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    Macdonald Houstoun House

    West Lothian, Uphall EH52 6JS, Scotland
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    • Excellent38%
    • Very good27%
    • Average19%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible6%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    My partner and I came for 3 nights for the Hogmany Ball. A brilliant time was had by all. The food was superb and the dancing was energetic. The staff were wonderful and couldn't do enough for you. We stayed in the old bit of...More

    Thank caroline3262
    Response from Daniel C, General Manager at Macdonald Houstoun HouseResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Caroline3262 Thank you for your kind review and we are pleased you both thoroughly enjoyed Hogmanay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed one night as part of a Secret Escapes bed and breakfast deal. On arriving our first impressions were good - the building was imposing and in beautiful grounds. Check in was straightforward but while we did not expect a "deal" room to be...More

    4  Thank gaylel482
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Livingston lacks good hotels for its size and this is without a doubt the best. Good rooms and a great location. Beautifully grounds too The food is good and staff are pleasantly informal while attentive. It's the only place to stay if in this neck...More

    Thank David C
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Spent the evening here with work colleagues for our Christmas party. The food was OK and the service was good however the prices at the bar were eye-watering. £3 for a coke!! Not sure I'll hurry back.

    2  Thank Sue W
    Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here the night before my wedding with my daughter and bridesmaids. Rooms were very dated and old fashioned. Need some TLC. Overpriced for what you get. Carpets stained etc. I asked for me and my bridesmaids to be in rooms next to each other...More

    2  Thank mrsbain_x
    Response from Tej W, General Manager at Macdonald Houstoun HouseResponded 5 weeks ago

    Dear Mrsbain_x Thank you for taking the time to share a review following your recent wedding. I am sorry that there were aspects of our rooms that fell short of your expectations and that you were not given rooms next to each other. I will...More

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    • Pool
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    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Tennis Court
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Also Known As
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    • Houston House Hotel ,
    • Macdonald Houstoun House Uphall, Scotland
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    no TV in the bar
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    I'm sorry I just saw this message. you'd best phone them I'm not a whiskey drinker I'm afraid.
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