Macdonald Marine Hotel - North Berwick

Cromwell Road, North Berwick, United Kingdom, EH39 4LZ  show map
 4 stars
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Macdonald Marine Hotel - North Berwick

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Turkish bath

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Overview

Macdonald Marine Hotel is a 4-star property only 5.6km from Muirfield, Myreton Motor Museum and National Museum of Flight. The world-class hotel was built in 1880 and refurbished in 2005.

Nestled in the popular district and 2km from the city center. Guests will get to Dundee in 35 minutes by car.

Placed near golf courses, bars and restaurants, the hotel offers a leisure club, a library and an indoor swimming pool for on-site relaxation.

Due to the hotel's stunning location, it will only take you a 45-minute drive to get to Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of non-smoking rooms well-appointed with a trouser press, a writing desk, direct dial phone, central heating and satellite TV. All of the rooms have a spectacular view over the countryside. They boast classic decor and offer coffee/tea makers and an electric kettle.

Eat

The large restaurant serves special contemporary dishes. The modern bar serves a selection of coffee.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Guests can make use of car rental, dry cleaning and ironing service as well as a cloakroom, a lift and a safe deposit box.

Relax

The property features cots and child care service for children. The hotel's activities include tennis.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public hotel parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms   83.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Activities

  • Water Sports
  • Snowsports
  • Aerobics

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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hotel Macdonald Marine Hotel - North Berwick North Berwick location
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Hotel Address:

Cromwell Road, North Berwick, United Kingdom, EH39 4LZ

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City Center
  • North Berwick
    4000 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    25.2 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    29.3 mi
Restaurants
  • The Links Bar & Lounges at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa
    300 ft
  • Whitekirk Golf & Country Club Restaurant (cuisine: Scottish)
    2000 ft
Beaches
  • North Berwick Law
    4000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    83

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Macdonald Marine Hotel - North Berwick North Berwick location
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          Hotel Address:

          Cromwell Road, North Berwick, United Kingdom, EH39 4LZ

          Get directions
          City Center
          • North Berwick
            4000 ft
          Airports
          • Turnhouse (EDI)
            25.2 mi
          • Dundee (DND)
            29.3 mi
          Restaurants
          • The Links Bar & Lounges at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa
            300 ft
          • Whitekirk Golf & Country Club Restaurant (cuisine: Scottish)
            2000 ft
          Beaches
          • North Berwick Law
            4000 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            83

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedNorth BerwickMacdonald Marine Hotel

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Studio 46 - 1700 ft
          • Westgate Gallery - 2700 ft
          • Greens & Blues - 3700 ft
          • Cone 9 Ceramics - 4000 ft
          • Dirleton Gallery - 1.9 mi
          • Arts & Crafts Galleries - 2.9 mi

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 3700 ft

          Places of interest

          • North Berwick Rugby Football Club - 1.2 mi
          • Royal British Legion - 1.2 mi
          • Dirleton Castle - 1.7 mi
          • Tantallon - 1.9 mi

          Amusement

          • Yellowcraigs Beach - 1.8 mi

          Parks

          Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

          • Scottish Seabird Centre Ltd - 2.4 mi

          Local Attractions

          • Seacliff Beach - 1.6 mi
            Seacliff, North Berwick
          • Nungate Bridge - 7.4 mi
            HaddingtonScotland
          • East Links Family Park - 7.9 mi
            Dunbar EH42 1XF Scotland
          • Myreton Motor Museum - 6.0 mi
            Aberlady EH32 0PZScotland
          • St Mary's Church - 7.4 mi
            Sidegate, Haddington

          Near the hotel

          • North Berwick Law - 4000 ft
            Law Road, North Berwick
          • Scottish Seabird Centre - 4500 ft
            The Harbour, North Berwick

          Restaurants Nearby

          • The Links Bar & Lounges at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa - 300 ft

            Address: Cromwell Road
            Phone: 0844 879 9130

          • The Orangery, Westgate Gallery - 2600 ft

            Address: 39-41 Westgate

            75% likes this, based on 47 reviews
            Cuisine: British

          • Lucky House - 3200 ft

            Address: 125 High Street

            65% likes this, based on 41 reviews
            Cuisine: Chinese

          • Whitekirk Golf & Country Club Restaurant - 2000 ft

            Address: North Berwick
            Phone: 01620 870300

            60% likes this, based on 22 reviews
            Cuisine: Scottish

          • Poonthais - 2900 ft

            Address: 7 Westgate
            Phone: +44 (0)1620 894304

            61% likes this, based on 48 reviews
            Cuisine: Thai

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            83

          Hotel Awards

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          Macdonald Marine Hotel Reviews

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          Individual guest reviews

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            Spa, and the staff there, first class.

            Room bit small and lacking in storage for executive class. Told that it was same as normal room except for the view. While the view was good it would be more honest to say that that is the only difference in the price between ordinary and executive type.

          • Couple
            7.0

            view was stunning

            I found the room very cold and bedding (throw and show pillows) stained also shower was hot and cold and not very good - I find even premier inns etc have a better shower systems. The bar prices were very very high.

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            Stayed in this hotel as part of a wedding party, the food and service could not be faulted, the room was large and comfortable apart from the double bed being on the small side.

            We found that the bar prices were very expensive not only the spirit price but also £3 for a coke was outrageous.

          • Couple
            5.0

            - The view - Close to Edinburgh - Having Spa facilities in the hotel - Spa treatments - Lounge and bar area. - Free parking - Having a bath and large shower. - Beach and golf course directly outside was nice for walks. - Red headed/bearded bar tender was very friendly and helpful.

            - Poor servive throughout hotel and staff were unfriendly, distracted and in a hurry. - Hotel felt dark because of the small windows throughout the building, even in the room. - The room did not have the expected facilities such as mini bar/fridge, hair dryer, satellite tv, radio, alarm clock, dvd player, toilet brush and air vent in bathroom. - Lack of hygiene was beginning to show in the bathroom with rust and mould in corners, losing paint on hinges and handles. Waterproof sealant was mouldy and coming loose. - Restaurant service was disgraceful. It took 40 minutes to clear and reset an empty table before we could be seated. Dirty menus. Poorly English speaking waiters. 20 minutes wait for wrong drinks. Wrong bill given. (All this whilst the restaurant was half full) and in the morning it took 25 minutes to be seated for breakfast and the orders for the table next to us were missed. - Pool/Spa area was tired. Buttons and switches were dirty with some mould showing. The outdoor jacuzzi bubbles weren't working and there was no instructions for it. - Internet should be FREE! It was ridiculously expensive. - Pillows are far too soft and went totally flat. Management should actively train their staff into being polite and taking an active interest in their customers and improving hygiene.

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            Wonderful location incredibly close to golf course and beach. located within easy walking distance for late evening or early morning stroll. Excellent views of Bass Rock. Easy parking in quiet road in front of hotel or in parking area opposite. Attractive garden. Very large restaurant where evening meal and breakfast served. Good choice of menu and professionally presented and served.

          • Group of friends
            7.8

            Close to some world class golf courses!

            The Elevator was broken and this was not dislosed when we booked or checked in.... this was an inconvenience! Spa and Pool closes at 9:30 pm and this is not convenient for late golf tee times.

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            Very luxury hotel with friendly staff. Thank you. We already booked next visit.

          • Older travelers
            6.6

            very comfortable room,clean and well maintained.Sea view rooms provide picture card seascapes.Staff in bar and dining room very attentive.

            Lift was not functioning for 5 of our 6 days visit.Quality of breakfast started well and went progressively downhill to finally become mediocre.We stayed until Saturday and noticed that the emphasis on service we received fell away Friday due to wedding on friday afternoon.for example our room had not been serviced by 5pm that day.I assume that due to the influx of guests for the wedding that breakfast on Saturday morning was served as buffet style not immediately available and lukewarm.I would only recommend hotel up to Thursday if weddings was imminent on Friday or Saturday

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            I visited the hotel for a short break with my mother. We found the staff to be attentive and helpful st all times, including reception, chambermaids and dining room. I used the gym, pool and really enjoyed the spa especially the outdoor part. I do intend to return to the hotel in the future.

            Unfortunately the lift was out of action for the whole of our stay. Staff were most apologetic but it did concern us as my mother is elderly and has a heart condition. As we were on the first floor she managed but could not have coped otherwise. If returning next summer I would wish to know that the lift would be functional before I booked. A four star hotel should have had this repaired before the summer season or made it clear before guests arrived.

          • Older travelers
            6.6

            Rooms are very poorly decorated; business hptels are even better.Payment procedures with business cards are very long and complicated, I was asked my card three times!

          • Family with children
            9.2

            The location

            After paying a large amount for the room getting robbed for internet access leaves a very bad taste in my mouth next time a bed and breakfast.

          • Couple
            7.4

            Breakfast was delicious. Room was very comfortable.

            We were regularly disturbed by cleaners and people looking for their room - knocks on door.

          • Group of friends
            5.4

            The hotel is beautiful, amazing view from the bar and restaurant, I really enjoyed the outdoor swimming pool .

            Quite a lot , first I would expect the have free internet on my laptop but had to pay 4 pounds for 30 min of internet, unbelievable ! no heaten at all in the bedroom, really cold at night (as we live in scotland) . Impossible to swim in the swimming pool and relax after my massage as there was a swimming class for children , it was very noisy and couldn t event use the swimming pool. Very busy outdoor swimming pool, could barely moveand have some space.NO Hairdryer in the room after using the swimming pool !!! Breakfast was really mediocre for the price .

          • Family with children
            8.8

            Enjoyed the spa and the evening meal-good to chill out with great location looking out to the sea.

            Rooms were a bit small .

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            The first course at dinner on the first night. The food in general was very good. The view of the sea from our room.Good full spaced public rooms.

            Although we should have arrived with evidence of our online booking, the lady dealing with us seemed to not be insightful enough to know the booking agent had changed the names around, ie first name put as the last name etc. For the cost charged for 2 nights stay of a doubleroom, our room did not look like the rooms photographed on line, was very small with only one bedside table. Textile furnishings old looking. Bed duvet had holes in it.Wall paint old and marked, one wall in particular..I Also called a phone number I was given for the hotel on Booked.net to ask about dry cleaning services and was given the wrong information on behalf of the hotel.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Macdonald Marine Hotel - North Berwick North Berwick location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Cromwell Road, North Berwick, United Kingdom, EH39 4LZ

          Get directions
          City Center
          • North Berwick
            4000 ft
          Airports
          • Turnhouse (EDI)
            25.2 mi
          • Dundee (DND)
            29.3 mi
          Restaurants
          • The Links Bar & Lounges at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa
            300 ft
          • Whitekirk Golf & Country Club Restaurant (cuisine: Scottish)
            2000 ft
          Beaches
          • North Berwick Law
            4000 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            83

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedNorth BerwickMacdonald Marine Hotel

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

          Use Badge

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