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Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the hotel in July of this year and it was absolutely amazing, the views of the hills are absolutely stunning and the resort has plenty to offer, we didn't get a chance to do many of the activities on offer as we were only staying for 1 night however we have since decided that we would need... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing staff and chef who went the extra mile to meet our dietary requirements with no prior notice. We checked in ten minutes after booking by telephone and the staff couldn't have been friendlier or more helpful. Clean and comfortable bedroom. Amazing room service. Delicious food and both our vegan and vegetarian dishes were fantastic. Thanks for a wonderful overnight... More 

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Peterhead , Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This visit was just a fleeting one for the leisure arena. The boys and myself had a really good swim and slide down the flume. Fair enough the wild water system was getting serviced at the time but it was still fine what with the sauna and steam room working well. This is a perfect place to spend an hour... More 

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General M, Manager at Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review on TripAdvisor. I am very glad to read that you and the boys had a good time at the Macdonald Aviemore Resort and we appreciate your positive comments. We are hoping to welcome you back in the future. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like a maze trying to find the room ! Pube in the sink when we went in ! And so flipping boring I thought I was going to die ... Apart from the pube in the sink the hotel was clean .. The breakfast was ok but defo not worth the £145 we paid ... Won't be going back .... More 

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General M, Manager at Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. I am sorry that you had a negative experience while staying at our resort. Be assured that I have passed your comments on to our housekeeping staff. We are trying our best to offer entertainment to all our guest, regardless of their age and I am... More 

Irmo, South Carolina
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Due to the size of the resort, we had trouble finding our particular hotel. Once we did find it, we were pleased. Then we had to search for our room. Did I mention this place was huge? Room was very nice. We found our way back to the main building with its bar & restaurant. Staff was friendly & efficient.... More 

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General M, Manager at Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at the Macdonald Aviemore Resort. Our resort is indeed of a large size but this is only to offer our guests different entertainment and leisure options. We also pride ourselves with the amount of facilities... More 

Perth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here in Nov 2015 with my 1 year old daughter. The room we were in was difficult to get to with the buggy so next time I would ask for a more suitable location. The room was a bit tired and dated and found the hotel quite expensive in this respect. However I can't fault the facilities for children,... More 

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General M, Manager at Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review on TripAdvisor. In regards to your location feedback please let us know prior to arrival you are travelling with a buggy on your next stay and our staff will do their best to allocate you a room that is easier to access with a buggy and meets... More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just stayed the one night but had a comfortable room in a quiet location. Check in staff friendly and helpful and the Scottish breakfast was very good. Service very good also. The main plus is the location I a great walking area in the Cairngorms. Would come to this hotel again. Only one comment, the signs around the hotel could... More 

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General M, Manager at Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your feedback on Trip Advisor. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and we do our best to provide our customers with the best possible experience within this beautiful part of Scotland. I would like to thank you in particular for your... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always come here with the kids. Even my oldest at 13 lets go in here. An overnight stay is so expensive but can't say we don't love it here. Sauna and steam room in the pool area to! Highlife cards can be used here which is a bonus. Lovely day out.

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General M, Manager at Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback on Trip Advisor. We are doing our best in offering entertainment to all our guests, regardless of what age and I am glad to read that your children agree with that and enjoyed their time in our activity centre. Not much that beats some pampering time and we are... More 

Inverurie, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Asked to see the menu for lunch to be told there was no lunch menu available but directed to another hotel as they were serving lunch. I asked " not even a bowl of soup" . Reply : "Yes we have soup and sandwiches". Really !! I ordered the veg soup and it came with a very petite 1/2 a... More 

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General M, Manager at Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us some feedback on TripAdvisor. I am sorry to hear about your experience whilst staying with us. I would like to reassure you that I have passed your feedback on to our Food and Beverage Director who has already spoken to members of staff about the concerns you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed two nights in a ground floor room. Would not have stayed the second night if we had not with a tour group. There were multiple problems with the room, such as safe having been pulled out of the wall, curtains partially coming down, furniture having multiple scratches and gouges in it and was very dated. The most frightening... More 

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General M, Manager at Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback on TripAdvisor. I am very sorry to read your feedback and the impression our hotel has left with you. Your feedback has been passed to our senior team and I can assure you that it is taken serious and we will do our utmost to improve our performance.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax in style and complete comfort at the 4-star Macdonald Highlands Hotel. With 151 luxury rooms-with-a-view and its own signature restaurant, Aspects, boasting spectacular views of the Cairngorm Mountains, the Highlands Hotel is ideal for discerning business and leisure travelers. For relaxation there's direct access to the Leisure Arena, a TV lounge with comfy sofas and a DVD player, and the cozy Laggan whiskey bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

Address: Aviemore Highlands, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Aviemore
Price Range: $165 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 151
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Also Known As:
Macdonald Highlands Aviemore
Macdonald Highlands Hotel
Hotel Macdonald Highlands
Highlands Hotel At Macdonald Aviemore Resort Scotland
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