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Craighaar Hotel

Waterton Road | Bankhead, Aberdeen AB21 9HS, Scotland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are all very friendly especially Arran behind the bar. The rooms are comfortable but basic and the shower in my room was extremely small with no hook or shelf to place shampoo etc. so I had to put it in the shower tray whilst I showered. The food is very good and has gone upmarket since I last... More 

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A great location just enough off the main road for privacy. A friendly checkin by the pleasant receptionist and a warm welcome in the restaurant. The food was excellent and cooked fresh to order. I had my 3 course meal served to me in 45 minutes. Probably slightly fast service as one plate was away and straight away replaced by... More 

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Dundee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Stayed here 19th/21st of June and was not dissapointed.This was a random choice for a getaway weekend and from the check in to check out there was not a thing to be negative about. We were met at front desk by a young lass(did not get her name)who was most pleasant and helpfull.She made check in a doddle! Our room... More 

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Banff
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I have stayed here twice now and it's a fantastic little hotel. The food is excellent and the new rooms are very nice and up to date. I managed to get a room for 65 through booking. Com and it was very good value. The staff are lovely and its a nice quiet place highly recommended 5 stars easy 😀

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Not a bad hotel. I travelled solo and was booked into a double room. Good job I was solo as the room was not big enough for 2 people. Breakfast was ok. Noting special. Every meal was again, ok. Convenient location. Television disruption with the planes going overhead. Very well sound proofed. Staff are friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The Craighaar Hotel is near Aberdeen airport the hotel looks very nice from the out side reception was very good with a quick book in and a quick guide of the hotel and Reception was very friendly. Our room was nice comfortable bed smart TV great Idea and should be in all hotels the bathroom was well decorated with a... More 

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Killearn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

A nice small hotel with good food and friendly staff. Had to hang around a while at the bar to get served.....and then go look at reception to see if anyone was serving. Rooms are fine & clean....strange double shower head which took a while to figure out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Very confused when I was taken through a housing estate to get there. Staff are all mostly eastern ejropean . Bar area is nice and clean, had to hunt staff down to get served on numerous occasions, food was nice and breakfast was OK too. Rooms are OK however could do with updating the mattress as on the two occasions... More 

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Robertaberdeen, Director at Craighaar Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for being complimentary but not sure about " strange location" comment; as 5 minutes from the airport, 15 from city centre, but in a quiet cul de sac is a very convenient location to me! More 

Dana Point, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The Craighaar while a bit old, is recently redecorated and spotlessly clean . They have an excellent kitchen - a good bar, good restaurant and breakfast. The in-suite bath is tiny, and the room cramped, but not the worst I've been given in the UK where I've paid much more for less even at Name Brand hotels. However, the bed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Booked a last minute deal in one of the suites. Could not fault anything. Room was spotless and very comfortable. We ate in the restaurant the food was to die for. Service was first class, could not do enough for us. The breakfast was excellent, plenty of variety to suit everyone. Will def recommend this hotel.

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