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Main Street, Alford AB33 8WA Scotland
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#2 of 6 in Alford
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Welcome to Haughton Arms Hotel, the idyllic, family run hotel, set in the quaint country town of Alford, only a short drive from Aberdeen city centre.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Meeting rooms
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Fireplace
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Seating area
Telephone
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Bottled water
Flatscreen TV
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
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Family rooms
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Mid-range
Charming
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Ben Warwick wrote a review Apr 2022
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Welcoming and accommodating staff. Modern, compact, comfortable room perfect for a business trip. Great breakfast and excellent food in the restaurant with sky sports and BT. Hub of the town, good, friendly atmosphere
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Alison M wrote a review Feb 2022
Alford, United Kingdom8 contributions9 helpful votes
We had the most amazing time at The Haughton Arms this afternoon! The birthday afternoon tea for 26 was delicious! Sheila and Phobe were so friendly and looked after us so well ! Definitely recommend!
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled
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ericwasmygoldfish wrote a review Oct 2021
Aberdeen, United Kingdom167 contributions74 helpful votes
We had a lovely weekend in Alford staying at the Haughton Arms. Really nice friendly service, lovely room, lively bar, good food and an excellent breakfast (try the Stornoway black pudding). I'm sure we will be back there again. Good to see local hotels getting back on their feet. Many thanks to the staff
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Room Tip: Room above bar slightly noisy for a while but that's only to be expected at a weekend from...
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~Line~ wrote a review Sept 2021
21 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed 1 night in this hotel. The room was small but cosy. The bathroom was clean, but oh dear, it smelled so so strong of chemical products and the smell would not go away even with the window of the room open. This was not very pleasant. We could not dine in in the evening, as the restaurant was fully booked. We did not find the staff very friendly or very knowledgeable throughout our stay. So this was a shame. We were told by one member of staff that we could have breakfast with our dog in the morning, but the following morning, when we arrived in the breakfast room, we were told dogs were not allowed so had to leave our dog in the room.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Mark S wrote a review Aug 2021
Belfast, United Kingdom173 contributions39 helpful votes
Not much of a hotel. Welcome, we’re open, come in says the sign. But don’t walk in on a sunny lunchtime and ask for 2 Coffees. Apparently after 3 staff with worried faces asked each other, this is something this hotel can’t manage. Disappointing.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled
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nadineabz wrote a review Aug 2021
Aberdeen, United Kingdom14 contributions8 helpful votes
Went for a Sunday lunch, ordered lunch and waited.. friend turned up with his dog and was asked to leave as to many dogs in the bar.. (only my dog in the bar) However a poodle that came in after was welcome.. Left hand not speaking to the right hand.. dog friendly or not???? Dog limit???
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled
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DayTrip792698 wrote a review Jul 2021
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Stayed here whilst visiting family, loved the hotel, staff very welcoming, friendly and helpful, couldn't do enough for the visitors. Lovely comfortable bed and great food. Everywhere is very clean and good shower. Just booking to stay again for two nights this time.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Alice G wrote a review Nov 2020
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Had lunch today and cannot fault anything. From the moment we arrived and needed assistance for disabled person to the moment we left, service was exceptional. Food was piping hot and delicious and delivered quickly. Surroundings most inviting with a cosy fire in the middle of the tastefully refurbished Bar. Will definitely be coming back. Thank you Ivan and Team
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Chris A wrote a review Sept 2020
Ardnamurchan Peninsula, United Kingdom20 contributions6 helpful votes
We stayed here for a mid week overnight stay having never been here previously or to the area we were a bit nervous of what to expect . However, we needn’t have been as it was a perfect choice. From our arrival to departure it was a pleasure . The staff especially Sheila were most friendly, informative and extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Our room was super clean , comfortable and wanted for nothing. The hotel has undergone a most in keeping makeover which must have cost a fortune , but well worth it . And last but not least , the food was superb we had dinner which was lovely and the breakfast well it was probably the best we have ever had and cooked to perfection and again the staff were most attentive, friendly and kind. We couldn’t recommend this hotel enough and will certainly be returning.Thanks Sheila and staff for making us feel so welcome and all your hard work it’s definitely appreciated !
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Elaine K wrote a review Sept 2020
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom21 contributions47 helpful votes
Had lunch with a friend today, super tasty sandwiches...we'll definitely be back,staff as mentioned in previews so friendly....lovely decor throughout and toilets spotless...can't fault it,highlyrecommended.😃👍
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Ivan Haggart, Owner at Haughton Arms Hotel
Responded 15 Sept 2020
Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review , your kind words make these difficult times a bit easier. we hope to welcome you back again very soon
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PRICE RANGE
US$127 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomScotlandAberdeenshireAlford
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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Frequently Asked Questions about Haughton Arms Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Haughton Arms Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Grampian Transport Museum (0.10 miles), Craigievar Castle (3.9 miles), and Alford Heritage Museum (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Haughton Arms Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Haughton Arms Hotel?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a fireplace, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Haughton Arms Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Haughton Arms Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Haughton Arms Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Alford Bistro, Haughton Arms Hotel Restaurant, and The Soo's Lug.
Is Haughton Arms Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the centre of Alford.
Does Haughton Arms Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Haughton Arms Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Castle Fraser Garden & Estate (9.3 miles), Leith Hall, Garden and Estate (8.9 miles), and Tomnaverie Stone Circle (9.5 miles).
Is Haughton Arms Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.