hard work the team do really worth while and we really appreciate your comments. Stewart was delighted and deserves the praise, since we brought Stewart and Mark on board in the restaurant we really have seen a different level of guest service and that is... More 

Eyemouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent couple of days. Fab food, treatments and wonderful staff. The treatments were the best I've ever had. Only downside the room was a bit drafty and cool. This was solved by the staff who brought us a heater.

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MacdonaldRegionalGM, General Manager at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Susan Thank you for your great review delighted to read you enjoyed the food and that the team in the spa delivered such great treatments. Sorry to hear about your room been cold but pleased the team dealt with it so efficiently. Thank you again and look forward to you returning in the near future. More 

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Address: Cromwell Road | 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*
Number of rooms: 83
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Macdonald Marine Hotel North Berwick
Hotel Macdonald Marine
Berwick Hotel Marine North
Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa North Berwick, Scotland

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