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Best Self-Catering Places to Stay in Aberdeen

Thinking of taking a trip to Aberdeen? Find a self-catering accommodation to make the most of this wonderful city. A beautiful place with many amazing sights to see, especially during the spring and summer months.

Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel & Spa

Choosing to stay self-catering is a great option, giving you many opportunities to go out in Aberdeen and find places to explore and eat!

This article will go through some of the best self-catering places to stay in Aberdeen and why you should choose them.

Six Self-Catering Places to Stay

The following hotels, apartments or rooms are all self-catering options when staying in Aberdeen.

This means you may have facilities to cook your own food or choose to find places to eat out and about. (Which won’t be an issue!) Many hotels do offer room service and a restaurant on site.

Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel & Spa

St. Andrew Street, Aberdeen, AB25 1AD, United Kingdom

The Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel and Spa is an exquisite hotel offering accommodation in Aberdeen.

Some of the facilities available at the Sandman are a shared lounge, a bar, fitness area, luxury spa, and a 24-hour shop. There is also free WiFi available.

This hotel also offers ‘locations meaning your dogs are also welcome to stay. Rooms at this hotel all come equipped with a flatscreen TV, fridge, and microwave. Bathrooms are fitted with a shower, and everything else you would need, including free toiletries. Some of the rooms have desks available if you are staying for work purposes.

Bed & Breakfast is available and dine-in packages inside the hotel are able to purchase.

Surrounding this hotel are some popular points of interest including the Aberdeen Art Gallery, Bon Accord & St Nicholas, and Beach Ballroom. The nearest airport is just 5 miles from the Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel & Spa.

Find out more here – https://www.sandmansignature.co.uk

Jurys Inn Aberdeen

Union Square, Guild Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5RG, United Kingdom

If you’re looking to stay somewhere central, and close to many shopping amenities. Jurys Inn Aberdeen is the place. A Trendy Hotel offering accommodation for everyone.

Some facilities available at this hotel are modern meeting rooms, executive suites, and restaurants.

You can also have breakfast at this hotel, delivered to your room if you wish. The restaurants available offer an international menu, or you can enjoy lunch and a drink in the contemporary bar. Costa coffee and tea can also be enjoyed whilst in the lounge area.

24-hour reception service is provided, and all rooms have air conditioning. The rooms at this hotel offer an amazingly comfortable bed, a flat-screen TV, and a hairdryer. Every room has a private bathroom with a range of free toiletries.

Jurys Inn is placed right next to the Union Square Shopping Centre and Aberdeen Rail Station. With just a five-minute walk from the shops, bars, and restaurants. Ferry terminals are less than one mile away from the hotel. Kings Links golf club and Aberdeen Football Club are also less than a 10 drive away.

Find out more here – https://www.jurysinns.com/hotels/aberdeen-city

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Jurys Inn Aberdeen
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Residence Inn by Marriott Aberdeen2

Residence Inn by Marriott Aberdeen

Guestrow, Aberdeen, AB10 1AS, United Kingdom


Residence Inn Aberdeen is situated right in the city centre. A contemporary hotel for those traveling to Aberdeen. You can find studios and suites here, suitable for long-term stays and/or business trips.

You can even bring your pet with you to their pet-friendly accommodation.

The facilities available here are their 24/7 lobby market and free continental breakfast. There is also a 24-hour fitness centre full of modern equipment and free weights.

Rooms at this hotel offer a seating area with a workspace and free Wifi. Residence Inn also offers fully equipped kitchens with grocery delivery service, so it really is a great self-catering option.

Residence Inn by Marriott Aberdeen is only a 20-minute walk from the beach!You can also easily access Bon Accord & St Nicholas shopping centre is less than 100 yards from the hotel. Union Square shopping centre, Aberdeen Maritime Museum, and Union Stree are only a few minute’s walk away.

The Aberdeen Exhibition Centre is 15 minutes from the hotel and a 20-minute drive to the airport.

Find out more here – https://www.marriott.co.uk/hotels/travel/abzri-residence-inn-aberdeen/

Kepplestone Manor

80 – 101 Queens Highland, Queens Road, Aberdeen, AB15 4AS, United Kingdom

Kepplestone Manor offers a place to stay with their luxury serviced apartments. Mostly suited to businesses or families relocating to the area, you can also enjoy a breakaway to visit Aberdeen.

Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel, and you can benefit from free parking too!

The apartment rooms at Kepplestone Manor come with a fully equipped kitchen with a smeg hob, microwave, oven, washing machine, refrigerator and dishwasher. The lounge area in the apartment has a flat-screen Tv with Freeview. Every apartment also has a balcony and underfloor heating.

Since these apartments are situated in the heart of Aberdeen’s West End, it’s only a 15-minute drive from the airport and a 5-minute drive from the city centre. You can also reach a range of golf clubs within 15 minutes of driving.  

Find out more here – http://www.kepplestonemanor.com

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Kepplestone Manor
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Gallery Cottage 

Gallery Cottage 

Contlaw Road the Gallery Cottage, Aberdeen, AB13 0ER, United Kingdom

For a more authentic stay in Aberdeen, you could try staying in a classic cottage, or other available self-catering breaks you can find that hold the beauty of the city.

Gallery Cottage is an accommodation set in a more rural area of Aberdeen. So, if you’re looking for a quiet break away, a little cottage like this is perfect.

The facilities available at the Gallery Cottage are private parking, a garden, and free WiFi.

Rooms here are located on the ground floor, equipped with two bedrooms, a kitchen with a fridge, microwave, washing machine, and a toaster. The living area benefits from a flat-screen TV.

The Gallery Cottage is 6.8 miles from the Beach Ballroom, 6.2 miles away from Hilton Community Centre and the nearest airport is also 6.2 miles away.

Marischal Apartments

23 Marischal Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5AD, United Kingdom 

The Marischal Apartments in Aberdeen provide a modern home from home feeling, offering the perfect self-catering accommodation. Presenting rooms with up to three bedrooms, this is the perfect place to stay if you’re visiting for business or recreational purposes.

Facilities available at the Marischal Apartments are non-smoking rooms, daily housekeeping service, free breakfast, free WiFi and many activities to take part in.

The rooms here are decorated with a neutral tone, featuring a large lounge area with a flat-screen TV and comfortable sofas.

Every apartment has a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, washing machine, and oven. You can receive free complimentary toiletries when using the private bath or shower rooms.

Located in central Aberdeen, the Marischal Apartments are just 100 yards from the Aberdeen Harbour and a 5-minute walk from the railway station. The Aberdeen Art Gallery is just 550 yards away and St Machar’s Cathedral is just 450 yards away.
You can reach the shopping area of Union street in less than one minute! You can also enjoy many water sport activities less than a 10-minute drive away from the beach.

Find out more here – https://www.marischalapartments.co.uk

Marischal Apartments
Marischal Square, Aberdeen

To Conclude

Hopefully, you have found somewhere you would like to stay when visiting Aberdeen.

Wherever you choose for your self-catering getaway in Aberdeen be sure to make the most of the granite buildings, the beautiful scenery, and the many places you can visit within the city to make your visit here forever memorable.

Aberdeen City Centre