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29 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We bought a voucher for afternoon tea here- it's not our first time and it definitely won't be our last. The food was amazing and perfect for afternoon tea. The staff were lovely and made sure we had everything we needed and that our tastes were catered for. It was quiet when we went but perfect afternoon tea in the... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a voucher for afternoon tea. Booked a few weeks prior to arrival however hotel was completely disorganised on our arrival. Left standing for 10 minutes whilst they laid a table and moved chairs around. Customer service was very disappointing, a drinks order was taken and one drink was not what was asked for however no one around to... More 

Thank Jill H
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Welcoming staff and warm greeting on arrival. Rooms nicely appointed and cosy. Had a bar lunch which was tasty and well prepared. Morning breakfast was freshly prepared to order. Overall a lovely stay. Would thoroughly recommend.

Thank gareth0
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic hotel. We only live 10 minutes away, but booked it as a birthday treat. We got an unbelievable deal for dinner, bed and breakfast when we booked direct on line. Warm friendly greeting by reception staff, complimentary room upgrade which I said was a nice birthday surprise. Reception obviously took note of that as we received a... More 

Thank Sandra R
Westhill, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just atended a fabulous wedding and although we are locals decided to book a room for the night. Were lucky to get upgraded to a large room in the old part of the house. Bed was comfy, huge bathroom that looked shiny new and all in all a very pleasant stay. Staff at reception and breakfast friendly. Great meal at... More 

Thank WeeBek
NorwoodHall, General Manager at Macdonald Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind review, I am delighted to hear you enjoyed the wedding celebration and your overnight stay. Norwood is pretty much the perfect wedding venue, beautiful historic building and lovely grounds for photographs, and a lovely function suite. Our feature suites in the old house are very tastefully furnished, our junior suites are also large... More 

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49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel is an old Victorion mansion. Rooms are spacious and big with a table and chairs plenty of plugs . Bed was really comfortable and also big. Bathroom was great aswell large walk in shower. Dont know how much it costs though as my work were footing the bill . The food in their restuarant was really good aswell. Bar... More 

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NorwoodHall, General Manager at Macdonald Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind review, I am delighted to hear you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. All our rooms are very comfortable, large beds and large bathrooms all with seperate bath and shower. Our kitchen brigade are very passionate about preparing dishes from the finest produce, I am very pleased to hear you enjoyed your dining... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During a family wedding we decided to stay overnight . As there were 5 of us we asked if there were three rooms available. we were tod by a very nice receptionist (who told me this was her first solo booking) that this would be no problem. We had a great time at the wedding and a lovely overnight stay... More 

Thank john b
NorwoodHall, General Manager at Macdonald Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind review, I am delighted to hear you enjoyed the wedding celebration and also enjoyed a comfortable overnight stay. I am pleased to hear the receptionist was helpful and arranged your room requirements efficiently. Macdonald breakfasts are well renowned for providing a good selection of continental options and a full range of fine cooked... More 

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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Within walking distance to the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. A 19th-century house featuring elegant period details with traditional rooms and a 7-acre garden. Efficient and courteous staff who were always prim and proper. The setting studies, and dining rooms were like a page out of a PG Woodhouse novel. Room rates are moderate tô expensive, but you can get... More 

Thank Stephenpereira
NorwoodHall, General Manager at Macdonald Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, Norwood certainly is a stunning building. We are fortunate with our being situated in private grounds giving a great country house location, but still close to the city, and as you mention next door to Robert Gordon University. The team... More 

Nairn, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

On arrival we received a long winded explanation of how to get to our room take the lift down a floor walk to other lift along two corridors take the lift up a floor etc etc, dead spider on window sill and spider webs round window, on day of wedding arriving back from church we we ushered to a holding... More 

Thank brucefarquhar2016
NorwoodHall, General Manager at Macdonald Hotels, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear you were not happy with some aspects of your stay. Norwood Hall was very tastefully extended from an 18 bedroom hotel to 73 executive and jouior suite property several years ago, due to the lay out of the building some of the guest rooms are a distance from... More 

Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Having been a loyal Macdonald Hotel customer for 10 years now, we saw a deal for this hotel on Itison and decided to try this hotel. It's about 15 minutes out of Aberdeen centre so taxi needed or a car. Excellent 5 🌟service from all staff throughout our stay- just as I'd expect from Macdonald staff. Interior of hotel is... More 

Thank Joanne O
NorwoodHall, General Manager at Macdonald Hotels, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for you kind review, I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your short stay with us. The hotel is a combination of a wonderful old hall seeped in character and interesting stories, in addition 40 junior suite bedrooms have been very tastefully added on in the recent years. I am surprised to read your comment regarding... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Norwood Hall Hotel was built in 1881 on the site of the 15th Century Pitfodels Castle. This truly magnificent Victorian mansion exudes character and charm, with roaring log fires, sweeping staircases and magnificent interior design. Set in seven acres of secluded gardens and woodlands this four star hotel is the ideal venue to host your wedding,family gathering, business meeting and team away day. Norwood Hall has 73 en-suite bedrooms including junior suites, four poster rooms and superb original house rooms, which include all the luxury and modern facilities of a 4 star hotel, whilst still retaining the history and ambience of days gone by.The new conference centre boasts seven superb conference rooms with state-of-the-art audio visual equipment which, along with the traditional Norwood hospitality and customer service, is guaranteed to make your conference a successful event. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macdonald Hotels

Address: Garthdee Road, Aberdeen AB15 9FX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aberdeen
Price Range: ₹ 5,842 - ₹ 9,707 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Hotels 4*
Number of rooms: 73
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Norwood Hall Aberdeen
Hotel Norwood Hall
Macdonald Hotels Aberdeen, Scotland
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“could not find a fault with any of our rooms”
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“the upgraded king size rooms are lovely but a bit of a trek, had to get 2 seperate lifts to get to my room.”
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“Front facing rooms have a lovely view of the front gardens”
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