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Thistle Aberdeen Altens

#11 of 63 Hotels in Aberdeen
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Souterhead Road, Aberdeen AB12 3LF, Scotland
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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in this lovely place twice now and absolutely loved it . Everything we needed and staff were very child friendly . Would definitely return again here . Everything was nice and clean in the rooms .

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kimberley m, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, responded to this review

Dear CaseyJodie, Thank you for your recent 5* review after your stay with us at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, It was lovely to read you enjoyed your stay with us for the second time and loved both stays. I'll pass these comments back to the team. Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel and we look forward to... More 

Scotland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here a weekend in March. The hotel is pretty large with long corridors. I have walking problems at the moment due to prolapsed discs and requested room near to lift, but the room couldn't have been further away. Having said that the room was very much to our liking so I endured the walk. It was very roomy with... More 

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kimberley m, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, responded to this review

Dear Scottyfarmer, Thank you for your recent review after your stay with us at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, I was disappointed to read your room was so far away from reception, if you choose to stay with us again please request a room at the start of the corridor and we will be happy to ensure you have one. Great to... More 

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

Overnight stay on business. Room was nice and bed comfortable. Only negative was fair bit of road noise if window left open. Food in restaurant was nice and staff very friendly and attentive. Would definately stay again.

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kimberley m, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, responded to this review

Dear DonaldG, Thank you for your recent review after your stay with us at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, Great to see you enjoyed your stay with us and found the room comfortable and staff friendly. If you stay with us again please request a room on the inside of the hotel and it will be quieter for you. Once again, thanks... More 

Beith
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a return visit to this Hotel and can only say it was extremely enjoyable.Room was spotlessly clean, well decorated and had all the amenities needed.Breakfast was good quality Buffett style, evening meals in the restaurant were good value with good choice of meals. Even before our arrival the customer service was top class, with the young lady in... More 

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kimberley m, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, responded to this review

Dear MalcolmM, Thank you for your recent 5* review after your stay with us at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, It was great to read you enjoyed your stay with us, thank you for the lovely comments about our team, especially our reservations department – they sometimes get forgotten about so they were delighted to read this. Once again, thanks for taking... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are very comfortable and larger than average, we had two very comfortable double beds . Rooms are always very clean and are well appointed . Breakfast is great and we ate in the restaurant one night and the food was good there too , albeit the restaurant itself is a little basic with no windows . We found al... More 

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kimberley m, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, responded to this review

Dear JohnR, Thank you for your recent 5* review after your stay with us at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, It was great to read you and your family enjoyed your stay with us, Lovely to see you enjoyed breakfast, ill be sure to pass it back to the kitchen team. Once again, thanks for taking the time to review the hotel... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is a hidden gem. We got a really cheap rate for a Saturday night stay as a Theatre Weekend with my mum for Mothers day. We were upgraded to a lovely quiet room on the third floor with two comfy king size beds.The reception staff were really helpful in giving us info about the bus service into the... More 

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kimberley m, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, responded to this review

Dear IreneT, Thank you for your recent 5* review after your stay with us at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, It was great to read you and your Mother had a great weekend with us, ive passed your kind comments back to the team and they were delighted to hear about the great service you received. Once again, thanks for taking the... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic weekend away with the family .... The room was perfect for a family of 5. Especially for the price we paid. Excellent deal .... We chose to stay for two nights which included the first nights supper for everyone and included and two day breakfast ... We got a free room upgrade to the executive room (which is part... More 

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kimberley m, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, responded to this review

Dear Lennox-Family1, Thank you for your recent review after your stay with us at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, great to read you had a fantastic weekend away and managed to find time to make use of all our facilities. Once again, thanks for taking the time to review the hotel and we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel.... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stay here on a regular basis when in Aberdeen on business. Rooms are excellent, clean, and well equipped. Check in can be hit and miss depending on who you get...some really polite and other times hardly make eye contact. Food in bar average for the price & had to send fries back as not cooked and cold..... Might be better... More 

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kimberley m, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, responded to this review

Dear Mnp1962, Thank you for your recent review after your stay with us at Thistle Aberdeen Altens. Great to read you choose to stay with us often and find our breakfast good with a wide choice. Disappointing to read that the service is not as great each time you stay with us, ill take this back to the team and... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I use this hotel on a regular basis when visiting Aberdeen. The rooms are clean and comfortable and well appointed. The facilities, especially the pool, are excellent. I will use the hotel again and can recommend it. Keen pricing helps too.

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kimberley m, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, responded to this review

Dear GraceP, Thank you for your recent 5* review after your stay with us at Thistle Aberdeen Altens. Great to see you found our rooms comfortable and clean, we hope yo welcome you back to the hotel soon. Best Wishes Kimberley Morrison Front of House Manager More 

Huntly, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

finding myself with an hour to spare before a business meeting i decided to get a coffee and bacon roll and by default ended up in Altens Thistle Hotel which traditionally i would not, what a find !! Thanks and congratulations to Gareth who found me a quite table, sorted coffee and arranged a roll despite being snowed under with... More 

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kimberley m, Manager at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, responded to this review

Dear Andrewp, Thank you for your recent 5* review after your stay with us at Thistle Aberdeen Altens. Lovely to read you took the time out of your day to review us after your breakfast with us, thanks for your comments about Gareth – I have passed these back to him. I hope to welcome you back to the hotel... More 

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