Douneside House is situated in the Scottish Highlands, steeped in history and full of character. Following a major renovation, our historic house re-opened its doors on the 1st June 2016, offering guests a luxurious Scottish countryside stay. Perfectly located, experience castle and whisky trails, picturesque villages, fishing, golf and so much more. With easy access to the Cairngorms and Scottish Highlands, it’s an ideal location for those who wish to experience the great outdoors.
The hotels offers 13 elegantly furnished bedrooms in our main building. While guest rooms range in size and style, all showcase an innovative classic-contemporary design, combining the building’s remarkable heritage with Scottish tradition and modern luxuries. Also, ranging from one to three bedrooms, the unique holiday cottages are the perfect base for exploring beautiful Royal Deeside. Experience castle and whisky trails, picturesque villages, fishing, golf and so much more. With easy access to the Cairngorms and Scottish Highlands, it’s an ideal location for those who wish to experience the great outdoors.
A visit to Douneside House means that you will be able to indulge in a truly memorable culinary experience, courtesy of the passionate Head Chef, David Butters and his award winning team. He has created a range of innovative menus to suit all occasions and preferences, from a highly sophisticate 6 course tasting menu, to a table d’hôte set menu with three options each evening. Both can be enjoyed in the elegant restaurant, which showcases antique furnishings within a contemporary setting. All menus focus on featuring the freshest local produce, with fruit and vegetables picked daily from the Douneside Garden.
Guests staying in the main house and the holiday cottages have full access to all of our facilities; including an on-site Health Club with swimming pool, gym, games room, sauna and steam room. Within the grounds there is a tennis court, putting or croquet on the ‘infinity lawn’, a children’s play park and, of course, the 17 acres of beautiful gardens to explore or relax.