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    Macdonald Houstoun House

    West Lothian, Uphall EH52 6JS, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent40%
    • Very good27%
    • Average19%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “houston house” (117 reviews)
    “lovely hotel” (61 reviews)
    “spa break” (19 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Room Service
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
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    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Our Spa day was a mixture of great quality treatments but was let down by having a rather disjointed approach by the staff. Positives-- The back massage and facial were excellent. Thanks Jane. I have received many compliments on my skin and my back muscles...More

    Thank Krissie D
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Building is beautiful, spa is fair enough for a cheap spa break. Rooms are nice and so are the staff. However was sadly very disappointed with the main restaurant, way over priced, my main meal was the size of a starter - although it tasted...More

    1  Thank Bmarder85
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Incredibly historic and understatedly elegant. The staff was lovely and our accusations were upscale. Lovely gardens. We, sadly, had to miss breakfast due to an early flight, but they packed a cute little bag for us to go.

    Thank Kathleen O
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed for 1 night with my husband. Arrived and was told we had been upgraded to executive suite. Great I thought. Thank you. Dumped our bags and headed to the bar. It was a sunny day. Cocktails in the garden. Or so I thought.... Cocktail...More

    2  Thank Suzylaw19
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Very historic and pretty hotel with very nice rooms. In fairness to the hotel we were in Scotland (God's country) visiting family so we really used it as a place to sleep so we did not use any of the facilities which I am told...More

    1  Thank ian m
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    About
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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
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Tennis Court
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • US$103 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 70
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    CMc1989
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    Response from steven f | Reviewed this property |
    no TV in the bar
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    28 November 2016|
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    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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    Response from cwhite84 | Reviewed this property |
    The night we were staying there was a dog show on nearby so there were lots of dogs staying in the hotel. They must allow it but as others say there may be a surcharge for it (although who says dogs are messier than humans... More
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