The Boat Hotel
The Boat Hotel Near Aviemore, Scottish Highlands

Charming boutique hotel situated in the Cairngorms National Park

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The Boat Hotel is set in the village of Boat of Garten, near Aviemore and within the enchanting Cairngorms National Park. This popular Highlands hotel offers an ideal base for exploring the stunning remote wilderness of this dramatic part of Scotland. The hotel provides spacious boutique style bedrooms, friendly service and hearty food, all amidst a backdrop of breathtaking mountain scenery.

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Classic Highland Explorer

From £62.65 pppn for a 7 night stay, to £89.50 pppn for a 1 night stay

Stay in a Deluxe room and receive:

  • A complimentary bottle of Prosecco and chocolates in your room on arrival (value £27)
  • 3 course dinner for two on one evening (value £25 pp)
  • Receive a complimentary bottle of house wine if you dine in the restaurant on one extra evening
  • Full breakfast daily and a complimentary noon late check out
  • Exclusive offer only available through

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  • Set in the Cairngorms National Park
  • The Speyside steam railway on your doorstep
  • 45 mins from Inverness Airport
  • Close to nearby Speyside distilleries
  • Plenty of wonderful walks from your doorstep
  • Popular and well priced restaurant and bar.
  • Character bedrooms

Home truths

Some may consider that The Boat is not an outright 'Luxury' hotel. We think it's one of the best independent superior quality hotels in the area, but if you are looking for 'polished' luxury chain hotels, this may not be for you!

34 Bedrooms 34 Bedrooms
fishing Fishing
DVD in rooms DVD in Rooms
four poster bed Four Poster Bed
children welcome Children Welcome
Internet Connection in rooms Internet Connection in Rooms
Dogs may be accepted by prior arrangement Dogs May Be Accepted by Prior Arrangement
Rail Aviemore

How to find The Boat Hotel

The Boat Hotel
Boat of Garten
PH24 3BH

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Hotel check-in time:

3:00 PM

Hotel check-out time:

11:00 AM

Parking Facilities

On site parking (free)

Child Policy

Children under the age of 6 can stay and eat free when sharing a room with two paying adults. Children from the ages of 5 to 12 years can stay for free and choose their dinner or lunch from our Kids Menu, charges will apply accordingly, sharing a room with two paying adults. Children staying in their own room will be charged 100% of the full adult rate paid by the accompanying adults.

Classic rooms can only sleep 1 child on a roll down bed

Deluxe and Suite rooms can sleep max of 2 children on roll down beds.

Dogs Policy

Dogs are welcome in deluxe garden rooms 

£15 per night per room per dog.

All doggies will receive a welcome pack on arrival - contact OPL for more details 0845 287 1007

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