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Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

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Maringa, PR
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stayed some nights, it was good and the location helped us a lot, but we spent precious time walking and trying to find out the hotel facilities, they are quite good and the breakfast was delicious. The staff was excellent and I would say our bedroom was a little bit outdated, the carpet a bit clumsy but it was...

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

Dear 'SoniaGimines' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. I am sorry that you had to spend so much time walking to find our facilities, we are a large resort but are currently working on new signs to ensure people no longer have difficulties finding their way. Thank you for your kind comments regarding our...

Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We have been to this hotel a couple of times before. There has been a decent refurbishment since last visit so was impressed by standard of hotel this time round. Now the madness ... The hotel is fully booked ... bursting at seems ... At night we wondered into bar area ... You would think would be full... no one...

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

Dear 'Dave1875' Thank you for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor. Thank you for your kind comments regarding our recent refurbishment, it is good to know the changes do not go unnoticed. I am sorry that you feel our bar prices are too heavily inflated, and I can assure you that a review of the prices...

Glasgow
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stayed at Aviemore hotel, 2adults, 12year old and 2year old. When we arrived I was unsure where our hotel was, I went to the conference centre and spoke with a lady who directed us to our hotel. The site is very confusion when you first arrive. When we got to our hotel, we checked in very swiftly, receptionist asked if...

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

Dear 'D4343PYdebbiet' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. I can understand your issue with being unable to find the hotel you were staying in, but we are currently working on a solution to this. I am glad that you enjoyed our leisure facilities, but I am sorry that you found it to not be...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Really nice room, swimming pool good with flume and wave machine, evening buffet for kids terrible - had to leave as couldnt wait any longer for trays to be refilled with fresh pizza pasta, breakfast room lovely and food selection adequate, check in 4pm is too late, nice location.

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

Dear 'mark_mcvie' Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. Your kind comments regarding the room and leisure facilities are very pleasing to read. I am sorry that you did not enjoy the childrens buffet we provided during the half term break, or that you found that 4pm is too late for check in. We hope...

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at this resort several times and always leave happy. The room in the Aviemore Hotel was clean, cosy and comfortable. The pillows were actually Devine. Good breakfast with plenty variety. The facilities for the children is why We go to the resort. The pool: sadly the pool is looking a bit shabby (lockers without doors or lock,...

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

Dear '8602ord' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor. It is great to read that we have returning customers that consistently enjoy the resort and the services that we provide. I can assure you that we are currently working on improving the changing room facilities in our activity centre. I am sorry to hear...

Alloa
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We always stay at The MacDonald when in Aviemore and again not been disappointed. The new rooms have been tastefully decorated. Only stayed for the Friday night as the cost for the Saturday was sadly out of our price range.

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

Dear 'maD6289TF' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. It is great to read that we have such loyal customers that visit the resort regularly and consistently have a positive experience. I am glad you enjoyed our refurbished rooms, but I am sorry that we could not accommodate you for a second night. We hope...

Aberdeen
Reviewed 17 October 2016

One night stay here before we headed to the Aviemore Half Marathon. The reception was welcoming. Check in couldn't have been easier. Service was top class and food and drinks were excellent. Quite pricey, but you definitely get what you pay for.

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

Dear 'F5518ZTjohnm' Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is overwhelmingly positive, and is very pleasing to read. Your kind words regarding reception, our check in process, and the standards of our restaurant are extremely enjoyable. We greatly appreciate all feedback, and your comments will be passed on to the team. We hope...

Edinburgh
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The hotel itself was lovely. Staff were cold on arrival, and would not accept a split payment for the room. Our tv was broken, and we had to call four times before someone eventually came up after an hour and a half, to tell us they couldn't fix it (without looking at it). Not what you would expect when you...

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

Dear 'claireK2842QV' Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. Your kind words regarding the hotel itself are very pleasing and thank you for your feedback. But I am very sorry that you felt our staff were cold on arrival, and that there were some issues regarding the bill and your TV. I will pass your...

Kirkcaldy
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Was not worth the money, bar closes at 10pm. Breakfast was like feeding time at the zoo. For the money we would have liked to be served. Lunch was even poorer in the Spey centre.would not recommend for the money it cost

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Dear 'R9895LIjamess' Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. I am sorry that you did not feel that your stay was not worth the money that you paid, and that the bar may have closed earlier than you expected as we aim to provide services for as long as customers require them. I can only...

Scottish Highlands
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I had been using the hotel's swimming pool, sauna and steam room for quite a few years. It is a great place to relax after a hard day's work. I find that the maintenance of the gents' shower has been gradually deteriorating during the past 12-18 months. Out of the three shower cubicles I examined (the forth...

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Dear 'Grantown' Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. I am deeply sorry that you experienced such issues with our leisure facilities. Your comments regarding the maintenance of the facility are concerning, and I can assure you that these issues are being investigated. Kind Regards Ruth Dixon Operations Manager

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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 

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Address: Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Aviemore
Price Range: $173 - $377 (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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