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The Aberdeen Altens Hotel

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2016

From the reception to restaurant staff and the leisure reception the staff are all very nice and made me feel nothing was a problem, I had a lovely meal and the prices are not any more expensive than a city centre restaurant, I enjoyed my swim and the pool area is clean and the jacuzzi was nice and warm but...

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

Dear CarolS29, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us here at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel. It's great to hear that you enjoyed you time with us and were made to feel welcome. I will share your kind comments with the team I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near...

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Although the hotel looks grim from the outside, the interior was superb. Reception very helpful, as we're all staff we engaged with throughout our 3 night stay. We stayed in room 179, very clean and modern. Although 2+ miles from the city centre we would definitely use again Keep up the good work.

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

Dear Alan, Thank you for sharing such a fantastic review! I'm so pleased to read you had an "excellent" stay with us here at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel and found your room clean and modern. Thank you for highlighting the service from the team, I will make sure they read your kind comments. Great to hear you will stay with...

Wooler, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The staff in restaurant were very friendly and helpful. The outside of the hotel doesn't look very inviting but the inside more than makes up for it. Easy to park very near city centre although it's just like any other city. Room could have been hoovered better it looked like it had been just done round everything, nothing had been...

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

Dear jackiesB8721IS, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel and for taking the time to share a review. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed a weekend of relaxation. Disappointed to hear your bedroom carpet wasn't up to our usual high standards but thank you for bringing it to my attention, I'll share your feedback...

Turriff
Reviewed 12 July 2016

It was my daughter's birthday and she wanted to a spa weekend. After I booked the hotel I couldn't get any treatments booked for my daughter and her friend. The room was spotless and it was so comfy, it had a small dressing room area which was great when you have 2 teenage girls with you. We booked and paid...

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

Dear lynnchambers2016, Thank you for you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us here at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel. It's great to hear that you enjoyed you stay and I hope your daughter had a great birthday! I'm very pleased to hear you would stay again, we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Lovely hotel, plenty of parking, pool and Jacuzzi was great and even managed to use the well equipped Gym for 40 minutes. Breakfast was great from start to finish staff very helpful. You can have a full Scottish breakfast or Continental if you prefer. Bar area comfortable with sofas and TV's. Children allowed in bar until 10pm. Our stay was...

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Dear Simplythebest2, Thank you for sharing such a detailed and wonderful review! I'm so pleased to hear you and your family had a relaxing and comfortable stay with us and its reassuring to hear you had a great nights sleep. I look forward to welcoming you and your family back to The Aberdeen Altens Hotel soon. Kind Regards Kris Manship...

Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Had an excellent stay, room spacious, clean, refurbished bathroom, all the staff from reception to the cleaners were friendly and helpful. Leisure facilities was an extra bonus, having a swim every morning. Lots of free parking

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

Dear D4286MVBR, Thank you so much for sharing your fantastic 5 star review on Tripadvisor. I'm really pleased to hear you had an excellent stay with us and you enjoyed your spacious room and the hotel facilities. I really appreciate you highlighting the team's friendliness, I have a great team and I will make sure they read your kind comments....

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I have not ate here or used any of the facilities - I use it merely for a base and a bed for the night. The hotel is clean, bright and spacious. The rooms are a great size and the beds are huge! And very very comfy. The location will depend on what you are looking for - great for...

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

Dear RJRob1991, Thank you for taking the time to share a review and for the 5 star score! I'm thrilled to hear we are your first choice whenever you are staying in Aberdeen, we really appreciate your continued loyalty. Thank you for highlighting the team friendliness, I will share your kind comments with them. Look forward to welcoming you back...

Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Me and my boyfriend went here for a couple of days at my birthday. The hotel doesn't look the most appealing on the outside if I do say however, it's such a transformation when you go inside. It's modern, clean and the staff are very friendly. We enjoyed using the pool facilities, even though we didn't use the gym, it...

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

Dear saaarah861, Thank you taking the time share such a comprehensive review. I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed a "great few days getaway" with us and found the hotel to be clean and modern and the team very friendly. I hope we get the opportunity we to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards Kris Manship General...

Port Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Visit this hotel regular never been let down, would recommend to anyone. Lovely rooms, great facilities, ideal for a family stay. Great food and excellent service. Kids love the atmosphere in the hotel.

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Dear gilliana65, Thank you so much for the fantastic review and for the 5 star rating! I'm so pleased to hear you had another enjoyable stay with us! Thank you for the recommendation, it is greatly appreciated. Hope we can welcome you and your family back soon. Kind Regards Kris Manship General Manager

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Visited as family group with three children. Positive view of hotel in general ,free car park, nice reception area which is in stark contrast to horrid exterior. Restaurant was good in terms of dinner albeit very slow. and breakfast was plentiful. Latter was in separate area of hotel. Some restrictions re children's access to swimming pool and restaurant but given...

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Dear diana w, Thank you taking the time to share such a detailed review following your recent stay at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel. I'm pleased to hear you and your family had a "pleasant stay" and enjoyed your large double double room. I've noted your comment about the fridge and will follow up with the team, please accet my apologies...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • 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: $62 - $137 (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
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#1 Spa Hotel in Aberdeen
#2 Best Value Hotel in Aberdeen
#4 Luxury Hotel in Aberdeen
#8 Family Hotel in Aberdeen
#11 Business Hotel in Aberdeen
#18 Romantic Hotel in Aberdeen
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“All three rooms we had were great.”
 of 5 bubbles mariabB1396VF, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“This is not a rating on staying here, just on a function night”
 of 5 bubbles SheenaF863, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room nearer to reception otherwise you feel that you are walking for miles don corridors”
 of 5 bubbles Y4327OWmikec, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
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