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Aberdeen
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Aviemore Hotel for 2 nights from 3rd June as a family of 3. We had a family room which was lovely. We have been coming to Aviemore for years and usually stay at the Highland Hotel. Since the refurb there I have been very disappointed. Rooms are so basic. The Aviemore Hotel is so much better....

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Aberdeen
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The macdonald Aviemore resort is great for couples and families . central lots for children todo , pool, soft play, cinema.. adults lovely clean rooms , good resturants , polite staff. Center of aviemore.

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Hotel needs an update, rooms shabby and did smell, we had to be moved due to the constant noise of a generator. Unable, despite being a resident, to eat in the restaurant as it was fully booked, we were not made aware of this upon our arrival. Staff are pleasant. Supervised play was excellent.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Wasn't too impressed with the Italian restaurant apart from that all else was good. I thought the pool and facilities within the pool were quite good. Will certainly think about making a return visit but will probably avoid the Italian restaurant.

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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. I am pleased to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay and found the pool facilities to be particularly good. I am sorry to hear that you were not impressed with the Italian Restaurant. I will be sure to pass on your comments to the Food and Beverage Director. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall...

Falkirk
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I arrived with my good friend from USA who was travelling with her son. I wanted her stay to be special so I booked a suite and specifically requested twin beds for obvious reasons. I booked a separate standard room for myself. Imagine my horror when we were presented with a king sized bed..... My friend slept on the sofa...

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Johnstone
Reviewed 1 June 2016

After a few minor problems with incorrect booking and lack of chosen wine in Giavanni's restaurant we had a pleasant one night stay. We were not able to use cards at the bar nor coils we charge to our rooms. Disappointing!

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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 sorry to read that we could have been better. We take all feedback, both positive and negative, very seriously as it is the only way to become the best Resort in Scotland. I do hope that this will not deter you from visiting again in the future. Kindest...

Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Food Excellent, Room Excellent, staff in bar unfriendly and reception unhelpful. Sent to wrong room given no info on breakfast or diner. £10 credit was not deducted from bill. Dining/breakfast was excellent.

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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 sorry to read that certain aspects of your stay did not meet your expectations. Please be assured I will be addressing this with the relevant Departmental Managers. On your next stay please contact myself directly on lindsey.randall@macdonald-hotels.co.uk and I will personally ensure that £10.00 resort credit is added...

Glasgow
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Had an excellent stay in MacDonald Aviemore Resort. First time, but will definitely return. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Attentive and welcoming. The beautiful weather just added to the trip. Totally relaxing. The pool sauna and steam room all clean and had a great nights sleep in the comfy bed.

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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 positive review on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and that the sun made an appearance. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager

Aberdeen
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Room, clean but tired, unfortunately there must be some plumbing issue that created an awful and pervasive smell in room, an to an extent the corridor. Dis pointing given the price, which was high for a basic room, in an old building.

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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 sorry to hear that you had an issue with your bedroom. If I can possibly ask you to send me an email on lindsey.randall@macdonald-hotels.co.uk with your room number and I will certainly investigate this. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager

Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Highly recommend this complex. Terrific site but great location for exploration of area. Stayed as a couple so breakfast a tad noisy with kids but nice to hear everyone enjoying themselves. Hope to return again.

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

Dear Guest, Thank your for your very positive review on Trip Advisor and choosing to stay at the Macdonald Aviemore Resort. I do hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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 

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: $162 - $361 (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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