The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa
North Deeside Road, Pitfodels, Aberdeen, AB15 9YA, Scotland, United Kingdom.
01224 861 000
Luxury, Elegant and Relaxed
The Marcliffe at Pitfodels is a luxurious, relaxed and ultra-elegant five-star Scottish country hotel set in its own picturesque grounds on the outskirts of the historic city of Aberdeen in North-east Scotland.
Since the officially opening in 1993 by Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev, it has earned worldwide renown as Aberdeen's only five-star hotel, and the ideal base for exploring all the many riches that Scotland has to offer.
Although the Marcliffe offers a comprehensive range of superb facilities, which has deservedly earned it membership of the coveted Small Luxury Hotels of the World, it is essentially a family-friendly intimate hotel run by Owner Stewart Spence who is fiercely proud of its ambience of warmth, ease and charm.
You will have your own reasons for seeking a hotel of the calibre of the Marcliffe - perhaps you wish to visit the Grampian Region for a business meeting, perhaps you simply want to relax and chill-out in the comforting atmosphere of an exclusive hotel, or perhaps you want to be in adventurous mood and strike out on a famous tourist trail in which Scotland is the perfect place to explore the past, the present and the future.
Steeped in history, with an outstandingly rich heritage, you can discover and explore Scotland and all of its glories from your Marcliffe base which is ideally located to embrace and enjoy many of the country's finest attractions - all within easy travelling distance.
When you choose the Marcliffe as your hotel of choice, you can select from five suites and 37 bedrooms - all individually designed with your comfort in mind. Suites and rooms have king-size or zip-link beds, while inter-connecting rooms have double and twin beds to accommodate four guests, with extra roll-away beds available for larger families. Naturally, we all have all the ancillary facilities you would expect of a five-star hotel, including 24-hour room service and our attentive staffs who will guarantee to make your stay at the Marcliffe a most memorable experience.
As one of the UK's most distinguished hotels, the Marcliffe at has welcomed many high-profile guests. From the British Royal Family, there has been HRH Prince Charles and HRH Princess Anne; foreign dignitaries including the Sultan of Brunei; former British Prime Minister and world statesman Tony Blair; actor Charlton Heston and rock star Rod Stewart from the show business world, and legendary US golfer Tom Watson. It also caters specifically for the business and corporate world.
The hotel offers a choice of six private banqueting and conference rooms. These striking individually-decorated suites are ideal for cocktail parties, private luncheons and dinners, and receptions and board meetings for any number ranging from just two to 400. Many special events such as themed banquets, new product launches, press conferences and satellite conferencing are held in the various suites for our extensive private corporate client portfolio.
And if you seek a romantic wedding, in the most romantic of countries, the Marcliffe at Pitfodels will provide an all-in package to cater for all your needs - even a kilted Scottish piper!
We are especially proud of our culinary delights. In the design and preparation of our cuisine, our team of chefs selects locally-grown vegetables to complement Scotland's finest fish, meat and game...and reflect the truly Scottish nature of the Marcliffe. Set amid mature trees in 11 acres of wooded grounds, the Marcliffe has an instantly recognisable feeling of the countryside - but is just 10 minutes drive from Aberdeen city centre.