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    Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

    Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
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    Reviewed 3 September 2017

    Its a while since ive stayed here, i think it was originally a 3 star named the Academy. I wasn't enthused about the stay in the hotel as it was last minute but we love coming to the resort and as it was last minute...More

    Thank Skybird2008
    Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore ResortResponded 4 September 2017

    Dear Skybird2008, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay, you are quite right this is the old Academy, with a face lift. I am sorry to hear your comments about the view from your room, we would...More

    Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

    A nice hotel , a great room with a real big double bed , with comfortable bedding and pillows ! The bathroom spacious with everything needed in there. The sofa with traditional fabric was very nice in the room. The breakfast was good and generally...More

    Thank Alexandra S
    Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore ResortResponded 4 September 2017

    Dear Alexandra S, Many thanks for your lovely review. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the bed lovely and comfortable and that breakfast was good, nothing like a good feed after a good sleep. I do hope...More

    Reviewed 1 September 2017

    Spent two nights at the Macdonald Aviemore in August 2017. The trip to Aviemore itself was not originally part of our itinerary in the Scottish Highlands, and came about practically overnight due to an unforeseen complication with one of our other bookings. Some of the...More

    Thank Arun K
    Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore ResortResponded 4 September 2017

    Dear Arun K, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the room had all you needed. I will pick up with the team on your comments about the...More

    Reviewed 26 August 2017

    Stayed 2 nights, and how comfortable it was! It's in an area where there are different hotel buildings all under the MacDonald chain, and this particular building had not looked very promising, to be honest. But when I checked in, my feelings about it changed...More

    Thank Shirls B
    Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore ResortResponded 29 August 2017

    Dear Shirls B, Thank you for your lovely review. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had 2 lovely meals. I do hope that we have the chance to see you again soon. Kind regards Christo Botha...More

    Reviewed 21 August 2017

    Stayed 2 nights over weekend. Second night fire alarm went off twice! Limited staff on duty, some with no real grasp of English language. Guests were advised to go back to their rooms when fire alarm sounded for second time. Duty manager was not aware...More

    Thank Helen s
    Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore ResortResponded 23 August 2017

    Dear Helen s, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am concerned to read your comments and I am sorry that you did not feel reassured, even following a number of conversations onsite. We have fully trained staff on duty at...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
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    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
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    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
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    • US$ 143 - US$ 309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 404
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    jacqueline K
    15 August 2017|
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    Response from Hula666 | Reviewed this property |
    It has entertainment but I think its only for the summer. We only went 1 evening, depends what you are used to.
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    16 April 2017|
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    Response from emmailey1 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, I used the pool back in Feb and it was about 8 per person for 3 days as it was on special, obviously it will be more in the summer I would imagine but well worth it.
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    10 March 2017|
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    Response from emmailey1 | Reviewed this property |
    I would assume so given the size of the estate. If in doubt email the hotel, I found staff to be helpful.
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