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The Boat Hotel

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Although we enjoyed our break, found the staff friendly and got good value for money on a special deal, we found the whole experience haphazard to say the least. No one seemed to be in charge and staff seemed unsure of their role, consulting with...More

2  Thank Sheenaf
Response from Magdalena M, General Manager at The Boat HotelResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Sheenaf, Thank you for your review and lovely comments regarding our staff and location. We are sorry to read that your room experience did not meet your expectations and are very concerned that your room was in such a condition. We apologize for the...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Arrived here, all looked good. Walked into reception and the man there was frosty. (I know its cold) i approached him but obviously being a woman wasn't capable of being spoken to so he spoke to my husband. The junior suite is what we had...More

3  Thank scotslass007
Response from Magdalena M, General Manager at The Boat HotelResponded 16 April 2018

Dear scotslass007, First of all, we would like to thank you for sharing your opinion with the whole TripAdvisor community. Feedback is priceless for us, and it is what helps us to improve every day. We feel really sorry if the general impression of the...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018

I booked a business partner into the Boat Hotel. Reception chap was a bit frosty, not a good welcome. The room was very, very small. At the bottom of the bed there were large bits of wood, art work poss, not a great use of...More

3  Thank AviemoreScotland
Response from Magdalena M, General Manager at The Boat HotelResponded 16 April 2018

Dear AviemoreScotland, Firstly, thank you for choosing the Boat Country Inn & Restaurant and for sharing your comments about your recent stay with us. We are extremely sorry to read that we could not meet your expectations especially due to the room issues; we apologize...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018

Stayed here for a couple of days at Easter 2018. The hotel looks good on the outside, situated on the edge of an attractive village in a stunning area of Speyside. Unfotunately, the overall hotel experience was rather more underwheming. Firstly, the reception, check in...More

1  Thank walkmanFife
Response from Magdalena M, General Manager at The Boat HotelResponded 5 April 2018

Dear walkmanFife, Thank you so much for your feedback.Our guests’ feedback is highly important to us in order to improve our service. Please allow us to express our concern about your experience with us. This situation is definitely not in line with our brand standards...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

We had a meal at this restaurant in Feb 2017 which was average but decided to give it a second chance in March 2018 (plus it is about the only restaurant in Boat of Garten). There were 8 of us so we made a reservation...More

1  Thank Travellersm
Response from Magdalena M, General Manager at The Boat HotelResponded 5 April 2018

Dear Travellersm Thank you for your feedback. We are happy that you are coming back to our hotel several times and we would like to take the chance to apologize for the inconveniences issued during this last stays. We would like to ask you to...More

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gordonandalec
29 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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"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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"We upgraded to a Junior Suite and had a fantastic view."
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"room looking onto railway looks to mountains"
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