We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
2018-01-28 2018-01-29
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Aberdeen Altens Hotel

    Souter Head Road, Aberdeen AB12 3LF, Scotland
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    2018-01-28 2018-01-29
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
     3 people are viewing this hotel
    US$77
    US$54
    SAVE US$23
    US$58
    US$58
    Traveller (173)
    Room & Suite (166)
    Dining (131)
    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good34%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    Jan 28Jan 29
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$54.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Aberdeen hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "f45b1638c0874c74b9367e67273f9ce3", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":277379,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":28,"month":1,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":29,"month":1,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"f45b1638c0874c74b9367e67273f9ce3","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":77,"lowestMetaPrice":54,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":77,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":77,"lowestMetaPrice":54,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":77,"hotelName":"The Aberdeen Altens Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImY0NWIxNjM4YzA4NzRjNzRiOTM2N2U2NzI3M2Y5Y2UzIiwiQUlLIjoiYmIxYWEzZTdlNTNlNDVhOWFiNWVjZGZhZjI5MDUwYTgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "28/01/2018", "checkOut": "29/01/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$54", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"65673278":"Hotwire","79402831":"CheapTicketsEWS","53927858":"TravelocityEWS","78850405":"OrbitzEWS","32437974":"BookingCom","109307448":"HotelsCom2IB","100062683":"IB_SiteMinderEMEA_1FwVmI4","32603710":"Expedia"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (1,674)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 1,615 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Perfectly pleasant stay. Ideal location for my business trip. Clean and tidy. Superb buffet breakfast which included the lesser spotted black pudding. Probably not the hotel you’d choose for your honeymoon but perfectly good for the business travel on short stay. Thanks.More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank simon_greetham
    Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded 3 days ago

    Dear simon_greetham, I am so pleased to hear you had a pleasant stay with us here at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel and thank you very much for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    lovely place, smelled very fresh and clean in reception, wasn't disappointed in room either, bed was comfy and clean as was bathroom, spotless!, we were at a xmas party and food was excellent, waiting staff was efficient and friendly. Had a good nights sleep as...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank alexanderwJ2610YU
    Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded 3 days ago

    Dear alexanderwJ2610YU, Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful review, I am delighted to hear you enjoyed every aspect of your stay including the Christmas Party and you had a good night's sleep. We appreciate you taking the time to share a review on...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This hotel is very comfortable, it does exactly what it says o the can. After flying in from the airport this is a great place to get yourself for the busy days ahead Staff are friendly and cannot do enough for you. Food is a...More

    Thank pkarli
    Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear pkarli, Thank you for sharing this lovely review, I am delighted to read you had a comfortable stay with us. I will share your comments with the team and I hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to The Aberdeen Altens Hotel...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed over Christmas as we were visiting family in Aberdeen. It's only a short taxi ride from the city centre (so annoying when you read reviews where this surprises people as they dont hide the location!). Staff were wonderful, and ever so cheerful despite...More

    Thank Louise U
    Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Louise U, Thank you for choosing to spend Christmas with us at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, I am so pleased to hear the experience was an enjoyable one and I hope you and your family enjoyed the holidays. Your comments regarding reviews where people...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Friendly efficient receptionist on arrival. Buffet dinner beautifully set out with excellent service. Great array of starters. Using food warmer for the main course meant just that , only warm, which was a pity. Coach to and from Stonehaven excellent . Very disappointed on return...More

    Thank Jean C
    Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Jean C, Thank you for your review, I am pleased to hear you enjoyed the Stonehaven Package and found the buffet dinner beautifully set out, the service excellent and the coach transfer to the event excellent. Please accept my apologies if there has a...More

    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • 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
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$52 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Spa Hotel in Aberdeen
    • #3 Luxury Hotel in Aberdeen
    • #6 Best Value Hotel in Aberdeen
    • #7 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
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Agoda, Hotels.com, Priceline, Travelocity, Hotwire, Orbitz, Cancelon, HotelQuickly and TripOnline SA so you can book your The Aberdeen Altens Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Aberdeenshire >
    • Aberdeen
    • Also Known As
    • Thistle Aberdeen Altens Hotel Aberdeen ,
    • Thistle Hotel Aberdeen ,
    • The Aberdeen Altens Hotel Scotland
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (173)
    Room & Suite (166)
    Dining (131)
    Pool & Beach (46)
    Hotel & Grounds (191)
    Bathroom (15)
    Nearby
    Nearby HotelsSee all 65 hotels in Aberdeen
    The Mariner Hotel
    170 reviews
    3.62 km away
    Colwyn Hotel
    21 reviews
    3.77 km away
    Macdonald Hotels
    685 reviews
    3.82 km away
    The Brentwood Hotel
    250 reviews
    3.83 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Ashvale
    47 reviews
    1.14 km away
    Cove Bay Hotel
    141 reviews
    1.38 km away
    Wellington Hotel
    383 reviews
    .74 km away
    Haar Rock Coffee
    14 reviews
    .52 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Duthie Park Winter Gardens
    821 reviews
    2.70 km away
    Duthie Park
    457 reviews
    2.52 km away
    Old Deeside Railway Line
    63 reviews
    2.71 km away
    Doonies Farm
    61 reviews
    1.76 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    William M
    21 April 2017|
    Answer
    Response from KrisManship | Property representative |
    Hi William, The hotel is 3 miles from the city centre. Thanks Kris
    0
    Votes
    Cath0710
    17 April 2017|
    AnswerShow all 6 answers
    Response from 091063 | Reviewed this property |
    check out was 11 breakfast think from 6
    0
    Votes
    auddpre
    22 March 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    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
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "191 very good size room"
    Read review
    "not applicable"
    Read review
    "Enjoyed the rooms with the king size bed"
    Read review
    "Upgrade to get the extras"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing