Planning on a romantic holiday for two in the Scottish countryside? Or want to get the family to Banchory for an adventure-filled holiday? Maybe you just want a relaxing retreat for one, to escape reality.
No matter what your plan is, we’ve compiled a list of the best properties in Banchory!
There’s a wide range of accommodation types to choose from in Banchory. Browse our list of hotels, holiday cottages, and self-catering accommodation on offer that will fit a range of budgets and preferences.
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Hotels in Banchory
There are a great range of hotels in the idyllic town of Banchory to cater to all of your needs while still remaining within your budget!
Check out the following list of the best accommodation in Banchory…
A short 16-mile drive from Aberdeen, close to Banchory golf course, this elegant four-star country house hotel is a favourite amongst couples thanks to its amazing open fireplaces.
Enjoy the views overlooking Scolty Hill and savour incredible food made from local Scottish produce, served in the stylish, modern lounge. Tor-Na-Coille also offers free private parking!
Guests can also enjoy a full Scottish breakfast each morning, highly rated by previous guests.Check Online Availability
Banchory Lodge Hotel
Banchory Lodge is a beautiful hotel situated in an excellent, scenic location. It is located just half a mile away from the bridge over Feugh River, where you can watch the famous leaping salmon!
This stylish hotel has individually decorated en-suite rooms, with beautiful garden views and comfortable four-poster beds.
You can bring your pets along for a hike nearby, or maybe visit the tennis courts nearby.
Banchory Lodge also offers free private parking and a continental breakfast with vegetarian and gluten-free options! Dry cleaning and laundry services are also available at a small additional cost.Check Online Availability
Douglas Arms Hotel
Looking to visit Crathes Castle while in Banchory? The Douglas Arms Hotel is a mere 5km away!
Boasting en-suite rooms with a wardrobe and flat-screen TV, you can even bring your furry friend along.
Other outdoor activities can be enjoyed by guests here, such as hiking and cycling.
Enjoy free wifi, parking and a sun terrace as well as a continental breakfast-to-go each morning!Check Online Availability
Burnett Arms Hotel
Also close to Crathes Castle, the Burnett Arms Hotel’s location allows guests to enjoy some golf at the local golf course nearby. Local cafes and restaurants are a short distance away, as well as natural beauty spots such as Burn of Bennie and Scolty Hill!
Bedrooms here include a desk, TV and a wardrobe. There is also a shared lounge, restaurant and terrace to enjoy.
Guests can also make use of the luggage storage space and enjoy an a la carte breakfast each morning! Free wifi is also available for all guests on site.Check Online Availability
Ravenswood British Legion
Enjoy a game of table tennis or darts with the family at the British Legion Hotel. Close to Aberdeen Airport, guests can enjoy a wide range of activities on and off-site such as darts, live music events, and a game of golf at the nearby course.
Boasting a sun terrace and many family rooms that include a TV and a kettle, a la carte breakfast can also be enjoyed daily, including vegetarian and gluten-free options!
Ravenswood British Legion also offers free wifi a large shared lounge and a terrace.Check Online Availability
The Stag Hotel
The Stag Hotel is a great place for those looking for a hotel in a central location with its own bar.
Sing karaoke with friends or maybe have a game of darts! You can also enjoy some outdoor activities nearby, such as visit the golf course or tennis courts which are a short distance from the hotel.
Luggage storage and daily housekeeping are free services to guests, with other services such as laundry and dry cleaning at an additional charge.
This hotel features free wifi and private parking too. You can’t go wrong!Check Online Availability
Looking for a nice bed and breakfast for your stay in Banchory?
Whether you’re after a traditional Scottish breakfast, continental, or have some specific dietary requirements, read on to find the perfect place for you.
First on our list of the best Banchory bed and breakfasts is the unique and spacious Bogenraith House, which is only 11.2 miles from Aberdeen Airport.
This accommodation provides a continental breakfast each day with gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options! You can expect a 24-hour front desk service, as well as an airport shuttle service!
With en-suite bathroom facilities, Bogenraith provides complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Each room also boasts a desk, TV with a DVD player, and a kettle!
Free private parking and wifi throughout are a bonus on top of the other great facilities here.Check Online Availability
A 5-minute walk away from Lumphanan Golf Club, the Macbeth Arms is situated close to a convenience store, Aberdeen Airport, and is only 10 miles away from Cairngorms Park!
Every room has an en-suite, a flat-screen TV, and tea and coffee making facilities! Rooms with a seating area and a desk are also available on request.
Takeaway breakfast is available every day and guests can also choose from a wide selection of delicious evening meals while enjoying free wifi and parking too.Check Online Availability
Situated on the north bank of the River Dee, Lys-Na-Greyne is an elegant five-star Edwardian granite house that boasts a terrace, shared lounge and incredible garden views.
This property offers en suite bathroom facilities, with free toiletries and a hairdryer.
Relax in the gardens after a busy day exploring Banchory and then enjoy a great night’s sleep on the extremely comfortable beds here. Guests can also enjoy a continental breakfast, with vegan options available.Check Online Availability
Struan Hall is a family-run four-star B&B that is just a short 10-minute walk from historic Aboyne Castle!
Complimentary baked goods and toiletries can be enjoyed in Struan Hall’s well-decorated en-suite bedrooms.
A full Scottish breakfast is also available each morning, made with mostly locally sourced produce and with lighter options also available! Packed lunches can also be prepared upon request.
Take a stroll into Aboyne and enjoy the fun outdoor sports opportunities on offer, as well as access to the supermarket and restaurant. You can also relax in the large guest lounge that looks out onto the gardens of the property.Check Online Availability
Mill Of Dess Lodge
Located just 8.7 miles from Craigievar Castle, at Mill Of Dess Lodge you can enjoy a terrace and excellent garden views.
Each room is also complete with a TV, a private en-suite bathroom with a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Guests are also able to enjoy free wifi and private parking on-site.
If you’re looking to enjoy some outdoor activities on your visit to Banchory, hiking and cycling can be done nearby. This bed and breakfast is also pet friendly!
Mill of Dess Lodge also has full disabled access on the bottom floors!Check Online Availability
The Ship Inn
Built in 1771, The Ship Inn overlooks the picturesque Stonehaven Harbour. Situated a short distance from a golf course and swimming pool, only and a short drive from Aberdeen city centre, you’ll never be bored staying here!
The bedrooms include flat-screen TVs, facilities to make hot beverages and en-suite bathrooms with heated mirrors!
You can enjoy local seafood and steaks in the on-site restaurant, which also offers a comprehensive range of other food options.
A comprehensive selection of real ales, malt whiskies and draught beers are also available in the inviting lounge bar.Check Online Availability
Shorehead Guest House
This four-star, beachfront guest house boasts amazing views of the Stonehaven Harbour and is only a short 20-minute drive to Aberdeen Airport.
Shorehead is a stylish accommodation with a bespoke interior and silk bed linen. Breakfast is also included in the price of your room, so you can be sure you’re getting value for your money!
Each room here includes a TV with satellite channels and tea and coffee making facilities for your convenience. You can also enjoy free wifi at Shorehead.Check Online Availability
Holiday Cottages Banchory
If you’re looking for some time away from the real world on your visit to beautiful, rural Banchory, then here is a list of the top holiday cottages in the area. Whether you want some action-packed family fun or a quiet stay in the mountains, there’s something for you below!
Inchmarlo Golf Resort, Banchory Villa 26
Inchmarlo Golf Resort is located in the Grampian region of Banchory, which boasts a south-facing balcony with amazing mountain and garden views. Historic Crathes Castle is a mere 5 miles away, with Aberdeen Aiport under 16 miles!
Banchory Villa 26 has a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, a living room, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. A 43″ smart TV with satellite channels is also provided.
If views aren’t enough for you, and you want to get outdoors, activities such as hiking and skiing can be done nearby.
Baked goods, tea, coffee and more are provided on arrival. Guests can also expect free wifi and parking nearby Banchory Villa!
If you plan on visiting, recent guests would highly recommend it.Check Online Availability
Toll Bridge Lodge
This four-star chalet in the Grampian region of Banchory is in a top location, and only 3.7 miles from Crathes Castle if this historic site is on your agenda.
With 2 bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, a dining area, and a bathroom, Toll Bridge Lodge offer free parking on-site and free wifi! You can rest assured you will have everything you need, with facilities including a washing machine and flat-screen TV.
This lodge is also wheelchair friendly, as it is all located on the ground floor. It is also pet friendly and boasts an outdoor area complete with furniture, so you can take in the views, the right way!Check Online Availability
Glencommon Farm Cottage
Glencommon Farm Cottage is an entire house available for people planning to visit Banchory, and who are also looking for a great location with great views.
This quintessential holiday home is great value for money, providing free private parking and wifi to its guests. It also boasts an excellent view of Scolty Hill.
With 2 large double bedrooms, a kitchen with a dishwasher, a washing machine, and 2 bathrooms, guests can also enjoy the barbecue facilities outside.
Towels and bed linen can be requested with a small extra charge, for your convenience.Check Online Availability
Lady Macbeth’s Rest
Another of our favourite self-catering accommodations in Banchory is Lady Macbeth’s Rest, which boasts incredible mountain views that can be enjoyed from a patio with barbecue facilities.
Rated a top location by previous guests, this four-star chalet has 2 spacious bedrooms, a living area with a flat-screen TV, a kitchen, and a bathroom with a shower.
Towels and bed linen can be provided upon request, for your convenience. Guests can also enjoy free private parking, free wifi, and full wheelchair accessibility.Check Online Availability
Pine Cone At Pine Lodge
Pine Cone is an apartment in a rural setting, complete with a terrace to enjoy the beautiful woodland views found just outside of Banchory.
This property includes a fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom with a shower, and both a seating and dining area.
The outdoor area is possibly the most exciting, with a fire pit and barbecue facilities for entertainment while discovering nature.
This self-catering accommodation also features towels and bed linen, as well as free private parking and wifi. It also offers full wheelchair access and is pet friendly.Check Online Availability
Bridge Of Bennie Cottage
Last but certainly not least of our top holiday cottage accommodation in Banchory is Bridge Of Bennie Cottage. This property sleeps four people and was rated ‘exceptional’ by previous guests.
Just a short distance away from Crathes Castle, this chalet has a patio and garden of its own as well as great indoor facilities such as a dishwasher and TV. What more could you want?
If you feel like exploring, you can take a short walk into the countryside or even visit the River Dee for some salmon fishing.Check Online Availability
Banchory Self Catering Accommodation
Looking for somewhere to stay in Banchory, but don’t feel the need for a bed and breakfast accommodation?
Keep reading for our list of the best self-catering accommodation options in Banchory.
Fairways Villa is the first on our list of the best self-catering holiday rentals in Banchory, due to its beautiful garden views and terrace with a picnic area.
Only 5 miles from Crathes Castle, you can enjoy free wifi and parking on-site for added convenience! You can even enjoy some hiking and fishing nearby, or maybe take a trip to the golf course.
This property has two spacious bedrooms, a living area with a flat-screen TV, and a well-equipped kitchen with a washing machine and tumble dryer! There are three bathrooms and a hairdryer is also provided.
You can be sure that you have all you need and more when you stay at Fairways Villa!Check Online Availability
This contemporary apartment is a short 30-minute drive from Aberdeen airport, in a quiet, rural location with amazing cycling routes for those looking to get outdoors.
This self-catering accommodation is also nearby the Inchmarlo Golf Club, with a quiet 9-hole golf course! It is also a short distance from Cairngorms National Park, Balmoral, and Crathes Castle for some sightseeing.
Guests at Inchmarlo Apartment can enjoy 2 twin bedrooms, an open plan living room and dining area with comfy sofas, and a TV with DVD player. The kitchen is equipped with a washing machine and other important amenities.
In this amazing property you can also enjoy free wifi and private parking. The unit also has full disabled access!Check Online Availability
Boghead Cottage is located in the Grampian region of Banchory, with french doors leading to a large patio with incredible views of the garden.
This spacious 1 bedroom apartment is only 19.3 miles from Aberdeen airport. It has a seating area with a TV and wood-burning stove, a modern kitchen with a dishwasher and a bathroom with a shower!
A terrace is also available for guests at Boghead Cottage to soak up the sun and relax in the outdoors on their visit to Banchory.
You can also enjoy many different activities nearby to this beautiful holiday home, including horse-riding, hiking and even canoeing!Check Online Availability
Only 6.8 miles from historic Crathes Castle, Ben Macdui is a 3-bedroom chalet in a terrific location. It’s just a short drive to the best sights in Banchory, such as Craigievar Castle and Storybook Glen.
This pet-friendly, self-catering accommodation has two bathrooms and a living area to spend some quality time with family and friends in when you are not exploring the incredible surrounding area.
Guests can also enjoy free private parking on-site here! Wifi is also available in public areas and is completely free.Check Online Availability
Dallaire House is a cosy three-bedroom self-catering accommodation in Royal Deeside, only a short drive away from popular sights in Banchory, Aberdeen Airport, and local pubs and shops.
Featuring a patio with garden views, this property has a living room with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a well-equipped kitchen and area for dining, a bathroom, and a washing machine.
Guests can also enjoy a terrace on site. If you’re looking for some fun outdoor activities, there’s a great hiking trail nearby too! You can even go fishing in the famous river or enjoy a game of golf on the many courses nearby.Check Online Availability
Bankhead Steading is a beautiful holiday cottage nestled away in the countryside, perfect for your relaxing retreat. This self-catering accommodation boasts an enclosed garden, a terrace, and barbecue facilities.
At Bankhead Steading, guests can enjoy the large, newly-furnished open plan family room, 2 spacious bedrooms, and a kitchen with a dishwasher. There is also a utility room at the property with a washing machine and two bathrooms with a shower.
This wonderful family home has spectacular views of mountains and Royal Deeside.Check Online Availability