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Northern Scotland guesthouses

Northern Scotland

Sometimes, patients – or their families – have their lives disrupted by a health crisis and find they need somewhere safe and comfortable to stay for a few days. That’s where our unique guesthouse comes in.

Every year, the Red Cross offers comfortable accommodation to thousands of people from across the UK and abroad. With years of experience in caring for people in crisis, we ensure guests can have a comfortable stay without additional worries about accommodation.

The Red Cross guesthouses provides a unique home-from-home for:

  • Outpatients attending hospital for any treatment including chemotherapy, radiotherapy and dialysis
  • outpatients attending specialist clinics including eye clinics, follow-up appointments and physiotherapy
  • relatives and loved-ones of in-patients who have difficulty travelling for visits.

Aberdeen

Located within walking distance of Aberdeen city centre and accessible to all, the newly refurbished guesthouse offers a friendly and relaxed environment for people in need. We offer:

  • 18 twin en-suite bedrooms
  • family rooms
  • rooms with disabled access
  • lounge, dining, kitchen and laundry facilities.  

The guesthouse is open seven days a week, all year round.
Bed and breakfast at the Aberdeen guesthouse costs £30.00 including VAT per person per night.

We even offer a transport service from the guesthouse to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

 

Orkney

For use of day patient hospital attendees and their relatives.
The cost of the Orkney guesthouse is £16 including VAT per person per night.
Accommodation comprises of two twin rooms and two single rooms.

Step 1. Contact Us


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    1. Guesthouse, Aberdeen

    18 Claremont Place
    Aberdeen

    AB10 6RH

    0122 459 2226

    Cost £36 (inc. VAT) per person per night

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    2. Guesthouse, Orkney

    4 Victoria Road
    Kirkwall, Orkney

    KW15 1DZ

    01856 875 372

    Cost £16 (inc. VAT) per person per night

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Step 2. Service Locations

  • 1. Guesthouse, Aberdeen

    18 Claremont Place
    Aberdeen

    AB10 6RH

    0122 459 2226

    Cost £36 (inc. VAT) per person per night

    Show On Map

  • 2. Guesthouse, Orkney

    4 Victoria Road
    Kirkwall, Orkney

    KW15 1DZ

    01856 875 372

    Cost £16 (inc. VAT) per person per night

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