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The Commercial Hotel

4.0 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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again made to feel welcome small village hotel centre of all going on room very clean and smart food very good one of Scotland's hidden gems locals very friendly happy to have come back here again

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Inverness, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent customer service at the Commercial Hotel. Bev and her staff are welcoming and unobtrusive, which relaxes their guests. Our Superior room was modern and tastefully decorated . The hearty breakfast was enough to set you off for the day, and the evening meals were delicious. Travelling round the area its clear The Commercial is highly rated by the locals,... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 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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cookiebev, Owner at The Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

As always, a pleasure to welcome back returning guests and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. One or two rooms do seem to have weaker wi-fi reception and we are currently working on an up-grade to the wi-fi with a new supplier and this should be improved by Nov. More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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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43 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

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
31 helpful votes 31 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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

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Address: The Square, Tarland, Aboyne AB34 4TX, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aboyne
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Commercial Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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