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Dundee, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here at the beginning of November when attending a wedding in nearby Aboyne. I've stayed here a number of times, but it was the first time for my wife. The room we had was large and extremely comfortable, with the heating on for us when we arrived. Well appointed and ideal for relaxing. The breakfast... More 

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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Enjoyed impromptu Sunday lunch. Kids menu was reasonable. Perhaps they were busy in another area as the waiting staff weren't very attentive and had to go up to the bar twice to ask for more drinks. Parked easily in the area across the road. Returned again with family and again service was slow but the food was nice once it... More 

Thank K G
Fife, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is the second time we have visited this hotel for dinner food is excellent menu has lots of variety staff very friendly we intend to return and stay at this hotel heard good reports from friends who have stayed

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Augsburg, Bayern, Germany
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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

It was a good decision to stay here for the five days: close enough to use this hotel as base to see a lot of the Highlands in this area. I had a very good room, clean, well maintained. It was a bit dark due to the closness of window and balcony. Breakfast was opulent, a great choice and of... More 

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Balfron, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The Commercial Hotel by name but it is a jolly nice place to stay. The bedrooms are modern with en suite bathrooms and the food is good. Two bars and there is a beer garden. Car park at rear but most people park in the square in front of the hotel.

Thank RHB711
cookiebev, Owner at The Commercial Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your positive comments - we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. The hotel's name is a common one for Inns and Hotels throughout Scotland seen rarely throughout the rest of the UK. As far as we can tell it was given this name in the early 1800's and although it may not fit with modern... More 

Marlow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 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 

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
Reviewed 9 July 2016

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 

Thank suscrln
1 review
Reviewed 5 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... More 

Thank FRogPie
2 reviews
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
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30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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: £58 - £94 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles elvas, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the street is a good option”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles ColinL860, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 5...no one passes the door.”
 of 5 bubbles Marlelc, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“ask for a quiet room our s was above the bar and there was a wedding”
 of 5 bubbles StephenT912, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
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