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Dowans Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“murray family”(18 reviews)
“family run”(9 reviews)
“beautiful hotel”(9 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Breakfast included
Pool
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
3 Star Hotel
Set high above the picturesque Spey Valley, overlooking the village of Aberlour and the River Spey below, The Dowans Hotel offers a rare opportunity for guests to relax and enjoy the elegance of a fine Highland hotel. Built over 100 years ago, now converted to a first class hotel.
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Location and contact
Dowans Road, Aberlour AB38 9LS, Scotland
49.5 km to Inverness Airport
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful. Every detail was right - from the room to the bar to the restaurant. View from the patio was lovely; sit outside and enjoy the garden. Central location for whiskey tastings. Hosts were lovely.

Thank Eric E
Reviewed 5 days ago

fabulous hotel in a great location with friendly staff and excellent kitchen. Close to Aberlour town and distillery. Excellent collection of whiskies and two lovely dining rooms. Stay for a week - we should have!

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was very nice. Strange no laundry bag for dirty clothes in room. Promised would give one, never did. Strange coffee maker.. But dinner.. very slow, and the langasinto's, supposed to be fresh... 6 for 30 pounds... were dry, tasteless, obviously old.. not fit to...More

2  Thank Don M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like whisky and a great place to stay on Speyside this is it. You are welcomed by a dedicated family team where service is top of the list. Our stay was just 2 nights but will be back. The hotel has 2 restaurants...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off at Dowans Hotel for a night stay travelling around the highlands. Just amazing location!!!! Great hotel, staff are very friendly and welcoming. The food was amazing and top service. Room was super clean and very cosy, comfortable bed. Enjoyed our stay so much....More

Thank Andreavarna
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$198 - US$343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$198 - US$343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Aed66
6 April 2017|
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Response from MurrayFamilyDowans | Property representative |
Hi there, I'm afraid that we do not have any rods to offer, however, there are rods through the village tackle shop which are available for hire. Additionally, we have contacts at several beats down the river who may have... More
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"ask for the Aberlour Room - with a bathtub in a turret"
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"Try the Executive Club rooms"
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"All rooms are excellent. You need to climb stairs, but the owner is very helpful with carrying suitcases."
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"Make sure to book far in advance during August the busiest time!"
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