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“A convenient watering-hole.” 4 of 5 stars
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Salutation Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   34 South Street, Perth PH2 8PH, Scotland   |  
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Ranked #5 of 16 Hotels in Perth
Kirriemuir, Scotland
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10 hotel reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“A convenient watering-hole.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

An old worldly and frequently used hotel in the centre of Perth. It is popular locally. It is an okay place, clean, tidy, with courteous staff. I have enjoyed my visits and its meals and have no complaints. It is very convenient for the town's centre.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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SallyGM, General Manager at Salutation Hotel, responded to this review, November 24, 2013
Thanks for taking the time to note a few lines about your recent stay, I am pleased to read that you found the hotel clean and tidy with friendly staff and meals. The hotel is indeed very convenient for all the town centre events.
Once again many thanks for the review.
Kind regards and look forward to seeing you back soon.
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Have just returned from the Salutation Hotel where I had a most pleasant stay. Its location is bang in the middle of the town which is ideal. My room was very spacious and tastefully decorated. The hotel has a lovely warm and cosy feel to it. The meals were great, with a good choice of menu. I have been there three times and I will certainly go back again

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SallyGM, General Manager at Salutation Hotel, responded to this review, November 24, 2013
Many thanks for your kind words, I really appreciate the time you have taken to highlight the fact the room was tastefully decorated and that you found the food great with plenty of choice. We do look forward to welcoming you back for a forth time and many times after that.
Once again many thanks.
Kind regards
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

Conferences are probably not the Salutation's bread and butter business, but they provide a certain quirky charm that some other venues lack. There something olde worlde about the place- which isn't too say it doesn't have mod cons like WiFi, projector display screens etc- that the chandeliers sort of amplify: faded grandeur, but with a contemporary edge.The table service for conference dining was a nice touch.

  • Stayed November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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SallyGM, General Manager at Salutation Hotel, responded to this review, November 21, 2013
Many thanks for taking the time to note down a few lines about your recent conference. I am pleased you found the hotel had a certain quirky charm. Actually conferences do make up a good chunk of our business and we have recently spent over £100.000 to improve the hotels conference facilities but retain that unique charm. I am pleased you noted the table srvice for conference delegates was a nice touch.
I do hope we will see you again.
Once again many thanks and kind regards.
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Aberdeen, Scotland
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30 hotel reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

Have just returned from a most comfortable stay in the Salutation. It's central location makes it ideal if you travel by bus or train. The outside appearance of this old hotel perhaps could do with some TLC but inside the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming. Our superior double room was in a very quiet setting, was tastefully furnished and laid out for us was a lovely box of the most delicious pralines from a local chocolatier. The Arran cosmetics in the bathroom were also appreciated.
We could find no fault with the breakfast buffet. Cereals,porridge, fresh fruits, joghurt, and juices were all there. The hot buffet contained all necessary components of a full Scottish breakfast. The whole package was extremely good value and could be highly recommended.

Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
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SallyGM, General Manager at Salutation Hotel, responded to this review, November 11, 2013
Have just returned from a most comfortable stay in the Salutation. It's central location makes it
Thanks for taking the time to send in a review about your recent stay in which I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. We are looking at ways tidy up the front of the building and hopefully will look at this closer in the coming months. I am delighted to read that you found the extra touches such as the local chocolates, which are indeed scrummy, and the soaps spot on. I am also delighted that you found the breakfast choice first class.
Once again many thanks for your time and we hope to see you back soon.
Kind regards
Gordon
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

well what can i say from the outside the building looks very run down, but when on entering the building you soon change your mind. Very warm and cosy with a tartan feel to it. Bar immediately to the left of reception and seating area. stairs right in front of you left down to the left. Rooms done to a good decor and very warm. No bath but shower cubicle, tv, coffee making facilites in room. Great choice of evening meals and very hot, breakfast good choice hot and cold

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SallyGM, General Manager at Salutation Hotel, responded to this review, November 11, 2013
Many thanks for dropping in a few lines about your recent stay, I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the rooms to be warm with good decor. I am also delighted to read that you found the breakfast and evening meals to be good with lots of choice.

Once again many thanks and we do look forward to seeing you back at the hotel.
Kind regards
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Millport, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

What can I say! This is one of the best hotels in Scotland. The staff are so helpful, the food is superb, the rooms are clean and very comfortable. What more is needed to be said.The dining room has been refurbished and the large window has a great view up St. John St. This hotel is near the shops and as the High St. car free this makes shopping a pleasure

Room Tip: Rooms on the 3rd floor are great as you do not hear people walking about above you
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SallyGM, General Manager at Salutation Hotel, responded to this review, November 2, 2013
Wow what a superb review, greatly appreciated. I am so pleased and touched how much you rate the Salutation Hotel and its food, staff and decor, The Adam Restaurant looks superb now after the refurbishment and yes it has a great view of St Johns street. The view will be even more stunning after the Christmas Lights have been switched on.
Once again many thanks for your review and we do look forward to seeing you back soon.
Kind regards
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Sullom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

Good central locations, comfortable rooms, public and private. Breakfast was good, just one wee gripe, as there were plenty of staff on hand surely one could have fried eggs as required, it would complete an otherwise excellent 'full Scottish breakfast'.

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SallyGM, General Manager at Salutation Hotel, responded to this review, November 1, 2013
Thanks for taking a few minutes to jot down a few lines about your recent stay. We do appreciate this. I am glad you found the rooms comfortable and the location central - very handy for all the city events.I am pleased you enjoyed breakfast and I will certainly take your points on board re the fried eggs, as we fry them fresh to order there are some of the waiting staff that can jump in when the breakfast cook is busy to fry the eggs. I am pleased to read that you otherwise found breakfast was excellent.
Once again many thanks and we do look forward to welcoming you back.
Kind regards
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Address: 34 South Street, Perth PH2 8PH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Perth and Kinross > Perth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Perth
#4 Romantic Hotel in Perth
#4 Business Hotel in Perth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Salutation Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 84
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