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"Got booked in early, single room was clean and very comfortable bed, TV failed to work, sound only, electric shower so hot water all the time, radia ... " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 22 May 2017

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us they enjoy Huntly Arms's good location. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Aboyne Golf Club. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus a restaurant. Built in 1432, this 3-star hotel has 50 rooms over 4 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like satellite TV channels and a coffee maker in each room.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV, room service (during limited hours) and coffee/tea makers
  • Free WiFi in some public areas
  • Free self-parking and extended parking
  • Enjoy local cuisine while dining at Grill Room
  • Continental breakfast served weekends for a fee
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage and wedding services
  • On-site recreation includes tennis courts
  • Guests have good things to say about the accommodation for the spaciousness and overall comfort
  • Just a 1-minute drive from Aboyne Golf Club and 6 minutes from Cairngorms National Park
  • Dogs welcome for a fee

Double Room Single Use

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Triple Room

Bed Count 3 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Single Room

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Twin Room (Single Use)

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Huntly Arms ratings based on 4 verified reviews

Review Summary
2.2 out of 5 2.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Huntly Arms

Everyone (4)
1 out of 5
The reviews said it all, but I didn't think it could be that bad; it was worse! Booked in eventually following nightmarish journey and needing a good rest. Room given was small double, stunk as if someone had just used the toilet! Went to get into bed and side of floor was soaked. When I complained to the manager, said the radiator was obviously leaking as a towel had been put over the pipe, he said he knew but he couldn't get it fixed yet. He said it was only next to the bed not the whole floor. I asked for any other room.

Posted by on 30 Dec 2018

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4 out of 5

Old hotel just needs some tlc

Got booked in early, single room was clean and very comfortable bed, TV failed to work, sound only, electric shower so hot water all the time, radiator had no way of turning on or off as the taps were missing, I was there for a motorcycle rally, so small problems didn't bother me. The staff and the food made up for everything.

Posted by , from perth on 22 May 2017

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2 out of 5

Very Poor

Location: Aboyne is in the Braemar area,which is a busy tourist area. However, I really did not think we had hotels like this in Scotland anymore!
Phoned through the week to ask for an early check in as we were attending a wedding in the area. Also asked if the refurbishment was finished as we had seen some terrible reviews due to decoration etc. we were assured it should be finished. On arrival the receptionist charged us although it clearly said on our confirmation that payment had been taken. We phoned e.bookers who quickly sorted it out and we got our money refunded. Overall the hotel was obviously still under refurbishment. There was lots of obviously new pieces of furniture and furnishings, but the lobbies and stairs were badly needing to be upgraded. There new beds, but a tear in the duvet cover. Anomalies like this were to be seen throughout. There was no heating in the room, and no hot water. Essentials for our wedding attendance. On complaining we were told the pump was to be replaced through the day, and would be fine on our return. Hot water was there when we returned, but no heating. Others that we knew staying did have heating , but no control over it and it was too hot! People actually checked out in the evening as they had a baby with them and it was too cold. On a positive- the breakfast was quite good, and the waitress was friendly. Really cannot recommend this hotel as it was basically a shambles.

Posted by on 23 Oct 2016

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2 out of 5

Tries to look stylish but fails with the basics.

Cons: Staff quality and quantity Hotel infrastructure
At first we were surprised about the modern looks inside the hotel during check-in and hoped for the best. When we then went to our room we were already greated with a hot house like environment as all radiators on our corridor were apparently working at full power, which resulted in an overly warm room. Apparently we were not the only ones, which noticed this issue, because when we informed the reception, they told us, that the boiler was already turned off. In the room itself we noticed, that the new wallpapers were not properly hanged at the top was already coming loose. Then in the morning we had the issue, that our shower did not provide any hot water. Afterwards the situation was not improved by us having to wait around 15 minutes before we could order our hot breakfast. Overall we think that the staff was overwhelmed and while the look was kind of style-ish, the infrastructure is rather lacking.

Posted by on 4 Jun 2017

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. The eco-friendly Huntly Arms also features a garden, dry cleaning/laundry services, and room service (during limited hours). Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3-star Aboyne hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 50 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Built in 1432
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Aberdeen (ABZ) (44.9 km / 27.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and extended parking

Room Amenities

Huntly Arms offers 50 forms of accommodation with free newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include baths or showers and complimentary toiletries. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a continental breakfast on weekends from 8 AM and 10 AM.

Grill Room – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and only serves breakfast.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 5.00 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Staffed front desk

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 5.95 for adults and GBP 3.95 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 5.00 per pet, per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Huntly Arms
  • Huntly Arms Aboyne
  • Huntly Arms Hotel
  • Huntly Arms Hotel Aboyne
  • Huntly Arms Aboyne, Scotland
  • Huntly Arms Aboyne Scotland
  • Huntly Arms Hotel
  • Huntly Arms Aboyne
  • Huntly Arms Hotel Aboyne

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

  • Green Tourism Programme
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