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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 6 Aboyne B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 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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Durham, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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106 reviews 106 reviews
15 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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

Melbourne, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
65 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is an inn/pub rather than a traditional B&B. The location is a long way from Aboyne and Tarland is just a small village. The room is a bit cramped but neat and tidy. The staff are pleasant but the breakfast was very average compared to proper B&Bs that only charge a little more. I wouldn't stay here again if... More

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

our very first 3 out of 5 score in ten years and find the critic confusing - we don't advertise anywhere as a b&b - if one wants to stay in a traditional B&B why book a hotel? We also clearly state in our address and location that the hotel is Tarland, Aboyne however we have an Aboyne postcode and... More

Peebles, Scotland, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
53 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I stayed here for one night while on a business trip and it was very pleasant but althought this is advertised as being in Aboyne it is actually 5 miles outside Aboyne in a small village called Tarland. Wasnt a problem for me but be aware just in case you think you can wander into Aboyne. The hotel was just... More

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La Spezia, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

While I didn't get to stay as the hotel was already full, my family did, and I stayed up the road at the manse B and B. The commercial staff made our three day visit to Scotland all we imagined it could be- they were welcoming, informative, helpful and just lovely! Thank you! Great food and great staff!

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York, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Visting relative in the area this was our third stay at the Commercial and it just keeps getting better. Warm friendly welcome for all staff. Extensively refurbished the rooms are comfortable and clean. Restrauant has an extensive menu of good homecooked food. lot of different choices at breakfast as well with all taste catered for go tradational Scottish pordige and... 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:3 star — The Commercial Hotel 3*
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