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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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doncaster england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent last weekend at this hotel to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary. The room was magnificent,with the most fantstic views. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The spa great. We loved North Berwick it reminds me of a British Seaside resort in my childhood.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was lucky to have visited this place in Feb 2007. Very beautiful hotel, different type of spa with climate control facility, clean rooms, spread of breakfast.2my favourite was trout fish. Staff were very courteous, hope iam lucky in future to visit this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here often with clients. Very nice traditional hotel right on the coast with great views, nice garden area. Immediately next to the golf course. Restaurant is a formal and very smart affair. Good consistent quality food. Excellent breakfast. Rooms are traditional in décor with good sized full bathrooms. Outdoor Jacuzzi!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great place, we were upgraded to a suite even though when I phoned to enquire about upgrading they said that there were no suites available, but when we arrived we had the Nick Faldo suite which was beautiful. It had 5 huge windows that looked out over the golf course and the sea which was spectacular. I went... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The position of the hotel is beautiful - simply that! The potential here is enormous but it's not being realised. Our bathroom was small and the darkly coloured furniture gives a heavy feel. The bar staff and the restaurant staff were warm and friendly, in strong opposition to the rather cold and somewhat aloof receptionists. Given that the reception area... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Location let down by average staff in too small numbers, average food with too high prices and a general sense of being past its best. Rooms under-equipped for price paid, Wi-Fi very poor (like most sites relying on a third party "free" provider. Spa was nice though

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ascot
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess it's started badly when I first booked, the website implies they will book golf and the lady on the phone who took my booking said they would book golf - but they don't ... Any way, the good points Great views Good food The bad points Just one really - so many of the staff give off the... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a place to stay whilst golfing in the region this Hotel has no peer. Its location is perfect - stroll to North Berwick village, view over the Links and drive to a dozen golf courses in 20 minutes or less. It's also reasonably priced, clean and comfortable. The breakfast was decent and the staff friendly enough. My complaint, which... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed for a few nights as a base for a golf holiday. The location is good, although a good 10 minute walk out of town. It has a lovely outlook over the golf course and sea. The hotel may have been refurbished in recent years but was a little tired. Our major concern was that the lift was... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful views from the principal rooms across the golf links to the North Sea. This place has its charms with high ceilings and large sash windows. It's all a bit 'brown' from the dark furniture to the carpets and drapes. Feels like a time warp to the late 1960s. The room I was in was comfortable enough, the double bed... More 

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