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Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 269*
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Paisley
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Booked for a family break 2 nights bed and breakfast. Room was clean and comfortable, drinks were as expected over priced (typical hotel prices though to be honest) we did enjoy our stay altho it lacks atmosphere. Nothing much happening in the evenings, the bistro which was suggested as a family bar had no music on and was pretty empty....

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ForestOps, Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear lynanne80, Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay on the most part, and that you were able to make the most of our facilities. I am sorry to read that Rafters Bar and Bistro did not live up to your expectations. I have passed your comments regarding breakfast onto our head chef who will...

lancs
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on a thurs night. Having had a busy few days I wanted somewhere comfy and warm to rest and relax. Had a good session in the spa then went into Aberfoyle to watch football and eat. Had such a good restful nights sleep in my spacious room. I actually slept longer than I should have and didn't want...

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ForestOps, Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Overnyter, Thank you for your review. I am pleased to read that you were able to relax and make the most of our Spa area. I am sorry to read that your breakfast experience was not as good as it should have been. I have discussed your comments with the team and they wish to echo my apologies. I...

Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We had a lovely one night stay here, in a beautiful suite overlooking the loch. The room was lovely, the bed very comfy and the en suite spacious. we enjoyed breakfast - the selection was brilliant, well cooked and the coffee good. Staff were helpful, and we were very impressed as we had to cancel an earlier break just hours...

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ForestOps, Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Judith R, Thank you for your kind words. I am pleased I was able to help you reschedule your stay and allow you to make the most of our stunning views. Here at Macdonald Hotels we understand sometimes life gets in the way, but we try to ensure as many people get to enjoy our hotels as we can....

Scotland
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Been here before to hotel . First time in a lodge. Can't really fault the place in terms of its beauty and the way it's maintained. Lodge was lovely. However, prior to setting off is read some bad reviews about restaurant service and lack of things on for kids in easter holidays. Went with open mind. Ate out on first...

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ForestOps, Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear TedScotland, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to read your experience in Rafters Bar and Bistro was not as you expected. We have recently changed our Wine List in both Restaurants and this is coming from a new source. This unfortunately meant there was a period between suppliers, and whilst we tried to accurately forecast the required...

Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 1 night in a family room as we were spending the day/evenubg with friends who have a time share apartment within the resort. We were checked in by a friendly gentleman at reception & we found room to be spacious, clean & just what we needed... Didn't use the restaurant or bar but used the swimming pool which...

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ForestOps, Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear poppypop132, Thank you for your review. I am pleased to see you enjoyed your visit, hopefully next time you will be able to sample our Garden Restaurant which proudly holds one AA Rosette. Thank you again for your review, and I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kindest Regards, Christopher Angus Operations Manager Opsmgr.forest.hills@macdonald-hotels.co.uk

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Stayed here for one night on Saturday 9th April. The location is great - really tranquil, scenic part of the world. The hotel itself is fine too - nice room, clean, facilities and food were of good standard. Few wee minor flaws, but nothing worth dwelling on. However, the staff were really hit and miss. I believe I had the...

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ForestOps, Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Gary M, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review following your recent stay with us. I am terribly sorry your experiences in the Cocktail Bar and on arrival were not up to our usually high standards. I have discussed your experiences with the team to ensure this doesn’t not happen again in the future. We have...

FORFAR, ANGUS
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Overall I have to admit I have never been so disappointed. Firstly the pool was freezing and the changing rooms are constantly cold. The staff at the leisure facilities lacked any sort of knowledge. That being said they can count to 25. They were able to say that the pool is at capacity at 25. When we went they did...

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ForestOps, Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear PowerRangerMum, Thank you for our review. With regards our Leisure Club. We have a very knowledgeable group of people who are proud to work for us here on the resort. We do limit the number of people allowed into the pool to 25. This is to comply with Health and Safety regulations. We take health and safety extremely seriously...

Herne Bay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We spent an overnight on Thursday 7th April for a special birthday. We had booked four double rooms and a family room. We arrived early afternnoon and had a few rounds of drinks before dinner. Dinner was nice in the Rafters bar but the restaurant ran out of vanilla ice cream even though we started our meal at 6.30. The...

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ForestOps, Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Annie A, Thank you for leaving your review of your recent stay with us. We use an online ordering system to place our orders and due to a glitch on this system we did not receive all of the goods we were expecting. This is being investigated by our supplier but we now have all of the stock we...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Amazing location over looking Loch Ard and a short drive from Aberfoyle and the Lake of Monteith. We stayed in a one bedroom apartment with views over the loch and a large balcony. Bedroom and lounge were large and nicely furnished. Kitchen had every you could hope for in a self catering apartment and more. Bathrooms were slightly dates but...

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ForestOps, Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear KSME, Thank you for leaving such a wonderful review of your recent stay with us here at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Resort. I am delighted to read that you were able to make the most of all of our facilities. I certainly hope to welcome you back again in the future. Warm Regards, Christopher Angus Operations Manager opsmgr.forest.hills@macdonald-hotels.co.uk

Irvine, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Had issues with dinner and service which spoiled our overnight stay and sadly they have not made effort to contact us as promised. The hotel is in a lovely location so could have been the perfect getaway for us it was not a four star experience.

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ForestOps, Manager at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Elliemay394, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am sorry we have not been in contact as of yet, as discussed via email this will be taking place shortly. I hope we can welcome you back to the resort in the future. Regards, Christopher Angus Operations Manager opsmgr.forest.hills@macdonald-hotels.co.ik

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: ₹ 8,995 - ₹ 23,685 (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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Also Known As:
Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel Aberfoyle
Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel And Resort
Macdonald Forest Hills Aberfoyle
Forest Hills Hotel
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“Pay extra for a Loch view”
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“£20 extra for Saturday, £30 for superior room”
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