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Macdonald Houstoun House

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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“houston house”(121 reviews)
“lovely hotel”(66 reviews)
“course meal”(17 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed today via mobile

Rather a gem of an hotel in lovely surroundings. Came across the hotel whilst searching the Livingston area and wow what a find at a price below the normal budget hotels like premier and Travelodge. The driveway was like entering a posh exclusive venue and...More

Thank rollerdave
Reviewed yesterday

While the hotel itself is charming, the staff absolutely ruined this hotel for us. The young lady at the front desk upon our checkout was the only one that seemed interested in helping us and she went out of her way to do so. Other...More

Thank Amy U
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

40 plus years ago we lived in Uphall and a visit to Houston House was a rare treat and it always had a reputation for fine food. Although considerably larger now as a hotel it has lost none of its old charm. Food still good...More

Thank Fergus H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In theory and on the surface this hotel is excellent. The food is very good, the staff helpful ahd very polite / professional, the room was clean and comfortable (although it was hot so could have done with air conditioning), the grounds /gardens were superb...More

1  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 1 week ago

this hotel has the most fantastic little bar area it's so quant you never want to leave. The grounds are beautiful too. Love the restaurant t's so romantic. It is just 15 minuets from Edinburgh and August is the best time as the festival is...More

Thank Margaret T
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Tennis Court
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$100 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$100 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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Room Tips
"No lift in annex so be sure to request ground floor if need be."
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"If you can ask for a room in the house itself."
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"The ones in the tower are quirky and lovely views of the gardens, the courtyard ones looked interesting as..."
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"Rooms in the annexe are good"
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