Macdonald Hotels and Resorts


Lothian-based Macdonald Hotels and Resorts is the  UK’s largest privately-owned hotel operator and the biggest  operator in Scotland. It owns or manages an individual collection of four- and five-star hotels and resorts in the UK, Sp


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Key People:

Executive chairman Donald Macdonald
Chief executive David Guile
Group finance director Gordon Fraser
Operations director Ruaridh Macdonald
Director of sales Elaine McCormack
Restaurant operations director Harwood Warrington


Operating Data:

Number of hotels 45 
Resorts 10 - UK (5) Spain (4) and Portugal (1)
Timeshare 9 locations

In 2014, the collection included 12 venues with golf courses (eight in the UK, four in Europe)) and 24 spas.

Signature Collection -11  upper-four-star, four-red star and five-star hotels
Macdonald Pittodrie House, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire
Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, North Berwick, East Lothian
Macdonald Rusacks Hotel, St Andrews, Fife
Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa. Tarporley, Cheshire
Macdonald Townhouse Hotel, Manchester
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa, Lake Windmere, Cumbria
Macdonald Bath Spa, Bath
Macdonald Compleat Angler Hotel, Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Macdonald Randolph Hotel, Oxford
Macdonald Windsor Hotel, Berkshire
Macdonald Bear Hotel, Woodstock, Oxfordshire

Financial Snapshot:

Year ending 28 March 2013
£138.6m (+7% on previous year)
Profit/loss -£6.1m* (2013: £1.9m)
*£3.3m profit before exceptional bank charges and asset impairment charges

View company financial reports from August 1999 to September 2003


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