The Deeside Inn has a total of 55 well-appointed guestrooms, all of which provide a welcoming and comfortable base for your stay in this beautiful part of the Grampian Highlands.
Dogs are welcome in designated guestrooms. They are also welcome in public areas with the exception of any areas where food is served.
As you would expect from a cosy and traditional Scottish inn, hearty meals are readily available. At The Deeside Inn they also come with a fresh, contemporary feel. The brasserie style restaurant offers the choice of a six course taster menu or à la carte dining in the evening. Afternoon tea is served daily in the lounge and the braw bar suppers are popular in the Ceilidh Bar.
Reminiscent of the bygone Victoria era, the décor of the inn’s restaurant and lounge is warm and welcoming with many original features retained. The open fire places and polished antiques create a comfortable and homely setting.
An old Victorian village set in the heart of Royal Deeside, Ballater is picturesque in its countryside encompassing the Craigendarroch Hill and River Dee, located within the Cairngorms National Park. Ballater is renowned for its royal connections and has many shops and businesses displaying the Royal warrants of the Queen and Prince Charles.
Lying eight miles along the River Dee to the west, its rich history and royal connections are world famous. Ballater is the nearest town to Balmoral Castle, one of the residences of the Royal Family, Close by is also Royal Lochnagar Distillery which produces one of Scotland’s most exclusive whiskies. This town dates back to the 1800s. The Old Royal Railway Station is a fabulously restored landmark that houses a Visitor Information Centre and displays on its 100 year history as the station where the Royal Family alighted for their Scottish holidays. The unique Royal Waiting Room built for Queen Victoria and the Royal Train Carriage are not to be missed when visiting Ballater.