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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely hotel in a beautiful location. Great base for exploring the area. Suite was very comfortable and a great size for the 3 of us. Restaurant and bar areas looked great but could do with a few more comfy chairs / sofas for guests to relax in after dinner. Food good.

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Madrid
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice room with a nice view. All amenities provided for a nice stay was perfect (coffee, tea, bathroom amenieites). Good bed, silence room. Small parking, but available for all cars. Recepcionists very nice during my stay. Wifi free of charge and good connection.

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South Ayrshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very clean room, but breakfast was disappointing. Ideally situated in the centre of Boat of Garten. Staff attentive. We decided against having dinner in the hotel due to the cost (and also noted that the dining room was empty!). The outdoor Beer Garden was busy most of the time, and we felt that the hotel would benefit greatly from extending... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a great location just outside Aviemore and handy for loch Garten. The Speyside steam railway runs at the bottom of the garden which is nice. There's an old steam train that runs along the line a couple of times a day for tourists so it's a nice feature rather than any sort of inconvenience. They allow... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A good hotel choice for golfers. For hikers or skiers, locating in or between Aviemore and Glenmore is more practical. The hotel is more traditional than its web photos suggest. (It's a bit quaintly run-down, perhaps.) Our room was spacious and partly modernized, though the view was like a suburban backyard. The bathroom is great - modern and large. Some... More 

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Oldmeldrum, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a 1 night stay just a couple of days before travelling. The only room available was a suite. Unfortunately, the day after booking online, the hotel contacted me to advise that there had been a double booking, but could offer a deluxe garden room instead. They went out of their way to make amends, and given the quite... More 

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Fochabers, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice setting, quiet, nice staff, room 210 had nice view. A shelf in the shower would have been good, maybe a few more choices of drinks in the bar as well, bit limited on cask choices, maybe a few other bottled drinks for example Smirnoff ice also. Food was good, although cooked breakfast could have been a bit... More 

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Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I stayed overnight at this hotel and found it to be very relaxing. It is ideally located if you are considering playing Boat of Garten golf course - a fantastic challenge for handicap golfers. The dining experience is one of the best I have had in Strathspey. The rooms are comfortable but can vary on quality. It... More 

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Amsterdam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While travelling through the highlands we found this hotel in the Middle of Boat of Garten, near the train station. It's a nice hotel, bigger than you think from the outside. The staff is friendly. We got a Deluxe room for GBP 145. Breakfast included. It's a lot of money for what we got. The bath room is small, the... More 

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Cupar, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of staying at The Boat Hotel whilst attending a family wedding recently. The staff were so welcoming, friendly and helpful, nothing was too much. The bedroom was very spacious and tastefully decorated with the most beautiful bathroom! Massive shower and a roll top bath. The massive bed gave us the best night's sleep in a long... More 

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