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Premier Inn Aberdeen City Centre Hotel
Ranked #4 of 65 Hotels in Aberdeen
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Reviewed 28 June 2013

I travelled from Germany for this stay in Aberdeen on business. I thought the hotel was great. Emma on check in was extremely helpful and explained about breakfast and dinners with the hotel. All staff were friendly. Comfortable sleep, quiet, room was very clean. Very impressed and I would stay here on return to Aberdeen.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled on business
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Derek A, General Manager at Premier Inn Aberdeen City Centre Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2013

Hello Germany13186487,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feeback, we are very grateful for all feedback we receive.

I am glad to hear you enjoyed you stay and i have passed on your lovely feedback to Emma.

We hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 27 June 2013

This hotel is nice and quiet at night which I thought was very good. Rooms clean and basic but I like the hair dryer in room and the soap dispensers in te shower etc. only downfall is how hot the rooms are!! We left out window open our whole stay an hardly slept due to the heat! Even with the fan on. A very good hotel but if u want a good night sleep they need to have air con fitted or something

  • Stayed: June 2013
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Derek A, General Manager at Premier Inn Aberdeen City Centre Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2013

Hello Amy O,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feeback, we are very grateful for all feedback we receive.

The hotel is warm, due to the seasons changing. We have plenty fans to give out if needed. On your next visit please dont hesitate to call reception or ask any member for an additional one.

We hope to see you again in the future.
Thank you again for leaving us fedback, all is appreciated.

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Reviewed 22 June 2013

Aberdeen is busy Tuesdays-Thursdays and prices rocket. Pay 60 at the weekend and you get value for money, pay £150 for midweek and you are not.
Rooms are clean and standard for Premier Inn, location is 10mins walk from centre and 5 mins from airpost bus stop so it is a reasonable location. However, car parking is limited.
Breakfast was advertised as buffet but hot selection was not available so was served to order. The advantage was that it was freshly cooked but staff would not serve toast so you need to wait for hot food to arrive, queue for toast and return to cold food. So, don't hope for scrambled egg on toast. Also, two orders in succession arrive with the wrong food.
Evening meal selection was good and, arriving 10 mins before they stoped serving meant that service was quick.
I would willingly return for a weekend trip.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled on business
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Derek A, General Manager at Premier Inn Aberdeen City Centre Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2013

Hello Steveie B,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. We are very grateful for all feedback we receive.

Premier Inn now has a hot plate buffet, all you can eat, help yourself.
I apologise for the food orders being incorrect.

We hope to see you again in the near future.

Thank you again for leaving us feedback.

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Reviewed 21 June 2013

This Premier Inn has a great location, but apart from that it is really only average. I suspect from some of the fixtures, fittings and style that this was previously a Travelodge - there is only so much new corporate branding can cover up. It is in dire need of refurbishment - I regularly use this chain for stays so I know they can do much better.
On the plus side, I was offered a cheaper continental breakfast option - not advertised so far as I could see - which for me was a genuine bonus.

Stayed: June 2013, travelled solo
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Derek A, General Manager at Premier Inn Aberdeen City Centre Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2013

Dear Steve_T429,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback, we are very grateful for all feedback we receive.

The premier inn hasnt been known as a travel lodge, we are looking to get a refurbishment in the near future to come.

For future, we do have three types of breakfasts. The premier breakfast, the continental and the grab and go, please do not hesitate to ask staff additional information.

We hope to see you again in the future.
Thanks again for taking time to leave us feedback.

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Reviewed 19 June 2013

The room was very hot, could not open window due to loud traffic noise, so had to melt! Tea, coffee etc, take extras of your own as you are provided with the bare minimum, even though I asked for extra milk on 2 occasions I never got it. The shower had a mind of its own and was totally temperamental....had me literally gasping with the cold on occasions! As for the car parking .....was initially pleased that parking seemed adequate until some driver scratched all down the side of our car (drunk???) most likely....
The restaurant was ok quite a nice pizza
Staff appeared to be friendly
All in all Must improve!!! Please try to pay attention to the finer details, and at least pretend to be bothered......

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
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Derek A, General Manager at Premier Inn Aberdeen City Centre Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2013

Dear Willowfish,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. We are very grateful for all feedback we receive.

Sorry to hear that you did not have a pleasant stay with us.

We do have fans available for the guests that feel the rooms are too warm, also tea, coffee, milk etc can be provided at reception.

If there is anything you would like to discuss please do not hesitate to call myself and the hotel.

We do hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 14 June 2013

I stayed at the Premier Inn as other preferred hotels were booked out in Aberdeen (as it happens during the week Mond to Thursd).
I had low expectations and whereas I wasnt blown away by anything I wasnt disappointed either. My room was quiet which is something I rate highly. Beds were on wheels, which is something I rate less highly. The bathroom was functional, of course with nothing in terms of shampoo etc. Tea and coffee making ability in the room which is appreciated. No minibar / no water.

My main issue with the hotel was probably that it was pre-pay - had never stayed in a hotel where EVERYTHING was pre-pay before - so even when I needed a cup of tea it had to be paid for up front (as I understand this is how they run their hotels).

It is totally fine to stay for a night at the Premier Inn, for a week's stay I would go elsewhere if possible.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled on business
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Derek A, General Manager at Premier Inn Aberdeen City Centre Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2013

Hello FlowerPetalBlooming,

Thank you very much for taking time to leave us feedback, it is much appreciated.

Im sorry to hear you didnt enjoy your stay with us, we take in all feedback we receive and pass it on to make your next stay with us more enjoyable.

If there is anything you would like to discuss in person please contact the hotel and I would be happy to discuss this further.

We hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 4 June 2013

Very popular both with business travellers as well as weekend holiday-makers, this hotel is livelier than some of its suburban cousins. Booking in advance is definitely required!

One of the first Premier’s north of Edinburgh, it is overdue for a renovation of public and common area carpets.

Upside:

Restaurant on site (but pizza on this trip not as good as in prior visits)
Many other local restaurants and pubs within a 5 -10 minute walk; recommend Alexander Simpson's at foot of Union Street for great beer value. Kingfisher Fish and Chips on King Street quick and easy if you like mince pies, chips etc. (I do!)
Right in the centre of Aberdeen
Room telephones, usable with credit cards
Morrison’s Supermarket for all snack foods and fresh fruits, 3 minute walk.
Aberdeen and North East Scotland FHS within 2 minute walk.
Location, location, location!

Downside:

Sometimes noisy because of its location
Free parking on-site after 1700 hrs often impossible... but you can park overnight at the Morrison’s supermarket lot just up West North Street at no charge.

Best rooms:

Top floor, West North Street side, end of halls, but if you stay on either a football or long holiday weekend, no room will be very peaceful!

Staff:

Many are students at local universities and colleges. During my many stays since this hotel opened, the staff have been universally helpful, and good company should you find yourself in the bar before the evening rush.

Room Tip: Don't travel on football or holiday weekends if you value peace and quiet, but during the week I...
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  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled on business
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Derek A, General Manager at Premier Inn Aberdeen City Centre Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2013

Dear John B,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback, we are very grategul for all feedback we receive.

Im glad you liked the destination of the hotel as it is very close to all the shopping centers with numerous of things close by to do.

Im happy you enjoyed your room and the location of where it was and i apologise for the noise level that night.

We look forward to seeing you again.
Thanks again for taking time to leave us feedback.

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Additional Information about Premier Inn Aberdeen City Centre Hotel

Address: Inverlair House West North Street | Inverlair House, Aberdeen AB24 5AS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aberdeen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Aberdeen
#10 Family Hotel in Aberdeen
#11 Romantic Hotel in Aberdeen
Price Range: £45 - £72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Premier Inn Aberdeen City Centre Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 190
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Whether you're in Aberdeen for business or pleasure, a stay at Premier Inn Hotel Aberdeen City Centre puts both on your doorstep. Conference venues like the University and the Exhibition and Conference Centre are within easy reach, as are all the sights and sounds of North East Scotland's most vibrant city. Spend the morning strolling the streets of Aberdeen and visiting the famous granite landmarks like the Town House. Don't miss the chance to get some serious shopping done too. Then why not have fish and chips strolling along the Esplanade. After lunch there's still plenty to do, with the Maritime Museum or the Arts Centre to explore. Then it's time to head home for mouth-watering food in our restaurant and a refreshing sleep in our comfy beds. Limited car parking available at an additional cost. Directions: From A90, follow A9013 into Aberdeen City Centre. Turn onto the A956 towards King Street and take the 1st left into Meal Market Street. Please note car parking is chargeable and limited at this hotel - please contact the hotel for further details. Transport and local information: Aberdeen Art Gallery The Maritime Museum Aberdeen Train Station 1 mile Aberdeen Airport 6 miles Aberdeen Ferry 0.5 mile ... more   less 
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