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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Loved the place Fab food Lovely locations Garden rooms are our preference No one above or below Own keys come n go as you please Fiancées birthday She felt so special Steam train Runs at bottom of garden So quaint Easy access to Aviemore Went on reindeer tour n fed them You don't get that in Liverpool Home from home...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have stayed in many Guesthouses and Hotels during my worldly travels, however, I can honestly say that The Boathouse Guest House in Boat of Garten is by far, the BEST place I have ever stayed in. This place comes out tops for many reasons, first and foremost the staff - thank you Monika and Harry the Owner, they are...

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Huntly, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU STAY IN ROOM 7 OR THIS B&B. We stay in the Aviemore district on a regular basis and have stayed in a number of hotels , b&b and guest houses and never had to write a bad review before. I am nothing but fair and the room and the breakfast were OK. The attitude and manners...

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theboathouse, Owner at The Boat House, responded to this review

dear sir , as I previously stated in my response to your last review, ( which I notice you have removed and replaced with this one , possibly to remove my response).... you came to the door at around 8.45 to complain of noise , the lady who answered to door was my partner , and yes apologised and said...

West Dunbartonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We had a warm welcome when we arrived. Room(7) was clean, tidy and well presented. Bathroom was spotless- excellent shower and the fluffiest towels we've ever had in a hotel. Dinner recommendation at the Winking Owl was also fab thanks😀 Breakfast in the morning was great and plentiful. Only downside is outside looking a wee bit tired- but we're not...

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theboathouse, Owner at The Boat House, responded to this review

thank you for your review i'm glad you enjoyed your stay in our new room 7 which was completed in June this year please note outside , work is planned in the autumn to renew fences to the front of the guest house , autumn is a normally quieter time of year so there is less disruption to guests if...

Reviewed 17 August 2016

I often come through on business and prefer the personal touch this quaint Bed & Breakfast has to offer. Always very clean and tidy with excellent breakfast served in the morning. Made to feel very welcome. Location is ideal for a base for those wishing to explore surrounding areas.

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theboathouse, Owner at The Boat House, responded to this review

thank you for your kind review we are glad you enjoyed another stay recently and hope to welcome you back in the near future

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night only. The owner was very friendly and out room was fine. We were happy as we could have the dog and he was welcomed. Breakfast was good and owner was happy to guide us in the local area. The hotel is quite tired but that doesn't bother me. Family room perfect for us. Lovely...

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theboathouse, Owner at The Boat House, responded to this review

thank you for your review , we are glad you enjoyed your stay the oustside is scheduled as I previously mentioned for work in the autumn hopefully we will welcome you again soon

Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Really nice rooms and hosts, decent breakfasts and drinks. Prices average for this type of accommodation in the area. Bus stops nearby where you can get a bus to Grantown or Aviemore. Booked on the phone.

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theboathouse, Owner at The Boat House, responded to this review

thank you for your review glad you enjoyed your stay

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Pictures of the property are way out of date so please be careful with this one. As soon as you park you can the see that the garden is a mess, 2 apparently scrap cars in the drive way, main gate falling apart etc. Room was ok and the girls do their best to greet you and prepare the breakfast...

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theboathouse, Owner at The Boat House, responded to this review

thank you for your review, im glad you found your room ok and enjoyed breakfast and the warm welcome from my staff, and couldn't find fault with inside please note we are currently upgrading fences etc outside as you will have seen the rear and side fence is already complete , the front fence an entrance are planed t be...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Harry the host was great-when he heard my 81 year old mother had mobility issues he switched us to the ground floor room. Three single beds, ensuite, very clean. It's been chilly in a lot of places we've been but this one you could turn the radiators on. Super wifi. Great shop opposite with wine for 7 quid. Fantastic "full...

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

When we booked, we were not sure where we were going. Nvr experienced BnB before, but now can say it was extremely good bcos of our host.. Monica n Harry.. Harry has lot of info about the place. Monica is extremely good in taking care. Thanks for the lovely bfast!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A friendly family run guest house located within the Cairngorm national park near to ski,golf, fishing,wildlife, rspb ospreys,steam railway, climbing, and everything Aviemore and the Cairngorms has to offer etc the list goes on pet and child friendly etc. 1/2 hour from Inverness airport with good bus and rail links too. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boat House

Address: Deshar Road, Boat of Garten, Aviemore PH24 3BN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Aviemore > Boat of Garten
Price Range: $122 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Boat House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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