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The Commercial Hotel

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The Square, Tarland, Aboyne AB34 4TX, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked this hotel for a break so we could escape the grotty weather at home, what a great choice, pleasant staff, great food, super clean room with modern facilities. The dinner menu had such a choice it was quite difficult to make up our minds, the fish pie was fantastic as was the home made soup with home baked... More 

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Sebastian, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved this hotel. The rooms were lovely, the bathrooms were great, the food was wonderful and the staff was too. We spent the evening (and half the night) in the pub with a lot of the locals and had a great time. Say hello to Donald and Charlie for us when visit, you'll find them sitting in the... More 

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Aboyne, Scotland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we live in aboyne but few places there to eat so decided to try the commercial. The menu was varied and we were delighted with our choices . The restaurant and bar (where we chose to eat ) had definitely had a make over since I visited a while ago. It was modern and bright and welcoming. The staff were... More 

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely hotel situated in a quiet village, I was concerned when I booked it as we didn't know anything about Tarland or the hotel but there was no need to worry as soon as we stepped into the front door we were made welcome by a young chap who booked us in and showed us to our room (5) which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 1 Night and was pleasantly surprised. First look at the building it just looks like your average pub, then you walk inside and see the resturant, your room, the bar, it totally transforms your perception of the hotel. I was greeted by a lovely young girl called Stephanie, who showed me up to my room and... More 

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Alcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I stayed at the Commercial Hotel whilst traveling around Scotland. The room was spotlessly clean with an extremely high standard of decor, not to mention a really comfy bed! After studying the extensive and varied menu I decided to eat in the restaurant which again was beautifully decorated. The food was absolutely superb freshly cooked well presented, with ample portions... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I have stayed in the Commercial Hotel three times for business, every time the rooms have been absolutely immaculate, beautifully decorated and clean and time, I really nice feel. I recently ventured into the restaurant and was incredibly dissatisfied. My meal, the fish stew appeared to be microwaved and was overcooked beyond saving, I was nog the only one of... More 

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

We are disappointed that your meal experience was not as you would have liked. It is also a shame that as a previous guest who has dined with us before, presumably happy on those occasions, you did not advise us of your concerns during your meal or stay. As you will see from previous reviews here, it is very rare... More 

Dinnet, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Not been for a while but the food was as good as always good portions hot and freshly cooked little waiting time very friendly staff. Spotlessly clean and very comfortable will be back to eat there again soon I am sure. Excellent varied menu to choose from

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I have never experienced such delight before on a business trip. The food was out of this world I have never tasted such divine cuisine. The Scallops were cooked to perfection, hats off to the chef. I felt very welcomed by the staff, in particularly a beautiful young lady called Stephanie. She made me feel like I was at home.... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Went for some food before a party in the area. The food was absolutely fantastic! One of there best meals I've eaten out. The service was good and the value was spot on. I would recommend a visit to anyone in the area for any reason. Fantastic food. Will definitely be back.

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