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Hotel Aberdeen Arms (Tarland, United Kingdom)


Hotel Aberdeen Arms (Tarland, United Kingdom)

About Aberdeen Arms

Aberdeen Arms has been offering accommodation, food and drink since 1810. Featuring free Wi-Fi, this hotel is one hour from Aberdeen. All six rooms have been tastefully renovated, and have various bed configurations, including one room with three single beds. An ensuite bathroom is located in every room. Tea and coffee making facilities are available, as well as flat-screen TVs with DVD. Rooms are serviced daily. Guests can count on staying warm thanks to the environmentally-friendly central heating, and why not cozy up with a movie from the DVD library? Aberdeen Arms can accommodate functions up to 100 people. A pub and restaurant is located onsite serving traditional fare and award-winning ales. There is also a Chinese food delivery restaurant in the hotel. Located in the middle of Tarves, Aberdeen Arms is close to Country Park and the ruins of Tolquhon Castle. Other nearby points of interest include the riverside town of Ellon.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym

Rating overview

  • Location
    Very good  8.2 / 10
  • Rooms
    Fair  7.0 / 10
  • Service
    Good  7.7 / 10

Positive Reviews


Welcoming hosts.

Guests had nothing bad to say about attentive staff that were friendly and hospitable. Staff had a knack for making guests feel at home, and many visitors to Aberdeen Arms found this to be their favourite thing about the hotel.


Delicious food.

You won't have to go far to indulge in a first rate meal. Guests described their food as satisfying, including piping hot dinners with at least one beer on tap brewed in-house. Visitors to this hotel were also treated to a breakfast, with a selection of cereals to start, followed by a hot meal cooked to order.


Great for groups.

Many guests commented that they were able to find a room that suited their needs at Aberdeen Arms. Three friends travelling together? No problem. Accompanied by a child? No problem. The hotel has unconventional room configurations that may not be found in other establishments.

Negative Reviews


Light sleepers be warned.

It seems the lively Aberdeen Arms can be quite noisy at times. Thin walls and older architecture don't do much to muffle the boisterous sounds emanating from the pub below. From live music, to slamming doors, to general talking, some guests were disappointed that silence wasn't an option until well after midnight.


Interesting smells.

While not entirely bad, a few guests were let down by the smells of dinner wafting into their rooms. If you don't want to rouse your appetite, or would prefer not to smell cooking late at night, this might not be the hotel for you.


Cleanliness could be an issue.

With recently renovated rooms comes a fresh start, and the majority of guests felt that their quarters were neat and tidy. However, mixed reviews regarding the cleanliness of Aberdeen Arms exist, ranging from feeling like rooms were impeccably clean, to needing a deep clean immediately. Complaints were mainly centred around surface dust and cobwebs, but some felt it was worth commenting on.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Express check-in
  2. Parking
  3. Pets allowed
  4. Hotel bar
Room amenities
  1. Shower
  2. Television
  3. Central heating
  4. Electric kettle
Sports facilities
  1. Bike rental
  2. Golf course
  3. Skiing
  4. Hiking trail
  1. Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


31 The Square, , AB34 4TX , Tarland , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1339)881225 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Aberdeen Arms

  • Is there a pool area at Aberdeen Arms?

    No, Aberdeen Arms doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Aberdeen Arms?

    Yes, Aberdeen Arms has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at Aberdeen Arms?

    Yes, Aberdeen Arms provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Aberdeen Arms?

    Check-in at Aberdeen Arms is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Aberdeen Arms located?

    Aberdeen Arms is located in 31 The Square,, AB34 4TX, Tarland, United Kingdom.

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