Hotels in Aberdeen

Aberdeen, a charming city nestled in the North East of Scotland, is an enchanting destination for travellers seeking a rich history, stunning architecture, and picturesque landscapes. Renowned for its sparkling grey granite buildings and thriving oil industry, Aberdeen offers a unique blend of old-world charm and modern innovation.

Whether you're seeking a luxurious hotel with all the trimmings, a cosy bed and breakfast, or an affordable room perfect for a weekend getaway, Aberdeen has just the place for you. Browse through Lycafly's ever-expanding selection of accommodations to suit every budget and preference, and find your ideal home away from home.

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With a history stretching back some 6,000 years, Aberdeen has earned its reputation as a city steeped in tradition and heritage. Today, it is the third most populous city in Scotland, boasting a thriving population and a vibrant local culture. The city's economy, driven largely by the discovery of North Sea oil in 1969, has transformed from traditional industries such as fishing and shipbuilding, establishing Aberdeen as Europe's offshore oil capital.

Visitors can immerse themselves in the city's rich history at the University of Aberdeen, founded in 1495, making it the fifth oldest university in the English-speaking world. Those looking to start a business will find Aberdeen to be the perfect location, as a 2018 study by Paymentsense ranked it as the best city in the UK for entrepreneurs.

When to visit Aberdeen

Aberdeen's allure is present throughout the year, but the best time to visit for pleasant weather is between July and August. Balmy summer days are perfect for exploring the city's sandy coastline and enjoying an array of festivals that light up the streets during this period.

Budget-conscious travellers can take advantage of lower hotel prices in January, while September sees the highest rates. For those seeking a winter getaway filled with skiing and snowboarding adventures, be sure to visit Aberdeen between December and February. Despite being the UK's statistically coldest city, Aberdeen offers milder winter temperatures compared to other northern destinations, ensuring a truly unforgettable experience.

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