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    The Aberdeen Altens Hotel

    Souter Head Road, Aberdeen AB12 3LF, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent52%
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    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 16 May 2017

    Lovely hotel, the Restaurant and bar staff were excellent as was the food. Room comfortable and clean. Close enough to the shops for anyone wishing to shop. The harbour is a nice place to walk around there was a Dolphin tripMore

    Thank Christine W
    Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded 12 June 2017

    Dear Christine, Thank you for sharing this lovely review following your recent stay at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel. I am really pleased to hear your weekend break was an enjoyable one and I hope we are able to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Kris...More

    Reviewed 13 May 2017

    My wife and I stayed at the Altens for 2 nights on B&B with dinner included on the first night. The check in and check out were straight forward and uncomplicated with welcoming and pleasant front desk staff. The room was a basic double, very...More

    Thank ShaunT16
    Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded 29 May 2017

    Dear ShaunT16, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel and for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. I am really pleased to hear your stay was an enjoyable one and you found the hotel to be...More

    Reviewed 12 May 2017

    The hotel itself is great. The staff are really helpful and so lovely, ask for anything that you need including postcodes. The breakfast is awesome with heaps of options but won me over with the pikelets/scones that was awesome and ran out every morning. The...More

    Thank orrc1601
    Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded 29 May 2017

    Dear orrc1601, Thank you taking the time to share this wonderfully detailed review following your recent stay at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel. I am delighted to hear you had an enjoyable stay and I hope we get the chance to welcome you back soon. Kind...More

    Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

    Generally this is quite a nice hotel, with good links to reach the city and local businesses. The trouble is the service can be either excellent or really poor. This ruins the experience. Take today for example I go into the quiet bar area for...More

    Thank Mh8755
    Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded 11 May 2017

    Dear Mh8755, Thank you for taking the time to share a review. I am really pleased to hear that generally you find the hotel to be nice but I am obviously concerned to hear of the issues you encountered with your dining experience. We usually...More

    Reviewed 4 May 2017

    Excellent value for money.Booked two night bed and breakfast with 3 course dinner on first night.,dinner was very good,and breakfasts were excellent,with large choice and all fresh..Would definitely use again.More

    Thank anncm2016
    Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded 17 May 2017

    Dear anncm2016, Thank you very much for sharing a review on Tripadvisor. I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your weekend break with us here at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, in particular your breakfast and dining experience. Its great to hear you will be...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$53 - US$258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Aberdeen
    • #6 Luxury Hotel in Aberdeen
    • #6 Best Value Hotel in Aberdeen
    • #8 Family Hotel in Aberdeen
    • #11 Business Hotel in Aberdeen
    • #18 Romantic Hotel in Aberdeen
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 251
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    • Aberdeen
    • Also Known As
    • Thistle Aberdeen Altens Hotel Aberdeen ,
    • Thistle Hotel Aberdeen ,
    • The Aberdeen Altens Hotel Scotland
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    William M
    22 April 2017|
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    Response from KrisManship | Property representative |
    Hi William, The hotel is 3 miles from the city centre. Thanks Kris
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    Cath0710
    18 April 2017|
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    Response from 091063 | Reviewed this property |
    check out was 11 breakfast think from 6
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    auddpre
    22 March 2017|
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    Response from KrisManship | Property representative |
    Hi, The beautician operates privately from the hotel, her name is Wendy and you can call her on 07971 439535 Thanks
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    "stay somewhere else"
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    "get the bus into the city centre on a day rider ticket which was £8 and if you are coming home late in the..."
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    "prob a higher up floor facing the city would be a great view"
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    "3rd floor is very quiet. Lifts great."
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