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The Boat Hotel

Deshar Road, Boat of Garten, Aviemore PH24 3BH, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kenmore, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Your second visit to the Boat and it is one of my favourite places to stay lovely rooms and lovely helpful staff so relaxing thanks you! The hotel is also pet friendly which is fantastic you get a little pack for your pet complete with a door sign to let housekeeping know there is a dog in the room fantastic.

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

stayed here for one night booked a twin by mistake and they upgraded us to one of the deluxe rooms the room was massive over looking the caringorms and the train station but don't let this put you off we booked in around 5 clock and the next train wasn't due until 11 the next morning the room was one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room looking out onto the steam trains at the station was an added bonus but overall the hotel was great for a weekend family stay. The room was lovely and breakfast lunch and dinner all good. The staff were friendly and chatty and dealt with all questions helpfully. A good place to stay in lively surroundings

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We picked this hotel based on a recommendation but it was our least favorite of the 6 hotels we stayed at in Scotland. Many small details (towel rack coming off wall, low water pressure, rattling windows, dim lighting, dirty carpets, bug on knife at breakfast) added up to an overall lower than average stay. We actually left a day early.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived at short notice and found that the B&B option at £50 for the night was excellent value, Rooms were clean bed comfortable and a good breakfast. Good choice of food and varied options for vegetarian which kept the wife happy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed at the Boat Hotel for 2 nights during our latest travel to Scotland, it is a great base for exploring the Cairngorms and the surrounding area. The room was excellent with a big bathroom and a king size bed, and the staff at the reception was very friendly. We decided to eat at the hotel the first evening, as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Marie and I had a fantastic romantic weekend at your charming Hotel. We enjoyed the striking view and well laid out room, the shower and bath were a real treat, with endless very hot water. The staff were attentive and well informed on the history and geography of the area. The manager, in particular, offered a very warm welcome with... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently had an excellent value 3-night stay here, on a DBB basis. From our initial welcome by Ben, the manager we felt that nothing at all was too much trouble. He told us he had a good bunch of staff, and how right he was! Every one of them was warm, friendly, helpful and super efficient. Ramona in the... More 

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Aberdeen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me & my other half stayed here for two nights dinner bed and breakfast and we absolutely loved this place! Gorgeous room.. Bottle of prosecco chilling in the room when we arrived, plus some fabulously folded swan towels on the bed with rose petals - so lovely! They even had heart shaped bath bombs looked out.. (The shower was so... More 

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in November for my Birthday with my other half as a gift from my parents. We were really looking forward to having some time away and relaxing. When we arrived at the hotel it looked lovely, there wasnt much parking but we got there in the end. The receptionist was lovely and gave us directions to our room... More 

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