Ardoe House Hotel and Spa

Romantic 4* Mansion House Hotel set in countryside nr Aberdeen

Member since 2016

1 to 7 night stays
From £52 pppn for a 6 night stay
to £75 pppn
£52 per night for a 6 night stay
to £75 per night
for a 1 night stay

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Set in 30 acres of tranquil countryside,  Ardoe House Hotel and Spa is a romantic 19th century mansion house. Situated just 3 miles from the vibrant city centre of Aberdeen, this hotel provides both an exciting city break getaway and a classic country retreat. The hotel offers stylish bedrooms, two dining experiences and a relaxing spa complete with indoor pool.

  • Set in 30 acres of grounds yet only 3 miles from city centre
  • Newly refurbished stylish bedrooms
  • Relaxing spa including an 18m indoor swimming pool
  • Two restaurants
  • Close to the vibrant city of Aberdeen

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The following offers are showing provisional availability*.

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SMTWTFS

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Classic Escape

Stay in a Classic room and receive:

  • Bottle of house wine in your room on arrival (value £23)
  • Three course dinner for two on one evening in Blairs Restaurant (value £33.50 per person)
  • 20% discount on all pre-booked spa treatments (excluding Saturday)
  • Full English breakfast daily

1 night stay

Package Price: £75 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £150 per room

  • Saturday night premium of £10 per person£20 per room will apply

2 night stay

Package Price: £122.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £245 per room

  • Saturday night premium of £10 per person£20 per room will apply

3 night stay

Package Price: £170 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £340 per room

  • Saturday night premium of £10 per person£20 per room will apply

4 night stay

Package Price: £215 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £430 per room

  • Saturday night premium of £10 per person£20 per room will apply

5 night stay

Package Price: £261.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £523 per room

  • Saturday night premium of £10 per person£20 per room will apply

6 night stay

Package Price: £306.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £613 per room

  • Saturday night premium of £10 per person£20 per room will apply

7 night stay

Package Price: £379 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £758 per room

  • Saturday night premium of £10 per person£20 per room will apply

SMTWTFS

Available: Now

Romance Package

Stay in a Classic room and receive:

  • Bottle of chilled Prosecco and chocolate plate in your room on arrival
  • 3 course dinner in the restaurant each evening (supplements may apply on some dishes)
  • Full Scottish breakfast daily
  • 20% off spa treatments Sunday - Friday (treatments must be booked in advance and are subject to availability)

1 night stay

Package Price: £77.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £155 per room

  • Friday & Saturday night premiums will apply

2 night stay

Package Price: £155 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £310 per room

  • Friday & Saturday night premiums will apply

3 night stay

Package Price: £232.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £465 per room

  • Friday & Saturday night premiums will apply

4 night stay

Package Price: £310 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £620 per room

  • Friday & Saturday night premiums will apply

5 night stay

Package Price: £387.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £775 per room

  • Friday & Saturday night premiums will apply

6 night stay

Package Price: £475 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £950 per room

  • Friday & Saturday night premiums will apply

7 night stay

Package Price: £562.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,125 per room

  • Friday & Saturday night premiums will apply


All of the above prices include all taxes / service fees.

* Offers showing provisional availability are subject to confirmation with the hotel and availability is not guaranteed. No funds will be taken from your card until the booking is confirmed, which will usually be within a few hours.

Offers showing instant availability are live and will be confirmed immediately.

Facilities at Ardoe House Hotel and Spa

Enjoy sophisticated dining in Blairs Restaurant or a nightcap in Soapie's Lounge Bar. The spa has luxurious treatment rooms as well as an indoor heated pool and fitness room and all found within the newly refurbished hotel

Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel and Spa
Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel and Spa
  • 120 Bedrooms
  • Health Spa
  • Indoor Pool
  • Children Welcome
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Internet Connection in Rooms
  • Dogs by Prior Arrangement

Home truths

Only feature bedrooms are in the original house, the remainder are in an annexe in the grounds. They are very comfortable, but you will need to step outside to get to/from the restaurant and reception.


Good to know

  • Hotel check-in time: 2:00 PM
  • Hotel check-out time: 12:00 PM

Parking Facilities

Plenty of complimentary car parking on site

Disabled Access

The hotel is disabled friendly although limited bedrooms available please contact reservations to guarantee the room.

History of the hotel

Ardoe House sits on an estate which was part of a 1,000 acre parcel of land gifted to Arbroath Abbey by Alexander II, King of Scotland way back in in 1244. It has been described and divided throughout the centuries as the sunny half and the shady half.

Ardoe House was built by Alexander Milne Ogston, the son of a successful Aberdeen soap and candle manufacturer known locally as 'Soapie' Ogston. As well as erecting the fashionable mansion house, he beautified the whole estate with plantations. At the time, taking pride in one's Scottish roots was exceptionally important, and much of Alexander's choices for his prized home reflect this.

For instance, the architect he chose was James Matthew, one of the architects behind Drummuir Castle, Aldourie Castle, Ballindalloch Castle, and work on Cawdor Castle. The Scottish Baronial style chosen for Ardoe House was a popular style, first created for a house built for the famous writer, Sir Walter Scott, whose works fired up renewed passion for Scotland.

Child Policy

Up to 2 under 12 years of age sleep on complimentary Bed and Breakfast basis in the parents room, Dinner needs to be paid on consumption. Over 12 are considered adults and pay full price.

Children may use the pool during the spa opening hours, under 14's must be supervised by an adult. 

Dogs Policy

Pets are welcome, they are charged at £10 per dog per night in some classic rooms by prior arrangement only. Please keep them on leads in the hotel and they are unable to go into the restaurant

The grounds

Set in 30 acres of Aberdonian Countryside

The Rooms at Ardoe House Hotel and Spa

Classic room

Classic amenities in unique surroundings and newly refurbished rooms. The classic rooms offer all the comforts of home including a sumptuous king size bed, large work desk area and many of them offer beautiful views over our landscaped gardens

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Classic room, Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel and Spa

Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel and Spa - Classic room

Privilege room

Indulge in a King-size bed, the large bathrooms with walk-in shower, Nespresso Machine, robes and slippers, complimentary soft drinks and snacks, 48" flat-screen TV and views towards the front gardens.

Privilege room, Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel and Spa

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Feature room

Enjoy contemporary luxury mixed with Scottish charm. All situated in the original 19th century mansion house, these individually designed spacious rooms offer king-size beds, Arran Aromatic toiletries in our large bathrooms plus robes and slippers.

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Blairs Restaurant

In the culinary world, the tension between traditional and modern so often results in delectable outcomes.The restaurant regularly showcases the best of Scottish produce with a contemporary twist.


Opening Times

6.30 pm – 9.30 pm


Dress Code

Smart Casual


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Soapies Lounge

The Soapies Lounge offers a warm, open fire to greet you to these relaxed surroundings, with a selection of informal bar meals available.


Opening Times

6.30 pm – 9.30 pm


Dress Code

Smart Casual


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Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel and Spa - Soapies Lounge restaurant

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Drawing Room

With the focus on the roaring open fire of the grand fireplace, original features of rich wood panelling, opulent furniture & impressive artwork combine to make this the ultimate indulgence. Enjoy refreshments & home bakes to light lunches & suppers.


Opening Times

6.30 pm – 9.30 pm


Dress Code

Smart Casual


Drawing Room restaurant, Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel and Spa

Ardoe Spa

Ardoe Spa spa, Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel and Spa

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There is an extensive spa at the Ardoe with 4 treatment rooms, an 18m heated indoor swimming pool, Rock Sauna, Steam room, Aromatherapy room, Whirlpool, and for those who want more exercise you can enjoy the fully equipped gym, TRX area or fitness classes.

Lunch boxes are available in the spa, containng a salad, pudding and hot drink at £15 per person.  The hotel needs a minimum of 24 hours notice to prepare these.


Ardoe House Hotel and Spa Location

Map & Directions

Address

South Deeside Road
Blairs
Aberdeen
AB125YP

Plenty of complimentary car parking on site


How to get here

Follow the A90 toward Aberdeen, continue until you reach the roundabout with a turn off towards Maryculter via the B9077. Take this road and follow it for approximately three miles (five kilometres). You will then find the Mercure Ardoe House Aberdeen on your left hand side


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Location & Local Attractions

His Majesty Theatre – 4 miles –

This the largest theatre in north-east Scotland, seating more than 1,400. The theatre is sited on Rosemount Viaduct, opposite the city's Union Terrace Gardens. It was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1906

 

Aberdeen Beach  & Queens Link– 5 miles

The beach itself is famous for its golden sand and its long curved length between the harbour and the River Don's mouth.

 

Town Centre – 3 miles

Whether you're a shopaholic who follows the latest trends or just have a nose for a bargain, Aberdeen has a wealth of shopping plazas waiting to be explored, with some of the biggest designer and high street names.

Ardoe House Hotel and Spa Reviews

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Anniversary Stay

David G, West Lothian, stayed: April 2019

Customer service was first class from the booking service through to departure, room was excellent with fantastic bed size and all round comfort, the restaurant service is first class and ideal size with a varied choice for evening meal with the extensive buffet breakfast, The complimentary bottle of wine was also a nice touch to the overall experience.

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30 th Wedding Anniversary weekend break.

Harvey, Sutherland., stayed: March 2019

We don't normally do anything for wedding anniversarys but decided after 30 years we would treat ourselves to a weekend away to celebrate.On arrival at the hotel there was ample parking located on sloping ground. The hotel looked solid and impressive from outside with nice architectural features. Stepping inside the impression was of grandeur, mosaic floor, carved wood stained glass. I really liked the carpets which had the theme of deer, birds, branches and leaves which was continuous throughout the corridor areas with which we became very familiar. Our room was located probably about as far from the main area as possible so it was a reasonable distance back and forth to the entrance, that said, it did not really bother us as we don't mind walking. We had asked for a room with view if possible but unfortunately we were looking out onto some nearby trees and a house. The room was well appointed, comfortable and relaxing, the TV had a good sharp picture. There were a selection of fancy teas in the room, but only 2 normal tea bags and 2 decaf coffee sachets and 1 tiny packet with 2 biscuites in it, after our long journey that was a little disappointing. We asked to change the red wine in our room for white and this was no problem and done promptly. We enjoyed the pool, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi which were quiet when we visited. The staff were very friendly, the gym looked good but we ended up not having time to use it.
The dinning room was very elegant and had a lot of lovely features. The staff in the dining room were helpful, and polite, they were kept busy, service was a bit slow at times. The food looked nice and tasted ok, we were looking forward to something a bit special but were not really that wowed by the flavours.
The hotel was much nearer the centre of Aberdeen than we thought and it was easy to get about, near the winter gardens in Duthie Park and a nice walk along the river which was shining bright with thousands of daffodils when we went.
We enjoyed our stay at Ardoe House Hotel.

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Anon, stayed: March 2019

Fabulous hotel, great room, friendly staff.

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Our overnight stay at Ardoe

SW, west lothian, stayed: March 2019

Excellent customer service and amazing food. The hotel facilities were a great choice for our weekend break. However, the spa and swimming pool require upgrading to equal the standard of the hotel. The pool had multiple broken or missing tiles, the showers were filthy. Several of the lockers were smashed or not functional. There were not many loungers by the pool and the atmosphere was not the luxurious relaxing experience we had hoped for.

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Lesley D, Angus, stayed: February 2019

Lovely stay and fantastic room. Would liked to stay another night went to quick. Only fault toast machine was occupied and I gave up waiting . Would like rack of toast on table. Will come again.

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Excellent food

Anon, stayed: February 2019

Food in Blair Resturant was excellent. Staff lovely and clean room, will definitely visit again.

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