Douneside House offers a truly luxurious hotel stay within the grounds of the MacRobert Estate in Aberdeenshire and the Scottish Highlands.\r\n\r\nBased in Tarland (50km from Aberdeen) Douneside is surrounded by rolling countryside; guests can relax in 17 acres of beautifully tended gardens and its location is a great base to explore some of Scotland's finest sporting and leisure pursuits. Douneside situated in the heart of Royal Deeside and Aberdeenshire and there are incomparable touring, walking, climbing and fishing opportunities nearby.\r\n\r\nThere are 13 elegantly furnished bedrooms in the main building. While guest rooms range in size and style, all showcase an innovative classic-contemporary design, combining the building\u2019s remarkable heritage with Scottish tradition and modern luxuries.\r\n\r\nDouneside House also offers a range of apartments and cottages, which are perfect for families or friends travelling together, and are also dog friendly. The apartments and cottages range in size for studio to 3 bedrooms. Some offer their own private garden and patio area.\r\n\r\nGuests can also enjoy free access to Douneside's onsite Health Club during their stay - with indoor swimming pool, sauna, and steam room and state-of-the-art gym. There is also a range of fitness classes available, an advanced booking may be required.\r\n\r\nA visit to Douneside House means that you will be able to indulge in a truly memorable culinary experience, courtesy of their passionate Head Chef, David Butters. A range of menus is offered including lunch, afternoon tea, table d'hote and tasting menus, mostly using local produce and fruit and vegetables grown organically in the grounds of the property.\r\n\r\nThe property has a cosy bar where guests can enjoy a drink together. WiFi is available throughout the property and grounds. The nearest airport is Aberdeen Airport, 48 km from Douneside House.