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Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore Resort

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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good30%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Fitness centre
Business Centre
Dry Cleaning
Babysitting
Air Conditioning
4 Star Hotel
This is one of three 4-star hotels located within Macdonald Aviemore Resort situated at the very heart of the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands. This hotel is most popular with families who enjoy the special family rooms featuring special bunk rooms giving kids their...
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Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
41.4 km to Inverness Airport
27 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This hotel has the potential to be amazing. But it just misses the mark. The rooms are a little dated but the beds are comfortable and clean. Towels and beds changed daily. There are several restaurants on the site. We ate at the Italian restaurant...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a short family break in a Family room at the Aviemore Hotel. The room was satisfactory but the bathroom was small although that is my only complaint with bathroom. The double/twin sofa bed was very uncomfortable and could do with new mattresses. The...More

Thank K_Steell
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just home from a 2 day break here. We stayed in the Aviemore hotel. Upon arrival we were asked to check into the hotel next door where I stood for about an hour at reception desk and no one came. I went back to where...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel room was fine (decor, bathroom and cleanliness were all okay). The breakfast was fantastic and the staff were pleasant. However, the room temperature was 28 degrees and unbearable with small children; the weather was particularly hot when we visited. The staff tried to...More

1  Thank M28601
Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore ResortResponded 5 days ago

Dear M28601, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I'm sorry that the warm temperatures that we've been experiencing in the Highlands affected your stay, happy to hear that the team were able to assist with a fan. Your comments in relation...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this hotel with my wife and child for a 2 night stay. We paid nearly £400 for a two night bed and breakfast stay. Things started to look a bit gloomy when we arrived at the hotel which looked a lot like a...More

1  Thank craigcarroll1
Response from General M, General Manager at Macdonald Aviemore Hotel at Macdonald Aviemore ResortResponded 5 days ago

Dear craigcarroll1, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I'm sorry that some aspects of your stay were disappointing. We will definitely address the cleanliness concerns you raised. We have special Family Swim time for 3 hours daily in our Activity Centre...More

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This is one of three 4-star hotels located within Macdonald Aviemore Resort situated at the very heart of the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands. This hotel is most popular with families ...More who enjoy the special family rooms featuring special bunk rooms giving kids their own space within their parents room - a popular option with all family members! You'll find everything you need and more within the wider resort - luxury brand shopping, a cinema, top-class restaurants, state-of-the-art Aviemore Activity Centre, family activities, swimming pool - and for golfers, the Spey Valley Championship Golf Course. Recently voted one of the best in Scotland, this course boasts some of the most breathtaking views in the world. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Collette W
22 May 2018|
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Response from MrsKneival | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea sorry, we didn’t have a pet with us
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Om115
8 April 2018|
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Response from carolinelarke123 | Reviewed this property |
I am really quite shocked by some of the reviews as we had a really lovely time with no issues. All the hotels have the same star rating, but having looked at the other hotels whilst we were there I would possibly choose the... More
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Christine H
13 January 2018|
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Response from MGC1969 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was 8am to 8pm
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"Rooms are nice and quiet, Reception service terrible."
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"avoid the hotel!"
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"Choose another hotel!"
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"Ask for a room on the side not facing Tesco else you'll be woken up by noisy deliveries at 4am."
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