The Boat Inn

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains
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Overview of The Boat Inn

The Boat Inn

3.5 star property

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Map
Charlestown Rd, Aboyne, Scotland, AB34 5EL

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAboyne Golf Club20 min walk
  • Popular LocationThe Butterworth Gallery6 min drive
  • Popular LocationDeeside Activity Park6 min drive
  • AirportAberdeen (ABZ)45 min drive

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About this area

Aboyne

The Boat Inn is located in Aboyne. Aboyne Golf Club and Ballater Golf Club are worth visiting if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve and Morven.

What's nearby

  • Aboyne Golf Club - 20 min walk
  • The Butterworth Gallery - 6 min drive
  • Deeside Activity Park - 6 min drive
  • Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve - 15 min drive
  • Craigievar Castle - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) - 45 min drive

Restaurants

  • Corner House - 8 min walk
  • Nurtaj - 9 min walk
  • Spider on a Bicycle - 10 min walk
  • The Black Faced Sheep - 11 min walk
  • The White Cottage - 4 min drive

About this property

The Boat Inn

3.5-star inn near Aboyne Golf Club
Along with a restaurant, this inn has a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area. Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, wedding services, a garden and a fireplace at reception are on-site.
The Boat Inn offers 16 accommodations with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

This Aboyne inn provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include telephones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in June 2019.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Restaurants on site

  • The Boat Inn

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Renovated entire property – June 2019
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

More

  • Free local calls
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Local maps
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 4 March and 25 April.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
2 per room
Pets cannot be left unattended
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

The Boat Inn Inn
The Boat Inn Aboyne
The Boat Inn Inn Aboyne

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 57 out of 80 reviews
5 - Excellent 71%
Rating 4 - Good. 20 out of 80 reviews
4 - Good 25%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 80 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 80 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 80 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.4/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely. Quote from my wife.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Just loved the quaintness of this Inn and Pub. Friendly staff, great food, lovely room overlooking the river. Will definitely be back.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great place to stay when exploring. Staff were really helpful. Rooms are great and very comfy
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This was a wonderful stay! The food was delicious, the room was beautiful, and the experience was exactly what I hoped it would be. Thank you so much!
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Food very good
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely, Helpful staff. We ate there a couple of times and food was delicious.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Will be back
Great room in the lodge, very modern and clean , food was really nice and the staff were all helpful
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Overall experience was great, restaurant was very busy however we were happy to wait in the bar area and we were given appetisers when we were seated free of charge. Our room was clean and very comfortable, breakfast was lovely.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great hotel
Fantastic, relaxing and we will be back
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
In a beautiful peaceful location, the food was excellent.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022