2 Best Hotels in Banchory, Aberdeen and the Northeast

Banchory Lodge

$$ | Dee St., Banchory, AB31 5HS, Scotland Fodor's Choice

Right on the River Dee, this Georgian lodge offers the lovely touches you expect at a luxury hotel, but at a moderate cost. Guest rooms are all different but share tweed and tartan flourishes and hillside hues. There's a laid-back atmosphere in the bar and conservatory restaurant. The decked outdoor dining area is delightful for breakfast or evening drinks.

Pros

  • A warm welcome
  • Great bar
  • Excellent food and afternoon teas

Cons

  • Popular for weddings
  • Room sizes vary
  • No elevators so might be an issue for those with mobility issues
Dee St., Banchory, AB31 5HS, Scotland
01330-822625
hotel Details
28 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Tor Na Coille Country House

$$ | Inchmarlo Rd., Banchory, AB314AB, Scotland
Built as an Edwardian plutocrat's Highland retreat, this mock-baronial mansion hosted Charlie Chaplin and a clutch of small-time European bluebloods in its heyday. Located on the outskirts of Banchory, it sits proudly within its own wooded grounds and tries very hard to evoke its past grandeur with ultraposh rooms, some with four-poster or sleigh beds, freestanding roll-top baths, and other period touches. Fans of Downton Abbey will love it.

Pros

  • Very classy restaurant
  • Incredibly good value at times
  • Salmon fishing on the River Dee

Cons

  • Slightly corporate feel
  • Sometimes overrun with wedding guests
  • Some way from town center
Inchmarlo Rd., Banchory, AB314AB, Scotland
01330-822242
hotel Details
25 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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