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Skene House, Aberdeen – Where Customer Service Exceeds Expectations

  When Skene House was established nearly 40 years ago it shunned the one-size-fits-all approach typical of many chain hotels. Excellent customer service, family-focus and North East loyalty have been our core messages since day one. Treating each individual guest as, well, an individual, with their own individual requirements, needs and lifestyle, is still at the […]

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Family First in Aberdeen

  When Skene House launched in 1979, founder Charles Skene CBE, OBE and MBA, put his head above the parapet and offered something new. Stepping away from the traditional hotel model, Skene House offered a home from home, luxury suites with self-catering facilities. A new style of accommodation in Aberdeen and across the UK was […]

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  Charles Skene, founder of the Skene Group, was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list on Thursday 8 February 2018, for services […]

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Birthday Honours for Charles Skene

Charles Skene, founder of the Skene Group, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list for services to business and enterprise promotion: […]

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The Glamour of Graduation with Skene House

You’ve worked for years, burnt the midnight oil and the relief and joy of actually graduating is just around the corner. The graduation ceremony is […]

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TripAdvisor Awards of Excellence

WOW! We can’t quite believe the amazing support that we have had from our guests leaving a heap of fantastic reviews which have led to […]

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