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Boat Hotel, Boat Of Garten

Deshar Rd, Boat Of Garten, PH243BH, UK View Map

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  • Free Wifi
    Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
    Private Car Park
  • Pets Allowed
    Pets Allowed
  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly
  • Golf in Local Area
    Golf in Local Area

The Boat Hotel, Boat of Garten is so well located, set amidst grand Cairngorm mountain scenery.

Claire Macnair, Product Manager

The Boat Hotel in Boat of Garten is nestled in a tranquil picturesque setting deep within the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, near Aviemore. This Spey Valley hotel offers beautiful Highland scenery and rural tranquility.
Nearby attractions to the Boat Hotel are the famous 18-hole Boat of Garten golf course and the Strathspey Railway, which takes visitors to Aviemore on a nostalgic steam-hauled railway journey. Due to the hotels proximity to Aviemore and the Cairngorm Mountains, the Boat Hotel makes a great base for skiing & walking breaks.

Each of the 34 bedrooms offered at the Boat Hotel offer something for every taste and budget. Bedrooms range from Classic to King Bed Deluxe Garden Terrace and Four Poster Bed Junior Suite.

The Boat Hotel’s Bistro showcases rustic and seasonal fare and re-imagined classics, featuring vegetables, fruits and herbs grown locally combined with produce sourced from the British Isles.

The Osprey Bar at the Boat Hotel offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere and is the perfect place to meet or relax, as the bar is full of quiet corners.

The Boat Hotel in Boat of Garten near Aviemore, offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.

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Cots Supplied
Family Room for 3
Family Room for 4
Interconnecting Rooms
Walk In Showers

The Boat Hotel offers warm hospitality and 34 comfortable, individually decorated bedrooms. The range of bedrooms offers something for every taste and budget. No matter how you choose to stay at the Boat Hotel, they aim to make your time more enjoyable and special..

CLASSIC ROOMS - Your Classic Room at the Boat Hotel offers a wide range of amenities. Classic rooms with the emphasis placed firmly on comfort. While minor imperfections such as smaller bathrooms or shower rooms and restricted views make Classic rooms the entry-level accommodation, the have not compromised on comfort that is found throughout their bedrooms. Classic rooms are located across various floors of the hotel, with views towards the back over the village as well as the side across the gardens. It is the perfect space in which to immerse yourself in beauty of the Cairngorm National Park or sink into a deep, restful sleep.

DELUXE ROOMS - Relish in the spaciousness and contemporary feel of the Deluxe rooms. Sumptuous warmth and graceful accents distinguish this meticulously appointed rooms some overlooking the gardens down to the steam railway. All Deluxe garden rooms have French doors with access to a private deck and all bathrooms are fitted with bath/showers, free standing sinks and deep soak bath tubs. There's a high-speed internet connection and 32-inch LCD TV. It is the perfect space in which to immerse yourself in beauty of the Cairngorm National Park or sink into a deep, restful sleep.

SUITE ROOMS - Every one of the individually styled Suites reflects effortless luxury, the spaciousness makes them an appealing choice for space seeking couples or families who wish to share the same room or choose one with a separate lounge where the seating area in some can be transformed into a private bed space for two children. Each has its own unique character and unique charm. From free-standing baths in the bedroom, separate lounge and four-poster beds, our suites combine the best of Old World opulence with 21st Century comforts like high-speed wireless internet and LCD TVs.

LUXURY FAMILY ROOMS - You can choose between all sorts of sleeping arrangements for your family:

Book an interconnecting room - you can privately pop in and out and still enjoy your own space. It’s fun, informal and makes it easy to keep an eye on your little ones.
Ask for a cot in one of the Classic, Deluxe or Suite rooms so you don’t need to bring yours! All Deluxe & Deluxe Garden Rooms accommodate fold down beds… perfect for children aged 12 and under.

Bar & Restaurant

Outdoor Dining Terrace

The Boat Hotel’s Bistro has a goodreputation for food. The menus feature daily Best of British specials and it also almost goes without saying that the chefs uses fresh, local, seasonal produce as the norm.

Breakfast offers you a range of cold dishes and freshly baked pastries from the larder. As well as a fully cooked Scottish breakfast, you can order anything from delicate smoked Scottish Haddock to meltingly beautiful Eggs Florentine. If there’s anything else you’d like to eat, just ask as the chef will gladly make boiled egg and soldiers…

Food is served from: Midday to 3pm & 6pm to 9pm. Serving all day throughout the summer

Breakfast is served from: 8am – 9.30am

The Osprey Bar is warm and welcoming with a merry atmosphere. The bar also offers an exentsive selection of single malt whiskies, some real ales and a fabulous selection of international wines to sample.

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Directions to the Boat Hotel, Boat Of Garten

Boat of Garten is easily accessible from the main A9 road, with nearby connections for bus, rail and air travel. The village lies six miles north east of Aviemore, between the B970 and the A95.

Take the A9 and then exit at the Grantown on Spey / Carrbridge junction. Follow the signs for Boat of Garten / Strathspey Steam Railway.

Quad Biking
Horse Riding
Nature Reserves
Whisky Tasting
Golf in Local Area
Wildlife Watching

The village of Boat Of Garten is known as the "Osprey Village" due to when ospreys returned to Scotland in the 1950s the largest number of them returned to this village. There is now a splendid visitor centre for people to find out more about ospreys and other wildlife of the area. The championship Boat of Garten Golf course is next to the hotel and permits can be obtained for salmon fishing on the mighty River Spey.

The Highland Wildlife Park Discover Scottish wildlife and endangered animals of the world's mountains and tundra in our spectacular setting. Drive around the Main Reserve in your own car and then investigate the walk-round area on foot.

Dalwhinnie whiskey distillery Explore Scotland’s Famous Whisky Distilleries near The Boat Hotel. Whisky, Scotland's national drink, has been produced in Scotland for hundreds of years, and is one of the country's oldest industries.

Landmark Adventure Park Venture out from your base at The Boat Hotel near Aviemore and visit Landmark Forest Adventure Park at Carrbridge, Inverness-shire. Consistently voted one of Scotland’s favourite kids’ leisure destinations, the Landmark Forest Adventure Park offers rock climbing, ‘skydiving’, flume riding, and much more.

Strathspey Steam Railway Jump aboard the Strathspey Steam Railway to a trip back in time and lets the magic of the steam train take the strain whilst enjoying the scenic beauty of the Cairngorn National Park, departing from Boat Of Garten station adjacent to the hotel.

The Boat Hotel is set in an idyllic village a short walk from the stunning Loch Garten and the many forest and Lochside walks.

The Boat Hotel is a pet-friendly hotel that welcomes dogs weighing 75 pounds and under, and all domestic cats.