The newly launched five-star Balmoral Arms sits in the heart of the Victorian village of Ballater, Royal Deeside, Scotland.

A place with nature, heritage and style come together, featuring luxurious rooms and suites, our five-star inn has had a royal five-star upgrade with locally inspired cuisine.

Pay a visit to the Balmoral Arms (formerly Deeside Inn), and find The Queen's accommodation at Balmoral Castle. Discover the River Dee, while admiring the iconic wildlife from soaring eagles and red squirrels to Scottish wildcats.

Explore everything Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms National Park has to offer.

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"The staff are friendly and professional in their attentive approach. The food is excellent, good homely menu to choose from and the bar prices are fair. An ideal location for hill walking and exploring the surrounding hills, or to use as a base to tour further afield by car or bike. I will be booking a return trip very soon."

To find out more about Balmoral Arms, please get in touch.

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