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Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Provo
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Beautiful location with no mobile connection and often slow internet. Fine if you want to get away from it all. However, it's pricey for what it really is. Were encouraged to book dinner but were the only ones in the restaurant at 7p.m. Over £21 for two glasses of wine at dinner. I thought we had ordered the smallest glasses...

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

Dear MaxHull, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am sorry to read that you did not feel we offer good value for money. I have passed your comments regarding portion size over to our Head Chef who will review his menus accordingly. We have reviewed our breakfast offering following your comments and...

Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely location of hotel with beautiful scenic views but that is about all it has that is good. Service of waiters in both restaurants was fabtastic. Rooms was outdated and in need of updating, room was also too hot, no hot water for a shower. Also jacuzzi is currently out of use and has been for weeks but not told...

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

Dear sonia r, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am sorry to read that there were aspects of your stay that did not meet your expectations. We have an ongoing problem with our Jacuzzi, our engineers have identified the cause and are working on a repair to the problem. I have passed...

Fife, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

My daughter purchased DBB for us both as a birthday treat for me, I was so looking forward to it as I love the pampering and most of all use of leisure facilities, room was amazing but very very hot, so uncomfortable we couldn't sleep, no hot water to have a shower and the biggest disappointment of all the Jacuzzi...

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

Dear wendyriveiro1, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am sorry to read that there were aspects of your stay that did not meet your expectations. We have an ongoing problem with our Jacuzzi, our engineers have identified the cause and are working on a repair to the problem. I am sorry to...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We stayed in a lodge as a family early June 2016. Stunning location with beautiful views over the loch. Sadly the decor and facilities in the lodge require updating, bedrooms had a damp smell, the dishwasher and cooking facilities were temperamental and the decor had not changed since our last visit approx 20 years ago. There was no option for...

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

Dear spblake, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am pleased to read that you were able to make the most of our stunning views. We are looking at various options to bring WiFi to our lodges and we are hoping this process will be completed by the end of the year. We...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

It was fine. Not great, not bad. Staff could've been more friendly but weren't rude. Rooms were very hot at night.service was ok but for the price we paid I expected more. I'm glad we skipped breakfast (due to cost). Ate well and cheaper elsewhere.

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

Dear W3748EQ, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are working very hard to bring our levels of service inline with guest expectations. Thank you again for your review, I hope to welcome you back to the resort in the future. Warm regards, Christopher Angus Operations Manager Christopher.angus@macdonald-hotels.co.uk

Edinburgh
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We stayed during a wedding, which wouldn't have been an issue if the hotel staff weren't so undertrained and inexperience. The receptionist was flustered and panicked by our marginally early arrival, and request for afternoon tea whilst wedding guests gathered in the lounge, sending us to the bar & bistro across the car park instead. It seemed we were being...

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

Dear jennig777, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am sorry to read that there were aspects of your stay that did not live up to your expectations. I am sorry to read that you felt you were pushed aside for the wedding party, we recommended the Bistro for your afternoon tea as...

Thousand Oaks, California
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I felt like this hotel was way overpriced. It seems like it used to be really grand but the room was kind of outdated and could have used a thorough cleaning and upgrade. The room service breakfast was awful and the bed was really uncomfortable. The Internet was also very slow. The plus was the room was really large and...

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

Dear MacKennaB, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am sorry to read that there were aspects of your stay that did not live up to your expectations. We are hoping to receive further investment later in the year to complete our refurbishment program. We regularly review our mattresses, and I will ensure...

Aberlour, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2016

What a great place to spend a couple of days relaxing. The hotel is everything we were looking for and a free upgrade just made it really special. menu in the restaurant was varied and the food well prepared and served professionally by knowledgeable staff

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

Dear George M, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am pleased that we were able to make your stay extra special and that you enjoyed your meal in our Restaurant. Thank you again for your review, I hope to welcome you back to the resort in the future. Warm regards, Christopher Angus...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We had a wonderful stay for one (1) night at the Macdonald Forest Hills resort . Great ambience, wonderful service, helpful staff and above all superb location. If we had known about this place earlier, would have perhaps booked for another night stay at this lovely place.

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

Dear Ashok Kumar D, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am pleased to read that you had a brilliant stay with us! Thank you again for your review, I hope to welcome you back to the resort in the future. Warm regards, Christopher Angus Operations Manager Christopher.angus@macdonald-hotels.co.uk

united kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We stayed here in June to celebrate my husbands birthday. Location and grounds are absolutely stunning and the hotel itself was very peaceful. The room had everything we needed and was comfortable. Although it was generally clean there was a lot of mildew round the Windows therefore attention was lacking. The first night we ate in Rafters bar and bistro....

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

Dear Bellydance68, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am pleased to read that on the whole your stay was a relaxing one. I am sorry to read that you had encountered some issues in Rafter’s on your second evening. We have taken the necessary retraining with the team and are reviewing all...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
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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: $200 - $546 (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
Macdonald Forest Hills Aberfoyle
Forest Hills Hotel
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“From what I heard from others on my tour, all of these rooms were exceptional with great views!”
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“does not seem to be any particular area for better rooms, both allocated for our party were excellent”
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