COVID-19 ALERT
If you are travelling to Scotland from outside the United Kingdom or you reside in Scotland but have travelled outside the country in the past 14 days, you will need to observe a self-isolation period of 14 days or the entire duration of your stay, whichever is shorter. During this time, you will not be able to leave your lodge or suite. Local lockdowns are also being enforced in areas where there are high COVID-19 cases as part of the Scotland National Health Service test-and-trace system. For more information on travel restrictions or guidelines, visit our Travel Updates web page.

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HExterior of Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges in Royal Deeside, Scotland
Exterior of Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges in Royal Deeside, Scotland
Terrace at Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges in Royal Deeside, Scotland
Living Area at Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges in Royal Deeside, Scotland
Kitchen at Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges in Royal Deeside, Scotland
Bedroom at Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges in Royal Deeside, Scotland
Bathroom at Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges in Royal Deeside, Scotland
Indoor Pool at Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges in Royal Deeside, Scotland

Ballater, Royal Deeside, Scotland

COVID-19 Alert:
Starting on August 5, local restrictions in Aberdeen City addressing COVID-19 require all bars, restaurants, cafes and pubs to close by 5 p.m. The Scottish Government is advising people not to travel to Aberdeen while the restrictions are in place. Note: Hours of operations for restaurants at each of the Scotland properties will vary based on new protocols established as part of HGV’s Enhanced Care Guidelines. Please contact the resort for more information or the front desk for food and beverage options during your stay.

If you are travelling to Scotland from outside the United Kingdom or you reside in Scotland but have travelled outside the country in the past 14 days, you will need to observe a self-isolation period of 14 days or the entire duration of your stay, whichever is shorter. During this time, you will not be able to leave your lodge or suite. Local lockdowns are also being enforced in areas where there are high COVID-19 cases as part of the Scotland National Health Service test-and-trace system.

Hilton Grand Vacations strongly recommends that all guests staying at our properties outside the United States wear face coverings while in all public spaces. Any government mandate requiring the use of face coverings supersedes our policy. For more information, visit our Travel Updates web page.

Pool areas and other amenities, such as gyms, will be open wherever state and local jurisdictions allow, and following social distancing and sanitation guidelines. As we continue to re-open properties, we will be reviewing hours of operations and modifying the delivery of on-site services. We greatly appreciate your patience during this time.

Good To Go Hilton Cleanstay Visit our dedicated page to learn more about Hilton Grand Vacations' elevated cleaning and hygiene standards.

Craigendarroch – Royal Deeside

For hundreds of years Royal Deeside has been one of Scotland's best-kept secrets and the favourite retreat of the Royal Family. Here, on the wooded banks of the River Dee, find one of the country's most prestigious holiday resorts.

Centuries of tradition and heritage are brought to life in this beautiful area, with its quiet charms and relaxing pace of life, which capture the essence of a true Highland holiday experience.


Lodge Features

Enjoy a 3, 4 or 7-night holiday in these spacious properties. The onsite Country Club offers extensive leisure facilities including, pools, squash, tennis, sauna and steam rooms, bars and restaurants. Golf, horse riding, cycling and walking trails are all nearby. Balmoral Castle, summer home to the Royal family and the Lochnagar whisky distillery are only a 12km drive away.

  • Self-catering lodges for 4–8 guests
  • Open-plan living area with TV, hi-fi, DVD player and games table
  • Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • Guest twin rooms with bathroom shower
  • Private terrace
  • Free Wi-Fi

Contact Details

Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch
Braemar Road
Ballater
Royal Deeside
AB35 5XA
013397 55858


Lodges Sales

Virtual Tour of Lodges available
John.pringle@hgv.com
013397 55434


To Rent a Lodge

higvc@hgv.com
013397 55558

COVID-19 Alert:
Starting on August 5, local restrictions in Aberdeen City addressing COVID-19 require all bars, restaurants, cafes and pubs to close by 5 p.m. The Scottish Government is advising people not to travel to Aberdeen while the restrictions are in place. Note: Hours of operations for restaurants at each of the Scotland properties will vary based on new protocols established as part of HGV’s Enhanced Care Guidelines. Please contact the resort for more information or the front desk for food and beverage options during your stay.

If you are travelling to Scotland from outside the United Kingdom or you reside in Scotland but have travelled outside the country in the past 14 days, you will need to observe a self-isolation period of 14 days or the entire duration of your stay, whichever is shorter. During this time, you will not be able to leave your lodge or suite. Local lockdowns are also being enforced in areas where there are high COVID-19 cases as part of the Scotland National Health Service test-and-trace system.

Hilton Grand Vacations strongly recommends that all guests staying at our properties outside the United States wear face coverings while in all public spaces. Any government mandate requiring the use of face coverings supersedes our policy. For more information, visit our Travel Updates web page.

Pool areas and other amenities, such as gyms, will be open wherever state and local jurisdictions allow, and following social distancing and sanitation guidelines. As we continue to re-open properties, we will be reviewing hours of operations and modifying the delivery of on-site services. We greatly appreciate your patience during this time.

Good To Go Hilton Cleanstay Visit our dedicated page to learn more about Hilton Grand Vacations' elevated cleaning and hygiene standards.

Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges

Our 99 lodges, set in 33 acres of the estate, offer accommodation for 2, 4, 6 & 8 guests in a range of lodge styles and sizes. The lodges have all been designed at Craigendarroch for pure enjoyment — with room to relax, to soak up the panoramic splendour of Royal Deeside, and enjoy the seclusion and privacy of your own home from home.

The open-plan lounges are stylish and relaxing, with sofas to sink into, high quality television, video, and a state-of-the-art sound system. The bedrooms are warm and welcoming, with handcrafted suites.

In the kitchen you'll find all the home from home appliances, including a fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave, and the dining area is the setting for many of the happy memories you'll take away from Craigendarroch. Completed and furnished with care, and set in a private and secluded location within the estate, these are homes you'll want to call your own.

COVID-19 Alert:
Starting on August 5, local restrictions in Aberdeen City addressing COVID-19 require all bars, restaurants, cafes and pubs to close by 5 p.m. The Scottish Government is advising people not to travel to Aberdeen while the restrictions are in place. Note: Hours of operations for restaurants at each of the Scotland properties will vary based on new protocols established as part of HGV’s Enhanced Care Guidelines. Please contact the resort for more information or the front desk for food and beverage options during your stay.

If you are travelling to Scotland from outside the United Kingdom or you reside in Scotland but have travelled outside the country in the past 14 days, you will need to observe a self-isolation period of 14 days or the entire duration of your stay, whichever is shorter. During this time, you will not be able to leave your lodge or suite. Local lockdowns are also being enforced in areas where there are high COVID-19 cases as part of the Scotland National Health Service test-and-trace system.

Hilton Grand Vacations strongly recommends that all guests staying at our properties outside the United States wear face coverings while in all public spaces. Any government mandate requiring the use of face coverings supersedes our policy. For more information, visit our Travel Updates web page.

Pool areas and other amenities, such as gyms, will be open wherever state and local jurisdictions allow, and following social distancing and sanitation guidelines. As we continue to re-open properties, we will be reviewing hours of operations and modifying the delivery of on-site services. We greatly appreciate your patience during this time.

Good To Go Hilton Cleanstay Visit our dedicated page to learn more about Hilton Grand Vacations' elevated cleaning and hygiene standards.

Craigendarroch Health Club & Spa

The Craigendarroch Health Club & Spa located at the Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch offers members and guests staying at the resort a wide range of leisure and relaxation options.

  • Open 7am – 10pm daily. (The Fitness Suite closes at 9.30pm and the Pool areas at 9.45pm)
  • Membership categories of Full, Off Peak, Child & 60 Plus are offered
  • Membership information is available at the Leisure Desk or by clicking Membership here.
  • Regular classes are held for Yoga, Circuits, Aqua Aerobics — information from the Club Reception.
  • Swimming lessons & Personal training available.
  • The House Spa — offering a range of ESPA treatments for men and woman, ESPA products, gifts, vouchers and all professional hair dressing services. General opening hours: daily, 10.00am – 6.00pm.

The Craigendarroch Health Club & Spa facilities include:

  • Two indoor pools and spa bath
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Fitness Suite
  • Squash Court
  • Tennis Court (outdoor)
  • Table Tennis
  • Snooker Room
  • The Keiller Brasserie & Lounge

Swimming

Children under 6 years of age are only permitted to use the children's pools and main pool, and must refrain from using the sauna, steam room and spa bath. Please be aware that due to safety legislation one adult can only supervise up to 2 children under 16 years at any one time, and these children must be accompanied in the water.


Leisure Desk

013397 53435

COVID-19 Alert:
Starting on August 5, local restrictions in Aberdeen City addressing COVID-19 require all bars, restaurants, cafes and pubs to close by 5 p.m. The Scottish Government is advising people not to travel to Aberdeen while the restrictions are in place. Note: Hours of operations for restaurants at each of the Scotland properties will vary based on new protocols established as part of HGV’s Enhanced Care Guidelines. Please contact the resort for more information or the front desk for food and beverage options during your stay.

If you are travelling to Scotland from outside the United Kingdom or you reside in Scotland but have travelled outside the country in the past 14 days, you will need to observe a self-isolation period of 14 days or the entire duration of your stay, whichever is shorter. During this time, you will not be able to leave your lodge or suite. Local lockdowns are also being enforced in areas where there are high COVID-19 cases as part of the Scotland National Health Service test-and-trace system.

Hilton Grand Vacations strongly recommends that all guests staying at our properties outside the United States wear face coverings while in all public spaces. Any government mandate requiring the use of face coverings supersedes our policy. For more information, visit our Travel Updates web page.

Pool areas and other amenities, such as gyms, will be open wherever state and local jurisdictions allow, and following social distancing and sanitation guidelines. As we continue to re-open properties, we will be reviewing hours of operations and modifying the delivery of on-site services. We greatly appreciate your patience during this time.

Good To Go Hilton Cleanstay Visit our dedicated page to learn more about Hilton Grand Vacations' elevated cleaning and hygiene standards.

The Keiller Brasserie and Keiller Lounge

The Keiller Brasserie & Keiller Lounge boasts relaxed comfort and elegance with our Chef focusing on seasonally selected menus based on local produce and a blend of traditional and modern cuisine. The Keiller Lounge offers an ideal location to get together, relax and celebrate with great food and conversation. The Keiller Brasserie boasts a stylish & elegant atmosphere with popular steak night and Sunday lunches. Young diners are made very welcome and have their own "Hungry Highlander" menu.

The restaurant and lounge have been named after the Keiller family from Dundee, ( of Marmalade fame ) who built the main house here in 1891. We hope you will have the opportunity to join us, or re-visit us again soon.


KEILLER BRASSERIE – CLOSED

Breakfast: Daily, 8.00am – 10.00am last orders
Dinner: Wednesday to Sunday, 6.00pm – 9.00pm last orders ("Steak Night", Wednesday)
"Brasserie Favourites", menu available in the Keiller Lounge: Monday & Tuesday, 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Sunday Lunch: 12.30pm – 2.30pm


Keiller Lounge Opening Hours

  • Daily, 12 noon – 8.30pm
  • Serving a limited pre-packed offering, sandwiches, cakes and beverages until 4pm. Bar Beverages from 12 noon – 8.30pm.
  • Outdoor seating will be available on the terrace, weather permitting!
  • There will be no events or entertainment hosted in the Keiller Lounge
  • Social distancing practises will be implemented throughout, with clear signage directing you and our Team Members to keep a safe distance.

Keiller Lounge Menu

Reservations in the Keiller Brasserie are highly recommended. Please dial +44(0)13397 55858 or make a reservation online at resdiary.com .

COVID-19 Alert:
Starting on August 5, local restrictions in Aberdeen City addressing COVID-19 require all bars, restaurants, cafes and pubs to close by 5 p.m. The Scottish Government is advising people not to travel to Aberdeen while the restrictions are in place. Note: Hours of operations for restaurants at each of the Scotland properties will vary based on new protocols established as part of HGV’s Enhanced Care Guidelines. Please contact the resort for more information or the front desk for food and beverage options during your stay.

If you are travelling to Scotland from outside the United Kingdom or you reside in Scotland but have travelled outside the country in the past 14 days, you will need to observe a self-isolation period of 14 days or the entire duration of your stay, whichever is shorter. During this time, you will not be able to leave your lodge or suite. Local lockdowns are also being enforced in areas where there are high COVID-19 cases as part of the Scotland National Health Service test-and-trace system.

Hilton Grand Vacations strongly recommends that all guests staying at our properties outside the United States wear face coverings while in all public spaces. Any government mandate requiring the use of face coverings supersedes our policy. For more information, visit our Travel Updates web page.

Pool areas and other amenities, such as gyms, will be open wherever state and local jurisdictions allow, and following social distancing and sanitation guidelines. As we continue to re-open properties, we will be reviewing hours of operations and modifying the delivery of on-site services. We greatly appreciate your patience during this time.

Good To Go Hilton Cleanstay Visit our dedicated page to learn more about Hilton Grand Vacations' elevated cleaning and hygiene standards.

Leisure facilities open

  • Outdoor tennis (racket hire and booking can be made at the main reception)
  • Children's outdoor play area
  • Keiller Lounge

Lodges at Craigendarroch offer complimentary wireless internet access. Lodge electricity is metered and charged on departure

(*) – Additional charges may be payable for these facilities

Leisure facilities suspended

These facilities will only open following guidance from the Scottish Government:

  • 55-foot Lagoon Pool
  • Fitness Suite
  • Whirlpool Spa
  • Squash Court
  • The House Spa at Craigendarroch
  • Snooker Room
  • Games Room
  • Aerobics Studio
  • Keiller Brasserie

Nearby Facilities

  • Golf
  • Highland Games
  • Balmoral Castle
  • Fishing on the River Dee
  • Winter Sports
  • Bike Hire
  • Royal Lochnagar Distillery
  • Victorian Heritage Trail
  • Walking in The Cairngorms and The Grampians
  • Crathie Church
  • Cairngorm National Park

COVID-19 Alert:
Starting on August 5, local restrictions in Aberdeen City addressing COVID-19 require all bars, restaurants, cafes and pubs to close by 5 p.m. The Scottish Government is advising people not to travel to Aberdeen while the restrictions are in place. Note: Hours of operations for restaurants at each of the Scotland properties will vary based on new protocols established as part of HGV’s Enhanced Care Guidelines. Please contact the resort for more information or the front desk for food and beverage options during your stay.

If you are travelling to Scotland from outside the United Kingdom or you reside in Scotland but have travelled outside the country in the past 14 days, you will need to observe a self-isolation period of 14 days or the entire duration of your stay, whichever is shorter. During this time, you will not be able to leave your lodge or suite. Local lockdowns are also being enforced in areas where there are high COVID-19 cases as part of the Scotland National Health Service test-and-trace system.

Hilton Grand Vacations strongly recommends that all guests staying at our properties outside the United States wear face coverings while in all public spaces. Any government mandate requiring the use of face coverings supersedes our policy. For more information, visit our Travel Updates web page.

Pool areas and other amenities, such as gyms, will be open wherever state and local jurisdictions allow, and following social distancing and sanitation guidelines. As we continue to re-open properties, we will be reviewing hours of operations and modifying the delivery of on-site services. We greatly appreciate your patience during this time.

Good To Go Hilton Cleanstay Visit our dedicated page to learn more about Hilton Grand Vacations' elevated cleaning and hygiene standards.

Travelling to Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges

Craigendarroch is situated just outside the village of Ballater, on the main A93 Aberdeen-Braemar-Perth road. The entrance is west of the village of Ballater, and is 43 miles from the city of Aberdeen.

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