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Be My Guest, at Skene House Apartments Aberdeen

  Be My Guest, at Skene House Apartments Aberdeen:- When you’re a guest somewhere it’s nice to feel special and, simultaneously, feel at home. First impressions also matter. At Skene House we’ve designed Guest Lounges to impress you, and to enable you to welcome others. Our Guest Lounges are individually decorated. Internationally renowned designers have […]

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    Farmers Markets and Artisan Food in Aberdeen

    If you’re looking for foodie experiences in Aberdeen then rest assured: with our coastal location the Granite City can offer seafood, as well a great larder of beef, game and dairy due to the rich agricultural history and fertile land surrounding us. Skene House offers guests one bedroom suites, or two or three bedroom apartments, […]

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    40 Reasons PAs Should Book Skene House!

      It’s our 40th anniversary! Skene House has been offering quality, serviced apartments and suites in Aberdeen for four decades. Over the years we’ve liaised with PAs from vast global businesses and small family companies, booking in and looking after staff on essential business trips. From creatives, managers and astronauts, to dancers or teams straight off […]

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    What’s New in Aberdeen

      Operating in Aberdeen for forty years Skene House has seen a lot of changes and enjoyed many new trends. Whilst, naturally, we love shouting about our stylish serviced one bedroom suites, and two or three bedroom apartments, we also love sharing what’s new and exciting in the Granite City, and we feel it’s important […]

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    Living Rooms for Living, at Skene House, Aberdeen

      One Size does not Fit All at Skene House in Aberdeen. You’re an individual, and our suites and apartments are as unique as you are. We believe that life is for living, and cramming our guests into a hotel room just isn’t our style.  We offer one bedroom suites, and two and three bedroom apartments, each with their own furnished […]

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    A Celebration of City Living with Skene House

    For decades cities have been viewed as centres of commerce, for the young, for couples, for transient workers. Many people (especially young families) chose to move to the countryside or a suburb to settle down. But it’s all changing. For forty years Skene House has made guests at home in the heart of Aberdeen City […]

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    40 Years of Style at Skene House – with David Hicks

      In 2019 Skene House celebrates its 40th anniversary, and we’re also celebrating 40 years of style. We’ve always done things differently and, when we started out, engaging the most exciting and cutting-edge designers of their time seemed the natural choice. At Skene House we were offering the UK’s first one, two and three bedroom […]

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    Breakfast of Champions – Breakfast/Brunch in Aberdeen

      When the Herald newspaper rounded up the best brunches in Scotland, Skene House was delighted to see Aberdeen’s Sand Dollar, down on the beach front, taking a coveted place in the Top Ten. Known not only for its yogurts, overnight oats and Full Scottish Vegan breakfast, as well as its sea views, Sand Dollar is a relaxed, family-friendly […]

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    Dog-Friendly Aberdeen – Skene House, Aberdeen

      Skene House is a home from home. This means you can bring your entire family along with you, including beloved four-legged friends. So if you received a much longed-for puppy this Christmas, feel free to bring them with you to the dog-friendly Skene House. Skene House offers one, two or three bedroom suites, with […]

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    Celebrating 40 years of Doing Things Differently at Skene House Aberdeen

      2019 is a special year, as we celebrate a BIG anniversary at Skene House, Aberdeen. And what a journey it’s been. Over four decades ago Charles Skene CBE saw the city of Aberdeen changing before his eyes, as hundreds of families relocated to the region, thanks to the oil rush off the coast of the Granite City. […]

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    There’s Room at the Inn – Family Accommodation in Skene House, Aberdeen

    Seeking family accommodation in Aberdeen? Christmas and Hogmanay are about being with the people you love, bringing families together in a way that ensures peace and harmony, rather than festive fury and fall outs! At Skene House we can fit you in, whether it’s Christmas or any other time of the year, and we can […]

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