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When we first arrived at the hotel, we were ecstatic. It's a gorgeous property.
The staff is so friendly, caring and attentive... If you can get to this place, do it.
The restaurant was great as well. We had the salmon... cooked perfectly.
We booked two rooms - Tomintoul and Longmorn - for a recent visit to Aberlour. The hotel was beautifully appointed, well-situated, and the staff could not have been sweeter. My husband fell ill during our visit and the staff paid great attention to him -...More
The Hotel was gorgeous and the food was delicious. Stephanie, one of the family members who was there upon our arrival, was fantastic and so very helpful. However, when one of my sisters wanted to discuss an issue with her room not being as described,...More
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Response from MurrayFamilyDowans, Owner at Dowans HotelResponded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for positive comments and we are truly glad that the rest of your party enjoyed your stay with us including surprisingly, given the subject of this exchange, your sister's husband who told me that he had enjoyed his stay with us...More
Enjoy staying at the Dowans when in the area on business. Well-run, tastefully renovated, comfortable bar and decent restaurant. The rooms vary in size but all (in my experience) have good beds and showers.
We steed over for our wedding anniversary in the macallan suite. All I can say is The Dowans is an incredible hotel, amazing food, whisky, drinks and most of all hospitality. If you are looking for some where that goes the extra mile, definitely look...More
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Moray > Aberlour
Price Range:US$206 - US$324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class: 3 star
Number of rooms: 16
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US$206 - US$324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from MurrayFamilyDowans | Property representative |
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
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 availability.
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"Ask about accessibility - the house is old, and many of the rooms are several twisty floors up."