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Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Even before arriving at the MacDonald Aviemore Resort my dealings with the reservation team had been great. They had spotted that I had made two bookings (we had initially thought we would only stay one night) for two of their hotels and asked if we would like to be in the same room for both nights instead. Arranged via email...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

As a birthday treat for me we booked a weekend in Aviemore. The website for the resort was minimal with little or no photos of the rooms etc. We had originally booked into the Aviemore Hotel in the resort and were very disappointed with the reception and the room. The room was quite small for a family room, it was...

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glasgow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked 4 rooms bed & breakfast for our family Easter weekend getaway at the highlands hotel. It was £150 per room per night.(not cheap at all) My 2 son's and daughter had not been to aviemore so we thought it would be the perfect place for our weekend break. When we arrived at 12.30 we were advised the rooms...

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

Dear 'glasgowlassy' Thank you for leaving a review here on TripAdvisor I am sorry that the resort did not live up to the expectations that you associate with 4 star quality, and that you had to wait slightly longer than you would have anticipated to check in to your room. Due to the high number of rooms we have on...

Peebles, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were greeted cheerfully on arrival by the Receptionist, Stevie-Louise. As my husband is an Elite Member of Macdonalds Hotels, our room had been upgraded, and we were given a complimentary bottle of red wine and chocolates in the room. The Housekeeping services were not as good or as thorough as it was on previous visits to...

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

Dear 'FionaB709' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor Your review is lovely to read and I am so glad you had such a lovely stay here at the resort. Your kind words about the staff that we have here are extremely pleasing to read, ranging from our receptionists to the staff in our...

Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not really like this place at all. Rooms were very small and cramped. Stayed in McDonalds in Manchester and it was top class but this was below average. Waiting times for breakfast. Bar was boring .... could not wait to get out of there.

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

Dear 'Maura-Irish' Thank you for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am very sorry you did not enjoy your stay here at the resort, it is with great regret that I read your review and we will take on board your comments so that we may improve in the future. Kind Regards Ruth Dixon Operations...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where can i start? We've been coming here for 3 years now. At least 2-3 times a year. It was love on first night for me!! A snowy January night when a day visit to Aviemore turned into an overnight stay. A very cosy, homely atmosphere in the Laggan bar with its wood burning stove. Anyway fast forward 3 years...

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

Dear 'WalterEgo27' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor It is wonderful to read such a lovely review of the resort, you speak so highly of the resort and we are so glad that you are one of our returning customers. Your kind comments regarding all aspects of the resort are extremely pleasing to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of fun for family and kids. Good food at restaurant- service a bit slow on occasion. Kids disco entertained and was fun. Our son also really enjoyed the pool facilities as well as the play room. Plenty to do.

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

Dear 'GeorgeMcConn' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor It is great to see that you enjoyed your visit to the resort and that you found our resort to be fun for kids and families. I am sorry you found the service in our restaurants to be slower than you would have liked, but...

Falkirk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed in a few Macdonald's hotels and this one was definitely not as good as the others we have stayed in but equally it was fine for what we wanted. We were exploring the area so really just needed a base. Room was nice though we did have to request a plug for our bath which took a...

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

Dear 'aebruce' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am glad that you enjoyed your visit to the resort, even if you felt it may not be at the same standard as other hotels in the group. It is great that you were able to use the resort as a base to explore...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having stayed at this hotel years ago (before it was part of the 'resort), I was apprehensive about how much it would have changed now that it was amalgamated with the other hotels in the resort, however I was not disappointed! The check-in point is well signposted, with ample car parking space right at the door. There was no queue...

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

Dear 'Heather W' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am so glad that we could make your romantic break a success here at the resort, it is great to read that our staff did everything possible to make sure you enjoyed your stay. I will be sure to pass all your comments...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel for 2 nights following a good deal which included a bottle of Prosecco on arrival, dinner on the first night and breakfast both days. on arrival the receptionist did not seem very sure of her job and as she booked us in we had to tell her we also had dinner included when she asked and...

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

Dear 'Eric D' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I would like to begin by apologising that there was an issue with receiving the bottle of prosecco on arrival, I will be sure to pass this information on so that we can improve in the future. I am glad that overall you enjoyed...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Aviemore
Price Range: $166 - $378 (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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Macdonald Highlands Aviemore
Macdonald Highlands Hotel
Hotel Macdonald Highlands
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“restaurant for the Highland Hotel is on 2nd floor, so I think, a room on the 2nd floor would be most convenient.”
gillianalex2017, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Poor Accessibility for Wheelchair Users or People who have difficulties walking”
kristinam98, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Nice to have a view of the Cairngorm mountains.”
Mirren, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“A room in a hotel in the village would be preferable as this place is just characterless and boreing.”
B9653NMstevens, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Dont get one at the back of the hotel facing the A9.”
Blootoonboy, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
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