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Premier Inn Aberdeen South (Portlethen) Hotel

Mains of Balquharn, Portlethen AB12 4QS Scotland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 27/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 27/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


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Decisions, decisions. Do you spend time exploring the scenery of North East Scotland, or do you head straight into Aberdeen for all the shopping, leisure and business facilities it has to offer? Premier Inn Hotel Aberdeen South (Portlethen) puts you within easy reach of whatever you decide to do. See where the crown jewels were hidden from Cromwell with a visit to the ruined medieval fortress of Dunnottar Castle. Or visit a real gem for garden lovers, Duthie Park and the exotic plants of the Winter Gardens. And don't miss the precious stone of Aberdeen itself, with the shimmering silver of the granite buildings and landmarks. Mouth-watering food awaits you back at the hotel, courtesy of our Brewers Fayre restaurant, as well as new, modern rooms and extra-comfy, kingsize Hypnos beds.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Bar / lounge
Highchairs available
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
First aid kit
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Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Coffee / tea maker
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Private bathrooms
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Daphniesmum wrote a review Oct. 2020
18 contributions39 helpful votes
We stayed here for one night as we were visiting relatives nearby. Check-in was very quick and efficient and we had a nice spacious room which was very clean. The receptionist organised a taxi for us and was happy to supply us with more coffees when we asked. The breakfast was one of the best I've ever had - everythng was piping hot and cooked perfectly. The server was very pleasant and helpful and explained the restrictions perfectly. I look forward to stayng here again.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Kim wrote a review Oct. 2020
1 contribution
Love Premier Inn, so easy. Staff doing a great job to keep customers safe. Can I suggest that all guests who are having dinner or breakfast are informed about the need for Qr code apps on their phones? It is a great idea but we were totally unprepared. It took 3 goes before we found an app that worked! It would have helped to know beforehand. You need a QR code app to provide info for track and trace, to access the menu and pay for the meal. Really great idea and it did not spoil our visit at all. All part of living in this bizarre new pandemic reality!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
tonybear wrote a review Oct. 2020
3 contributions3 helpful votes
we were told on arrival there was no food available as pointed out on web site which we could not find and maybe we could try the hotel next door as this is where most guests had been using to eat or get a taxi into town after a 200 mile trip this is not what we were expecting
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Date of stay: September 2020
Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: book somewhere else
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Karen R wrote a review Oct. 2020
6 contributions5 helpful votes
We have stayed here in the past and not had any complaints, but on this occasion we stayed in room 108. After our first night there first thing in the morning I went to reception to complain about the bed. It was lumpy, it moved as soon as you sat on it and made very loud squeaky noises as soon as you were actually getting into the bed, both my wife and I had hardly any sleep and my wife had a backache too. Although I told the receptionist all this nothing was done to remedy the problem knowing that we had a further two nights to stay. I was told that my comments would be noted on the system and was given a card with the contact details to complain to head office. I emailed our complaint on that very day and have still not heard back. As the main selling point of premier inn is a good nights sleep guaranteed I feel this should have been rectified with immediate effect. After three nights of sleeping in the most uncomfortable bed ever We were very happy to be leaving. It seems it’s a lottery of good and bad depending what room you get to stay in.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants, Other at Premier Inn Aberdeen South (Portlethen) Hotel
Responded 16 Nov. 2020
Hello there, thanks for taking the time to share your review. Whilst we're happy to hear you stayed with us and you usually enjoy your visit's, we sorry the same can't be said for this stay as the quality of your bed wasn't up to our usual standard. We're also sorry if the team weren't very helpful when you discussed this with them. Just so you know, we've now made a log of your comment's and have passed them to the hotel's management team to see what improvement's can be made going forward. We wouldn't want standard's like these to continue so the bed will be checked to ensure any necessary faults are rectified. If you still haven't had a response to your contact form, please give our Guest Relation's team a call and they can discuss it further with you. You can reach them by calling 0333 003 0025 (option 1). Thanks again for getting in touch and we hope to see you again soon. Ricky
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Philip Elford wrote a review Sep. 2020
2 contributions
Even though the hotel is very close to a major road, you can't hear the traffic at night so you get a good nights sleep. The staff are very helpful, friendly and pleasant. My only complaint was, the food was served up on cold plates and so went cold quicker. Especially the breakfasts. otherwise we really enjoyed our stay! Would really recommend this hotel.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Room Tip: If anyone in a party is disabled, request a ground floor room as there are no lifts!
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USD 35 - USD 59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Premier Inn Aberdeen South (Portlethen) Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Premier Inn Aberdeen South (Portlethen) Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Charlie Chalk's Fun Factory (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Premier Inn Aberdeen South (Portlethen) Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Premier Inn Aberdeen South (Portlethen) Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Premier Inn Aberdeen South (Portlethen) Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Premier Inn Aberdeen South (Portlethen) Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mains Of Balquharn Brewers Fayre, The Sitting Room, and Portlethen's Place To Eat.
Is Premier Inn Aberdeen South (Portlethen) Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Portlethen.
Are there any historical sites close to Premier Inn Aberdeen South (Portlethen) Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St Machar's Cathedral (11.8 km), The Tolbooth Museum (9.6 km), and Provost Skene's House (9.6 km).
Is Premier Inn Aberdeen South (Portlethen) Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.