Ellon Accommodation

Hotels, B&Bs and Caravan and Camp sites around Ellon.

Balmacassie House Bed and Breakfast

Local, comfortable and friendly Bed & Breakfast. This is an old farmhouse built in 1895 with spacious rooms and a welcoming atmosphere. Free WiFi and parking.

Bankforde AIRBNB

Semi-detached, 200 year old, five bedroom property with one ensuite bedroom available through Airbnb. The house is situated in the heart of Ellon, a beautiful town, 16 miles north of Aberdeen.

The property is a stone's throw away from the River Ythan and picturesque walks pass within yards of the house. The ensuite bedroom has modern décor with a double bed and tea and coffee facilities.

Buchan Hotel

Family owned and managed, The Buchan Hotel and Restaurant in Ellon offers the best in traditional Scottish hospitality.
We're in the centre of the picturesque town of Ellon, overlooking the River Ythan, with its famous estuary and excellent fishing beats. Breakfast, morning coffees, lunch, afternoon tea and evening meals are served daily. Our rooms are ensuite and guests enjoy free WiFi and parking.

Relax in our public bar where the atmosphere is both warm and friendly. Catch up with local stories from some of our regulars who are always willing to extend a good Scottish welcome.

Hosefield Livery and B&B

Hosefield is a family run B&B and equestrian small-holding set in 13 acres of beautiful Aberdeenshire just a mile from the historic town of Ellon.

New Inn

The New Inn Hotel, just 16 miles from Aberdeen and overlooking the River Ythan in Ellon, is an historic coaching inn built in 1704 to serve the travellers and coaches crossing the ford.

We serve breakfast, lunch, high tea, snacks and à la carte dinner. Enjoy fine dining in The Corn Kist Restaurant, the relaxing environment of our lounge bar, and comfortable accommodation in one of our luxury ensuite rooms. In addition, we have two large function suites which are suitable for any occasion.

There is free Wi-Fi throughout New Inn Hotel, and free private parking on site.

Station Hotel

The Station Hotel has been run as a family business ever since it was built to serve the new railway in 1891. Its 16 refurbished ensuite rooms have TVs, tea and coffee making facilities and telephones. There are 2 bars, and the Arches restaurant serves country fayre made with locally sourced produce. The railway is now the Aberdeen to Banff cycle route. There's a large, free car park and a 150 person function room with event catering onsite.

Ellon is just 16 miles north of Aberdeen and combines all the advantages of having a major thriving city on its doorstep with a tranquil rural setting. A peaceful little town in beautiful scottish countryside.

The Smiddy Suite

Ellon's newest Guesthouse. It's a great place to stay for weekend getaways, attending weddings/parties, visiting Brewdog, business trips. Has its own private entrance and parking.
A cosy suite with all modern facilities in a quiet central location by the River Ythan! What more could you want?

Smithfield Croft

In the heart of rural Aberdeenshire, Smithfield is positioned on the edge Ythanbank, a hamlet nestled in the valley of the River Ythan. Just 10 minutes from Ellon & Methlick, and 30 minutes from Aberdeen & Peterhead, this high quality campsite at the 200 year old home of the Thomas-Wright family offers 5 pitches and 4 beds in an onsite lodge. There is a beautifully clean wash house for campers to use and cooked breakfasts are available.

Smithfield is an ideal base from which to explore the treasures of the North East of Scotland.

Collieston & Slains

Beehive Cottage Self Catering

Beehive Cottage is a fully equipped two bedroom self catering accomodation sleeping up to five people. We are on the route of the North East 250, overlooking the Sands of Forvie nature reserve and Cotehill Loch and just 2 minutes from the seaside village of Collieston.

Collieston has a family friendly beach and ice cream shop. Other beaches at Newburgh, Hackley Bay, Cruden Bay and of course Aberdeen are within easy reach. Several golf courses within 10 minutes drive include the Trump International Links

Great location as a base for family cycling due to an extensive network of very quiet B roads. There are National Trust attractions close by, lots of castles, gardens and parks including Haddo House, Pitmedden Gardens, Aden Country Park, Crathes, Craigevar, Drum and Fraser Castles.

The town of Ellon is 10 minutes away and offers a selection of take-aways, restaurants, pubs and local amenities including a large Tesco. Newburgh is 5 mins away and has a good pub, corner shop etc. Fine dining at award winning restaurants 'Eat on the Green' and the 'Cock and Bull' are both a short drive away.

Cruden Bay

By The Bay Bed and Breakfast

By The Bay Bed & Breakfast is a completely new facility, converted from a large, one hundred year old family house using the finest quality materials and exercising every care in providing an exceptionally high standard of accommodation throughout. The proprietors live in the property adjoining and will be available 24/7 to ensure visitor’s needs are completely satisfied.

Cruden Bay Bed & Breakfast

The Old Red House Bed & Breakfast is situated in Cruden Bay and we welcome travellers from all corners of the globe who come to visit the Buchan area.

Cruden Bay Bed and Breakfast is a stones throw from the world class Cruden Bay Golf Course. It is no more than 20 paces from the 2nd fairway so ideally suited for those planning a round or two.

It is also perfectly placed as a base for those visiting the North East of Scotland with a mind to play other courses in the area which include Trump International Scottish Golf Course, Royal Aberdeen and Murcar Links to name but a few favoured by visitors to the area, all of which are less than 30 minutes drive from the beautiful costal fishing village of Cruden Bay.

Kilmarnock Arms Hotel

In the heart of Cruden Bay, steeped in history. With Bram Stoker a regular visitor in the late 1800's this small but perfectly formed 19 bedroom hotel prides itself on locally sourced traditional fayre with a modern twist.

With the world renowned Cruden Bay Golf Club, picturesque beach, historic Port Erroll harbour and Slains Castle just a short stroll from the hotel, whether your stay is for business or pleasure, our relaxed and friendly atmosphere will have you feeling this is your home from home in Aberdeenshire.


Aikenshill House Bed and Breakfast

Aikenshill House AA/STB 5 star property located to the south of Ellon just off the A90 offers modern living in a traditional wrapping. Set in its own grounds with commanding views across the Buchan countryside . 

This spacious and well-appointed guest house affords stunning views over rolling sand dunes as well as easy access to some of Scotland’s most beautiful countryside and top visitor attractions.

Set in two acres, Aikenshill is the premium option for those looking for Bed and Breakfast in the North East. Just 500m from Trump International Golf Links, Aikenshill is ideally located for those travelling to the North East to play a round on some of the best courses in Scotland.

Cock & Bull

Situated next to the restaurant our newly refurbished Blairton cottage has everything you need for the night. Breakfast can be provided either in your room, the restaurant or in your own private garden.

Blairton is ideally suited for both professionals and tourists visiting on business or pleasure so let us provide you with a unique place to stay to take the hassle out of getting home.


Brae Cottage Holiday Home

Versatile country cottage renovated to a high spec available for holidays, overnight B&B, wedding parties. Sleeps up to 6, close to many local wedding venues

Brae cottage is ideal for holidays and short breaks, particularly for wedding parties or their guests as we are situated close to many of the North-East's premier wedding venues such as Meldrum House, Haddo House, Fyvie Castle, Thainstone House and others.
The accommodaton includes one double en-suite room and two twin rooms, comfortably sleeping 6 people and offering outstanding value.

Newton House

Newton House is a 7 bedroomed (with ensuite) self catering let in Aberdeenshire. Newly restored, this is the perfect place to spend time with family and friends.

Nearby: Fyvie Castle, Haddo House, Cruden Bay Golf Club, Trump International

Ythan View Hotel

A family run hotel, with a warm and friendly atmosphere, which serves the local community and outlying areas.

We have a well established restaurant serving home cooked food to suit all tastes and diets.

Our rooms are well looked after and will provide you with a comfortable stay in this child friendly establishment.

The Ythanview has been in the good beer guide since 1999 with a choice of real ales always available. We also have a large selection of malt whiskies including our own “Lairds”.

Village interests, such as fishing, shooting, cricket and football, are all topics keenly discussed in the bar. The hotel is also the headquarters of the Methlick Cricket Club (MCC).

Situated in Methlick, Aberdeenshire, we are close to many historic sites, areas of natural beauty, and activity centres, e.g. golf, fishing and skiing.


Newburgh Inn

Great food is at the heart of our Inn - great “pub food” with a few surprises from our dedicated team of chefs. Local produce is the basis of all our dishes, including herbs from our own newly planted garden, complimented by a great selection of over 100 malt whiskies, an extensive range of spirits, 4 cask ales plus a great choice of craft & draught beers and lagers.

Our Sunday Carvery with its great value roasts has become a ‘must do’ event.

We also have 11 high quality bedrooms, all with comfortable hypnos kingsize beds, powerful en-suite showers, large flat screen TVs, free WIFI, free sky movies and more, plus all the other facilities you would expect from a 4* Inn.


Aberdeen Arms Hotel

A welcoming, friendly, independent hotel and pub in the small Aberdeenshire village of Tarves. Opened in 1810, Aberdeen Arms Hotel offers quality accommodation, food and drink.
We offer a popular public bar (the only one in the village), a lounge bar and restaurant, a function hall and four comfortable bedrooms all with televisions, Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities.
We also offer outside catering and a mobile bar for any event or occasion.

Our hotel is located right in the middle of Tarves, which is five miles from Ellon; 20 miles from the vibrant city of Aberdeen and we're close to Haddo House and Country Park, Tolquhon Gallery, Pitmedden Garden and the ruins of Tolquhon Castle.


Alba House B&B

Award winning, family run Bed & Breakfast in the picturesque village of Udny Green in Aberdeenshire. In the recently decorated modern en-suite rooms, all guests have access to Wifi and Sky TV. There's also a shared, guests-only lounge.

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