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Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited for a Convention. Physical plant (stayed in Morlich Hotel) and cuisine were highlights. Food was delightful, especially the Italian dinner buffet. Only fail in food was breakfast black pudding (which I love) that was cooked to dry hockey puck status and inedible. Rooms were nicely decorated and updated, bathrooms clean and very nice. Rainfall shower head with handheld in...

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

Dear 'DCGoldenz' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am glad that you found our location and the dining experiences that we provide to be the highlights of your trip, along with the bedroom being to your liking. I am sorry that you found our customer service to not be to the level...

Hawick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This resort of hotels are OK comfortable beds and nice big shower room free WiFi. Breakfast was OK felt more like sitting in factory canteen than a restaurant though with cheap tables and chairs the food was OK although some of it seemed to be very salty. Dinner was in a different part of the hotel and was very good.

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

Dear 'sjireland1' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor Thank you for your kind comments regarding our beds, WiFi and shower facilities. I am sorry you did not enjoy the atmosphere at breakfast, but I am glad that you enjoyed your dinner to a greater extent. I hope that we can welcome you back...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was looking for a hotel with pool sauna etc for a chill time getaway for the other half's 50th birthday she had already celebrated her birthday with her female friends. I wanted to treat her to something more special than a Travelodge or similar and I wanted to visit the " HOUSE OF BRUAR " for a shopping afternoon,...

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

Dear 'stevenromantic' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor It is wonderful to see that you had such a lovely stay with us for the 50th birthday that you were celebrating. Thank you for your kind words regarding the meal you had in Aspects, I hope you can find time to return to the...

Troon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel is tired and full of scuffed woodwork and older carpets. It's more like some hostel accommodation. In addition, room 2216 is a room for disabled patrons so you will get a low sink etc. not ideal for tall people (despite this the mirrors were at regular height which is not likely ideal for a disabled person either)! No mention...

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

Dear 'Talamhgirl' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am so sorry that you found our hotel to be dated, and that the room was not appropriate to your needs. I am also sorry that you did not enjoy the customer service that we provide, but I can assure you that we set...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a pleasant stay. Clean and comfortable room and good breakfast. Not quite sure how to explain the atmosphere, the staff were pleasant enough but there was something missing. We ate in Giovanni's Italian restaurant within the resort. The staff here were very friendly but the menu of pizza and pasta was a bit limited.

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

Dear 'Winnie D' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am glad that you enjoyed your stay here at the resort, that your room was clean and comfortable and that you had a lovely breakfast. I am sorry you did not find the atmosphere here to be to your liking and that you...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At first site you this "Oh my god", the place is a huge complex but the room are excellent the on site facilities are comprehensive and the meals are excellent quality. The location is close the the cairngorm mountains where you enjoy lots of interesting forest walks

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

Dear 'Sandy A' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am so glad you had such a lovely visit to the resort, and that you found our facilities, rooms and meals to be of a high standard. The resort is large but this only allows to include more facilities for our guests to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a couple nights up with family, for my father in laws 60th. The weather was absolutely amazing and we were incredibly lucky, the resort is beautiful and we spent a lot of time at the play park, the soft play and the swimming pool is fantastic and my eldest loved the wave machine and slide. Though saying that...

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Dear 'DaniellaMSmith' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am so glad that you had a lovely stay here on the resort, and especially enjoyed the playpark and soft play areas within the resort. I am sorry that you had to take your rubbish along with you, and we are currently working on...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have kids this is one of the best places you can stay in Scotland. Great service provided: swimming pool, play areas, gaming rooms, cinema, evening shows (theatre, song competitions, etc) and outdoor activities of all sorts. Pretty much recommended.

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

Dear 'Luca R' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor It is great to see that you feel our resort is such a lovely place to stay if you have children with you, as we look to make sure everyone has a wonderful stay when they visit us. We hope to welcome you back...

Livingston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the hotel for the first time and it was a great time the rooms are the quietest we have ever stayed in anywhere in the world. Food very good especially the breakfast, the staff really look after you very friendly and helpful, we turned up to late for breakfast one morning, but one of the breakfast waiters asked what...

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

Dear 'zakawakanaky' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am so glad that you enjoyed our Hogmanay celebrations to such a great extent, your comments regarding our staff, breakfast and the entertainment into the new year are extremely kind. It is also great to read that our staff went the extra mile in...

Glasgow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed on a bed and breakfast rate in the Aviemore Hotel for Easter weekend with our two young girls and, considering what we paid (lets just say it wasn't cheap) and the full schedule of activities and facilities on offer for young children, we had high hopes. Sadly we what we found was a little disappointing. I hadn't realised...

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Dear 'clarabubs' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am glad you found so much to do in your time in Aviemore, and that overall you enjoyed your time here at the resort. I will be sure to pass on your comments to our team so that we may work to improve upon...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Laundry Service
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 

Additional Information about Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

Address: Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Aviemore
Price Range: $177 - $404 (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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