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Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

Festive Breaks and Party Nights at Macdonald Houstoun HouseAA 4 Stars

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This year, we have an exciting calendar of festive events which promises something for everyone. Whether you are celebrating with family, friends or colleagues, we guarantee you a great time. We hope that you will be able to join us and look forward to welcoming you to Macdonald Houstoun House this festive season.

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Christmas & New Year Packages

  • At Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel, we think your Christmas party should be amazing – after all you’ve waited all year for it! So for our Vegas nights, we’ve lined up a live tribute to Elvis to get you rocking after a festive cocktail on arrival, and a superb three course meal. Then, once inspired, you can disco to your heart’s content before falling into one of our sumptuous beds for a wonderful night’s sleep. Book your party by 30th September 2014 and save 10%

    £40 per person

    • Festive cocktail on arrival
    • Delicious three course meal
    • Elvis tribute entertainment
    • Disco to dance the night away
    • Overnight accommodation availabile

    Date - Friday 5th December
    Prices (per person )
    £40.00 - Dinner
    £80.00 - Dinner with overnight stay

  • A hint of mystery will add to the fun at our Masquerade nights, where our stylish guests will sip a welcoming cocktail and don fabulous festive masks. And don’t worry – you’ll still be able to tuck into your delicious three course meal before the disco begins! After that, it’s sweet dreams as you slumber in one of our delightful bedrooms. Book your party by 30th September 2014 and save 10%

    From £32 per person

    • Festive cocktail on arrival
    • Fabulous festive masks provided
    • Delicious three course meal
    • DJ and dancing
    • Overnight accommodation availabile

    DATES
    Saturday 29th November
    Saturday 6th December
    Friday 12th December
    Saturday 13th December
    Friday 19th December
    Friday 20th December

    Prices (per person )
    29th November: £32.00 - Dinner
    From £70.00 - Dinner with overnight stay

    All other Fridays and Saturdays:
    £40.00 - Dinner
    From £80.00 - Dinner with overnight stay
     

  • Disco Through the Decades Party nights – give your dancing shoes a real festive workout! Dance your socks off to tunes across the decades with our resident DJ disco nights. Book your party by 30th September 2014 and save 10%

    £30 per person

    • Delicious three course meal
    • Tea, coffee and mince pies
    • Disco to dance the night away
    • Overnight accommodation availabile

    DATES

    Sunday 14th December

    Thursday 18th December

    Prices (per person )

    £30.00 - Dinner

    £60.00 - Dinner with overnight stay

  • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

    Sometimes you want to celebrate with the team in a perfect private space. Our lovely Strathbrock Suite is a fabulous setting for a private company party, with room for presentations, a band or a special theme. Nestled in the courtyard with its own bar, the suite is ideal for lunches and dinners for 30 to 120 people. You’ll enjoy a cocktail on arrival and a specially prepared three course Christmas meal and a free DJ if you have more than 30 guests! Book your party by 30th September 2014 and save 10%

    From £32 per person

    • Festive cocktail on arrival
    • Delicious three course meal
    • Complimentary DJ for over 30 guests
    • Overnight accommodation availabile

    Dates
    From Wednesdays - Saturdays
    throughout November and December

    Prices (per person )
    Lunches from £22.00
    Dinner from £35.00
    Dinner with overnight stay £71.00
     

  • Eat & drink in Edinburgh West

    Let chef to the stars Jeremy Wares prepare you a wonderful meal in our charming restaurant. Celebrate the festive season with a gourmet dining experience that’s second to none, teaming two AA Rosette awarded chef Jeremy with our extraordinary Tower Restaurant. Jeremy’s exquisite style puts a modern twist on top-quality Scottish cuisine; savour all he has to offer with a table for lunch or dinner, or take a private room.

    From £20 per per person

    Every day from 24th November -
    24th December

    Times
    12noon - 2.00pm
    6.00pm - 9.30pm

    Prices (per person )
    Lunches from £20.00
    Dinner from £35.00
     

  • The beautiful 16th Century setting of our Tower Restaurant merits something really special at this treasured time of year – and top chef Jeremy Wares delivers it deliciously. When you sit down to your table in these elegant two AA Rosette-awarded surroundings, you will find placed before you a stunning four course Christmas lunch worth savouring. Sit back and relax as the luscious ambience of Macdonald Houstoun House works its magic on this memorable gourmet event.

    £90 per person

    • Delicious four course meal
    • Coffee and mince pies

    This is an adult only event
    Sitting from 2pm 

  • Our scrumptious lunch comes with extra fun for families. The whole family will sit down comfortably together to enjoy our fabulous festive fare, expertly served in the Houstoun Suite with a lively jazz band playing – and a special visit from Santa Claus. The grown ups will enjoy a mouth-watering meal served by our friendly team with a delectable carvery main course, while the children have a special buffet station all to themselves. It’s a sensational combination!

    £65 per adult

    • Delicious three course meal
    • Children's buffet
    • Coffee and mince pies
    • Live jazz band
    • Visit from Santa Claus

    Times
    Sittings from 12.30pm

    Prices (per person)
    £65.00 per adult
    £26.00 per child
    Children under three dine free

     

  • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

    Be the host without stress as our chefs prepare the roast for you to carve. As head of the family, you love the traditions of carving the turkey – and at the head of the table in your own private dining room, you’ll enjoy the most stress-free Christmas you've ever experienced. You’ll sit down together at a specially decorated table to a divine three course meal carefully prepared by our chefs with juicy roast and all the trimmings, served family-style for your delectation. You can even bring the presents to place underneath it and open at your leisure. A truly festive home from home.

    £70 per adult

    • Delicious three course meal
    • Coffee and mince pies
    • Christmas tree and decorations to decorate yourself

    Dates
    Christmas Day and throughout December - available for 10 - 20 guests

    Prices (per person)
    Christmas Day:
    £70.00 per adult
    £26.00 per child

    £30.00 per person throughout December

  • Linger a while by our open fires and enjoy a relaxing Christmas stay. Why hurry home? Our lovely lounges, vaulted ceilings and gorgeous woodland surroundings simply invite you to make your festive celebrations last. Christmas Eve is a gentle start to the fun, with mulled wine and mince pies on arrival – and after you've settled into your room, enjoy an intimate candlelit dinner. On Christmas Day, a choice of dining options is available, with the Jeremy Wares Restaurant – an adults only space (£20.00 per person applies) and the Houstoun Suite more of a family affair. Relax after your wonderful food and then help yourself to a light buffet in the evening. On Boxing Day, burn off a hearty breakfast with a relaxing walk in our grounds – or try some retail therapy at nearby Livingston Designer Outlet, where we can arrange a 10% discount card for selected shops.

    From £170 per person

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    • Mulled wine and mince pies on arrival
    • Candlelit dinner on Christmas Eve
    • Christmas Day dining in the Tower Restaurant or the Houstoun Suite
    • Light buffet on Christmas evening
    • Breakfast on Boxing Day
    • 10% discount card for Livingston Designer Outlet

    Prices (per person)
    £235.00 - three night package
    £170.00 - two nights
    Extra nights can be added

  • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

    Welcome 2015 in the grandest of style – and with toe-tapping pleasure! As the notes of the piper ring out, you’ll raise your glass to toast the new year during a fun-packed and stylish evening. Our elegant black tie ball starts with a Champagne and canapé reception followed by an utterly indulgent six course gourmet dinner with special Scottish flair. After that, a ceilidh band will keep the well dressed guests on their toes as they dance their way up to midnight – and once the new year is in, the disco will go on until the early hours. Young adults over 12 years old are welcome.

    £90 per person

    • Champagne and canapé reception
    • Indulgent six course dinner
    • Ceilidh band
    • Disco until the early hours
    • Overnight accommodation availabile

    Prices (per person)

    £90.00 Hogmanay Ball only

    £170.00 Hogmanay Ball with overnight stay and breakfast

    £239.00 - two night stay
    Arriving 30th or 31st December including dinner, Hogmanay Ball, overnight stay and breakfasts

    £278.00 - three night stay
    Arriving 30th including dinner on first night, Hogmanay Ball, overnight stay and breakfasts