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Thistle Aberdeen City Centre, The Caledonian

#18 of 63 Hotels in Aberdeen
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10-14 Union Terrace, Aberdeen AB10 1WE , Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here overnight for a wedding. The room was small but fine for an overnight stay, the breakfast was great but there were a few things missing/things weren't filled up. The staff were very friendly and check in/check out was very easy. We had dinner and although we were rushed for time, the food was good. The hotel is in... More 

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Buckie Scotland
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here before and enjoyed it and decided to give it another go. So glad we did. Again a quick and efficient check in from a very cheerful and welcoming receptionist. We were allocated room 232, which was huge with a comfortable bed, great bathroom and all the accoutrements, free water, and tea/ coffee making facilities. Room also had a... More 

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SCOTLAND
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night after our daughters graduation. The staff on the front desk were really lovely, the décor also was lovely too but the room was nothing special, sure it was clean and comfortable but quite small, these days most hotels have king size beds but was surprised this was a double...still though we both had a comfortable sleep.... More 

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London
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32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived early evening, check in prompt and efficient. Room small but functional and bathroom laid out a lot better than my previous room here. Bar seems to have lost its cocktail menu "because no one was buying them". If you don't have them to buy, no one will buy them. A small display with some glasses, coloured paper and some... More 

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Plymouth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stay in many hotels throughout the country and I can honestly say that this place is as good as it gets for what is a city centre location. The rooms are well appointed with everything you could want, parking is free (a rarity for a city) and breakfast is very good. The outstanding feature of the hotel for me... More 

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Colin G, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen City Centre, The Caledonian, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you so much for your recent 5 star review. As with the reviews previous to yours it really is heart warming to read that our staff are the stand out feature as that's what hospitality is all about. Thank you from myself and the team for recognising all their hard work. Hopefully we can welcome you back... More 

Aberdeen Scotland
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful hotel in heart of Aberdeen city. Overnight weekend stay and I have to rate everything top marks. Staff very friendly and helpful. Room was lovely. Decor tasteful and very clean. Parking on site. No air con. However excellent big fan provided. And it is Aberdeen !!!!! Room overlooked Union Terrace Gardens. Highly Recommended.

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Colin G, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen City Centre, The Caledonian, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your recent review. I was delighted to see you gave us 'top marks' for everything which is what we strive for with each and every guest. I hope we can welcome you back again. Kind Regards Colin Gunn More 

Clydebank
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Centrally located and worth the upgrade to a deluxe room which have been refurbished and spacious. Normal room are a bit tired and small but that's Aberdeen hotels for you (occupancy rates high due to oil & gas industry). Stayed at a few hotels and this is the best. Centrally located with FREE parking and good cooked buffet breakfast so... More 

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Colin G, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen City Centre, The Caledonian, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your review. It was great to read you felt we got everything right during your stay, even better that you felt the staff deserved a special mention. The people do really make the difference and I am delighted they did so on your stay, we have a great team who were delighted to hear your... More 

London
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Really lovely Hotel - Booked one of the larger rooms - great view - need ear plugs if people are roudy on the street but slept well - Large wonderful bathroom - Staff really fab and couldnt do enough for you. Great Breakfast and lunch - didnt do dinner as we booked a restaurant Love it would go back to... More 

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Colin G, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen City Centre, The Caledonian, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you so much for your excellent 5 out of 5 review! It was great to read you were so happy with every aspect of your stay, so much so you described us as 'Wonderful' and we cant ask for anything better than that! Kind Regards Colin Gunn More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Stayed here one night on business. The hotel has ample parking, which in the city centre of Aberdeen is a fantastic plus point. The staff were friendly, and the breakfast was lovely. Would definitely return to stay again either on business or personal.

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Colin G, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen City Centre, The Caledonian, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your recent review. I am glad you were able to take advantage of our free on site parking which, as you say, is a massive bonus for a hotel so central as ourselves. I was also happy to read you enjoyed your breakfast and the staff were all friendly. Kind Regards Colin Gunn More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Good location, excellent service, a really good value for money. Hotel was easy to find and it's location next to everything was good plus. Hotel do have parking place and it was big plus. All big shops were at walking distance.

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Colin G, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen City Centre, The Caledonian, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your recent 5 star review. I was delighted to see you had rated us 5 out of 5 for all aspects of your stay. I hope we can welcome you back on your next visit to the city. Kind Regards Colin Gunn More 

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