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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was picked up on a bargain break offer. 2 nights B&B for 2 people for around £100. It's always a pleasure to drive up Speyside, the final version of Paradise once God decided that the Eden prototype had design flaws, and Boat of Garten is a lovely village. The hotel itself is the old railway station restrooms, apparently and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Returning for our 25th wedding anniversary we found all the staff excellent and welcoming. Our Garden room was clean and comfortable and everything apart from the WiFi, worked as it should. The WiFi really needs sorting as in the 21st century some people that connection! Some of the furniture in the foyer could do with replacing, however, the bar, dining... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had an amazing first time stay here at the beginning of april for my anniversary. I could not fault the hotel at all. Lovely welcome, lovely compliments, Lindsay, Sean and shona are the three main staff that i came across and they could bot be more happy and helpful. I am excited to book again for october!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our second stay at the Boat Hotel and both times we have loved it. The Garden rooms are fantastic and the Estate room my mum had was also lovely. The kids eat free which is always a bonus. The food was excellent. The only negative was the hall carpet in one area of the hotel. Am not sure... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Bedroom & bathroom require upgrade, but room comfortable enough. Staff friendly and helpful. Breakfast excellent. 5pm deal so price represented good value. Evening meal OK but spoilt by over-loud entertainer.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are regular visitors to the area and the hotel either staying or popping in for a drink. Sadly our recent experience has made has reconsider returning again. The bedrooms are in need of upgrading our room had thread bare carpets, stained walls, rattly windows, torn curtains and marked bedcovers. Furthermore the breakfast was one of the worst I have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a 5pm deal, 2 nights dinner, bed and breakfast, and enjoyed our stay very much. All staff were very friendly, welcoming and helpful. Food was very good; we had one meal in the bar area and one in the restaurant - both good areas, but especially liked the cosy feel of the restaurant. Our room, on the second... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked in here for a weekend thinking that it would be a pleasant change from Inverness. The only good think about this hotel were the staff, all were very friendly, helpful and courteous. The hotel is tired and in poor condition inside and out, window frames are rotten and subsequently draughty as it's March. the curtains of our room... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In its hey day, this would have been a splendid place to stay. But at moment it is need of some TLC. Signs of old age everywhere. Threadbare carpets, carpets coming away from floor. I was with my girlfriend, and we had to ask hand towels, and a mattress protector. This was quickly rectified, but within a couple of hours... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were on a voucher stay with dinner included. We were in a green room which was a lovely big room with great views. We were aware of the renovations but it did not bother us as this was going on in the main hotel, although we were aware of the big hole in the ceiling in the lobby which... More

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Also Known As:
Boat Hotel Of Garten
Boat Hotel
The Boat Hotel Boat Of Garten, Scotland
Address: Deshar Road, Boat of Garten, Aviemore PH24 3BH, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Aviemore > Boat of Garten
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Boat of Garten
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Boat Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Arriving at The Boat Hotel for the first time can be be compared to returning as house guests of a close friend, where needs are anticipated before arrival and the welcome is genuine.Where else can you wear your Hunter wellies at 8am, golf spikes at 3pm and dress up or down for dinner? But while we offer our guests comfort some luxury and indulgence, this is not a stuffy hotel where you can’t sit on the furniture or let your kids enjoy themselves. Nestled in a tranquil picturesque setting deep within the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, near Aviemore, lies the historic and unique award wining Boat Hotel & Bistro. Adjacent to the renowned Boat of Garten Golf Club we boast 2 AA Rosette food and stylish yet relaxing accommodations with exhilarating views.The Boat Hotel is a place where you can relax and enjoy your well deserved leisure time, then put your feet up.Hotel Highlights: * Dining Options 2 AA Rosette Bistro & Bar Dining * Range of guestrooms including King Bed Deluxe Garden Terrace & Four Poster Junior Suites * Child Friendly Hotel near Landmark Forest Adventure Park and Kids Stay & Eat Free * Meeting & Events facilities for up to 65 * Close to the Cairngorm Ski Resort and adjacent Boat of Garten Golf ClubEvents DiaryWhether you're looking for an active or relaxing break, an inspirational meeting or private dining venue for your next event, planning a fabulous wedding, looking to indulge in a glass of your favourite tipple by the log fire or simply join us for some of the best food in the Cairngorm National Park. The Boat Hotel & Bistro combines historic charm with modern facilities to provide the leading destination and first choice country retreat hotel in the Aviemore area. ... more   less 
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