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The Aberdeen Altens Hotel

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Aberdeenshire
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On Saturday the 22nd we had a tribute night at the Thistle Altens Hotel we received an upgrade to a king room on the first floor, really lovely room the linen was nice and fresh with lovely fluffy towels, the tribute was the Jersey Tones, really fab, I have to say that there was always people on the dance floor...

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KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 560kathleend, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful 5 star review! I am so pleased to hear you had a "fantastic night" at the Jersey Tones and enjoyed your bedroom and the breakfast. I will be sure to share your kind comments with the team and hopefully we will see you at the 80's...

Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've stayed here a few times now and never really been disappointed. This visit was no different. Great value for money, especially given some of the completely overpriced places in the City. Superbly comfy bed. Excellent breakfast.

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KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PerthFoody82, I am delighted to hear you had another enjoyable stay with us here at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel and thank you for choosing to stay with us again, we really do appreciate your loyalty. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback on Tripadvisor, I hope it is not too long till we can...

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked for 4 adults and 2 children in two rooms. Our room was ideal for the two of us and the family room was huge. This hotel was in an ideal location and easy access in to Aberdeen. Do not be fooled by the exterior as the interior is excellent. The Staff were pleasant and very helpful from all...

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KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lawrence M, I am so pleased to hear that you and your family had a great break with us here at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel and you enjoyed the hotel's facilities, in particular your large room, breakfast and the swimming pool. I really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback on Tripadvisor and thank you very much...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for two night with family and a group of friends. Don't be out of by the exterior of the building, inside is very nice and clean. The bar was great but staff a little slow. We had breakfast and dinner which were both very enjoyable. On the second night we asked about having a take away delivered...

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KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kris G, Thank you very much for sharing this fantastic review and for the 5 star rating! I am delighted to hear that you and your family and friends had a great stay and I am pleased to hear you will visit again. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Aberdeen Altens Hotel soon! Kind Regards Kris...

scotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hotel. Staff very pleasant from checking in to leisure n bar n waiting staff. Rooms spacious and spotless. Tea n coffee making facilities n bottled water. Downside. Prices in bat for food and drink. Expensive. Food tasted fine n presented well but pizza starting at £10to £13.50 bit expensive as have to then buy sides. Ie garlic bread 2...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stay last night for one day only and everything was great. We booked a family room which was sooooooo big, comfortable and clean. The breakfast buffet was great too. We didn't use the restaurant as we booked somewhere else plus we heard that had 200 people booked for dinner already. Was good having free carpark and very close from...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there for 2 nights on business trip. The staff was very kind, specially reception, they allowed me to checkin befor timeframe and were very attendant to sime requests. Roim was very clean and nice, slept like a baby. Restaurant and breakfsst was nice. Next time I'll bock also with them

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KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ramon G, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel and for the fantastic 5 star score! I was delighted to read your stay was an "excellent" one and it's wonderful to know you will be booking with us in the future, we look forward to it. Kind Regards Kris Manship General...

Tierra del Fuego, Chile
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Due to it,s location away from the city centre ,I believe this hotel is ideal for a short stay. If you,re in town on oil & gas related business this hotel is extremely well positioned. Nice friendly .helpful staff. Excellent breakfast ,good choice of hot and cold food available. I would be happy to return to this hotel in the...

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Inverness
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival the hotel looked dated but once inside it was nice. Our room looked nice but attention to detail on the cleaning was needed! l dropped my glassed at the side of the bed and the dust was very bad!! There were also a few other things in the room that could have been dusted a bit more ........

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KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 239paulineh, Thank you for taking the time to share a review, I am pleased to hear you found the hotel and your room to be nice. I was however, very disappointed to hear you found dust at the side of the bed. As you can see from previous reviews this is an area we usually get commended on but...

Arbroath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hotel inside great helpful staff we only stayed one night but would stay again , myself husband and 7 year old daughter and baby used the swimming pool spa area included in price very clean and great choice for breakfast.

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KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, responded to this review

Dear deemackie, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel. I was really pleased to hear that you and your family had a comfortable stay with us and its reassuring to hear you will stay with us again. I look forward to welcoming you back soon Kind Regards Kris Manship General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about The Aberdeen Altens Hotel

Address: Souter Head Road, Aberdeen AB12 3LF, Scotland (Formerly Thistle Aberdeen Altens)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aberdeen
Price Range: $67 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Aberdeen Altens Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 251
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Also Known As:
Thistle Aberdeen Altens Hotel Aberdeen
Thistle Hotel Aberdeen
The Aberdeen Altens Hotel Scotland
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Aberdeen
#4 Luxury Hotel in Aberdeen
#5 Best Value Hotel in Aberdeen
#8 Family Hotel in Aberdeen
#11 Business Hotel in Aberdeen
#18 Romantic Hotel in Aberdeen
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Renfrew
over a year ago
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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
Glasgow, United Kingdom

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“The lower the floor the better the room”
560kathleend, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“No noise in our room but those near reception have more foot traffic like most hotels.”
Agiclone, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All three rooms we had were great.”
mariabB1396VF, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“This is not a rating on staying here, just on a function night”
SheenaF863, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room nearer to reception otherwise you feel that you are walking for miles don corridors”
Y4327OWmikec, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
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