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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Dropped in whilst in Speyside for a long weekend. Nicely done interior. It was busy for off season, good selection on the menu. We had the fish and chips and the fish platter. The platter was well presented and a good selection of fresh fish. Will hopefully be back.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Overpriced food and accomodation - below average food - rubbish and not very attentive service - very unproffesionaly managed - made to feel unwelcome and then ripped off and overcharged when checking out - definitely not to be recommended!!!!!!!

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Thank Mandy W
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just having breakfast in the Boat, everything about our stay has been flawless. Friendly welcome, great food, lovely room overlooking the river. Room is well appointed with a nice from bed, spotlessly clean and supplies of tea and coffee. Food is tasty and with very generous portions. Can't ask for better. We'll be back!

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Thank oneash
Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff! That's all you need. I needed to leave early, so I was asked instead of a breakfast can they pack me a lunch, the simple beauty of service. Great room "8" no squeaky floorboards. They could do something about the tricky window and poor wifi. But hey who cares. Well done guys!

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Thank its_upstairs
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Boat Inn twice in the last three days for dinner, in the bar, as we have two small dogs. The food was excellent and the staff were all fantastic, very welcoming and our two dogs thoroughly enjoyed the treats and fuss made of them! The food in the bar is the same as the restaurant and is...

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Thank alistairjallan
Speterhead
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for light lunch on way to Glenshee.We just had soup butternut squash with honey and cauliflower and coconut ,which was beautifully presented and very tasty .Nice surroundings and reasonable price.would thoroughly recommend . Elaine Peterhead

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Thank Elaine T
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked for our party of six to celebrate my mother-in-law's birthday. The food varied from very good soups, burgers and fish, to tasteless beetroot salad. The service was very poor. Orders were taken wrongly or not at all. Twice we had to remind the waiting staff about dishes that hadn't arrived so some of our party had almost finished...

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Manchester
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The Boat Inn is situated next to the river Dee in the picturesque town of Aboyne... The pub offers three changing real ales along with the usual other pub drink options, plus great quality food... we always stop off here when up North to try the excellent fish & chips or other amazing food... you can even ask the bar...

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Thank Phil07Manchester
Portsoy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Went for an overnight stay as a birthday treat and had a lovely time. We were warmly welcomed, our room was really cosy and had a lovely view out over the river. The Boat has a very comfortable bar and again it was very friendly, cosy place to be. Both dinner and breakfast were excellent. The Boat is a lovely...

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Thank Sharon S
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Spent a weekend at the Boat Inn recently and were impressed with the standard of accommodation. Our room was spacious and had a beautiful modern en suite with large walk in shower. Went to the The Shed bar in the hotel, which was so cosy and homely, with a real local atmosphere. Our evening meal in the restaurant was excellent....

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Boat Inn

Address: Charlestown Road, Aboyne AB34 5EL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aboyne
Price Range: ₹ 6,151 - ₹ 9,159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“We have not stayed here, just eaten.”
 of 5 bubbles CambridgeIan, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for river view.”
 of 5 bubbles Manxstar, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 7 and 8”
 of 5 bubbles 163jeanm, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“great room at sensible money”
 of 5 bubbles 520albertf, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“not sure as we only ate here - didn't stay.”
 of 5 bubbles SirErnest, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
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