Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel - Aberfoyle (Stirling)

ex. Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Resort

Kinlochard, Aberfoyle, Aberfoyle (Stirling), United Kingdom, FK8 3TL  show map
 4 stars
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Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel - Aberfoyle (Stirling)

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Dining room

Picnic area/ Tables

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Steam room

Turkish bath

Solarium

Spa & wellness center

Overview

The comfortable Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel accommodates guests in a leisure area of Aberfoyle. Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel has been welcoming guests to its classic rooms since 1930.

The property is notable for the convenient setting close to a cathedral, a castle and a church as well as a landscaped garden and mountains. It is located 17 km from Arrochar and 7 km from the center of Aberfoyle.

Loch Katrine is 9 km from the hotel and Doune Castle is about 27 km away.

Guests can reach Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel by car from Glasgow International airport in 45 minutes.

Rooms

The hotel offers 50 rooms with a stunning view on the lake appointed with climate control, wireless internet, multi-channel television, a seating area and ironing facilities along with en suite bathrooms that provide a shower, a hairdryer and a spa bathtub. They have a traditional interior.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant entices with dishes of international cuisine. The lobby bar has billiards, a terrace and an open fireplace to offer and also serves coffee and tea. Guests can dine at Wee Blether Tea Room located within 10 minutes' walk away.

Services

Business travelers can use a business centre, a conference room and a photocopier available on site.

Relax

Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel offers such leisure options as an indoor swimming pool, a picnic area and a tennis court. The hotel provides mountain biking, canoeing and lawn tennis for an active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Group check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Vending machines
  • Fireplace
  • Lobby

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Boating
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Darts
  • Table tennis
  • Squash
  • Archery
  • Fishing

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's menu
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 10.30 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 4 years
Existing bedding FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Kinlochard, Aberfoyle, Aberfoyle (Stirling), United Kingdom, FK8 3TL

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City Center
  • Aberfoyle (Stirling)
    4.1 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    4.6 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10.30 am
  • Number of rooms:
    50

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAberfoyle (Stirling)Macdonald Forest Hills

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Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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Rooms and availability

Macdonald Forest Hills photos Room
Superior Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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  • Bathroom:Bathroom
Executive Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Bathroom:Bathtub/shower combination
Macdonald Forest Hills photos Room
Twin Room
  • Room size:

    230 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Interactive web TV
  • 220 V AC
Room Description:

Standard|Twin Room (Without Breakfast)

Macdonald Forest Hills photos Room
Classic King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Classic Double Room (King)

Macdonald Forest Hills photos Room
Suite
  • Room size:

    230 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:TV
  • 220 V AC
Room Description:

Suite|Feature Suite AP

Macdonald Forest Hills photos Room
Classic Family Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV
  • 220 V AC
Room Description:

FAMILY ROOM CLASSIC. BED & BREAKFAST

Macdonald Forest Hills photos Room
Executive Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Interactive web TV
  • 220 V AC
Room Description:

Deluxe|Bed and Full Scottish Breakfast - Executive Room

Executive King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Executive Double Room (King)

Macdonald Forest Hills photos Room
Executive Suite
  • Room size:

    335 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV
  • 220 V AC
Room Description:

Executive Suite

Macdonald Forest Hills Location

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Local attractions

  • Loch Katrine5.3 mi
    Trossachs Pier, Loch Katrine, By Callander
  • Lake of Menteith7.6 mi
    Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National ParkScotland
  • Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre11.7 mi
    Ben Lomond Way, Balloch
  • Ben Lomond6.7 mi
    Rowardennan, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G63 0ARScotland
  • Loch Lomond Park Centre7.6 mi
    Balloch, Glasgow
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10.30 am
  • Number of rooms:
    50

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAberfoyle (Stirling)Macdonald Forest Hills

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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Macdonald Forest Hills Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Macdonald Forest Hills

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 115 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    9.6

    All of it - it was fantastic. Brilliant location, excellent room and comfort of bed. Staff were great and food brilliant. Spa excellent.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    The grounds were well maintained and there are many fine short walks in the vicinity

    The temperature of the water in the swimming pool was too high.

  • Family with children
    6.6

    The surroundings and the overall comfort of the hotel were excellent. The breakfast in particular was very good.

    Some of the reception staff could have been more friendly. There was no fridge in the room and no internet access without a lap-top.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Relaxation, comfort, friendliness of staff, good food and a perfect setting.

  • Couple
    4.2

    Nice spa and fitness.

    The room was an horror. Apparently if you book via "Booking" you will get the non renovated rooms. Those are dated of the last century, you hear the neighbour snoring. Shaving is almost impossible as the mirror is a meter away from the water basin where you have to choose between boiling or freezing water. It is rather a 2star hotel than a 4 star.

  • Couple
    9.2

    The luxury, the service, the welness en the surrounding. Everything was superb!

  • Couple
    7.8

    The staff were extremely helpful and friendly, and the hotel is set in a magnificent part of the Highlands

    The decor and design is a bit old fashioned, complete with 'saxophone greatest hits album' played as background music throughout dinner.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Basically, we were pleased with everything about the hotel. If I had to select a few things to comment on, they would be the wonderful location by Loch Ard, the pleasant and helpful staff, and last but not least our great room---number 320. The view from our room was gorgeous. And the furnishing were nice including a lovely four poster bed. We enjoyed our stay there immensely and would book room 320 again.

    The one thing I would comment on is the problem getting free cell phone access. This probably is due to the remote location by Loch Ard.

  • Couple
    8.2

    Great comfortable rooms, nice location by loch with lots of good walking options in beautiful surroundings. Food fantastic, either room service or in restaurant are great, compliments to the chefs. Nice pool & gym too.

    Shame that wifi not included, would think for everything else then simple to include it rather than having to sign up to bt stuff.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The room was spacious and comfortable. The scenery was breathtaking. Staff were helpful. The food was good in the bistro. After a 86 mile motorbike ride it was like being in another world. The weather was amazing too.

  • Family with children
    9.6

    Beautiful location, all staff extremely professional and very pleasant. A touch of class without being intimidating. Lovely modern pool and smashing big room, comfy beds, great breakfast. Well worth a visit,

  • Couple
    10.0

    Everything. Rooms, staff, location, grounds, food, surroundings. It was so nice a proposed to my girlfriend by the waterfall. And she said yes. So wonderful memories of our stay.

  • Couple
    10.0

    The room was great but the staff were absolutely fantastic and the service they provided to our group on our stay was second to none and always very professional and with good humour. A particular big thank you to Betsi who was in charge of the restaurant.

    I have absolutely none. Even the poor weather could not spoil the weekend.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The beauty of the setting of the hotel. The peace and tranquillity. The friendly staff.

    Perhaps some areas need some refurbishment.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    excellant hotel in excellant location

    hotel tried to charge another fee for the stay in the hotel although we had booked for the hotel through Booking .com and paid for it

How to reach hotel

hotel Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel - Aberfoyle (Stirling) Aberfoyle (Stirling) location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Kinlochard, Aberfoyle, Aberfoyle (Stirling), United Kingdom, FK8 3TL

Get directions
City Center
  • Aberfoyle (Stirling)
    4.1 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    4.6 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10.30 am
  • Number of rooms:
    50

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAberfoyle (Stirling)Macdonald Forest Hills

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

Use Badge