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The Alexandra Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
12 Bridge Square, Ballater AB35 5QJ, Scotland
The Alexandra Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in to the Alexandra for a quick bar supper. Service was good and given a table as soon as we arrived even though it was fairly busy at the times The steak pie is to die for and excellent value for the price charged Also as good a pint of trade winds as I have ever had so... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We stayed at the Alexandra 31st jan for an overnight stay. Room was spotless.Fiona& team so very friendly & helpful had a lovely meal last night & breakfast was lovely. There had been a lot of snow was advised of a different route which helped.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We visited the Alexandra Hotel 29th January 2015 for an evening meal. The Hotel is spotless and the welcome from Fiona was very warm and as it turned out her knowledge and advice was invaluable. We had the 8oz sirloin steak and the haddock and chips and I can honestly say that the meals were superb and very good value.... More 

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Exmouth, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Nine of us had an excellent meal in the restaurant at the end of October on the last night of our holiday . The food was cooked to perfection and very good value for money [those who had steaks said they were cooked to perfection whether rare, medium/rare or medium]. There was a good range for all courses, including those... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This is a centrally located hotel in one of the most beautiful towns in the Highlands. It's a wee bit shabby but the rooms were spotless, the shower was warm and powerful, and the breakfast was fantastic. We didn't have dinner there - we went to the incredible Indian on the Green - but the bar was quite nice despite... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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186 reviews 186 reviews
24 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Popped into the pub when on short break at Ballater. Really enjoyed it - descent drink, fair prices, excellent surroundings, wifi, large screen TV and, most importantly, friendly and helpful people working behind there. Would certainly call in again if in the area. Thoroughly recommended.

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Scotland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Ì was on a training weekend at Balmoral and I was accommodated at this hotel. I found the staff to be extremely friendly and accomodating as I required a breakfast earlier than usual, they were happy to provide this. I am also a Coeliac and they had GF rolls available for me. I only slept at this Hotel and I... More 

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Isle of Mull, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This hotel is my idea of the perfect place to stay. Very welcoming, clean and comfortable. My mum and I were enjoying a very special trip to the area which was enhanced further by this wonderful hotel and its beautiful location. Excellent value for money with very excellent food and a tasty breakfast. Highly recommended.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Great place to stay. The rooms are perfectly clean, very cosy and even next to a road wonderfully calm. Behind over the bridge and in the nice village itself nice places to go for a walk. Breakfast with cereals, fruit, different juices, fresh toast and lots of different cooked options to choose from. Tasted lovely. All people very very nice... More 

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Houston, Texas
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33 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Put simply this is a great little hotel. The rooms were cozy, quiet and simple. The bar and restaurant - buzzing with people and the food was hearty. The location is perfect with lovely walks along the Dee and around the village. But the staff...very welcoming in and friendly. Well worth the meander into the countryside!

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