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Highlands Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

PricelineUS$ 115*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 288*
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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We spent 4 nights in this hotel for a meeting and conference. It is located right in front of the train station and has the direct access to the hills and mountains. Breakfast served was great and the staff are very friendly. The only concern is that the confirmed check in time is at 4pm! So please plan your arrival...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am still currently staying here, and will regretfully have to do so for another 7 nights. I am here for a conference which starts on Thursday and ends on Monday, but I am still staying till Wednesday. I would like to leave here as soon as the conference ends, but I am on a budget and I fear I...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great dinner and breakfast in the hotel, clean and well presented room with nice decorated bathroom. Great location, very close to town centre, nice facilities on site. Friendly and helpful staff and plenty of parking spaces Hallway and lifts however in accomodation block of hotel were tired and dated and a window had been smashed, this could do with an...

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

Dear 'Connor G' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor It is great to see that you enjoyed your dining experiences during your visit and that you found your room to be clean and well presented. Your comments regarding the facilities and our location are extremely pleasing. I am sorry you did not find...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms ages great locations a Is amazing !! Stunning views of the hills and mountains. Only reason very good was given is the fact that bedroom window does not shut potbelly with out physically having to bend hinge in. Contacted room service was advised of how to close a window . Iam 35 I know to do this as have...

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

Dear 'Bill G' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am so glad that you enjoyed the area that the resort is located in, and that you had such an enjoyable stay with us. I am sorry that you had an issue with the window in your room, I will be sure to...

Nairn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reception staff professional and check-in was quick. Room and bed were a good size. Bathroom was clean and bath was full size which pleased my tall husband, he was able to stretch out. Toiletries provided are Arran Aromatics Apothecary - lovely. We were disappointed to find that the shopping centre was not open on the Sunday. We went to book...

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

Dear 'eileemay' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor It is great to see that you had a lovely weekend away here at the resort, with comments regarding our reception staff, room and bed being extremely kind. I am sorry that you found a couple of our outlets to be closed on a Sunday,...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Jakes Bar which is in the McDonald highland resort complex just after Carrbridge. The staff were just so lovely and helpful and the ambience was spot on with the sparkly light. The food was delicious with all 4 of us clearing our plates. Steak pie,kids hot dogs meal and strawberry eton mess were eaten up quickly with nothing...

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

Dear 'Kirsten H' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am glad that you enjoyed your meal in Jake's situated in our Lochanhully Resort, I will be sure to pass this review on to the team at Jake's so that they know how much their good service and food was appreciated. We hope...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was amazed to see the lovely rooms of Hotel. The behaviour of the hotel staff was very good, courteous and helpful. Unfortunately, i met with a small accident, where the night manager and receptionist came as a saviour for me otherwise we would have screwed our coach trip and next day (BIG THANKS TO THEM). The vicinity of the...

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

Dear 'Amit G' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor Thank you for your kind review about our resort, with lovely comments regarding the rooms, our staff, and the surrounding area in which we are situated. I hope that we may welcome you back one day so that you can have an equally wonderful...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was clean and staff were all very good, Courteous and helpful. Unfortunately i just can't see how this hotel is still classified as a four star Hotel. I have been staying here at least once a year for the last 5 plus years, but unfortunately i think this will be our last time. There just hasn't been any visible...

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

Dear 'Andrew N' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am very sorry you do not feel that our resort is at the standard of the four star accolade, it is great to see that you have returned so many times as we value our returning customers greatly. I will be sure to...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on Friday and our room was available when we arrived at 1-30 ! Bonus as we were told we wouldn't be allowed in till 4pm when booking !! The room was a good size, very clean , a comfortable bed and the shower was amazing !! The breakfast was really good , and the staff were really friendly...

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

Dear 'hoopster5991' Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor It is wonderful to read that you had such a lovely time visiting us here at the resort. I am glad you were able to check-in slightly earlier than anticipated and that you enjoyed your room and your breakfast. We hope to welcome you back...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my little boy to the soft play today once playing for a bit we ordered some ice cream, the man serving dished up the ice cream then picked up 2 spoons then ran them under the tap and wiped them with his finger to clean them then he dryer the spoon on his apron.. I then asked for other...

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

Dear 'marybabes' Thank you for taking the time to leave a review here on TripAdvisor I am so sorry that you had an experience like this, and I will be sure to speak to the relevant people in order to make sure this does not happen again in the future. Kind Regards Ruth Dixon Operations Manager

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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
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  • Suites
  • 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: ₹ 8,555 - ₹ 22,009 (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 Aviemore
Macdonald Highlands Hotel
Hotel Macdonald Highlands
Highlands Hotel At Macdonald Aviemore Resort Scotland
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“Get a room at the middle of the corridor to avoid the noise due to the banging fire door each time guests entering the corridor”
hongching, 27 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seem to have little to no noise protection.”
291daniellev, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Not required all the rooms are same and great.”
958amitg, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“restaurant for the Highland Hotel is on 2nd floor, so I think, a room on the 2nd floor would be most convenient.”
gillianalex2017, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Poor Accessibility for Wheelchair Users or People who have difficulties walking”
kristinam98, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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