Royal Deeside Hotel Accommodation – Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms, Scotland

Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms’ hotels offer every conceivable comfort with great food and top class dining as well as a whole range of leisure and corporate facilities. Click on the business listings section above for a selection of some of our top local hotels.

There are a wide range of top class hotels in Aboyne, Braemar, Ballater, Banchory and Strathdon.

Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms DMO works with the top hotels in the area. To find out more about any hotel or to contact them, or book through their website, please select the list below which is in alphabetical order.

Deeside Inn – Ballater

The Deeside Inn is situated in the heart of Ballater. The panelled entrance and warm log fires instantly demonstrate its friendly, “home away from home” atmosphere. The Deeside Inn is perfect for relaxing after a hard day’s sight-seeing in Deeside. The accommodation offers competitive and flexible short break packages and dining. We close for the winter as of October 29, 2011 and we hope that you will come and stay with us when we reopen March 23, 2012! Contact us any time via our website for information and bookings.

Lodge on the Loch – Restaurant, Spa Hotel & Golf

Lochside Restaurant & Bistro Bar – Golf Course and Boutique Hotel Accommodation. Dinner, Bar Supper, Bistro and Kids menus offering a wide range of food with the option of casual eating on our balcony. Members of Eat Scotland. Full restaurant and bar services to residents and non residents. Newly opened accommmodation and a spa and has some of the best views in Aberdeenshire – facing west over Aboyne Loch. Conference facilities. Try your hand on the superb 9 hole golf course.

Glen Lui Hotel – Ballater

19-bedroom hotel set in 2 acres of woodland ground in the heart of Ballater, Royal Deeside with wonderful views across the golf course to majestic Lochnagar in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park. Our restaurant prepares dishes to order using fresh, local ingredients. Stuuning views and extensive gardens. Conference facilities and coffees.

  • Invercauld Road, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, AB35 5RP
  • Tel: 01339 755402
  • Email: [email protected]

Banchory Lodge Hotel

A beautiful Georgian mansion set amidst lush tree-lined gardens on the banks of the River Dee, offering breathtaking garden and river views. Banchory Lodge offers sumptuous bedrooms where the true meaning ‘of a good night’s sleep’ is re-discovered, mouth watering, soul satisfying food and the warmest Royal Deeside greeting.

Whether visiting for lunch or dinner, staying the night or planning for a wedding or corporate event, the team, at Banchory Lodge looks forward to welcoming you.

Moorfield House Hotel – Braemar

This charming family run hotel sits in a secluded location in the historic village of Braemar and overlooks the famous ‘Braemar Highland Games Gathering’ arena. Recently refurbished to a high standard the hotel offers a warm and friendly welcome, comfortable accommodation, a first class dining experience and is the ideal base for outdoor activities all year round.There is ample parking in our private car park for cars, Mini Buses and motorcycles. We also have ample drying facilities for wet clothing and storage for bikes. Our fully licensed restaurant (open to the public) has been awarded 3* by Visit Scotland, why not discover why we have a growing reputation for the quality and exceptional value of our freshly cooked and locally sourced menu.

Fife Arms Hotel

Situated on the banks of the Clunie Water, The Fife Arms Hotel (originally called the “Hunters’ Fife Arms”) is believed to have been built in the 19th Century by the Duke of Fife for use as a hunting lodge. Over the years, the hotel has been sympathetically extended and now dominates the centre of the village.

The hotel has 78 bedrooms and boasts a fine lounge which has a magnificent open fire with the original coat of arms of the Duke of Fife above it. In addition to the restaurant, which overlooks The Clunie Water, the hotel also has a coffee shop (serving light lunches) and the bar also serves evening meals.

The hotel is also the centre of village life, having its only public bar which is open all year round and has Sky sports available.

  • Mar Road, Braemar, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5YL
  • Tel: 013397 41927
  • Email: [email protected]

Raemoir House Hotel – Banchory

Scotland’s Country House Hotel of the Year 2011 and 2012, Raemoir is one of the finest in the Highlands and famed for its ambience and hospitality since it opened in 1943. Personally run by Neil and Julie Rae the secluded and tranquil 3 Star, 2 Rosette, Michelin recommended, 20 bedroom hotel is surrounded by 3,500 acres of stunning countryside yet Aberdeen and its international airport are less than 25 minutes away. Booking is highly recommended especially for the indulgent Afternoon Teas and for the Dining Room served by Masterchef of Great Britain David Littlewood and his award winning brigade.

The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa

Further afield and on the North Deeside Road at Pitfodels in Aberdeen we are pleased to be associated with The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa which is a 5 star luxury hotel set in 11 acres of wooded grounds. With 35 Rooms and 7 Suites this privately owned hotel is designed as a restful, elegant refuge for both the business and leisure traveller.

Green Inn

Three AA Rosettes, EatScotland Gold award-winning restaurant with rooms in the heart of Ballater. (Visit Scotland 4 Stars) Recommended by the AA Restaurant Guide, The Good Food Guide, Michelin, Scotland The Best and others. All dishes are cooked to order using fresh local produce.

Tor na Coille

A beautiful Boutique Country House Retreat in the Heart of Royal Deeside’

Secluded in acres of magnificent woodland and parkland on the edge of our pretty village of Banchory in Royal Deeside we invite you to join us as guests in our unique Country House Hotel.

Tor-na-Coille is a privately owned Victorian House with 25 individually decorated and designed Suites, Deluxe and Classic accommodation. Personally managed by Phillip J. Fleming since 2010, with a dedicated team, we work towards ensuring the unique qualities and character of ‘Our Hidden Gem’ are maintained and are proud to offer new levels of comfort and service in Deeside to all of our guests.

May it be in our Scolty Suite for a conference or private event, for overnight stays or simply for Lunch or Dinner, we are looking forward to welcoming you at Tor na Coille.

Hilton Craigendarroch

Relax in our well appointed guest rooms all decorated in cool, calm tones. Choose from a suite or deluxe room with extra amenities. There are many dining options available at the Hilton Craigendarroch from the fine dining offered at the Oaks Restaurant to the relaxing atmosphere of the Club Bar. Enjoy the pool, tennis and squash courts, work out in the fitness room or relax in the spa.

Loch Kinord Hotel – Dinnet, Aboyne

A 3-star village hotel originally built in the 19th century by Queen Victoria’s doctor. We offer 19 comfortable single, double and family rooms and are famed for our AA Rosette and Taste of Scotland dining that uses the very best of local produce. Great accommodation in this part of Scotland. There is often live folk music taking place with the Deeside Sessions. Our newly built self catering log cabins are an ideal base and each has 2 bedrooms sleeping up to 4. We have access to the River Feugh for fishing and a Ghillie who will pick up from the hotel and return back.

Potarch Hotel – by Banchory

Set on the south bank of the beautiful River Dee, surrounded by glorious countryside, a warm welcome awaits you at the Potarch Hotel.You are invited to sample true Scottish hospitality – complemented by fine wines, real ales, log fires and a wee dram! The Potarch Hotel is open under new management as of Feb 2010. Che & Nicola Mueller look forward to welcoming returning and new guests to the hotel and restaurant.The bar lounge is open from 12 pm – 9 pm Sun- Thur and 12 pm -10 pm Fri & Sat.