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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2015

We have just returned home after a very good weekend here .overall very nice, rooms abit on the tight side although very comfortable. The hotel is like a maze and very badly signposted inside, we kept bumping into other guests who were also lost. Breakfast was also very good. Very handy for village amenities .

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We at the resort aim to go above and beyond to exceed our guest’s expectations. I look forward to welcoming you back soon Kind Regards Christopher Wayne-Wills Chief Executive Officer Macdonald Aviemore Resort

Glasgow
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The day before our arrival at the Macdonald resort I received a phone call to say we had been upgraded from the Strathspey hotel to the Highlands hotel so was looking forward to my stay. On arrival we found there to be not emough parking facilities for this hotel which was causing problems for most people arriving so not a...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for posting your review. I am sorry to hear that you felt the atmosphere on the resort lacking. Our aim here at the Resort is to achieve and exceed our guest’s expectations, please accept my sincerest apologies that you felt this were not forthcoming during your most recent visit. Thank you once again for your comment,...

Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2015

This hotel is in a stunning location and close to many attractions. The hotel room itself was nice and clean, the only thing that let it down were the foreign staff in the restaurant. They could hardly speak any English, they all seemed to have their own job and if you asked them a question out of the ordinary, you...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for posting your review. I am sorry to hear that you did not recieve our usual standard of customer service. Our aim here at the Resort is to achieve and exceed our guest’s expectations, please accept my sincerest apologies that you felt this were not forthcoming during your most recent visit. If you would like to...

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2015

This trip was booked using vouchers received for a birthday present. Overall the hotel is very good, the room was a good size and clean with all necessary requirements. Requests for additional coffee and toiletries was quickly provided and staff were very friendly and courteous. Breakfast was very good choice buffet style with a very friendly chef serving up freshly...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I do apologise that you felt our pricing was wrong on the drinks, however I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass the comments on to the team who will be delighted to hear them. We at the resort aim to...

scotland
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We were given a nice welcome and then told where to find our room. You had to enter the building via an open fire door and then walk downstairs to our bedroom. The room was okay but for the amount paid not up to standard. The bathroom was small with no where to hang wet towels as radiator was tiny....

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

Dear Guest Thank you for posting your review. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. Our aim here at the Resort is to achieve and exceed our guest’s expectations, please accept my sincerest apologies that you felt this were not forthcoming during your most recent visit. This year we are investing £5.5 million...

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We stayed here 2 nights, the room was clean though a little small. The decor was A bit dated especially in the bar. We ordered room service which was good. The service was impeccable. All the staff we encountered were polite and helpful. Breakfast was a tasty and plentiful. Would definitely recommend to others.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass the comments on to the team who will be delighted to hear them. We at the resort aim to go above and beyond to exceed our guest’s expectations. I look forward to welcoming...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Just back from my third stay at this hotel, and was pleased it was as good as ever. I stayed in a family room, and was a wee bit disappointed it had not been included in the recent room refurbishments, but it was still clean and comfortable, with bags of room. New carpets and TVs have been provided throughout, and...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass the comments on to the team who will be delighted to hear them. We at the resort aim to go above and beyond to exceed our guest’s expectations. I look forward to welcoming...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel last weekend. We enjoyed our stay but it had both pros and cons Pros; We arrived early and the hotel checked us in no questions asked; The room was well furnished in a traditional manner; The staff were all polite and helpful; The breakfast was to a high standard and a buffet; and The hotel...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for posting your review. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the facilities the resort has to offer, however I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Our aim here at the Resort is to achieve and exceed our guest’s expectations, please accept my sincerest apologies that you felt this...

Coatbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Here at the moment, loving every second of it, purchased as a trip for my family as part of a deal on Amazon local for a two night stay in the luxury cabins. Cannot fault the resort so far. Love the macdonalds chains and I am having my wedding in one of them like them so much. Cabins are out...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. The Activity Centre is a new addition that completed last year and has been great for the families on the resort. I will pass the comments on to the team who will be delighted to hear...

Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

Excellent location in aviemore town close to all restaurants, tesco and ski clothing shops. Also only a 20 minutes drive to the Cairngorm ski mountain. Were kindly upgraded to an executive suite. Room was spacious however we were told the rooms had recently been "refurbished" would hate to of seen them prior to refurbishment if this was the upgrade??? Rooms...

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Dear Guest Thank you for posting your review. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us, however I am glad you had a good breakfast and that the staff at breakfast were helpful. Our aim here at the Resort is to achieve and exceed our guest’s expectations, please accept my sincerest apologies that you...

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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
  • 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: ₹ 8,034 - ₹ 15,987 (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
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“restaurant for the Highland Hotel is on 2nd floor, so I think, a room on the 2nd floor would be most convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles gillianalex2017, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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