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Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Couldn't believe the size of the bed when we entered the room and it was one of the most comfortable beds Ive ever slept in!! Very central for getting out and about in Aviemore. Lovely breakfast. Would definitely stay again 😊

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

Dear 'Karen G' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor It is great to read that you had such a lovely stay with us, that you enjoyed how comfortable the bed was and the standard of our breakfast, and our location within the surrounding area. It is very pleasing to see that you would like...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here as I was in aviemore on a business trip. Was really pleasantly surprised by my luxurious and comfortable room. Ordered room service which came quickly and was delicious. All staff were more than helpful. The breakfast buffet caters for all and has a great selection. Parking was also readily available would definitely visit again for leisure.

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

Dear 'Amy M' Many thanks for leaving a review here on TripAdvisor. I am extremely glad that you had such a pleasant stay with us when you were in the area on business. It is great that you enjoyed the room service, and that our staff provided a high level of customer care. We would be more than happy to...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have stayed in this hotel a couple of times now and both times have been great. The rooms are very comfortable and you have everything you need at your fingertips. We only had breakfast in the restaurant but there is a great choice of food and it was very tasty. The staff were all very friendly and helpful, the...

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

Dear 'c c' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed your stay with us to such a great extent. Your kind comments regarding our rooms, breakfast, staff and leisure facilities are very pleasing. We really appreciate all feedback from our guests, so thank you for your lovely...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is a follow up review from the review I posted 30th December 2016 "Hogmanay Weekend", please read that one first to get the full picture of our experience. Our stay at the MacDonald Aviemore Resort only got worse! After our extremely rubbish experience at Check In, we rushed to get ready for our 6pm table at the Steakhouse...

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

Dear 'Kristina M' Many thanks for your reviews on TripAdvisor You have outlined a number of issues during your stay spanning multiple areas of our business, I would very much appreciate the opportunity to discuss these further with you as your comments have concerned me. If you could please send through an email to; guestservices.aviemore@macdonald-hotels.co.uk that would be great. Kind...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Would recommend the MacDonald Highland Hotel in their Aviemore Resort. It's a great base for exploring the area. My partner and I stayed here for two nights for DBB and cannot fault it. The hotel is decorated to a very high standard including the reception area, bar area, restaurant and bedroom. The bedroom was very comfortable with a giant bed...

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

Dear 'AlisonCD' Many thanks for your review here on TripAdvisor I would like to start with a thank you for stating you would recommend our hotel to others. I am extremely glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us so much, that you found our dining experiences to be pleasant, and the beds in the rooms to be...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed twice in this hotel, last time in Dec 16. The setting is lovely, all staff we met were very friendly and efficient. The food in the steak house is really good quality, fresh ingredients, well cooked and presented. Also a decent wine list to chose from. The rooms are clean with lovely crisp bedding and top quality toiletries. The...

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

Dear 'shebScotland' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor I am so glad to read that you have had a couple of great experiences here at the resort. Your kind comments regarding the staff, food provided and leisure facilities are particularly pleasing. I also hope that you join us again in 2017 for more wonderful...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my family are just home from our Hogmanay stay at the Macdonald Resort Aviemore . We had an amazing time . Staff worked so hard to make sure everyone had a great time. Customer service was excellent . Food was superb . Would definitely recommend to friends and family . We also liked the wee touch of the...

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

Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor I am glad that you took the opportunity to spend your Hogmanay celebrations with us here at the resort. It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed your time, and that the little touches we like to add to such occasions were recognised and appreciated. Thank you so...

Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Comfy bed, nice bath and cozy decorations. Exactly what we needed to relax after working xmas in retail 😅 Had a little misunderstanding with my first room not having a bath 🛀🏻 when it was requested on booking but problem was solved in minutes and am really enjoying my stay.

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

Dear 'Taiana_Pereira' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor It is with great pleasure that I read your review, thank you for your kind comments regarding our amenities within the room and the effort that we have put into creating a Christmas atmosphere. I am sorry that there was a misunderstanding with the first room...

Lee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family ( aged 8 - 76) have just had a fantastic Xmas residential break. We could not fault anything at all. The entire team of staff in all departments were all exceptionally professional, friendly, efficient and helpful. The bedrooms were cosy,quiet and comfortable. The leisure centre was a fantastic asset to have onsite. The Xmas entertainment was very good...

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

Dear 'Kirsty C' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor It is very pleasing to read that you had a great time over the Christmas break. I will be sure to pass your kind comments on regarding your experiences with our staff, and I am glad that you enjoyed your room, food and our leisure...

Dumbarton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 1 night at the Macdonald Highland and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The room was nice, clean and adequate for a standard room. Larger rooms were available at an increased price. The meal was excellent and good value on the set menu. I'll probably stay for two nights the next time.

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

Dear 'Mirren' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor I am delighted that you had such a lovely stay with us here at the Macdonald Aviemore Resort, your kind comments regarding your room and dining experience are extremely pleasing to read. Thank you for your feedback We hope to welcome you back to the resort...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax in style and complete comfort at the 4-star Macdonald Highlands Hotel. With 151 luxury rooms-with-a-view and its own signature restaurant, Aspects, boasting spectacular views of the Cairngorm Mountains, the Highlands Hotel is ideal for discerning business and leisure travelers. For relaxation there's direct access to the Leisure Arena, a TV lounge with comfy sofas and a DVD player, and the cozy Laggan whiskey bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

Address: Aviemore Highlands, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Aviemore
Price Range: $134 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 151
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Macdonald Highlands Hotel
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“Poor Accessibility for Wheelchair Users or People who have difficulties walking”
 of 5 bubbles kristinam98, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Nice to have a view of the Cairngorm mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles Mirren, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“A room in a hotel in the village would be preferable as this place is just characterless and boreing.”
 of 5 bubbles B9653NMstevens, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Dont get one at the back of the hotel facing the A9.”
 of 5 bubbles Blootoonboy, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you get a room in the annex, ask for one facing the swimmingpool. Quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 656marjad, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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