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Thistle Aberdeen Altens

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Souterhead Road, Aberdeen AB12 3LF, Scotland
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Ranked #10 of 61 hotels in Aberdeen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been here by a week and it has been awesome, so quit, good service and beautiful places around to visit. It's so near to downtown and there's practical buses to take and move to castles and every beautiful place you want to go. I been here for business and finally was so fun.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Deluxe family room on second floor, with access to lift, comfortable beds and clean room. Swimming pool is fine for a leisurely swim. Buffet breakfast with a good choice. All staff friendly. Plenty of parking. Will certainly stay here again.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and two young daughters spent a couple of nights at this hotel. Have to say it does not look great from outside but very pleasant inside. We were upgraded to better rooms upon our stay which was a pleasant surprise. Rooms lovely well spaced out. Car parking was great. We did not eat meals in this hotel as... More

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Blyth, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There were five of us stayed here last weekend for a joint celebration - my grandson's 13th birthday and my retirement - what a dreadful experience! The rooms, which were mixed up, were good and the pool area was better than expected, but the dining experience was wors than anything I have ever experienced anywhere. We placed our order and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel. On the outskirts of city centre in a quiet area, really accesible on car and bus stop just outside hotel. Big parking. Spotless rooms and confortable beds. Free wifi in every room. Very helpfull staff. Espectacular breakfast and very complete. We enjoyed our stay there.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed overnight Saturday and although there was a wedding reception on, there was no noise; it is located in a peaceful location, but ideally a is car needed. I got free upgrade to large executive room, which was clean and had all that I needed. Staff in reception and in lounge bar were very attentive and pleasant and helpful.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice enough hotel inside but looks awful from outside. Large clean room. We got a free upgrade which was appreciated. Dinner in the dining room was ok. Nothing special but breakfast was disappointing. The coffee, which was delivered to the table in a nice coffee pot was only luke warm. We tried to get the attention of the waitress a... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location,top marks for reception staff,very very helpful,rooms spotless and an excellent sleep,food very well presented and excellent value,the perfect place for any stay,car parking ample and an easy walk to hotel,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel on the outskirts of the city is a brilliant wee find. Some of the midweek deals on room rates are outstanding. I've stayed here on a number of occasions while working in Aberdeen throughout the year and I'm always impressed with the rooms, the rates and the fitness/wellness facilities. It's hard to find a hotel in this price... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 4 nights in the Altens Thistle as I was on business nearby. My comments as follows : Looks fairly awful from the outside (resembling an open prison block) Rooms clean and comfortable but decor in my room which had not been refurbished looking rather dated with predominant themes of floweriness and gold Restaurant food was nothing special but... More

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Address: Souterhead Road, Aberdeen AB12 3LF, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aberdeen
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Thistle Aberdeen Altens 3.5*
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Thistle Hotel Aberdeen Altens is one of the Granite City’s premier business venues and the largest hotel in Aberdeen with 216 bedrooms. Close to the centre, we have ample free on-site parking, 12 meeting rooms and our own Otium Health & Leisure Club.Totally Free Superfast Broadband!! ... more   less 
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