By the end of this month, the four-star Macdonald Forest
Hills Hotel & Spa, part of Macdonald Hotels & Resorts and just west
of Aberfoyle in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park will
complete a significant £1 million bedroom transformation.
This latest investment comes at an extremely exciting time for
the hotel that, in the last two years has benefitted from a brand
has recently unveiled a new external facade and is now aiming to
achieve a second AA rosette for their dining. It will see 20 existing
rooms transformed to offer guests 17 new and larger bedrooms,
including two stunning suites and two feature rooms with views over
serene Loch Ard and to Ben Lomond beyond. The investment
comes as part of a wider strategy for the hotel to strive towards a
four-red star AA rating.
Morag Stark, the recently appointed Resort General Manager of Macdonald Forest
Hills Hotel & Spa, commented: "This significant investment
in our bedrooms further underlines our commitment to continually
offer guests the highest standards of product and service and we're
delighted to be receiving a share of the £5 million investment fund
that Macdonald Hotels has put aside in 2013 and to support our
ambition of achieving four-red stars.
"These stylish bedroom refurbishments will ensure our guests
enjoy the highest levels of comfort and luxury while also being
rewarded with the opportunity to dine on the finest freshest
cuisine in our Garden Restaurant and feast on a truly breathtaking
backdrop of the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park."
Interior designer, Corrinne Muir at Guardian Soft Furnishings in
Stirling and overseeing the restyle of the new bedrooms offered an
insight to the inspiration behind the designs: "We have gone down a
contemporary Scottish theme with the interiors, incorporating
heathery tartans and thistle embossed curtains in keeping with the
"We have also used an eclectic mix of fabrics from soft wools to
plush velvets and rich leathers. We believe the choice of
fabrics and colours make these rooms feel like a home away from
home for guests."
Nestled in the southernmost Scottish highlands and within easy
reach of both Glasgow and Edinburgh Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel
& Spa offers a truly idyllic escape for a leisure break, an
idyllic location for a team away day or used exclusively as a
Moreover, Macdonald Forest
Hills Hotel & Spa has its own adventure activity centre
whilst the luxurious on site Vital Health & Wellbeing Club
& Spa is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. And
wherever guests dine; in the restaurant, lounge, bedroom or
conference suite, there's the group-wide promise of always serving
the same finest freshest produce and ingredients.