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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

I took my boyfriend here for his birthday and had hoped to make the stay special for us. However, I was quite disappointed in the hotel and its facilities, as I had imagined they would be more luxurious than practical. It would be a good place for a holiday with children, as there is a pool and play area. The...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay. I am sorry that you found aspects of your stay disappointing and I will ensure that the areas highlighted are focussed upon for improvement. I do hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back in the the future. Kind regards Christopher Wayne-Wills Chief Executive Officer Macdonald...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2015

This is a mixed review after what was a return to Aviemore after over 10years. Our journey is over 5 hours and we were excited about what may have changed. The best views start after Perth and as usual we stopped off at the House of Bruar, which as developed significantly with a far more extensive café, deli and up...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on Trip Advisor. Our primary aim is to achieve and exceed our guest expectaions and I am sorry that it appears we failed on some areas. Please be assured I have taken all your comments on board. On your next visit please contact Lindsey Randall, Operations Manager, direclty...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 May 2015

My Wife and I and a couple of friends booked an overnight stay in the Morlich Hotel which has just opened in the Aviemore Resort Complex. The day before we received a call to say that there was an issue with the Hotel(cabling or something) and it was temporarily closed for a couple of day and we were being transferred...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on Trip Advisor. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. Following the refurbishment the marketing team are working on a project to improve the signage on Resort. We hope to have this finished very soon. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future....

united kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed a night at the Highlands hotel in Aviemore and couldn't of asked for better service. From friendly, polite and courteous staff to a lovely clean room. The breakfast was delicious with staff on hand to help. I would recommend this hotel and will definitely be going back.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review on Trip Advisor. I am pleased to read that you and your boyfriend enjoyed your stay. I do hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards Christopher Wayne-Wills Chief Executive Officer Macdonald Aviemore Resort

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

This is our 4th stay at this hotel also coming back at the end of May for the May Day bank holiday. The staff are alway so helpful and polite. The rooms are mostly generous in size although I must admit on this booking it was a smaller room. I would recommend booking direct through the hotel I'm my experience...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave a positive review on Trip Advisor. I am pleased to hear that your daughter loves the Resort. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Christopher Wayne-Wills Chief Executive Officer Macdonald Aviemore Resort

Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2015

My partner and i stayed in the hotel for 2 nights Bed and Breakfast.Without a doubt this is an excellent hotel .Staff were very helpful and always on hand to help you.We would highly recomend using this hotel.Thank you once again.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Macdonald Aviemore Resort and for posting your positive review on Trip Advisor. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. The team take great pride in the service that we provide and I am glad you had the opportunity to experience the facilities on offer....

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2015

stayed for two nights recently had B&B and stayed for dinner one night ,Staff without exception were polite , friendly and attentive. Standard double room seemed recently refurbished and was very clean and comfortable with lovely view facing the front looking over to the mountains. Breakfast buffet was great and had a varied selection of hot and cold items We...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your excellant review following your recent stay at the Macdonald Aviemore Resort. I am delighted that you had an enjoyable break and I do hope that we can welcome you back soon. Kind regards Christopher Wayne-Wills Chief Executive Officer Macdonald Aviemore Resort

Kirriemuir, Scotland
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights with breakfast and had a brilliant time! Rooms were absolutely spotless with a large comfy bed - i've never had such a good nights sleep! Bright and airy with a nice design and layout. Standard facilities, (Coffee making set, television, desk) and a complimentary safe. Bathroom was also spotlessly clean and of a high standard....

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your excellant review. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and had time to use some of the fantastic facilities that we offer on Resort. Hopefully we can welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Christopher Wayne-Wills Chief Executive Officer Macdonald Aviemore Resort

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Stayed for two nights this week on a B&B basis with our daughters aged 5 and 9 years. We had a family room on the second floor which unfortunately didn't appear to have been included in recent room refurb. The room had more than enough space for the four of us. Room very clean, over looked car park at rear...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave a positive review on Trip Advisor. I am pleased that on the whole you had an enjoyable stay. Your feedback is very helpful as we aim to improve where we have short comings. I do hope that we have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Resort in the...

Aberdeen
Reviewed 14 April 2015

In the Aviemore resort the hotel is fairly average. Be careful about the room you get. Staff are very friendly and happy to give info on the area. Buffet breakfast is good quality and good value. There are good facilities like shops and a reasonable size swimming pool. There appear to be decent kids facilities as well. Good hotel if...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the shopping and swimming pool we offer on Resort. I am sorry that you had to move rooms. On your next visit please request a quiet room at the time of booking and reception will do their utmost to ensure that...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre 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
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Aviemore
Price Range: $142 - $309 (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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“Dont get one at the back of the hotel facing the A9.”
 of 5 bubbles Blootoonboy, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you get a room in the annex, ask for one facing the swimmingpool. Quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 656marjad, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Hotel is a bit of a warren”
 of 5 bubbles Monkeyhangers500, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms do not have blinds or nets only large curtains.”
 of 5 bubbles Dazzliedee, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Great location & nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Deb0rahsp, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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