Where business meets pleasure
Macdonald Houstoun House
A perfect blend of historic character and the corporate essentials your event requires, makes Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel a truly attractive conference destination. Situated in a secluded spot near Livingston just west of Edinburgh, in 22 acres of beautiful woodlands, Macdonald Houstoun House offers an impressive range of rooms, facilities and services to meet your needs.
With links to Mary, Queen of Scots and the classic grace of a 16th century Tower House, Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel is rich in character and a memorable venue for your event.
Beyond the delightful grounds, you’ll find four conference and function rooms which provide a range of options to suit whatever size event you’re planning.
For the larger conference, the Houstoun Suite can easily entertain up to 400 delegates with the option to create two separate soundproof spaces for up to 100 each. With its own private bar and patio area, it's an excellent choice of meeting room, however you choose to arrange it.
The Strathbrock Suite in the manor house’s former stable block will comfortably house training sessions, seminars and launches for up to 100, with the convenience of a bar area come break-out space. Split into two, it can accommodate up to 60 guests.
High attention to detail, free WiFi with the option of upgrading to faster speed 100 MBps, and the AV and business presentation materials you need for your event are part of the package, regardless of whether you opt for a boardroom meeting around a mahogany table or a larger function.
When it’s time to unwind, the award-winning Tower restaurant specialises in using fine local ingredients, while the Vaulted Bar is a perfect spot for post-conference networking.
Head to the nearby golf courses for extra corporate bonding sessions and away days – there are several in the area – while our 22 acres of landscaped grounds and mature woodland offer space to relax and review events of the day along with our superb leisure facilities.
Team building is made easy thanks with a wide range of options available, and with Edinburgh and Glasgow’s attractions just a short journey away there’s an endless list of possibilities.
Accommodation hits the spot too, with 70 rooms that blend luxury and character, with a unique feature bedroom in the Tower.