Ballater is a great location to base your holiday in Aberdeenshire. Whether you plan to stay local and just enjoy the excellent facilities offered by these Ballater hotels or just use the hotel as a base to explore what Aberdeenshire has to offer.
If you can't find what you are looking for in Ballater then you can always widen your search to other towns for hotels in Aberdeenshire.
The Deeside Hotel - Featured in the Good Hotel Guide 2011, the Deeside Hotel is set in an acre of grounds in picturesque Ballater, offering free homemade biscuits and an impressive whisky collection. The individually designed rooms each offer unique charm. All feature a hospitality tray with tea, fresh coffee, mineral water and hot chocolate. The Conservatory Restaurant serves a traditional Scottish menu, using seasonal, local produce and organic ingredients. Most of the fresh produce and herbs are grown in the Victorian greenhouse and vegetable gardens. The Deeside Hotel also features a comfortable lounge bar, with open log fires and traditional leather sofas. There is a choice of over 40 Scottish whiskies and real ales available, alongside other beverages and light snacks. The Deeside Hotel Ballater is surrounded by beautiful scenery with mountain and riverside walks literally outside. Balmoral Castle is just 6 miles away, and the Glenshee and Lecht ski resorts are just a 30-minute drive away.
45 Braemar Road,
Hilton Craigendarroch Hotel - In the Cairngorms National Park, this luxurious country house is 8 miles from Balmoral Castle and has a swimming pool, a beauty spa, gym and tennis court. Hilton Craigendarroch also has a squash court, sauna and steam room. The Oaks Restaurant offers fine dining, with fresh seafood and Highland beef. The more informal Club House Restaurant has views of the Dee Valley from the patio. The bar has a real log fire. The Lecht ski area is 25 miles away, and there are local walks nearby. Stylish and comfortable rooms have 32-inch flat-screen TVs. Some rooms at Hilton Craigendarroch Hotel have mountain views.
If you would prefer more space or the flexibility of a self catering holiday in Aberdeenshire then why not have a look at the large choice of cottages, apartments, lodges and holiday caravans available in Aberdeenshire. If you are looking for a lower cost alternative to hotels then you may like to consider a Aberdeenshire B&B or hostel..