The Forbes Arms Hotel


Forbes, Bridge of Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8QJ

    Welcome to The Forbes Arms Hotel.

    Welcome to The Forbes Arms Hotel.


    The Forbes Arms Hotel is a well-known landmark to
    Sportsmen, visitors and tourists in this charming
    part of rural Aberdeenshire. Situated just
    beyond the bridge over the river Don  the Forbes
    Arms Hotel offers modern hotel facilities
    Including comfortable en suite letting bedrooms with free WI-FI,
    popular bars and a charming restaurant with a
    conservatory style extension overlooking the
    River. The hotel gardens run down to the river
    and are popular for alfresco dining.
    Bridge of Alford is a small country village
    nestling in the Vale of Alford on the banks of the
    River Don and is surrounded by the Hills of
    Bennarchie and Coreen. Despite this tranquillity
    the City of Aberdeen is only a 40 minute drive
    away. The Forbes Arms Hotel enjoys a highly
    visible location in the village and is ideally
    situated to benefit from sportsmen and visitors
    to the area together with local patronage. The
    area is reputed to be where the world famous
    Aberdeen Angus breed of cattle originates and
    has many attractions to offer the visitor
    including a Heritage Centre, Transport
    Museum, Steam Railway, a Country Park
    incorporating an historic battlefield and a golf
    course, all within easy reach of the hotel

    on the banks of the River Don

    3 Small Hotel
    Opening Times
    Opening times 2014
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    double room
    £90.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    family room 1
    £110.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    family room 2
    £110.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    family room 3
    £110.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    single room
    £60.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    £90.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Hotel Breaks


    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Cot Available
    • Outdoor Play Area
    • Children Welcome


    • Lounge
    • Iron Available
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Telephone
    • Linen Provided
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Shower
    • Private Bathroom
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Towels Provided
    • Drying Facilities
    • Toilets
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Bath Ensuite
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Indoor Recreational Facilities
    • Television
    • Garden
    • Entertainment Available
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Electron
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • BACS
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card
    • Cheque


    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Private Car Space
    • Disabled Parking
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Private Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site


    • Bar Available
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement
    • Restaurant
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Breakfast Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free
    • Lunch Available
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Vegetarian Food Available
    • Dinner Available
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Dairy Free

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals


    • Internet Access
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Picnic Area
    • Fax/Email Facilities


    • Village Location
    • Rural Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Groups Welcome
    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Young People
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • Business Travellers
    • Unaccompanied Children
    • Children Welcome

    Road Directions

    The Forbes Arms Hotel is on the A944 road

    Public Transport Directions

    The Hotel ies on a well run bus route and is only 10 miles from the nearest train link

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by a ramp or lift :
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to the bar
      • to the lounge

    General Questions

    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower
      • level entry shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.


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