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Macdonald Houstoun House

Macdonald Houstoun House

Nestled among 22 acres of private woodland and landscaped walled gardens this historic country house hotel is a charming 16th century tower house, once visited by Mary Queen of Scots and is now a luxurious retreat between Edinburgh and Glasgow, the perfect choice for any event, large or small from weddings, celebrations meetings or conferences.

Combining historical elegance with modern luxury, the Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel has everything under one roof to cater for all events from grand-scale banqueting and parties to business and corporate events. It’s an ideal location, minutes from the M8 and only a few miles from Edinburgh Airport makes it a great choice for those wanting to escape the city and treat their guests to an exceptional experience amongst superb surroundings.

The hotel features a large, grand ballroom space, the Houstoun Suite which is ideal for large scale events for up to 400 guests. It can also be partitioned into smaller spaces for up to 100 guests. Its neutral tones, natural daylight and private patio area makes an excellent backdrop for any event. For training sessions, meetings or as a breakout area choose the Strathbrock or Shairp Suites which can accommodate up to 100 and 80 guests respectively. With traditional décor and beautiful views these rooms are perfect for training sessions, meetings or small receptions. The hotel also has a dedicated boardroom, the Dower room, a peaceful environment for 13 guests.

Other fantastic amenities include sumptuous and beautifully furnished bedrooms and suites – perfect to retire to after your Big Day or relax after your conference. The hotel boasts 2 AA rosettes for the restaurant’s high standards and local quality plus a cosy Vaulted bar to meet in for drinks or an afternoon tea. Take advantage of the leisure club and Spa with its rejuvenating treatments and blissful surroundings.

Macdonald Houstoun House is 7 miles from Edinburgh Airport, 1.2 miles from Uphall Station, less than an hour to Glasgow and on the outskirts of Edinburgh just off the M8. Car parking is complimentary for guests.

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Venue Macdonald Houstoun House
Capacity 400 guests
Address Uphall
Broxburn
West Lothian
EH52 6JS
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Packages (6)

Macdonald Houstoun House - 24hr Conference Package

24hr Conference Package

  • Price from: £120.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Main meeting room hire Mid-morning serving of tea, coffee and shortbread Hot and cold buffet lunch Mineral water, cordials and mints in the meeting room Delegate stationery - pads, pens and name cards Screen, OHP and flipchart Complimentary use of the Business Centre 3-course dinner Overnight accommodation Full Scottish breakfast

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Macdonald Houstoun House - Day Delegate Package (8hrs)

Day Delegate Package (8hrs)

  • Price from: £30.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Main meeting room hire Mid-morning serving of tea, coffee and shortbread Hot and cold buffet lunch Mineral water, cordials and mints in the meeting room Delegate stationery - pads, pens and name cards Screen, OHP and flipchart

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Meeting Room Hire

  • P.O.A
  • Description & Details

    Day delegate rates available Oct-March 2011 £30 to include: 2 servings tea & coffee, 2 course buffet lunch, 2 flip charts, screen, room hire

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Meeting rooms

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  • Description & Details

    Day delegate rates available Oct-March 2011 £30 to include: 2 servings tea & coffee, 2 course buffet lunch, 2 flip charts, screen, room hire

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Macdonald Houstoun House - Teambuilding Various

Teambuilding Various

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  • Description & Details

    Set in 22 acres of landscaped grounds and mature woodland, with several large function rooms, the Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel is ideal for your company's next teambuilding event. Use the hotel's private lawns and walled gardens to host your own Highland Games or try your hand at archery and clay pigeon shooting. Make the best of the hotel's close proximity to Edinburgh and take part in a treasure hunt through the historical city's winding streets. We only use reputable events companies - they handle the details so you can concentrate on enjoying yourselves.

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Macdonald Houstoun House - Winter Wedding

Winter Wedding

  • Guests: 80 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price from: £57.50 per person
  • Description & Details

    Dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator Red Carpet Arrival Ceremony Room Master of Ceremonies Luxury Three Tiered Wedding Cake Silver Cake Stand & Knife Sparkling Wine on Arrival Three Course Wedding Breakfast Sparkling Wine for Toast Evening Disco Evening Buffet of Sandwiches & Wraps Chair Covers & Sashes Top Table / Altar Table Flower Display Candelabra Centre Pieces for Guest Tables Personalised Menus, Placecards & Table Plan Bridal Suite for the Wedding Night Changing Room Menu Tasting Piper Conditions apply please contact venue for more information.

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Function Rooms & Event Spaces (5)

Houstoun suite

  • Max Capacity: 400
  • Dimensions: L:2.00m x W:18.90m x H:17.00m
  • Full Details

    The Houstoun suite is the largest of eight meeting rooms available. All rooms offer good accessiblity and natural daylight. wifi throughout. Houstoun suite can cater for up to 400 delegates, theatre style. No pillars are in the room, offering good visual for all delegates. Natural daylight, looking out to our courtyard, offering space and tranquility for an event or meeting. The hotel is located in 25 acres of landscaped gardens.

    Capacity

    • Theatre: 400
    • Banqueting: 250
    • Dinner & Dance: 250
    • Cabaret: 220
    • Classroom: 150
    • U-Shape: 80
    • Boardroom: 80
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Strathbrock suite

  • Max Capacity: 130
  • Dimensions: L:16.20m x W:8.30m x H:2.04m
  • Full Details

    Located adjacent to Houstoun, good accessibility and access to courtyard, offering an ideal room for meetings/dinners for numbers up to to 130. Natural daylight throughout, no pillars to obscure viewing within the suite.

    Capacity

    • Theatre: 130
    • Banqueting: 120
    • Dinner & Dance: 60
    • Cabaret: 60
    • Classroom: 40
    • U-Shape: 30
    • Boardroom: 30
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Shairp Suite

  • Max Capacity: 80
  • Full Details

    Located above Strathbrock suite in the courtyard, the Shairp has good natural daylight and no pillars within the rooms. Access by stairs only, good for smaller meetings

    Capacity

    • Theatre: 80
    • Banqueting: 40
    • Cabaret: 40
    • Classroom: 20
    • U-Shape: 25
    • Boardroom: 25
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Dower Room

  • Max Capacity: 14
  • Dimensions: L:8.20m x W:5.10m x H:2.00m
  • Full Details

    Ideal boardroom set up - large walnut table with leather chairs, for Executive meetings, looks out to courtyard. Good natural daylight, very quiet room in peaceful surroundings.

    Capacity

    • Boardroom: 14
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Houstoun suite

  • Max Capacity: 0
  • Full Details

    The Houstoun suite is the largest of eight meeting rooms available. All rooms offer good accessiblity and natural daylight. wifi throughout. Houstoun suite can cater for up to 400 delegates, theatre style. No pillars are in the room, offering good visual for all delegates. Natural daylight, looking out to our courtyard, offering space and tranquility for an event or meeting. The hotel is located in 25 acres of landscaped gardens.

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Venue Features (16)

  • AV Equipment
  • Accommodation
  • Disability Access
  • Family Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Leisure Facilities
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Outside Space
  • Parking
  • Self Catering Allowed
  • Smoking Area
  • Wedding License
  • Wi-Fi Access