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Macdonald Houstoun House

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West Lothian, Uphall EH52 6JS Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hotel set in beautiful grounds. The breakfast is excellent and we had a nice evening meal in the restaurant . I enjoyed using the pool which was lovely and warm as was the bedroom. There is plenty of parking.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on our first and last night in Scotland (booking through Great Value Vacations). We wrote ahead and asked for an early check in (11am), available at an additional cost. We were greeted by Suprina, who I knew right away, as we emailed back...More

Thank CariStroudsburg_PA
Response from Marcello V, General Manager at Macdonald Houstoun HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear CariStroudsburg_PA Thank you for your very kind comments and review. We were delighted that you had such a wonderful experience on both stays. The team are really committed to delivering a personalised service and being flexible wherever possible so it was great to read...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Houston House hotel in August 2018 to celebrate our wedding anniversary. From the moment we booked our room until the moment we departed, we found staff to be pleasant, friendly and welcoming. When the Services Manager, Wilfried learned that it...More

Thank April E
Response from Marcello V, General Manager at Macdonald Houstoun HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear April Thank you for your wonderful review. We were delighted that you had such a fantastic stay and that you appreciated the personalised service. We hope to be able to welcome you back in the future to celebrate many more anniversaries! Very best wishes...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked afternoon tea for my wife's birthday,extremely disappointed.Sandwiches were as unimaginative as one can imagine,scones were OK,we had a "dessert" which we thought might be an "EtonMess " without the meringue( the cream was all over the outside of the ramekin).we were advised it was...More

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Response from Marcello V, General Manager at Macdonald Houstoun HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rcr272, thank you for your recent review. I was very sorry to read of your experience and would like to sincerely apologise for any disappointment. If you would be kind enough to contact me via my email Marcello.ventisei@macdonald- hotels.co.uk we would be keen to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcome to the hotel and being shown to the bar was lukewarm. The service was slow. The hotel didn't not have soda water or Appletise..unacceptable and very poor. Took nearly 40 mins from ordering to the lunches being served. Food nice but not extraordinary as...More

Thank Beverley G
Response from Marcello V, General Manager at Macdonald Houstoun HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear Beverley G, thank you for your feedback. I was glad that you enjoyed the food however understand that the service was not as expected. Please accept our sincerest apologies for this. I would like to assure you that we do have a very strong...More

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Description
Situated in a secluded spot near Livingston just west of Edinburgh, and set in 22 acres of beautiful woodlands, Macdonald Houstoun House is the perfect country hotel and retreat. Once visited by Mary Queen ...More of Scots, the historic building has the classic grace of a 16th century Tower House. Inside, 70 rooms blend luxury and character, with a unique feature bedroom in the Tower For food-lovers, the Jeremy Wares at Houstoun House restaurant has two AA Rosettes for excellent local ingredients, expertly cooked in season. In the cellar, the cosy Vaulted Bar is the perfect spot for a drink or afternoon tea. Our Leisure Club and Spa have ample scope for working off the calories and a host of rejuvenating treatments. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Sauna
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
70
Price range
US$113 - US$228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel Livingston
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Macdonald Houstoun Hotel
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Macdonald Houstoun Livingston
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Houston House Hotel
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Macdonald Houstoun House Uphall, West Lothian
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > West Lothian > Uphall
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
70
Price range
US$113 - US$228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel Livingston
,
Macdonald Houstoun Hotel
,
Macdonald Houstoun Livingston
,
Houston House Hotel
,
Macdonald Houstoun House Uphall, West Lothian
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > West Lothian > Uphall
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Dining (26)
Pool & Beach (5)
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SummerAllYear9
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12 April 2017|
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Response from steven f | Reviewed this property |
no TV in the bar
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james w
28 November 2016|
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Response from susan r | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I just saw this message. you'd best phone them I'm not a whiskey drinker I'm afraid.
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