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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We stayed in one of the three bedroom lodges. The bedrooms were a really good size, as was the open plan living room/dining area and kitchen. One bedroom was en suite and there were another two good sized bathrooms as well as a sauna, which was excellent. Fabric, furnishings, appliances and accessories were all of a high standard. Heating was...

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Jody M, General Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear JohnCM208, Thank you for your wonderful five star review about Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel and Resort. It was wonderful to read about how you were able to enjoy all of the spoils our resort has to offer. Thank you for your appreciation of my staff’s efforts, I will ensure that your praise for their efforts is echoed to them....

Kinross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Just spent 2 nights on a DB&B basis with my wife and really enjoyed the experience. The hotel is in a great overlooking loch Ard and set amongst hills and forests of the trossachs national park. Our room was spacious and spotless with 2 double beds a relaxing couch and chair. Toiletries were supplied in the on suit bathroom. The...

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Jody M, General Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear 27feb1949, Thank you for your kind words in your recent review about Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel and Resort. It was wonderful to welcome you to our resort and I am delighted to read that you had a good time. Our breakfast are of superb quality and there is a short delay in getting this as (as you mentioned) it...

Reviewed 10 March 2016

Whilst we encountered a few issues with our stay, I believe how it's managed and handled at the time - which gives us our overall rating. In this case, for us, 5 stars as it could not have been managed better. We visited MacDonald Forest Hills on the night of the 15/16 February 2016 after being recommended by friends who...

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Jody M, General Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Crashmatt, Thank you for your wonderful five star review about Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel and Resort. It was wonderful to meet you when you were with us. I am sorry again for any challenges that you may have experienced when you were with us. I am delighted that we were able to catch up before you left and share...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We attended Rafters Bar and Bistro as part of a wedding party of 18 for a pre wedding dinner at a nearby venue. The table was prebooked months in advance and the restaurant was relatively quiet on the evening of the meal. Despite this, staff appeared ill prepared for us. We offered drinks once in our entire sitting, with staff...

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Jody M, General Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear TheWaterCloset, Thank you for the time you have taken in writing a review about Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel and Resort. I am sorry that you did not feel like you had the dining experience you expected when you were with us. I have spoken with my team and they have confirmed that they offered you a set menu as...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2016

From the moment we arrived we were welcomed by the staff and enjoyed pre-barbecue drinks and wandered through the magnificent grounds prior to enjoying the wonderful food cooked on the barbecue. Excellent hotel for this type of event not only for the service and food but also the wonderful views over the Loch. We are returning this year.

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Jody M, General Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth H, Thank you for the time you have taken in writing a review about Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel and Resort. It is wonderful to read of your appreciation of our Barbeque evenings we have on our Resort. They really are a delight and many of our returning guests enjoy the beautiful views and sunshine from our terrace. We...

Ilkley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2016

We enjoyed a very relaxing weekend in early March when the weather was nice and sunny. There are spectacular mountain views from both the bedrooms and Garden Restaurant (where breakfast is also served). There is a small well equipped gym and a swimming pool that is 18 metres long which is longer than most hotel indoor pools and allowed for...

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Jody M, General Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Glynn H, Thank you for your kind words in your recent review about Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel and Resort. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were able to sample all of our spoils. I will pass on your appreciation towards our Rafters Manager for his efforts – Thank you. We hope that...

Lanark, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Visited for a spa day, hotel staff were very nice, Danielle who did my facial and massage was excellent. The day proved to be disappointing as the facilities couldhavebeen better. The toilet seats in the toilet cubicles were loose and on toilet did not flush properly. The slippers we were supplied with were not new and had obviously been laundered....

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Jody M, General Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear 758aw, Thank you for the time you have taken in writing a review about Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel and Resort. I am sorry that the toilet did not flush properly and the toilet seat was loose when you were with us. I am proud to report that this has been repaired. I am delighted that you enjoyed your facial...

Alexandria
Reviewed 5 March 2016

W as very relaxing and the views were beautiful, food was good but expensive for what you received The staff were friendly and efficient while doing there job. would possibly go again to the spa but not stay

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Dear 758aw, Thank you for your kind words in your recent review about Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel and Resort. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass your appreciation on to my team for the efforts – Thank you. I hope that you return soon and enjoy our “beautiful views”. Thank you again...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Booked a 2 night break away with hubby to climb some mountains. The forest hills is in an ideal location for this as we could actually walk up Ben Venue from the hotel and a short drive took us to other mountains. The 2 of us wer booked into a family room on the ground floor with a view of...

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Jody M, General Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear TopWanderer, Thank you for the time you have taken in writing a review about Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel and Resort. It is wonderful for me to read that our chef was able to exceed your expectations with his vegetarian dining options. I will pass on your compliments – Thank –you. Our outdoor activity offering certainly improves in the summer...

Brampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Just enjoyed an excellent 3 night break to celebrate my wife's "special" birthday. Despite a slight misunderstanding over when we would be arriving we had one night in a "lodge" which was very comfortable and well equipped and then 2 nights in the main hotel. Views from the hotel are just stunning and were helped by three days of sunshine....

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Dear Stephen G, Thank you for the time you have taken in writing a review about Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel and Resort. I am delighted that you and your wife enjoyed your three night stay in our hotel. I am sorry if the service seemed a little long when you were here, but I am delighted that you felt the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled within the breath-taking scenery of The Trossachs, Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa provides a luxurious getaway right on your doorstep. Our hotel in Aberfoyle is located just 20 minutes from Stirling, 40 minutes from Glasgow and less than an hour from Edinburgh, offering the perfect retreat from city life. Indulge in award-winning dining in the Garden Restaurant, or enjoy a delicious afternoon tea on the terrace while watching over Lake Ard. Our sumptuous spa is just the thing if you need to relax, with a fabulous selection of Elemis treatments on offer or, for the more adventurous, why not take to the surrounding hills or venture out on to the lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa

Address: Aberfoyle, Kinlochard, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK8 3TL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Kinlochard
Price Range: ₹ 6,043 - ₹ 17,038 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 55
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Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel And Resort
Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel Aberfoyle
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Forest Hills Hotel
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