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The Forbes Arms Hotel, Alford

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
Alford Bridge of AlfordAberdeenshire, AlfordScotlandAB33 8QJUnited Kingdom
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Good3.2 / 5
  • A great weekend away. Well placed to explore the region. Great fishing in the Dee river…Sep 5, 2016
  • The hotel is located in a very beautiful country side and there ends the positives. We…Sep 30, 2014
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From 66 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

The Forbes Arms Hotel, Alford

from $61
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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 animals welcome)

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
  • Barbecue 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
  • Shower only
  • 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 35 reviews

The Forbes Arms Hotel, Alford
Good3.0 / 5
Bathroom décor tired. OK for a bed for the night.
1 night business trip
The Forbes Arms Hotel, Alford
Good3.0 / 5
Nice.... With a touch of Fawlty Towers
Really Nice breakfast. Surprised when I asked for a new lightbulb that the staff member said there were no spares. Couldn't use the loo straight after another person as flush refill took ages! Heating in room is controlled by reception so had to ask for it to be turned on. Bathroom Taps turn completely and wallpaper held together with cello tape
2 night romance trip
The Forbes Arms Hotel, Alford
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, Alford
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, Alford
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

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The Forbes Arms Hotel, Alford

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