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gateshead
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Went for weekend break with wife & 4year old son. Hotel staff were warm and friendly however there was no buzz around the resort!! Food was pretty basic we ate in the fine dining restaurant which was pleasant enough and in the Italian restuarant which was pretty terrible with a drab decor. We were inconsistently charged for my wife's choice...

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

Dear s7rmy Many thanks for your review. I am pleased to hear that you found the staff to be warm and friendly, and that dinner in Aspects restaurant was enjoyable. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy other aspects of your stay. Unfortunately the playpark has been closed whilst we source a provider for new equipment and...

Brechin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Stayed at this hotel on Friday for one night, from the time we arrived till the time we left everything was perfect. Arriving at the hotel we were welcomed by Tom, a great first impression, cleanliness of the hotel and surroundings outstanding. Meals were lovely, great place!!!!

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

Dear Stella M Thank you very much for your Trip Advisor review. I am delighted to hear that your experience at the resort was perfect. I wil pass on your compliments to Tom regarding the warm welcome he provided on arrival. The housekeping and restaurant teams will also be very pleased to read your comments. I hope we can welcome...

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Staryed 2 nights in the hotel. staff very friendly overall and eager to please. room was a bit compact and bathroon had no where to keep our wash bags so they got wet on the floor. Every door we went through creaked - apparent shortage of WD40. Breakfast was fab on both mornings and bar service in the evenings was...

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

Dear davidsQ1548I0 Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you had an enjoyable visit to the resort and particularly pleased to hear how helpful the team were during your stay. I will ensure the maintenance team address the problem you highlighted regarding the creaky doors. Kind regards Stephen Williams Resort General Manager

Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Beautiful hotel in a fabulous location, big room with plenty of room, hotel is located within the cairngorm mountain range, the hotel is also next to the complex leisure facilities which include swimming pool, gym and cinema as well as various different restaurants would highly recommend and would happily go back and stay again Pictures is a view from Spey...

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

Dear Ross A Many thanks for your review. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed the fantastic facilities that we have at the resort. The views from the hotel and the Spey Valley Championship Golf Course are indeed amazing and a great back drop to enjoy a fantastic leisure break at the Resort. I hope we can welcome you back...

Pitmedden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night in the Highlands hotel after attending the golf at nearby Spey Valley. Having stayed here a few years I can see the hotel is definately looking more modern and the bedroom we stayed in was lovely. The staff in the Laggan bar were friendly and helpful and the bar food and drinks were good. The staff...

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

Dear the-mog Many thanks for your review. I am very pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable stay, and I hope that you also enjoyed the exciting European Challenge Tour event at the Spey Valley Golf Course. I hope that we can welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Stephen Williams Resort General Manager

scotland
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Spent three nights bed and breakfast. Reception friendly and efficient. Bedroom well furnished and large double bed very comfortable. Self service breakfast had multiple cooked items with additional fruit juice and continental breakfast options also available. Staff serving coffee and tea efficient and welcoming. only flaw was being subjected to two fire alarms- one at 5.15a.m.! Not anything the hotel...

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

Dear hugovert Many thanks for your review. I am delighted to hear that you had a relaxing and enjoyable visit to the resort. Kind regards Stephen Williams Resort General Manager

Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

First time at the hotel and warm welcome on arrival Room was clean and spacious and appeared to have been decorated recently Usual features Tv, safe, kettle, ironing board and iron Slightly damaged door on the inside of the bathroom and cracked joint between shower tray and tiling Hot tap was so loose you had to hold the body whilst...

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

Dear brian w Many thanks for your review. I am disappointed to hear that we did not deal with some of the problems you highlighted during your stay as efficiently as we should have done. I will speak to the maintenance and reception teams to remind them of the importance of dealing with issues quickly. The Scottish Steak Club has...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2015

First of all lets get the little bad points out the road - yes the layout of the hotels in the resort and room numbers can be confusing but once explained its fine. There are lovely places to eat but unfortunately this isn't promoted enough for the guests, other than a big board at the Highland hotel entrance and briefly...

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

Dear Maureen M Many thanks for your detailed review. I am delighted to hear how enjoyable a stay you had at the resort. I will ensure that the various teams and individuals you have singled out for praise are made aware of the positive impact they had on your visit to Aviemore. We will soon be updating the signage around...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2015

This is an older hotel going through some renovations. The rooms are clean and the bed was comfortable. The bathroom seemed to be just recently renovated and was all new (although very small). I had a room that was connected to another room and I felt like the people next to me were in my room because I could hear...

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

Dear AmyLikeTravel Many thanks for your review. It is always pleasing to read about the great service that the team consistently provides, I will ensure that they are aware of your comments. The resort is undergoing upgrades and refurbishments in many different areas and this will continue to be the case in the coming months and years. I hope we...

Troon
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Ok. The good part is the location. It's handy for the local facilities, its clean, and there's parking. However, the eateries are poor, with the cafes producing lack lustre food. The 'Italian' restaurant is particulalry poor with 'heavy' pasta and cheese laden weighty pizza. The whole place seemed popular with families for the pool and soft play, but is not...

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

Dear Talahmhgirl I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at the resort. We are commencing a full refurbishment of 2 more of our restaurants to ensure that we have a varied and quality offering across the resort. Giovanni's offers an alternative to the Scottish influenced cuisine that is served in the Highlands Hotel. I will...

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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: ₹ 6,971 - ₹ 14,024 (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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