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    Macdonald Hotels

    Garthdee Road, Aberdeen AB15 9FX, Scotland
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    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    Stunning A listed interior makes the main rooms a real delight. We were in Room 52 and can describe it as tired. Thankfully the great staff ( they were utterly brillant) and glorious main rooms made up for this drawback.

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    Response from NorwoodHall, General Manager at Macdonald HotelsResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest , Thank you for your feedback. We were delighted to read your kind comments regarding our great staff. Kind Regards , Ivan Franssen General Manager.

    Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

    Very disappointed and disenchanted by our experience at Norwood Hall. We attended a wedding there and stayed for two nights. The food was excellent but our accommodation in the annexe, overlooking the kitchen, was uninspiring, to say the least! Our major concern was the disappearance...More

    Thank Jambo2006
    Response from NorwoodHall, General Manager at Macdonald HotelsResponded 23 September 2017

    Dear Guest , Thank you for your kind comments regarding the food quality here at Norwood Hall. We have spoken on the telephone and I have also responded in writing. We are extremely sorry that we cannot locate your dressing gown. Our housekeeping team are...More

    Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

    I am sure a lot of people will love this hotel. A converted stately home in beautiful grounds with large rooms and comfy beds. Ut there are a few drawbacks that may not be to everybody's taste. The layout is a little strange and you...More

    Thank TravellingFalco
    Reviewed 16 September 2017

    Travelled up to The norwood hall hotel for our nieces wedding. The suite we had was beautiful, lovely bathroom, huge comfy bed, warm and spotlessly clean. The staff are really nice, service excellent. Both the breakfast and the wedding meal were absolutely delicious and plentiful....More

    2  Thank beverley p
    Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

    The university (Robert Gordon) had booked me into this hotel and I was pleasantly surprised when I drove up the stately drive to this castle type hotel. I was upgraded to a luxurious room which was truly luxurious. Lovely bathroom and hugely comfortable bed. Extremely...More

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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • US$95 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #16 Luxury Hotel in Aberdeen
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    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Aberdeen
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    • Macdonald Hotels Aberdeen, Scotland
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    21 August 2017|
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    Response from malkymac | Reviewed this property |
    Hi I am guessing but its a fair distance out of the center of town so I would say you would be looking at £15-£20 each way in a taxi. There are amusements & Funfair etc down by the beach which are good for kids but obviously... More
    12 April 2017|
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    There aren't fridges in the rooms
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