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The Aberdeen Altens Hotel

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Souter Head Road, Aberdeen AB12 3LF Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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4 Nov.5 Nov.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The bathroom was filthy. Behind the loo ingrained with dirt and the floor had hair and dust on it. No hot water in the morning so was moved to another room. Equally unclean. Complained about dirt but the housekeeper appeared disinterested. Sink had debris in...More

Thank Experience625204
Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Experience625204, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We strive to ensure every guest has an enjoyable experience so I am really saddened to read this has not been the case for you. As you can see from previous reviews, we usually receive excellent feedback...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms are clean and of a good size with a large bed and good shower. The gym and swimming pool are well equipped and the food choice and standard is excellent. However, some of the waiting staff could with putting a smile on their face...More

Thank Josh G
Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Josh G, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel. I was very pleased to read you enjoyed your stay and found the hotel to be "very good" I look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet and easy to access. Near from bus station to go to the town. Front desk crew was cooperating, friendly, and warm welcoming. Room well furnished, big size, and very clean. Food menu in the restaurant has a different types of foods so you can...More

Thank El-Reedy
Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear El-Reedy, Thank you very much for taking the time to share a review on TripAdvisor following your recent stay at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our staff looked after you. I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with my family for a short break and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.food was great as was the service from the staff.will definitely be back and i have recommended to friends and family.lovely hotel and fantastic value for money.steven the barman deserves a...More

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Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Craig, Thank you for sharing this fantastic 5 stars review! I am delighted to hear you and your family had an enjoyable stay with us here at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel. Thank you for highlighting Steven, he does a great job and I will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really friendly and welcoming staff. Going above and beyond to help. Always smiling and accommodating.Lovely cleaning rooms with excellent facilities.Great choice of food at breakfast and dinner.Recommended 10/10More

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Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear ceilidhjmckinnon, Thank you for your fantastic comments about your recent experience at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you had an "exceptional stay" and will share your kind comments with the team. Look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind...More

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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Sauna
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
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Best Value
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Family
,
Luxury
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Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Best Value
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
216
Price range
USD 51 - USD 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Thistle Aberdeen Altens
Also Known As
Thistle Aberdeen Altens Hotel Aberdeen
,
Thistle Hotel Aberdeen
,
The Aberdeen Altens Hotel Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aberdeen
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Room & Suite (190)
Dining (136)
Pool & Beach (46)
Amenities (81)
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annemarieb181
14 October 2018|
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Response from Barrie M |
Breakfast was included in our rate which was itison deal. You could also pay a supplement of £4.50 for meals made to order. Full buffet was available but wasn't the best system. Massive queues this morning first of all to... More
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Louisesin
13 September 2018|
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Response from Kimberley M | Property representative |
No 3 runs from the hotel to the city centre every 10 minutes
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TravellingGirl000
13 September 2018|
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Room Tips
"Everyone I spoke to had a quiet room"
Catherine1066
3 weeks ago
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"Would think a top floor room but this is quite a big hotel so a fair walk to furthest rooms from..."
Weedode
3 weeks ago
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"Apartment rooms are fantastic"
Tambo4566
4 weeks ago
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"NO A/C!!! In any of the rooms! If you come during warm months, you will be uncomfortable"
ShellyDH
30 Aug. 2018
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