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Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Great hotel with clean comfortable, well equipped rooms. Great pool and activity areas for children. Relaxing bar area and spacious restaurant. Breakfast and dinner were both to a high standard. Ideal location to walk into Aviemore and great access to explore the Cairngorms.

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

Dear 'poppet_61' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor Your kind comments regarding our rooms, leisure facilities, restaurant, and the quality of our breakfast and dinner are extremely pleasing to read. I am glad you got the opportunity to explore the Cairngorms using our resort as a base to do that. We would be...

Reviewed 28 January 2017

Nice breakfast on a working day. However £15 per head. Although very good the price is scary. Toilets good and setting very nice. Staff exceptionally welcoming even though we weren't guest, we were just passing through.

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

Dear 'Ahmrcj987' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor It is great to see that you enjoyed your breakfast here even though you were not staying at the resort. I will make sure to pass on your kind comments to our staff, and I am glad that they were as welcoming to you as possible....

Glasgow
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at the Macdonald Highland Hotel last Friday and Saturday night .. we had received an itison voucher for a two Night Stay in an executive room with breakfast plus dinner on the first night. I had booked the stay not long after Christmas and was told on the phone while booking our room would look...

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

Dear 'Laura S' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor It seems that you did not have the best stay possible whilst visiting us, and for that I am extremely sorry. My sincerest apologies that you did not feel our staff treated you well, and that a number of other points that you raised...

Edinburgh
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Good for family. The kids like the 'pool with beach and waves', but the water temperature is always so cold. On our most recent visit, we first arrived at the pool in the morning at 830 and was told water temperature was 25.5C, too cold for our toddler and baby. Visited again near noon, still just 26C. Decided to dip...

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

Dear 'Ming C' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor It is great to see that you and your family had a pleasant experience whilst on the resort. I am very sorry that the pool was too cold for you, and that the temperature was too low for your children. I will be sure...

Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

For £156 a night you would expect more for your money, shower tray that flooded over,pool frozen cold for over a week, burnt buffet breakfast and to top it off admin mistake wrongfully over charging us

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Dear 'Darren C' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor I am sincerely sorry you did not have the best experience possible whilst staying with us. I would like to apologise for your shower tray flooding over, and that the temperature of our pool was too cold for you. It is also concerning to read...

Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed over New Year 2016/17 with our 3 year old and grandparents and brother and sister in law. Terrific family stay all round. Rooms are comfortable and the staff very good indeed. Overall the food in the package was excellent, New Year's Eve was a good meal and entertainment with band at midnight and terrific fireworks. Something for all...

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

Dear 'Scotlandtravels1' Many thanks for leaving a review here on TripAdvisor It is great to see that you enjoyed our Hogmanay celebrations as much as we did. Your kind comments regarding the rooms, food, entertainment and the pantomime are all extremely pleasing to read. I hope that we can welcome you back to the resort in the future. Kind Regards...

scotland
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is the second time we have stayed here and I can say we love Aviemore and this resort, I was really pleased when I was asked if we wanted an upgrade. Upon arrival we went to our room and my heart sank when we went through the entrance/fire door, our room was exactly opposite and as we thought we...

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

Dear 'eileen062' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor It is great to read that you enjoy Aviemore so much, and that you also enjoy the resort. I am so sorry that you were put into a room in our hotel that was close to an entrance/exit, but I am glad that you still...

Edinburgh
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We really enjoy the hotel, which is excellent and is why we have been going there for many years. However, we noticed that the staff on check-in were not very helpful and their attitude is not particularly customer focused. Improvement in this area is urgently needed to bring it in-line with the standard of the hotel.

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

Dear 'mrlawson2017' Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor I am glad that you enjoy our resort, and that you have returned to the resort on several occasions. I am sincerely sorry that the most recent of these visits was not to the same standard that we aim to provide, and I will be sure...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Visited for one night on 6th Jan 17. We stayed in the Aviemore Hotel and the room was lovely. Spotlessly clean and lovely furnishings with tartan wool settee and chair. The shower was good. The facilities on site were good and we used the pool / steam room etc. and the shopping area was good. The hotel buildings are not...

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Dear 'CJMidlothian' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor. It is great to read that you had such a pleasant stay with us. Your kind comments regarding your room, our leisure facilities and the breakfast we provide are lovely to read. We greatly appreciate feedback from our guests, so thank you very much for...

Richmond, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Booked into the aviemore hotel for 3 nights was a bit unsure about it but to be honest it was i thought ok the hotel is actually a mini complex with additional hotels around it each offering something different regarding area and food choices .The hotel Aviemore location is very good as just a short walk through Tesco car park...

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Dear 'Boal01' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor I am glad that you had such an enjoyable stay with us here at the resort, and that you found our Aviemore hotel to be in a good location and well equipped. It is great to see that you managed to enjoy the majority of the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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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: €115 - €255 (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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