Marcliffe Hotel & Spa

The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa is a five-star hotel in Aberdeen set in private, picturesque grounds. Both elegant and intimate, it is the hotel of choice for passing celebrities, including Rod Stewart and Tony Blair. It has 39 bedrooms and suites as well as a luxury spa. Located on the outskirts of the historic city of Aberdeen, it is the ideal base for exploring the Northeast region of Scotland.

For those looking for a hotel bursting with style, charm and personality.

  • Nearest Transport
  • Aberdeen Airport – 10 miles, 20 minutes
  • Edinburgh Airport - 125 miles, 2 hours and 20 minutes
  • Glasgow Airport – 155 miles, 2 hours and 50 minutes
  • Inverness Airport – 100 miles, 2 hours and 25 minutes
  • Aberdeen Train Station – 4 miles, 15 minutes
  • Aberdeen Bus Station – 5 miles, 15 minutes
  • Nearest Attractions
  • The Aberdeen Art Gallery – 4 miles, 15 minutes
  • The Gordon Highlander Museum – 2 miles, 10 minutes
  • Tolbooth Museum – 5 miles, 15 minutes
  • St Machar’s Cathedral – 6 miles, 20 minutes
  • Aberdeen Beach – 6 miles, 20 minutes
  • Royal Aberdeen Links Golf Course – 7 miles, 20 minutes
  • Trump International Golf Course – 15 miles, 30 minutes
  • Murcar Golf Course – 10 miles, 25 minutes
  • Drum Castle, Garden and Estate – 8 miles, 20 minutes
  • Dunnottar Castle – 18 miles, 30 minutes

5 Reasons to Stay

  1. The only five-star VisitScotland hotel in Aberdeen
  2. Balmoral Castle, home of Her Majesty the Queen, and a further 25 castles within a 1-hour drive
  3. Fifty golf courses with a 50-mile radius – golfers paradise
  4. The gateway to the Northern Isles of Orkney and Shetland
  5. Game shooting and fishing within a 30-minute drive of the hotel

About the Hotel

The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa at Pitfodels is a family-friendly, intimate hotel with five-star service and accommodation. Just 20 minutes from The Royal Aberdeen Links Golf Course, there is a bounty of activities for guests to enjoy in the area, before returning for a sumptuous spa experience and a delicious meal in the hotel.


The 39 suites and bedrooms have king-size or zip-link beds, while inter-connecting rooms have king and twin beds to accommodate four guests.


The executive chef has created innovative menus to showcase Scotland's finest seasonal products, much of it sourced locally. The culinary team is proud to highlight the suppliers they work with on the menus.


Six stylish conference and banqueting rooms provide dining and conference facilities for 2 to 400 persons.


The spa offers beauty care and therapeutic treatments for both ladies and gentlemen. Fully-qualified therapists offer a range of spa treatments in the fully-equipped spa and hairdressing salon.

Hotel Details

At a Glance
  • Check-in: 2:30pm
  • Check-out: 11am
  • Complimentary parking
  • Portering
  • 39 suites and bedrooms
  • Executive Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Junior Suite
  • Dunnottar Suite
  • Fyvie Suite
in-room amenities:
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryers
  • Refrigerated mini-bars with soft drinks and snacks, fresh fruit, biscuits
  • King-size or zip-link beds
  • Inter-connecting rooms have king and twin beds 
  • Family rooms available, subject to availability
  • Evening maid service
  • Complimentary newspapers and magazines
  • Same-day laundry and dry cleaning service on request
  • Conservatory Restaurant - with innovative menus to showcase some of Scotland's finest product, much of it sourced locally
  • The Drawing Room Bar and Lounge - for a morning coffee, afternoon tea or a light lunch
Diner Information
  • Wine cellar with exquisite wines and champagnes
  • Expert advice from our sommelier
  • Choice of eating spaces
  • Six stylish conference and banqueting rooms provide dining and conference facilities for 2 to 400 persons
  • The wine cellar has more than 400 international wines
  • Drawing Room bar has more than 100 choice malt whiskies
Afternoon Tea
  • Traditional Afternoon Tea £25 per person
  • Champagne Afternoon Tea £35 per person
  • Prosecco Afternoon Tea £33 per person
  • Bellini Afternoon Tea £34 per person
  • Restaurant
  • Drawing room bar
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Spa Treatments
  • Gym
  • Conference and meeting facilities for up to 400
  • Private Dining
  • Weddings
  • Golf bookings
  • Putting Green
  • Snooker room
  • Electric and Tesla charging points available in Aberdeen city centre, about 4 miles from the hotel
  • Facials
  • Waxing
  • Body Treatments
  • Fake Tanning
  • Luxury Manicures
  • Luxury Pedicures
  • Swedish Massage
  • Aromatherapy Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage
On Site Activities
  • Gym
  • Putting green
  • Snooker
Off Site Activities
  • Royal Aberdeen Links
  • Castle Tours
  • Golf Course Hunting
  • Shooting
  • Fishing
Main Contact

Marcliffe Hotel and Spa
North Deeside Road
AB15 9YA

01224 861000