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Great Western Hotel Aberdeen

239 Great Western Road, Aberdeen AB10 6PS, Scotland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'd say this place is more of a restaurant/bar with rooms than a Hotel with a restaurant/bar. The reception is located round the side with a small office at which you need to ring a bell for service. Our room was on the top floor with a balcony. Everywhere you walked on the top floor the floor creaked. The balcony... More

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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
10 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here using an itison.com voucher. Double room plus two full breakfasts in the morning. Short walking distance (maybe 10 mins) into middle of the city centre. Bed was comfy and the room was very clean. We were in room 101 which seemed to overlook the back of the hotel - it was very quiet. The bar of the hotel... More

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dundee scotland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
8 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Stayed here with my husband for 2 nights B&B on a voucher deal. Room very basic with extremely limited hanging and storage space - 1 coat hanger - but clean with decent TV and tea / coffee making facilities. Bathroom clean and tidy with good shower. Bed not hugely comfortable but ok for a night or two. Walls are very... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Hotel is in a lovely location, away from the city centre but easy to access via bus or taxi. Staff were great, food also and atmosphere in general. Rooms have been nicely renovated, we had one with a balcony which was fun and bright. The only and unfortunately the biggest let down was the mattress, it was like sleeping on... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stopped in at the Great Western in the late afternoon on the off chance that they might have a double for us. We were given an excellent reception, clear recommendations, good impartial advice and a top notch breakfast to get us started the next day. Really enjoyed our stay.

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arbroath scotland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

been here a few times and cant fault it. rooms are clean and modern nice bar where you can have bar lunch or dinner in there nice restaurant. location is 10 min walk to union street or a taxi ride is £5.00 all in all good base camp for a weekend away

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Loved this hotel. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left the all the staff were fabulous. Sooo friendly,great breakfast,relaxed atmosphere will definately be back.About a 15 min walk to union street a nice walk. Fantastic value for money.

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11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

my wife and i stayed for easter,having stayed before upstairs ,however on arrival was given downstairs room no out look and very dark due to only one light working,this was replaced instantly when brought to attention of management.Room still good lovely shower tea, coffee,etc.Staff are first class,breakfast very good ,evening menu reduced only because hotel was so busy easter sunday... More

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glasgow, scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My friend and I have just returned from an overnight stay at the hotel. We arrived in a taxi from the station (£6). We were on the first floor room 109. No problems with noise, lumpy beds and the pillows, well that all depends what you are use too. The room was comfortable enough, no it's not the Hilton, but... More

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We got bed and breakfast through an Itison deal. The room was basic but the floor to ceiling windows and small balcony made up for the room although the mattress was a bit lumpy. The shower room was great, nice walk in shower. The breakfast was very good. Good hotel for the price and an easy walk into the centre.... More

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Address: 239 Great Western Road, Aberdeen AB10 6PS, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aberdeen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Just minutes from the centre of Aberdeen, the Great Western Hotel is a short drive to the stunning scenery of Royal Deeside. This Magnuson Hotels affiliate offers a full cooked breakfast during the week and a continental breakfast at the weekends, free wireless internet, local cuisine at the Paula Miewen Restaurant, and refreshment from the two bars on site. ... more   less 
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