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Berkshire
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a great week here last week for half term. Nice hotel but the Highlands building could do with smartening up a bit, especially the corridors. Family room was a reasonable size and standard, but the fridge didn't work (apparently we shouldnt have even had one) and we had to have the wardrobe door fixed on before we could unpack...

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel room itself was fine but the corridor and hotel in itself appeared a little tired. Receptionist was friendly to the point of being unprofessional. Nice breakfast and a fairly average evening meal. However, the hotel is very central to Aviemore, is amazing for kids and there's loads to do close by.

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

Dear 'SteveDundee' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am glad you found the room and breakfast to be to your liking, and that you enjoyed the location of the resort along with the amount of activities provided for children. I am extremely sorry that you did not particularly enjoy your evening meal,...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friend stayed here last weekend. The hotel was lovely, breakfast was amazing and the surroundings were out of this world. Had a great two night stay and would recommend to everyone! Perfect location.

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

Dear 'Shotshotshots9' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review her eon TripAdvisor It is great to see that you and your friend could have such a lovely stay with us recently, enjoying the breakfast, surroundings and the hotel tremendously. I will be sure to pass your lovely comments on to our staff so that they know their...

Irvine, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fabulous hotel and can't praise it enough we arrived on the sat afternoon and got checked in straight away the staff were very helpful even on the morning as I had to change the booking to add another person and it was no problem to them. So we arrived and we're given our room and the room...

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

Dear 'Steven Margaret... A' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor It is great to receive such a lovely review like this, where you seem to have had a wonderful time whilst staying with us at the resort. Your kind comments which cover a number of the facilities that we provide here are extremely pleasing....

Taunton UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Macdonald Hotels are grouped together in the centre and the Highland is just a ten min walk to the Main Street Despite it size , the service and breakfast were very good The rooms were very pleasant and comfortable Of note was the fact that once in your room you could not hear noise from any other guest

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

Dear 'MarkTaunton' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor Here at the resort we aim to provide the most comfortable stay possible for our guests, it is great to see that you are experiencing this comfort. I am glad that you enjoyed your room, and that you could not hear the guest movements around you...

Inverness
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great stay at the highland hotel, Aviemore resort. Room was clean and warm with comfy bed and two wee single beds for the kids. The breakfast fab, plenty food. The staff are friendly and helpful. We used the pool too - water was warm yahoo 👍🏻. Steam room and sauna a bonus. A great place to stay...

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

Dear 'Joan D' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am so glad to see that you had such an enjoyable experience whilst staying with us in our Highlands Hotel. Your kind comments regarding the room, bed, breakfast, and our staff are extremely pleasing to read. It is great that you also took...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights recently and thoroughly enjoyed it, we aren't skiers or Hill walkers but we're looking for somewhere to relax and unwind ... the executive room we got was nice, comfy bed and spacious, the heating was a bit questionable and didn't really heat the room adequately Staff were very friendly and courteous, and the food...

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

Dear 'boabiwan' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor It is fantastic to see that we have guests that visit the resort that are not skiers or hill walkers that still enjoy the relaxing atmosphere that we aim to provide. I am glad that you enjoyed your room, our staff, and our food, your...

Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here on a 5pm deal. The staff were very friendly and the room was lovely. Big bed which was comfy, clean and all you could need in an executive room. We had dinner the first night which was lovely and after it we were full up. Waiters attentive but not overly so. It was lovely to sit on...

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

Dear 'shaz3004' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am glad to see that you were able to take advantage of our 5pm deal and that you had an enjoyable experience during your visit. Your kind comments regarding the room, dinner, breakfast and our staff are extremely pleasing. The pool does indeed allow...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this hotel after a last minute decision to visit Aviemore for a night in early January. I had booked a double room, but the room we were given was much bigger than that. It had the equivalent of a super king bed, which was very comfy! Breakfast was included in our room rate. The room rate was very...

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

Dear 'touristgirl86_now' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor I am so glad that you enjoyed your last-minute trip up to Aviemore and that you found the room you had booked to be larger than you expected. We would be more than happy to welcome you back up to the resort in the future in...

Co. Mayo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had booked a deluxe King room in the Morlich Hotel of this MacDonald resort village, but on arrival we were very disappointed with the size of the room. Small, tight to the wall and definitely not enough room to store our large suitcases full of skiing equipment. The room was beautifully decorated and clean but there was no way...

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

Dear 'SilesheilaR' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am sorry that the first room you were booked into could not accommodate the luggage that you had brought, but it is lovely to read that we managed to get your room changed so that you could be more comfortable. Your kind comments about...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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: ₹ 7,243 - ₹ 14,735 (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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“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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