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The Marcliffe at Pitfodels

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   North Deeside Rd | Pitfodels, Aberdeen AB1 9YA, Scotland
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Ranked #2 of 61 hotels in Aberdeen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Champneys444 Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff very attentive, surroundings gorgeous such a shame its going to be no more. The food was excellent , the suite was beautiful ,real attention to detail. It certainly is slightly more expensive but i do believe you get what you pay for. The building and grounds are beautiful. Full of ambiance and romance.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel provides one of the best dining experiences possible. It does this for both small family groups and also at large corporate functions where none of the quality is diminished. It provides the classic older hotel / building type experience that is hard to replictae.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A table for five was reserved for 20:30. We arrived at 19:45 and were not served our started till 21:40! Comments from a female staff member before we were shown to out table "I bet you are starving!" Added insult. This was a special birthday celebration and we were left feeling very disappointed Service poor but food was excellent.

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United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Marcliffe will be closing later this year - the end of a much loved era. My husband and I had lunch here twice in recent months and paid handsomely for it ( didn't get much change of £80 each time which included a bottle of wine). Not cheap so you expect the best service. We'd booked ahead but on... More

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in the Marcliffe for a celebration with my fiancee. I found slightly annoying that there was a wedding going on and I could hear the music from my room. Also my room was boiling hot and we were given a fan that was as noisy as a tractor. Apart from these small details we found it all very... More

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Dunblane, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
37 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We attended a fantastic christening at the hotel and stayed on for a couple of nights. This small family run hotel is absolutely fantastic - great weekend rates - large plush rooms - comfy beds - fruit and well stocked mini bars. But what really makes this hotel is the long serving staff - without fault from checkin to checkout... More

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La Quinta, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

i really liked this hotel. situated a little on the outskirts of aberdeen we were there to golf, so no problem not too big - not too small- just the right size great service they remember you restaurant was yummy service at the restaurant was really good

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56 reviews 56 reviews
50 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The best wedding venue you could hope for. Terrific staff, food, gardens, function rooms We stayed in the Glamis room which was superb The Marcliffe made our special day extra special Everyone staying should look forward to an excellent breakfast

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed an excellent afternoon tea at the Marcliffe. Definetly go for the champagne option. Everything from the sandwiches, salad, crisps, scones and cakes were to die for! service attentive but a bit slow at delivering the tea. It's such a shame one of Aberdeen's best hotels is closing down will miss the Marcliffe!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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127 reviews 127 reviews
30 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We read the reviews about Marcliff at Pitfodels and were looking forward to our stay. We were expecting a special treat, and we were disappointed. I realize this hotel is closing, but it is tired. Clearly, it was a special place at one time in the late 90's. There was no doorman at the front when we arrived,and we had... More

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Address: North Deeside Rd | Pitfodels, Aberdeen AB1 9YA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aberdeen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Marcliffe at Pitfodels 5*
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Opened by Mikhail Gorbachev in 1993, this is one of the cities more exclusive hotels.I am delighted to inform our valued clients that we have now upgraded all our TV's to slimline models with plenty satellite channels.Thank you all for your patience.J Stewart SpenceOwner ... more   less 
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