The Aberdeen Altens Hotel

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Souterhead Road, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, AB12 3LF  show map
 4 stars
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The Aberdeen Altens Hotel

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Private dining services

Dining room

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Free shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

The charming The Aberdeen Altens Hotel comprises en-suite rooms in the vicinity of Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Craigievar Castle and Duthie Park. The hotel was opened in 1980, offering accommodation in a 4-story building designed in the contemporary style.

The great location makes a castle, a museum and an art gallery easily reachable. The property lies within 5 km from the city center.

This hotel is conveniently based near hills and gardens.

Cove Roundabout bus stop is located nearby. A few minutes' drive from Dyce airport.

Rooms

The Aberdeen Altens Hotel offers 216 guestrooms appointed with multi-channel TV, an in-room safe, a mini bar, wireless internet and a storage space with all the sights of Aberdeen within easy access. Offering a standard interior, the rooms are fitted with red furnishings and coffee/tea makers, a dishwasher and an electric kettle for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the restaurant every morning. Dishes of European cuisine are served in the casual restaurant. The small bar serves a selection of coffee, refreshments and tea.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

There are cars for rent on site.

Relax

Guests can benefit from a steam room, a spa center and a hot tub together with steam baths, beauty therapy and aromatherapy. The hotel offers a gym and fitness classes to keep active guests fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   216.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Hairdresser
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Private dining services
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dining room
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 

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Hotel Address:

Souterhead Road, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, AB12 3LF

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City Center
  • Aberdeen
    4.3 km
Airports
  • Dyce (ABZ)
    12.2 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    92.8 km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    216

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                          How to reach hotel

                          hotel The Aberdeen Altens Hotel Aberdeen location
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                          Hotel Address:

                          Souterhead Road, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, AB12 3LF

                          Get directions
                          City Center
                          • Aberdeen
                            4.3 km
                          Airports
                          • Dyce (ABZ)
                            12.2 km
                          • Dundee (DND)
                            92.8 km
                          • Bus stop
                            200 m
                          Hotel information
                          • Check-in:
                            from  12 pm
                          • Check-out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2008
                          • Number of floors:
                            4
                          • Number of rooms:
                            216

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                          What's nearby

                          Tourist attractions

                          • Artists Gallery - 3.0 km
                          • Gallery Heinzel - 4.0 km
                          • Archway Gallery - 4.1 km
                          • Slains Castle - 4.1 km
                          • Aberdeen Arts Centre - 4.3 km
                          • Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museum - 4.3 km
                          • Saint Andrews Cathedral - 4.3 km

                          Popular areas

                          • Aberdeen Music Hall - 4.0 km
                          • City Center - 4.2 km

                          Places of interest

                          • Aberdeen Trades Council Social Club - 4.1 km
                          • Aberdeen Sheriff Court - 4.2 km
                          • Aberdeen Library and Information Services - 4.3 km
                          • Bon Accord & St Nicholas - 4.3 km

                          Amusement

                          • Abergeldie Bowling Club - 3.1 km
                          • Grampian Leisure - 4.1 km
                          • Vue Aberdeen - 4.1 km
                          • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club - 4.1 km
                          • Leisureland Amusements - 4.2 km
                          • Bon Accord - 4.3 km
                          • John Codona Pleasure Fairs - 4.5 km

                          Monuments and Landmarks

                          • St Machar's Cathedral - 3.8 km

                          Museums

                          • Aberdeen Maritime Museum - 4.1 km

                          Parks

                          • Duthie Park Winter Gardens - 3.6 km

                          Theaters

                          • Music Hall - 4.0 km
                          • The Lemon Tree - 4.4 km

                          Galleries

                          • Aberdeen Art Gallery - 4.3 km

                          Golf courses and Country clubs

                          • Balnagask Golf Course - 3.3 km
                          • Murcar Golf Club - 3.9 km

                          Marina

                          • Aberdeen Harbour - 4.0 km

                          Local attractions

                          • Duthie Park - 2.4 km
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                          • Footdee - 3.9 km
                            Pocra Quay, Aberdeen
                          • Aberdeen Music Hall - 4.1 km
                            Union Street, Aberdeen
                          • Duthie Park Winter Gardens - 2.5 km
                            Polmuir Road, Aberdeen
                          • Aberdeen Maritime Museum - 4.1 km
                            52 - 56 Shiprow, Aberdeen
                          Hotel information
                          • Check-in:
                            from  12 pm
                          • Check-out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2008
                          • Number of floors:
                            4
                          • Number of rooms:
                            216

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                          The Aberdeen Altens Hotel Reviews

                          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel

                          Average guest rating

                          7.4out of 10
                          Very good
                          Based on 173 reviews

                          Rating by category:

                          Service
                          10.0
                          Value
                          9.3
                          Location
                          7.0
                          Rooms
                          9.0

                          Guest reviews

                          • Group of friends
                            5.8

                            The hotel felt welcoming

                            In spite of being upgraded I found the room too far from the main entrance and very oppressive and claustrophobic. There was no view from the window just the wall of the adjacent building. Several things in the bathroom were loose or broken as well as the security catch on one of the windows, important if you are on the ground floor as we were. I was told that I couldnt move to another room and that these were the newest rooms that had recently been refurbished!!. The room I booked for my daughters boyfriend for the second day was a cheaper room but had a view and was light and airy. I am afraid that I didnt enjoy my stay for those reasons. Although it was an upgrade I would have appreciated a cheaper room with breakfast thrown in. Breakfast is far too expensive.

                          • Family with children
                            9.6

                            Great service at reception.got there early and still got to book in 2 hours early.Room was very clean and quite spacious.vending machines on all floors and very reasonably priced.saves on room service.Huge free car park,free use of swimming pool with towels supplied and free use of steam and sauna rooms plus gym.resteraunt and bar in hotel good and clean.food is a bit pricey but the portions are good.its a 2 minute drive from city centre and 5 min drive from the beach.would recommend to anyone travelling.especially with children.

                            nothing bad with this hotel in my experiance

                          • Family with children
                            8.0

                            The room had plenty of space

                            That for 6 people and the price nothing was included no meals or breakfast

                          • Family with children
                            10.0

                            The spacious, comfy bedroom and the lovely swimming pool.

                          • Family with children
                            8.8

                            Value for money in terms of accommodation.

                            Checked in to be told we'd been upgraded (which was nice), but got to the room with wife and 2 children to find a very small room with only 1 double bed. Went back to reception to get it changed, and then got the much larger family room we'd requested in the first place. Didn't even bother to go back yet again to request the baby cot that had been requested on the online booking...

                          • Family with children
                            9.2

                            We have stayed here a few times now and highly recommend it. It is comfortable and friendly with the added attraction of the health club although it is a little out of town- you need a car

                          • Family with children
                            10.0

                            My daughter and I booked in very late on Saturday night as we had to leave our own house due to noisy neighbours. The receptionist, I think he was maybe called Andrew, but I'm not certain, couldn't have been more helpful and he even gave us an upgrade which was much appreciated. We've stayed a few times before and wouldn't hesitate to stay again.

                          • Family with children
                            7.4

                            Easy to find for visitors unfamiliar with Aberdeen Rooms were quiet and blinds thick so no early waking from sun Probably best for business visitors but we arrived late & left early so difficult to comment on facilities For us, non inclusion of breakfast in room charge was good but I would usually see this as a disadvantage Plenty of space for parking

                            Grounds were in process of renovation so access was difficult!

                          • Single
                            4.2

                            Location outside Aberdeen center

                            Smell of cigarette smoke everywhere (inside and out). The king bed was not a king, but two twin beds pushed together, and it was hard and uncomfortable. The shower went from hot to cold to hot, etc etc, every day during my shower. No internet service provided (wireless or cable). Front entry under construction made entry and exit with or without luggage harder than normal. No luggage carts to help bring bags to the vehicle. Hotel was expensive for what was offered. Tv had limited programming options. Restaurant was overpriced and had terrible food. No electrical outlets by the bed to plug in personal items. Noise from other patrons during the night was common, making sleep difficult.

                          • Group of friends
                            7.8

                            Otium Leisure and the food was delicious.

                          • Single
                            9.2

                            upgraded an to executive suite at no extra cost. W e had a late checkout of 2pm at no extra cost and this was ideal as we were boarding a ferry to Orkney at 5pm The bar staff were especially friendly and helpful.

                            Ground works going on outside the hotel made it a bit difficult to enter the building and 2 members of staff on a fag break watched me heave 2 suite cases up the steps.The 14.00 per head for breakfast is far far too expensive.

                          • Family with children
                            6.2

                            Room was spacious and clean.

                            We did not have breakfast as we thought it too expensive for a family of four.

                          • Single
                            9.6

                            The use of the swiming pool was great except one of the attendant made it clear he wanted away early @ 9:30 & you were holding him up.

                          • Group of friends
                            9.6

                            the rooms were so big and roomy exellent in every way very impressed. When i saw the outside of building i was not very impressed but once inside i changed my mind. prices very good for the standard. swimming pool exellent there is also a kids small pool which is great i will definatly be back there great for a weekend. well recommended

                            there wasnt any thing i didnt like it was better than i expected very happy with my choicean good prices too

                          • Single
                            8.2

                            Overall it was an enjoyable stay the food was good the staff were very helpful and the room was perfect for me.The location for what I required was also Ok easy access to the motorway and to the part of Aberdeen I required & not far from the city centre too.

                          How to reach hotel

                          hotel The Aberdeen Altens Hotel Aberdeen location
                          Show big map »

                          Hotel Address:

                          Souterhead Road, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, AB12 3LF

                          Get directions
                          City Center
                          • Aberdeen
                            4.3 km
                          Airports
                          • Dyce (ABZ)
                            12.2 km
                          • Dundee (DND)
                            92.8 km
                          • Bus stop
                            200 m
                          Hotel information
                          • Check-in:
                            from  12 pm
                          • Check-out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2008
                          • Number of floors:
                            4
                          • Number of rooms:
                            216

                          Hotel Awards

                          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAberdeenThe Aberdeen Altens Hotel

                          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                          Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

                          Use Badge