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Dowans Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Dowans Road, Aberlour AB38 9LS, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Sbr132 Scotland, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love it here! Great cocktails which don't just taste good - they look good too. Nice atmosphere and friendly service. The food is also just as good - always served piping hot and quickly. Recommend this place to anyone for a nice meal out with drinks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On an extensive whisky tour through Scotland we had the opportunity to stay here after a tour of The Macallan Distillery and Easter Elchies Estate. We were greeted and served by the owner of the hotel. He was so kind and he even left us some "treats" for our night cap after we returned from a late dinner at Easter... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really nice venue for one of the Whisky Festival events - a cocktail masterclass. The event was well run by this very friendly family run business - really enjoyable. Excellent veggie soup and chips as well!

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here to attend a 'Do' .Although it's not the first time i've entered through these doors, this establishment was my first real home, as an Orphan child i was placed here when it served as a Nursery catering for Abandoned children as part of the Aberlour Orphanage complex. however i have vague memories of that period, it certainly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel itself is quite lovely. The rooms have a lot of character. It has obviously undergone significant renovation and improvement. The bar is really quite beautiful. The restaurant has a very cool London vibe. The food is incredibly fresh and well prepared. What makes this hotel experience really stand out is the level of service. It is a family... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This hotel was booked on our behalf and we're very glad it was! it was booked by Glenfidich for us which in itself was a big endorsement. It is beautiful - inside and out, clean and comfy, the staff are lovely and helpful and the food is homemade and delicious. We loved the fact that it is a family run... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Stayed at Dowans Hotel at the beginning of this week during a couple of days training at Glenfiddich. Loved it and will be sure to return with himself and our daughter. The hotel is undergoing renovations and will be fantastic once completed. The Murrays are lovely people, very welcoming. All the best for the future guys.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Last night was my second dinner experience here and on both occasions everything has been perfect, the service is faultless you are made to feel like one of the family, the food was just amazing with everyone not leaving even a crumb, the cocktails we had pre dinner and after dinner were so good that we found ourselves ordering more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We live locally so haven't stayed at the hotel , but have booked several times for a meal. The staff are very professional and the meals have been delicious. The renovation that has been undertaken is of a very high standard. We feel very lucky to have The Dowans Hotel so close to us. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I recently stayed at this hotel so that I could attend a course in Aberlour location and I booked in for two nights. The welcome and service was first class. The room had lots of space, was very clean, had a big modern bathroom and had really good shower. I also used the restaurant on both nights of my stay... More 

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