We also stayed here on an 'itison' deal and we were delighted with the value for money that we received.
When phoning to book our stay the reservations manager was extremely pleasant to deal with and we received a confirmation email of our booking very quickly. During our stay all staff were very helpful and are a credit to the management of the hotel who have managed to nurture this excellent customer service in their staff.
On arrival we received a warm welcome and although not shown to our room we were given directions on how to get to it. The room itself was a small double room and although I would agree with other reviewers that it is quite dated the room and bathroom were both spotlessly clean. There were tea/coffee making facilities in the room and the room had an excellent wifi connection. It was also warm and comfortable. The soft, white towels were replaced each day. The main tip that I would recommend is to pay for an upgrade to an estate room. The cost for an upgrade is minimal and will give you more luxurious accommodation.
Breakfast in the morning was lovely and freshly cooked to order. I enjoyed the bacon and scrambled eggs whilst my husband enjoyed the kippers.
We ate in the hotel on the first evening and enjoyed our meal very much.
If I was returning to this area I would definitely stay here again. It really is such good value and provides an excellent service for the money paid. As mentioned above the only change that I would make would be to upgrade my room. Stay here - you will not be disappointed.
- 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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- Also Known As:
- Boat Hotel Of Garten
- The Boat Hotel Boat Of Garten, Scotland