Whether you're exploring the city's historical landmarks, enjoying the natural wonders of the coastline, or immersing yourself in its cultural offerings, Aberdeen promises an unforgettable experience. Embrace the warmth and hospitality of the locals as you discover the magic that makes Aberdeen a true gem on Scotland's north-eastern shores.
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The Aberdeen Altens Hotel
Souter Head Rd, Cove Bay, Aberdeen
AB12 3LF, United Kingdom
Directions to the Hotel
From the south, follow the A90 then take the A956 signed Aberdeen Harbour. At the first roundabout, take the third exit into Souterhead Road. The Aberdeen Altens Hotel is first on the right.
From the city, follow signs for the A90 south. At the Altens/Cove roundabout take the first exit onto Souterhead Road and the hotel is first on the right.
SAT NAV: The Aberdeen Altens Hotel
AIRPORT: Aberdeen International – 10 miles
TRAIN STATION: Aberdeen – 3 miles
NEAREST BUS STOP: Souterhead Road, 3 minute walk
PARKING: 300 on-site parking spaces available free of charge
EV CAR CHARGING: On-site
Aberdeen offers a vibrant nightlife scene with a variety of bars, clubs, and entertainment venues.
- Belmont Street
- The Lemon Tree
- Union Street
- The Tippling House
Rest & Relaxation
After a long day of innovation and networking, these establishments offer a serene environment to unwind and recharge.
- Aberdeen Altens Pool & Sauna
- Ardoe House Hotel & Spa
- The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa
Check out these notable attractions across Aberdeen:
- Dunnottar Castle
- Aberdeen Science Centre
- Aberdeen Art Gallery
- Craigievar Castle
Fun Things To Do
Whether you're interested in history, nature, arts, or simply seeking a memorable experience, Aberdeen has something to offer everyone.
- Drum Castle
- Cruickshank Botanic Garden
- Hazlehead Park
- Balmedie Beach
Aberdeen boasts several fascinating museums that offer a glimpse into its rich history, culture, and heritage.
- Aberdeen Maritime Museum
- The Gordon Highlanders Museum
- The Tolbooth Museum
- UoA Zoology Museum
The city's culinary scene is diverse and continues to evolve, offering a range of options to suit various tastes and dietary preferences.
- The Silver Darling
- Moonfish Café
- Café 52
- Cognito on the Corner
Enjoy everything that Aberdeen has to offer and find something perfect while you're in town with us!