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The Boat Hotel

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
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  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Pool
Airport Transportation
Fitness centre
3 Star Hotel
Arriving at The Boat Hotel for the first time can 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...
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Location and contact
Deshar Road, Boat of Garten, Aviemore PH24 3BN, Scotland
37.2 km to Inverness Airport
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights with my daughter. Had a lovely spacious room and bathroom. are in the restaurant the first night - great food and the staff were all so kind and chatty. Good choices for breakfast too, we will come back later in the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a brilliant stay at this hotel, using a gift voucher I had been given, and extending my stay with an offer. Initially we were in a small room for 1 night that overlooked the biomass system, but it didn’t bother us at all. Room...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful service and delicious food. Great atmosphere and definitely a must stop for lunch. Outside the railway station and lots to see and do. Lovely places to stay in the area and so peaceful and serene

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends have just moved to this village so we wandered down to the hotel for drinks. Could not believe the prices. An aperol spritz was £9! Definitely overpriced and will not be back . Such a shame as would be nice to have a...More

Thank ScotlandTravel-lover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms are ok but nothing special, service in the restaurant isn't great and the food is wildly inconsistent. Haggis pakora and scallops are fairly good, the steak and burger were pretty bad. And the bar runs out of everything, during a single short evening they...More

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Arriving at The Boat Hotel for the first time can 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 ...More 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-winning 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 Club Events Diary. Whether 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. Less
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Free Parking
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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gordonandalec
30 April 2017|
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Response from Martin T | Reviewed this property |
Garden rooms all day long
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MichaelHQ
13 April 2017|
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Response from Lesley M | Reviewed this property |
Roughly a six mile walk, or a few minutes in the car.
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Neil M
24 March 2017|
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Response from Chris D | Reviewed this property |
yes they are Neil my dad has a house in boat of garten and I always see dogs in the bar area. hope this helps
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"Phone the hotel rather than do online to get a better deal"
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"Avoid the garden rooms. There’s no window, other than the patio doors and they’re miles away from the hotel..."
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"Ask for a lower floor. We were on the top floor and exhausted by the time we climbed the stairs (no lift)"
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"Before booking, confirm there are no cracks, that the door locks properly, and that the toilet flushes."
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