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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed a couple of nights in the February Break with my husband and 9 and 4 year old sons. We have stayed a couple of times before and as previously it didn't disappoint. The family room was huge, lots of space for four of us. Breakfast had lots of choice from full cooked breakfast, to boiled eggs and soldiers or...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Went for lunch in this classic Victorian hotel. Bar was busy but the menu was very limited...potato and leek soup and half a dozen sandwiches ......we ordered and waited an hour until the waitress realised she hadn't placed our order. When it arrived most of it was wrong, stand out being the soup which was now spicy tomato. The chef...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Boat hotel is just 15 mins from Aviemore town centre. We were lucky to stay in Speyside suite and we enjoyed it very much. There are small details that can be improved to make the experience even better, e.g. We had a stand-alone deep roll top bath but no bath bubble provided. How amazing it would be? At our...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & I had been really looking forward to this trip which was a Christmas present from my Mother In Law. To say it was a bit of a disappointment was an understatement. The hotel on the outside looked nice as did the entrance which was very welcoming with a few pieces of lovely sofas on either side and...

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Thank islay5
Elgin, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel was ok, very old - bathroom was dirty with hairs so wasn't impressed but was hardly in the room. Pillows were uncomfortable and could hear freezing floors everywhere so didn't sleep much but breakfast was nice, the room for it was very cold though

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Thank Ellie M
United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited many times. Boat of Garten is a great centre for seeing area and a ,lovely wee village. Super cafe and post office nice walks. Try a trip on steam train. Right beside hotel Hotel is different. Very friendly. Nice ambience. Good food

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I wanted to be close to the Cairngorms for one night so we could ride the funicular to the top early, but didn't want to pay resort pricing (especially during school holidays!). We found a cheap discounted rate (about £80 for a classic twin) and booked - firstly, I'll say we would stay again. That being said...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful hotel! Food is 10/10 and the bar area is sooo relaxing! My hubby and I go there to stay once a year with our dog and stay in the garden room! We love every stay! Thank you so much to all the staff on every stay we have had! Each time has been more and more...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I spent the weekend using an itison voucher we had purchased for the hotel. The room we had was really nice and clean, the bed itself very comfortable. We had dinner the first night we stayed and as it was my birthday for dessert the staff put a candle in the cake and presented it as the...

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Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

old style pub hotel lots of stairs in all directions very nice room and modern bathroom great place to stay if you are going to do the whisky trail all shops and amenities about 4 miles down the road had an enjoyable stay

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the 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? 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boat Hotel

Address: Deshar Road, Boat of Garten, Aviemore PH24 3BH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Aviemore > Boat of Garten
Price Range: ₹ 6,993 - ₹ 14,485 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Boat Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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“often have good deals”
 of 5 bubbles binaduncan, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“avoid room 1 and 2 for noise from bar”
 of 5 bubbles loobyroux, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Garden rooms are modern and large.”
 of 5 bubbles CathyGilman, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“upgrade to a deluxe room if you can - worth it”
 of 5 bubbles glennlaurie, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best views”
 of 5 bubbles 232pennyf, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
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