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Macdonald Pittodrie House

Chapel Of Garioch, Inverurie AB51 5HS, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful hotel to arrive at. Wonderful gardens well kept. Stylishly decorated rooms both public and bedrooms. Comfortable pleasing decor. The food was good but there remains room for improvement. Starters were excellent. Main course of lamb was disappointing. Attractive menu but execution slightly adrift. Dessert was good.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed at Pittodrie House with my parents who were over from Australia for 4 nights at the start of July. The hotel is set in splendid isolation in glorious, landscaped grounds and even has its own private walled garden. The views to Mither Tap are lovely and it is certainly worth the walk up the hill... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have given this hotel an excellent rating because on the whole it really is superb! The location is fabulous a few miles outside Inverurie and in its own grounds of 2,400 acres which also house its own walled garden which I suggest you definitely try and visit! Our room was perfect with all the soft furnishings, including fully lined... More 

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Pittodrie_House, General Manager at Macdonald Pittodrie House, responded to this review

Dear Holland21 Many thanks for the great review. The character of the building definitely shines through in your review, the quirky layout is mostly to do with the history of the building. One of the many things we treasure about Macdonald Pittodrie House. I do hope to see you back with us real soon, and that you will try the... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for one of our many getaway nights and took advantage of a DBB deal. It was not straightforward making a reservation as no one answered my email or, the next day, answered the phone! However we did eventually make contact and a reservation was made. We went on a beautiful day which makes all the difference as... More 

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Pittodrie_House, General Manager at Macdonald Pittodrie House, responded to this review

Dear deec ow Thank you so much for your valuable feedback! No excuses, the food we serve should not change if the head chef is off or not. The training needs in certain area's are highlighted via your review and this enables us to improve. I can assure you we will. Thank you for the comment about the music, things... More 

Melbourne, Florida
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful place. We visited on an Anniversary trip. The setting and landscaping were incredible. A very friendly and helpful staff and a top notch restaurant. Our room was beautifully decorated and very comfortable. A beautiful and romantic place that we highly recommend!

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Pittodrie_House, General Manager at Macdonald Pittodrie House, responded to this review

Dear NJGP2015 My gratitude for this fantastic review. I am especially proud of the wonderful staff that we have at Macdonald Pittodrie House. Reviews like this motivate the whole team to keep up the standards we set! Brian our Estate Manager will be please to see how much you enjoyed his teams landscaping efforts. I hope that this Anniversary trip... More 

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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my boyfriend here to celebrate his birthday. We booked afternoon tea, dinner, overnight stay and breakfast. Someone called us the day before we arrived to confirm a reservation for dinner as they were 'very busy' that night. We agreed on 8pm. Arrival: driving up to the hotel it looked breathtaking. It had been snowing and looked like a... More 

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Pittodrie_House, General Manager at Macdonald Pittodrie House, responded to this review

Dear Steph. Thank you for taking the time to write the review of your stay in December. Pittodrie House has a reputation for great food and customer service so to hear about the disappointing experience that you both had over dinner saddens me deeply. I am fairly new in the position of General Manager at Pittodrie House so can't really... More 

Inverurie, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I love Pittodrie house, it's setting is second to none. When I decided to treat my husband to a large family party for his 80th birthday it was the obvious choice. The food, staff and ambience were absolutely fabulous. My daughter decided on a theme and they accommodated us with no problems.the ballroom was superbly decorated and from the champagne... More 

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Pittodrie_House, General Manager at Macdonald Pittodrie House, responded to this review

Dear Joan You can't imagine how proud I am of the whole team at Macdonald Pittodrie House. I am delighted that you had such a fantastic time, I hope you and the family come and see us again real soon. Pittodrie is meant to feel like a home from home, so please do come around soon for afternoon tea. Best... More 

Inverurie, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stayed here on our minimoon after getting married but we were disappointed with our room. We returned recently and had a different room which was much better and really nice. Nice views, nice touches in the room such as a coffee Machine, big bath etc. The reception staff were really friendly and helpful. We also enjoyed a lovely breakfast... More 

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Pittodrie_House, General Manager at Macdonald Pittodrie House, responded to this review

Dear Fiona Thank you very much for coming back to us after the first experience. Macdonald Pittodrie is all about warm hospitality that gets provided through our amazing team. Granted, like any hotel, continued maintenance of all the rooms is a must and we do have a program in place to ensure we keep updating rooms. With the quirky lay... More 

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My boyfriend took me here as a surprise for my birthday and I have to say it was wonderful! Dinner, bed and breakfast- the food was incredible!!!! Lovely just walking the grounds and relaxing, the hotel staff were very accommodating and even brought us up a chess board we requested.

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Pittodrie_House, General Manager at Macdonald Pittodrie House, responded to this review

Dear J B What a fantastic Birthday present, you must feel lucky. I am delighted that you had such a wonderful time with us at Macdonald Pittodrie House. The hard part is, what will you get him for his Birthday? (We will be here if you need us :) Thank you very much for the review and we hope to... More 

Newport, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Stayed here overnight after a wedding party at the hotel. The reception staff were really helpful, allowed us to check in at 11:30-12:00 rather than wait for the normal 2pm as we had travelled quite a way for the wedding. The rooms are nice but the one i had could have been a little better. The wardrobe door wouldnt open... More 

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Pittodrie_House, General Manager at Macdonald Pittodrie House, responded to this review

Dear Paul. Thank you so much for your review. I am glad you had a wonderful time at the wedding. We managed to fix the door straight after your departure, so thank you for letting us know on the day. I appreciate your feeling on the pricing of the room, like most hotels the pricing fluctuates on a basis of... More 

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