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The Boat Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Deshar Road, Boat of Garten, Aviemore PH24 3BH, Scotland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited this hotel for a two night break using an Amazon Local Voucher. When we booked our stay we requested a quiet room on a high floor. On arrival at the hotel it took three attempts to get a quiet room - most rooms were accessed from corridors with squeaking floor boards. We had to request the Prosecco and... More

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Thank you for your response. For the purpose of clarification madam your stay has been refunded through the booking agent you made your booking with. This is the correct procedure as they took your payment in advance. Unfortunately despite your 3 requests for additional compensation this is something we were not prepared to do as you had already been compensated.... More

Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great stay in Boat of Garten - beautiful garden room at a good price (and very short notice) - enjoyed the food and hospitality and everything about it. Fantastic location and great Scottish dinner with a modern twist. Good selection of local beers.

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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned from a 2 night stay. This hotel is old but with a degree of charm that comes with it. The rooms are reasonably spacious and there was spotlessly clean bedding - carpets in room and hallway slightly tired and possibly needing renewed however there was work in progress in the corridor outside our bedroom when we stayed which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back home from a lovely couple of nights at the Boat Hotel, a mix of business and pleasure. We also had our 2 golden retrievers with us. We cannot recommend this hotel highly enough for making the 4 of us so welcome. We had one of the garden rooms, which is ideal for dogs with patio doors leading out... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately we were NOT upgraded and despite being told at time of booking we would have `a nice room` or allocated room (107) had a not-too-pleasant view of the dustbins. We had been told by relatives that food was `outstanding` sorry this was not our experience although starters and desserts were fine, the two main courses I had (ham hock... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked a special deal DB&B package. Arriving very early, we were happy to find we could check in and even happier to be told we were being upgraded to a de luxe garden room - not sure why although I think several standard rooms were being renovated. The garden room wing looked like a 1970s extension, but the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a two night stay in this traditional Scottish village hotel which sits cheek by jowl with the Strathspey Steam Railway (unfortunately closed now for the winter). Unexpectedly, we were allocated one of the sizeable garden rooms with very modern fittings and patio doors onto its own private decking.Very warm and exceptionally comfortable. Weather wasn't too kind, but... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reading the reviews for this hotel, people seem to experience a wide range of views. We stayed for two nights and I wouldn’t stay again. I think your enjoyment or otherwise will depend on whether you are looking for a hotel to stop in while touring, or a relaxing weekend getaway - and also which staff are on duty. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here loved the hotel nice and friendly staff. Nice and traditional with modern twist. We had a lovely room with good facilities. Restaurant food had a good choice and presented well. This hotel is in a great location near the winter sports.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

2 night stay at the boat. Exellent staff, very professional and welcoming, nothing was too much trouble. The room was in need of some updating but was extremely clean, comfortable, warm and plenty of room. There were free toiletries, hairdryer and fresh bottled water - sparkling and still! - in our rooms every day, as well as fresh towels. The... More

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Address: Deshar Road, Boat of Garten, Aviemore PH24 3BH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Aviemore > Boat of Garten
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Boat Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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