We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
2/4/2018 2/5/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Aberdeen Altens Hotel

    Souter Head Road, Aberdeen AB12 3LF, Scotland
    Lowest prices for your stay
    2/4/2018 2/5/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
     4 people are viewing this hotel
    SAVE $27
    Traveler (173)
    Room & Suite (166)
    Dining (131)
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good34%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travelers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Fitness center
    Wheelchair access
    Business Center
    Dry Cleaning
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Feb 4Feb 5
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from $51.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Aberdeen hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "8cb2a961336547afb54257cf3928f00b", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":277379,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":2,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":2,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"8cb2a961336547afb54257cf3928f00b","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":78,"lowestMetaPrice":51,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":78,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":78,"lowestMetaPrice":51,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":78,"hotelName":"The Aberdeen Altens Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjhjYjJhOTYxMzM2NTQ3YWZiNTQyNTdjZjM5MjhmMDBiIiwiQUlLIjoiMWNhYTliNDlhMGYzNDQ4ZTliMzZmYjk4ZDZhNTRjMTYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "02/04/2018", "checkOut": "02/05/2018", "lowestPrice": "$51", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"65673278":"Hotwire","79402831":"CheapTicketsEWS","78850405":"OrbitzEWS","32437974":"BookingCom","109307448":"HotelsCom2IB","32603710":"Expedia"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (1,686)
    There are newer reviews for The Aberdeen Altens Hotel
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    • More languages

    241 - 245 of 1,627 reviews

    Reviewed September 24, 2017

    Our stay was very enjoyable - Hotel employees very helpful - leisure facilities nice - breakfast very enjoyable to start the day - BUT trying to sleep is a problem with the doors slamming up till 3am then starts again around 7.30am - all due...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    1  Thank RabC4u
    Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded September 28, 2017

    Dear RabC4u, I am so pleased to hear your stay with us was very enjoyable and you found the team very helpful and enjoyed the leisure facilities. Its disappointing to hear other guests were not considerate when closing their bedroom doors. If you stay with...More

    Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

    On first impressions it's not the prettiest hotel to pull up to however it's much nicer inside. Check in was quick and the room was nice and clean with all amenities. We were shattered so decided to opt for room service in the evening and...More

    Thank Emstems
    Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded September 28, 2017

    Dear Emstems, I am so pleased to hear you and your family had a relaxing stay with us and thank you so much for sharing this 5 star review on Trip Advisor.. I hope we can welcome you and your family back to The Aberdeen...More

    Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

    Gold star 🌟 for this hotel and it's staff.. stayed here for 2 nights with my daughter.. And had an amazing time. The room was massive.. 2 king size beds.. Large luxury reclining leather chairs.. A separate dressing room with vanity unit.. Complimentary dressinggowns and...More

    Thank Mhairi M
    Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded September 27, 2017

    Dear Mhairi M, Wow! What an amazing review! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your enjoyment about your time here at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel. I'm delighted that you and your daughter enjoyed your stay with us, and had an "amazing...More

    Reviewed September 22, 2017

    Such a nice hotel, very welcoming and very comfortable stay. The whole stay was brilliant have no problems at all with the stay. The attention to detail was good as well. Every member of staff was kind and always smiling. Will definetly stay againMore

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank Wayne2108
    Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded September 28, 2017

    Dear Wayne2108, I am so pleased to hear your stay with us was "brilliant" and thank you so much for sharing this great review on Trip Advisor and for recommending us. Really pleased to hear you will be staying with us again, we look forward...More

    Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

    We stayed 1 night here. It's an older hotel and in need of some updating but the rooms/beds were comfortable. Staff were professional and courteous. My only issue was the air conditioning and that it did not work or wasn't turned on due to the...More

    Thank Jemoto3
    Response from KrisManship, General Manager at The Aberdeen Altens HotelResponded September 27, 2017

    Dear Jemoto3, Thank you for taking the time to share a review, I am pleased to hear you had a comfortable stay. Unfortunately we do not have air conditioning in the bedrooms. I hope we can welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards Kris...More

    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Price range
    • $51 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Spa Hotel in Aberdeen
    • #3 Best Value Hotel in Aberdeen
    • #3 Luxury Hotel in Aberdeen
    • #7 Family Hotel in Aberdeen
    • #11 Business Hotel in Aberdeen
    • #18 Romantic Hotel in Aberdeen
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 251
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Agoda, Expedia, getaroom.com, Priceline, Travelocity, Orbitz, Cancelon, HotelQuickly and TripOnline SA so you can book your The Aberdeen Altens Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Aberdeenshire >
    • Aberdeen
    • Also Known As
    • Thistle Aberdeen Altens Hotel Aberdeen ,
    • Thistle Hotel Aberdeen ,
    • The Aberdeen Altens Hotel Scotland
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (173)
    Room & Suite (166)
    Dining (131)
    Pool & Beach (46)
    Hotel & Grounds (191)
    Bathroom (15)
    Nearby HotelsSee all 65 hotels in Aberdeen
    The Mariner Hotel
    170 reviews
    2.25 miles away
    Colwyn Hotel
    21 reviews
    2.34 miles away
    Macdonald Hotels
    686 reviews
    2.37 miles away
    The Brentwood Hotel
    250 reviews
    2.38 miles away
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Ashvale
    48 reviews
    .71 miles away
    Cove Bay Hotel
    141 reviews
    .86 miles away
    Wellington Hotel
    383 reviews
    .46 miles away
    Haar Rock Coffee
    14 reviews
    .32 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Duthie Park Winter Gardens
    826 reviews
    1.67 miles away
    Duthie Park
    457 reviews
    1.57 miles away
    Old Deeside Railway Line
    63 reviews
    1.69 miles away
    Doonies Farm
    61 reviews
    1.09 miles away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    William M
    April 21, 2017|
    Response from KrisManship | Property representative |
    Hi William, The hotel is 3 miles from the city centre. Thanks Kris
    April 17, 2017|
    AnswerShow all 6 answers
    Response from 091063 | Reviewed this property |
    check out was 11 breakfast think from 6
    March 22, 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from KrisManship | Property representative |
    Hi, The beautician operates privately from the hotel, her name is Wendy and you can call her on 07971 439535 Thanks
    Room Tips
    "Room 127 on ground floor was great"
    Read review
    "191 very good size room"
    Read review
    "not applicable"
    Read review
    "Enjoyed the rooms with the king size bed"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing