Loch Kinord Hotel

“Charming hotel with attractive bedrooms and smart bathrooms” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

BALLATER, ABERDEENSHIRE

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Our Inspector's view

Family-run, this roadside hotel is well located for leisure and sporting pursuits. It has lots of character and a friendly atmosphere. There are two bars, one outside and a cosy one inside, plus a dining room with a bold colour scheme. Bedrooms are stylish and have smart bathrooms.

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3 Star Hotel
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1-Rosette restaurant
Loch Kinord Hotel
Ballater Road, Dinnet, BALLATER, AB34 5JY
Phone : 01339 885229

Features

Rooms
  • En-suite rooms: 20
  • Family rooms: 3
  • Bedrooms Ground: 4
  • Free TV
  • Broadband available
  • WiFi available
Children
  • Children welcome
Leisure
  • Christmas entertainment programme
Facilities
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 20
Accessibility
  • Walk-in showers
Opening times
  • Open all year
Weddings
  • Maximum number of guests: 50

About the area

Discover Aberdeenshire

Visitors to Aberdeenshire with any kind of interest in history are in for a treat. There are more castles to the acre in Aberdeenshire than anywhere else in Britain. They range from evocative ruins to lonely tower houses, from well-kept baronial strongholds to royal palaces. Four notable castles worth factoring into your itinerary are Dunnottar, Fyvie, Huntly and Tolquhon.

At Buchan Ness you’ll find yourself at the easternmost point of Scotland. From here you can follow the coast further down this stunning north-east shoulder of Scotland south to Peterhead, once an important whaling community. Beyond it is Aberdeen, where the eastern spur of the Grampians gives way to the North Sea, and two famous salmon rivers, the Don and the Dee, reach the end of their spectacular journey. 

Heading west out of Scotland’s granite city, you are soon in a magical world of heather moorland, rolling hills and densely wooded valleys, cut by meandering rivers and picturesque lochs. It is here that you can discover the staggering number of castles and ancient strongholds. However, it’s not all palaces and ruins. Bottlenose dolphins are an everyday sight in the Moray Firth and off the Aberdeenshire coast so grab your binoculars and head to the shores.

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