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Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The bedroom was clean, warm and comfortable on 2nd floor. We had dinner and wine. Not much chat with the staff as most were foreign. We felt that reception could have given us more information about the hotel. Good selection at breakfast. The facilities are good including cinema and swimming pool. The staff at reception in swimming pool were much...

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

Dear 'Pammac4' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor It is great to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that your room was up to the high standards that we aim to provide. I will be sure to pass on your comment regarding the amount of information given at reception to...

Stonehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped into see 'Logan' whilst on a short break recently. Cinema is based in what looks to be an auditorium for conferences. Although movie was enjoyable and the sound was good, it was not a very comfortable 2 plus hours sitting in those chairs. Felt a bit let down really as price does not really reflect this clinical environment.

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

Dear 'Jim_ShonaBeam' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor It is great to see that you were able to use our cinema whilst staying with us, and that you enjoyed the film. I am sorry that the seating was uncomfortable, as this is an issue we are aware of and are currently working towards...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at hotel from 3rd March to 5th March celebrating mine and my husbands 50th birthday. Hotel was fine a bit dated but in all good facilties to use. Very close to the main street. Lots of restaurants to choose from very reasonable Would return again PS thanks to the house keeper who left us a birthday card nice touch

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

Dear 'magsdunn' Thank you very much for leaving us a review on TripAdvisor and a belated Happy Birthday! I am glad to read that you and your husband had a good time at our resort and that you are taking good memories of your 50th birthday with you and I shall make sure that I will pass on your comments...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here with an online voucher deal giving us two nights bed and breakfast in an executive room with dinner on the first night. The value for money with this deal was excellent and we chose to eat off the main menu and both had excellent steaks. The hotel facilites are really good, although the decor in the room was...

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

Dear 'Scott E' Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review on TripAdvisor. Thank you for your comments regarding your room, housekeeping and breaksfast being in anothr hotel. Please be assured that your feedback has been passed on to the relevant managers and that it will be taken on board. Despite the issues you have encountered, we...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here with my husband and two children aged 9 and 4, for two nights in the February break. Room was lovely although a bit cramped when the double sofa bed was out. Just as well there was so much to do that we didn't spend much time in our room. Boys loved the swimming pool with wave machine and...

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

Dear 'Linda M' Thank you very much for leaving us a review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to read that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We are happy that you had a chance to use our activity centre and that your children had a good time there and that you were also able to dine at...

inverness
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed here in January to get away for a couple of nights, I was apprehensive because I am not a lover of MacDonald resorts at all, in this instance I was pleasantly surprised. Rooms are very nice and immaculate, reception staff very pleasant and informative. had dinner in the steak house meal could have been warmer but overall very nice...

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

Dear 'lochaslh3' Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback on TripAdvisor. We are happy to read that you had a positive impression of our Macdonald Aviemore Resort and we are glad that you had a good time when you stayed with us in January. Thank you for your positive feedback regarding our rooms and our staff,...

East Kilbride, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I have mixed feelings about this hotel.. it has the potential to be great but it seems it's a bit all over the place...the layout is so confusing. The rooms were clean and nice i checked in across the road and had to drive to another part to get to my room... the facilities looked good although I did not...

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

Dear 'John G' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you saw the potential that this resort has. We are always working towards that potential and hope to be a facility that can cater for all. It is great to see...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The Macdonald Aviemore Hotel was great especially the adjoining room for children. The location was great with facilities on your doorstep. The Steak House was of good quality but the Italian Restaurant was very slow and average. The chef for breakfast was great giving local knowledge of where to go. Will definitely return next year.

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

Dear 'Bradleycordes' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am so glad that you had such a lovely stay at the resort, with kind comments about our location, steakhouse and breakfast. I will be sure to pass on your words regarding the Italian, as we are always looking to improve the service we...

Oklahoma
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived with seven and a baby, children ranging in age from 13 to 8 months and found our accommodation more than adequate. The staff were most helpful with directions to all the various facilities and attractions, and with questions in general. Ample parking, short walk to Aviemore village. Great meals in the on site facility, the Spey Burger and...

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

Dear 'don7614' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor It is great to see that you had such a lovely experience here at the resort. I am glad you found our staff to be helpful with all areas of the resort, and that you found the accommodation to be more than adequate. Your kind...

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Spent a wonderful short break at the hotel. The leisure facilities were fantastic, the room clean and well appointed, staff extremely professional and helpful. Breakfast was excellent. Situated within heart of Aviemore, very handy when accessing the local amenities.

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Dear 'Calgary425' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor It is wonderful to see that you had such an enjoyable stay with us recently, and that you were able to use the leisure facilities. Your kind comments regarding the room, staff and breakfast are extremely pleasing to read, and we will aim to continue...

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

Additional Information about Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

Address: Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Aviemore
Price Range: RM548 - RM1,217 (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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