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The Commercial Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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)
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room service
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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It's a hotel and pub with restaurant. Good value food, wide range of pub grub. Friendly and efficient staff. Parking available. All food was well prepared and came in a timely manner. We were staying at Mapleview Guest House just down the road - another great find that can
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Response from cookiebev, Owner at The Commercial Hotel
Responded 4 days ago
It's always a pleasure to welcome guests from Mapleview and our staff are always appreciative of our customers positive reviews - it is always rewarding to hear that our staff's hard work has resulted in a pleasurable experience for our visitors.
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Property's Favourite Review
It was the last night of our holiday in Aboyne and one of my friends back in Stirling suggested we give them a try, knowing that my recent ill-health was very food dependent and that I had to be careful. The staff are very warm and welcoming and most understanding of my dietary
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Response from cookiebev, Owner at The Commercial Hotel
Responded 2 Jun 2018
I must start by pointing out that you most definitely were NOT a grouchy lady! It was a pleasure to welcome you both and we are delighted you had a memorable evening to finish your holiday. I'm glad your partner approved of the cullen skink - a passion of mine also!) We look forward to welcoming you both again when you re-visit Deeside.
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I stayed one night this week. The rooms are homely, very clean and comfortable. There was a good selection of hot drinks beside the kettle and a comfy chair to relax in, where you can watch the large free view TV. The double bed was also very comfortable, and there were even two
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Response from cookiebev, Owner at The Commercial Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for your generous comment -it is always a boost for my team when their hard work is recognised. We hope to see you again soon.
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I cannot fault this place. Not fantastic to look at from the outside but do not let that deceive you one bit. The hotel throughout is very clean. Rooms are clean and adequate for what you need, plenty of sugar milk etc in your room which does make a pleasant change. Staff
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Eaten here a few times, pretty reliable but stayed over visiting relatives in the area this time. Food between average and good but excellent service and facilities (good rooms in particular). Very dog friendly for those that have one. Staff pleasant and helpful with good
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Bedroom 5
Bedroom 5
Is there ironing board and iron
Hi Wendy, All superior rooms have in-room boards and irons, all standard rooms have access to a board and iron outside the room.
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"Room 4 was fab, but no view, if you're into that kind of thing"
"We didn't stay there and were only there for a cream tea."
"Our room was placed on the street side, but that really didn't matter. It was perfectly quiet."
"As we were not resident I can't comment on the rooms"
"Room 5 is the largest one in this hotel and beautiful and room 4 is also lovely"
US$121 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandAboyne
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