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Macdonald Spey Valley Golf & Country Club

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

For some reason this place has got rid of all of the staff who were its greatest asset. They have been replaced by people who have been imported from the South, who have no idea how to run a Club, and indeed have little knowledge of golf..! We spoke with some local Members who say that they are not likely...

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gm_speyvalley, General Manager at Macdonald Spey Valley Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear Brian M On reading your review I believe your feedback is about Spey Valley Championship Golf Course and as such I have passed a copy on to Jonny Chaisty the Director of Golf. Kind Regards Gina Macpherson

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the warm and comfortable chalet on the golf course. The river provides an interesting walk as does the nearby brewery. Well stocked shops are a short drive away. Staff are competent. Remember you will have to pay extra for electricity.

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gm_speyvalley, General Manager at Macdonald Spey Valley Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear Donovan S Thank you for your feedback following your stay at the resort I am delighted that you found the chalet to be warm and comfortable. There are a number of lovely walks in and around Aviemore. As you state everyone has to pay electricity at the end of their stay and this is advertised on our website and...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I've been here before and i really enjoyed it! We stayed as a couple with our 2 labradors, so we were put into a Craigellachie Chalet. It was still light when we checked in just after 5pm. I did notice a few people who's chalets/accommodation weren't ready either, a bit of a let down after a long drive! Anyhow, we...

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gm_speyvalley, General Manager at Macdonald Spey Valley Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear Lisa F Thank you for your feedback, check in time for the chalets is 4pm and the rest of the accommodation is 5pm and where ever possible we ensure all units are ready for this time. My apologies if your unit was not ready for you. We do offer an internet and movie package in the units however the...

Reviewed 27 October 2016

We have been 'members' of this resort since 1982 and over the years it has served us and our family well due mainly to the location, not necessarily the quality of the resort. Over the past 4 years, our family members have used it but we had not. The staff were very friendly and accommodating and the check-in system went...

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gm_speyvalley, General Manager at Macdonald Spey Valley Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear Barstooler Thank you for your feedback it is disappointing that the unit had not been cleaned properly and if you had reported this to reception we would have arranged to have had the unit thoroughly cleaned for you. We have recently employed a new head housekeeper and I am confident housekeeping issues will not be an issue moving forward....

Buckie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

When we arrived we were very disappointed in the cleanliness we found. We filled in the form in the pack we received and handed it into reception. Items listed No shower curtain Kitchen floor dirty Apartment not hoovered Flip top bin in kitchen filthy - top and inside Various areas not dusted Bathroom not properly cleaned - bath panel, door,...

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gm_speyvalley, General Manager at Macdonald Spey Valley Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear Golfer177 Thank you for your comments. I am very sorry that you found the apartment had not been cleaned properly and if you were unhappy and reported this to reception we would have arranged for housekeeping to come to the unit and have it thoroughly cleaned for you. Please be advised that a rolling refurbishment programme is in place...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went here on our first night in our Aviemore break. The pool/pool table area was nice and relaxing and wasn't overly busy. We went into the restaurant and even the though the food was ok, the service was pretty crap. Took them ages to serve us and in the large restaurant, they had a grand total of 3 tables...

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gm_speyvalley, General Manager at Macdonald Spey Valley Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear Sars40 Thank you for your comments. Delivering the highest standard of service for all our guests is at the heart of our core values and I would always welcome feedback where you feel this has not been the case. I was surprised to read your comments concerning slow service however this has been addressed and the staff have been...

Leslie, Michigan
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We stayed here for 1 night because we waited too late to find a hotel for the night. VERY expensive!! The breakfast was as expected ( a buffet ). Again, nothing special. Rooms in several buildings. Only chose this because nothing else was available.

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gm_speyvalley, General Manager at Macdonald Spey Valley Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear howery2016 Thank you for your feedback, I am unsure if it is meant for Spey Valley Golf & Country Club as you mention breakfast (a buffet) which is something we don't currently offer here at Spey Valley golf & Country Club. Also your description of rooms doesn't fit with the resort as we don't have rooms but self catering...

Kissimmee, Florida
Reviewed 19 September 2016

There is something for everyone - young families, families with dogs & loads of energy, and great views & local woodland walks for the more senior citizens like us. A small golf course is freely available for the solo or relaxed golf player whilst the nearby Champion golf course offers a greater challenge. The indoor pool was very popular. We...

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gm_speyvalley, General Manager at Macdonald Spey Valley Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear Marion L Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay at the Spey Valley Golf & Country Club. As you state something for everyone, the leisure facilities prove to be very popular with all our guests. It is always a pleasure to read that someone has enjoyed their time with us. We do hope to see you back...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Accommodation is excellent. There is a indoor pool at the club house that my girls enjoyed, that includes sauna and steam room. We come here to relax due to being in high pressure jobs. The air is fresh the weather was excellent. We went to the beach near Glenmore the sand was grainy. The view and walk around the lock...

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gm_speyvalley, General Manager at Macdonald Spey Valley Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear angel111610 Thank you for your feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to welcome you back to the resort in the near future. Kind Regards Georgina Macpherson Resort Manager

Cumbria
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Very nicely located close to the banks of the River Spey and with wonderfully manicured grounds, which include the new Spey Valley 18-hole golf course and a 9-hole golf course (the latter free to guests). We stayed in a patio apartment, which slept 6-8 in two bedrooms, with a very small bunk room off the twin bedroom (really only suitable...

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gm_speyvalley, General Manager at Macdonald Spey Valley Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear jayemcumbria Thank you for your feedback with regards to your stay at Spey Valley Golf & Country Club. I am delighted that you found the staff across the resort to be excellent and that you enjoyed your stay with us. As you say lots to see and do in the area and can be difficult to fit it all...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spey Valley Golf & Country Club borders the famous River Spey with spectacular views of the surrounding Spey Valley and Cairngorm Mountains. The Resort is close to the lively village of Aviemore.Spey Valley Golf & Country Club offers luxury lodges, spacious apartments and cosy Scandinavian style chalets scattered around a nine hole, par 3 golf course. The reception area, swimming pool, sports hall and other leisure facilities, along with an excellent restaurant and relaxing bar are all located in the Clubhouse.Whether you are here to enjoy an exciting activity holiday or a break in glorious scenery, you're sure to find what you are looking for at Macdonald Spey Valley Golf & Country Club. We wish you an enjoyable stay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macdonald Spey Valley Golf & Country Club

Address: Dalfaber Drive | PH22 1ST, Aviemore, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Aviemore
Price Range: $171 - $285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Macdonald Spey Valley Golf & Country Club 3*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
Macdonald Dalfaber Golf & Country Club Hotel Aviemore
Macdonald Dalfaber Golf And Country Club
Macdonald Spey Valley Golf & Country Club Aviemore, Scotland
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“To expensive for what you get.”
Jacqueline_Hickman, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Families with young children should select a ground floor apt to minimise noise for those underneath!”
981mandieg, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for the most modern accommodation.”
donalda810, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Chalets overlooking the golf course looked best... chalet 6”
619lisaf, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is a variety of lodges & chalets so the choice is personal based on requirements”
Barstooler, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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