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Aberdeen Instagram Blog Post

Instagram round-up #Aberdeen

This week on the blog we’re celebrating our favourite photos of Aberdeen City & Shire from Instagram. What better way to show you the delights of our neighbourhood than by sharing stories of locals and visitors and what makes Aberdeen so special for them. @elizamayumi living it up on Aberdeen Beach verão tem que ter… […]

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    Wedding Accommodation Sorted

     Wedding season is upon us and Skene House is an extremely popular destination for bridal party and wedding guests’ overnight accommodation…in fact, we can accommodate up to 589 guests! With three city centre locations and each only a 30 minute drive from many popular wedding venues on the outskirts of the city centre, Skene House […]

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    Travel Tips from Dads

    To finish off this month’s family theme and remembering Father’s Day earlier this month, we asked dads at Skene House (members of the team) what they think about when planning family travel, and here’s a few of their top tips… >” If it’s not mentioned on the website then call the hotel or serviced apartment […]

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    Father's Day Restaurant Guide

    Father’s Day Restaurant Guide

      Father’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to get the family together than a stay at one of our Skene House Apartment Hotels and dinner out at one of our partner restaurants. Reserve your stay in a family apartment between 17th – 19th June and take advantage of our Father’s […]

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      The sun is out, the gardens are in full bloom, summer is here and the granite facades of Skene House Apartment Hotels are looking sparkly. There couldn’t be a better time to visit Aberdeen and its lush countryside surroundings. What’s more with Father’s day just around the corner we thought we would give you […]

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    Skene House Conference Suites

    Meetings and Events: Your questions answered

      Our meetings and events coordinator Melissa Montgomery answers your frequently asked questions on booking meetings and events space at Skene House Rosemount. Q. What is included in the meeting room hire? Our room hire rate includes: • Conference room hire set up according to your requirements • Complimentary internet access • Still and sparkling […]

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    Skene House Conference Suites

    Let’s hear it from our customers

      Skene House’s meeting rooms, located at Skene House Rosemount, 96 Rosemount Viaduct, opened its doors in the summer of 2008 and has grown in popularity to the stage where it welcomed around 4000 delegates last year alone. During May, we are bringing you a behind-the-scenes look at our contemporary event spaces. This month you’ll […]

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    Skene House Meeting Rooms

    What makes a successful event?

    What I’ve learned… Melissa Montgomery, Skene House’s Meetings and Events Coordinator, shares with us the key success factors for meetings or events based on her experience of working with many different clients over the last year. While the following tips seem like common sense, these simple points, if followed, will result in a successful event/meeting/training […]

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    Staycation at Skene House


      With so much to do in Aberdeen over the coming months, why go anywhere else? Forget the long journeys, airport struggles and of course the expense of going abroad. When you feel you need a break from it all, pack up the car or jump on the train to Aberdeen and discover the delights […]

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    Surf Aberdeen

    Coastal Cool

    Surprising things to do along Aberdeen’s coast… We love to provide our guests with inspiring itineraries to help you make the most of your visit to Aberdeen. This week on the blog we’re exploring the coastal areas of Aberdeen, from its urban beaches to tempting ice-cream parlours. The beach is within easy reach of any […]

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    Aberdeen City Break

    Aberdeen City Break

      Fantastic Scottish cuisine, an excellent choice of popular high street shopping, a city buzzing with bars and entertainment…just some of the reasons why Aberdeen makes the perfect weekend city break in Scotland. Skene House Apartment Hotels are ideal for getting a group of friends or family together, or for couples looking for a well […]

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