Aberdeen, Scotland

Hotels in Aberdeen, Scotland

Aberdeen is the third most populous city in Scotland and the discovery of oil in the 1970 contributed to the city’s growth.  In fact, the oil industry almost instantly overtook other local industries like fishing, shipbuilding and textiles.  Today, the city of Aberdeen has much to offer its guests.  With a long and rich history, there are plenty of museums, historic sites and religious sites that tell the city’s story. 

With a long coastline, you can also expect to enjoy some time of the beach and there are a number of concert halls and theatres in the city too.  The hotels in Aberdeen are very reasonably priced to accommodate even the tightest of budgets.  The Britannia Hotel Aberdeen and the Premier Inn Aberdeen City Centre are 3 star hotels in Aberdeen, Scotland; whilst if you want one of the best hotels in Aberdeen, the Rox Hotel Aberdeen and Palm Court Hotel Aberdeen are both 4 star hotels in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen gardens and museums

The city of Aberdeen owes its success, in large part, to the oil and fishing industries.  For an in depth look at the city’s history with these sea-based industries, take the time to visit the Aberdeen Maritime Museum. 

The Gordon Highlanders Museum, as the name suggests, is a museum dedicated to the memory of the Gordon Highlanders.  The volunteer guides are extremely knowledgeable and will take you on an interesting journey through time as you walk through this fascinating museum.

For those who enjoy art, the Aberdeen Art Gallery holds a vast number of displays that range from pre-Raphaelite to more modern works.

Some of the popular gardens in the area include Johnstone Gardens, the Duthie Park Winter Gardens and the Pitmedden Garden & Museum of Farming Life.  Each of which is fantastic for getting away from the city and enjoying a relaxing stroll.

Places to visit in Aberdeen

A visit to Linn O' Dee is perfect for anyone who loves waterfalls or simply enjoys being surrounded by nature.  The sound of water crashing and the beautifully natural rock formations make this trip extra special.

Some of the most interesting and popular local religious sites include King's College Chapel and Crathie Church.  The architecture is amazing to behold even from the outside.  The interior of each of these structures holds even more beautiful treasures!

Don’t forget the scenic seashore with Balmedie Beach and City Beach being two of the top spots in Aberdeen.  Take a slow walk and enjoy the sound of the crashing waves along with the fresh ocean air.  If you have kids, this is the perfect way to let them use up some energy and help them sleep well at night.

If you are looking for an Aberdeen city centre hotel or cheap hotels in Aberdeen, Scotland, the best place to compare different forms of accommodation in Aberdeen is online.  Whether you want to stay at one of the hotels in Aberdeen city centre or an Aberdeen bed and breakfast, you can compare rates, facilities, services and locations online from the comfort and convenience of your own home and find where to stay in Aberdeen.