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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a family room for three. The room was large and well appointed with a large bathroom. Everything was fresh and clean. The staff were terrific - friendly and smiling. My only grump is that when we ate in the bar (not the dining room) my roast beef was overdone. Location is good in the centre of Ellon with a... More 

Thank Phil P
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meals are no where near as good as they used to be. I have been in on 4 separate occasions and have left on each occasion feeling very disapointed. I had the tuna dish, 2 chicken dishes and a meat ball dish and all 4 dishes were over cooked. i returned 1 of the chicken dishes as the chicken... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

I stayed here for two nights with a large group. From the friendly man at reception to the staff in the restaurant, I could find no fault.Nothing was any trouble and everything was served with a smile. The rooms were very comfortable and if I had to find a fault...the room was very warm. This is not the fault of... More 

Thank Marthab124
Zlin, Czech Republic
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

+ free car park + free wi-fi + refurbished room + table in the room + town centre location + very comfortable bed - a noise from downstairs pub - window faced at the roundabout corner - no lift - small bathroom - too small room for 2 people - the food needs improvment in the restaurant

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Being in Aberdeen for the weekend decided to go for a Sunday lunch at the Buchan hotel Ellon . Having previously visited the hotel for an evening meal and enjoy the experience, gave the Sunday cavery a go. Enjoyed the cavery selection , with beef , turkey, ham as the cavery choice. Beef in particular very good. Vegetables very fresh... More 

Thank Bobbybonga44
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Been here a number of times now and have never been disappointed. Tonight was no exception. Great food and the staff are friendly, attentive and professional. We had a fussy eater in our party but it wasn't an issue as there is plenty on the menu to choose from.

Thank Arlened40
Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Nothing good to say about this hotel. would never stay here again. Dated and dark rooms and corridors. Window in the room wouldn't open, Bath towels the size of post stamp. no soap in the bathroom.. On top of that, noise from the bar and fighting in the early hours meant the worse nights sleep ever.... Next time i'll stay... More 

Thank carlosT7773CV
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Booked table for family high tea and we were not disappointed at all. There were plenty of choice on the high tea menu and kids offered kids menu. Our older child got a half portion of high tea menu. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed meals, toast and our selection of bite sized cakes and lovely warm scones. It was very busy so... More 

Thank AES41inv
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We recently found ourselves in Ellon at 9am on a Saturday and could not find anywhere (well we sat in 2 cafes and were ignored both times by the waiting staff who were too busy yapping....) to have breakfast. We asked a passer by who recommended The Buchan Hotel. The food was lovely, served quickly and hot, although quiet expensive... More 

Thank futret81
Peterhead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We chose the Sunday carvery with a starter. The starter was cheese and bacon loaded potato skins which was well presented and very tasty. The carvery was excellent and we can certainly recommend. The staff were friendly and attentive great!

Thank AJB164

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about Buchan Hotel

Address: 1 Bridge Street, Ellon AB41 9AA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ellon
Price Range: £88 - £90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms not overlooking the bridge are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Marthab124, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“do not choose a room above the pub or faced to the roundabout”
 of 5 bubbles JAROSLAV80, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Did not stay over, but suspect it would be pretty basic”
 of 5 bubbles Jack7_13, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Find another restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles Jacqueline_Hickman, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Use a room away from the main drag if you can!”
 of 5 bubbles HiltzTheCoolerKing, 26 Mar 2015 | Read review
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