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Buchan Hotel

1 Bridge Street, Ellon AB41 9AA, Scotland
Buchan Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't stay in this hotel visited for a meal so can't comment on any of the rooms. Restaurant was clean nicely decorated with old photographs of Ellon, staff were very friendly service was very good. High tea for two with soft drinks £30 good value for money although scones were a bit on the small size! Would recommend

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Lanarkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I found this place by accident - and I'm glad I did! Its been fully revamped and for the better. The rooms are superb, clean and modern and hard to pick fault in - if there was one it would be take a room off the main street up the middle as noise can be bad from the boy racers... More 

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ayrshire scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

ive stayed here a few times now through work, but this was the most surprising and best. I think the hotel has been taken over, im not really sure about that though. there was some changes to the restaurant lay out all for the best, and some new serving staff, it was great to see fresh smiling faces and even... More 

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scotland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

went for dinner with friends to celebrate new grandchild, somewhat surprised to be seated almost connecting with a party of around a dozen girls[ the waitress could just squeeze between us]. Because of this we were so overwhelmed by the girls talking we could hardly hear ourselves talking. The whole restaurant was packed[ possibly overpacked] We arrived at 6.30 and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I went for high tea with my husband and son for the first time, wish now we got a chippy. It took a very long time to get served, after we were finally served, we got our toast. We wouldn't have minded the wait had it been busy, but it wasn't. Our main course arrived after 45 mins and it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Very surprised at the cost of Christmas lunch, especially when we were offered Christmas lunch at Nick Nairn's restaurant in the Hilton Garden Inn for less! On previous visits, we had been very underwhelmed by the quality of the food and service compared to how it used to be. It is a great shame to see what used to be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for one night whilst travelling. It wasn't cheap. The host showed us to a room he said would be quiet, and it was. The room had been newly renovated and was nicely detailed. The bathroom was cold, but apparently there is some heating the host had Forgotten to tell us about. The breakfast was good, except my coffee... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

For many years since the late great Sandy Warrender owned and ran this quaint old hotel the beating heart of bon hommie and good food has been sadly missing... Until now ! Current owner Ron Beedie (who doubles up as Fireman Ron) and his family have transformed this iconic old building into a beautifully modern and tasty establishment. The new... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I don't suppose anywhere in reach of Aberdeen ,Peterhead and the oil industry is cheap. We had a very nice room in a refurbished part of the hotel. We were visiting relatives in the area at short notice and I have to confess this was not the first choice but we had a very satisfactory stay. We had dinner and... More 

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scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights & enjoyed our stay - although near the centre of Ellon it was very quiet & the hotel had free parking across the road. The staff were all pleasant & helpful & the room, although fairly small was spotless & comfortable. We did not dine at the hotel but the breakfasts were very good. We... More 

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