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The Commercial Hotel

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The Square, Tarland, Aboyne AB34 4TX, Scotland
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Marlow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel provided four women with versatile accommodation in the apartment joining the hotel. It has a huge car park and a separate entrance to the apartment. Ground floor twin in which my daughter & her friend slept in. Upstairs the lounge which had a tv. A big kitchen with everything you need to cook a meal. A double bedded... More 

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Thank Lisa L
cookiebev, Owner at The Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your positive review and that you enjoyed your stay. My apologies you were unable to access the free wi-fi which is normally easily accessible and consistent throughout the hotel, including the apartment. It's possible the extender was temporarily 'down' ( as you only stayed one night ), and it's a shame you didn't advise us of... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch at The Commercial Hotel without a booking. The hotel was clean, well decorated and in good repair. We were greeted as we arrived and shown to a table immediately and our drinks order taken. The menu was fantastic, covering a lot of the old favourites and some new nice twists. I had the Chicken Maryland with... More 

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Thank suscrln
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although small (11 rooms) this hotel provided the best accommodations and personal sevice that I've experienced in 45 years of travel. The rooms are comfortable, roomy, and spotless. The owner greeted the guests each morning for breakfast and was continuously accessible as they live on the premises. The intimate lounge and restaurant are social centers for the community and provide... More 

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Thank FRogPie
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently use the hotel for a family wedding, the food and accommodation were excellent, the staff were very friendly and efficient resulting in a most successful day. I would certainly recommend the hotel and intend to visit again in the near future

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Thank Gordon S
Fife, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Popped in for Sunday lunch. Great hotel with lovely food and friendly staff. The food was reasonably priced and well worth the money - all cooked fresh to order. Also a great beer garden outside. Would highly recommend for a relaxed meal with friends and family.

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Thank Dave A
Aberdeen
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87 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Out for a drive on bank holiday and stopped of in tarland, went into this hotel for lunch, nobody else in the place apart from us and the barmaid. This didn't put us off as the whole place had a homely feel about it. We both had the chicken fillets and chips, obviously made to order as we had to... More 

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Thank Christine M
Brighton UK
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66 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We stayed as a group of 3 cyclists touring the area. TA doesn't list as a hotel in Tarland - which it is. Rooms are very good and a decent size. 3 we had were all recently refurbished to a good standard. Whole hotel very clean and well decorated. Staff are all very helpful. Restaurant simple but very good standard... More 

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Thank Colin L
Glasgow
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295 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

We visited Tarland as part of a day trip around the area. did not stay in the hotel just visited for lunch. Excellent lunch for four and pint for me as not driving. My steak pie was perfect. Recommended place to eat and we would happily come back here.

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Thank alexmaclennan
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Room clean and comfortable, food fantastic, beer tickety boo to excellent, a warm and welcoming reception, location is perfect on the border of one of the most picturesque national parks the Cairngorms!

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Thank Julian S
South Shields, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

We went to this hotel on New Years eve and had a fantastic time, the room we had was great ,very clean and the decor of the the room was brilliant also the breakfast was spot on would certainly stay there again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestling between the rivers Dee and Don in the 'Howe of Cromar' on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park. The award winning Commercial Hotel offers a spectacular setting for a relaxing and peaceful break on Royal Deeside surrounded by some of Scotland's most breathtaking scenery,whilst providing an excellent base for visitors to the Grampian Highlands and beyond This 18th Century Granite Coaching Inn has been lovingly restored to contemporary chic without losing its original charm. We promise you warm hospitality,courteous staff and a 'can do' service as you want it - if your not satisfied we're not satisfied Each of our 9 En-Suite rooms have been individually designed and styled with every room ensuring a good nights sleep,with comfy beds and crisp white linen "Enjoy the Highland Air" - where a good nights sleep is waiting for you. New for 2016 our Serviced Apartment The apartment has 3 bedrooms comprising of 1 x Double (king size bed) 1 x Twin room and 1 x single sleeping up to a maximum of 5 persons. It has a fully equipped kitchen including electric hob oven/grill fridgefreezer Kettle toaster microwave and kitchenware Lounge/dining area sofa,flat screen TV & table and chairs. A Newly fitted bathroom with complimentary toiletries. Additional features include free off road parking welcome pack free daily maid service iron ironing board & hairdryer. Guest controlled heating & Free WIFI. Breakfast is available in the main hotel (chargable) ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Commercial Hotel

Address: The Square, Tarland, Aboyne AB34 4TX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aboyne
Price Range: $77 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Commercial Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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