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Macdonald Houstoun House

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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

Stayed here on our first and last night in Scotland (booking through Great Value Vacations). We wrote ahead and asked for an early check in (11am), available at an additional cost. We were greeted by Suprina, who I knew right away, as we emailed back...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went with my friend for a spa day and afternoon tea booked via itison deal voucher. Contacted the hotel on messenger to ask if the afternoon tea could be catered to a vegan diet and they responded with yes as long as you make aware...More

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Houston House hotel in August 2018 to celebrate our wedding anniversary. From the moment we booked our room until the moment we departed, we found staff to be pleasant, friendly and welcoming. When the Services Manager, Wilfried learned that it...More

Thank April E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked afternoon tea for my wife's birthday,extremely disappointed.Sandwiches were as unimaginative as one can imagine,scones were OK,we had a "dessert" which we thought might be an "EtonMess " without the meringue( the cream was all over the outside of the ramekin).we were advised it was...More

Thank Rcr272
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Welcome to the hotel and being shown to the bar was lukewarm. The service was slow. The hotel didn't not have soda water or Appletise..unacceptable and very poor. Took nearly 40 mins from ordering to the lunches being served. Food nice but not extraordinary as...More

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Situated in a secluded spot near Livingston just west of Edinburgh, and set in 22 acres of beautiful woodlands, Macdonald Houstoun House is the perfect country hotel and retreat. Once visited by Mary Queen ...More of Scots, the historic building has the classic grace of a 16th century Tower House. Inside, 70 rooms blend luxury and character, with a unique feature bedroom in the Tower For food-lovers, the Jeremy Wares at Houstoun House restaurant has two AA Rosettes for excellent local ingredients, expertly cooked in season. In the cellar, the cosy Vaulted Bar is the perfect spot for a drink or afternoon tea. Our Leisure Club and Spa have ample scope for working off the calories and a host of rejuvenating treatments. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Sauna
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
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GreenLeaders Silver level
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Room types
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SummerAllYear9
25 September 2017|
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Response from Erle S | Reviewed this property |
I have no knowledge of this. Contact the hotel for an answer.
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CMc1989
12 April 2017|
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Response from steven f | Reviewed this property |
no TV in the bar
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james w
28 November 2016|
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Response from susan r | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I just saw this message. you'd best phone them I'm not a whiskey drinker I'm afraid.
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