Where to Stay: Hotels in Deeside

The following are some of the accommodation providers in the area which cater for anglers. Their telephone numbers are listed, so that you can contact them directly. Alternatively, you can ask the local tourist board for a copy of their excellent accommodation guide.

Other options: B&Bs/Guest Houses or Self Catering Accommodation

HOTELS IN DEESIDE
The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa
Pitfodels
5*
The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa,PitfodelsThe Marcliffe Hotel and Spa is Aberdeens only 5 star VisitScotland hotel as is set in scenic Royal Deeside but only 3 miles from the centre of Aberdeen. With 40 rooms and suites the hotel is designed as a restful, elegant refuge for both the business and leisure traveller. For Scottish Beef (aged a minimum of 35 days) and cut to suit, along with local fish, lobster and seafood, you need go no further than the Conservatory Restaurant. To complement your dining experience, you may choose from a very interesting and extensive wine list with over 400 bins. Should you desire an after-dinner digestive, why not sample one of 100 plus single Malts from the Drawing Room Bar.01224 861000
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The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa
Pitfodels
5*
The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa,Pitfodels01224 861000
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The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa is Aberdeens only 5 star VisitScotland hotel as is set in scenic Royal Deeside but only 3 miles from the centre of Aberdeen. With 40 rooms and suites the hotel is designed as a restful, elegant refuge for both the business and leisure traveller. For Scottish Beef (aged a minimum of 35 days) and cut to suit, along with local fish, lobster and seafood, you need go no further than the Conservatory Restaurant. To complement your dining experience, you may choose from a very interesting and extensive wine list with over 400 bins. Should you desire an after-dinner digestive, why not sample one of 100 plus single Malts from the Drawing Room Bar.
Maryculter House Hotel
near Aberdeen
Maryculter House Hotel,near AberdeenA warm Scottish welcome awaits you in this charming, privately owned country house (dating from 12th century). Set in beautiful landscaped grounds, nestling on the banks of the River Dee in Royal Deeside, home of Scotland's castle, golf and whisky trails01224 732124
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Maryculter House Hotel
near Aberdeen
Maryculter House Hotel,near Aberdeen01224 732124
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A warm Scottish welcome awaits you in this charming, privately owned country house (dating from 12th century). Set in beautiful landscaped grounds, nestling on the banks of the River Dee in Royal Deeside, home of Scotland's castle, golf and whisky trails
The Old Mill Inn
Maryculter
The Old Mill Inn,MaryculterAn historic 200 year old family run country inn only 5 miles west of Aberdeen, on the edge of the famous River Dee. The hotel has been extensively refurbished to provide a high level of comfort and personal service in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.01224 733212
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The Old Mill Inn
Maryculter
The Old Mill Inn,Maryculter01224 733212
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An historic 200 year old family run country inn only 5 miles west of Aberdeen, on the edge of the famous River Dee. The hotel has been extensively refurbished to provide a high level of comfort and personal service in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.
British Legion
Banchory
British Legion,BanchoryRavenswood has 12 bedrooms, 10 with en-suite, all with tea/coffee making facilities. Excellent dining facilities, two spacious bars, pool table and seperate snooker room.01330 822 347
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British Legion
Banchory
British Legion,Banchory01330 822 347
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Ravenswood has 12 bedrooms, 10 with en-suite, all with tea/coffee making facilities. Excellent dining facilities, two spacious bars, pool table and seperate snooker room.
Learney Arms Hotel
Nr Banchory
2*
Learney Arms Hotel,Nr BanchoryYou will be assured of a warm and friendly welcome from Mr & Mrs Johnston in their tastefully refurbished, family run hotel. Set amidst spectacular scenery, the peaceful village of Torphins is 22 miles from the centre of Aberdeen. Torphins has its own attractive 9 hole golf course and excellent bowling green.01339 882202
Learney Arms Hotel
Nr Banchory
2*
Learney Arms Hotel,Nr Banchory01339 882202
You will be assured of a warm and friendly welcome from Mr & Mrs Johnston in their tastefully refurbished, family run hotel. Set amidst spectacular scenery, the peaceful village of Torphins is 22 miles from the centre of Aberdeen. Torphins has its own attractive 9 hole golf course and excellent bowling green.
Douglas Arms Hotel
Banchory
Douglas Arms Hotel,BanchoryWelcoming family-run hotel set in the heart of Deeside, just a short walk from the banks of the River Dee. We pride ourselves on friendly service, great food, good wine & extensive selection of malt whiskies. Off-street parking.01330 822547
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Douglas Arms Hotel
Banchory
Douglas Arms Hotel,Banchory01330 822547
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Welcoming family-run hotel set in the heart of Deeside, just a short walk from the banks of the River Dee. We pride ourselves on friendly service, great food, good wine & extensive selection of malt whiskies. Off-street parking.
Boat Inn
Aboyne
Boat Inn,AboyneA Scottish Inn situated right on the banks of the River Dee in Aboyne, Royal Deeside. Providers of first class hotel accommodation in Aboyne, It has retained many original features such as exposed granite fireplaces and internal pine work. The Boat inn has 6 comfortable bedrooms and is a favourite destination for visiting anglers offering competitively priced accommodation and great food. 01339 886137
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Boat Inn
Aboyne
Boat Inn,Aboyne01339 886137
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A Scottish Inn situated right on the banks of the River Dee in Aboyne, Royal Deeside. Providers of first class hotel accommodation in Aboyne, It has retained many original features such as exposed granite fireplaces and internal pine work. The Boat inn has 6 comfortable bedrooms and is a favourite destination for visiting anglers offering competitively priced accommodation and great food.
Banchory Lodge
Banchory
4*
Banchory Lodge,BanchoryA beautiful Georgian mansion set amidst lush tree-lined gardens on the banks of the River Dee and mouth of the River Feugh, offering breath taking garden and river views. Banchory Lodge offers 22 spacious, individually furnished en suite bedrooms where the true meaning 'of a good night's sleep' is re-discovered. Our Lounge and Dining Room offer mouth watering, soul satisfying food. Complimentary WI-FI is also available. Whether visiting for lunch or dinner or staying the night, the team, at Banchory Lodge offer the warmest Royal Deeside greeting.01330 822625
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Banchory Lodge
Banchory
4*
Banchory Lodge,Banchory01330 822625
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A beautiful Georgian mansion set amidst lush tree-lined gardens on the banks of the River Dee and mouth of the River Feugh, offering breath taking garden and river views. Banchory Lodge offers 22 spacious, individually furnished en suite bedrooms where the true meaning 'of a good night's sleep' is re-discovered. Our Lounge and Dining Room offer mouth watering, soul satisfying food. Complimentary WI-FI is also available. Whether visiting for lunch or dinner or staying the night, the team, at Banchory Lodge offer the warmest Royal Deeside greeting.
Loch Kinord Hotel
Dinnet
3*
Loch Kinord Hotel,DinnetThe Loch Kinord Hotel is THE place to stay whist fishing the Dee. This family run and managed former Victorian hotel offers open fires, fine dining & wines and a great selection of Malt Whisky. Only 2 minutes from the river bank and ideally located for the Upper and Middle beats, especially Dinnet & Glen Tanar water. Everything for the angler is provided including rod storage and boot drying, and flexible meal times. Also packed lunches or riverside catering is possible. The hotel has 19 bedrooms which are being regularly upgraded to a high standard of decor and facilities including free WiFi throughout. Also on the grounds, self catering log cabins offer additional accommodation and ideal for weeklong or short stays. Whether travelling as an individual or a group, you will be guaranteed a warm welcome at the Loch Kinord Hotel. Please ask for our special 7 night fishing package as these rates are not promoted elsewhere!01339 885229
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Loch Kinord Hotel
Dinnet
3*
Loch Kinord Hotel,Dinnet01339 885229
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The Loch Kinord Hotel is THE place to stay whist fishing the Dee. This family run and managed former Victorian hotel offers open fires, fine dining & wines and a great selection of Malt Whisky. Only 2 minutes from the river bank and ideally located for the Upper and Middle beats, especially Dinnet & Glen Tanar water. Everything for the angler is provided including rod storage and boot drying, and flexible meal times. Also packed lunches or riverside catering is possible. The hotel has 19 bedrooms which are being regularly upgraded to a high standard of decor and facilities including free WiFi throughout. Also on the grounds, self catering log cabins offer additional accommodation and ideal for weeklong or short stays. Whether travelling as an individual or a group, you will be guaranteed a warm welcome at the Loch Kinord Hotel. Please ask for our special 7 night fishing package as these rates are not promoted elsewhere!
Feughside Inn
Strachan by Banchory
Feughside Inn,Strachan by BanchoryDonald & Catherine Callander welcome you to the Feughside Inn Hotel situated on the quiet, picturesque banks of the Feugh. The Feughside Inn Hotel is a serene getaway in the Royal Deeside. Whether your stay is for business or pleasure, you'll be warmly welcomed. The hotel is a convenient 30 minute drive from Aberdeen, a bustling city with lot's of things to do and see. Visit Ballater, Balmoral castle, enjoy walks, fishing and golf or just soak up the scenery. Eight very comfortable rooms with meals served in our conservatory restaurant. 01330 850225
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Feughside Inn
Strachan by Banchory
Feughside Inn,Strachan by Banchory01330 850225
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Donald & Catherine Callander welcome you to the Feughside Inn Hotel situated on the quiet, picturesque banks of the Feugh. The Feughside Inn Hotel is a serene getaway in the Royal Deeside. Whether your stay is for business or pleasure, you'll be warmly welcomed. The hotel is a convenient 30 minute drive from Aberdeen, a bustling city with lot's of things to do and see. Visit Ballater, Balmoral castle, enjoy walks, fishing and golf or just soak up the scenery. Eight very comfortable rooms with meals served in our conservatory restaurant.
The Commercial Hotel
Tarland
The Commercial Hotel,TarlandSituated just 5 minutes drive away from the River Dee the Commercial is a very popular venue for visiting anglers looking for an excellent base whilst on Deeside. There are friendly staff waiting to give you a warm welcome and ensure you have an enjoyable stay. The hotel caters for groups of up to 8 anglers in very comfortable newly refurbished rooms to a high standard, with en-suite facilities and a Visit Scotland 3 star rating. There is quality dining using top local fresh produce and a Sunday carvery with meals served all day, until very late to suit your angling day as the owners are keen anglers themselves. There are 3 bars and a beer garden, pool table, large screen TV and Freeview in all the rooms as well as free wifi internet connectivity. There are drying and laundry facilities as well as rod storage and secure car parking and pets are welcome. Please view our website on the link provided.01339 881922
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The Commercial Hotel
Tarland
The Commercial Hotel,Tarland01339 881922
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Situated just 5 minutes drive away from the River Dee the Commercial is a very popular venue for visiting anglers looking for an excellent base whilst on Deeside. There are friendly staff waiting to give you a warm welcome and ensure you have an enjoyable stay. The hotel caters for groups of up to 8 anglers in very comfortable newly refurbished rooms to a high standard, with en-suite facilities and a Visit Scotland 3 star rating. There is quality dining using top local fresh produce and a Sunday carvery with meals served all day, until very late to suit your angling day as the owners are keen anglers themselves. There are 3 bars and a beer garden, pool table, large screen TV and Freeview in all the rooms as well as free wifi internet connectivity. There are drying and laundry facilities as well as rod storage and secure car parking and pets are welcome. Please view our website on the link provided.
Tor Na Coille Hotel
Banchory
Tor Na Coille Hotel,BanchoryThe hotel has 25 individually styled rooms that have all been fully refurbished yet each has its own character and distinct charm enhanced by the period furniture and unique shape with the majority of them enjoying views of the grounds and surrounding countryside. They are equipped with modern amenities including digital TV, wi-fi, hairdryer, iron and board along with bathrobes, toiletries and hospitality tray. There are a selection of rooms that include classic, deluxe, master deluxe and suites each with something that makes it unique whether it’s the four poster, sleigh bed, rolltop bath, spectacular fireplace, or just the sheer size and space. Head Chef, Colin Lyall and his team have built up an enviable reputation for producing quality dishes to a consistent standard, combining both contemporary and classic favourites in an innovative way, using the best seasonal and locally sourced produce from Aberdeenshire and Royal Deeside. The hotel has two dining areas to choose from and the same menu is offered in both. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the classic contemporary styled lounge area with its large sofas and comfortable soft chairs, enjoying views of the grounds and surrounding countryside. In the winter months cosy up beside the burning log fire. 01330 822242
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Tor Na Coille Hotel
Banchory
Tor Na Coille Hotel,Banchory01330 822242
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The hotel has 25 individually styled rooms that have all been fully refurbished yet each has its own character and distinct charm enhanced by the period furniture and unique shape with the majority of them enjoying views of the grounds and surrounding countryside. They are equipped with modern amenities including digital TV, wi-fi, hairdryer, iron and board along with bathrobes, toiletries and hospitality tray. There are a selection of rooms that include classic, deluxe, master deluxe and suites each with something that makes it unique whether it’s the four poster, sleigh bed, rolltop bath, spectacular fireplace, or just the sheer size and space. Head Chef, Colin Lyall and his team have built up an enviable reputation for producing quality dishes to a consistent standard, combining both contemporary and classic favourites in an innovative way, using the best seasonal and locally sourced produce from Aberdeenshire and Royal Deeside. The hotel has two dining areas to choose from and the same menu is offered in both. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the classic contemporary styled lounge area with its large sofas and comfortable soft chairs, enjoying views of the grounds and surrounding countryside. In the winter months cosy up beside the burning log fire.

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