Macdonald Houstoun House - Uphall

Uphall, Uphall, United Kingdom, EH52 6JSshow map
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Overview

Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel is an informal place to stay in Uphall. Remodeled in 2012, the property features traditional architecture.

The hotel is perfectly located in the tourist district, close to a tower, a castle and a palace. The city center lies within 1 km from the venue.

Welcoming guests with a heated swimming pool, a private swimming pool and a tennis court, the hotel is placed next to golf courses, a stadium and bars.

Turnhouse airport is about 20 minutes by car.

Rooms

Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel is a property in Uphall that comes with 71 rooms and provides multi-channel television, a living area, a dressing room, ironing facilities and IDD telephone. The hotel offers a wonderful view over the hills. They come with a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers as well as bathrooms with a hairdryer, complimentary toiletries and dressing gowns.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the restaurant. The onsite large restaurant entices with local dishes. There is an onsite Vaulted bar to relax in. The steakhouse Oatridge Hotel is approximately 850 meters from the property.

Services

A car park, a vending machine and a beauty salon for general use and an exhibition space, a slide projector and a conference room for work can be found on-site.

Relax

Guests can avail of a treatment room, a steam room and a Jacuzzi as well as steam baths, Turkish bath and massage provided on the premises. The hotel offers a gym, aerobics classes and a fitness center for active guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   71.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Pub

Cafe

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Steam room

Turkish bath

Solarium

Spa & wellness centre

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Pub
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service
  • Packed lunches
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's menu

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Private swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun loungers
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Free in-room safe
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Local calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEAll children3 - 16 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
Getting around
Airports
Turnhouse (EDI)6.4 mi
Glasgow International (GLA)35.7 mi
Bus
Bus stop4.7 mi
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Reviews
7.6
FabulousBased on  77  reviews
  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    Good leisure facilities, pleasant and friendly staff, excellent restaurant with high quality food.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    All staff I came across were friendly and professional, a very pleasant experience compared to some hotels I've stayed in. The hotel areas and room I stayed in were spotless. Also I was really surprised at how quiet it was at night even though there was a wedding on. Lastly I really enjoyed the pool & gym area, again the staff were excellent.

    If I had to be picky the bed wasn't as comfortable as I would have liked but thats a minor point in the whole experience.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Peace and quiet even though it was busy. Good service for all meals, and a good choice. Portions reasonable if maybe a bit pricy.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Lovely hotel, good location. Very helpful and friendly staff. Room was very clean and confortable.

    Room was a bit stuffy during the night and we couldn't seem to locate the air con. Also, we were attending for a wedding and we had very heavy rain and the hotel seem to spring a leek. Their was water dripping down onto the evening reception tables and on the second floor lobby of our accomodation there looked like there had been a bad leek as there were wet towels and buckets everywhere.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    the gym and the fitness facility was very good and most enjoyable

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Reception , comfort, food and general standard excellent . Only downside was having to go outside to access rooms in newer part of hotel. Ok in fine weather but not in November gales and rain!

  • 7.0
    Very good

    We liked the rooms, the quiet venue and the opportunity to go to the spa and gym facilities.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    the staff was responsive & timely when we discovered bees in our room, the grounds & buildings are beautiful, room service was prompt, parking was convenient.

    my daughter's room smelled like a musty basement and had a murphy bed -- don't think the room was used much

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Staff friendly and helpful, although at times a little inexperienced. Gym and pool good. Historic building with new extensions. Atmospheric. We stayed in the original tower in 4 poster bed (although bed was rather on the small side!)

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Very secluded located, quiet and nice environment. The Pool house is great with sauna and steam bath. The restaurant is luxury with good food although a bit expensive, but the service is fine. The room is big and the hotel rate is reasonable.

    Would be nice if they prepare extra pillows with pillowcases. The staffs at the reception are a little bit strict.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    My husband and I went for a romantic night away from the kids, there was a slight mix up with our room booked, however the staff could`t apologise enough and as an apology upgraded us to the honeymoon suit, it was out of this world. We also had dinner in the hotel, our only concern was the drinks and meals were rather expensive however the meals were fantastic. We would love to stay again but it would have to be a special occassion as we spent a fortune in 1 night.

    My only complaint was it was very expensive for everything also our breakfast was cold when we got it although we didnt want to complain

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    A really nice hotel which is in a good location, and is in a very pleasant wooded setting. Staff were friendly and helpful. We had dinner and breakfast at the hotel and both were excellent - the dinner menu was imaginative with something there to suit all tastes. We had a good sized room which was very clean and well furnished. The hotel is situated well off the road which meant that there was near silence at night and a good sleep was guaranteed.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    This hotel has great character, and the staff went out of their way to help.

    Unfortunately the swimming pool has no steps or other form of invalid access, only ladder access, so my wife, who suffers from arthritis was unable to use it. There is a charge for Wi Fi.

  • 6.6
    Good

    The staff were very friendly and helpful, but the room and fittings were showing a lot of wear and tear. Very shabby for a 4 star hotel. Work need to be done on the rooms to bring them up to standard. I understand it is a very old and historic building but that does not mean that the standard has to drop. The wall paper was ripped and torn in room 35 and the fittings in the bathroom were loose and you could still see where some items had been repaired.....badly !!!!

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Friendly staff suggested good alternatives for dinner when restaurant full.

    Fresh fruit, wine, chocolate, shortbread, bathrobes and slippers not in room on arrival, but were provided few hours later after contacting reception staff. Would have been nice to have on arrival.service at breakfast a bit slow -40 mins to wait ofr cooked meal, but staff friendly and apologised for wait

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

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEAll children3 - 16 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Turnhouse (EDI)6.4 mi
Glasgow International (GLA)35.7 mi
Bus
Bus stop4.7 mi
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