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Inverness, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Upon arrival a month ago, I was asked to pay my bill for 3 nights in full on my Visacard! I said "sorry, but I havent even seen the room yet, and it's normal practice when staying in a Hotel to pay before you leave!" He then took me up to the room of which was pretty standard, and nothing... More 

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1 Thank scottydog2u
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

The whole place was smelly, there were no curtains in my room , just an ill fitting blind. The shower enclosure was both rusty and mouldy. The bedside light didn't work. I was offered breakfast but decided not to make my chances based on the cleanliness elsewhere in the building. I wouldn't even given this place a 1!

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5 Thank BRInv

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2014

There was no kitchen provision therefore no hot breakfast , no one in attendance in the morning. could not provide any food other than cereal, toast and fruit. rooms down at heel and grubby. the on suite had a rusty shower an unsealed and unhygienic enclosure. the TV was little more than touchpad sized at 13inches and quite a distance... More 

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5 Thank musso64
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2013 via mobile

I stayed here on December 2nd 2013. I booked a double room from 2-6th at the cost of £300 (£75 a night) through late rooms. I was phoned 3pm of the day I was due to check in and told they had double booked my room. I could stay one night and then I had to leave. Upon arrival the... More 

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6 Thank Wesly S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2013

From the very poor reception to the inadequate room and help yourself breakfast this hotel was inadequate in every respect. It would have been overpriced at a quarter of the cost for a room, regardless of "oil week". The radiator could not be switched off, the window could only be opened standing on the flimsy desk chair! All the surfaces... More 

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2 Thank Alasdair M
Burntisland
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2013

no answer at reception on arrival, no one in attendance at breakfast advised to help oneself the night before. very dirty carpets in lounge and bar area. the bedroom was reasonable I had a single room en suite clean in all areas. I am a non smoker but was surprised to see a £100.00 pound fine notice for anyone caught... More 

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1 Thank PapaBurntisland
Quainton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2013

I stayed here for 15 nights whilst on business in Inverurie, I should have walked away when i booked in and was met by a man wearing a hoodie and was wanting the full 15 night payment upfront ( this was the only time I saw any one in reception whilst I stayed ). The hotel needs updating and there... More 

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4 Thank JAB-Photography-Diss
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2013

cant write a reveiw didnt stay long enough walked in looked at room walked out stayed in another hotel you have been warned this is the most horrible hotel i have ever seen trading standerds should visit and get it closed down

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4 Thank andrew k
Inverness, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2012

This hotel should be condemned! Arrived..no one on reception..wandered through dark hotel. Found bar. Asked barman for key. Barman asked me to pay upfront..should have been a clue. He showed me to room Along a dark threadbare dirty corridor, took a lot of work to open door with key.. Finally opened it.. Hmm old fashioned..hole in wardrobe door covered with... More 

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4 Thank Victoria M
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2012

This hotel is awful, worst hotel I have ever been in ever! RUDE STAFF - Indian man served us and he clearly didn't give a sh1ts! Can't believe this place even exists, awful! Dirty sheets, dirty rooms, uncomfortable beds, rude staff... What else is there to say to discourage ANYONE staying here? DO NOT STAY HERE!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small but comfortable country inn nearby the Glen Garioch Distillery in the town of Old Meldrum. Set amidst beautiful countryside. An ideal base for exploring the Aberdeenshire countryside. Shooters, fishers and golfers are made most welcome by the friendly staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Meldrum Arms

Address: South Road, Oldmeldrum AB51 0AB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Oldmeldrum
Price Range: $77 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Any room is adequate.”
 of 5 bubbles deanbb2014, 1 Mar 2015 | Read review
“I didn't see any other rooms, only the one I was in. It had a window but no view, just the roof of the building next door”
  • small TV and small tiny bathroom
  • Single Room - bed with duvet
  • Breakfast table
 of 5 bubbles scottydog2u, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
“try another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles musso64, 15 May 2014 | Read review
“Don't!”
 of 5 bubbles AlasdairM946, 14 Sep 2013 | Read review
“This has got tobe the worst hotel I have stayed in”
  • Shower Cubical
  • Bathroom
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  • View from Room
  • Notice the dodgey HeadBoard
 of 5 bubbles JAB-Photography-Diss, 20 Apr 2013 | Read review
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