Leisure Club and Spa at Macdonald Cardrona Hotel

Leisure Club and Spa at Macdonald Cardrona Hotel

Leisure Club and Spa at Macdonald Cardrona Hotel
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  • L3529DAlindad
    Musselburgh, United Kingdom18 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Christmas party night at Cardrona
    Just back from our annual family Christmas party night. Been coming for last 9/10 years. Feel like it’s good value for money. Staff are very friendly from checking in at reception with Nicky to Carol who kept us entertained during our meal & even came to catch up with us in the morning at breakfast. Our large room looked on to the golf course with a large clean bathroom with white fluffy towels. I felt the food this year was not as good. I had soup for my starter. It was watery & tasteless. The meat was quite dry & I only had half a sprout for my veg! I didn’t like the taste of the cheesecake either! Drinks at the bar are very expensive! £9 for a gin or £10 for a glass of wine. Luckily we had preordered our drink, which saved a bit of money. The DJ played a good selection of music & got the party started with some party games. Great last minute offer at the spa. I think my beautician was called Emma. Very relaxing hot stone massage. Looking forward to returning again next year.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 9 December 2023
  • Alan M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Cardrona spa
    Was booked into the spa for 2 treatments each. Both had 25 massage and then one facial and one best foot forward Caitlin was fantastic. Chatted and made me feel at ease and asked appropriate questions for the treatment. As soon as the treatments started I felt I was in heaven. Oils used were at a perfect temperature. Her hands were like velvet and pressure was exactly what I asked for Caitlin checked in with me throughout that all was fine The facial was sublime. Not just a Standard quick fix facial. Very attentive and showed great experience in the way products were applied and removed. The complimentary hand massage was a treatment on its own. Cannot praise Caitlin enough Also like to point out how welcoming he he other members of staff were as soon as we arrived
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 14 January 2024
  • sharon g
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful
    Our first port of call was the spa as our room wasn't ready so down we went the therapist at the spa were warm welcoming and so friendly putting me and my daughter at ease ... talking us through our treatments the rooms were warm clean ans the treatments were 100% a special mention th Olha (i do hope I have the young ladies name correct ) she was exceptional. The polite knowledgeable waiting staff evening and morning were a breath of fresh air taking such pride in their work . All the staff made our stay 200% warm and welcoming we will definitely be back Thank you again
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 16 January 2024
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Robert A
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Friends
Dated rooms do not go near if you have any food allergies don't have a clue.I have Ceolliac disease was cross contaminated ill for weeks no blame accepted by this group only got 1 round of 3 due to illness terrible experience.
Written 13 February 2024
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Tartan1001
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
Had a fabulous time! Spa treatments were great and service at dinner was just brilliant. Food was delicious. Rooms very clean. Roxanne was first class in the restaurant
Written 11 February 2024
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sharon g
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Our first port of call was the spa as our room wasn't ready so down we went the therapist at the spa were warm welcoming and so friendly putting me and my daughter at ease ... talking us through our treatments the rooms were warm clean ans the treatments were 100% a special mention th Olha (i do hope I have the young ladies name correct ) she was exceptional.

The polite knowledgeable waiting staff evening and morning were a breath of fresh air taking such pride in their work .

All the staff made our stay 200% warm and welcoming we will definitely be back
Thank you again
Written 16 January 2024
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Alan M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Was booked into the spa for 2 treatments each. Both had 25 massage and then one facial and one best foot forward
Caitlin was fantastic. Chatted and made me feel at ease and asked appropriate questions for the treatment.
As soon as the treatments started I felt I was in heaven. Oils used were at a perfect temperature. Her hands were like velvet and pressure was exactly what I asked for

Caitlin checked in with me throughout that all was fine

The facial was sublime. Not just a
Standard quick fix facial. Very attentive and showed great experience in the way products were applied and removed. The complimentary hand massage was a treatment on its own.

Cannot praise Caitlin enough

Also like to point out how welcoming he he other members of staff were as soon as we arrived
Written 14 January 2024
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KCrobo
aberdeen50 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
After an “out of the blue” cancer diagnosis in November, my lovely husband treated me to a 3 night spa break at The Cardrona Hotel for my Xmas. On route we got stuck around Forfar, not passable due to the flooding from Storm Gerrit. We landed up having to check into another hotel. We called Cardrona to let them know our situation and SPA BREAKS whom my husband booked the package through. SPA BREAKS were aware of our unfortunate problem but we never heard a peep back from them. They just said it’s up to the hotel to help you out!!!
On arrival a lovely receptionist Nicky was on desk. She had stated she had talked to my husband day before and knew the situation. Nicky sorted us out with a lovely room and organised for us to still have that 3 night stay we had paid for. Again still no reply from spa breaks to this day.
Anyway, we had a Fabulous stay, the food was amazing, the afternoon tea, and especially the spa treatments. Olga? was fantastic as I had her for both my treatments, very professional. My husband loved his too. One of our treatments was pushed forward a day which was ABSOLUTELY no problem with us as we were just loving the relaxation on the grounds. The beautiful head beautician (didn’t get her name, Spanish possibly) left us a gift for being understanding. How lovely xx and no need. I really can’t recommend this hotel enough, it definitely comes down to their staff. A mix of young locals and well traveled staff. Great mix x
I truly couldn’t state everyone’s name but Max was a gentleman and the Hungarian night shift guy who ran upstairs to get stuff that was empty on his arrival.
Also the very professional guy that was on in restaurant at weekend. Christ I wish I could name everyone, oh and the lovely manager with Spaniel dogs.
We just had a smashing time thanks to you all.
Only advice I could give to anyone is book direct with hotel. Third party’s were not there for us when needed.
Look forward to our next visit and recommend you guys ONE HUNDRED PERCENT.
Well done to everyone, you have a special place there. Xxxx
Written 31 December 2023
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L3529DAlindad
Musselburgh, UK18 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
Just back from our annual family Christmas party night. Been coming for last 9/10 years. Feel like it’s good value for money. Staff are very friendly from checking in at reception with Nicky to Carol who kept us entertained during our meal & even came to catch up with us in the morning at breakfast. Our large room looked on to the golf course with a large clean bathroom with white fluffy towels.
I felt the food this year was not as good. I had soup for my starter. It was watery & tasteless. The meat was quite dry & I only had half a sprout for my veg! I didn’t like the taste of the cheesecake either!
Drinks at the bar are very expensive! £9 for a gin or £10 for a glass of wine. Luckily we had preordered our drink, which saved a bit of money.
The DJ played a good selection of music & got the party started with some party games.
Great last minute offer at the spa. I think my beautician was called Emma. Very relaxing hot stone massage.
Looking forward to returning again next year.
Written 9 December 2023
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Kenny Y
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Staff were excellent, especially Emily, Stephan, Mark, Ben and Salim.
Room was spotlessly clean.
Building looks a little tired but other than that, very enjoyable.
Written 29 March 2023
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Janine A
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
We had a lovely relaxing time at the hotel. Food was great and the chef made a big efforts to adapt items for my vegan taste. All the staff were so helpful, especially Josh and the restaurant staff who went above and beyond by singing happy birthday and bringing my cake out for my husband. The spa was brilliant too and I really enjoyed my treatment.
Written 22 November 2022
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Roam502566
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Friends
My friends and I came for a spa day on Saturday 1st October, our massage was fantastic but the cleanliness of the pool and ladies toilets were disgusting the stong smell of urine was awful, I reported this to the spa reception but nothing was done, I then reported this to the reception in the main foyer,I even offered to get a bucket of disinfectant and mop it up, we will not be returning.
Written 5 October 2022
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Bill G
Glasgow, UK13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Couples
We had arranged two nights hotel and golf break with a few friends. Now we had read reviews about the course which were not particularly complimentary so didn’t have a high expectation.
We are aware that Mark has recently taken over the running of it and would clearly be making a difference.
This is quite a long course so you have to be prepared for a long walk (around 7 miles in all) particularly to get to the 9th tee and again to get to the 18th tee. This being said you can hire buggies if you don’t fancy the walk. It was a good test of golf, but if you keep to the fairways, which were quite wide for many of the holes, you will be well rewarded. Although there were plenty of bunkers around there was a good amount of sand in them, unfortunately it is clear that the dog walkers aren’t too fussy about keeping their dogs out of them if the amount of paw prints are anything to go by.
We found the greens were very true apart from being slight slow they were great.
To summarise this was a great course in a great part of the country with fantastic scenery, what’s not to like.
Written 24 September 2022
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