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The Boat Inn

Charleston Road, Aboyne AB34 5EL, Scotland
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Ranked #4 of 6 Aboyne B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jay B Worcester, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
38 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here as its a local for my family, what a great place the inn is in a nice setting by the river, inside is modern and clean and fresh. The food was great, we had 3 various starters all beautiful. We all finished the meal easy it was so good i had burger and this was the best,... More

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Inn itself is a really nice place. Well situated. I attended a family buffet function here & was left very disappointed! The buffet looked like a freezer shop selection! A very poor effort all in. Not good value. Poor attendance from the staff to maintain the needs of attendees. They were noticed more so by there absence. Under the... More

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Inverness, Scotland
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the boat inn with my young family and loved the food. The staff were very friendly and helpful, we went back for a second time the food was that good would highly recommend it. The inn is tastefully decorate and had a lovely atmosphere.

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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We were in the area to tour castles and picked Aboyne because of The Boat Inn. While I liked the hotel, if I were planning the trip again, I wouldn't stay in Aboyne. If you are in Aboyne for other reasons, by all means, this is the hotel for you. Our room had a great view of the river and... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My wife and I booked into The Boat Inn for dinner bed and breakfast to celebrate my Birthday. Our room had been freshly decorated in a smart blue colour scheme, and had a lovely view of the River. We often find ourselves looking out on some nondescript car park when we book into hotels so we were pleased to have... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Having eaten at The Boat several times, once a year, in the past, it was never my favourite place but I was keen to see how the new look and ownership had changed it. Much for the better in terms of how it looks and feels! It's much lighter and pleasant to sit in. The drinks are good and the... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is a cracking place to eat ( and stay) situated right on the banks of the dee, I have had the pleasure to do both but my last visit I just had dinner as I stayed in the Huntly arms hotel nearby due to no rooms at the Boat. The food in the restaurant is amazing and if you... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Been in Aboyne for 4 day's and I am now really gutted to have only found this today, me and my uncle were really down in the dumps as we have had some very below par food. The Boat inn has changed my opinion of Aboyne. The Boat Inn have very welcoming staff (Bar staff even helped me in choosing... More

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182 reviews 182 reviews
57 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

As a local, we're really enjoying the new look Boat with its new menu. Very lucky to have this on our doorstep and also enjoying the monthly traditional music in The Shed (back bar). The Pine Loft upstairs is a great place if you have a large party as I did recently and The Boat delivered 28 perfect portions of... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

As a local we have eaten at the Boat on many occasions always with mixed results , so would not choose to necessarily eat there if there was any other choice of venue in the area . Following the recent re vamp/ re decoration we took some visitors for an early evening drink prior to a meal at home. Although... More

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Address: Charleston Road, Aboyne AB34 5EL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aboyne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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