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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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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Boat of Garten
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went here for our honeymoon after a local (ish) wedding. The staff were extremely helpful. After our planned two nights we decided we weren't ready to go home yet. We booked another night and stayed in an equally lovely room. If you have mobility problems I would not recommend this hotel, but if you can manage the stairs is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an evening meal here on the last day of our hols in the area. We arrived at the time we booked for and were greeted with a confused look and were shown to our seats eventually. We ordered drinks as we looked over our menus and when the drinks arrived we found that my wifes was wrong. It was... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 3 days here. Room lovely and clean and spacious. Food good but if you wish to have dinner be sure to book in plenty of time. Warning to anyone who cannot manage stairs very easily, there are lots of stairs. All in all a very pleasant experience. The only problem we had was with the bill. When I went... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Newly refurbished rooms and bathrooms were very nice. Delicious evening meal. Arrived down for breakfast at 10am to be told kitchen is closed! Admittedly we should have been down earlier but 10am on a Sunday morning does seem a bit early to finish serving breakfast. We were told to help ourselves to the buffet - 2 old rolls remaining and... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Building a bit weary but great room, first class food and excelent service from a very friendly and helpful staff. Location by the Strathspey Railway station an added bonus. We are certainly intending to return before long for another weekend. No lift to the upper floors so a bit of a faff with luggage but well worth the stay.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A comfortable hotel in a beautiful location. We would have liked to stay longer but our itinerary allowed just an overnight stop. The staff were very friendly and the breakfast and dinner were exceptionally good. Our dog was also made very welcome. The room was a little scruffy but it wasn't noisy and we slept well.

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall very good. Breakfast excellent. However, we had to request additional butter for the toast every day, which was provided. The pop music in the breakfast room was a pain to our ears at 8:00am. The staff could not have been more friendly or helpful.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited on business and found the hotel to be perfectly fine. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, even making me a packed lunch as I was up and away, both mornings of my stay, by 5am. The room was nice and clean and the food quite good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing views, good food and very helpfull staff. We stayed for a night and it was perfect. The building could do with a bit if refurbishment, but it was a lovely experience and really value for money. The sorroundings are stunning and we'll definetely be back during winter time.

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Elie, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was basic but clean and that was the highlight. As for everything else well we were very dissapointed. Myself and husband went for a 3 night break to what we thought was a gorgeous hotel going by the pictures..... sadly they were misleading. Our room view was a large gas tank. we thought we would try their "lovely" food... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Boat Hotel 4*
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Boat Hotel Of Garten
The Boat Hotel Boat Of Garten, Scotland

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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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