The Boat Hotel

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Double or Twin Room, Garden View | Terrace/patio
Double or Twin Room, Garden View | Balcony
Double or Twin Room, Garden View | Egyptian cotton sheets, hypo-allergenic bedding, individually decorated
Egyptian cotton sheets, hypo-allergenic bedding, individually decorated

Overview of The Boat Hotel

The Boat Hotel

3.5-star property
Victorian hotel in Boat of Garten with restaurant and bar/lounge

8,0/10 Very good

478 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Bar
  • Child-friendly activities
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Deshar Road, Boat of Garten, Scotland, PH24 3BH
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Ski storage
  • Room service
  • Conference center
  • Business center
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Communal living room
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Cairngorms National Park - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Inverness (INV) - 47 min drive
  • Carrbridge Station - 8 min drive
  • Aviemore Station - 14 min drive
  • Kingussie Station - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Andersons Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Nethy House Cafe & Rooms - 6 min drive
  • The Old Bakery - 6 min drive
  • Pizzariach - 7 min drive
  • Route 7 Cafe - 8 min drive

About this property

The Boat Hotel

3.5-star family-friendly hotel adjacent to a golf course
You can look forward to 18 holes of golf, a terrace, and a garden at The Boat Hotel. Adventurous travelers may like the ecotours at this hotel. Be sure to enjoy a meal at The Boat Country Inn, the onsite family restaurant. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a fireplace in the lobby and a bar.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • Free self parking
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), express check-out, and luggage storage
  • Books, express check-in, and golf clubs on site
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the location
Room features
All guestrooms at The Boat Hotel include comforts such as laptop-friendly workspaces, in addition to amenities like free WiFi. Guest reviews give good marks for the clean, comfortable rooms at the property.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Changing tables, highchairs, and free infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding and Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • 40-inch flat-screen TVs with digital channels
  • Recycling, coffee/tea makers, and heating

Languages

Bulgarian, Czech, English, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 34 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - anytime
  • Express check-in/out
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 3 children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only, 2 per room)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • Food and water bowls available

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free
  • Children's games
  • Changing table

What to do

  • Ecotours
  • Evening entertainment
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Ski lessons nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Conference center

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Golf clubs on site
  • Ski storage

Facilities

  • Built in 1899
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Communal living room
  • 18 holes of golf

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages

  • Bulgarian
  • Czech
  • English
  • Greek
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Alarm clock
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free crib/infant bed

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Highchair

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Recycling
  • Mobile key entry

Special features

Dining

The Boat Country Inn - This family restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 12.95 for adults and GBP 6.50 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 10 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for GBP 10.0 per night

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet, per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

This property uses geothermal energy.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

A fee for a mandatory Christmas Day gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on December 25.

A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on December 24.

A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on December 31.

A fee for a mandatory Valentine's Day gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on February 14.

Also known as

Boat Boat of Garten
Boat Hotel
Boat Hotel Boat of Garten
Hotel Boat
Boat Hotel Of Garten
The Boat Hotel Boat Of Garten, Scotland
The Boat Hotel Of Garten Scotland
The Boat Hotel Hotel
The Boat Hotel Boat of Garten
The Boat Hotel Hotel Boat of Garten

Frequently asked questions

Does The Boat Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Boat Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Boat Hotel?
As of 07 October 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Boat Hotel on 01 November 2022 start from R1 344, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Boat Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Boat Hotel?
Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. There's a charge of GBP 20 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at The Boat Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Boat Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. There's a charge of GBP 10 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge. Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Boat Hotel and nearby?
During the winter, enjoy nearby recreation like downhill skiing and snowboarding, and return when the snow melts for cycling and fishing. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours. Enjoy amenities like a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Boat Hotel?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, The Boat Country Inn. Nearby restaurants include Andersons Restaurant (4-min walk), Nethy House Cafe & Rooms (4.2 mi), and The Old Bakery (4.6 mi).
What's the area around The Boat Hotel like?
The Boat Hotel is located a short 4-minute walk from Boat of Garten Golf Club. Travelers say that the hotel is in a great location.

Overall score and ratings

8,0

Very good

8,2/10

Cleanliness

8,4/10

Staff & service

8,1/10

Amenities

7,4/10

Property conditions & facilities

8,2/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Mary, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Brian, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

GR, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We have visited again and again!
This is about our 5th visit to Boat. We had a stop over night on the way further north. . It’s a friendly for humans and dogs! It’s relaxed, and comfortable.
Gillian, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great Hotel and location
Beautiful Hotel, beautiful location. Staff were amazingly polite and efficient. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Shower was a bit rubbish tho.
Blythe, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

bonnie boat
Visiting boat for a birthday celebration, the hotel was ideally situated and proved to be an excellent choice.
Lawrence, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Duncan, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

John, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Andrew, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

YUEN SHA, 1-night family trip
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