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Richmond, Victoria Australia
Reviewed 10 June 2014

After several weeks on the road this was a great place for a few days - our one bedroom spacious apartment came with washer/ dryer, microwave and cooker. We could really relax in the evening with some ready meals bought at the handy supermarket rather than eat out again! Although our room was on the third floor there is staff...

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2whitehall, Manager at Skene House Whitehall, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of Skene House Whitehall. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were pleased with the facilities in your suite. I am sure you will agree staying in a suite is much more comfortable than staying in a hotel...

San Diego, CA
Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

Very quiet in hectic city. A walk to shopping. There really are not tourist sites in Aberdeen other than the museum so you will need transportation. Extremely large studio. Nicely equipped kitchen. Breakfast very nice. Our bed was horrible. Too bad or it would earn a nearly perfect score.

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2whitehall, Manager at Skene House Whitehall, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of Skene House Whitehall. First and foremost I would like to apologise that you found the bed in your suite uncomfortable, I thank you for bring this to my attention and as a result of your information, this mattress has now been replaced. I am glad that despite this you...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2014

We stayed here after a night out with friends - we don't stay locally but didn't want to hike up the cost of our evening out too much. We stayed in a studio suite which had a double bedroom, bathroom and a lounge kitchen. Very clean and comfortable, brilliant staff who sorted out the minor problems we had speedily and...

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2whitehall, Manager at Skene House Whitehall, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. As you have mentioned, our accommodation is a fantastic alternative to a traditional hotel room; our studio suites are the perfect size for a short stay. I am pleased to see that our staff dealt with issues you incurred to your satisfaction, and I...

Southport, Maine
Reviewed 29 May 2014

This was a great base for our stay in Aberdeen. We were two couples and shared a two bedroom suite. The front desk people were very helpful in giving us driving directions to Balmoral Castle, picking restaurants in Aberdeen, and introducing us to the hotel's facilities. The rooms were spacious, well maintained, and clean. Free parking and wi fi were...

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2whitehall, Manager at Skene House Whitehall, responded to this review

It was fantastic to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and found our staff pleasant and accommodating. We are always happy to give advice and provide directions. We are pleased that we are able to offer our guests free car parking, as often this is a chargeable extra in city centre accommodation. I hope that you will choose...

Reviewed 28 May 2014

The staff are the best i have come across in a long time. They are freindly , helpfull and willing to phone around to help out with requests.Room was very nice and quiet. A good thing was that you could open the windows for fresh air weather permiting. I was a single traveler from Australia on work training so it...

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2whitehall, Manager at Skene House Whitehall, responded to this review

Thank you for affording the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. I was delighted to read that you rated our staff so highly; they pride themselves on delivering the very best customer service. We are very fortunate to have such a quiet location so close to all the amenities Aberdeen has to offer. We hope...

Osceola, Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We recently traveled to Aberdeen to visit our daughter and her boyfriend who are attending the University at Aberdeen. We stayed at the Skene House at Whitehall. It was a marvelously dream like stay!!! Our suite was so incredibly homelike, clean and so comforting after our travels. The morning breakfasts were so tasty and healthy as well. The tea is...

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2whitehall, Manager at Skene House Whitehall, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving such a lovely review of your recent stay with us, it’s always a pleasure to read that our guests have enjoyed their stay so much that they would recommend us. I was pleased to read that you chose to take advantage of our guest lounge; it is a lovely area for guest to relax in during...

Prestwick, Scotland
Reviewed 28 May 2014

My wife and I have been visiting Aberdeen 3 or 4 times each year for the last couple and have mostly stated in City Centre Hotels which in general terms have been variable,however I wish we had visited and discovered the Skene House Whitehall much earlier in our travels. Located in a near perfect position very near the city attractions...

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2whitehall, Manager at Skene House Whitehall, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review of Skene House Whitehall. I was delighted to read that you had chosen us for your most recent stay and were are pleased you are planning to return and we thank you for your recommendation. Please remember to check our website when planning your next trip for the...

North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2014

This turned out to be one of the best apartments we have stayed in. The apartments occupy several houses in two adjacent streets in this part of Aberdeen so we were escorted to and reached our 2 bedroom apartment through the front reception building and across the car park. Breakfast was served in the room adjacent to reception and was...

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2whitehall, Manager at Skene House Whitehall, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at Skene House Whitehall and taking the time to leave a review. We were delighted to read that we were one of the best apartments you stayed in. Our staff pride themselves in delivering exceptional customer service and they were delighted to read your review. We hope to welcome you back to Skene House...

Norfolk
Reviewed 27 May 2014

The apartment was excellent and the staff did everything they could to help. What a pity that Francis of E Bookers who had booked assistance for our flights then failed to tell Skene |House that the clients were two disabled Pensioners with mobility problems. The result was an apartment farthest from the check in and three floors up with no...

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2whitehall, Manager at Skene House Whitehall, responded to this review

I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and that you found our staff to be so helpful and accommodating. As your review mentions there are no lifts in our buildings, however we have a 24 hour concierge service, always on hand to help. We look forward to welcoming you next time and please call...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2014

The suite had two bedrooms and bathrooms, a kitchen, dining room, and living room. it was way more than i needed as a single traveler here on business. Speaking of, the wifi only worked in the living room, not in the bedroom, which i suppose is the downside of a gigantic suite. i appreciated the free coffee/tea always available in...

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2whitehall, Manager at Skene House Whitehall, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of Skene House Whitehall. We are very sorry that you had issues connecting to the wifi. Our wifi signal is typically reliable, strong and available in all rooms. We are so fortunate to have a spacious guest lounge with tea and coffee available 24 hours a day and the guest...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Skene House Whitehall is the best of both worlds - it's a city centre location with a residential feel. Its only 7 minutes walk to the top end of Union Street, fewer than that to the West End boutiques of Rose and Thistle Street, yet benefits from a more relaxed atmosphere due to its private gardens and proximity to the neighbourhood of Rosemount where delicatessens, friendly pubs, cafes and Sainsbury's are within 5 minutes walk. Whitehall's 49, studio and 1-3 bedroom apartments offer business and leisure travelers a range of eclectic interiors providing a homely feel for short or long stays. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skene House Whitehall

Address: 2 Whitehall Place, Aberdeen AB25 2NX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aberdeen
Price Range: ₹ 4,300 - ₹ 10,007 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Skene House Whitehall 4*
Number of rooms: 49
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Skene House Whitehall Aberdeen, Scotland
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Aberdeen
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