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SPE Oilfield Scale Symposium 
5 - 6 June 2024 | The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, Aberdeen, Scotland

Travel and Accomodation

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Travel and Accomodation

We're excited to be hosting this event in Aberdeen, Scotland

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.


Symposium Hotel and Venue 

Accommodations are not included in the registration fee, but SPE have arranged a room block to save you time and money.  

Please use the link below to take advantage of our discounted room rate.

Book Your Discounted Room



The Aberdeen Altens Hotel

Souter Head Rd, Cove Bay, Aberdeen

AB12 3LF, United Kingdom

Aberdeen Altens Hotel

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.​

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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​


We strongly encourage all attendees to opt for public transportation when commuting to the event venue, whenever possible. For those aware of fellow attendees utilising private cars or taxis, we also encourage exploring alternatives such as carpooling or sharing taxi services to further reduce our collective environmental impact.

Nightlife Districts 

Nightlife Districts 

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

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Rest & Relaxation

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

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Check out these notable attractions across Aberdeen:

  • Dunnottar Castle
  • Aberdeen Science Centre
  • Aberdeen Art Gallery
  • Craigievar Castle

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Fun Things To Do

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

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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

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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

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Enjoy everything that Aberdeen has to offer and find something perfect while you're in town with us!

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