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The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa

Aberdeen, United Kingdom

94 Excellent 363 Reviews
Country estate with a spa, chef-prepared cuisine, afternoon tea, and classic accommodations. Close to top golf courses, castles, and distilleries, the property can arrange golf, hunting, shooting, and fishing excursions.
The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa
Nestled amongst wooded grounds on the outskirts of historic Aberdeen, The Marcliff Hotel and Spa is a luxury hotel in the Scottish countryside. Part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the property has hosted many high profile guests, including the British Royal Family, Charlton Heston, Rod Stewart, and golfer Tom Watson.

Featuring classic decor, the 40 suites and bedrooms have king size or zip-link beds, while inter-connecting rooms have double or twin beds. Accommodations have minibars, fresh fruit, biscuits, turndown, and same-day laundry and dry cleaning services.

The Marcliffe Spa offers a range of treatments designed to relax and de-stress including facials, Swedish Massage, Hot Stone, and Aromatherapy, as well as waxing, manicures, and pedicures. There's also a hair salon within the spa, as well as a range of products and packages.

The Conservatory Restaurant specializes in chef-prepared Grampian Region specialties with locally-sourced products served for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Afternoon Tea is served in the Drawing Room Bar and Lounge, along with more than 100 choice whiskies, and there's a wine cellar with more than 400 wines.

The property is part of a network of agents on Royal Deeside, providing guests with access to some of the finest golf courses, including Cruden Bay and Royal Aberdeen Golf Club, as well as hunting, shooting, and fishing destinations nearby. For visitors interested in castles, Aberdeenshire is home to 17 famous castles. There's also four distilleries: Strathisla, The Glenlivet, Glenfiddich, and Royal Lochnagar offering tours nearby.
Hotel Address:
  • The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa
  • North Deeside Road
  • Pitfodels
  • Aberdeen, AB15 9 YA
  • United Kingdom

Location Summary
The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa, is about 20 minutes from Aberdeen Airport, and 10 minutes from the Aberdeen Rail Station. Close to castles, golf, hunting, fishing, and distilleries.

Directions to Hotel
By car from the north: Enter Aberdeen on the Ellon-Aberdeen road, cross the River Don bridge, where you will reach King Street. Continue on and turn right on Union Street. At the last set of traffic lights on Union Street, turn left onto Holburn Street. At the next traffic light, turn right onto Great Western Road, and continue on through several sets of traffic lights until you reach North Deeside Road. Continue on to the Marcliffe Hotel and Spa entrance.

By car from the south: Take the main dual carriageway (A90) from Perth or Dundee. On the outskirts of Aberdeen on the A90, you will come to a roundabout at the Bridge of Dee. Continue across the bridge and proceed north through the first roundabout on the north of the bridge, following the signs for Aberdeen Airport. Turn left onto Great Western Road at the first set of traffic lights. Continue on through the next set of traffic lights for more than a half mile, to the entrance of Marcliffe Hotel and Spa.
Note Bene
Property is close to 17 famous castles and 4 distilleries.
Banquets & Meetings
6 rooms can accommodate 2 to 400 guests.
Executive Retreat
Two smaller rooms available
Child Programs
Interconnecting rooms for families.
Pets Allowed
Dogs are welcome.
Spa Facility
The Marcliffe Spa and salon.
Boats can be hired, and fishing trips arranged for fresh trout and salmon from the rivers Dee and Don
Skeet Shooting
Can be arranged locally.
Hotel is part of a network of agents on Royal Deeside, providing guests with access to some of the finest golf courses, including Cruden Bay and Royal Aberdeen Golf Club,

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pets Allowed
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Boating
    - Skeet Shooting
    - Dining
    - Fishing Fly
    - Golf Driving Range
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Hunting