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    Macdonald Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

    Aviemore Highlands, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good34%
    • Average23%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible6%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Stayed here for two nights with my partner for my birthday. Initially on arrival the hotel had no record of our booking and we were given a drinks voucher to use whilst this got sorted. Finally it was noted that the booking was made under...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Went for 2 nights 27-29 Dec on a dinner bed and breakfast package. Had a fantastic time and the hotel is well set up for families. Used the swimming pool twice and soft play every day too. Negatives were very late check in. Room wasn't...More

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    Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear fjt21, Thank you for your lovely review, I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and I will pass on your kind comments to the team, I am sorry to read of your comments in the bar and kids desserts...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We (2 adults, 2 teenage girls) stayed 1 night on 1st Jan. we had 2 rooms next to each other on a B&B deal through Booking.com Firstly we had asked for possibility of early check in before arriving. Prompt email response advising they would make...More

    Thank Martin K
    Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Martin K, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am pleased to see that you liked the room, the area and the breakfast was good and that we managed to get you into the room early. I will pass on...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This hotel receives a 1 star rating based on the following :- Misleading website manages to lure one very cleverly.lack off and shortage of service minded staff. In general run down below par accommodation 👎More

    1  Thank Keith W
    Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Keith W, Thank you for taking the time to write your review, it is not clear from your review as to what information you feel is misleading, we would like to look into this for you further, so please contact us directly. Kind regards...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    So here’s the story. Came back from Jakarta and thought it would be fun to head to Aviemore for a few days with the family between Christmas and New Years to do some ski-ing. We kind of knew that the snow was limited, so the...More

    1  Thank papafred67
    Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear papafred67, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay as much as we would have hoped, I will pick on the points you have raised with the staff team and...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
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    • Price range
    • $115 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 151
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    • Scottish Highlands >
    • Aviemore and the Cairngorms >
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    • Macdonald Highlands Aviemore ,
    • Macdonald Highlands Hotel At Macdonald Aviemore Resort Scotland ,
    • Hotel Macdonald Highlands
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    JNelson70
    July 30, 2017|
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    Response from bigbobski | Reviewed this property |
    The hotel doesn't have a laundromat but if you google Aviemore Laundromat there is information available about a self service facility in the Main Street not far from the hotel.
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    Kaz313
    January 9, 2017|
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    Response from gyhobson |
    There are no open fires in the Highland Hotel
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    Monica C
    January 7, 2017|
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    Response from Dazzliedee | Reviewed this property |
    Very sorry for late response, I want in a family room but I gather they had baths. This is a complex on its own with a cinema and shops (expensive though) They have 3/4 different places to eat on the site , each one being... More
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