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The Commercial Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   The Square, Tarland, Aboyne AB34 4TX, Scotland
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Ranked #2 of 5 Aboyne B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We returned for a second visit as we were impressed on our first visit 6 months ago, and we were not disappointed. Lovely, clean and very spacious room, excellent meals and friendly staff. Only downside was inconsistent and weak Wi-Fi in the room, although mobile reception was fine. Location was ideal for us. We look forward to returning again sometime.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We use the Commercial about once a month as it is basically round the corner, The food is just like your Granny would serve, ordinary, but ordinary in as much as it's probably the best food around and nothing fancy, normal food in very pleasant surroundings, it's possible to pay a lot more elsewhere and you would not say it... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Commercial Hotel for a couple of nights when we were going to the Braemar Gathering. The service is definitely the best part of this hotel - all of the staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. The room was nice and comfortable, and the restaurant downstairs had good food for a pretty good price. The location of... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
42 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a nice meal here with friends a couple of weeks ago. Food was good, not spectacular but ok. We probably wouldn't go back as it's quite a distance from a our home. Service was reasonable but nothing special.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Have just enjoyed a 6 day trip to Bonnie Scotland .We stayed in 3 different hotels and this hotel was by far the very best .We were greeted warmly and shown to our rooms .rooms were clean and comfortable and tastefully decorated and supplied with everything you would need-tissues, toiletries ,mineral water ,a wide range of beverages , ,tv and... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This hotel fits the bill for an overnight stopover with very comfortable room and facilities complete with lovely breakfast. The location is not ideal as in a small village with few facilities or things to do. Unfortunately a road closure made it difficult during my stay.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This hotel ticked all the boxes for us. We stayed three nights as we were going to a family wedding in Aboyne. Our room was very comfortable and clean we slept exceptionally well, better than we do at home. The staff were unbelievably friendly so much so that Mo one of the staff lent me a coat to go to... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I went for a family meal as I recently moved into the local area and I was hoping for a regular place to go this however is not it. I had a fish pie and it was very expensive for a dish which was very poor - other meals ordered looked marginally better but nothing spectacular. On a positive note... More

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cookiebev, Owner at The Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your meal and disappointed that you chose not to advise us of your opinion during your visit. My staff cannot recall any of your party showing any disappointment with their food. The dish mentioned, like all our dishes is made in-house using fresh ingredients, and remains a popular choice on our menu.... More

Bonnybridge, United Kingdom
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125 reviews 125 reviews
15 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I was surprised with this one, I was just after a cheap hotel while working in the Aberdeen area. This turned out to be one of the better hotels that I have stayed in recently on business. The hotel was spotless though out. The bedroom was freshly painted with furniture without a mark on it. The bed was very new... More

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cookiebev, Owner at The Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

many thanks John for your positive feedback - it's good to know my housekeepers are keeping up our high standards, I will pass your comments to them.Im sorry you struggled with the internet connection - most rooms have no problem but we are working with our provider to improve it and should have it sorted soon. More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A1, 10 out of 10, says it all, food good drink good staff good service good, the girl who served me had just returned from T in the park after 4 days and was as cheery as could be although she must have been done in, this is my 3 rd stay and will be back, ps please fix tv... More

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cookiebev, Owner at The Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks -always a joy to welcome back returning guests. New Tv and remote now installed in room 10 but thanks for your patience. More

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Address: The Square, Tarland, Aboyne AB34 4TX, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aboyne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Commercial Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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