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The Commercial Hotel

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The Square, Tarland, Aboyne AB34 4TX, Scotland
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to this hotel on New Years eve and had a fantastic time, the room we had was great ,very clean and the decor of the the room was brilliant also the breakfast was spot on would certainly stay there again.

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Thank MLambert1941
edinburgh
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26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Set in the centre of Tarland, a lovely village just 30 miles from Aberdeen, the Commercial Hotel offers an excellent centre for exploring Deeside and Donside. Bedrooms and bathrooms are very clean, modern and well equipped. The food menu and bar selections are extensive and free wi-fi is a bonus - not to mention the kindly hospitality of the owners... More 

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Thank elinis
Motherwell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Stayed here for our ruby wedding celebration and couldn't have asked for more. Bev was an absolute star in helping me to arrange everything. Rooms are excellent and would put a lot of supposed 5* hotels to shame. Food beautifully prepared and served. Our guests all said what a great place it is. Thanks Bev.

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Thank Graham S
cookiebev, Owner at The Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much Graham, we are delighted that you both had a wonderful evening with your family and friends and we hope to see ypu all again soon/ More 

Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We met family for dinner in the bar, since we had our dog with us (good point, allowing dogs in the bar!) Bar service a bit iffy! Evening, so bar menu not available, ahd to order from restauarant menu. Food good enough, well-cooked, but far too much! Could serve less at lower prices! Presentation not wonderful - a guest had... More 

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Thank maceng-chattan
cookiebev, Owner at The Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

As always we are happy to receive our customers personal opinion and we are pleased that your dog enjoyed the visit. We don't have a restaurant menu as such, we have a main menu, available in all areas from 12 til 9, and a snack menu, also available in all areas from 12 til 6. Our portion sizes are based... More 

Earlston, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We stayed here for 1 night in a premium room. It was immaculate. Modern decor...a bit like a photo from a Next furnishings brochure. Very comfy bed. Quiet and peaceful. We had dinner in the restaurant which was fine. Nice friendly staff. The whole hotel is very nicely decorated. There are wood burning stoves that will be very nice when... More 

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Thank Marlelc
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

It wasn't busy, and It took roughly an hour for our food to arrive (a couple of paninis, a couple of all day breakfasts and a chicken burger) When the food arrived the chicken burger was basically just chicken in a bun- no relish etc. like on the menu, and the chicken texture was horrible and I'm guessed re-heated, the... More 

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

We regret that your experience was not as you would have wished on Sunday lunch. Although you stated that we were not busy, you were seated in the lounge bar where most of the tables were full and we were unable to offer you a table for 5 which you requested and you advised you would manage on a table... More 

Scotland
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51 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner here while staying in the village. This was a really nice village hotel. Were welcomed with our dog and no hassles getting settled for dinner. The menu selection was very good and the quality of food was excellent. Staff were really good and helpful. Overall good value for money. Would definately go again.

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Thank William095
Wakefield
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71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We were in our second of 6 hotels on our week long tour of Scotland. The hotel is in Tarland, a village in the Aboyne district of Aberdeenshire. Being born on a farm just up the road and going to the village school made this a nostalgic return and which we were really looking forward to. We were not disappointed.... More 

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

Thankyou so much for your positive feedback and apologies for the noisy guest in the adjoining room! We are currently undergoing a soundproofing programme which should be completed by November. More 

Broomfield, United States
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We found this little gem on a hotel website after we had already started a trip in Scotland and it turned out to be such a great little place in a tiny highland village! Bev welcomed us with a warm hello on a really wet day and helped get us settled in a spacious, well equipped room. We enjoyed the... More 

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Thank Charles P. R
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Good little hotel with friendly staff who even washed my weeks laundry as I had difficulty in finding a laundromat. They wash and delivered back to my room that evening and would not except any money. The room was large clean and well decorated. We had a lovely meal in the lounge bar and a complementary full English breakfast.

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