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Northern Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Great Northern Road, Aberdeen AB24 3PS, Scotland
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Ranked #48 of 61 Hotels in Aberdeen
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here through my work to be honest of never really had a problem. The Food always good I think there is a fair selection On what they have to offer.. The staff are friendly and helpful. Rooms are fine. for some people there is no official parking ..

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Leadville, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We never stayed overnight, but went in for dinner. The menu was a little slim. I wish they had more choices. The steak pie was as I had hoped. But the other members of our group enjoyed their dinner, which was chicken, the veggie burger, and the other steak option. The hotel seems reasonable and not too far from the... More

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Sydney, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent a week at this hotel for business. This is a three or four storey hotel, yet has a single 802.11N router on the ground floor, it is visible and it's antennas poorly positioned. It was summer, yet they kept the rooms around 30 degrees Celsius. The breakfasts aren't great, but better than everything else here. Look elsewhere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was comfortable and decor was nice. Could have been a bit more thouroughly cleaned though as there was a lot of dust and some toothpaste on tiles etc. Nothing to wash hands with so take your own soap/handwash. The shower room was nice and spacious. The room was a bit warm and the only way to cool down... More

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93 reviews 93 reviews
32 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I have stayed at the Northern Hotel more than a few times now and must say that it is a very comfortable hotel. I have been lucky and got an 'apartment' in the adjoining building a few times and it is much better suited to me than the main hotel. Despite appearing a bit dogged the hotel is well ran... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Excellent service & unusual hotel decor, nice to try somewhere not four walls and similar to all new hotels..this hotel has character! Delighted to find this hotel, near university, hospital and city centre. Bus route just outside hotel straight into Union Square where we went to the Cinema after our lovely meal at the hotel. Steak was cooked to perfection.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights. Hotel was spotless and had no issues with cleanliness. Decent location only 30 minutes stroll into the town centre. Manager called bob was absolutely superb. He couldn't be more helpful. Helped us out on numerous occasions, telling us places to go and explore Aberdeen. Very pleased with the overall stay.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We eat in the Ellingtons Lounge every Friday night & have done for the last 15 months & we are never disappointed. The lounge is art deco style & the staff are all dressed in black & look very smart. Service is always excellent. The food is first class at reasonable prices, I have eaten everything on the menu menu... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My wife and I were unfortunate enough to attend a birthday party and eat dinner here last night. The starter ordered was smoked salmon Marie rose....when it arrived to all the guests that had ordered it.....it was plain boring prawn cocktail.... Served with brown buttered bread as in the 70s Sorry menu mistake was all the manager could say. Next... More

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16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This hotel is badly in need of the Alex Polizzi (spelling?) treatment as the entrance area is festooned in notices about all kinds of things, and I appear to share the esteemed hotel inspector's aversion to this kind of thing..... During my stay there I changed rooms once and slept in a new room for the last night - the... More

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Address: 1 Great Northern Road, Aberdeen AB24 3PS, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aberdeen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Northern Hotel 3*
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