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The Meldrum Arms

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South Road, Oldmeldrum AB51 0AB, Scotland
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The Meldrum Arms
Ranked #2 of 2 Oldmeldrum B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The whole place was smelly, there were no curtains in my room , just an ill fitting blind. The shower enclosure was both rusty and mouldy. The bedside light didn't work. I was offered breakfast but decided not to make my chances based on the cleanliness elsewhere in the building. I wouldn't even given this place a 1!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

There was no kitchen provision therefore no hot breakfast , no one in attendance in the morning. could not provide any food other than cereal, toast and fruit. rooms down at heel and grubby. the on suite had a rusty shower an unsealed and unhygienic enclosure. the TV was little more than touchpad sized at 13inches and quite a distance... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

I stayed here on December 2nd 2013. I booked a double room from 2-6th at the cost of £300 (£75 a night) through late rooms. I was phoned 3pm of the day I was due to check in and told they had double booked my room. I could stay one night and then I had to leave. Upon arrival the... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

From the very poor reception to the inadequate room and help yourself breakfast this hotel was inadequate in every respect. It would have been overpriced at a quarter of the cost for a room, regardless of "oil week". The radiator could not be switched off, the window could only be opened standing on the flimsy desk chair! All the surfaces... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

no answer at reception on arrival, no one in attendance at breakfast advised to help oneself the night before. very dirty carpets in lounge and bar area. the bedroom was reasonable I had a single room en suite clean in all areas. I am a non smoker but was surprised to see a £100.00 pound fine notice for anyone caught... More

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Inverurie, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

I stayed here for 15 nights whilst on business in Inverurie, I should have walked away when i booked in and was met by a man wearing a hoodie and was wanting the full 15 night payment upfront ( this was the only time I saw any one in reception whilst I stayed ). The hotel needs updating and there... More

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Oslo, Norway
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

My mother and brother was staying here while visiting family in the area. They were not impressed. It needs to be done up to defend taking the price. My brother thought it was a bit scary, and my mother noticed upon arriving late one evening that the breakfast for the following day (served in front of the hotel door) already... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

PLEASE DO NOT waste your money on this place! It should be condemed!! Single glazed windows, which leaked. Continental breakfast was a banana, croissant, and a small variety box of Frosties! Heating in the room was temperemental & found pants & socks from previous occupant in drawers! The owners have not got a clue . . . . or possibly... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

cant write a reveiw didnt stay long enough walked in looked at room walked out stayed in another hotel you have been warned this is the most horrible hotel i have ever seen trading standerds should visit and get it closed down

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Inverness, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

This hotel should be condemned! Arrived..no one on reception..wandered through dark hotel. Found bar. Asked barman for key. Barman asked me to pay upfront..should have been a clue. He showed me to room Along a dark threadbare dirty corridor, took a lot of work to open door with key.. Finally opened it.. Hmm old fashioned..hole in wardrobe door covered with... More

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Address: South Road, Oldmeldrum AB51 0AB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Oldmeldrum
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Meldrum Arms Oldmeldrum, Scotland

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Small but comfortable country inn nearby the Glen Garioch Distillery in the town of Old Meldrum. Set amidst beautiful countryside. An ideal base for exploring the Aberdeenshire countryside. Shooters, fishers and golfers are made most welcome by the friendly staff. ... more   less 
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