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Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

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London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is set on a large complex with other hotels in the same group, the rooms are tastefully decorated and presented well. The corridors and entrance to the rooms is tatty and lacks the style it could benefit from! The breakfast was a disaster with to few staff running around with no idea what they should do! It was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Forbis Stayed there 15th to 17th September with my wife ,the room which we had was great and the toilet and shower room, had recently been refurbished. The Breakfasts and Dinners were excellent and plentiful, This was in no small measure due to the personal attention which we received from the Restaurant Manager David and his waiting staff We had... More 

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

Dear 'Robert F' Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor for the resort. We greatly appreciate all feedback that our guests have. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and that our recent refurbishments did not go unnoticed. I am also glad that you had a pleasant experience at breakfast and dinner on... More 

Exmouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed here 12th to 19th September. The hotel rooms are dated. Insufficient staff to cater in all areas . Food in steak room restaurant excellent but service appalling. Restaurant staff agreed they could not cope with number of visitors. Coffee machine in lounge bar broke down on Friday 16th therefore no coffee available over the week end. Guest bitter in... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two days here.....fab hotel and sooo organised. Downside....we booked a table in the steak house for my wifes 65 th... Meal was fine...even very good but....ordered wine....came just as we were leaving an hour and half later....and they were not busy..! Yes...I repeatedly reminded the waiters we were waiting for wine... Couple at the next table also had a... More 

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

Dear 'Andy K' Thank you for taking the time to leave the resort a review on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you would be happy to visit us again, as we would be more than happy to welcome you back. I am deeply sorry that you encountered issues in our... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked & stayed for 3 nights B&B at the Strathspey hotel within the resort but luckily we were upgraded to the Highlands hotel which is 4*. Our room was lovely, clean & very comfortable. The food & service was excellent. There was a good choice for breakfast, something to please everyone! The resort was well managed during our stay... More 

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

Dear 'Deb0rahsp' Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of the resort. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay during the Thunder in the Glens event. Thank you for your comments about the food and service around the resort, and about the quality of the room. We look forward to seeing you again next... More 

Thurso, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here on a dinner bed and breakfast deal for 2 nights. Rooms were excellent, very neat and tidy, well furnished with lovely bed. Breakfast was a buffet and had a great selection and plentiful. Dinner was in steakhouse first night and although was very nice there was quite a gap between courses, almost 40 minutes between starter and main... More 

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

Dear 'HihglandStevie' Thank you for leaving a review for the resort on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to hear of your positive stay, and that you enjoyed the room as well as our dining options on site. I can only apologise that you had to wait too long between courses in our restaurant, but I am glad to hear that your... More 

Westhill, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Another stay in Aviemore due to Duke of Edinburgh. I worked many years ago for this hotel when it was owned by another hotel group so have a soft spot for it. Although our room was a wee bit on the small side it was perfectly formed, bed was comfy, ensuite newly done which is always a good thing. Nice... More 

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

Dear 'WeeBek' Thank you for leaving a review on TripAdvisor about your stay. I am glad you enjoyed the room, and in general had a pleasant stay. I would like to apologise for the issues that you experienced during your stay, the lack of water pressure is an issue we are currently investigating. I am sorry that the door to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Lovely rooms and food (although the food has gone down in quality over the past year), great pool and gym onsite. Easy access to skiing and hiking. Staff very helpful and quick to move us when their was an issue with the lights in our room.

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

Dear 'Kitt_Kat_Hat' Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable stay at the resort, and that you enjoyed our leisure facilities. I am sorry the food was not up to your expectations. But I am glad you were happy with how our team responded when you... More 

Livingston, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Have stayed 6 nights here. My wife and myself have had a very pleasant stay in this particular hotel. The facilities have been good and have found the Queen size bed very comfortable and spacious. Staff very helpful and friendly.

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

Dear 'paul c' Thank you very much for leaving a review here on TripAdvisor, and I am delighted to read that you had such a positive experience at the resort. We hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards Ruth Dixon Operations Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

After long day driving arrived to the hotel lovely friendly staff on reception The room is absolutely fabulous love it Plenty of space for my coach and wash facilities which is brilliant I will be back hopefully sooner rather than later The food is of high quality think iv covered everything in all good clean relaxing time nothing more to... More 

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

Dear 'Garry T' Thank you for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor, I am glad to hear that you had such a positive experience at the resort. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Ruth Dixon Operations Manager 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
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $156 - $238 (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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