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Aberdeen Northern Hotel Testimonials

"Truly exceptional service and fantastic meal


We were attending a dance at the Northern on Saturday night so decided to visit early and grab a meal before the event. Unfortunately we should have booked, all tables were booked and 3 groups of people waiting. After a wee discussion with a waiter, he offered to serve us a meal in the ballroom where the dance was being held.

We got our drinks delivered to the reception area and menus arrived immediately.

Despite being busy the meal arrived within 15 minutes and I had the Tagliatelle Carbonaraand the others had Tagliatelle Carbonara with chicken and 2 x roast chicken dinners.

I must state that the Tagliatelle Carbonara was probably the best I have ever eaten in any Aberdeen restaurant. It was absolutely delicious and a huge portion ( just how I like it).

The pasta was cooked to absolute perfection, with just little bite in the pasta. The sauce was creamy, rich and very tasty, overall, packed with flavour.

No complaints for the other diners, the roast chicken dinners were served with stuffing, creamy mash, vegetables and rich gravy.

Overall a fantastic experience.

We cant thank the waiter enough who offered to serve the meals in the ballroom. They were really busy in the dining room and this must have caused an extra bit of stress they probably didn't need on a Saturday night.

Many thanks and we will be sure to book on our next visit. "


"Lovely Place and Great Service


Have stayed at this hotel a few times and now really should do a review as I have forgetten the last couple of times.

Fantastic service, friendly staff and management... Room are always clean, fresh and comfortable. Whetever you pay full price or get a deal (some great deals to be had), I can always recommend this place as i have never had a bad room or experience here.

The restaurant serves what can only be discribed as an amazing traditional Scottish breakfast and has by far the nicest haggis I have had whilist staying in Scotland.

I will always try and stay here when on business but beware, this place is always busy and you need to book a few weeks in advance most times but well worth the planning.

I really must try and come up stay here for personal pleasure soon."

Additional feedback from our guests:


"Good food, good athmosphere, pleasant staff" - 27/06/2014


"Service was brilliant" - 26/06/2014


"Just keep it as it is" - 20/06/2014

"Good presentation! Good portions + service"

"Excellent food service. We will be back!"

"We had a very enjoyable lunch, staff were nice"

" A very pleasant evening. Thank you!"

"Nice Hotel, nice food, good value for money! Recommend anyone for lunch and tea...nice time"

To the Staff at the Northern Hotel : Have a great festive season & a fine New Year ahead...Thanks for making our Trinity Church inviting, warm..."

Garry 29/12/2013

"Sandra and Douglas would like to thank all the staff who made our Ruby Wedding so enjoyable. The service like the food was great and I'm sure would not be beaten anywhere else. Thank you all again and Happy New Year, Best wishes for 2014"

Sandra & Douglas 28/12/2013  

The wedding was amazing and all our guests had a really really good day.  Be in touch soon :)

Ruth & Paul 1/11/2013

"We really wanted to say a massive thank you, to you personally, for arranging such a brilliant day for us. The hotel looked absolutely beautiful, from the chair covers to the flower arrangements and decorations. The meal was the best wedding meal I have ever had, and this was echoed by all the day guests, even the vegan! The food was amazing and the waiting staff were efficient without being intrusive....

From the moment Grace (Bridesmaid) and I arrived the day before the wedding, we were treated like royalty and made to feel welcome....

We loved every minute of our wedding day and are so glad we chose the Northern Hotel to get married in.

We would have no hesitation in recommending the hotel to anyone.

Thank you again."

Anne & Stuart 12/08/2013

"Just a note to thank you for the lovely evening on Friday at our Diamond Wedding. The food was good and selection was superb. All our guests thought it was excellent. We would also like to thank the waitress who did a wonderful job. 

Thanks again, J & G Sinclair

"Spotlessly clean. Very good housekeeping and friendly, helpful reception"

Stephen Anderson

"We would like to thank you for making our wedding day a day to remember. Tom you made it run smoothly and you were very professional. You did an excellent job all day and we both appreciate your hard work you put in to make this happen. Our guests were delighted with your service at the hotel, your staff did a fantastic job. The Northern hotel will definitely be recommended for weddings as it was to us. It certainly hosts a great wedding reception, the staff are so welcoming and friendly, just as my guests have said to us".

Roy & Carole

"Well done staff at the Northern, we have never met such friendly people and helpful with it, we travel the world and have stayed in some top hotels all over, but this place is super. The chef and his staff are turning out good food as well. Room was ok for price but maybe the lift could be turned off a little earlier than 12am (we were in 202). Beside that, great lounge bar, never had to wait for a drink, even when it was busy. Will be back very soon".

Mr & Mrs Sherrington

"We both felt totally at ease from the moment we had our first meeting and what happened on the night before and the day of the wedding, not only justified our feelings, but completely surpassed them. Every aspect was perfection, from the organisation, the accommodation, the service, the food and drink, the table layouts were stunning, your staff were exemplary. You were there for us whenever we needed anything and both Maggie and myself cannot thank you enough. Everyone of our guests have all been overwhelmed by the experience with many saying it was the best wedding they have ever been to, that speaks volumes "

Mr & Mrs Palmer

"Thanks ever so much for arranging the wedding and reception on Saturday. It was a special day for us and everyone commented what a great day. I think it is also worth mentioning that everyone who stayed at the hotel also commented what a great atmosphere and service - I'm sure there will be a lot of repeat business. One person who did get a mention by everyone was the bus driver and what a great service he provided. You can rest assured that we will recommend the Northern Hotel to our friends and relatives"

Mr & M Mrs Bower

"This is just to say thank you for a wonderful weekend. My friends and i came for the second time (although i have been several times just with my husband) and, again, we were so impressed by the way in which you are able to provide first class accommodation, food and service whilst retaining a really homely feel. Last weekend the hotel was really busy but the reception staff couldn't have been kinder or more helpful. As usual, the accommodation was excellent and the house keeping staff were brilliant. Your manager is able to combine a real wit (he made us laugh so much) together with true professionalism and, we feel, is a real asset. All in all, we couldn't have stayed anywhere better and have, and will continue to recommend you to our friends and obviously visit again as soon as we can.


"Just a short note to thank you for a wonderful evening. We had a beautiful meal on Saturday 28/08/10 which was topped off by the manager singing to my in laws and giving them a bottle of bubbly as they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. A big thank you from us to you, please pass the on to your attentive staff who were a credit to you an your establishment."

Mr & Mrs Banks


"We had a wonderful holiday staying at this hotel. The food was fantastic, fresh and good portions. The room we had 201 was perfect also we would like to thank the owner management and all the staff for a memorable stay"

Mr & Mrs Gilchrist


A very pleasant stay at the aberdeen northern hotel. On monday my wife and i checked into the hotel for one night. The occasion was that i was to speak that evening at the rotary club of aberdeen st nicholas.

I am pleased to inform you that Jim Billingham GM helped in every way to make the evening a success. His attention to detail with the setting up of the room and the audio visual equipment made the event enjoyable and trouble free.

I wish to thank Mr Billingham and staff for a very pleasant stay at the aberdeen northern hotel, may i take this opportunity to wish you continued success.

Isabel & Bob Phillips

We just wanted to let you know how much we appreciated the way in which you and your staff looked after us during our recent stay at the Northern Hotel. Due to the recent passing away of my mother it was a difficult time for us and the excellent level of personal attention which appeared to be the norm for both yourself and your staff made a big difference to our visit. We have stayed in many hotels in Aberdeen and we can say with some authority that you are way out in front in the manner in which you treat your guests. we will remember this next time we need to stay in Aberdeen.

John H. Mackenzie


"On behalf of the entire EIC team, I would like to say a huge thank you to you and all of your colleagues at the Aberdeen Northern Hotel for all your help and hospitality last week.

We really enjoyed staying at your hotel and you went the extra mile to ensure that we were all happy and comfortable."


"We all look forward to staying with you again in the future." 

Raelene Rifkind

"A very warm thank you, to the staff and the manager of The Aberdeen Northern Hotel, for a fantastic weekend. We were treated like royals, and the service and the friendliness was fantastic.

A special thanks goes to the manager for his performance on Saturday evening. 

We are looking forward to see you all again".


Olaf Hovland


"I have stayed at the hotel for a period of 8-10 weeks now and have enjoyed my time immensely, unfortunately i have just had it confirmed that as of today i will no longer be staying at the hotel, I honestly thought we would have stayed longer but this option has been taken out of my hands so i would like to take this opportunity to thank all the staff for making me very welcome over this period".

Jimmy Andrews









1 Great Northern Road, Aberdeen AB24 3PS, Scotland, UK
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