For some alternatives, look at the Hilton Grand Vacations at Craigendarroch Suites and the Lodge on the Loch of Aboyne. They are 12 kilometres and 6 kilometres respectively from the center. Wotif also recommends the Deeside Inn and the Forbes Arms Hotel. The first is 12 kilometres away from town, while the second is 20 kilometres away.
The nearby localities of Inchmarlo and Braemar are certainly worth checking out. Inchmarlo is 19 kilometres to the east of Aboyne, while Braemar is 35 kilometres to the west. Inchmarlo hotels are the Tor Na Coille Hotel & Restaurant and Raemoir House. Braemar choices include the Moorfield House Hotel and Braemar Lodge Hotel.
Hotels in Aboyne start at AU$176 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.