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Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

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Aberdeen
Reviewed April 7, 2016

Great mini break! Lovely food, great service and lovely clean accommodation. Staff very friendly and helpful. Great location and dinner bed and breakfast was excellent value. Would definitely stay again!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your 5 star review on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to hear that you would stay again and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager

Hornchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 7, 2016

I've given this place a very good rating, because most of the individual elements were absolutely fine, its just that the whole thing didn't feel like it added up to a 4* hotel and left us feeling... meh. First, the sight is vast and immaculately turned out; clean, mown lawns, lakes, nature reserve, etc., but we didn't avail ourselves of...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor. We take all feedback, both positive and negative, very seriously as such feedback is a valuable way for us to monitor our operation and make improvements where necessary. I do hope that we can welcome you back in the future. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager

Dunfermline
Reviewed April 7, 2016

Brilliant two night break. Made full use of the gym and pool facilities which are top notch. The waves are brilliant! Quiet room, comfy bed, superb food and first class service. Highly recommend the Steakhouse which has a great set menu on the DBB option. Would come again.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very kind review on Trip Advisor. I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the team. I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 6, 2016

We had read mixed reviews about the hotel but we found it to be perfect. The room was clean and warm, the staff were very helpful and the breakfast was excellent. The only downside was the bar prices but don't let that ruin a very enjoyable stay at a central location hotel. Brilliant, we'll be back.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for you 5 star review on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to hear that you will visit again and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager

Muir Of Ord
Reviewed April 5, 2016

welcome and restaurant service unfriendly and a let down despite a beautiful resort and location - rooms were fab and clean we just left disappointed, this was a special occasion and we were left disappointed,

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. Our primary aim is to achieve and exceed our guest expectations and I am sorry to hear that we have failed on this occasion. If you wish to discuss your stay further please do not hesitate to contact me on lindsey.randall@macdonald-hotels.co.uk. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 5, 2016

All the hotels in the Mcadonald Resort have had some refurbishment. It is apparent that some have had more work than others, with the Aviemore Hotel still looking tired and dirty from the outside.First impressions count for a lot when I stay at a hotel and taking onboard that I paid a reduced cost for the room I booked through...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. Our primary aim is to achieve and exceed our guest expectations and I am sorry to hear that we failed on this occasion. If you wish to discuss your issues further please do not hesitate to contact me on lindsey.randall@macdonald-hotels.co.uk. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager

Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Lovely hotel and facilities but beware if you book dinner bed and breakfast that children only have a £12.50 dinner allowance. If you have hungry teens this will not go very far - especially in the steakhouse which is lovely but pricy. Only the two restaurants now - giovannis is more reasonably priced but you may not want pizza every...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We generally class children aged 12 and below. Children above this age would normally be charged as an adult rate therefore would receive the full dinner allowance. I am sorry if this was not explained at the time of booking. On your next stay please contact myself directly on lindsey.randall@macdonald-hotels.co.uk...

Livingston
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Great value for money and a very pleasing experience. Would do it again. Facilities and room was fantastic. All staff very welcoming and happy to help whenever required. Excellent facilities for families, couples etc. Food was fantastic

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your 5 star review on Trip Advisor. I will be sure to pass on all your lovely comments to the team. They all work so hard and really appreciate when people take the time to acknowledge this. I do hope that we can welcome you back again soon. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Rooms lovely new and modern with little homely touches and highland influences. Breakfast use to be amazing in previous years, not so much this time. Will go Room Only next time and drive to Hilton Colymbridge for food if they have no rooms avalible there initially. Hotel Bar is more like a Zizzi restaurant not homely or highland at all....

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I am surprised to hear that you do not like the changes. The feedback on the refurbishment has been overwhelmingly positive. I am sorry that it is not to your taste. The Highlands Hotel has been kept very traditional. On your next visit please contact myself directly on lindsey.randall@macdonald-hotels.co.uk and...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Upgraded from Morlich to Highland hotel. Hotel room was very small and cramped. Shower area dirty. No towels in room. Evening meal service was very slow and when food came portions were tiny and food was cold. This was the case for all courses. I don't mind paying the high prices for food if the quality is there but this...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. Our primary aim is to achieve and exceed our guest expectations and I am sorry to hear that we failed on this occasion. If you wish to discuss your issues further please do not hesitate to contact me on lindsey.randall@macdonald-hotels.co.uk. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotels of our Macdonald Aviemore Resort are situated at the very heart of the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands - a magical location. Stay amidst ancient Caledonian pine forests at one of our four distinctive hotels or our luxury woodland lodge accommodation. You'll find the perfect room for your stay in one of our luxurious Scottish Highlands hotels at Aviemore. Our Highlands Hotel offer four-star luxury for all the family along with our newly refurbished Morlich and Aviemore Hotels which are due to open Spring 2015. Choose one of our Luxury Woodland lodges for a stunning escape in the forest surrounding our resort. You'll find everything you need and more at Macdonald Aviemore Resort - luxury brand shopping, 3D cinema viewing, top-class restaurants, our brand new, state-of-the-art Aviemore Activity Centre, family activities, swimming pool - and for golfers, the Spey Valley Championship Golf Course. Recently voted one of the best in Scotland, this course boasts some of the most breathtaking views in the world. Designed by Dave Thomas, former Ryder Cup player, it features the longest hole in Scotland - a par 5 measuring 635 yards. Are you up for the challenge? ... more   less 

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Address: Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Aviemore
Price Range: $126 - $272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 404
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