A homely welcome awaits you at Aurora Guest House in Aberdeen's west end whether you are coming for work or pleasure. Built in 1880 we have refurbished it to keep the Victorian features yet a clean and modern feel throughout.

* 4 star rating with Visit Scotland
* TripAdvisor Award of Excellence 2016
* Full cooked or healthy option breakfast
* Freshly cooked to order included
* Taste Our Best Visit Scotland Award
* Member of the Cyclist & Golfer Visit Scotland Welcome Schemes
* Free parking & WiFi
* Free home bakes, toffee, tea & coffee
* Only 1.2 miles to city centre
* Excellent public transport on the doorstep.

We hope you will come and stay with us soon and try our friendly Scottish hospitality. Should you require regular accommodation, or have any queries, please do not hesitate to call or email us.

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There are a total of 8 letting rooms, all en-suite with power showers, toilet and sink, except room 1 which has  a private bathroom with power shower/bath/toilet and sink. They are all furnished to a very high standard with solid oak furniture, most of them totally refurbished in the last couple of years. We have a choice of single/double/twin/family or zip and link super-king size bedrooms. There are 2 ground floor rooms both with wooden flooring, ideal for people with allergies or people unable to cope with stairs. One is a single room and the other a family/twin/king size. Our other family room is a large family room on the top floor with a double and single bed.

All rooms have Wi-Fi, flatscreen TV /CD/DVD players, hairdryer, hospitality trays, complimentary toiletries etc. There are always home bakes and Scottish tablet to help yourself  in the residents lounge and additional fruit and herbal teas. There is free parking available for up to 7 cars.

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Room Prices

En-suite Room
Singles from £45
Doubles from £75

With Private Facilities
Single from £45

Family Room
Double occupancy from £75
+ additional cost per adult/child

Family Suite
Double occupancy from £75
+ additional cost per adult/child

Please note card details must be provided at time of booking.
There is a 2.5% charge for credit card payment.
A minimum of 48 hours is needed to cancel your booking.

Breakfast is served Monday-Friday 7.00-8.30am, Saturday/Sunday 8.00-9.15am. If you need to make an early departure, milk/juice/cereal can be arranged. If you prefer, a sandwich can be made up for you to take away. The Dining Room seats 12 guests. High chair available. David worked as a Head Chef for 18 years so fresh, home cooked food is guaranteed and dietary requirements can be catered for on request. All our eggs are free range. There is always homebakes and homemade tablet available along with herbal and fruit teas to help yourself. You will be impressed with our residents lounge with its original stripped floor and Victorian fireplace. A place for you to relax, sit quietly and read. On the coldest days, the fire is lit for you just to sit and enjoy. The lounge leads into a bright south facing dining room with wall to wall windows overlooking a beautiful garden and you can view the countryside on the outskirts of Aberdeen or be lucky enough to watch the sunrise as you have breakfast.

We will always try where possible to use Scottish Produce: Porridge (Hamlyns Scottish Oatmeal, Banff), Free Range Eggs (Odmoston Farm, Laurencekirk), Bacon (D&R Stevensons, Scotland), Black Pudding (Charles MacLeod, Stornoway), Salmon (Loch Fyne), Tomatoes/Garnish (home grown or local when available), Mushrooms (Monaghan, East Lothian), Milk (Graham’s Family Dairy, Scotland), Yoghurt (Rowan Glen, Newton Stewart, Scotland), Fruit Salads (Charleton Fruit Farm, Montrose (seasonal)), Jams/Marmalade (all home made using fruit from local friends & neighbours), Plums / Rhubarb / Gooseberrys / Apples / Raspberries / Strawberries / Blackcurrants etc (Charleton Fruit Farm, Montrose), Pancakes (freshly made), Aberdeen Butteries (Scottish).

Breakfast Menu

Grapefruit/Orange Juice Cereal/

Scottish Porridge
Full Scottish Breakfast
Sausage, Bacon, Tomato, Baked Beans, Mushrooms
Black Pudding Fried/Scrambled/Poached Egg
(or any combination of the above)
Bacon & Egg Sandwich
Black Pudding with Poached Eggs
Scrambled Eggs with Hot Smoked Salmon
Fresh Fruit Salad Platter/Yogurt
Eggs: Boiled Scrambled or Poached
Tea/fruit/herbal/mint tea
Coffee filtered/instant
Toast Wholemeal/White Bread
Aberdeen Butteries/Freshly Made Pancakes
Homemade Jams/Marmalade made with real fruit

We will always try to cater for any Special dietary needs.

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Please click Book Now to check availability and book online - remember and book direct for the best price! Credit card details will be requested to secure your booking but no initial charge will be made. Some of our rooms are bookable for 1 night but some have a minimum of 2 nights. If you cannot find what you are looking for online please email info @ auroraguesthouse.com or call +44 1224 311602 as all our availability may not be shown.

Any queries at all please do not hesitate to contact us, we will do our best to accommodate you.

Aberdeen City

Aberdeen is the oil capital of Europe. That it has the 2nd largest greenhouse in Europe at Duthie Park. Famous for it Granite  lots of beautiful buildings.  Old Aberdeen with its cobbled streets ‘Fittie’ Footdee  a quaint fishing village with its old cottages and smoke houses. The Maritime museum telling the history of the fishing industry through to the oil industry. Excellent Universities.

The Region

Aberdeenshire enjoys an impressive mix of beautiful and varied countryside with a busy and interesting city at its heart. The region boasts nearly 300km of coastline, winding rivers, vast forests and open countryside and includes a number of NE towns. The region has around 20 small towns and features quiet coastal retreats such as Pennan and popular highland tourist destinations like Braemar. The region also features two of Scotland’s five skiing destinations, the Lecht and Glenshee. Stonehaven only 15 miles away with Dunnottar Castle on the outskirts. Drum & Crathes Castle Steam Railway now open  at Crathes Castle Fraser /Balmoral Lochnagar Distillery Glen Garioch Distillery all within easy reach of Aberdeen. Various Golf Courses. Royal Deeside with its beautiful countryside, Feughside where the salmon jump. The Aurora Borealis (or Northern Lights) is a spectacular natural phenomenon which can occasionally by seen over the night sky in the region (see the spectacular photo taken by Rob Powell Photography over Dunnottar Castle below and in the banner rotation above).


Scotland is located in Northern Europe and is bounded to the east by the North Sea and by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and North. It is around half the size of England, but most of its landmass is comprised of moorlands, mountains and about 800 islands.

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