Aberdeenshire hotel dating back to order of Knights Templar gets six-figure makeover

An historic Aberdeenshire hotel is set to benefit from a six-figure investment to support its growth.

Dating back to the order of Knights Templar in 1225 AD, the Aberdeenshire hotel boasts some original features.
Dating back to the order of Knights Templar in 1225 AD, the Aberdeenshire hotel boasts some original features.

Maryculter House on South Deeside Road near Aberdeen will see all of its 40 bedrooms and public areas transformed as part of the major makeover which is due to be completed this year.

Immersed in history and dating back to the order of Knights Templar, the hotel boasts some original features which will be preserved as part of the refurbishment and “enhanced” with a “modern luxury Scottish aesthetic” planned for the public areas and bedrooms.

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Peter Walker, managing director of Maryculter House, said: “With such positivity surrounding tourism in the area, our collaborative partnerships with the world famous Lonach and Braemar highland games, and the drive to showcase our hotel steeped in history, we hope the refurb will play a considerable part in diversifying the hotel and attracting new customers.”