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Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel, Livingston

Uphall, Livingston, West Lothian, EH526JS, UK
Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel, Livingston Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel, Livingston 0344 879 9043 Uphall Livingston
81 out of 100% 18 votes


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  • Free Wifi
  • Accessible Rooms
  • Private Car Park
  • Pets Allowed
  • Leisure with pool
  • Spa Treatments
  • Gym

Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel is a historic 16th century building, in a secluded location near Livingston, just west of Edinburgh City Centre. 

Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Accessible Rooms
  • Private Car Park
  • Pets Allowed
  • Leisure with pool
  • Spa Treatments
  • Gym

Number of Bedrooms: 70

Parking Spaces: 100

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel near Livingston is the perfect country hotel and retreat. This historic tower house hotel is nestled in 22 acres of beautiful woodlands and was once visited by Mary Queen of Scots. Macdonald Houstoun House is located only 2 minutes from the main M8 motorway, your gateway to the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Inside, 70 rooms blend luxury and character, with a unique feature bedroom in the Tower. With a choice of rooms and suites, each with own individual character, you can choose the level of comfort and features to suit.

Located in the 16th Century tower, the Tower Restaurant at the Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel is the perfect setting to enjoy a menu featuring traditional Scottish food with a modern twist. In the cellar, the cosy Vaulted Bar is the perfect spot for a drink or afternoon tea.

The Leisure Club and Spa have ample scope for working off the calories and a host of rejuvenating treatments.

The Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel in Livingston offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Ground Floor Rooms
tick Wifi
tick Bathrobes & Slippers
tick In room safe

Every room has a spacious en-suite bathroom and a generously sized bed. Upgrade to an Executive Room for even more luxury. Celebrate a special occasion in one of our spacious Feature Rooms with views of the walled gardens. Family rooms are also available. Whether for business or leisure, you'll find the Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel an inviting place to stay.

Business guest, romantic break, or following a conference, you'll find the Classic bedrooms at Macdonald Houstoun House are extremely comfortable with traditional furnishings and unlimited, free WiFi powered by The Cloud. During your stay, enjoy the great Vital Health & Wellbeing facilities or the picturesque walled gardens before retiring to your bedroom. A sound night's sleep awaits.

Upgrading to an Executive bedroom gives you all the benefits of a Classic bedroom plus a few extra little touches. Wrap yourself up in a soft bathrobe and slip on comfy slippers, enjoy additional space to spread out and relax with upgraded Arran Aromatic toiletries.

For an extra special treat, your VIPs or partner will love our Feature bedrooms with extra seating and plush furniture. You've got great views over the walled gardens, a comfy four-poster bed to guarantee a sound night's sleep and a snug bathrobe, slippers and upgraded toiletries to spoil you. Go on, you deserve it!

Accessible Rooms at Macdonald Houstoun House offer the same plush amenities as our Classic Rooms with extra space for convenient wheelchair access. Located on the ground floor, these beautiful rooms feature handrails in the bathroom, reachable switches and pull-cord alarms for extra peace of mind. While our Jeremy Wares restaurant is located on the first floor of the original Tower is accessible only by stair case, alternative dinner arrangements can be made in the Vaulted bar on the ground floor.

Bar & Restaurant

In the 16th Century tower, you'll enjoy award-winning cuisine in the Tower Restaurant. It's the perfect setting to enjoy a menu featuring traditional Scottish food with a modern twist.

7am-9.30am (Mon-Fri)
8am-10.00am (Sat-Sun)


6.30pm - 9.30pm daily

The Vaulted Bar at Macdonald Houstoun House
Located in the historic cellars of Macdonald Houstoun House, you'll get a warm welcome in our Vaulted Bar. Its three connected rooms, with large open fireplaces, antique paintings and leather couches are a comfortable place to relax. Meet with friends and sip a refreshing drink from the bar or read the paper over afternoon tea.

• 11am-11pm daily

Afternoon tea near Edinburgh
Surrounded by acres of stunning gardens, our historic hotel is a wonderful place to experience this British tradition at its very best. With dedicated and passionate chefs like ours, you can rest assured that you'll delight in our selection of home-made finger sandwiches, mouth-watering cakes and our cream tea where you can enjoy fluffy scones with clotted cream and jam.

Our traditional afternoon tea is ideal for everyone, with a delicious selection all made by skilled hands, using the finest ingredients, sourced locally where possible. For something a little bit different, why not treat yourself to our Mary Queen of Scots afternoon tea which is served which is served in honour of her visit to the hotel over 500 years ago.


tick Fitness Suite
tick Sauna
tick Steam Room
tick Beauty Treatments
tick Indoor Heated Swimming Pool

After your busy business meeting or day out in Edinburgh, relax in our indoor swimming pool or indulge in a soothing spa treatment at the Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel.

The Vital Health and Wellbeing Club has a fully-equipped technogym, an 18-metre indoor swimming pool, treatment rooms and sauna.

Concealed in the hotel's walled gardens is a clay surface tennis court, open to all guests free of charge.

Leisure Club Opening Hours:
• Open Mon-Thurs: 7am-10pm / Fri: 7am-9pm / Sat & Sun: 8am-8pm

• Children's swim times: Mon-Fri - 7.00am-7.30pm, Sat & Sun - 8.00am-7.30pm

Location & Directions

Directions to Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel in Livingston

Close to the A89
1.2 miles from Uphall Station
7.1 miles from Edinburgh Airport

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Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Tennis
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Climbing

Take a look at what there is to see and do in and around Macdonald Houstoun House.

Deep Sea World, North Queensferry
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Dungeon
Edinburgh Zoo, Edinburgh
Our Dynamic Earth
Callendar House
Beecraigs Country Park
Boness Motor Museum
Bannockburn Heritage Centre
Five Sisters Zoo, West Calder

Livingston Designer Outlet
The Centre, Livingston

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