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Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

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Westhill, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Livingston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are signs suggesting coming to breakfast early. Long line for buffet and no tables. Bedroom not properly cleaned or restocked. Few local staff employed here no not the Scottish welcome expected and some of these staff seem poorly motivated. Customer service weak.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Given it was a late booking, the view of the electricity generator was less than thrilling but the hotel was awesome. The staff should come in for special praise; poised, attentive without being intrusive, and a special mention for Chef who, apart from cooking up wonderful food, was an entertaining fountain of information for places of interest to visit; a... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not being full aware all the the resort would offer, our arrival sparked great excitement in the children. A swimming pool located next to our hotel was the icing on the cake. Clean and welcoming room was superb. Entertainment in the form of the pool and giant chess were great for all four of us. We are planning our next... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The young lady at reception was polite and efficient unfortunately it went wrong after that. We waited ten minutes at the bar to use our hotel credit, I eventually had to ask the receptionist to locate someone to serve us. She too struggled and eventually left reception to locate someone from upstairs. We went to breakfast the following morning, food... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. Please be assured that you will be responded to as we take guest feedback very seriously. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager More 

Alford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in a good location the staff where very helpful and friendly. I think it's a bit pricey for the standard and I have a few grips on this issue, I had an excutive double room I expected to have a small fridge which I've had in standard accommodation. The cleanine of the room was poor there was... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments following your recent stay. I have fed back your comments to our Housekeeping Team to let them know about your bedroom. It is only through your feedback we are able to focus on areas where we need to improve and we really appreciate your insight. We are in the process of changing the... More 

Egremont, England, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This could be a fantastic soft play area, only £4 per child and they get a wristband which is valid all day. The actual soft play equipment is great, a 3 story structure with loads of activities inside it. That's where the good stuff ends! There are very few small tables so if it is marginally busy there is absolutely... 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 following your recent visit. I am sorry that the full soft play experience did not meet your expectations. Please be assured that I have passed your comments on regarding service in Costa onto the Food and Beverage Director and Activity Centre Manager. We do have limited space next... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $153 - $266 (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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