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The Commercial Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 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...

Thank FRogPie
Reviewed 5 July 2016

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

Thank Gordon S
Fife, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 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.

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 30 May 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...

Thank Christine M
Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 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...

Thank Colin L
Reviewed 13 May 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.

Thank alexmaclennan
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 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!

Thank Julian S
South Shields, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 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.

Thank MLambert1941
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Set in the centre of Tarland, a lovely village just 30 miles from Aberdeen, the Commercial Hotel offers an excellent centre for exploring Deeside and Donside. Bedrooms and bathrooms are very clean, modern and well equipped. The food menu and bar selections are extensive and free wi-fi is a bonus - not to mention the kindly hospitality of the owners...

Thank elinis
Motherwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Stayed here for our ruby wedding celebration and couldn't have asked for more. Bev was an absolute star in helping me to arrange everything. Rooms are excellent and would put a lot of supposed 5* hotels to shame. Food beautifully prepared and served. Our guests all said what a great place it is. Thanks Bev.

Thank Graham S
cookiebev, Owner at The Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much Graham, we are delighted that you both had a wonderful evening with your family and friends and we hope to see ypu all again soon/

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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: 19 The Square, Aboyne AB34 4TX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aboyne
Price Range: RM408 - RM632 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Commercial Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“The ones at the back are away from the main square which actually isn't that noisy.”
elvas, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the street is a good option”
Juergen_A_1952, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All our rooms were great. Rooms at the back may be quieter but whole place is very quiet.”
ColinL860, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 5...no one passes the door.”
Marlelc, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“ask for a quiet room our s was above the bar and there was a wedding”
StephenT912, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
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