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Swallow Waterside Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Fraserburgh Road, Peterhead AB42 3BN, Scotland
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Ranked #5 of 5 hotels in Peterhead
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

2.5 stars Upon arrival, a cracked driveway greets you and immediately makes you warey of this place. However, one of the saving graces of this place is the entrance and reception which is open and bright and the receptionists were fairly friendly. The room was basic but comfortable and practical but the door only locked with a latch and therefore... More

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Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Business users only if you can't get anywhere else. Very tired hotel needs complete overall. All the surfaces in my room where either scratched or tarnished. The bathroom was falling apart. Cooked breakfast was lukewarm. The mattress was like sleeping on the floor, very firm. Would not recommend.

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North Shields
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here with a Coach trip and had a very pleasant stay staff were friendly and helpful.room was basic but clean with a great shower. Food was excellent plenty choice. Bus service to Peterhesd is good but only one every hours .

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Poole, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff where nice a friendly and the food was good, if a bit slow to arrive. Breakfast seemed to be run entirely by the chef. The gym and spa was defiantly the highlight. The hotel is situated a fair way out of Peterhead but there is a footpath in to town. The décor is dated and in places carpet is... More

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

The overall look of the hotel is worn out/ the inside smells like an old folks home and the furnishings are extremely dated. The hotel needs to be dragged into the 21st centaury- The staff didn't seem to have a clue- one person on reception/ same person taking dinner res and serving meals. One man band. also was charged twice... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Waterside Hotel in Peterhead recently. It is now part of the Britannia Group, and as it is local hotel that we have used in the past, we were interested to see what changes had been made with the change of ownership. We had taken advantage of a Groupon voucher to get a good... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I can only echo the views already here. The staff are lovely but the hotel is in terrible condition. There is no way I could have eaten in there. Britannia hotels really are awful. Spend some money on them as they all look exhausted!!! This room was also very expensive!

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Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Britannia Hotels not swallow. Didn't end up staying. Couldn't get passed the booking stage on the website. Phoned . very helpful but couldn't do the online prices. The web site doesn't work have tried numerous times. Sad to say if you cant even book its getting worse.

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Bonnybridge, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I stayed here on a business trip to the Aberdeen area. This hotel is bearable for a one night stay while on business, I stayed here because of the price b & b £79.00 which is cheap for the Aberdeen area. The hotel is desperately in need of some money being spent on it. The carpets throughout the hotel are... More

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Glasgow, Scotland
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Starting with the positives - the reception staff were really welcoming and helpful and the waitress in the restaurant in the evening was also helpful and friendly. My positives end there - the hotel is in desperate need of a revamp, it is tired and old fashioned with the feeling of an old folks home. There is a "cocktail bar"... More

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Address: Fraserburgh Road, Peterhead AB42 3BN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Peterhead
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Swallow Waterside Inn 3*
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