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Deeside Inn , Ballater

13 - 15 Victoria Road, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB355RA, UK
Deeside Inn , Ballater Deeside Inn , Ballater 013397 55413 13 - 15 Victoria Road Ballater
82 out of 100% 68 votes
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  • Free Wifi
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Pets Allowed
  • Entertainment
  • Best Available Room
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area

The Deeside Inn Hotel is a high quality traditional inn located in the picturesque village of Ballater.

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Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Pets Allowed
  • Entertainment
  • Best Available Room
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area

Number of Bedrooms: 55

Parking Spaces: 0

Steps into Hotel: 1

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Deeside Inn Hotel in Ballater offers a warm and friendly atmosphere from the moment you enter. The cosy log fires help to give you that home away from home feeling. This traditional hotel in Ballater features many period characteristics such as its wooden panelling, wooden beamed ceilings and Queen Victoria’s famous wooden toilet!

Each of the 55 rooms at the Deeside Inn Hotel provides a welcoming and comfortable base for your stay in this beautiful part of the Grampian Highlands.

The Deeside Inn restaurant features floors stripped back to polished wood, large Persian rugs, mismatched antique tables and an ornamental fireplace. The menu offers a large selection of fish, grill and game alternatives with some local traditional dishes thrown in for good measure. Guests and locals are welcome for drinks in the lounge or the Ceilidh Bar at The Deeside Inn. The Scottish craic between guests and the inn’s team bring an authentic Highland feel to the place.

The Deeside Inn Hotel in Ballater offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Ground Floor Rooms
tick Wifi
tick Family Room for 3
tick Family Room for 4
tick Walk In Showers

The Deeside Inn Hotel in Ballater offers 55 en suite bedrooms. Each bedroom has tea and coffee making facilities with Scottish short bread available as an accompaniment.

The comfortable, well-appointed guestrooms offer a Scottish Inn décor and some benefit from views over the village green and Craigendarroch Hill.

Victoria Wing Rooms
Recently upgraded these well-appointed bedrooms offer contemporary features such as a classic décor with floral patterns, beautifully plush soft furnishings and a subtle hint of the highland surroundings. This is a fantastic choice for any couples looking for a Highland escape. 


Bar & Restaurant

The restaurant floor has been stripped back to natural wood and this is complemented by the burgundy shade on the walls. The tables are finished off with local slate place mats and crisp white linen napkins.
When the months start to get cooler the hotel lights the roaring log fires in the restaurant to provide that extra glow.

The Deeside Inn’s restaurant serves a large variety of meals to choose from. Why not try the Deeside Steak Burger with sides of mushroom, cherry vine tomatoes and chunky chips or the Deeside Game main course, accompanied by whole baby onions and bacon lourdons bound in a plum tomato and red wine sauce.

All day dining 12.00pm - 9.00pm (Monday to Sunday)
Dinning room is open 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Sample A La Carte Menu

Sample Wine List

The breakfast menu provides the choice of either continental or full breakfast options with Scottish favourites such as homemade porridge, Stornoway black pudding, smoked salmon and Finnan haddie.

Sample Breakfast Menu

Breakfast is served between
7.30am - 9:30am (Monday to Friday) 
8.00am - 10.00am (Saturdays and Sundays)

The lounge is a warm, cosy and welcoming area with the added bonus of a real fire to provide extra warmth when required.

Sample Lounge Menu

Sample Afternoon Tea Menu

Location & Directions

Directions to Deeside Inn Hotel in Ballater

By Car
From the south on the A93, follow the road in to the centre of Ballater and take right on to Victoria Road The Deeside Inn is located on the left.

From the East follow the A93 into Ballater, driving alongside the River Dee on Tullich Road. At the end of Tullich Road, turn right on to Bridge Street, then take left into Victoria Road, in which the Deeside Inn hotel sits on the left hand side.

The nearest car park is 10m from the Deeside Inn Hotel and is Free to park.

By Train and Bus
The nearest station to The Deeside Inn is located in Aberdeen, from where local bus services run to Ballater.

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Payment on arrival:
Please note that on a flexible rate, guests will be asked to pay for their break in full on arrival at the hotel.

Dinner Inclusive:
Unless otherwise stated guests staying on a rate/package inclusive of Dinner will receive a £30 per person dinner allowance towards dinner. 

Check-in 3pm. Check-out 11am.

Best Room Available - you will be allocated the best available room on check in. Please note that an upgraded room is not guaranteed, unless you have opted to pay the supplement for a guaranteed upgrade. Please refer to Terms and Conditions for full details.

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Cycling
tick Fishing
tick Whisky Tasting
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Wildlife Watching
tick Climbing

There is always something going on… The Deeside Inn has built up a strong reputation over the last few years as a venue for live music. Performers include the The Jetsonics, Terrorvision front man Tony Wright, Charlie McKennon of Capercaillie and Roddy Woomble of Idlewild – to name a few, have all graced the stage at Deeside

Live music usually takes place on a Saturday night, though midweek sessions crop up occasionally so keep your eyes peeled for what’s on. Open Scottish music sessions take place every other Wednesday at The Deeside Inn. Everyone is welcome to come along – either to sit back and relax as a spectator or bring an instrument along and join in.

These are a few things to see and do within a short distance from the Deeside Inn hotel:

Balmoral Castle
Braemar Castle
Drum Castle
Crathes Castle
Cairngorm National Park
Royal Lochnagar Distillery
The Old Railway Station, Ballater

For more information on things to see in and do in the area, check out our Destination Guide

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