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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Marine (now McDonald Marine) is an imposing and long standing part of the North Berwick scenery. We had a dinner dance event there and I have stayed at the hotel many times. The facilities are great the views are exceptional especially on a crisp sunny day in December. Our Room was excellent and roomy at the front of the... More 

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Crieff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I took our family to The MacDonald Marine Hotel & Spa for a weekend celebration of my wife's birthday. From start to finish the experience was wonderful. General Manager, Stuart, and every member of the Macdonald team were truly delightful and professional in every way. Along with the superb food, facilities and ambience, set in such a glorious location, we... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

North Berwick is my second home and am there 5 to 6 times a year. Although I have been past the Marine countless times from living nearby I've only ever stayed once before. Indeed I recall the renovations some 7 or 8 years ago. It certainly has a wonderful location - you can walk into NB in just a few... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at the MacDonald in March 2015. I gave it a less than positive review, It's only fair that I update that review. The location and the area are great , plenty of things to see and do for all types and with Edinburgh only 30 mins away on the train,you can have everything you need. On my last review... More 

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this hotel for a night away. We arrived and found we had been placed in a suite which was a great start. Staff were very friendly,the cleaners said good morning as we walked by them and we couldnt fault the friendliness or service at all. The spa was fantastic and we really enjoyed that. We also had lunch in... More 

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We purchased an "It is on" deal which was fantastic value for money! We had a lovely ground floor room (I think it may have been an upgrade) with views over the golf links and beach. The Spa was very nice and spotless. The food was excellent and the staff very pleasant and welcoming. The décor is modern and we... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very nice but pricy. The views of the golf course and water were pretty but the windows are small so block a lot of the view from the room. We ate in the hotel the first day and the food was good however, the food and drinks were way overpriced. After day one, we walked up the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly the good points: very good spa with hot rooms and outdoor hot-tub; excellent restaurant (though not inexpensive) with very friendly well-informed staff. Good location with walks across the golf course, onto the beach and into town. Bed was big and comfortable. Not so good: the room was small with view across the swimming pool roof. Poor: the paintwork in... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for a weekend break for two nights with my husband & my disabled mother. We had two rooms,a classic feature double and an accessible double. Both rooms had views over the water and golf course which was lovely.The rooms were very spacious with all the facilities you would expect. The only negative with regard to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights while playing golf in the area. We had a room overlooking the golf course that was very big and comfortable. The wifi was very poor in the room but better elsewhere. The staff were very helpful. We had drinks in the bar overlooking the course and also dinner in the restaurant that was very good.... More 

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  • Pool
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa boasts everything you could need for a short break on the Scottish coast. Our luxurious spa offers rejuvenating Elemis treatments performed by highly trained therapists. Experience award-winning dining in our restaurant or relax in our lounge while taking in the view over the Firth of Forth. Your guaranteed a great night sleep in our stylish bedrooms, exactly what you need after a day on one of the many surrounding world-class golf courses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa

Address: 18 Cromwell Road | Edinburgh, North Berwick EH39 4LZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > East Lothian > North Berwick
Price Range: $162 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 83
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Macdonald Marine Hotel And Spa
Macdonald Marine Hotel North Berwick
Hotel Macdonald Marine
Berwick Hotel Marine North
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“Rear of hotel has sea views”
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“Rooms at the back have views out to sea. We had a ground floor room which had a bay window and was enormous.”
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