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The Forbes Arms Hotel, Aberdeenshire (county)

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
Alford Bridge of AlfordAberdeenshire, AlfordScotlandAB33 8QJUnited Kingdom, ‏‎800-491-6126
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Good3.2 / 5
  • The hotel is located in a very beautiful country side and there ends the positives. We…Sep 30, 2014
  • Overpriced for the quality of accommodation, rooms are sparse, would not recommend.Sep 12, 2014
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From 63 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

The Forbes Arms Hotel, Aberdeenshire (county)

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $76
  • Triple Room, Ensuite
  • Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Ensuite
  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Ensuite

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 9 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

Extra people

  • Roll-away beds available, charges may apply*


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbeque grills
Things to do
  • Fishing on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water

Special features


Onsite venue - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Recent reviews

Good 3.2 /5 from 44 reviews

The Forbes Arms Hotel, Aberdeenshire (county)
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Great Night At Friendly Hotel
We stayed a the Forbes Arms as I had some business in Inverurie and we were then travelling on to Inverness for the weekend. The hotel was great, the staff were friendly and helpful. We had a great stay.
1 night family trip
The Forbes Arms Hotel, Aberdeenshire (county)
Excellent4.0 / 5
Rural Hotel Picturesque Location.
Good food, prompt service. Nice comfortable room but over the bar so noisy until after midnight.
3 night business trip
The Forbes Arms Hotel, Aberdeenshire (county)
Good3.0 / 5
Helpful desk staff
I stayed 1 night. I deal with one member of staff, she was exceptionally helpful.I forgot a charger and she helped me couldn't have asked for more. The bed was comfortable, bathroom OK.The room was in need of a better clean, the were cellophane wrappers on the floor, I found an old hair curler on the floor. At £110 a night I would expect a better level of basic cleaning, having said that it was comfortable, had a good night sleep and breakfast was good.
1 night business trip
The Forbes Arms Hotel, Aberdeenshire (county)
Excellent4.0 / 5
Friendly hotel
Nice friendly hotel, peaceful country location, great place to relax. Stayed here a few times now and will continue too when in Aberdeenshire
1 night business trip
The Forbes Arms Hotel, Aberdeenshire (county)
Fair2.0 / 5
Very small room (no 9) poor lighting in the bathroom, had to shower in near darkness. Needs a refurbishment badly. Had to ask for the heating to switched on both nights as the room was draughty due to a very poor window frame which did'nt fit tightly. The staff were friendly, food average despite the high prices. Will not be going back.
2 night business trip

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The Forbes Arms Hotel, Aberdeenshire (county)

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